EXCLUSIVE | ‘Doomsday’ Howard Talks Low Blows, War Machine and Laying the Smack Down on Brian Ebersole

Here comes the Doom! Before all the Pay-Per View action begins at UFC 178 this Saturday, the preliminary card will broadcast on Fox Sports 1 and showcase some of the UFC’s top talent. While the return of Dominick Cruz has overshadowed the rest of the prelims, the bout set to kickoff the evening is sure … Read more

CageFX brings Mayhem to Mansfield on April 3

MANSFIELD, Mass – The CageFX April 3, 2010 Mayhem in Mansfield Show will be the promotion’s 9th event and features a stacked card (subject to change) of 17 professional fights. The main event features Heavyweights Lee Beane (6-0, Wai Kru) and Christian Morecraft (5-0, CCFA) in a battle for the CFX belt. Both men are … Read more

Is John “Doomsday” Howard ready for Dennis Hallman?

Is John Howard ready for the likes of Dennis Hallman?

John “Doomsday” Howard (12-4, 2-0 UFC) is in for the fight of his life this weekend. The UFC rookie will take on UFC veteran and MMA legend Dennis “Superman” Hallman (41-12-2, 1-3 UFC), who is making his UFC return Saturday night at The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale in Las Vegas, Nev.

Hallman’s last bout inside the Octagon took place in Oct. 2005 against Jorge Rivera at UFC 55. Hallman lost that fight by unanimous decision. Since then, he has gone 7-1, with his most recent fight being a 20 second rear-naked choke submission victory over Justin Davis at Strikeforce – Challengers Series 2 back in June.

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Inside the mind of Doom: ProMMA.info exclusive interview with John “Doomsday” Howard

Already 2-0 in the UFC, John Howard prepares for the biggest challenge of his life.
Already 2-0 in the UFC, John Howard prepares for the biggest challenge of his life.

John “Doomsday” Howard arrived on the UFC scene in January 2009, at UFC 94, where he defeated Chris Wilson via split decision. Six months later he returned at UFC 101, where he took home another split decision victory, this time over Tamdan McCrory.

Now, prepared for his third UFC fight of the year at The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale on Dec. 5, John Howard’s caliber of opponent moves up dramatically as he takes on MMA legend Dennis “Superman” Hallman. Howard realizes the significance of the fight and agrees it will be the biggest test of his career.

ProMMA.info spoke with “Doomsday” on Wednesday about the upcoming bout, and what it means to him to fight someone with Hallman’s experience. We also talked to John about where he grew up, his MMA beginnings, training at Wai Kru, and much more.

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