A light heavyweight scrap featuring Nikita Krylov taking on Marcos Rogerio de Lima has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 69 card in Berlin.
UFC officials recently announced the bout.
Nikita Krylov (18-4 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to three when he faces de Lima this June in Germany. Krylov has scored back-to-back first-round finishes over opponents Cody Donovan and Stanislav Nedkov in his most recent octagon appearances. The 23-year-old Ukrainian has gone 2-1 since dropping down to the UFC’s light heavyweight division.
Meanwhile, Marcos Rogerio de Lima (13-2 MMA) has gone unbeaten in his past six fights, earning 5 victories and 1 draw in that time. The 29-year-old Brazilian made his octagon debut in May of 2013, where he scored an impressive first-round KO victory over Richardson Moreira. De Lima’s most recent effort saw him earn a first-round TKO victory over veteran Igor Pokrajac at December’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil.
UFC Fight Night 69 takes place June 20 live from the O2 World Berlin in Germany’s capital city. The entire event will air on UFC Fight Pass. The event is headlined by a light heavyweight bout featuring Alexander Gustafsson taking on Glover Teixeira.
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