FightBookMMA Sat Down With King of the Cage Fighter Houssam El Kasri

RIO RANCHO, NM (Thu, January 18, 2017)– Houssam El Kasri recently fought at KOTC: MERCENARIES II at WinnaVegas Casino Resort in Sloan, Iowa on Saturday, January 13, 2018. This event will broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV.

Houssam is ranked 46th of 82 active Colorado Amateur Bantamweights and is also ranked at 36th at Featherweight. At the KOTC event he took on Benjamin Clark and won via KO at 0:35 of the first Round. FightBookMMA CEO Robert Villa sat down with Houssam to talk about his last fight and what plans he has in store for the near future.

Thank you for taking the time to talk with me Houssam. For the fans out there, can you tell us a little about yourself?

I am from Morocco I moved to Colorado 2 years ago and I am with Team Wildman and Zinganos Right now. I am a Muay Thai fighter.

What made you decide to become a Pro MMA Fighter?

I’ve been doing Muay Thai for so long and I feel like I can compete at the level, fighting it’s what I love to do.

If you weren’t fighting what would you be doing as a career.

I am in college right now so I will probably be doing something related to fighting.

Alright Houssam going to ask you three rapid questions.

Favorite movie?

Rocky 4

Favorite food?


Last one and one that I like to ask. If you can fight anyone past or present who would it be and why?

Dan Wilson for a rematch I feel like I wasn’t the same the day I fought that guy and I would like to fight him again

What makes you different from other fighters?

I got heart

You recently fought at KOTC: MERCENARIES II and went against Benjamin Clark, tell us about your training leading up to this fight and how it felt winning the way you did?

My coaches Thomas Denny and Matt Sims focused on working on my takedown defense and getting up from the ground the fight went quick I did what my coaches said circled around and went for the kill when I had the opportunity

Check out the video below of his impressive KO:

How do you feel about your accomplishments so far either in MMA or life in general?

I feel Great I am still young I am learning everyday how to become a better fighter and a man in life too.

After this win, what can we expect from you in the near future?

Will see what coach Thomas has for me but definitely a better performance

Houssam again thank you so much for taking the time to talk with me. Are there any sponsors or anyone you want to shout out the floor is yours?

I would like to Thank my teammates and everyone who fought that nigh. Coach Thomas Denny Matt sims Anthony Adams and Daymar Ortiz. I would like to give a shoutout to my sponsors Fivestar coating, CBD living water , Denver Chiropractic, Intensity nutrition, B well massage.

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