Cooperative of Photography


Photo Essay: Fight Day

22.04.2014

Photo: Esben Zøllner Olesen

In this photo essay, Danish photographer Esben Zøllner Olesen documents MMA fighter and reigning champion Tom Møller's fight against Mikkel "the kid" Petersen for the championship belt. 

Tom lost the fight, the first MMA fight he ever lost, and surrendered his championship belt to Petersen – Olesen's series capture Møller's dark journey from absolute confidence into a surprising and crushing defeat.

This is the story of what happened that day.

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Be sure to check out Esben Zøllner Olesen's website & drop him a like on Facebook


Written by Matthew Rycroft


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