Per
Eklund
15-4-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 15-4-1
Summary: Well rounded and mentally strong

Fighter Info

From: Stockholm Sweden
Age: 33
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Media

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
98
61% Successful
60
Types of Successful Strikes
0
60
42% Standing
42% Clinch
17%
25
25
10
Striking Defense
67
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
36
11% Successful
4
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
7
3
0
Takedown Defense
50
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Evan Dunham
UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson
Feb 21, 2009
13 0 1 0 R1 KO/TKO
Per Eklund 9 1 1 0
Win
Per Eklund Oct 18, 2008
31 1 5 3 R3 Submission
Samy Schiavo 23 1 1 0
Loss
Sam Stout Jan 19, 2008
33 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Per Eklund 20 2 1 0

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training MMA after I saw my first UFC event in 2000.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Finnfight Scandinavian open NHB champion 2002, Rings European champion -75kg 2005, current Strike & Submit European lightweight champion. 1-0-0 pro boxing. Purple belt in BJJ.

Do you have any heroes?
None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It’s a dream come true. This is what I have been struggling for since I started with this. It only took 8 years =)

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Business and administration

What was your job before you started fighting?
I started training full-time after I was done with school. I have had some small jobs after that, just so I can pay my bills so I can train and to be able to reach my goal, mostly as a bouncer.

Favorite grappling technique:
armbar

Favorite Striking technique:
uppercut

Career

More Fighters