Ryan O'Leary

Ryan O'Leary
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O'Leary has written about the ins and outs of Nordic MMA for over 10 years. The Californian founded www.mmaViking.com in 2008 shortly after his wife made him move to Sweden. Follow him at @mmaViking on Twitter and Instagram.

Khamzat Chimaev Steps in for Next Saturday’s Headliner at Brave 20

Khamzat Chimaev (3-0, #5 Nordic MW) from Allstars Training Center is on the move again.  After stopping Marco Kisic (4-1) at Brave Combat Federation 18 last month,...

Christensen Faces Puetz Again for GMC Belt ‘I’m a ninja he’s ninja, let’s go’

Joachim Christensen (14-7) will return to action on February 2 at German MMA Championship (GMC) 18 in Hamburg Germany.  The Dane will face Stephan Puetz (16-4)...

Marthin Hamlet on a Mission at CWA Denmark 2 ‘I will finish my opponent’

Undefeated Marthin Hamlet (4-0 / #6 Nordic LHW) stopped Jack Rolinski (1-3) at CWA Denmark 1 in September, and now he is back for more at...

Nelson Elbows His Way to Win Against ‘Tough’ Oliveira at UFC 231

Gunnar Nelson (17-3-1) stopped Alex Oliveira (19-6-1) in a gruesome back and forth battle at UFC 231 in Toronto.  "Gunni" ultimately landed a huge elbow...

Tobias Harila Punches His Way to Two Wins and a Belt in Eight Days

Tobias Harila (4-1) stopped Philip Raeburn (8-8) to win the pro featherweight Adrenalin belt in Swansea, Wales.  The Swede stopped the local fighter in the...

Hakon Foss Loses by Unfortunate Technical Submission Call at CWFC 100

Hakon Foss (9-6) returned to action at Cage Warriors 100 in Cardiff against Aaron Khalid (9-4-1), but will unfortunately be leaving Wales with a loss. ...

Nicolas Dalby Wins by TKO, Calls for Title Shot in Denmark

Nicolas Dalby (16-3-1) won big at Cage Warriors 100 in Cardiff, Wales.  "Lokomotivo" stopped vet Phil Mulpeter (9-6) in the third round by TKO. "He has a...

Tobias Harila Going Full Beast Mode with Two Fights in Two Weeks

Tobias Harila (3-1) will have his fifth fight in seven months becoming one of the most active MMA pros in the Nordics. The Västerås...

Pietilä Wins by Submission at Total Fight Night III Headliner ‘I feel so good!’

Patrik Pietilä (10-7) won by submission at Total Fight Night III in Lahti, Finland.  "Headlining Total Fight 3 feels great! Lahti is my hometown...

Aleksi Lukkarinen Extends Winning Streak to Four at Total Fight Night III

Aleksi Lukkarinen (4-0) won by TKO at Total Fight Night III in Lahti, Finland.  The 80 KG fighter stopped Vladyslav Shchepantsy in the first round. Lukkarinen is...