Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Krylov vs Preux?
Nikita Krylov beat Ovince St. Preux by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of UFC 236, on Saturday 13th April 2019 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Krylov vs Preux stats
Nikita Krylov stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 14 by submission.
Ovince St. Preux made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested St. Preux had a slight advantage in power over Krylov, with a 48% knock out percentage over Krylov's 44%.
Nikita Krylov was the younger man by 9 years, at 29 years old.
St. Preux had 2-inch reach advantage.
Krylov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 10 months later than St. Preux, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 36 less professional rounds, 49 to St. Preux's 85.
Krylov vs Preux form
St. Preux had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Alonzo Menifield at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Micha Oleksiejczuk at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Before that, he had lost to Nikita Krylov at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.
He had been beaten by Dominick Reyes at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Krylov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
St. Preux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.