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TRAINING: Working in Umeå, Stockholm, and San Diego
When and why did you start training for fighting? Trained martial arts since I was 9, MMA since I was 16. I love to compete and train, and I look at MMA as the ultimate way to compete.
What ranks and titles have you held? Ranked as the best middleweight in Sweden
Do you have any heroes? I admire people following their dreams, they are my heroes.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything. I get the chance to fight the best guys in the world and fight my way to the top.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Umea University, I got a Masters degree in Engineering Physics
What was your job before you started fighting? I still work part time at the University in Umeå, doing research in Mathematics
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura and RNC
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook