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Andy HIllhouse

INTERVIEW WITH ANDY HILLHOUSE

Published September 2012
Andy Hillhouse
 
Andy 'No Fear' Hillhouse, is 36 and lives in Glasgow, Scotland. He trains at the Griphouse.. He is an Mixed Martial Arts  Fighter with a 3-6-0 record. He is fighting on B-BAD Promotions, which is the B.K.B. ( Bare Knuckle Boxing) event on October 27. Andy talks about why he is going B.K.B. and how he trains.
 
Andy thank you for making your time available to chat with us at Cage Amateurs U.K.

Q/ How did you first get into the World of Fighting?

A/ It was my pal at the time, he asked if I wanted a fight and of course I said yes. It turned out to be Cage Fighting which was taking place in Glasgow 5 months later. So I had to join an Mixed Martial Arts Gym and get training.
 
Q/ Tell us about your M.M.A. career?

A/ I have not got the best record in Mixed Martial Arts, due to my ground game. I am more of a brawler, I like to trade blows and unfortunately, I got took to the ground in most of my M.M.A. fights which resulted in referee stoppage.
 
Q/ What do you think of B-BAD holding the first fully legal shows in the UK?

A/ I think it’s great and about time B-BAD got put forward just like M.M.A.

Q/ How is preparing for B.K.B. different from preparing for M.M.A?

A/ Personally I don’t think there is a difference, because you still have to have a high cardio level.
 
Q/ What is your main training routine over a week period?

A/ My weekly routine consists of jogging, bag work and Thai boxing classes,  4 times a week. Each session lasting an hour, I step this up closer to my fights
 
Q/ How do the weight classes work in B.K.B. and what weight will you be at?

A /I am coming in at heavy weight not sure of the categories
 
Q/ Are any guys you know on the M.M.A. circuit interested in B.K.B?

A/ Some fighters that i have spoken to are interested but would like to see and know a bit more about it before taking part in it.
 
Q/ What kind of diet would you have over a week period?

A/ In a week to week basis my diet varies depending on the endurance of my training to satisfy myself.
 
Q/ What do you know about your opponent at B-BAD on October 27th?

A /  Don’t know anything about my opponent except he is a wing chun fighter, I am not bothered who i am fighting.
 
Andy, what a great interview. Thanks for the time and we will see you at B-BAD on the 27th.

09/04/2018 Since this interview was published Andy has moved on from the fighting world and is now getting work acting in Films. Andy can be found on his Facebook page.
 
 

 
 
 

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