Fighter Analysis: Martin McDonough
This week's Fighter Analysis shines the spotlight on the Valley of Kings Bantamweight Champion Martin McDonough. The man known as "Mr. Pink" captured the title at VOK 2 earlier this year after defeating Yassine Ouakil in clinical fashion. But for now read on to find out more about Mr. McDonough.....
Name: Martin McDonough
Nickname: Mr Pink
Marital Status: Got a girlfriend and a son on the way.
Gym: Tillery Combat
MMA Record: 7-4
Twitter Account: @Mr_Pink_MMA
What is your:
Career High? Winning the Valley of Kings Bantamweight Title
Career Low? Getting tapped by Scott Pooley.
Career Ambition? To fight the best fighters in the world.
Toughest Ever Fight? Not sure, all my losses that went the distance were tough!
Favourite Ever Fight? Against Ben Crook, I got to stand and bang the whole fight.
Favourite way to end a fight? KO, TKO or submission. I'm always coming to finish the fight.
Favourite ever MMA event? I couldn't choose, I love all MMA events.
Favourite MMA Promotion? UFC.
Favourite Movie? Any film with Will Ferrell.
Favourite Artist/Band? Professor Green, Lil Wayne, Eminem any Rap really.
Favourite Food? Italian food all the way!
Favourite Alcoholic Beverage? I will drink anything (laughs).
Favourite Sport (Apart from MMA)? Football and Boxing
Is your favourite fighter of all time? Chuck Liddell.
Would you least like to meet in a dark alley? Jon Jones after he has argued with his Mrs.
Would you want alongside you in a bar fight? Jack Marshman we been there a few times (laughs).
Is your favourite MMA Ring Girl? I don't know any of their names (laughs)!!
Is your inspiration in life? Everything I'm trying to do is for my son and my family.
Pick three of your team mates and describe them using only one word?
1. Jack Marshman - Unbelievable
2. Kris Edwards - Cardio
3. Jack Shore - The Future (2 words but I don't care)
Do you have any superstitions? If I win I use the same walk in track.
First thing you eat after weighing in? Chicken, Pasta, Mayonnaise and Sweetcorn.
What is the stupidest thing you have ever done? There are many stupid things I have done, so I couldn't pick one out!
What is the worst injury you've ever suffered? I broke my left hand in my fight with Ben Crook.
And Finally....What are you Addicted to? In the words of Charlie Sheen.... WINNING!!
Photography by Huw Fairclough, Short & Round Photography.
Published by Steve Wickett - Sat, 19 May 2012 13:41