Name: Will Chope Nationality: American Weight Class: Welterweight (170 lbs / 65.8 kg) Height: 6’4″ Reach: 76″ Martial Arts Background: Muay Thai, Boxing, Jiu-jitsu Pro MMA Record: 40-19-0
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Will Chope, a seasoned Mixed Martial Artist originally from California, has become a respected competitor in the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) in the Philippines. With a 13-year career under his belt, Chope has accrued an impressive record of 40 wins and 19 losses, showcasing his experience and technical abilities in the cage. He currently holds the prestigious title of Welterweight Interim Champion in the URCC.
Will Chope is widely recognized for his exceptional submission skills and his “anytime anywhere” mentality, which has allowed him to compete in various combat sports, including MMA, bare-knuckle, and Muay Thai. Of his 40 wins, an impressive 27 have been due to submission, earning him the nickname “The Kill” and cementing his reputation as a submission specialist.
In the URCC, Chope has cemented himself as one of the greats in the sport with a record of 10 wins and 1 loss, earning multiple championship belts along the way. He continually strives to improve his skills and has demonstrated his dominance in the cage time and time again. Chope’s most recent victory in the URCC came at URCC 81 in 2022, where he broke URCC veteran Arvin Chan’s seven-fight win streak with a first-round submission via rear-naked choke. This victory solidified Chope’s position as a skilled and dominant fighter in the promotion. Chope has expressed his desire to compete for the URCC unified welterweight championship belt, and his continued success in the promotion suggests that this goal may soon become a reality. As he continues to showcase his exceptional skills and dedication to the sport, Will Chope is undoubtedly one of the top fighters to watch in the world of MMA.
Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) is a leading mixed martial arts promotion based in the Philippines. We feature professional and amateur MMA events, showcasing the best up-and-coming fighters from the Philippines and around the world. Our high-energy events are known for their exciting fights and passionate fans.