Nordic MMA Event Calendar

A complete listing of professional MMA events in Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Estonia.  Also listed are Nordic fighters with bouts internationally.

Calendar of Nordic MMA Events

May
26
Fri
Zebaztian Kadestam at ONE Championship
May 26 all-day

Zebaztian Kadestam (8-3) will fight at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on the May 26th ONE Championship card “Dynasty of Heroes.”

The Swede now training out of Pancrase Gym in Stockholm will face Brazilian Luis Santos who comes into the fight with a 63 win and 9 loss record. The 37 year old fights out of American Top Team and is unbeaten in his last 10 bouts, with the only blemish a no contest eye poke against Ben Askren.

May
27
Sat
NFC 2
May 27 all-day
May
28
Sun
UFC in Stockholm, Sweden
May 28 all-day

The Octagon is headed back to Sweden at the Globe Arena on Sunday, May 28.

Jun
2
Fri
Bergh, Foss, and Robertson at CWFC 84
Jun 2 all-day

Kenneth Bergh (5-0) has had troubles getting opponents, but one one has finally stepped up for a bout at the Indigo in London’s O2.  The Norwegian will face France’s Norman Paraisy (15-4-2-1).

Håkon Foss (8-3) will attempt to get his fifth straight win when the “Ferocious” takes on Craig White (10-7) on June 2nd in London.

Norwegian Thomas Robertson (5-1) will face England’s Phil Wells (8-4).

Herdem Alacabek at LFA 13
Jun 2 all-day

Herdem Alacabek (2-0) finally has a bout. The Swede will step into the cage at Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) on June 2nd against a to be determined opponent at the Los Angeles-Burbank Marriott Convention Center in Burbank, California.

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“The Lion” is undefeated with a TKO win at IRFA 7 in 2014 and IRFA 8 in 2015. He was a training partner of Ilir Latifi and others at Allstars Training Center before moving to the Florida and now California with his American wife.

Fight Announcement Article

Jun
3
Sat
MMA Galla 3
Jun 3 all-day
Jun
10
Sat
Niklas Bäckström at Tanko MMA
Jun 10 all-day

Swede Niklas Bäckström (11-2-1) will head back into the cage on June 24th at the Tanko MMA event. The UFC veteran will be facing Tim Wilde (9-3) in the main event of the UK promotion.

Backstrom Back in Action
Jun
17
Sat
Thinghaugen at Almighty FC 5
Jun 17 all-day

Norwegian Kim Thinghaugen (5-3) will headline the upcoming Almighty Fighting Championship 5 against an experienced Englishman Jack-Grant (11-4). The lightweight bout will be for the inaugural lightweight Almighty Fighting Championship belt on June 17 in Leeds.

“Kimbo” Fights for AFC Title
Jun
25
Sun
Latifi at UFC FN 112
Jun 25 all-day

Ilir Latifi (12-4) was supposed to face Antônio Rogério Nogueira (22-8) at UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, but the Brazilian was injured. The Sledgehammer is waiting for a new opponent.

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Jul
16
Sun
Gunnar Nelson at UFC Glasgow
Jul 16 all-day

Gunnar Nelson (16-2-1) will make a return to the Octagon against Santiago Ponzinibbio (24-3) at the UFC in Glasgow on July 16 at SSE Hydro.  “Gunni” is the only Nordic fighter for the UFC Fight Night 113 card.

Nelson Returns (Photo by Mjölnir / Sóllilja Baltasarsdóttir)
Jul
22
Sat
Firat at Cage Legacy
Jul 22 all-day

Allstars Training Center’s Firat Dogan steps back in the cage for a featherweight pro MMA bout.

Aug
5
Sat
M-1 Global
Aug 5 all-day

M-1 Global will visit Helsinki, Finland for an event at Hartwell Arena.

Sep
9
Sat
MMA Galla 4
Sep 9 all-day
Sep
16
Sat
IRFA 13
Sep 16 all-day
Nov
4
Sat
MMA Galla 5
Nov 4 all-day
Dec
2
Sat
Superior Challenge 16
Dec 2 all-day

Superior Challenge 16 will go down in Stockholm on December 2nd, 2017.