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Bernardo Sopai gets new opponent for AFN title bout



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Bernardo Sopai celebrating his title win at Fight Club Rush. Photo: Patrick Persson

Brazilian MMA fighter Geovane Vargas will fill the shoes of his countryman Leandro Lima in the Allstars Fight Night 4 bantamweight title bout against Bernardo Sopai on December 30.

The promotion just announced the fight on Instagram.

Vargas has been competing since 2014 and enters the title bout with eight wins in his past ten outings.

Sopai is a dangerous finisher with two beautiful knockouts in his last two fights.

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AFN 4 with Bernardo Sopai

Allstars Fight Night 4 will take place at the Allstars Training Center in Solna and features the promotion’s absolute best fight card so far.

No less than three title bouts will take place on Sweden’s last MMA event of 2023. Besides the title fights we will see popular Swedish fighters like Najib Adams, Zoran Milic, Erik Wahrolen and Moe Ahmadi.

Check out the fight card below!

  • Bantamweight title bout: Bernardo Sopai vs. Leandro Lima
  • Featherweight title bout: Sakhi Qambari vs Hama Dara
  • Bantamweight title bout (amateur): Liam Pitts vs. Rasmus Vauhkonen
  • Flyweight bout: Zoran Milic vs Hamid Tawana
  • Light heavyweight bout: Najib Adams vs. TBA
  • Super heavyweight: Megic Mike vs. Jaffa Kundo
  • 72kg catchweight bout: Erik Wahrolen vs. Muhammad Eskirkhanov
  • Welterweight bout: Moe Ahmadi vs. Milan Filipovic
  • Welterweight bout: Zelim Zubairaev vs. Danijel Grbic
  • Women’s lightweight bout: Ida Rääf vs. Jennifer Ankerud
  • Bantamweight bout: Eli Elias vs Nauzet Perdomo
  • Featherweight bout: Elmir Abasov vs. Diego Didac
  • Super heavyweight: Irman Smajic vs. Jose Jimenez
  • Middleweight bout: Mehmed Bayram vs. Ilias Avramidis

* Fight card and bout order is a subject of change.

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