Louis “Spartacus” Glismann, 29, of Copenhagen, Denmark was one of the winners at “BRAVE CF 37.” It was his first victory in the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion BRAVE Combat Federation.
In partnership with Swedish MMA promotion Bulldog Fight Night, BRAVE CF held “BRAVE CF 37” in Stockholm, Sweden on August 1, 2020 with eight professional MMA bouts. In the main event of the evening, Glismann fought Henri Lintula, 29, of Kerava, Uusimaa, Finland in the welterweight division..
Kevin Sataki served as the referee. He put a stop to the welterweight contest after 1 minute and 30 seconds in the second round when Glismann submitted Lintula via rear-nake choke.
It was the fifth time Glismann submitted an opponent in a professional MMA bout. The Danish MMA fighter said, “It feels great to get this win and to represent my gym and show that our jiu-jitsu is amazing, too.”
Training out of ArteSuave in Copenhagen, Glismann competed in Golden Ticket Fight Promotions, Danish MMA Night, Vogtländer Fight Night, German MMA Championship and Cage Warriors before joining BRAVE CF. Winning at “BRAVE CF 37” improved his professional MMA record to 7 wins and 1 loss.
This made Glismann the first fighter to beat Lintula in a professional MMA bout. The Finnish MMA fighter now has 5 wins and 1 loss.
Including Denmark and Finland, 14 countries were represented at “BRAVE CF 37.” The other countries were Afghanistan, Brazil, Chile, England, France, Germany, Greece, Northern Ireland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and Turkey.
Glismann solely represented Denmark while Lintula was one of the two fighters who represented Finland. Both fighters made their respective BRAVE CF debuts at “BRAVE CF 37.”
In the co-main event, Irman “The People’s Champ” Smajić, 37, of Sweden fought Fatih Aktas, 30, of Turkey in the heavyweight division. The Swedish contender won via unanimous decision.
Glismann trains at the Arte Suave gym in Copenhagen where he has been honing his jiu-jitsu skills. From 2016 to 2019, he had seven professional MMA bouts, five of which he won via submission.
Like Glissman, Lintula competed professionally from 2016 to 2019. The Kerava native finished all of his five opponents, four via submission and one via technical knockout.