He started his first gym out in Burbank, California not too far away from Woodbury University before opening his second gym out in Northridge, California. When asked if he would encourage kids to go pro in boxing, he says, “I would tell them to do something else for a living. In my opinion, the only way it’s okay to be a professional fighter is if you won't take no for an answer when someone tells you that you shouldn't fight.” When Pullman states that he is “fully committed to doing it for the good”, he means it every bit of it.
He has a heart of gold and receives great pleasure when seeing his clients achieve their full potential. To John Pullman, coaching fighters is not always about winning- although winning is always fun. He believes that training is truly about becoming the best version of yourself. He sets goals with his clients, like myself, and feels he has done his duty when the client is happy and has had steady improvement. Moreover, he is best known for creating very defensively sound fighters.