Whether Nikita Krylov was released from the UFC or decided to not resign with the promotion is irrelevant now because he has a new home,
During the broadcast of Eurasia Fight Nights 59 on UFC Fight Pass, the UFC veteran entered the cage in a small ceremony in which he signed his contract with the promotion.
Although a debut date and opponent have yet to be set, Krylov plans to compete in the promotion by the end of the year.
Krylov earned a 6-3-0 record during his time in the UFC, defeating Walt Harris, Cody Donovan, Stanislav Nedkov, Marcos Rogerio De Lima, Francimar Barroso and Ed Herman, while suffering defeats to Soa Palelei, Ovince St. Preux and Misha Cirkunov. The Russian also competed as a heavyweight and as a light heavyweight during his time in the UFC.
Krylov has competed in Russia before, having competed in such promotions as M-1 Challenge, Gladiators Fighting Championships and the European Combat Sambo Federation.
The new EFN signee has fought a grand total of 26 times as a pro, with 24 of those fights ending within the opening round.
Eurasia Fight Nights has been airing event on UFC Fight Pass for over two years now, with such stars as Fedor Emelianenko, Diego Brandao, Efrain Escudeo, Vitaly Minakov, Fabio Maldonado and other competing on the shows.
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