The #6 ranked light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux scored a head kick KO against a Corey Anderson at UFC 217 two weeks ago and called out #9 ranked Ilir Latifi during his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan. Now the fight is booked. Latifi and OSP will battle on January 27th at the Spectrum Center in […]
Zvonimir Kralj (2-3) finally got his second win. After a series of cancelled bouts in 2015 and 2016, plus a recent bout in Malta, Sweden’s got his first win since Lappeenranta Fight Night 12 in April of 2015. The GBG MMA / Frölunda Kampsport Center stepped up on late notice light heavyweight bout versus Spaniard Darwin […]
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Daniel Schälander is one of the top amateurs in Sweden with gold at the IMMAF Euro Open in 2016 and a silver at the most recent IMMAF Asian Open this year. With an overall amateur record of 9 wins and 2 losses in IMMAF action plus a Battle of Botnia and FNF experience, “Spiderpig” is […]
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Dmitrijs Homjakovs (3-0) did not show any signs of ring rust at FREON: Gigant Fights 6. The Swedish raised fighter now representing Fight Zone and Legacy Gym won in the main event against Russian Alexandr Novakovskiy (1-2) of the Tukums, Latvia event. “Dim” had not fought since 2015 when he beat Michael Dubois at Full […]
Martin Akhtar (9-5) was submitted by Khusein Maltsagov (4-1) in Grozny, the capital city of the Chechen Republic, Russia at Berkut Fighting Championship: Grand Prix Golden Eagle Final tonight. Akhtar was taken down almost immediately. Maltsagov passed guard and sunk in a very tight head and arm choke. The Swede tried to hang on to […]
With the Darren Till (16-0-1) hype train moving a million miles per hour, Gunnar Nelson (16-3-1) wants an opportunity to bring it to a halt. “I’m game big boy” writes Gunni in response to Till’s declaration that “They’re all running scared.” on Twitter. Till’s dominant victory over Donald Cerrone in Gdansk last month, stopping the American […]
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