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Donetsk
Ukraine

Standing Stance - Right
Profile Image
MMA ID
132989
Old ID
312928
Old URL
http://www.ufc.com/fighter/Nikita-Krylov

Donetsk
Ukraine

Athlete Stat
0
7989
11
15
7741
0
7741
0
4
27
0
7
0
34
7989
0
0
0
0
0
355
1
13
5
345
599
3
449
165
374
122
153
58
72
209
410
84
124
52
65
52.94
38.46
1.06
1.90
57.60
0.63
4.86
2.45
3.68
44.05
Strengths
Equally well-versed standing up and on the ground, knockout power, good agility
Date of Birth
1992-03-07
Bio Facts
  • Pro since July of 2012

 

  • 15 wins by submission (6 RNC, 3 guillotine, armbar, 2 Achilles lock, 2 kimura, keylock), 11 by KO – has finished all wins, 21 in the first round

 

  • Has only gone out of the first round seven times (vs. Saint Preux, Blachowicz, Perak, Maldonado, Palelei, Herman and Barroso)

 

  • Has won five of his last seven

 

  • Nine wins in less than a minute

 

  • 15th fight at light heavyweight (10-4)
Fightmetric ID
2076
"The Miner"
Nikita Krylov
23
563
28
75.00
205.00
77.50
44.50

TRAINING: I’ve been training in my hometown of Donetsk, in Kiev with the Combat Sambo team and also in Moscow with an excellent boxing coach and my friends at Fight-Club No1.

 

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

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