Finland’s premiere mixed martial arts event returns to Helsinki on the 20th of April for a night of top-level fighting action. The Cage Vol. 7 will feature an exciting main event as rivals Miika Mehmet and Toni Valtonen clash in a heavyweight showdown for local supremacy. Also scheduled is four-man welterweight tournament which features up-and-coming fighters from Finland and abroad.
In 2006, The Cage started cooperation with the Japan-based World Wide Cage Network (WWCN). The organization has set it’s goal on promoting caged mixed martial arts events worldwide and to strengthen cooperation between different promotions. Long-term prospects include unifying regulations and competition rules to further promote the sport. Currently, the WWCN comprises of Cage Force (Japan), Cage Warriors (England), Pangea Fight (California), Rumble on the Rock (Hawaii), The Cage (Finland) and Warrior’s Realm (Australia).
The event will be sanctioned by the Finnish Mixed Martial Arts Federation and it is promoted by Nordic Fight Sport – a company that introduced the UFC-style octagon to MMA competitions in Finland.
Main EventLets get ready to rumble!
3×5 min +93 kgMiika Mehmet, GB Gym Helsinki – FinlandvsToni Valtonen, Espoon Kehähait – Finland
Co-main eventWelterweight Neoblood Tournament 2007
1. Jasse Junkkari, GB Gym Helsinki – Finland2. Wasim ul Masih, Riihimäen Heracles – Finland3. Fredrik Klingsell, Brasa Stockholm – Sweden4. Tomas Raila, Team Bushido MMA – Lithuania
3×5 min -84 kgMikko Suvanto, MMA Imatra – FinlandvsPapy Abedy, Hilti – Sweden
2×5 min -70 kgVille Manninen, Riihimäen Heracles – FinlandvsKaren Grigoryan, Rusfighters Sport Club – Armenia
2×5 min -93 kgJevgeni Smirnov, GB Gym Helsinki – FinlandvsMagnus Cederblad, Brasa Stockholm – Sweden
2×5 min -77 kgPekka Rantala, Riihimäen Heracles – FinlandvsAndre Mineras, Team Leo Neves – Sweden
2×5 min -84 kgMikko Koivumäki, GB Gym Turku – FinlandvsTeemu Inkeroinen, GB Gym Helsinki – Finland
The Cage Vol. 7 – ReincarnationDate: Friday, the 20th of April 2007Venue: Helsinki Sportshall
Doors open 18.00Event starts 19.00
Tickets 29 EUR / 34 EUR / 39 EUR / 44 EURTickets are available from www.ticketservicefinland.fi
For the full fight card and additional information visit www.nordicfightsport.com
For more information and question regarding the event, please contact:
Nordic Fight Sport – Promotions & Management
Tel. +358 40 846 7185