Trophy VII Returns with Rosenlind Versus Edholm at ‘Nyårssmällen’


The final event for the year in Scandinavia will as usual take place in Malmö as Trophy hosts their annual ‘Nyårssmällen’ today. This year, they have a new venue booked at the Glasklart and a good mix of pro mma, amateur mma, and shootfighting.


The main event this year will be the hometown favorite and light weight prospect Mattias Rosenlind (3-1) taking on the Norwegian Edvin Eldholm (2-2) from Team Heavy Rain.

The Malmö Muay Thai talent has since the debut loss against Robert Washington lined up 3 solid wins. They include Polish Wojciech Makowski, Rioo Ibrahim in a hot battle of Malmö, and the now more famous TUF participant David Teymur whom he beat by unanimous decision. Eldholm comes in with a 1-1 record this year with two solid fights at M4tC -17 and -18 in England where he fought against tough and experienced oppisition.

In another pro fight of the evening middle weight Epic FC’s Linus Andersson (0-1) will square of with the Danish pro debutant Mikkel Kasper from Arte Suave Copenhagen. Andersson’s pro debut took place at the Trophy IV where he lost by a rear naked choke against Alexander Bergman.

In the amateur division Daniel Bergström (3-1) from Apex Kalmar takes on Louis Glissman (2-0) representing Arte Suave Denmark in a middle weight bout.

Also in the amateur Mohamad Habal (0-1) Team AVAM squares of with Tobias Harila (3-1) Västerås Fight Club in the 70,3 kg and Ali Taleb (0-0) Swedish Athletics will make his amateur debut against Hoger Salih (0-2) from Fightzone Sthlm.

The shootfights are made up of:

77,1 kg Daniel Möller (1-0) Fox MMA vs. Ali Ibraheem (0-0) Swedish Athletics

70,3 kg Ahmed Hussein (0-3) Team AVAM vs. Alexander Lindvall (1-3) Kristanstad Kampsportscenter