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Jon Fitch: Josh Koscheck should be fighting GSP at UFC 111 -- not Dan Hardy


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"It's kind of disrespectful to a lot of the other fighters in the weight class that got passed by. I think Koscheck should be fighting for the title right now. I think him and GSP should have been fighting at UFC 111. It's nothing against Dan Hardy, he's a great fighter, a great guy, and I think some day he was going to get a title shot anyways. The fact of the matter is he's only four fights deep in the UFC. I had to win eight fights to get a title shot. There's a lot of other guys who had to put in a lot more work to get there. For a lot of the guys watching and sitting around, it's discouraging. What exactly do you have to do to get a title shot?"

Former welterweight number one contender Jon Fitch doesn't like the fact that British striker Dan Hardy was able to leapfrog other competitors in the UFC's crowded 170-pound division for a crack at division champion Georges St. Pierre. Did the promotion "Rush" Hardy into a title shot simply because they're running out of new challengers? Or did Josh Koscheck do enough to deserve a rematch before anyone new stepped up? "The Outlaw" has a huge opportunity to prove everyone wrong tonight in Newark...

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