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Who won Krylov vs Walker?
Nikita Krylov beat Johnny Walker by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 28, on Saturday 14th March 2020 at Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Nikita Krylov.
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 Walker stats
Nikita Krylov stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 15 by submission.
Johnny Walker made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Walker had a massive power advantage over Krylov, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Krylov's 42%.
Nikita Krylov was the same age as Johnny Walker, at 29 years old.
Walker had a height advantage of 3 inches over Krylov. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Krylov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Walker, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 49 to Walker's 32.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Johnny Walker had been fighting more than Nikita Krylov.
Going to this contest, Nikita Krylov had last fought 2 years and 3 days ago, while Johnny Walker's last outing had been 1 year, 6 months and 3 days ago.
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.
Walker's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 10 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.