It's eerie how similar Nikita Krylov and Forrest Griffin are

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by M Raid K, Aug 23, 2015.

  1. M Raid K

    M Raid K Black Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2014
    Messages:
    5,950
    Likes Received:
    2,929
    First of all, they look alike:

    [​IMG][​IMG]

    Then, they share the same attitude: go for broke or be broken. For Forrest, that led to many back-and-forth epic fights and also to him brutally KO'd (hello, Spider!). For Krylov, that reflected in the fact that he has never gone to the judges and likely won't go tonight.

    And other minor coincidences like: they are both 6'3 and LHWs.
     
  2. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2011
    Messages:
    35,810
    Likes Received:
    66,608
    Location:
    The Danger Zone
    [​IMG]

    I don't see it.
     
  3. Lol, it's funny cause it's true. Al Capone is a true disciple of JBG.
     
  4. JKS

    JKS 77+&--#rT....

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2005
    Messages:
    59,013
    Likes Received:
    11,771
    Location:
    Toronto
    Never noticed this before.
     
  5. Kalmah

    Kalmah Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2013
    Messages:
    17,120
    Likes Received:
    12,016
    Not similar at all..
     
  6. Bones245n4847

    Bones245n4847 Red Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2013
    Messages:
    8,744
    Likes Received:
    2,448
    Location:
    Jon Jones nutsack
    Not really, they have completely different noses and ears. Can't really tell the eyes because they both squinting in those pics. Their beards grow in a little different too. Other than they are both white color guys with semi buzz cut and fight or fought at 205, I don't see much else.
     
  7. countswagula

    countswagula Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2012
    Messages:
    15,394
    Likes Received:
    2,303
    Except Forrest was a cop and Krylov is a smooth gangster
     
  8. SUBLIME FAN

    SUBLIME FAN Black Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2011
    Messages:
    6,839
    Likes Received:
    4,828
    Location:
    Plainwell Michigan
    I really hope Al Capone wins tonight, but i got a bad feeling. Lima can throw
     
  9. mclj1

    mclj1 Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2011
    Messages:
    365
    Likes Received:
    0
    Cool thread
     
  10. CreativeTomato

    CreativeTomato Tomato Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2011
    Messages:
    2,805
    Likes Received:
    819
    Location:
    Liking Random Ladies' Instagram Pics
  11. Pikkon

    Pikkon Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2014
    Messages:
    828
    Likes Received:
    360
    "brutally KO'd" lmao
     
  12. gevoudane

    gevoudane ʇlǝq ʞɔɐlq

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    11,053
    Likes Received:
    5,004
    Location:
    Eugene, Oregon
    No chatter about his fight and finish?
     
  13. The-AxeMurderer

    The-AxeMurderer Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2006
    Messages:
    12,432
    Likes Received:
    23,886
    Location:
    Canada
    Hmmm Krylov probably already has more finishes in the UFC then Forrest though...
     
  14. Elysianwing

    Elysianwing Mr. Mojo Risin' Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2007
    Messages:
    10,171
    Likes Received:
    4,810
    Location:
    Michigan
    They look nothing alike.


    But yeah, this shit is eerie yo.
     
  15. hogwash

    hogwash Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2015
    Messages:
    776
    Likes Received:
    279
    Location:
    backwoods, ky
    the pic posted makes them look pretty similar
     
  16. The_Renaissance

    The_Renaissance Sherdog Bunceweight Champion

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2008
    Messages:
    28,541
    Likes Received:
    6,428
    Location:
    Twerkmenistan
    They look NOTHING alike.

    Krylov is cool though, he goes for fucking broke in every fight, entertaining fighter and picked up a nice win here. Plus, he's young as shit and the division needs new blood.
     
  17. tigerclawattack

    tigerclawattack White Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2015
    Messages:
    128
    Likes Received:
    22
    im watching yesterdays recorded event now and i did read online that a ufc exec commented on the fence grab. when i saw the fight i thought it was pretty clear he leaned on the fence with his hand which is allowed, there was no sign his fingers looped through or pulled on the cage. it is interesting that they would point something like this out with an entertaining fighter of his level but ignore when it happens with certain champs cough anderson cough. is krylov an indominatable world beater maybe not but i like his fights and will keep an eye out for them because he brings an agressive karate style lima was a tough opponent and i think the kicks to the body were a cool strategy.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.