Our content partner FightSport.fi reported earlier today that Finland’s Marcus “Caveman” Vänttinen will make his long-awaited return to the fight game on 9th March at the World Kickboxing Network‘s show in Århus, Denmark. Vänttinen will participate to a eight man tournament where all the fights will take place in one night. Weight limit for the tournament is 100 kilos (222 lbs) and the fights will consists of two five minute rounds.
“It was great news that I got into the tournament. I was hoping I would get to fight in March so now it’s easy for me to peak at the right time. The biggest challenge in tournaments is to recover properly in between fights. I have been training more reasonably now and my conditioning is on a good level so I don’t see it as a problem.” says the Finn.
World Kickboxing Network’s World MMA Grand Prix
Block 1 :
Volkan Oezdemir (6-0-0), Switzerland
Mohammed Benaich (unknown), Morocco
Marcus Vänttinen (21-4-0), Finland
Benjamin Angelier (3-0-0), France
Block 2 :
Robert Krecicki (7-2-0), UK
David Round (6-8-0), UK
Daniel Toledo (1-1-0), Spain
Omar Sylla (2-1-0), Senegal