UFC Quick Quote: Jon Fitch sees silver lining after Georges St. Pierre loss

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"There was no way I was going to go out like that. As long as I had breath in my lungs I was gonna fight and try to win. It sucks looking back at it and it totally changed my frame of mind and what I was thinking throughout the fight [after getting caught in the first round]. I look back at that moment a lot like 'what if I hadn’t thrown that stupid kick and not taken that punch?' I’ll have to get back there and try it again.... I’ve got a lot of support right now. People were impressed with my abilities and the fact I stayed in there even though I was hurt. I turned a lot of heads and got a lot of new fans from this fight."

-- Former number one welterweight contender, Jon Fitch, talks to FightNews.com about his five-round unanimous decision loss to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 87: "Seek and Destroy" on August 9. The American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) standout wants to hop right back on the horse after the hard-fought battle, hoping to return to action as soon as UFC 90: "Silva vs. Cote" in Rosemont, Ill., which is close to his Fort Wayne, Ind., hometown.

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