Posted by tcunningham
fitch is one of the very best wrestler in the UFC. he WILL get penn down theres no doubt about that. fitch is a huge welterweight and penn is a small one, thats not a good match up for penn IMO. definitely fitch by UD via grindage
I'll say that Fitch's combo of Wrestling/BJJ make him one of the very best grapplers in the UFC, but i dont think he's on of the best wrestlers. His takedowns can be lacking if he cant close the distance and force the clinch. The best wrestlers in the promotion can shoot-in to take you down AND take you down from the clinch. I'd put him behind Jones, Pierre, Koscheck, Maynard, Velasquez, and Sonnen as far as takedowns are concerned.