Pro MMA Fighter, Cass Bell of Arcata, Thrilled by Support at Latest Match

Cass Bell

Cass Bell left. [Photos submitted to HumboldtSports]

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What was surprising, in a more than pleasant way, was the level of support that showed up at the SAP Center for Bell wearing his custom made green t-shirts.

“When I got in the cage it was so loud,” Bell said. “It was … it was like a shock, it was so loud.”

Approximately 225-250 fans were on hand for the Arcata native, who fights out of the Institute of Combat in his hometown.

“On every block, there was green shirts everywhere,” Bell said. “It was just so awesome, just to see everyone there, and just the feeling to know they came down to watch me, and they believe in me. It was unreal.”

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