Gentle heavyweight rivals Nikita Krylov and Ryan Spann will confront off at the UFC Apex Centre this Saturday.
UFC 285 is coming up up coming weekend as Jon Jones returns to struggle it out with Ciryl Gane for the vacant UFC heavyweight championship.
But ahead of that, we’ll be in Las Vegas for an exciting heat-up card headlined by Krylov vs Spann.
‘The Miner’ Krylov is ranked sixth in the mild heavyweight standings and will be keen to see off Spann and move nearer to a title battle.
The Ukrainian beat Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 280 in October.
‘Superman’ Spann, in the meantime, noticed off Dominick Reyes last time out and has a file of 21 wins and 7 losses.
UFC Fight Night 220: Date and how to adhere to
This function is scheduled to consider spot on Saturday, February 25 and is currently being held at the UFC Apex Center in Las Vegas.
The prelim action will start at 10pm with the most important card kicking off at midnight on Sunday early morning.
Krylov vs Spann can then be predicted at about 3am for British isles lovers.
The action will be demonstrated on BT Sport 2 and their coverage will commence at 10pm.
talkSPORT will also have all the establish-up and response to the motion all through struggle 7 days.
UFC Combat Night time 220: Battle card
Matter to modify
- Main occasion: Nikita Krylov vs Ryan Spann
- Andre Muniz vs Brendan Allen
- Augusto Sakai vs Don’Tale Maye
- Tatiana Suarez vs Montana De La Rosa
- Mike Malott vs Yohan Lainesse
- Erick Gonzalez vs Trevor Peek
- Jasmine Jasudavicius vs Gabriella Fernandes
- Jordan Leavitt vs Victor Martinez
- Ode Osbourne vs Charles Johnson
- Joe Solecki vs Carl Deaton III
- Rafael Alves vs Nurollo Aliev
UFC Struggle Evening 220: What has been claimed?
Nikita Krylov: “I can’t guess at what moment of my profession I am now, it’s incredibly hard. It’s tough to assume of everything like that in MMA.
“When Cain Velasquez beat Brock Lesnar, numerous considered that here we have a heavyweight who would rule the division for a number of several years. When Khabib (Nurmagomedov) beat Rafael Dos Anjos, absolutely everyone believed that he had only a couple of months remaining in advance of the championship. You can give quite a few illustrations.”
Ryan Spann: “I feel like I squandered a large amount of my 20s. I did, athletically, simply because I didn’t truly get it very seriously enough.
“I knew how excellent I was. Almost everything often arrived so uncomplicated. I was just too immature to realise.
“My brother would always convey to me, ‘You require to be able to again your capabilities up with power and conditioning,’ and I was like, ‘Why? I can kick people today in the head. Why stretch?’ And it just sort of snowballed from there. We have received it beneath manage now, while.”
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