Salmimies Faces Argentinian Opposition at Cage 42

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Suvi Salmimies (7-5-1) will face Argentina’s Pámela Aguirre (5-2) at CAGE 42 on February 17 at the Helsinki Culture House. The promotion announced the matchup today.

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Salmimies is a long-time veteran of Cage with 9 of her 13 total bouts have come with the leading Finnish promotion.  She has amassed an overall record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw.

The Finn is ranked #4 in the 135 lbs Nordic Rankings, and will head into this bout coming off a loss at Cage 40.  She went the distance with Zarah Fairn who had won 4 of her 6 pro bouts.

Aguirre was born in Paraguay, but is now fighting out of Argentina.  The BJJ Hinojal Team fighter is also coming off of a loss in her USA debut where she was stopped in the first round.  Prior to this loss, she had won 5 of 6 bouts.  She is a BJJ Black Belt, which should make for an interesting bout as Suvi likes to get takedowns and work for control and ground and pound.

UFC veteran Anton Kuivanen (24-10-0) will face Brazilian Junior Maranhão (15-6) in the headliner for the event.