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Nikita Krylov, a mixed martial arts fighter born in Lugansk, managed to defeat Swedish Alexander Gustafsson on the night of the Ultimate Fighting


Nikita Krylov, a mixed martial arts fighter born in Lugansk, managed to defeat Swedish Alexander Gustafsson on the night of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held last Saturday in London.

Krylov, 30, beat Gustafsson in just over a minute, his first victory since March 2020. Watch the video:

The fighter from Donbass, who competes under a neutral flag, won by knock out technical after knocking his opponent down with a left hook and finishing him off with blows on the floor, at which point the referee stopped the fight. Krylov fought for the second time in a row in London, where in March he lost to Paul Craig.

Nikita Krylov was born in 1992 in the city of Krasni Luch, in Lugansk. In 2018, the wrestler confirmed that he had started the process to obtain Russian citizenship and said that he prefers to compete under the flag of the Luhansk People’s Republic than under the Ukrainian flag, Gazeta.ru reported.