Denmark’s Royal Arena has inked exclusive contracts with Swedes Sirwan Kakai and Assan Njie, and will make official the signing of several additional Swedish and Norwegian talent in an effort to create a “Scandinavian league.”
MMA Viking has learned from Royal Arena that they have aggressive plans to extend their brand. CEO Adam Kessel says organization plans to replicate their local success in Denmark in other Nordic countries, and will first move into Sweden in 2013. Royal Arena staged their first event Royal Arena 1 on March 10 with such top Danish talent as Mikkel Parlo, Kenneth Rosfort, and Nicolas Dalby. In Denmark, the show was shown on a major TV channel (TV2 Sport) and helped bring MMA to the masses.
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