Swede Niklas Bäckström (9-2-0-1) will fight Danijel Kokora (7-7) at SFN 1 going down at the Solnahallen in Stockholm on June 4th.
FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT! Finally we have an opponent for Niklas Bäckström. The 26 year old serbian fighter Danijel Kokora (7-7) steps up and will face Niklas for the Co-main event of Scandinavian Fight Nights. This will be a lightweight bout (70kg) and Niklas will step up a weight class from his normal weight. On the other hand, Danijel will step down a weight class since he normally fights at welterweight (77kg). We can't wait to see Niklas fight again and we are happy to have this experienced and tough opponent ready for a fight at our event in Solnahallen. Book your tickets to not miss this amazing fightcard via @tailorevents
After dropping his last two fights in the Octagon, the 26 year from Allstars Training Center old submitted Georgi Stoyanov at the Battle of Botnia 5 in November. Kokora last fought in November at Serbian Battle Championships 7, where he loss by shoulder choke. It will be the first move up to lightweight for the Swede, that usually fights at the 145 lbs. weight class. On the other hand, the Serbian fighter will drop a weight class.
MMAViking.com will be reporting live from the Stockholm event, so come back for live coverage.