Pro Record: 8-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Team Neutral Grounds
Age: 44
Sex: Male
Height: 6 Feet. 0 Inch(es).
Weight: 230 lbs.
Out of: Los Angeles, CA
Born: Torrance, CA

John Marsh's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 11/30/2007 Loss Oleg Taktarov Bodog Fight: USA vs. Russia Submission Knee Bar 2 0:33
02/02/2007 Loss Chad Griggs International Fight League: 2007 Season TKO/RSC 2 2:32
NSF 03/18/2006 Win Shane Faulkner Extreme Wars 2: X-1 KO 3 2:51
04/16/2005 Loss Mike Van Arsdale UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 05/07/2004 Win Wesley Correira Rumble On The Rock 5 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 12/23/2000 Loss Ricco Rodriguez Pride 12: Cold Fury Decision 2
NSF 03/25/2000 Loss Vladimir Matyushenko International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 6 Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 11/20/1999 Loss Jeremy Horn Neutral Grounds 13 Decision 3
NSF 09/07/1999 Win Travis Fulton Shooto : Superbrawl 13 Submission Heel Hook 2 2:48
NSF 09/04/1998 Win Keith Stewart The Ultimate Rumble in Reno Submission Rear Naked Choke 0:00
NSF 09/04/1998 Win Jack Swart The Ultimate Rumble in Reno Submission Keylock 0:00
NSF 08/02/1998 Win Adel Neutral Grounds 6 Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 0:00
NSF 04/11/1998 Win Griffin Reynaud Extreme Challenge 17 Submission Punches 1 6:22
NSF 04/11/1998 Win Paul Pumphrey Extreme Challenge 17 Submission Punches 1 4:22

John Marsh's Amateur Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 09/07/1999 Loss Josh Barnett Shooto : Superbrawl 13 Submission 1 4:23
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

Fighter Bio


John Michael Marsh (born September 15, 1970) is an American professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. He last fought for the Tokyo Sabres of the International Fight League.

Marsh turned to MMA in 1993 at age 23. He has made appearances in top organizations such as Pride, Ultimate Fighting Championship, and the International Fight League. He is currently the training partner of MMA Legend David 'Tank' Abbott and has honed his jiu jitsu skills under Royce Gracie. One of Marsh's most notable wins was over Wesley 'Cabbage' Correira in Rumble on the Rock 5 in 2004.

Marsh was a private bodyguard for Grammy-winning recording artist, producer and actor Dr. Dre and wrestled at El Camino Junior College. He currently resides in Redondo Beach, California.