Iikka Nikkinen

Iikka Nikkinen
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The man behind the camera. Will work for bananas.

2016 Event of the Year : EuroFC 01

We deemed it a "Nordic MMA Dream" card with four Finns, two Swedes, and a Dane set for European Fighting Challenge's debut card. The...

Fight Night View: Niklas Bäckström at Cage 37.

I had the privilege to follow one of Europe's top featherweight fighters, UFC-veteran Niklas Bäckström during his fight night this past Saturday at Cage...

Timo-Juhani Hirvikangas Loses by Split Decision at GMC 9

Timo-Juhani Hirvikangas (10-2) will face undefeated Khalid Taha (9-0) out of Germany tonight at GMC 9. MMAViking.com is following the bout live, and will...

Cageside perspective of Euro FC 1 : ‘A monumental day’

I like to go to MMA events before the gates open for the fans. I've done this since I started taking cageside photos at Carelia...

Photos : Tom Niinimäki Outpoints Jonathan Brookins at EuroFC 01

UFC Veteran Tom Niinimäki looked impressive with his return to the cage.  Stoneface outpointed late-replacement fighter and The Ultimate Fighter season 12 winner Jonathan Brookins in...

Photos : Juho Valamaa Stopped by Karl Amoussou at EuroFC 01

Juho Valamaa was starting to take control of his bout with Karl Amoussou at EuroFC 01 tonight in Finland, but a crushing right hand from...

Photos : Yosef Ali Mohammad Submitted by Fernando Rodrigues Jr. at EuroFC 01

Yosef Ali Mohammad (6-3) lost to Fernando Rodrigues Jr. (10-2) again, getting submitted in the first round at EuroFC 01 tonight in Finland. MMAViking.com’s photographer...

Photos : Stahl Breaks Hand and Loses Decision to Valentinov at EuroFC 01

Andreas Stahl broke his hand in the second round, yet continued to battle Georgi Valentinovat for 15 minutes at EuroFC 01 tonight in Finland....

Photos : Toni Tauru Loses Decision to Marc Gomez at EuroFC 01

Finn Toni Tauru battled with a tough Marc Gomez at EuroFC 01 tonight in Finland, but it wasn't enough for the win over the Spaniard.  MMAViking.com’s...

Photos : Aleksi Mantykivi Stops Soren Bak at EuroFC 01

Aleksi Mantykivi (10-4) stopped previously unbeaten Soren Bak in the first round at EuroFC 01 tonight in Finland. MMAViking.com’s photographer iikka Nikkinen was cageside...