The 15th of December FINNFIGHT 9 will be held in the Arena of Caribia in Turku, Finland. The competition is promoted by G4 promotion and Shooto Finland.

FINNFIGHT (FF) returns to Turku for an absolute international battle. FF makes the comeback after 2,5 years break! FF has been beginning of MMA for fighters like Joachim Hansen, Jani Lax, Sauli Heilimö and David Bielkheden.

After 2 years break Sauli Heilimö makes a comeback in FINNFIGHT 9! Sauli competed in ADCC World Champion competition in 2007 and got 5th place. After May he gets ready to MMA and he has one goal – to be the top MMA fighter in the world. Today we signed a contract with David Bielkheden so also he makes a comeback in Shooto and Finnfight!!

FF9 event is the start of a new era of martial arts competitions in Finland. It’s powered by MAX Entertainment Holdings, Inc. We are proud to present one of the greatest fight cards so far in Scandinavia.

More info: Marko Leistén,


15th December 2007 Turku, FINLAND

1. –83kgSauli Heilimö, FFG FinlandMMA 12-3-1ADCC Submission Wrestling World Champion competition 5th 2007Ranked nr 6 Shooto JapanVSNic Osei, Brasa DenmarkMMA 6-02 x BJJ World Master Champion

2. –76kgDavid Bielkheden, BTT SwedenMMA 10-5Pride veteranShooto European championvs Lubomir Roumenow, ADCC BulgariaMMA 6-3Tap Out tournament champion

3. –70kgVille Manninen, Riihimaen Heracles FinlandMMA 3-0ADCC European Trials 2nd 2007vs Mario Stapel, Team Stapel GermanyMMA 11-9WFCA MMA World Champion S-1 MMA European Champion

4. –70kgFranco de Leonardis, German Top TeamMMA 9-2Ultimate Combat championvs Joakim Engberg, GBG MMA SwedenMMA 4-4-1AFC Miami VeteranM-1 Russian Veteran

5. –83kgThomas Karllson. TJJK FinlandMMA 1-2-1BJJ European Championvs Assan Njie, GBG MMA SwedenMMA 3-2Ultimate Glory Champion

6. –70kgVille Ojala, FFG FinlandAmateur Shooto Scandinavian 2ndPro debutvsKristian Rummukainen, Shooto Lahti FinlandAmateur MMA 3-1Pro debut

7. –91kgMarkus Halkosaari, FFG FinlandMMA 4-4Ranked nr. 2 Shooto Europe2nd place Finnfightvs Alexander Gustavsson, Stockholm Shoot SwedenMMA 2-0Boxing Sweden Champion

8. –76kgReza Madadi, Hilti Stockholm SwedenMMA 3-1Wrestling Sweden ChampionADCC Finnish Open Champion 2007vs Jonas Erikson, Brasa DenmarkMMA 3-1Greece ADCC Trials Champion 2006

9. –70kg Ville Honkala, FFG FinlandFinland NHB Champion2nd place Finnfightvs Markus Niskanen. MMA Imatra FinlandMMA 2-0

10. –85kg SHOOTBOXINGTopi Helin, MBC Turku FinlandThaiboxing World ChampionK-1 Fightervs Jonathan Gromark, VBC SwedenKickboxing World Champion Competition 3rdK-1 Fighter

Tickets are available through 20th November.

Ringside or tables of representation are available through

About G4 Productions:

Martijn De Jong, Marko Leisten, Augusto Frota and Patrick Mooney have joined forces to create the first ever pan European MMA production Company. The new company G4 Productions, will now handle all of the groups separate promotions marketing their events under one banner.

Leisten, De Jong, Mooney, and Frota have control of many of Europe’s top MMA shows including, Shooto Europe, FinnFight, Ultimate Glory, ADCC and Cage Wars to name a few. This coming year will see G4 produce 16 shows across Europe and increase their live productions to 32 in the following year.

G4 Productions is exclusively producing MMA shows for MAX (otcbb:MXEH), Martial Arts X-treme . The G4 / Max deal will establish live Mixed Martial Arts events throughout Europe, creating content under the Max banner for TV, DVD and digital media.

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