Introduction & Early Life
Professional MMA fighter, Nikita Krylov is a Ukrainian of Russian heritage mixed martial artist who currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he competes in the light heavyweight division. He was the first Ukrainian who competed in the UFC. He also competed for M-1 global. As of Nov 21, 2016, he ranked eighth in the official UFC light heavyweight rankings. Nikita Krylov born on March 7, 1992, in Krasnyi Luch, Luhansk, Ukraine. He is a Ukrainian by nationality and belongs to Russian ethnic background, and his zodiac sign is Pisces.
On July 27, 2012, Nikita Krylov made his debut at West Fight 4 in Donetsk, Ukraine. He defeated Alexander Umrikhin via TKO in the second round. After defeating Alexander Umrikhin, he won eleven more matches in the next five months (10 submissions, 1 TKO), before losing against to Vladimir Mischenko on Dec 29 at Oplot Challenge 22.
With an outstanding record of 15-2, Nikita Krylov landed his steps at UFC in 2013. On August 31, 2013, at UFC 164, he made his debut against the Soa Palelei and lost the fight via TKO in the third round. On January 25, 2014, at UFC on Fox 7, he competed against Walt Harris and won the fight via TKO. On May 8, 2016, he fights excellently against the Francimar Barroso at UFC Fight Night 87. He won the fight by submissions in the second round. On Dec 10, 2016, he faced Misha Cirkunov at UFC 206 where he lost the fight via submission in the third round. He has an MMA record of 21 wins in 26 matches. His wins include eight knockouts and four were by submissions.
Personal profile of Nikita Krylov
Nikita Krylov born into a Russian family. He is from Krasnyi Luch in Ukraine. At the age of 10, he started the training of Kyokushin Karate. His father had been a successful sports person. He joined Donetsk Law Institute and his ideals are llya Mate, Igor Vovchanchyn and Al Capone. Before his fight against the Francimar Barroso, he changed his nickname from ‘’Al Capone” to “The Miner”.
Nikita Krylov reached at the age of 25 now and established himself as one of the prominent fighters of mixed martial arts. He has a great physique and a pleasant personality. He is dedicated and devoted towards his job.
As of now, he has not mentioned anything about his personal life. It seems he is not married. Neither he has any girlfriend and nor engaged in any affair. He has not talked about his sexuality. He assumed to be straight.
Nikita Krylov popular among his fans on social media. He loves to posts his photos on Instagram. He is also available on Twitter. His fight salary is $8,000. His net worth is under review. Recent updates about his bio can be seen on Wiki.
Last modified: March 14, 2017
Published on: March 14, 2017
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