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The Best UFC Fighters From Sweden  

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The greatest Swedish MMA fighters feature a combination of great talents from different divisions with completely different fighting styles. They all hoped to represent their country proud as the names featured were considered among the best Swedish fighters of all time. Names like Alexander Gustafsson, Niklas Backstrom, and Nico Musoke all created legacies in Sweden for their impressive careers. 

A new generation of fighters hopes to represent Sweden by following in the footsteps of these fighters. The popularity of MMA will likely see some talented names from Sweden eventually join the UFC once the cream rises to the top. 

But these are the best mixed martial artists born in Sweden to have great careers so far. Which of them deserves to be ranked the highest? Vote up for your favorite MMA fighters from Sweden as we embark on a journey to find out who is the greatest Swedish fighter of all time!

Alexander Gustafsson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best UFC Fighters From Sweden
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Weight class: Light Heavyweight
Fighting style: Boxing, Shootfighting, Submission Wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu

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Ilir Latifi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best UFC Fighters From Sweden
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Ilir Latifi

Weight class: Light Heavyweight, Heavyweight
Fighting style: Boxing

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Niklas Backstrom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best UFC Fighters From Sweden
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Niklas Backstrom

Weight class: Featherweight, Lightweight
Fighting style: Kickboxing, Boxing, Submission Wrestling

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Magnus Cedenblad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best UFC Fighters From Sweden
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Magnus Cedenblad

Weight class: Middleweight, Light Heavyweight
Fighting style: Brazilian jiu-jitsu

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