Amateur MMA Champs Collide at Karkkila Fight Night

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Karkkila Fight Night continues to fill out its March 15th card, which takes place in Karkkila. The promotion has revealed to MMAViking.com that Zanko Eliassi (amateur record: 11-2-0) will face Christoffer Lindqvist (amateur record: 13-3-1). Eliassi from FFG trains with many of Finland’s elite including Tom Niinimäki, Hivikangas, Valamaa, and Packalen, while Lindvist represents Fight Factory Porvoo training under the Vänttinen brothers and Jaakko Dahlbacka. Eliassi is a junior amateur MMA champion at 70.3kg, while Lindqvist at 65.8kg. The two will do battle at 67kg. The card is headlined by Team Demian Maia’s Rafael Domingos versus France’s Mickael Lebout. See the updated fight card below:
Karkkila Fight Night

Pro MMA

70.3 kg
Rafael Domingos (3-0-0) Team Demian Maia vs Mickael Lebout (7-3-1) Cross Fight France

61.2 kg
Mika Hämäläinen (4-0-0) GB Gym / MMA Team Finland vs Vladimir Karasiov (7 -5-0) The Knight of Plunge Russia

70.3 kg
Kai Karar (2-2-0) MMA Team 300 vs Viktor Tomasevic (6-7-0) Knight of Plunge Lithunia

70.3 kg Olli Tuomi (0-1-0) GB GYM / Team MMA vs Finland Jyri Mikkilä (0-1-0) Sports Academy’s No. 1

IMMAF rules
83.9 kg Jussi Halonen GB Gym vs Lauri Tonteri MMA Utti
77.1 kg Kennet Mattson MMA Team 300 vs TBA
93.0 kg Antti Kinnunen Edge Vantaa vs Jani Virtanen Salon Zanshinkan
83.9 kg Tuomas Simola GB Gym vs Jani Koskinen Salon Zanshinkan
83.9 kg Riku Westman Hipko vs Lauri Haarala Salon Zanshinkan
77.1 kg Kunnari, Joonas GB Gym vs Toni Hyytinen TJJK
67.0 kg Zanko Eliassi FFG vs Christoffer Lindvist Fight Factory Porvoo
70.3 kg Marko Tani OCT Utti vs TBA
77.1 kg Simo Räsänen GB Gym vs Mika Koskinen OCT Karkkila
77.1 kg Felix Viitanen GB Gym vs TBA
83.9 kg Lassi Isometsä FFG vs Juho Laitinen Gladiator Factory

C Class
65.8 kg Mirko Mäkinen OCT Karkkila vs Jussi Hernberg TJJK