Jack Marshman

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Jack Marshman
Born (1989-12-19) December 19, 1989 (age 29)
Abertillery, Wales
Other namesHammer
NationalityWelsh
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight84.5 kg (186 lb; 13 st 4 lb)
DivisionMiddleweight
Reach73 in (185 cm)
Fighting out ofAbertillery, Wales
TeamTillery Combat MMA Academy
RankPurple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[1]
Years active2010–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total31
Wins23
By knockout13
By submission5
By decision5
Losses8
By knockout4
By submission1
By decision3
OccupationParatrooper[2]
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Jack Marshman (born December 19, 1989) is a Welsh professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.[3] A professional competitor since 2010, he has also competed for BAMMA and Cage Warriors. He is the former BAMMA Lonsdale Middleweight Champion[4] [5] and former Cage Warriors Middleweight Champion.[6]

Background[edit]

Marshman started training MMA when he was 15 when his dad introduced him to his friend who is a mixed martial arts (MMA) coach, Richard Shore. After the first MMA training session, Marshman was instantly hooked and spent much of his time in the gym there after. He claimed that learning MMA taught him to stay out of troubles in his teenage life.[7]

Marshman joined the army at the age of 17. He served as a Lance Corporal with the 3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment for 10 years, where he was deployed to Afghanistan. He serves as the Parachute trooper while fighting MMA professionally.[8][9] [10] He believed his military service helped him to develop the physical and mental toughness and self-discipline which would help him in his MMA career.[11]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Marshman fought in the European circuit and he was the Middleweight Cage Warriors Fighting Championship (CWFC) Champion[9] He amassed a record of 20-5 prior joining UFC.[12] Marshman was the first Welshman signed by UFC.[13]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Marshman made his UFC debut on November 19, 2016 at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2.[14] He faced Magnus Cedenblad and won his first UFC win via TKO one round two.[15]

On February 19, 2017 Marshman faced Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Browne.[16] Marshman came out aggressively on round one but he was dropped to the floor on round two after he was hit by Santos's spinning wheel kick and followed by a series of striking to his face and lost the fight via a TKO.[17]

Marshman faced Ryan Janes at UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio on July 16, 2017.[18] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[19]

Marshman faced Antônio Carlos Júnior on October 28, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 119.[20] He lost the fight via submission.[21]

Marshman was expected to face Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos on March 17, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 127.[22] However, on February 19, 2018, it was announced that Zaleski was pulled from the event, citing knee injury.[23] He was replaced by Brad Scott.[24] Subsequently, Marshman was removed from the card two days before the event for medical issues surrounding his weight cut and his fight with Scott was scrapped.[25]

Marshman faced Karl Roberson on November 3, 2018 at UFC 230.[26] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[27]

Marshman faced John Phillips on March 16, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 5[28] At the weigh-ins, Marshman weighed in at 188 lbs, 2 pounds over the middleweight non-title fight limit of 186 lbs. He was fined 20% of his fight purse and the bout proceeded at catchweight.[29] Marshman won the bout via split decision.[30]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

  • Cage Warrior Fighting Championship (CWFC)
    • Cage Warrior Fighting Championship Middleweight Championship (One time) vs. Christopher Jacquelin [9]
  • BAMMA Championship
    • BAMMA Lonsdale Middleweight Championship (One time) vs. Leeroy Barnes [31][32]
  • Made4TheCage Fighting Championships (M4TC)
    • Made4TheCage Middleweight Championship (One time) vs. Kyle Redfearn[33]
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 23–8 John Phillips Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal March 16, 2019 3 5:00 London, England Catchweight (188 lbs) bout; Marshman missed weight,
Loss 22–8 Karl Roberson Decision (unanimous) UFC 230 November 3, 2018 3 5:00 New York City, New York, United States
Loss 22–7 Antônio Carlos Júnior Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida October 28, 2017 1 4:30 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 22–6 Ryan Janes Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio July 16, 2017 3 5:00 Glasgow, Scotland
Loss 21–6 Thiago Santos TKO (spinning wheel kick and punches) UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Browne February 19, 2017 2 2:21 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Win 21–5 Magnus Cedenblad TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2 November 19, 2016 2 3:32 Belfast, Northern Ireland Performance of the Night.
Win 20–5 Christopher Jacquelin TKO (punch) CWFC 77 July 8, 2016 2 3:32 London, England Won the vacant CWFC Middleweight Championship.
Win 19–5 Ali Arish Submission (guillotine choke) CWFC 76 June 4, 2016 1 4:58 Newport, Wales
Win 18–5 Shaun Lomas Submission (rear-naked choke) Pain Pit Fight Night 15 March 5, 2016 1 3:45 Ebbw Vale, Wales
Win 17–5 Kyle Redfearn Decision (majority) M4tC 18 September 28, 2015 2 1:50 Newcastle, England Won the vacant M4tC Middleweight Championship.
Win 16–5 Che Mills TKO (punches) CWFC 72 September 13, 2014 3 5:00 Newport, Wales
Win 15–5 Bola Omoyele Submission (armbar) CWFC 69 June 7, 2014 2 1:32 London, England
Loss 14–5 Abu Azaitar TKO (punches) CWFC: Fight Night 10 March 28, 2014 1 4:51 Amman, Jordan
Win 14–4 Alex Minogue Decision (unanimous) Extreme Cage Championships: Banned 2 December 14, 2013 3 5:00 Manchester, England
Win 13–4 Simas Norkus TKO (punches) Pain Pit Fight Night 9 November 2, 2013 2 1:19 Newport, Wales
Loss 12–4 Ion Pascu KO (punches) BAMMA 13 September 14, 2013 1 4:02 Birmingham, England
Loss 12–3 Scott Askham Decision (unanimous) Ultimate Cage Fighting Championships 5 July 27, 2013 3 5:00 Doncaster, England For the UCFC Middleweight Championship.
Win 12–2 Wayne Cole TKO (punches) GWC: The British Invasion: U.S. vs. U.K. June 29, 2013 1 1:26 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Loss 11–2 Xavier Foupa-Pokam Decision (split) BAMMA 11 December 1, 2012 3 5:00 Birmingham, England
Win 11–1 Andrew Punshon Submission (triangle choke) BAMMA 10 September 15, 2012 1 2:31 London, England Originally for the BAMMA Middleweight Championship; Marshman missed weight (187.2 lbs).
Loss 10–1 Tom Watson TKO (elbows) BAMMA 9 March 24, 2012 2 4:50 Birmingham, England Lost the BAMMA Middleweight Championship.
Win 10–0 Leeroy Barnes Decision (unanimous) BAMMA 8 December 10, 2011 3 5:00 Nottingham, England Defended the BAMMA Middleweight Championship.
Win 9–0 Carl Noon TKO (punches) BAMMA 7 September 10, 2011 3 2:09 Birmingham, England Won the vacant BAMMA Middleweight Championship.
Win 8–0 Mike Ling Submission (armbar) Shock n' Awe 8 July 23, 2011 1 N/A Portsmouth, England Won the Shock n' Awe Middleweight Championship.
Win 7–0 Lee Chadwick TKO (punhes) Olympian MMA Championships 10 June 4, 2011 1 1:37 Liverpool, England
Win 6–0 Kevin Reed KO (punch) Valley of Kings 1 May 7, 2011 1 2:59 Cardiff, Wales
Win 5–0 Kevin Reed TKO (punches) Ready To Rage 2 June 19, 2010 1 0:00 Newport, Wales
Win 4–0 Paul Jenkins TKO (punches) Samurai Fight Night 1 May 8, 2010 2 0:00 Abertillery, Wales
Win 3–0 Leonardo Queiroz TKO (punches) Spartan Fight Challenge 3 March 20, 2010 2 0:00 Newport, Wales
Win 2–0 Andrew Cochran TKO (punches) KnuckleUp MMA 4 February 20, 2010 1 1:51 Cheltenham, England
Win 1–0 Karim Mammar TKO (injury) Ready to Rage 1 January 31, 2010 2 0:43 Newport, Wales

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Prates, Fernanda; Subhan, Abbey (March 17, 2019). "Paratrooper Jack Marshman on 'packing my bags, running away' from army to fight at UFC London". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
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  4. ^ Bean, Martin. "BAMMA 8 Results — BAMMA". www.bamma.com. Retrieved 2017-12-06.
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  29. ^ Staff (2019-03-15). "UFC London weigh-in results: Till vs. Masvidal set, one main card fighter misses weight". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved 2019-03-15.
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