Blade Fights MMA Tournament Sets Klaipėda Arena Ablaze with Thrilling Action

May 29 20:10 2023

The Klaipėda Švyturys Arena was transformed into a cauldron of excitement as the highly anticipated second international Blade Fights MMA tournament took center stage this past Saturday. This MMA tournament features a unique show design, with live music played by a band. The event began with a cold opening act by Nigerian artist Mr. Cheedy, and the special guest of the night was Anyanya, winner of The Voice Lithuania, who performed during half-time. Organizers fulfilled their promise to deliver an electrifying spectacle, featuring top-notch fights, a captivating music show, and a cutting-edge broadcast production.

Fight fans were treated to an exhilarating lineup that saw renowned athletes from across the globe showcase their talents and vie for victory. With an enthusiastic audience comprising locals, visitors, and VIP guests, including notable figures from the sports and entertainment worlds, the atmosphere was nothing short of electric.

The evening kicked off with a sensational super fight in the kickboxing style, featuring hometown hero Martynas Danius taking on the formidable Christopher Thierry Walter from France. The clash was intense, lasting three grueling rounds. However, an unfortunate injury forced Danius to withdraw, leading to Christopher Thierry Walter being declared the winner.

In a highly anticipated MMA bout in the 66 kg weight category, Ariston Barbosa de Franca from Brazil squared off against Agshin Alim Oglu Babajev from Azerbaijan. The fight held significant implications, with the victor earning the chance to compete for the Blade Fights MMA-66 kg World Championship belt in the next tournament. The match took an unexpected turn when Babajev expressed discontent with a referee’s decision, claiming a knockout had occurred. As a result, the referees declared the match as “no contest”.

The qualifying MMA fight in the 77 kg weight category featured a showdown between Brazil’s Guilherme Cadena Martins and his compatriot Joel Rodrigo Avalo Santos. The battle ended with a spectacular technical knockout, securing victory for Joel Rodrigo Avalo Santos and propelling him forward in the Blade Fights MMA-77 kg Grand Prix. 

Another thrilling encounter unfolded as hometown hero Deividas Danyla went head-to-head against Portugal’s Miguel Trindade in a Super fight blending Muay Thai techniques with small gloves. After three gripping rounds, Miguel Angelo Trindade emerged triumphant.


The climactic final fight saw Žygimantas Ramaška, the previous tournament’s victor, face off against Samuel Blasco from Cameroon/Spain in an explosive MMA clash in the 70 kg weight category. Ramaška thrilled the crowd by delivering a stunning knockout victory in the first round, cementing his position as a force to be reckoned with.

“Greetings to all combat sports enthusiasts! We are Blade Fights, a mixed martial arts association. Our goal is to popularize martial arts worldwide through hard work, honor, and honesty. We surround ourselves only with noble, hardworking, and honorable individuals. We seek feedback to help support martial arts federations, coaches, and athletes. By raising the bar in martial arts, people of all ages will have role models and greater aspirations. We are proud of our achievements in organizing global Blade Fights MMA events. Thank you all for your support!” Says Romualdas Klimavicius the President of the Blade Fights association.

Adding to the event’s allure were the presence of esteemed international personalities, including host Aidan Power and commentator Nick Halling, who kept viewers enthralled throughout the broadcast on In between bouts, the ELITAZ music group, led by Julius Valančiauskas, provided live musical entertainment, creating an electric atmosphere.


The Blade Fights tournament, which was held recently, can now be accessed by streaming it on Fans who missed the live event can now enjoy the tournament at their convenience, without worrying about missing any of the action.

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