Finland’s Cage promotion has begun to reveal fighters for August 23rd card. In its launch of the new “Challenger” series, Cage heads to Tampere with some top Finnish stars, including the return of Marcus Vänttinen (24 wins, 5 losses, #3 Nordic ranked LHW). Caveman who last fought in November of 2013 due to being sidelined with an eye injury, will be defending his light heavyweight belt.
Also on the card representing Espoon Kehähait is pioneer Mikko Rupponen who will enter the cage for the third time this year in his comeback plus top featherweight Joni Salovaara.
The promotion posted a current fight card, which can be seen below.
CAGE CHALLENGER – CURRENT FIGHT CARD
PYYNIKIN PALLOILUHALLI, TAMPERE
Marcus “Caveman” Vänttinen (24-5-0) Fight Factory vs TBA (Title Bout) – 93 kg
Mikko “Rujo” Rupponen (20-5-2) Espoon Kehähait vs TBA – 83,9kg
Joni Salovaara (13-7-0) Espoon Kehähait vs TBA – 65,8kg
Kai Karar (2-3-0) MMA Team 300 vs TBA – 77,1kg
Ville Heikkonen (2-1-0) Espoon Kehähait vs Juhani Aho (2-2-0) Team Botnia Punishment – 69kg (catch weight)
Saku Heikkola (1-5-1) Valkeakosken Heracles vs TBA – 93kg
Tickets will be available at www.mmafinland.fi.