Calendar of Nordic MMA Events
Sweden’s Arman Popal will face Yassine Belhadj at Lion’s FC VII.
Mads Burnell (9-3) will make his promotional debut at Cage Warriors 99. The Danish fighter will take on Lukasz Rajewski (8-3) in a featherweight bout on November 17 in Colchester, England.
Mikael Silander (18-6) will face the M-1 Challenge flyweight champion Aleksander Doskalchuk (9-2) for the flyweight title on November 17. “He has 6 wins in a row so it’s time to end that” says the “Hulk” to MMA Viking after the main event matchup at M-1 Challenge 99: Battle of Narts.
Aleksi Toivonen (6-1, 1 NC) suffered his first loss of his career at CAGE 44, but the Finn is back at CAGE 45 as a headliner against Japanese vet Nakahara Taiyo (15-8) on November 24. “Even though I don’t think too much about my placement in the card, i’m honoured to be boosted into the main event spot.” says the Giant that has stepped in for Anton Kuivanen who was originally planned to top the card.
Cage Warriors promise to stage the biggest event in the promotions history for CW100, already confirming first names names Paddy Pimblett, Jack Shore, Nicolas Dalby, Håkon Foss, and more for December 8th. Dalby will face Philip Mulpeter.
Undefeated Mark O. Madsen (5-0) continues his quest to make it to the UFC with another event with his Team Olympian’s Cage Warriors Academy Denmark. The second show is now set for December 15 in Frederikshavn, Denmark.
Swedish fighter Jack Hermansson (17-4) will American Gerald Meerschaert (28-9) at the Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center on December 15. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel revealed the UFC on Fox 31 fight.
Minna Grusander (6-2) was in disbelief as she heard the scorecards go against her versus Jinh Yu Frey (7-3) at the Invicta FC 30 title fight in July, but now they will go at it again at Invicta FC 33 on December 15. “Naturally I’m extremely excited for the rematch. After the previous bout in July ending with such a controversy, I think I have somehow known the whole time that we would be heading towards a rematch.” says the Finn to MMA Viking after the fight was officially announcement today.