Sweden's heaviest MMA event ever On the 6th of October

Sep 30, 2012
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Sweden's heaviest MMA event ever On the 6th of October, Superior Challenge goes to Malmö Arena with the heaviest fight Card ever, where the total weight of all fighters equals nearly two and a half tons. The main attraction is the Malmö resident Ilir Latifi that will fight for the light heavyweight title belt against the three-time Pan American champion, Jorge Oliveira from Brazil.

The eighth edition of the Superior Challenge includes three light heavyweight bouts and two heavyweight bouts with athletes who weigh around 120 kg each. The total match weight and the maximum allowed weight of the 26 athletes at the weigh-in will be about 2464.4 kg, and the day after, on the event day they will weigh even more. Also, 8 local Malmö fighters will be fighting at the show in the largest cage in the world with a wideness of over

10 meters between the walls. Superior Challenge 8 is the first MMA event held in Malmö Arena and the biggest martial arts event ever in southern Sweden, which hasgenerated in that it right now boils MMA in the Öresund region.

Babak Aghavali, CEO Superior Group International: - This fight card is fantastic and includes many local heroes from Malmö, and a title bout, and three major international bouts. Match-wise it's probably our best fight card to date, and it is topped with some very interesting international athletes such as Jorge Oliveira, James McSweeney and Marcus Davis who will put our Swedish heroes to test. Among our top Swedish names, we have David Bielkheden, Matti Mäkelä and the crane from Rosengård, Ilir Latifi

- I am absolutely convinced that this show will also be very entertaining for those who have never seen either MMA or martial arts before, because of all the "giants" on the card.

- Furthermore, we have placed great emphasis on giving the local crowd whatthey want, namely local Malmö Heroes, such as our huge star Ilir Latifi whowill compete for the organization's first light heavyweight title. I think of course that everyone who has the opportunity should go to Malmö Arena on October 6th and experience the intensive and high adrenaline atmosphere at the event.

Superior Challenge Superior Entertainment is a Swedish Stockholm based company within

Superior Group International along with Superior Wear, Superior Management and Superior Gear. Superior Challenge is Europe’s most qualitative MMA promotion with the aim to produce high quality and adrenaline-full sports entertainment for MMA fans. The organization has many years of experience in the MMA market, with a broad knowledge of the industry, and is internationally recognized as one of the world's top MMA organizations. Superior Challenge is one of five MMA promotions in the world with top twenty ranked fighters. The first event in2008 broke record attendance of all MMA events in the Nordic countries and the sixth event broke ones again the record attendance with about 7000 visitors. A total of 7 events have been produced since the start. The last two at HovetStockholm Globe Arenas, are estimated to each have had a PR value equivalent to 19 million SEK gross, only in Sweden. In addition to nationwide TV broadcast at home in Sweden, the TV production of the last event is estimated to have reached out to more than 100 million TV viewers around the world, through broadcast all over North and Central America, throughout Asia and parts of Australia. www.superiorchallenge.com


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