John Wayne Parr Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who is John Wayne Parr?
John Wayne “The Gunslinger” Parr is an Australian Muay Thai fighter who has been competing in the sport for almost three decades. John Wayne Parr first started his martial arts journey at the age of 11 with Taekwondo. He even competed for a local championship in Taekwondo and got a silver medal.
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John Wayne Parr then transitioned into kickboxing and eventually, after moving to Queensland he began training in Muay Thai under Blaire Moore, one of the first Muay Thai promoters in Australia.
From then on John Wayne Parr began to compete and eventually moved to Thailand in 1996 and stayed at a training camp there for 4 years. He went on to have one of the greatest careers in modern Muay Thai history, especially for a non-Thai fighter.Strength Training and Stretching for Endurance Athletes by Eric Hinman is available now at BJJFanatics.com.
How Old is John Wayne Parr?
John Wayne Parr was born on 25 May 1976. This makes him 45 years old at the time of writing.
John Wayne Parr’s Family
John Wayne Parr is married to his wife Angela Rivera-Parr. The pair have two children together, a daughter named Jasmine Parr and a son named Jesse James Parr. John Wayne Parr’s wife and children have all competed or are currently competing in Muay Thai
How Much is John Wayne Parr Worth?
John Wayne Parr’s net worth is estimated to be around $2.5 million US dollars
How Tall is John Wayne Parr?
John Wayne Parr stands at 5 feet 10 inches tall or 1.77 meters tall.
What is John Wayne Parr’s Reach?
John Wayne Parr’s reach is 71 inches long or 180 centimetres long.
How Much Does John Wayne Parr Weigh?
John Wayne Parr weighs 178 pounds or 80.0 kilograms.
John Wayne Parr’s Fight List
John Wayne Parr’s professional fight list starts in 1997 with his fight against Joe Louie Muangsarin at the legendary Lumpinee stadium. John Wayne Parr won the match by TKO using uppercuts.
He then competed around the world but mainly in Thailand for 7 years before debuting at the K-1 World Max 2004 tournament. In that match, he beat Duane “Bang” Ludwig by a unanimous decision. John Wayne Parr then went onto fight at the K-1 World MAX 2004 World Tournament Final and lost to Buakaw Banchamek via a split decision.
He then went on to fight, mostly in Asia and Oceania against top-level fighters before meeting his rival, Yodsanklai Fairtex at Xplosion 12 on December 10th, 2005 in Gold Coast, Australia. This fight was incredible but unfortunately, after 5 hard-fought rounds, it ended in a unanimous decision loss for John Wayne Parr.
John Wayne Parr then had a rematch against Yodsankali Fairtex in 2008 but it, unfortunately, ended in another unanimous decision loss for Parr.
However, in their third fight at Pay Back Time 2 in 2010, John Wayne Parr was able to score a split decision win over his long-time rival.
John Wayne has been competing since then and has most recently competed for ONE Championship on ONE on TNT 3 against Neiky Holzken. John Wayne Parr lost that match in the second round via head kick TKO.
John Wayne Parr's Best Fight of All Time
There are a ton of amazing fights that could fit in this spot but for us, John Wayne Parr’s best fight is his third matchup against Yodsenklai Fairtex. The fight was a brutal yet beautiful showing of Muay Thai by two rivals. The fight went all 5, 3-minute rounds and in true Muay Thai fashion it started off slowly with both fighters throwing out their long-range weapons to probe their opponent.
Eventually, the match started to pick up and John Wayne Parr even sustained a cut from a big elbow from Yodsenklai.
Who Did John Wayne Parr Lose to?
John Wayne Parr has a massive fight list and that naturally comes with a few losses. John Wayne Parr has lost to a few big-name fighters like Orono Por Muang Ubon, Mike Zambidis, Buakaw Banchamek twice, Yodsanklai Fairtex twice, Cosmo Alexandre and Nieky Holzken.
What is John Wayne Parr’s Record?
John Wayne Parr’s has an incredible 133 total kickboxing and Muay Thai matches. Out of those 133 matches, he has won 99 and lost 34.
John Wayne Parr also has also had 14 professional boxing matches. Out of those 14 bouts, John Wayne Parr won 11 and lost 3.
This gives John Wayne Parr a total record of 110 wins and 37 losses. That gives John Wayne Parr an insane win rate of just over 80 percent
What Titles Has John Wayne Parr Held?
John Wayne Parr has won a fair amount of titles during his amazing career. The first was the 1992 WKA Australian Super Lightweight Championship. He then went on to win a large number of regional kickboxing and Muay Thai titles.
Among John Wayne Parr’s list of titles are:
- 2010 WKA Muay Thai World Middleweight Championship
- 2011 WKBF K-1 Middleweight World Champion
- 2005 K-1 World MAX World Final 8
- 2004 K-1 World MAX World Final 8
- 2001 Australian Boxing Middleweight Champion
Has John Wayne Parr Had Any Serious Injuries
John Wayne Parr has faced a few injuries in his long and legendary career, which includes an insane amount of stitches that he has needed to get on his face throughout the years.
However, the most significant injury that John Wayne Parr has endured is a bad hip that required a partial hip replacement. There isn’t any direct cause for this but the injury more so came from the years of accumulative damage that John Wayne Parr’s career put on his body.
Is John Wayne Parr Retired?
No John Wayne Parr is not retired. However, John Wayne Parr has retired twice. He retired back in 2012 after his fight with Jordan Tai, however, he made a comeback in 2013.
John Wayne Parr then retired again in 2019 due to his hip replacement. He then made another comeback at ONE Championship in his match against Nieky Holzken.
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