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Anton Kuivanen to Become the First Finnish Fulltime MMA Professional

Lehdistötiedote   •   Marras 09, 2011 13:48 EET

Anton Kuivanen (born 1984) is a Finnish mixed martial artist (MMA) that has been competing professionally since 2006. During his highly successful career Anton has gained 16 victories and only four losses against highly respected competition. Anton’s winning streak is now at nine since his most recent victory in CAGE 16, organized in Finland. Kuivanen, who currently holds the Cage Lightweight belt, is constantly ranked as one of the top lightweights in Europe.

Distinguished by his ferocity in the ring and his friendliness outside of it, Kuivanen is by far the most popular MMA fighter in his home country. His popularity is a result of his flashy and aggressive fighting style that offers great deal of entertainment and excitement for the fight fans. In 2010 Kuivanen was also the star of Finnish hit reality show called Sali (the Gym). Kuivanen fights out of GB Gym, located in Helsinki, Finland. He also spends time training with American Top Team in Coconut creek, Florida. Kuivanen speaks fluent English among other languages. In his spare time, Kuivanen enjoys snowboarding, reading and travelling. Anton’s website can be found at and on Facebook, which already holds a fan base of almost 1000 people.

Anton Kuivanen has now set up a company with a professional board of directors in order to further his career. Anton leaves to Florida again on November 10th, 2011 for a six week training camp with Masvidal and the American Top Team (ATT). To secure his financial ability and thus the possibility to focus on training 100% Anton is now seeking sponsors which are provided high visibility on his website, Anton apparel and videos. Current sponsorship packages range from 500€ to 10.000€. One of three large sponsorship packages have already been sold. Current sponsors include Suomen Tiilikatto Oy, the Michelin rated Helsinki restaurant Demo, Everlast and Laboratorium.

Anton K Ltd offers its sponsors visibility on its website, fight videos, fight gear and Anton apparel. was launched on October 6th and the first day alone saw viewers from over ten countries and in one week over 2000 unique users had viewed the site. Anton as over ten videos on and the top three have reached about 10.000 viewers. CAGE events organized in Espoo, Finland reach ticket sales of about 3000 people and are also shown of pay TV in the Nordics. The Sali reality program that aired in Finland in 210 also received viewer rating of 67.000 people per episode. Anton’s aim is to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the upcoming year or two, where viewer rating per match reach 1,25 million every six weeks.

Sponsors are now being sought for the year 2012, so interested parties are recommended to contact Anton K Ltd as soon as possible to secure their position.

More information on sponsorship can be obtained at Anton K Ltd phone: +358 20 778 9130 or email: