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Nikita Krylov vs. Magomed Ankalaev Reported For Feb. 27 Fight Night

A scrap between two ranked light heavyweights has been scheduled for February 27 when Nikita Krylov faces Magomed Ankalaev. As reported by ESPN, a second major light heavyweight fight has been added to the February 27 Fight Night when #8 Nikita Krylov takes on #11 Magomed Ankalaev. This card will...

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Nikita Krylov Set As Oct. 17 Co-Headliner

A light heavyweight slugout will be taking place next month between two top-10 fighters, Volkan Oezdemir and Nikita Krylov. UFC officials announced Thursday that Volkan Oezdemir will be facing Nikita Krylov in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 39 scheduled for October 17. The bout will serve as the...

UFC Brasilia Highlights: Nikita Krylov Controls Johnny Walker to Victory

Johnny Walker vs. Nikita Krylov actually went the distance. The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Brasilia on Saturday night (March 14, 2020) from the Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil that aired on ESPN+.  The story of this fight was the fact that Krylov...

Johnny Walker Plans To KO Nikita Krylov At UFC Brasilia (Interview)

Johnny Walker is looking to get back into the win column at UFC Brasilia and remind everyone the hype is real. Back at UFC 244, Walker lost by first-round TKO to Corey Anderson in a fight many expected him to win. Yet, the Brazilian says he learned quite a bit...

Whittaker vs. Cannonier, Walker vs. Krylov UFC Bouts Being Discussed

Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier and Johnny Walker vs. Nikita Krylov are in the works for March. ESPN's Ariel Helwani brought word that the UFC is in discussions to make these bouts a reality. Whittaker vs. Cannonier is targeted for March 7, while Walker vs. Krylov is being talked about...

UFC Vancouver Highlights: Glover Teixeira Decisions Nikita Krylov

Glover Teixeira edged out Nikita Krylov at the UFC Vancouver event. The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Vancouver event from Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that aired on ESPN+. Teixeira controlled the first round with his grappling and even came close to...

Wanting To Avoid Another Decision, Gian Villante Intrigued By Nikita Krylov Match-Up

Nikita Krylov's decision-less record has Gian Villante intrigued. Villante picked up a split decision win over Ed Herman at UFC Moncton this past weekend (Sat. October 27, 2018). It was his fourth-straight time going to a split decision on the judges' scorecards, a UFC record. With the victory, Villante...

Nikita Krylov Released From FNG to Pursue UFC Return

Nikita Krylov appears to be on his way back to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Krylov was last seen inside the Octagon back in Dec. 2016. He was submitted by Misha Cirkunov in the opening frame. Krylov's departure was puzzling as he had gone 6-3 under the UFC banner. It...

Misha Cirkunov Says He’s ‘Very Surprised’ Nikita Krylov is no Longer With UFC

Misha Cirkunov is a bit puzzled that Nikita Krylov isn't with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) anymore. Cirkunov's last bout was against Krylov back in Dec. 2016. Cirkunov took a first-round submission victory over "The Miner." It ended up being Krylov's last bout in the UFC as he ended up...

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Nikita Krylov Signs With Eurasia Fight Nights

If you thought Nikita Krylov would find work quickly, you were right. During Eurasia Fight Nights' (EFN) Global 59 event, the promotion announced they have signed Krylov to a multi-fight deal. If EFN sounds familiar to you, it's the same promotion that housed a match-up between Fedor Emelianenko and Fabio...

Nikita Krylov Reportedly Rejected UFC Deal, Voluntarily Exits Promotion

Reports appear to suggest that Ukrainian light-heavyweight Nikita Krylov was not satisfied with terms of deal offered by UFC As previously reported by MMA News, Nikita Krylov is no longer with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). According to emerging reports from MMA journalist Karim Zidan however, it appears Krylov was not...

Nikita Krylov Has Been Released From UFC Contract

Despite winning five of his last six bouts, Nikita Krylov is no longer with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). UFC officials have confirmed that Krylov has been released from the promotion. MMAJunkie.com brought word of the light heavyweight shakeup. Krylov made his UFC debut back in Aug. 2013. He suffered a...

Nikita Krylov With One Of The Best Knockouts You’ll Ever See

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cAmtJW4Oko Nikita Krylov has scored finishes in each of his last five fights. However, at UFC 201 Saturday night, the 24-year-old might have out-done the rest. Krylov connected with a head-kick that left veteran fighter Ed Herman out cold on the canvas in Atlanta. Since a 2014 submission loss to Ovince Saint...

UFC 201 Adds Ed Herman Vs. Nikita Krylov Contest

Nikita Krylov and Ed Herman will tangle this July at UFC 201. Krylov (20-4) is after his fifth consecutive win, including recent finishes of Cody Donovan and Stanislav Nedkov. Herman (23-11) has fought 17 times inside the Octagon, going 10-7 overall. The light heavyweight contest will be part of the July 30...