The man from Gran Canaria will face Frenchman Anthony Salamone at the Vertu Motors Arena in Newcastle. “It’s a unique opportunity, and I plan to take advantage of it.”
The first international league of the Professional Fighters League (PFL), PFL Europe, kicks off today and will have Spanish representation.
PFL Europe will bring together 32 of the best MMA fighters from across Europe across four weight divisions. “For me, it is a unique opportunity, and I plan to take advantage of it,” says Ladero. He is preparing with a very complete training in Gran Canaria, where he lives. “I am preparing with various training equipment. Some prepare the boxing part for me, others fight, others MMA…
Daniel Ladero has been in contact sports “almost all his life”. “I did five amateur MMA fights in 2012, which I have always been a practitioner of Brazilian jiu-jitsu and grappling. I have always competed and I have been more active there”, comments the Gran Canarian. He debuted as a professional in MMA, and made three fights in a row. In all he emerged victorious. “I actually always wanted to start with MMA..
“I practically dedicate myself to training. I’m not working on anything else. . “In the beginning, you always have big aspirations.
. “I have been preparing very well in recent months and some of the best fighters in Europe will be present. PFL Europe is a big step for MMA”, he assures. The Spaniard will fight to gain a foothold and be able to continue growing as a fighter.