Category Archives: Greek MMA News

FFC 23 Vienna: Interview – Foad Sadeghi

FFC 23 Vienna: Interview – Foad Sadeghi FFC 23 VIENNA PRESS RELEASE Foad Sadeghi – Austrian kickboxing legend on his FFC debut and match with former contender Final Fight Championship is coming back to Vienna after year and a half to hold its 23rd event! FFC 23 is to take place this Friday, March 18, at Multiversum Schwechat. Excellent fight card and two title matches are more than a good invitation for all the fighting sports fans. A fighter who will definitely attract a lot of interest is the Austrian legend Foad Sadeghi who is to headline the kickboxing part of the evening together with Tigran Movsisyan. Sadeghi was originally to fight Croatia’s Teo Mikeli? who had to cancel his performance because of an injury. The FFC leaders were thus forced to find a proper replacement on short notice for this fighter who insisted on serious opponent....

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FFC 23: Interview – Philipp Schranz

FFC 23: Interview – Philipp Schranz FFC 23 VIENNA PRESS RELEASE Philipp Schranz ahead of his FFC 23 match: ‘Brum will experience something he never experienced before’ Final Fight Championship 23 is just around the corner. The FFC spectacle in Athens hinted a very interesting season that will continue with its second event this year in Austria’s capital. FFC 23 in Vienna will be headlined by Philipp Schranz and England’s featherweight James Brum in the MMA part of the evening. Despite the fact that his score on Sherdog is 15-7, Philipp revealed that he actually scored 21 wins and suffered nine losses in his professional career. The best Austrian featherweight fighter never failed to deliver a great match and he is always followed by the whole army of his faithful fans. “Gladiator” has been fighting professionally for 12 years now. He is now 36 year...

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FFC 23 Vienna: Top MMA and kickboxing matches with two title bouts!

FFC 23 Vienna: Top MMA and kickboxing matches with two title bouts! FFC 23 VIENNA PRESS RELEASE FFC 23 Vienna: Top MMA and kickboxing matches with two title bouts! After a truly spectacular FFC event in Athens, this Croatian fighting sports promotion is hard at work preparing its upcoming spectacle in Vienna, Austria. FFC 23 is to take place March 18 at Multiversum Schwechat with six top MMA and six kickboxing bouts. Local Austrian audience will surely be pleased by the performance of local fighters and Viennese fighting sports stars. Philipp Schranz will fight in the main event of the MMA part of the show, while Foad Sadeghi and former FFC contender Tigran Movsisyan will headline the kickboxing part of the evening. ?ikoti? back in the action A kickboxing match that immediately draws attention is the one in heavyweight division between Enver Šljivar and Tomislav ?ikoti?. ?ikoti?...

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FFC 22 Athens Results and Pictures

FFC 22 Athens Results and Pictures  Spectacuar FFC 22: Awsome MMA debut for world-class striker Van Roosmalen, Greek warriors conquered Faliro Olympic Hall   The spectacular FFC 22 in Athens began with the kickboxing part of the event that set fire to the Faliro Olympic Hall and thousands of spectators. After some brilliant KO’s, the FFC crowned two new champions – Meletis Kakoubavas in lightweight division and Pavel Zhuravlev in light weight division. The MMA part brought five matches with Robin van Roosmalen’s MMA debut who defeated dangerous Greek Anthinodoros Michailidis and celebrated via KO.   FFC 22 – Athens MMA: Robin Van Roosmalen (NED) def. Athinodoros Michailidis (ENG/GRE) – KO, R2 Pavel Doroftei (MOL) def. Alex Kalergis (GRE) – TKO, R1 Zauri Maisuradze (GE) vs. David Vasi? (CRO) – Armbar, R1(0:44 sec) Alexandros Papadimitriou (GRE) def. Vladislav Genov (BUL) – KO, R1 John Paleiologos (GRE)...

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FFC 22 Athens Weigh-ins

FFC 22 Athens Weigh-ins Van Roosmalen’s opponent failed to meet the scales, Stoši? heavier than ever   Everything is almost ready for the upcoming FFC 22 event that is about to take place Friday in Athens. The weigh-ins that took place today went in a peaceful mode except for the fact that a couple of fighters did not make it due to airplane delays, but their weight will be recorded later tonight.   Only one fighter failed to meet the scales – Athinodoros Michailidis who is to fight in the main MMA event against Robin van Roosmalen. He missed the scales for 700 grams and failed to cut it given one more extra hour. Therefore, Van Roosmalen will get 20% off his purse.   Stoši? heavier than ever   In the kickboxing part of the FFC 22 event Pavel Zhuravlev and Brian Douwes will fight for the light...

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FFC 22 Athens press release: Three more great fights coming up at FFC in Athens!

FFC 22 Athens press release: Three more great fights coming up at FFC in Athens! Three more great fights coming up at FFC in Athens: Stoši? to face his biggest FFC challenge so far! FFC is about to kick off its new season with an event in Greece in less than a month. This Croatian fighting sports organization will hold its 22nd spectacle February 19 in Athens and some of the biggest names on the fight card have already been revealed last week. As previously announced, kickboxing superstar Robin van Roosmalen will make his MMA v debut at FFC 22, while the kickboxing part of the event will be headlined by Pavel Zhuralev and Brian Douwes who are to fight for the light heavyweight title. Slovenia’ Samo Petje will also defend his light division belt but this time against best Greek kickboxer Meletis Kakoubavas. However, this is not...

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IMMAF Welcomes Greek Wrestling MMA

IMMAF Welcomes Greek Wrestling MMA The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is pleased to welcome GREEK WRESTLING MMA (GWMMA) as its newest member. Based in Athens, the GWMMA sits under the auspices of the Hellenic Wrestling Federation, which is recognised by the Hellenic Ministry of Sports and oversees the Olympic disciplines of Greco Roman, Female and Free style wrestling and non-Olympic disciplines such as Beach Wrestling, Grappling and MMA. Founded in 1935, the Hellenic Wrestling Federation has more than 200 affiliated clubs and is one of the 8 biggest sport federations in Greece, organised according to democratic and non-profit principles. The Board of Directors is composed of 15 members including the President, 3 Vice-presidents, General Secretary, Treasurer, Technical Commission President, Referring Commission President and Non-Olympic Commission President. There is an 8 person administrative staff, as well as expert coaches and technical advisers to the...

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