The black belt in karate and former Fight Nights Global champ Nikita Krylov entered this fight with a professional record of 26-7-0 (100% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 light heavyweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Jan Blachowicz (Jan Blachowicz vs Nikita Krylov) and Glover Teixeira (Glover Teixeira vs Nikita Krylov); between these two bouts he beat Ovince St Preux (Ovince St Preux vs Nikita Krylov 2).
His opponent, Johnny Walker, has an official record of 17-4-0 (94% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.28 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year defeating Justin Ledet (Johnny Walker vs Justin Ledet) and Misha Cirkunov (Misha Cirkunov vs Johnny Walker) but then he lost to Corey Anderson (Corey Anderson vs Johnny Walker). Krylov vs Walker is on the undercard of Kevin Lee vs Charles Oliveira – UFC Fight Night 170. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 170: Lee vs. Oliveira
Where: Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC Fight Night 170 fight card (main fights):
Kevin Lee vs Charles Oliveira
Demian Maia vs Gilbert Burns
Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Damir Hadzovic
Nikita Krylov vs Johnny Walker
Francisco Trinaldo vs John Makdessi
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Brandon Moreno
Walker’s next fight: Ryan Spann vs Johnny Walker
Krylov’s next fight: Nikita Krylov vs Magomed Ankalaev
Krylov vs Walker Fight Video:
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