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John Williams is Back in the Cage at 70

Written on August 03, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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At the age of 70, it's not yet over for John Williams. He's still willing to get inside the cage to inspire other people. Williams is serious in leaving a legacy.

John Williams’ MMA fight this past weekend wasn’t a gimmick, if that’s what you think. The MMA bout between the 70 years old man from New Brunswick, Canada and 49 years old Larry Brubaker was a serious business. There’s a good reason why he wants to attract the headlines. “I was trying to bring attention to the fact that when a person becomes a senior, society kind of pushes them out of the loop,” said Williams.

As someone who boasts himself as man of action, being useless is one thing he couldn’t stand to be. Sure he’s not the only one to feel this way, but he’s the only one to combat the feeling. This wasn’t just an idea that popped into Williams’ head though. It was a five year quest with roadblocks hitting along the way.

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