Ryan O'Leary

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O'Leary founded www.mmaViking.com in 2008 shortly after moving to Sweden from California. He tries his best to be cageside for Nordic MMA events and take pics with his iPhone. Follow him at @mmaViking on Twitter and Instagram.

Robertson Learns Many Lessons First Loss ‘Looking for Fight in June’

Norwegian Thomas Robertson (5-1) looked like he was on his way to his first Cage Warriors win and another victory in his undefeated run, but...

Upstart EuroFC Declares Bankruptcy

The Finland based European Fighting Challenge (EuroFC) promotion had ambitious plans, but as of now, no future events seem likely.  According to public documents,...

MMA GALLA 2 Card Finalized with Barnø, Farah, Mathiasen and Mågård

The upcoming MMA GALLA 2 card is now set. The main change is that the card will not feature Mads Burnell who was left...

Birgir Tomasson Ready for Pro Debut ‘Time to Swim with the Sharks’

Mjölnir's Birgir Tomasson will make his pro debut at Shinobi War 10 this Saturday night at the Iconic Liverpool Olympia. "It's time to...

FinnFight Veteran Marcus Peltonen Makes Return at FNF 14

Finland pioneer Marcus Peltonen has been added to Fight Night Finland (FNF) 14 on May 6.  Peltonen made his debut 19 years ago at FinnFight 1...

Thomas Formo ‘I want to fight to show people I’m still here’

MMA Trondheim's Thomas Formo's (3-1) fighting career was moving forward very quickly.  After his pro debut loss in 2008 to UFC veteran Besam Yousef, where he admitted to "not...

Video : Alexander Jacobsen ‘I knew I had to throw a bomb’ at CW...

Alexander Jacobsen's big right hand stole the show at last night's Cage Warriors 80, knocking out Tim Wilde's (9-3) late in the first round....

Nick Barnø Headlines FG Fight Night 19

Nick Barnø (3-1) has a much wanted busy schedule.  The "True Dane" just booked the headliner at FG Fight Night in Sønderbrog, Denmark on April...

The Yin and Yang of Anton Kuivanen

While seemingly calm on the outside, there has been a storm inside Anton Kuivanen's head as he navigated his way through the fight game.  This...

Katainen Ready to Show She Has ‘Grown Up as a Fighter’

Vuokko Katainen (3-3-1, #5 Nordic ranked strawweight) is planning her long awaited return.  "I had a shoulder surgery 1.5 years ago, so it took...