UFC on Fuel 5: What We Learned from John Hathaway vs. John Maguire

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UFC on Fuel 5: What We Learned from John Hathaway vs. John Maguire
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On the main card in Saturday's UFC on Fuel 5, a battle of Johns took place in the UK, as welterweight John Hathaway and John Maguire faced off.

The fight wasn't the best, but it did result in a decision victory for John...Hathaway.

Here is what we learned from the fight.


What We'll Remember From This Fight

I already forgot most of it, but I'll remember that Hathaway has a long reach that he can utilize very well on his feet.


What We Learned About Hathaway

Once again, his reach is a long one for the division, and he utilizes it very well. Also, Hathaway displayed a nice top game in the second round against the jiu-jitsu fighter Maguire.


What We Learned About Maguire

The master of Gypsy Jiu-Jitsu does indeed have an impressive ground game, but Maguire will need to work on his stand-up if he wants to contend in the welterweight division.


What's Next for Hathaway

There are a lot of potential matchups for Hathaway, including the loser of Ellenberger vs. Hieron, Amir Sadollah win or lose or even a matchup with Matthew Riddle.


What's Next for Maguire

Good jiu-jitsu matchup between Maguire and T.J. Waldburger works for me.


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