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.

Rami Aziz Announces Retirement from MMA

Rami Aziz has been one of the up-and-coming prospects on the Nordic scene, amassing a record of 8-4 record since turning pro in 2009. However, the...

Introducing Håkon ‘The Ferocious’ Foss

If you have ever talked to Håkon Foss (7-3), you would never leave the conversation thinking that "Death" was be a fitting nickname.  And now...

Gunnar Nelson Still Wants on the UFC in London Card

Gunnar Nelson (15-2-1) has been looking for a fight and he might just get one.  Recently, the Nelson team revealed to MMAViking.com that Gunni's ankle...

Thomas Jessing Gets Draw at SFC Main Event, Appeal Filed

Denmark's Thomas Jessing (4-2-1) looked to outpoint Scotland's Graham Armstrong (7-7-1) in the main event of SFC 12 tonight, but will leave Scotland with a draw.  "I...

Teemu Packalen Plans Tattoo Addition After UFC London Win

Teemu Packalen (8-1) will return to London Octagon for the second fight in a row on March 18. If all goes well, the FinnFighters Gym fighter...

Meet the Amazing Olli Santalahti, with Over 50 Amateur Bouts

Olli Santalahti (3-2) is no stranger to those on the local MMA scene in Finland, but the FinnFighters Gym fighter shares just how extreme...

Bielkheden Preparing for SC 15 Headliner, But Ready for UFC Call

Swede David Bielkheden (23-12) has seen it all. Turning pro in 2001, "Buster" has been fighting when MMA was called "no holds barred" and only...

Jacobsen Set for Cage Warriors Debut, Already Eying CW Title Shot

Norwegian Alexander Jacobsen (6-1) will make his Cage Warriors debut as the original opponent to Tim Wilde on the upcoming card on February 18 is...

Minna Grusander Reveals Broken Hand, Out of Turku Fight Night

FinnFighters Gym's Minna Grusander (2-1) revealed a broken hand via social media. "Yep, I felt it pretty early on in the first round" says...

Artist ‘Skogmoo’ Takes Time Out for Pro MMA Debut in Stockholm

Norwegian Kristian Lindstrøm Skogmo (0-0) will make his pro MMA debut at IRFA 11 in less than two weeks against Swede Delshad Morad (0-0)....