28 Feb 2011
Continuing our introduction to the fighters taking part in the Submission 1000 tournament, I bring you the raw fighting talent of John Maguire:
Q: Hi John, let's start with a few stats: age, weight, belt rank (if appropriate), MA styles etc?
JM: 27, 83kg, don't have a belt rank in bjj but in mma I am UCMMA and OMMAC welterweight Champion.
Q: What is your fight record (gi, nogi, MMA etc)?
JM: Don't do gi, nogi 7-1, and my mma record is 14-2-0
Q: What is your finest grappling achievement?
JM: I won a tournament called GTTG (go to the ground) that was good.
Q: What can people who may never have seen submission wrestling or BJJ expect at the tournament?
JM: Me slamming someone hard lol!
Q: The 8 man division contains some top level fighters, who are you most looking forward to fighting against?
JM: Dont care I'll fight anyone of them.
Q: Do you think you can adapt to the rule changes for the night?
JM: Yeah for sure I think the rules changes are good.
Q: What will you do with the prize money?
JM: Not really sure think I'll have a party lol.
Q: Good luck and look forward to seeing you fight at the Submission 1000 tournament at the Lockdown FC.
JM: Thanks very much and I look forward to the tournament.