Thursday, August 23, 2012


Josh Hill

Josh Hill seems to be a win away from potentially changing his life. One more win could see the 135 pound mixed martial artist elevate his status from top Canadian prospect, to up and comer in one of the big shows of MMA. The 25 year old holds an undefeated record after eight bouts in the cage and doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon. He has taken on all comers in the Canadian circuit over the past three years and has yet to face any serious adversity during his fights. This may change on Saturday August the 25th when he faces his toughest test yet, in the ultra aggressive John Fraser.


Hill is going to look dominate Fraser with his natural athleticism and dynamic wrestling skills. These two factors have seen Joshs hand raised since he began his career in 2003. Hills first few fights were in the now defunct Warrior One MMA promotion. All three of these fights for Warrior One were finishes and got Josh noticed as someone to look out for in the future. Joshs impressive performances were well received and he was offered a title fight for the Alberta based promotion Aggression MMA. After 5 rounds of dominance against the previously undefeated Diego Wilson, Hill was declared champion.


The Score Fighting Series was formed in 2011 and was looking for Canada s best prospects to do battle in its cage. Josh was an obvious choice and fought on there first card at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga. Hills opponent was then undefeated Darin Cooley, who was based out the infamous Cesar Gracie academy. Hill took the fight to Cooley and earned him the unanimous decision. This big win against an American opponent further solidified Josh as a future star.

With the bout against Fraser, Hill is going to face a different kind of fighter. Fraser is an aggressive forward moving fighter, who is not afraid to strike of grapple. He wont be intimated by Joshs reputation as a dominate wrestler. They have a common opponent in Eric Wilson, with Josh earning the decision while Fraser getting the finish. Although academic is does show the finishing ability of Fraser and marks him as a dangerous foe. The battle is set, the only thing left to do is fight. Come Saturday August 25th we are sure to see one.

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