The black belt in Bjj Francimar Barroso entered this fight with a professional record of 18-4-0 (78% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 light heavyweight in the world. He lost to Hans Stringer in 2014 but he came back to win in 2015 beating Ryan Jimmo (=Jimmo vs Barroso) and Elvis Mutapcic (in 2016).
His opponent, Nikita Krylov, has a mma record of 19-4-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.36 in the same weight class. He also lost in 2014, against Ovince St Preux (=St Preux vs Krylov), but then he has won three consecutive fights beating Marcos Rogerio de Lima in his last one. Barroso vs Krylov is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Andrei Arlovski – UFC Fight Night 87. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski
Where: Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC Fight Night 87 fight card (main fights):
Alistair Overeem vs Andrei Arlovski
Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Stefan Struve
Albert Tumenov vs Gunnar Nelson
Francimar Barroso vs Nikita Krylov
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Heather Clark
Krylov’s next fight: Nikita Krylov vs Ed Herman
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