BIOGRAPHY

Nicholas ”Nico” Musoke is a Swedish mixed martial art artist. He was born in 1986 in Botkyrka, Sweden. He is currently signed with the UFC, fighting in their welterweight division. He began his MMA career as an amateur in 2005. He then made his pro debut in 2007 and won by a rear-naked choke in the first round. Nico then won his following three fights ending all of them in the first round with two of them ending just under 50 seconds. He later went on to win the On Top Promotions welterweight title in 2011, one he also defended in 2012. Nico signed with the UFC in October 2013.He made the move to middleweight for his promotional debut against veteran Alessio Sakara, filling in for his injured training partner Magnus Cedenblad, at UFC Fight Night 30. Nico got the fight with 16 days notice. He won the fight in the first round by submission due to an armbar, which also earned him the bonus for Submission of the Night.

FIVE FUN FACTS

  • He has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science
  • Speaks swedish, english, finnish, german
  • He has a special affection for Brazil and portuguess
  • His mother is from Germany and Finland and his father is from Uganda
  • Played soccer until the age of 17

FIGHTER INFO

Nickname: Nico
From: Norra Botkyrka
Fights Out Of: Stockholm, Sweden
Age: 29
Height: 6′ 0″ ( 182 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Turned Pro: 11-17/07
Record: 13-4-0 ( 1 NC )

FIGHTS

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Result Fighter Event Method Round Time
Loss Nicholas Musoke
Albert Tumenov
UFC On Fox 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson
Jan. 24, 2015
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Win Nicholas Musoke
Alexander Yakovlev
UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story
Oct. 04, 2014
 Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Loss Nicholas Musoke
Kelvin Gastelum
UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens
Jun. 28, 2014
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Win Nicholas Musoke
Viscardi Andrade
UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Mousasi
Feb. 15, 2014
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Win Nicholas Musoke
Alessio Sakara
UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Munoz
Oct. 26, 2013
Submission (Armbar) 1 3:07
Win Nicholas Musoke
Ronny Utrera
Golden Ring – Wallberg vs. Prazak
Jun. 14, 2013
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
NC Nicholas Musoke
Mickael Lebout
Vision FC 5 – Finale
Dec. 01, 2012
No Contest (Judging Error) 3 5:00
Win Nicholas Musoke
Dean Caldwell
OT – On Top 5
Jun. 02, 2012
TKO (Punches) 1 3:49
Win Nicholas Musoke
Kai Puolakka
Cage 18 – Turku
Mar. 03, 2012
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 3 1:39
Win Nicholas Musoke
Olli Jaakko Uitto
Cage 16 – 1st Defense
Oct. 08, 2011
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Win Nicholas Musoke
Steven Ray
OT – On Top 2
Jun. 18, 2011
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 4:56
Loss Nicholas Musoke
Cathal Pendred
OT – On Top 2
Jun. 18, 2011
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Win Nicholas Musoke
Wiktor Sobczyk
BOB 3 – Ice Rage
Dec. 04, 2010
TKO (Punches) 2 2:08
Loss Nicholas Musoke
Danny Mitchell
SC 6 – Lion’s Den
Oct. 29, 2010
Submission (Armbar) 2 1:56
Win Nicholas Musoke
Premysl Nemec
SC 5 – Pride and Fury
May. 01, 2010
TKO (Punches) 1 0:49
Win Nicholas Musoke
Jeppe Fausing
FG 9 – Fighter Gala 9
Aug. 30, 2009
KO (Punch) 1 0:12
Win Fredrik Klingsell The Zone FC 1 – The Zone
Feb. 09, 2008
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:16
Win Tomi Hietanen Shooto Finland – Chicago Collision 3
Nov. 17, 2007
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:47

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