Getting to Know… John Fraser


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Name: John Fraser

Height: 5’7”

Walking Around Weight: 165lb

MMA Competition Weight Class: 135lb

Date of Birth: Oct 20/1977

City born in: Sarnia, Ontario.

City currently residing in: Sarnia, Ontario.

First Job: Flat Top Roofing.

Current Job: Process Operator – Shell Refinery.

First Car: 1995 Ford Tempo.

Current Car: Hyundai Accent.

Icing a cake (photo: Laura Fraser)

Favorite Movie: Avengers.

Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones.

Favorite Band/Singer: Drop Kick Murphys.

Nickname, and how you got it: Haggis Basher.  I wore a shirt to wrestling practice that I bought at a Highland Games that said Haggis Basher on it and the guys on the team started calling me ‘Haggis Basher’.

MMA Team/Camp: Team Supreme.

MMA Titles Held: W1 Featherweight title and Wreck MMA Bantamweight title.

Belts attained in other combat sports: None

Favorite UFC Fighter: None

MMA Inspirations/Mentor/Idol: None

First Martial Arts Memory: None

First MMA Memory: Competing as a amateur in an 8 man tournament .

Greatest MMA Moment to Date: Defeating Thierry Quenneville for the W1 Featherweight title.

Funniest MMA Fighter that You Know: None

Toughest MMA Competitors Encountered: Thierry Quenneville.

Most Memorable Finish: Top side triangle over Chucky Mady.

Choking out Travis Reddinger (Photo: Jeremy Penn)

Cage or Ring: Cage.

Embarrassing MMA Memory: None

Funny MMA Memory: Having to put my hair in a ponytail for one of my fights.

Favorite MMA Move (finish/strike): Triangle/Liver Punch.

Favorite Sport Outside of MMA: None

Favorite Food: Peanut Butter.

Relationship status: Married 13 years.

Twitter Account: @johnfrasermma

Facebook Account/Fan Page: John Fraser/ John Fraser – The Haggis Basher


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14 Responses to “ Getting to Know… John Fraser ”

  1. Jamie Locke says:

    I am a Haggis Basher fan!

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  2. BDC says:

    He cuts 30 lbs??

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  3. HaggisBasher says:

    I walk around at 165lb when I am far from a fight, during fight camp I am 15lbs out

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  4. harry balls says:

    A lotta ‘nones’. No favourite fighter or embarrassing moment? C’mon , everybody’s got a favourite!

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  5. harry balls says:

    Oh, and come back to Gatineau to fight.

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  6. Don't Call Me Leon says:

    Love the straight up answers!

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  7. HaggisBasher says:

    There is alot of fighters I like but no one stands out as a favorite right now.

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  8. Don't Call Me Leon says:

    He’s speaking his mind and not filling it in with useless garbage, I call this The Diaz Approach!

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  9. Rob says:

    His favourite foods are peanut butter and cake. That’s why he gains 30lbs after a fight.

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  10. woodrow says:

    too many none’s!!!! cmon johnny

    he does like montreal canadiens hockey team!!! for his fights and any fights his teamates have (including mine) he always has a habs bucket in the corner!!! embarrasing to me the bruins fan in between rounds!!!

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  11. Would you want to admit you were a Habs fan?

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  12. Big Win says:

    @Keith Grienke

    would rather admit to being a habs fan then a jets fan lol

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  13. BodySnatcher says:


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  14. Nigel Guerin says:

    great background….very marketable – hopefully he gets the win and gets the call

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