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Swedish Rankings: Top 10 light heavyweights in Sweden



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Swedish MMA Rankings. Photo via Instagram, Chris Önnerby and USA Today Sports

The Official Swedish MMA Rankings is the only ranking system focusing on Swedish MMA, with rankings for each pro division, as well as unique amateur’s pound-for-pound rankings.

Let’s take a closer look at the light heavyweight rankings.

New on the No. 1 spot on the rankings is top UFC fighter Volkan Oezdemir. Living in Stockholm and training at Allstars Training Center, he is a staple in the world’s premier MMA organization. Oezdemir’s next fight will be against Johnny Walker on June 22.

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At No. 2, we find Bellator veteran “King” Karl Albrektsson. He will make his PFL debut on June 21 as he faces Andrew Sanchez in the PFL 2024 Regular Season.

New in the rankings are former PFL welterweight champion Sadibou Sy, who fights in light heavyweight this season, as well as Alfred Olsson, who made his pro debut a few weeks back.

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Swedish MMA rankings – Light heavyweight (205 lbs – 93 kg):

The Official Rankings are determined by an overall assessment of each individual fighter’s ability, performances, merits, results, level of opposition and recent activity.

Swedish athletes, MMA fighters with close ties to Sweden, fighters residing in Sweden and/or representing Swedish gyms as well as champions of Swedish fight promotions are eligible to be ranked.

  • 1. Volkan Oezdemir *NR
  • 2. Karl Albrektsson -1
  • 3. Alexander Gustafsson -1
  • 4. Anton Turkalj -1
  • 5. Sadibou Sy *NR
  • 6. Alfred Olsson *NR
  • 7. Andreas Knutsson -3
  • 8. Mustafa Atrakchi -3

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