UFC officers declared the matchup Thursday.
For Oezdemir, this combat will serve as his opportunity to get back again on observe after struggling a knockout reduction to really touted newcomer Jiri Prochazka in his most recent look. Prior to that battle, Oezdemir had received two in a row with victories more than Ilir Latifi and Aleksandar Rakic.
Now the one particular-time UFC title challenger will try to return to the get column when he travels to Combat Island in October.
Meanwhile, Krylov is coming off a large-profile earn over Johnny Walker in his last fight as the Russian continues to bounce again and forth involving victories and defeats over his earlier four bouts. He’s also gained a earn around Ovince Saint Preux whilst slipping to Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira for the duration of this stretch.
Oezdemir vs. Krylov will serve as the co-key occasion for the Oct. 17 display with a featherweight clash amongst Brian Ortega and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung headlining the demonstrate.