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Paul Craig vs Nikita Krylov

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  1. MousasiMMA Yellow Belt

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    Hello guys, so I guess that this fight os being targeted, I have seen it on social media and some sites, what do you think about this matchup, who takes it?
     
  2. BadJuJu707 Blue Belt

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    Interesting. Krylov can look great when he's all there, but he is also a bit of a glass cannon. Craig is pretty good at pulling it off when he seems to in trouble. Tough but I am leaning towards Craig. A lot of potential in this bout.
     
  3. Cameron Purple Belt

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    Nikita Has some pretty solid grappling chops and better stand up he could pose a stiff test.

    That being said there's something to be said about momentum and Craig has a lot of that. I'll pick Craig by sub 3rd round.
     
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  4. TARTARA Bare Bone Chin

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    50/50
    Probably Paul Craig
     
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    Not to hop on some kind of hype train, but i actually lean towards craig on this one. He takes risks on the ground in order to gain advantage.
     
  6. Raymundo Alvarado Guevara Purple Belt

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    It would be a very intens fight
     
  7. D'z Me against 40 of you?...A fair fight! -Big L Yellow Card

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    Yeah, I can't call it. This one's a pick-em.
     
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  8. Jojomojo Brown Belt

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    Pick em. Craig has a little more hype on his site, but Krylov is a good grappler and better in the standup i would say, dont think Craig can profit on his glass chin
     
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    The guy who need subtitles when he speaks English. Paul Craig.
     
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    He said his next fight was a big name, I assumed it was lionheart smith? All other names matched up?
     
  12. DS66 Brown Belt

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    Both guys are very good grapplers who aim to finish when it goes to the ground. Might end up as a stalemate in which case I'd probably favor Krylov if it goes to the judges. However I have faith in the Bearjew getting a finish here. I'd put my money on him.
     
  13. Andrei Orlovski UFC black belt

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    Krylov has suspect cardio IMO. He can either look great or amateurish. You never know. In general he should do well on the feet if he stays technical but who knows.
     
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  14. MousasiMMA Yellow Belt

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    Yeah that's right he said it was a big name with good boxing, I was thinking Reyes, but them I saw a "rumor" post from Craig's IG and they (some pages and websites) are mentioning Krylov.
     
  15. Unfinished Sentenc Red Belt

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    I think Nikita Krylov got submitted by a von flue choke therefore his bjj sucks
     
  16. MuddyFugger Black Belt

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    Krylov better bring that full gloss because semi ain't gonne cut it this time
     
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    Source?
     
  18. HaulParris Gold Belt

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    Would watch
     
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    by OSP, before we realized he was a master of that choke apparently. Krylov was the first of four victims to OSP's von flue choke, crazy
     
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