Review: 2014-10-04, exciting finish between Niklas Backstrom and Mike Wilkinson: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night). The undefeated Niklas Backstrom entered this fight with a perfect record of 8-0-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.22 featherweight in the world, he has already fought twice in 2014 beating Max Coga and Tom Niinimaki (=Niinimaki vs Backstrom).
His opponent, Mike Wilkinson, has an official record of 8-1-0 (75% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since June 8, 2013 when he was defeated by Rony ‘Jason’ Mariano Bezerra (=Jason vs Wilkinson). Backstrom vs Wilkinson is on the undercard of Gunnar Nelson vs Rick Story – UFC FN 53. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs Story
Where: Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC FN 53 fight card (main card):
Gunnar Nelson vs Rick Story
Max Holloway vs Akira Corassani
Ilir Latifi vs Jan Blachowicz
Niklas Backstrom vs Mike Wilkinson
Backstrom’s previous fight: Tom Niinimaki vs Niklas Backstrom
Wilkinson’s previous fight: Rony Mariano Bezerra vs Mike Wilkinson
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