Exclusive – Italy Then Finland for European Expansion Says UFC’s Zelaznik (Video)

MMAViking.com talks to Marshall Zelaznik, UFC Managing Director of International Development, about the UFC in Sweden event and plans for a UFC in Finland. Zelaznik reveals the close eye they have for ticket sales in Finland for the Sweden event, that may have an impact on a debut in Finland. “The crowd rivaled the Rio crowd” says Zelaznik about his experience of the energetic crowd at Globen Arena.

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Marshall Discusses the UFC in Sweden & Plans for UFC in Finland

Zelaznik also mentions his conversation with an arena owner from Helsinki that was on location in Stockholm. “Finland is right up there” says Zelaznik about the European plan, “Finland is the first country that popped into my mind after Italy when we talk about European expansion”.

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Author: Ryan O'Leary

O'Leary founded www.mmaViking.com in 2008 shortly after moving to Sweden from California. The Stockholm-based writer has been lucky enough to team up with others in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland to deliver the latest happenings in Nordic MMA to the world.

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