Fight Night 15 Kicks Off 2016 Nordic MMA

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Fight Night promotion kicks off 2016 with a bang on February 6 at Karhuvuoren Urheilutalo in Kotka, Finland, as Jani Ridasmaa is set to face Kennet Mattsson in the main event.

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Ridasmaa celebrating after delivering a punishing body shot knockout to Andrew Elliot at Fight Night X.

“It´s going to be a huge match for both fighters,” says Fight Night promoter and matchmaker Jukka Paananen.

“It´s an interesting match-up as Jani has knockout power and Kennet is a very strong grappler.”

Mattsson, 8-2-0, is riding a seven fight win streak with victories over Aleksi Mäntykivi and Niko Myllynen, while Ridasmaa, 7-4-1, has earned five of his seven wins via knockout.

Fight 15 – Fight Card

Professional Matches

Jani Ridasmaa, Team East Front (TEF), FIN vs. Kennet Mattsson, Primus Fight Team, FIN -73,5 kg

Eeva Siiskonen, TEF, FIN vs. Iren Racz, Fighters Club Debrecen, HUN -61,2 kg

Jari Illikainen, TEF vs. Valentin Deschamps, Dynamite Center, FRA -63 kg

Janne Häkkinen, TEF, FIN vs. Timur Terekhov, Gladiators Team, RUS -65,8 kg

Jani Ketolainen, MMA Kotka, FIN vs. Kai Karar, MMA Team 300, FIN -77,1 kg

Joni Sarkala, TEF, FIN vs. Mouman Mssaate, La Bonne Ecole, FRA -63 kg

Marko Tani, TEF, FIN vs. Armen Ilyshichev, RUS -65,8 kg

Edward Walls, TEF, FIN vs. Toni Lampinen, MMA Rauma, FIN -65,8 kg

Amateur Matches

Tomi Aalto, MMA Kotka, FIN vs. Tommi Alatalo, Lahden kamppailulajikeskus, FIN -70,3 kg

Juho Kahranaho, MMA Kotka, FIN vs. Aleksi Lehtovuori, FFG, FIN -77,1 kg

Joonas Turunen, MMA Kuopio, FIN vs. Teemu Vuorio, FFG, FIN -93 kg

Mika Vinni, MMA Kuopio, FIN vs. Matias Anttila, FFG, FIN +93 kg