Niklas Bäckström Moves to Lightweight for SFN 1 Matchup

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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.

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.

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