The hometown favorite Martin Akhtar (4-3-1) now has an opponent for May 16th. The Malmö fighter will face Frenchman Antoine Gallinaro in the co-main event at Superior Challenge 12. The promotion announced the bout today.
The Malmö Muay Thai & MMA’s Akhtar lost a three round battle against Ed Arthur at Superior Challenge 11 in his last outing in November. The 34 year old will be on the card alongside his wife Lina Akhtar Lansberg.
The Evolution Pancrase fighter Gallinaro started out his career at 7 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw before losing his last two bouts. His last fight was against another Nordic fighter in Timo-Juhani Hirvikangas, where the French fighter was submitted in the first round.