About us


KOARENA S.L. is a company legally registered in Spain, with european VAT Number ESB93002251.

KOARENA brand and its logos are registered and protected by the Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas with file number M 2636009 and also by the european office OAMI.

What is Mixed Martial Arts?

KOARENA (KOA) is a MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) event.

MMA is one discipline of combat sports where standing techniques are allowed (Karate, Kickboxing, Muay Thai…) aswell as takedowns and ground fighting (Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Sambo…).

MMA is one the fastest growing sports in the recent years, with renowned events in almost every country in the worlds, national tv channels like Fox Sports, ESPN, Eurosport or Sky Sports air MMA events, and MMA is considered by many as the evolution of combat sports.

About KOARENA Fighting Championship

The promoter and matchmaker of our events is Pablo Espejo-Saavedra Carrión, manager of several professional MMA fighters and owner of spanish MMA news and information website www.fightsol.com

The spanish organization Federación Nacional de Artes Marciales Mixtas (FNAMM) is responsible of all federative areas of our events.

KOARENA is the pioneer MMA organization in Spain, with great national tv and media exposure.

One of the things that make us different is our spectacular staging.

About our fighters

KOA fighters train different disciplines of combat sports and martial arts, so they can be ready for every aspect a MMA fight may have: fist strikes, kicks, knees, takedowns, chokes…

Many of top spanish MMA fighters have passed through the KOARENA ring (Antonio Tello, Manu Garcia, Oriol Gaset, Chedey Jimenez…) aswell as great international fighters (Gleison Tibau, Claudio Caloquinha, Thomas Hytten, Lars Besand, Edson Sururu…).

Many of current top spanish fighters had their first MMA experience in KOARENA events.

KOARENA organize also amateur MMA fights, so new fighters can get the experience and self confidence they need to compete in professional MMA in the future. Sometimes we also organize fight of other combat sports like Kick Boxing, Submission Fighting or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

If you want to understand better what MMA is, and the rules and other aspects of KOARENA events we suggest you to visit the section Reglamento of our web site.

KOARENA Fighting Championship stats

  • Events organized: 8, in 3 different cities
  • Total fights organized: 59 fights
    • Professional MMA: 53 fights
    • Amateur MMA: 2 fights
    • Kick Boxing: 1 fight
    • Submission Fighting: 3 fights
  • Fighters who have been fighting in KOARENA events: 86 different fighters
Pioneers in Spain

First professional MMA only event held in Spain:
KOARENA, July 19th, 2003, Ribarroja (Valencia)

Pioneers in Andalucía

First professional MMA only event held in Andalucía:
KOARENA 2, July 24th, 2004, Benalmádena (Malaga)

Pioneers in Canary Islands

First professional MMA only event held in Canary Islands:
KOARENA 6 “High Tension”, January, 27th, 2007, Agüimes (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)