Superior Challenge 19 Set for May with Sköld Title Shot

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Swede Simon Sköld (9-6) will face Brazilian Diego Nunes (22-8) at Superior Challenge 19 going down in Stockholm on May 11th. The promotion announced the new event with tickets going on sale today.

“After years of training, it feels good to finally get a title match. Now focus will be 110% on the preparations. My coach has put a super plan and I will be in the shape of my life. It will be a very interesting match! ” says the Swede.

Michel Ersoy (6-4) challenged featherweight champion Diego Nunes (21-7) at Superior Challenge 16 but lost in a second round stoppage. Nunes a Bellator and UFC vet made his debut at Superior Challenge 11 in 2014 when he KO’d legend Joachim Hansen for the title.

Simon has won 7 out of 8 bouts with a split decision win over Jerry Kvarnstrom in a rematch at Superior Challenge 18, avenging a loss from Superior Challenge 17.

The fight will take place again downtown at Cirkus in downtown stockholm.