© Photo : UFC RussiaPoster of the fight Nikita Krylov vs. Alexander Gustafsson
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MOSCOW, 23 Jul – Ukrainian fighter of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Nikita Krylov defeated Swede Alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Night 208 in London.
The light heavyweight fight (up to 93 kg) lasted just over one minute and ended with Krylov’s victory by knockout.
After the start of Russia’s special operation in Ukraine, Krylov entered the octagon without a flag for the second fight in a row.
Now the representative of Ukraine has 28 wins with nine defeats in MMA. Three-time UFC light heavyweight title contender Gustafsson suffered his eighth loss with 18 wins.
In the preliminary card, the British representative Muhammad Mokaev defeated the American Charles Johnson by unanimous decision – 30-27, 30-27, 30-27. For the undefeated 21-year-old native of Dagestan, this is the eighth victory in MMA. Johnson suffered a third defeat with 11 victories.