Anton Kuivanen (born 1984) is a Finnish Mixed Martial Arts fighter who has been fighting professionally since 2006. During his successful career he has gathered a great record of 16 wins with just four defeats against respectable competition.
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.
- GB Gym & Team MMA Finland
- 175 cm
- Weight class:
- Lightweight 155 pounds / 70 kgs
- Fighting out of:
- Helsinki, Finland
- Professional MMA fighter
- 16-4-0. Out of the 16 wins eight have come by submission and four by knock out.
- Anton at Sherdog