2018 was a busy year for Finnish combat sport fans as Finnish MMA athletes competed in such organizations as UFC, Cage Warriors, Cage MMA, Seinäjoki Fight Night, Art of Fight and Total Fight Night among others. I went to over 15 events and took thousands and thousands of pictures. As the year 2018 has now […]
Located just outside of central Reykjavik, Iceland lies Mjölnir, one of the biggest and most impressive martial arts facilities in Europe and home of Icelandic star Gunnar Nelson. Training Areas The gym boasts several training areas equipped with everything you could need from a boxing ring to sledgehammers. The main mat areas (blue and red […]
Icelands superstar Gunnar Nelson (17-3-1) ended the year on a high note with a spectacular second round submission victory over dangerous finisher Alex “Cowboy” Oliviera on December 8th in Toronto. MMA Viking is at Gunni’s home gym Mjölnir MMA in Reykjavik, Iceland to talk about the recent win, the new physique and cardio program, new wrestling attacks, […]
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“I know that Gustafsson will fight his way back to the top and a third fight is inevitable.” said the newly crowned light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at the UFC 232 post-fight press conference with MMA Viking in attendance. The American was impressive as he stopped the Allstars Training Center fighter Saturday night in the […]
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Alexander Gustafsson lost to Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 232. The American was able to stop the Swede in the third round by punches, forcing a TKO in the much anticipated rematch in Souther California. The former champion was effective with kicks early making it difficult for “The Mauler” to find his […]
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Corey Anderson took home the judges decision over Swedens Ilir Latifi after winning two out of three rounds at The Forum in Los Angeles. It was the takdeown defence of Corey Anderson that was made the difference in the fight. In the first round Ilir landed the heavier shots but Coreys takedown defence paid of […]
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