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Niklas Bäckström

Niklas "King in the North" Bäckström
  • Name: Niklas Bäckström
  • MMA Record: 11-3-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: King in the North
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 28 | Date of Birth: 1989.08.22
  • Last Fight: July 22, 2017 in ACB
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Allstars Training Center
  • Height: 6'1" (185cm) | Reach: 73.0" (185cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $50,000 USD
  • Born: Sweden
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Sweden
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

Niklas Bäckström Featherweight Ranking History

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  • Europe Nordic

    Europe Nordic

    updated Wed Dec 13 17:17:36 2017
    #3
    Niklas Bäckström is the 3rd ranked of 41 active Nordic Pro Featherweights.
    Also ranked at: Lightweight (3rd)

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Niklas Bäckström MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Gb Andrew Fisher
11-2-0 15-8-1

Gb ACB 65: Silva vs Agnaev
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2017.07.22
Referee: Viktor Korneev
Cancelled Bout Ronnie Mann BAMMA 27 2016.12.16
Cancelled Bout Brian Moore BAMMA 27 2016.12.16
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Fi Joni Salovaara
10-2-0 16-8-0

Fi Cage 37
Main Event | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2016.11.26
Odds: -205 (Moderate Favorite)
Win | Submission | Choke
Round 1 of 3

Rs Danijel Kokora
9-2-0 7-7-0

Se Scandinavian Fight Nights 1
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2016.06.04
Win | Submission | Choke
Round 1 of 3

Bg Georgi Stoyanov
8-2-0 19-9-0

Se Battle of Botnia 2015
Main Event | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2015.11.28
Loss | Decision | Majority
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Il Noad Lahat
8-1-0 8-1-0

De UFC Fight Night 69: Jędrzejczyk vs. Penne
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2015.06.20
Odds: -220 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs) | Referee: Marc Goddard | Walkout Music: The Roots feat. John Legend - The Fire
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:19 Round 1 of 3

Gb Mike Wilkinson
8-0-0 8-1-0

Se UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.10.04
Odds: -900 (Huge Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs) | Referee: Bobby Rehman
#32 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2014
UFC Fight Night 53 Performance of the Night
Win | Submission | Choke
4:15 Round 1 of 3

Fi Tom Niinimaki
7-0-0 21-5-1

De UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.05.31
Odds: +210 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Perf/Night | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
#29 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2014
UFC Fight Night 41 Performance of the Night
Win | KO/TKO
0:15 Round 1 of 3

De Max Coga
6-0-0 9-1-0

Gb Europa MMA 1: Coga vs. Backstrom
Main Event | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.03.22
Win | KO/TKO
Round 2 of 3

Fi Jaakko Vayrynen
5-0-0 6-3-0

Fi Lappeenranta Fight Night 9
Main Event | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2013.10.19
Cancelled Bout Martin Svensson VFC 5 2012.12.01
Reason: Svensson Failed to Make Weight
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

No Thomas Hytten

Se Vision FC

2012.05.05
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Lt Sergej Grecicho

Fi Botnia Punishment

2012.03.23
Cancelled Bout Conor McGregor Cage Warriors Fight Night 2 2011.09.08
Reason: Backstrom Broken Hand
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Gb Adam Edwards
2-0-0 3-1-0

Gb Cage Warriors 41
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2011.04.24
Weigh-In: 145.1 lbs (65.8 kgs) | Referee: Neil Hall
No Contest | KO/TKO | Punches

Fi Elias Kunnas

Fi Finland Regional

2011.03.18
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Se Simon Skold

Se Superior Challenge

2010.10.29
Win | Submission | Choke

Se Gabriel Mboge Nesje

Se Superior Challenge

2009.10.31

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Niklas Bäckström (11-2-1) was set to face UFC vet Thiago Tavares (21-7-1) at ACB 65, but ... (5 months ago)
Niklas Bäckström (11-2-1) will face UFC vet Thiago Tavares (21-7-1) at ACB 65, which will... (5 months ago)
Swede Niklas Bäckström (11-2-1) is now officially out of his bout with Tim Wilde (9-3). T... (6 months ago)
Swede Niklas Bäckström (11-2-1) has been preparing to face Tim Wilde (9-3) on the upcomin... (6 months ago)
Swede Niklas Bäckström (11-2-1) will head back into the cage on June 24th at the Tanko MM... (7 months ago)
Ammattilaisvapaaottelun kotimainen kisavuosi huipentui viime viikonloppuna Cage 37 -tapah... (1 year ago)
I had the privilege to follow one of Europe’s top featherweight fighters, UFC-veteran Nik... (1 year ago)
Niklas Bäckström (11-2-0-1) put Joni Salovaara (16-9) on his back and won a unanimous dec... (1 year ago)
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