Norway’s Elijas Paknys (2-2) could not get anything going against Lebanan’s Mohamad Osseili (2-0) at UAE Warriors 15 today at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Ossieli is just coming forward and landing strikes consistently to start the fight. These are big shots that land again and again. Oh, Elijas looks to […]
Jonas Mågård has won his last 11 out of 12 bouts, and notched two dominant wins in 2020 to earn himself the 2020 Nordic Prospect of the Year. The “Shark” dominated previously undefeated Liam Gittins (5-1) at Cage Warriors 112 at the BEC Arena in Manchester, England in March. It was a comeback fight for the Dane […]
Jack Hermansson finished a heel hook submission against Kelvin Gastelum on UFC Fight Island in just 78 seconds in July to earn the 2020 Submission of the Year. The Swedish middleweight was in a high profile co-headliner, which took place at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The “Joker” was ranked #6 and the former […]
Khamzat Chimaev (9-0) took the MMA world by storm, going from making his UFC debut to a main event fighter that took only 66 days to get three wins in 2020. “Borz” is your 2020 Nordic Fighter of the Year. Khamzat made spectacular UFC debut against John Phillips (22-10, 1NC) in July on fight island. The Allstars […]
Pannie Kianzad (14-5) won two high-profile fights in the UFC in 2020, marching up the UFC contender rankings to #13. “Banzai” is your 2020 Nordic Female Fighter of the Year. Kianzad beat Bethe Correia (11-4-1) to the punch on the UFC Fight Island 3 card in Abu Dhabi in July, winning a unanimous decision victory. “Everyone […]
Tobias Harila (8-1-0) and Adam Westlund (3-1-0) lived up to the main event hype in Stockholm, Sweden at Superior Challenge 21, as the two Swedes battled back and forth for every second of the 15 minute main event earning MMA Viking’s 2020 Nordic Fight of the Year award. “Bad Intention” dropped Westlund in the first round and was looking for […]
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