Tom
Niinimaki
21-6-1( S-N-U )

Vergangene Kämpfe

Talentübersicht

Charts werden aus 3 Kampfausgängen ermittelt.
Rekord: 21-6-1
Zusammenfassung: Striking, well-rounded

Fighter Info

Spitzname: Stoneface
Heimatort: Turku Finland
Heimatstadt: Turku Finland
Alter: 32
Größe: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Gewicht: 145 amerikanische Pfund ( 65 kg )

Striking

Versuchte Schläge
0
38
63% erfolgreich
24
Arten erfolgreicher Schläge
0
24
21%
21%
58% am Boden
5
5
14
Verteidigung gegen Strikes
56
%

Grappling

Takedowns gesamt
0
13
46% erfolgreich
6
Arten erfolgreicher Takedowns
 
 
{0}% Subm.
{0}% Ausbrüche
{0}% Sweeps
0
7
1
Takedown Defense
33
%
Prozentsatz verhinderter Takedowns
Ergebnis Kämpfer Event-News Str TD Sub Ausbr Methode Replay
UPCOMING
Chas Skelly
UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos
23.08.2014
-- -- -- -- --
Tom Niinimaki -- -- -- --
Niederlage
Tom Niinimaki 31.05.2014
7 2 0 2 R1 Submission
Niklas Bäckström 5 0 2 0
Sieg
Rani Yahya 30.11.2013
15 2 4 2 R3 Decision - Split
Tom Niinimaki 17 4 0 5

Biographie

TRAINING: I usually train twice a day. Sparring in the morning and more technical training or some cardio in the evening.


When and why did you start training for fighting? I have played different sports all my life, and when I took my first class of kickboxing in 1997 I was hooked. I started MMA in 2001.


What ranks and titles have you held? Cage (European MMA promotion) featherweight champion with five title defenses


What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. UFC is the top promotion with the highest level of competition


What was your job before you started fighting? Still working as a bouncer in a local night club


Ranks in any martial arts styles: FILA (International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles) 2011: European championships grappling no gi 1st place 2011 155lbs, 2011: European championships grappling gi 3rd place 2011 165lbs, 2010: European championships grappling no gi 3rd place 2010 155lbs, 2010: European championships combat grappling 1st 2010 155lbs


Favorite grappling technique: Kimura


Favorite striking technique: Uppercut

•    Pro since 2002

•    Eight wins by submission, seven by knockout

•    Took 30 month break from 2007 to 2010

•    Coming off back-to-back wins over former WEC champion Chase Beebe and UFC vet Walel Watson

Karriere

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