MMA returns with force to Gran Canaria

Gran canaria will host one of the most prestigious MMA events held in Spain, the AFL-26 Gran Canaria. The promoter of the evening, AFL (Ansgar Fithting League) a recognized company specialized in professional MMA evenings on the international scene, has once again chosen Gran Canaria to celebrate one of its most important events in 2021. The appointment will be next October 23 at pavilion municipal Juan Beltran from The Gran Canarian palms.

The promoter AFL, in close collaboration with the Cabildo of Gran Canaria that sponsors the event through Insular Sports Institute With the City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, with the celebration of this evening, the objective of resuming contact sports competitions after the forced stoppage due to the global pandemic caused by covid 19 is set, thus meeting the great demand for competitions that these growing modalities demand in the Canary Islands.

It is the sixth edition that AFL lands in Gran Canaria with a prestigious event and a poster that has a wide representation of international, national and island fighters. Ten will be the MMA confrontations that we will see in the Juan Beltrán cage, five professionals and five amateurs. It is worth highlighting the role of woman in this 2021 edition in which they will be developed ten bouts of grappling and brazilian jiu-jitsu entirely feminine. One more step towards equality in sport by the promoter and institutions, which come together to promote contact sports among women who practice any of these fighting modalities.

In the professional section the AFL 26 Gran Canaria will put the world welterweight title on the line. A category where we will see internationally recognized wrestlers such as Juanma Suarez, Wilbert Popa, Raúl Guzmán, Theodore Bashford, Gabriel Lanza, Sebas Santana, David Mora, Néstor Jaime, Jaime Santana, among others. In amateur the representation is formed by Reda Abdellaqui, Kevin Lázaro, Noel Hernández, Adrián González, Alejandro Santana, Alexander Falkson, Joan Rodríguez, Marcos Henríquez, Lionel Brito and Joshua Tavío.

Tickets, which are already available at a price of € 25 on the stands and € 35 on the track, can be purchased online at and in person at the Island Fighters Shop in Telde. Part of the box office obtained in the AFL 26 Gran Canaria It will be destined for the benefit of those affected by the eruption of the La Palma volcano. The event will have all the required sanitary measures that guarantee the celebration of the competition in a totally safe framework for athletes, staff and fans. The Juan Beltrán will have limited capacity and will open its doors at 5:00 p.m. to start at 6:00 p.m. to offer the best mixed martial arts show in Gran Canaria this year.

The AFL-26 Gran Canaria is promoted by the Cabildo of Gran Canaria, through its Insular Sports Institute and the Las Palmas Town Hall with his Municipal Sports Institute. Brands collaborate: Io Genix, Leone 1947, RVCA, Boxnet, Protect your Piños, Island Fighters Shop, Zombie Wear and Kimar.


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