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Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Krylov vs Spann?
Nikita Krylov is set to face the challenge of Ryan Spann in the main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 25th February 2023.
The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Krylov vs Spann stats
Nikita Krylov steps into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 15 by submission.
Ryan Spann will make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggest Krylov has an advantage in power over Spann, with a 41% knock out percentage over Spann's 29%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Spann will have a slight advantage over Krylov, with a 57% submission rate over Krylov's 52%.
Nikita Krylov is the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Spann has a height advantage of 2 inches over Krylov. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Krylov is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 months earlier than Spann, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 10 more professional rounds, 54 to Spann's 44.
Krylov vs Spann form
Krylov has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he won against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Johnny Walker at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
He had lost to Glover Teixeira at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Spann has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Dominick Reyes at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ion Cutelaba at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Anthony Smith at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Misha Cirkunov at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Johnny Walker at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Ryan Spann has been fighting more than Nikita Krylov.
Nikita Krylov last fought 1 month and 6 days ago, while Ryan Spann's last outing was 16 days ago.
Krylov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Spann's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Krylov vs Spann?
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Krylov vs Spann US streams
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Krylov vs Spann UK streams
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