John Hathaway is a Mixed Martial Arts fighter currently fighting in the UFC. John fights in the welterweight category and has a record of 15 wins, one loss and no draws. John has won five out of his six fights in the UFC, with wins over Rick Story, Paul Taylor and Diego Sanchez. He trains out of London Shootfighters in London.
Formerly an open-side flanker for local rugby team Hove RFC, Hathaway decided to make the transitition to mixed martial arts after watching the Ultimate Fighting championship on television. He made his professional MMA debut on the 25th June 2006 defeating his opponent via rear naked choke in the first round.
After signing a four fight deal, Hathaway was scheduled to fight undefeated Tom Egan at UFC 93 Franklin vs Henderson. He made an impressive UFC debut, scoring a dominant TKO win over Egan via elbows, expanding his record to a perfect 10-0-0.