The IMMAF Asian Open 2017 is underway in Singapore and eleven Swedish competitors are in action, it is due to be a busy few days with the tournament coming to a conclusion on Friday. Check out results from the first two days of action and the schedule for tomorrow’s semi-final bouts.
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— IMMAF (@IMMAFed) June 11, 2017
Tuesday 13th June – Results
Middleweight Quarter Final (185lbs): Meirambek Demeubayev (Kazakhstan) vs. Daniel Karlsson (Sweden)
Demeubayev def. Karlsson via TKO (referee stoppage) after 2:28 of Round 2.
Light Heavyweight Quarter Final (205lbs): Imad Hoayek (Lebanon) vs. Robin Larsson (Sweden)
Hoayek def. Larsson via submission (armbar) after 1:57 of Round 1.
Wednesday 14th June – Results
Featherweight Quarter Final (145lbs): Daniel Schalander (Sweden) vs. Kim Jinjae (Korea)
MMA Viking’s own Daniel Schalander defeated Jinjae via TKO (strikes) after 1:33 of Round 1.
Welterweight Quarter Final (170lbs): Axel Karlsson (Sweden) vs. Vadim Huk (Belarus)
Karlsson def. Huk via unanimous decision.
Thursday 15th June – Fixtures
Women’s Flyweight Semi Final (125lbs): Gabriella Ringblom (Sweden) vs. Jihin Radzuan (Malaysia)
Women’s Flyweight Semi Final (125lbs): Anja Saxmark (Sweden) vs. Alish Smith (Australia)
Bantamweight Semi Final (135lbs): Renato Vidovic (Sweden) vs. Zhen Teng Lim (Singapore)
Featherweight Semi Final (145lbs): Daniel Schalander (Sweden) vs. Bekzat Zhassiya (Kazakhstan)
Lightweight Semi Final (155lbs): Tobias Harila (Sweden) vs. Jokhar Taimuskhanov (Kazakhstan)
Welterweight Semi Final (170lbs): Axel Karlsson (Sweden) vs. Zhan Kenzhebayev (Kazakhstan)
Middleweight Semi Final (185lbs): Heytham Rabhi (Sweden) vs. Sam Lawson (Australia)
Light Heavyweight Semi Final (205lbs): Anton Turkalj (Sweden) vs. Jing Yi Chong (Malaysia)