The following summary of this film was provided by the producer: “Such Great Heights,” is an intimate look inside the world of mixed martial arts fighting. The film follows top UFC Welterweight Contender Jon Fitch, both inside and outside of the cage, as he prepares to do battle with Champion Georges St. Pierre. Intensity and emotion move toward critical mass as fight night approaches and a tight knit team rallies around Jon.
While Fitch prepares for this climactic moment in his life, the story weaves through the daily triumphs and challenges of the other fighters at the American Kickboxing Academy (AKA). The film explores the grueling lifestyles of these fighters as they deal with everything from their personal demons to finding a place to sleep at night.
The film features UFC stars Jon Fitch, Cain Velasquez, Josh Koscheck and Mike Swick and their coaches as well as fighters Josh Thomson, Bobby Southworth, Pat Minihan, Matt Major, Nathan Moore, Nate James and Luke Rockhold. It is directed by Jonah Tulis. It is produced by Tulis, Philip Frank and Jesse Osher. “Such Great Heights” is presented in high definition and Dolby Digital surround sound.