Suomi MMA Cup I/2018
Suomi MMA Cupin ensimmäinen osakilpailu
Suomi MMA Cup I/2018
Hardknocks Helsinki / Helsingin kamppailu-urheilijat ry
Hardknocks Training Center
Takkatie 7, Pitäjänmäki
12 minutes from the Helsinki city center
with the A train to Pitäjänmäki
Saturday, the 3rd of February (la 3.2.2018)
10 am – 11 am
Recap of the rules:
2.15 pm (may be subject to change depending on, for example, number of participants)
Bouts start at:
3 pm (may be subject to change depending on, for example, number of participants)
Please register via the web form at the latest on
Sunday the 21st of January (su 21.1.2018):
The competitor must have turned the age of 11 no later than on the 31 st of August, 2017 ( “Class
C Junior” ). The coach of a junior competitor aged under 18 pledges to supply a written consent
from a guardian of the competitor, and to explain to the guardian that the organizer of the
competition or the Finnish Mixed Martial Arts Federation (FMMAF) do not insure the
competitors. Furthermore, the coach must explain to the guardian that in mixed martial arts
injuries are possible, and that the organizer or the FMMAF are not liable for such an event.
All the adult categories will be contested either under the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) Amateur MMA rules or under the C-class rules of the Finnish Mixed Martial Arts Federation (FMMAF) with three three minute rounds (3 x 3 min). The Junior categories will be contested under the C- or D-class rules of the FMMAF.
Please see the rules here:
● under 52.2 kg
● under 56.7 kg
● under 61.2 kg
● under 65.8 kg
● under 70.3 kg
● under 77.1 kg
● under 83.9 kg
● under 93.0 kg
● over 93,0 kg
● under 52,2 kg
● under 56,7 kg
● under 61,2 kg
● under 65,8 kg
● over 65,8 kg
The equipment must comply with the Finnish Mixed Martial Arts Federation (FMMAF) rules. The organizer provides the gloves. The competitor must bring her/his own shin guards and they have to be approved by the referee. The fighting shorts must not have pockets and they can extend not lower than just above the knee.
The competition fee for adults is 20€ (under 18 years old free of charge) which shall be paid at the weigh-in. If a team wishes to pay multiple athletes via an invoice, please contact with an
email: email@example.com .
Tickets for the audience:
The entrance tickets for the audience cost 10 €. The audience may enter at 2.30 pm. Every team with a competitor in the competition may get two coaches into the venue free of charge.
The event organizer will publish all the registered fighters after the registration deadline and build the fight card in advance. Possible cancellations may cause changes in the fight card even after the weigh-in. The fight card and the updates will be posted on the
Facebook page of the event (Facebook -> @HardknocksHKI -> events):
Foreign amateur fighters do not need a separate license. However, all Finnish competitors and competitors representing a Finnish team must have a valid license from the Finnish Mixed Martial Arts Federation for the season 2017–2018. Please bring a receipt of the payment to the weigh-in!
The organizer of the event has not insured the competitors against possible injuries during the event. All competitors must have a valid insurance that covers competing in mixed martial arts. Please bring a certificate of the insurance in English or Finnish to the weigh-in!
All competitors must show blood test results at the weigh-in to prove that the competitor does not have hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. The blood test results are not allowed to be older than six (6) months.
It is forbidden to participate under the influence of doping, narcotics, alcohol or other banned substances. The Finnish Mixed Martial Arts Federation (FMMAF) has the right to order sanctions against a competitor or an official who participates in the competition under the influence of doping, narcotics, alcohol or other banned substances.
The FMMAF and its’ affiliated clubs are obligated to follow the latest rules and regulations set by the Finnish Anti-Doping Agency and thereby also to the rules and regulations determined by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The competitors may be tested against banned substances. All competitors must sign the FMMAF Antidoping Agreement (a junior competitor must have the Agreement signed by a legal guardian):
Further information with an email: firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone:
Teppo Valtonen, +358 50 430 8291 or
Heikki Kaijalainen, +358 50 376 2017