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Tuomas Murdoch


Invitation to compete at Amateur MMA Finnish Open Championship

By Tuomas Murdoch / September 17, 2008

The third Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Finnish Open Championship will be arranged in Helsinki, Finland from the 8th to 9th of November 2008. The event is sanctioned by the FMMAF (Finnish Mixed Martial Arts Federation) and the bouts are contested under FMMAF C-class rules (no strikes on the ground, bout time 3×3 min). Weight categories […]


Latomaki vs de Windt headlines The Cage Vol. 10

By Tuomas Murdoch / April 14, 2008

The tenth edition of Finland’s leading MMA promotion, The Cage, features nine international matchups and one intriguing bout between local up-and-comers. In the main event, Finland’s top light heavyweight, Jarkko Latomäki, faces Team Schrijber’s Furdjel de Windt – a tough fighter who was formally ranked on the European top ten list and has never been […]


The Cage Vol. 8 – official results

By Tuomas Murdoch / November 13, 2007

Event: The Cage Vol. 8 – Botnia Punishment Date: 10.11.2007 Venue: RytmikorjaamoCity: SeinäjokiCountry: Finland Official Results 1. -73 kg, 2×5 min Mikko Broman, SF Lpr – Finland vs Edvardas Norkeliunas, Titanas – Lithuania Winner: Broman, unanimous decision 2. -72 kg, 2×5 min J-P Vainikainen, Espoon Kehähait – Finland vs Tuomo Turkia, MMA Lpr – Finland […]


Carelia Fight 3 – official results

By Tuomas Murdoch / September 5, 2007

n the main event, local Finnish fighter Jarkko Latomäki suffered a submission loss to UFR Fight Team’s Aidan Marron. Other highlight’s of the event included Lucio Linhares’ dominating submission win over Matti Mäkelä and a light heavyweight war between Juha Saarinen and Magnus Cedenblad. Event: Carelia Fight 3 Date: September 1st 2007 City: Imatra Country: […]


The Cage Vol. 7 – official results

By Tuomas Murdoch / April 23, 2007

Toni Valtonen defeated Miika Mehmet by unanimous decision in the main event of The Cage Vol. 7. The four man welterweight tournament saw Wasim Ul Masih work his way to victory by defeating both Fredrik Klingsell and Jasse Junkkari by way of submission in the first round. Wasim upped his pro record to 5-0-0 and […]


Amateur MMA Finnish Open Championships 2006

By Tuomas Murdoch / July 24, 2006

AMATEUR MIXED MARTIAL ARTSFINNISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS INVITATION COMPETITION The event will take place over a two-day period: the first day with qualifying bouts and the second day features the semifinals and finals. The amount of competitors is restricted to 16 per weight class. This implies that the number of bouts per competitor is limited to […]


The Cage Vol. 6 official results

By Tuomas Murdoch / May 22, 2006

Event: The Cage Vol. 6 – Balls to the Wall Date: 20.5.2006Venue: Helsingin Urheilutalo City: Helsinki Country: Finland Undercard (2×5 min): 1. Lightweight (-70 kg) Daniel Westerberg, Team Yamasaki – Sweden vs Billy Malm, GBG MMA – Sweden Winner: Malm, submission (rear naked choke) 1.erä 1.00 2. Welterweight (-77 kg) Anton Kuivanen, GB Gym Helsinki […]


The Cage Vol. 6 – Balls to the Wall

By Tuomas Murdoch / May 16, 2006

The Cage Vol. 6 – Balls to the Wall* Date: 20.5.2006 Venue: Helsingin UrheilutaloCity: Helsinki Country: Finland The Cage promotion’s sixth professional MMA event is set to take place in Helsinki on Saturday, the 20th of May. In the main event, Finland’s top middleweight fighter Joni Kyllonen faces Lithuania’s Rimgaudas Kutkaitis. The event comprises a […]


The Cage – Showdown at Studio 51 – Official Results

By Tuomas Murdoch / January 13, 2006

Lenogue grinds out an uninspired win over KyllonenJean Francois Lenogue opted to fight safe against Joni Kyllonen in the main event of Showdown at Studio 51. The frenchman fought passively and was content to hold down Kyllönen for virtually all of the three rounds. Official Results: The Cage – Showdown at Studio 518th of January, […]


The Cage Vol. 4 official results

By Tuomas Murdoch / December 5, 2005

3.12.2005 The Cage Vol. IV: “Redemption”Helsinki FinlandA-class: 1. -70 kgPasi Maliniemi, Shootfighting Lappeenranta – Finland vsSergej Juskevic, LithuaniaWinner: Maliniemi, TKO (strikes) 1. round 1.37 2. -84 kgMikko Suvanto, MMA Imatra – Finland vsHarun Özdemir, OC-Fight Team – GermanyWinner: Suvanto, submission (strikes) 1. round 1.51 3. -77 kg Janne Tulirinta, Riihimäen Heracles – Finland vsKristian Helde, […]

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