Our content partner FightSport.fi reported earlier today that several fighters from Finland based Team East Front are signed to with in events in Sweden and Denmark.
International Ring Fight Arena 4 event on 9th of March in Stockholm will feature TEF’s Elias Kunnas (3-2-1) and Kari Päivinen (3-2). Talented but injury prone Elias Kunnas is making a comeback after being sidelined for one and a half years. In his last fight Kunnas lost a close decision to grappling wizard Greger Forsell (5-0). At the IRFA 4 Kunnas will face Polish Sebastian Romanowski (5-1).
Second TEF fighter on IRFA 4 card is Kari Päivinen who will meet Swedish talent Oliver Enkamp in a 73 kg catchweight bout. Enkamp won Swedish Amateur MMA championships last year and got some attention in the local media. Päivinen won his first three pro bouts but has lost his last two and now looks to rebound back to win column.
IRFAs founder Perry Segerqvist is also looking forward to the organizations first all MMA event:
“IRFA started to promote swedish fighters against fighters around the world in in the Boxing ring, now IRFA takes the next step. IRFA vill now make the fights in a cage and will also have a collaboration with the great MMA organisation from Poland , KSW. 9 of March you can expect fantastic fights, lots of people and spectacular fighter entrances.”
Royal Arena 3 event will take place on the same day, 9th of March, as the IRFA. TEF fighter Aleksi Mäntykivi (2-1) will travel to Denmark and jump up a weight class to battle with Norwegian prospect Emil Weber Meek (1-1) in middleweight.