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#7 Peso semipesado Division

Activo

"The Miner"

Nikita Krylov

Peso semipesado Division

29-9-0 (W-L-D)

12

Wins by Knockout

15

Wins by Submission

22

First Round Finishes

Nikita Krylov

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Learn more about Nikita Krylov's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Trains at
Fight Club No1 - Moscow, Russia
Fighting style
Karate
Age
30
Height
75.00
Weight
206.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 01, 2013
Reach
77.50
Leg reach
44.50
  • Pro since July of 2012
     
  • 15 wins by submission (6 RNC, 3 guillotine, armbar, 2 Achilles lock, 2 kimura, keylock), 12 by KO
     
  • 22 first round finishes
     
  • Has only gone out of the first round nine times (vs. Ankalaev, Walker, Saint Preux, Blachowicz, Perak, Maldonado, Palelei, Herman and Barroso)
     
  • Has won eight of his last 12
     
  • Nine wins in less than a minute
     
  • 19 fights at light heavyweight (13-6)

UFC 280 (10/22/22) Krylov won a three round unanimous decision over Volkan Oezdemir 

UFC Fight Night (7/23/22) Krylov knocked out Alexander Gustafsson at 1:07 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (3/19/22) Krylov was submitted by Paul Craig via triangle choke at 3:57 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/27/21) Krylov lost a three round unanimous decision to Magomed Ankalaev

UFC Fight Night (3/14/20) Krylov won a three round unanimous decision over Johnny Walker

UFC Fight Night (9/14/19) Krylov lost a three round split decision to Glover Teixeira

UFC 236 (4/13/19) Krylov submitted Ovince Saint Preux via rear naked choke at 2:31 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (9/15/18) Krylov was submitted by Jan Blachowicz via arm triangle at 2:41 of the second round

UFC 206 (12/10/16) Krylov was submitted by Misha Cirkunov via guillotine choke at 4:38 of the first round

UFC 201 (7/30/16) Krylov knocked out Ed Herman at :40 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (5/8/16) Krylov submitted Francimar Barroso via rear naked choke at 3:11 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (8/23/15) Krylov submitted Marcos Rogerio de Lima via rear naked choke at 2:29 of the first round

UFC on FOX (1/24/15) Krylov submitted Stanislav Nedkov via guillotine choke at 1:24 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (7/19/14) Krylov stopped Cody Donovan via strikes at 4:57 of the first round

UFC 171 (3/15/14) Krylov was submitted by Ovince Saint Preux via Von Flue choke at 1:29 of the first round

UFC on FOX (1/25/14) Krylov stopped Walt Harris via strikes at :25 of the first round

UFC 164 (8/31/13) Krylov was stopped by Soa Palelei via strikes at 1:34 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2012. I really enjoyed it and it turns out that I’m quite good at it as well.

What ranks and titles have you held? Master of Sports of Ukraine in Kyokushin karate and hand-to-hand combat, Master of Sports in Submission Fighting, and 2013 ADCC Ukraine Champion.

Do you have any heroes? Al Capone, Ilya Mate, Igor Vovchanchyn

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The bird of happiness and I will not miss it!

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I’m currently enrolled at Donetsk Law Institute.

What was your job before you started fighting? I’ve been fighting professionally straight out of high school.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Gladiator Fighting Championship 4-man single-night tournament winner.

Favorite grappling technique: All kinds of leg locks

Favorite striking technique: Spinning back kick