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Per Eklund is a Swedish mixed martial artist who has competed in the UFC, Cage Warriors, and other promotions. He is a former Cage Warriors Lightweight Champion and has a professional record of 24-9-1. Eklund was born on 12 November, 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden. He began training in martial arts at the age of 15 and made his professional debut in 2002. He has since competed in numerous promotions, including the UFC, Cage Warriors, and Superior Challenge. Eklund is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 155 pounds. He is married and has two children. Eklund has earned most of his net worth through his career as a professional mixed martial artist. He has earned a total of $1,072,000 in prize money from his fights. He also earns money from sponsorships and endorsements.
|43 years old
|12 November, 1980
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Per Eklund Height, Weight & Measurements
At 43 years old, Per Eklund height is 5ft 10in and Weight 145 lb.
Dating & Relationship status
He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.
Per Eklund Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Per Eklund worth at the age of 43 years old? Per Eklund’s income source is mostly from being a successful Fighter. He is from Swedish. We have estimated Per Eklund's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
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|$1 Million - $5 Million
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Eklund also had a few fights on the international scene, for promotions lite Shooto in Japan and Canadian Bodog Fight. As of 2007 he had racked up a record of 13-2-1, including wins over former PRIDE- and future UFC veteran David Baron, future UFC veteran Tom Niinimäki and future WEC and Bellator MMA veteran Rafael Dias, before getting the call from the UFC.
In 2008, Eklund became the first Swede to sign with the UFC. At UFC 80, he fought against Sam Stout and lost via unanimous decision. He was given another chance and went up against Samy Schiavo at UFC 89, who he defeated by rear naked choke. In his last fight for the promotion, he was defeated via TKO by his then undefeated opponent Evan Dunham at UFC 95.
As one of the very first successful mixed martial artists to come Sweden, Eklund is by many considered as a pioneer for Swedish MMA. In 2002 he started out his professional career fighting on the smaller European circuit, with lots of wins and finishes to his credit, including winning and defending the Strike and submit lightweight title in 2007. He also competed in the Russian M-1 Global organisation.
Per Eklund (born November 12, 1980 in Stockholm) is a retired Swedish Lightweight professional mixed martial artist. Eklund was the first Swedish fighter to compete in Ultimate Fighting Championship and also formerly competed for M-1 Global.