Diesel Gym appoints Daniel Sam as new Muay Thai Head Coach
London, UK. 25th Jan. – Diesel Gym, London has announced today that Daniel Sam has been appointed the new Head Coach for the Muay Thai team. Daniel is currently the UK’s No 1 ranked Heavyweight in Muay Thai and holds an impressive 50+ fight record. He has fought across the globe for promotions such as ENFUSION, SUPERKOMBAT and GLORY and holds notable wins that include a 2017 3rd round TKO win over Steven “The Panda” Banks, the WBC World Muay Thai Champion, in a full thai rules match as well as ending Patrice Quarteron’s 12 fight (and 6 year) win streak in 2016 by a solid decision in Paris.
Cliff Bura, Managing Director of Diesel Gym, London said, “We are extremely happy to have Daniel lead our muay thai team. He will be tasked to develop our muay thai training program across all levels from complete beginners to international fighters. Daniel has a deep passion for our sport and an amazing knowledge and experience to draw upon.”
Daniel Sam, “I very excited with this opportunity. Diesel Gym is an extremely ambitious gym with a good established pedigree. I am looking forward to building a great team as well as enjoying huge future success with them. I have come from a traditional Muay Thai background and have fought several times in Thailand so to me this a great opportunity. I will also be working alongside Diesel’s MMA team to support them in there striking game.”
Jamie Scott, who manages the Diesel Gym and the overall competitive team program said, “Daniel is a perfect fit for our overall competition team strategy. With his international experience, high level of professionalism and dedication. Daniel is a natural high achiever and leader therefore making the future very exciting for us.
Also with his years of youth and grass roots work he understands how to build confidence and correct basics suitable for our beginners and fundamentals programs”
Daniel will also be available for personal training sessions for all levels. Feel free to contact him on 07852 224394
Daniel’s accomplishments include:
- Capital Fights
- 2017 Capital Fights French Federation Heavyweight title
- 2017 Enfusion Live 48 Heavyweight Tournament Champion
- 2013 Enfusion 4: Search for the SuperPro Tournament Champion
- SUPERKOMBAT® Fighting Championship
- 2012 SUPERKOMBAT World Grand Prix II Tournament Runner-up
- 2007 Ringmasters Heavyweight Tournament Champion
- 2009 English Muaythai Super Heavyweight Champion
- 2007 IFMA Muaythai European Cup +95 kg
Also re-joining the Diesel Muay Thai coaching team is Christian Meramo who brings with him 15 years Muay Thai experience and successful fight career, as well as being a REPS Level 3 Fitness instructor specialising in strength & conditioning, mobility and weight loss. Christian will be supporting Daniel and overseeing our beginners programs.
About Diesel Gym, London
Diesel Gym is one of the UK’s premier MMA gyms based in London. Established in 2008 with ethos of not just wanting to be a great “MMA” gym, but a gym of excellence across all its disciplines. It continues to produce champions across Muay Thai, Grappling and MMA with an innovative and fresh approach to the combat arts.