Review: 2014-05-31, pretty good fight between Tom Niinimaki and Niklas Backstrom: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). Tom Niinimaki entered this fight with a record of 21-5-1 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 featherweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2006 when he faced Tristan Yunker at IHC 11, since then he has collected 12 consecutive wins; he debuted in the Ufc at the end of 2013 beating Rani Yahya.
His opponent, the undefeated Niklas Backstrom, has a record of 7-0-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.59 in the same weight class, he is 24 years old, seven years younger than Niinimaki and he makes his Ufc debut in this bout. Niinimaki vs Backstrom is on the undercard of Mark Munoz vs Gegard Mousasi – UFC Berlin Ufn 41. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs Mousasi
Where: O2 World, Berlin, Germany
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC Fight Night Berlin fight card (main card):
Mark Munoz vs Gegard Mousasi
Francis Carmont vs CB Dollaway
Luke Barnatt vs Sean Strickland
Tom Niinimaki vs Niklas Backstrom
Backstrom’s next fight: Niklas Backstrom vs Mike Wilkinson
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