Joni Salovaara (16-8) will face-off with UFC veteran Niklas Bäckström this Saturday night at Cage 37 in one of the most anticipated fights of the year. “My hand will be raised. I will finish him.” says Salovaara to ahead of the Finn versus Swede showdown.


“I will keep it a secret” says the featherweight about the openings he sees in the grappler’s game. The 30-year-old  Espoon Kehähait fighter is on a two fight win streak with wins at Cage 35 and 36. Salovaara´s message to Bäckström, “Your a good sport, keep yourself together and don’t get sick.” The big fight happens at Kulttuuritalo in Helsinki.

Check out the full interview here: