Swedish Welterweight who has posted notable victories over fighters like Viscardi Andrade and Alexander Yakovlev since making his UFC debut. In 2013, he won the Nordic MMA Award for Breakthrough Fighter of the Year.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and made his amateur MMA debut against Jasper Gunnarsson in 2005.
His UFC debut ended in a first-round victory via armbar over Alessio Sakara at UFC Fight Night 30, which was voted Submission of the Night.
His mother is from Germany and his father is from Uganda.
He fought Kevin Gastelum on UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens in June 2014.