Blachowicz (22-7-0) enters the contest on the strength of a three fight winning streak, defeating the trio of Devin Clark, Jared Cannonier and Jimi Manuwa. Blachowicz hasn’t suffered a defeat in over a year, with his last loss coming to Patrick Cummins at UFC 210. Blachowicz has suffered a total of seven losses as a professional MMA fighter, with five of them coming by way of decision.
Krylov (24-5-0) returns to the UFC after a near two year absence, winning six of nine during that first run with the promotion. Krylov has been undefeated since exiting the UFC, which includes a victory over fellow UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado and former Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Champion Emanuel Newton. Krylov has competed in a total of twenty nine professional MMA fights and that competitor has yet to go the distance.
UFC Fight Night Moscow takes place on Saturday, September 15 from the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia with Mark Hunt and Alexey Oleinik headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.