Former Oak Meadow & Coppice High student Daniel ‘Pork Chop’ Cassell will be winging his way to the United States after being elected to represent Great Britain at the first IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA (Mixed Martial Arts),in Las Vegas from 30th June to 5th July. Daniel has lived in Wednesfield all his life.
The UK team was selected from eligible UK applicants through an open application process, with a selective training day forming the final stage.
Name: Daniel Cassell Middleweight: -83.9 kg (185 lbs)
Fight name (if any): “Pork Chop”
Gym: Wolfpack MMA
Verified Amateur MMA record: 4 – 2 –0
Other combat sports experience/ titles/ belts: None
Fighting style: MMA
“The opportunity of being in this selection is amazing, knowing that I have the chance to compete alongside some of the best amateurs in the world. It will be a real test. I am looking to go as far as I can to help put both my club and country on the map!”
The UKMMAF are raising sponsorship to help cover the competition and costs of the UK Team. If you would like to contribute please visit their fundraising page.