Norwegian MMA: Battle of Raumarìki

Romerike is a district in the Akershus county of Norway which includes thirteen municipalities, and will be home to the NMMAF’s 11th Merkekamper competition, “The Battle of Raumarìki”, tomorrow on 18 April 2015. The event will be hosted by the Norwegian MMA Federation in collaboration with member club, Novus Academy. Athletes from different clubs will meet to compete at B and C class level under Merkekamper rules. Full contact MMA competition remains illegal in Norway. The Merkekamper concept allows athletes to compete in inter-club events under “sparring” rules agreed by the NMMAF with the Norwegian government


Time and place: Saturday, 18 April. Novus Academy Nordliveien 21, 1476 Rasta, Lørenskog Weigh Ins: 12:00-14:00, Novus Academy Competitors that do not make weight you will start the match with a handicap (deduction in points) or be attributed a loss. Rules: Meeting, 15:30 All athletes, referees and volunteers to attend rules meeting Doors open: 17:00 Event commences: 17:30-18:00

Competition Staff:

Novus Academy – Stale Nyang Matchmaker – Thomas Rye Eriksen The Referees – Thomas Rye Eriksen, Runar Gundersen and Ole Magnor Judges: Audun Martinsen (Rams), Ulrik Fredrik Thyve (OFC), Runar Gundersen (NMMAF) Announcer: Richie Ariansen Caller (Women) – Carla Dale Caller (Male) – Kristian Lapsley For more about the event and the Norwegian MMA Federation, visit:

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