A mild heavyweight slugout will be getting location future month concerning two top-10 fighters, Volkan Oezdemir and Nikita Krylov.
UFC officers announced Thursday that Volkan Oezdemir will be facing Nikita Krylov in the co-key occasion of UFC on ESPN+ 39 scheduled for Oct 17. The bout will serve as the next struggle of 2020 for both of those fighters.
Former title challenger Volkan Oezdemir is at the moment ranked #7 in the light-weight heavyweight division. Immediately after rallying alongside one another two consecutive wins to shut out 2019, Oezdemir missing to debuting Jiří Procházka through KO at UFC 251. Prior to this loss, Oezdemir was equipped to hand Aleksandar Rakić his initial UFC decline in what was, at the time, his 2nd consecutive victory. Oezdemir will seem to return to his winning ways against UFC veteran Nikita Krylov.
#9-rated Nikita Krylov will be searching to move nearer toward the top rated 5 of the light heavyweight division with a earn more than Oezdemir. In his most new outing, Krylov defeated considerably-hyped prospect Johnny Walker with a unanimous conclusion victory.
The most important event for this fight card will aspect Brian Ortega getting on “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung in a very expected featherweight clash.
Who will get the gain in this light heavyweight contest? Volkan Oezdemir or Nikita Kyrolov?