A spectacular MMA evening with luxury and action when Superior Challenge celebrates 10th year anniversary at Circus
Europe’s most qualitative MMA-promotion Superior Challenge celebrates 10th year anniversary with luxurious concept surrounding its 17th event, on Saturday May 19th at Circus.
Tonight, combatants from different parts of the world enters the cage to challenge the Swedish and the Nordic MMA-elite. 22 of our modern-day gladiators will collide in the world’s largest MMA cage, and two giants will fight for the prestigious heavyweight title.
Superior Challenge 17 will offer the audience adrenaline full sports entertainment, where MMA athletes from ten different nations have travelled to Stockholm to give the audience a spectacular evening. The evening’s fight card consists of ten bouts, five of which are on the undercard, followed by five on the main card.
The shows are broadcasted live Viaplay in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland, https://viaplay.se/fighting and on TV10 in Sweden with one-week delay.
The global live PPV stream is distributed by FITE TV (except for the Nordic countries)
Babak Ashti, Founder Superior Group International:
– I think this is going to be one of our best events and I’m looking forward to a fantastic evening with great fights and adrenaline-full entertainment.
• Bartosz Wojcikiewicz (SE) vs Joel Moya (SE) (Bantamweight -61,2 kg)
• Serdar Altas (SE) vs Luan Jashari Frantzen (NO) (Flyweight -56,7 kg)
• Tobias Harila (SE) vs Kenneth Evensen (NO) (Featherweight -56,8 kg)
• Rostem Akman (SE) vs Holivan Vieira (BR) (Welterweight -77,1 kg)
• Guram Kutateladze (SE) vs Nicolas Joannes (FR) (Catchweight -68,5 kg)
• Marthin Hamlet (NO) vs Koray Cengiz (DE) (Light Heavyweight -93 kg)
• Karl Albrektsson (SE) vs Dmitry Tebekin (RU) (Light Heavyweight -93 kg)
Co Main Events:
• Simon ”The Gentleman” Sköld (SE) vs Jerry Kvarnström (FI) (Catchweight -67 kg)
• James ”Sledgehammer” McSweeney (UK) vs Fernando ”Santo Forte” Rodrigues JR (BR) (Heavyweight Title Bout -120,2 kg)
• Martin ”Handsome” Akhtar (SE) vs Ryo ”Roy” Ryo (JP) (Bantamweight -61,2 kg)
Roberto Pastuch weighed in on 74 kg, 4 kg over the agreed weight class, lightweight -70,3 kg, and gained additional 300 gr, to 74,3 kg, after 2,5 hours dispense time to make weight. The doctor didn’t allow him to cut weight anymore, and Arman agreed to take the fight in 76 kg instead, but Roberto cancelled the fight because he didn’t feel well. This is the reason to the cancellation of this bout.
Superior Challenge 17
May 19th 2018
Doors open at 17:00 (5 PM) CET
The show starts at 19:00 (7 PM) CET
Cirkus, Djurgårdsslätten 43–45, Stockholm, Sweden
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