Niklas
Backstrom
8-0-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 8-0-0, 1NC
Summary: Well-rounded, undefeated

Fighter Info

From: Örnäset, Lulea Sweden
Fights Out Of: Stockholm Sweden
Age: 25
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
12
42% Successful
5
Types of Successful Strikes
0
5
40% Standing
20%
40% Ground
2
1
2
Striking Defense
36
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
0
0% Successful
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
0
0
Takedown Defense
71
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Niklas Backstrom
UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story
Oct 4, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Mike Wilkinson -- -- -- --
Win
Tom Niinimaki May 31, 2014
7 2 0 2 R1 Submission
Niklas Backstrom 5 0 2 0

Biography

TRAINING: Hard work, 2 times a day

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started when I was 10 at home against my brother after watching video tapes of the UFC, but I started taking classes when I was 15.

What ranks and titles have you held? Swedish champion in submission wrestling

Do you have any heroes? Wanderlei Silva

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot. I want to become the best, therefore I need to fight the best.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No, just did high school.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in a mental institute for criminally insane people.

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite striking technique: Punch someone straight in the face :)
•    Pro since 2009

•    Four wins by KO, two by submission

•    Three first round finishes

Career

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