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June 13, 2011

Featured Fighter: Jason Sarbacker


Name: Jason Sarbacker
Age: 29
Height: 5’8
Fight Weight: 170
School: Sityodtong
Record: 2-1
City/State Born: Framingham Ma

1. When and Why did you get into MMA?? I got involved in MMA in 2008 when I discovered an MMA gym right down the street from where I used to live in Townsend Ma and gave it a try and loved it.

2. Do you have a background in martial arts, boxing , wrestling etc? No my first experience with it was in 2008.

3. What's your nickname, how did you get it? No nickname yet.

4. What are your ultimate goals in the sport? My ultimate goal in this sport is to go as far as I can while still having fun.

5. What do you think about your next opponent? My next opponent is Paddy Thompson, he’s a well-rounded fighter and a great challenge for me.

6. How do you see the fight going/being finished? No idea, every time I think a fights gonna go one way it goes the other way. Probably a ref stoppage in the 2nd or third round.

7. What weight do you walk at/how much do you cut to fight? I walk around at 180 so only 10 pounds or so for the weight cut.

8. What's your favorite part about fighting? My favorite part about fighting is the party after the fight and a week or two off after from training.

9. What's the worst part about fighting? The week before because you just want the fight to get here so you can take care of business, and ticket sales, there’s nothing worse then tracking down your friends for money they promised you two weeks ago while your trying to focus on cutting weight.

10. Anyone locally or in the bigs that you really would love to fight, and why? No one in particular

11. What do you feel is your best weapon in your fights? My best weapon in my fights is my team behind me.

12. What is your favorite foods that you miss while cutting weight?? Cinnabons, beer, ice cream.

13. What is your most memorable moment to date in MMA?? Was winning my first pro fight in 17 seconds

14. How else do you spend your time when you are not training?? I’m a full time student and when I am not training or at school I am usually fishing.

15. What do you do for a living besides fighting?? I work with my brother doing construction.

“I would like to give a shoutout to Big John, Tyson Chartier, all of Team Sityodtong, TD Athletes Edge.”

Jason definitely looks like a construction worker!! He is in excellent shape and plans to show off his skills this Friday at the AFO Summer Brawl!! Don’t believe AFO’s site his real name is Sarbacker not Starbacker LOL!! We at would like to thank Jason and Sityodong for allowing us to have another fine installment of Featured Fighter for you all. Good luck to you Jason!!