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Danish UFC veteran Mark O. Madsen launches own MMA promotion

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Mark Madsen announces Dominance Fighting Championships. Photo via YouTube (MMAJunkie)

Retired Olympic silver medalist and UFC veteran Mark O. Madsen announced on Monday that he’s launching his own MMA organization called Dominance Fighting Championships.

The first card is confirmed for September 21 at the K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark.

“We want to bring world class entertainment to the heart of Copenhagen and create shows worthy of Las Vegas,” Madsen said during a press conference on Monday. “We believe there’s a market, and that we, in Europe, deserve this entertainment as well.”

Madsen plans to have local fighters on the card but he also plans on bringing in athletes from all over the world, including the Scandinavian countries.

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Madsen also announced the first fighter signing with DFC is Greco-Roman wrestler Rajbek Bisultanov.

Bisultanov trains with Khamzat Chimaev, is a European Championships gold medalist, and will be making his pro MMA debut in September. His opponent is not yet announced.

Mark Madsen, a pioneer in Danish combat sports, retired from mixed martial arts in January. He left the sport with 12-2 record, 4-2 in the UFC.

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