Russian light heavyweight Nikita Krylov, who participated in the UFC Fight Night 221 tournament in Las Vegas, confirmed the information that his compatriot Petr Yan came out injured for the fight with Merab Dvalishivli.
“We had a common training room with Petr, and it turned out that we constantly came to train at the same time,” Shakhtar told in an interview Vadim Tikhomirov. “I saw that he had problems with his leg – they were stretching it, and after two low kicks from Merab, she generally got up, he had a spasm. This partly played a role in his movements.
Earlier, Yang, who lost to the representative of Georgia by a unanimous decision after five rounds, spoke about some problems that did not allow him to perform properly, however, he did not specify their nature.
As for Nikita Krylov, he won the third victory in a row as part of the event, already in the first round finishing with a triangle choke of American Ryan Spann.