Home: Turku – Finland
Style: BJJ/Submission Fighting
Team: FFG / Hilti
Division: Under 98.9 Kg
The Nordic invasion is coming, there are fighters from the northern European countries in all ADCC weight divisions, they are not famous at the world Bjj and Submission Fighting scenario but they are known as tough athletes, extreamly strong and with very good stamina. Vesa was second place at European Trials in Stockholm.
To know the potencial for the Finish athletes the video below shows Sauli Heilimo from FFG/Hilti, the same academy as Vesa, at ADCC 2007 when he almost won the top fighter Flavio Almeida at the quarter final round.