UFC Fight Night 186: Krylov vs Ankalaev 02/27/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 186 Krylov vs Ankalaev 02-27-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC Fight Night 186: Krylov vs Ankalaev 02/27/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been on a roll and will save the best for last this month of February with UFC Fight Night 186 happening this Saturday, February 27. The matches will commence inside the closed doors of the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscriptions are the eyes of fans inside the venue. Two top heavyweight fighters are trying to get closer to a title fight in the main event as Jaire Rozenstruik takes on Ciryl Gane. Co-headlining the event is a light heavyweight bout between Nikita Krylov going up against Magomed Ankalaev. It is forecasted by the best ufc betting site that Magomed Ankalaev is the best to win against Nikita Krylov.

UFC Fight Night 186: Krylov vs Ankalaev 02/27/2021

When: Saturday, February 27, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 186: Krylov vs Ankalaev 02/27/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Nikita Krylov +275 Magomed Ankalaev -350

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Nikita Krylov

Nikita Krylov is a 28-year-old light heavyweight fighter and his hometown is located at Donetsk, Ukraine. He stands at six-foot-three and he has been representing the Industrials fight team for his MMA career. Krylov is nicknamed “The Miner” and he already has 34 professional fights under his name. His wins are divided into 15 submissions, 11 knockouts, and a decision. This is going to be his fifth fight in the UFC. He split his four matches in the organization to two wins and two losses. Krylov’s most recent battle was with Johnny Walker and he took him to a full three rounds to earn a unanimous decision win.

Magomed Ankalaev

Magomed Ankalaev is at his prime age of 28 years old and he came all the way from Makhachkala, Dagestan located in Russia. This natural light heavyweight trains at the Akhmat Fight Team. Ankalaev stands at six-foot-three and he already has an impressive 14-1 professional fighting record heading to this match. He is known as knockout artists tallying nine KOs in this career while also scoring five decisions. He lost his first match in the UFC but since then, he went on a five-match winning streak and has not been defeated since. His last fight was with Ion Cutelaba in UFC 254 and he scored a knockout in the first round at the 4:19 mark.

Krylov vs Ankalaev Betting Numbers

Record 27-7-0 14-1-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Ukraine Russia
Height 6’3″ 6’3″
Weight (lbs) 205 205
Reach (in) 77 75
Win by KO/TKO 41% 64%
Win by Submission 56% 0%
Decisions 4% 36%
Strikes landed per minute 4.54 3.58
Striking accuracy 59% 56%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.45 1.36
Striking defense 41% 68%
Takedown average 1.40 0.62
Takedown accuracy 38% 33%
Takedown defense 52% 85%
Submission average 1.60 0.00

Krylov vs Ankalaev Betting Picks

With much more experience in the UFC and a hot streak behind him, Magomed Ankalaev is set to extend his winning streak according to UFC sportsbook. Nikita Krylov has more fights in his career but has been inconsistent heading to this match.