Dissapointment for Tomassón and Hollerud in May

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Sigmund Hollerud (0-1) and Birgir Tomassón (3-1) fell short in their respective bouts. Both men travelled abroad for each of their fights.

Stian Engebretsen, Emil Meek, and Sigmund Hollerud

Norway’s Hollerud made the trip to the UK for his pro debut. He took on Adam Gregory(2-0) in a featherweight bout at Evolution of Combat: Fight Night 1. Hollerud was caught on the ground near the end of the round, allowing his opponent to lock in a leglock. With 2 seconds left on the clock, Hollerud was forced to tap, handing him the first loss of his pro career.

Tomasson Ready for Second Pro Fight

Birgir Tomassón took a fight on short notice against Paulius Zitinevičius at KOTC Lithuania. Tomassón was unfortunate in his bout as he got caught with a clean head kick in the opening round that knocked him out. This handed him his first pro defeat. The Icelandic fighter has been active so far in 2018, this being his 3rd bout in 6 months.