Jack Hermansson (16-4) will take on former UFC title challenger Thales Leites on May 12 at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MMA Viking’s Iikka Nikkinen was in Oslo to capture the Frontline MMA Academy fighter get ready for his return to the Octagon.
The “Joker” last fought in Sao Paulo, Brazil last October, when he was stopped by Thiago Santos (15-5) at UFC Fight Night 119. The bout ended a solid two fight winning streak, with wins over Alex Nicholson in May and Brad Scott in August. The Frontline Academy fighter has a 3 win and 2 loss record in the Octagon.