SOCAR Germany sponsors MMA-Championship in Magdeburg

For the first time Social Sport Association “ Land of Fire “ organized an international MMA Championship in Germany.

On March 15, 2015 in Magdeburg, with the support of Social Sports Association “Land of Fire” the first international MMA Championship took place. There were a lot of participants from Germany, Turkey, Czech Republic and other countries. Amongst the members of the team “Land of Fire” a young athlete M. Lodal won against his opponent in the1st round by technical KO.

There were invited a lot of guests to this special event from the Azerbaijani Diaspora in Germany.

The director of the Social Sport Association “Land of Fire”, current IBO-International, IBO-Intercontinental and IBF World Champion Azad Azizov said: “Our success in this MMA tournament is not only the victory of our athletes, this is the victory of our nation. At the moment our association is going to organize an international competition in MMA in Azerbaijan. I hope that once we will organize a tournament in our motherland Karabakh. I am very grateful to all organizations and individuals who supported our tournament especially to SOCAR Germany who helped in organization of this tournament.

It is necessary to add that SOCAR Germany has a rich experience in supporting and organizing sport tournaments and festivals. Support for football, chess and boxing plays a vital role in the activities of SOCAR, related to its social corporate responsibility. SOCAR is a strategic partner of the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship.