Saturday's MMA event, Cage Warriors 103, in K. B. Hallen writes history by being the largest event of its kind on Danish soil ever.
But it can be even bigger.
According to the Swedish MMAnytt it is close to becoming a reality, the UFC, the world's biggest MMA league, is coming to Denmark.
Under the headline ’UFC Denmark seems at last to be reality,’ writes the site an article based on unnamed sources in the environment, an event for October is in the offing.
I am obviously Mark O. Madsen, who at the time of writing is the most talked-about Danish MMA name – and the headline on the poster on Saturday.
- It will indeed be huge if it is true. It has been rumored for several years, he says to Ekstra Bladet and call the timing curious.
- Yes, it comes here less than a week before the regatta in K. B. Hallen. I also think it is strange, says falstringen.
According to MMAnytt was the UFC close to a deal on a competition on Danish soil in 2017, but it was in the last minute canceled and moved to Sweden.
According to the rumors, the Royal Arena in copenhagen that will provide the framework for the regatta for October. An exact date is not mentioned, and the UFC has not commented on the rumor. Ekstra Bladet has also attempted to get a comment - still no luck.
In advance to Stockholm houses a UFC event for the summer.
And even though the UFC is an american enterprise, is rallies on the european grounds is no novelty. Further, on the contrary. One chop on a total of six rallies in Europe this year alone.
- It will be the greatest seal of approval for Danish MMA, as you can imagine, says Mark O. Madsen.
- UFC travel around with the rallies for full houses because of the gigantic shows, they put up. It will be a somewhat different proposition to the Danish fans, if it happens, says OL-medaljevinderen from Rio de Janeiro.
In 2019 is already planned the rallies in Prague, London, St. petersburg. Petersburg and Stockholm. In addition to Copenhagen, there was a competition in Scotland be on the drawing board. Again, it is not confirmed yet.
Cage Warriors 103 in the K. B. Hall is sold out. You can follow the regatta on Viaplay on Saturday night. Here you can see both Nicolas Dalby and Søren Bak in the match, while also Mark O. Madsen and Mads Burnell is on the poster.