Title Fight Langer Vs. Poppeck and the quarterfinals of the Tipsport Gamechanger tournament
After 2 sold out tournaments in Frankfurt and Munich, OKTAGON is heading to Oberhausen! On 6.17, an unforgettable evening at the Rudolf Weber-Arena awaits you - the battle to be crowned interim light-heavyweight champion - Langer vs. Poppeck, and the quarterfinals of the European MMA champions league featuring the best fighters in Europe, including the duel between Jungwirth and Veličković.
The highlight of the evening will be the battle to be crowned interim light-heavyweight champion between two of the world's top 100 executioners. After defeating Xavier, the quiet Slovak executioner Pavol Langer enters the fight of his life against Munich’s ironman and #90 in the world rankings, “Ironside” Poppeck.
The Tipsport Gamechanger MMA Champions League with a prize money of 1 million EURO is racing to the quarter-finals, the winners of which will take home an incredible 80,000 EURO. Representing Germany, superstar Christian "The Kelt" Jungwirth will take on Serbian Prometheus Veličković, whilst German double champ Grabinski will go head-to-head with proud Greek champion Michailidis to advance to the semi-finals.
In the reserve fight, you can look forward to seeing the battle between British legend Hathaway and Polish champion Siwiec.
For the first time, OKTAGON will feature former 2-time KSW champion Antun Račić in a fight against Brazilian submission champion Costa. The winner will take on Mågård for the title.
You will also see Brazilian executioner Xavier go up against Strzelczyk, who recently achieved a spectacular KO, and in what could be the toughest fight of his career, the #1 lightweight Paradeiser will go head-to-head with Andrew Fisher. You can also look forward to seeing "Gameover" Polívka and the fight between two 20-year-old lethal weapons - the finalists of OKTAGON Challenge, Shaaban, who’ll be going up against TFN champion, Gondžala.
The first OKTAGON tournament in Oberhausen which you'll leave with goosebumps! Tickets for OKTAGON 44 are now on sale.