ESPN was first to report the matchup. UFC Brasilia takes place at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium and is also expected to include a clash between Paige VanZant and Amanda Ribas. A headliner has not been announced for the card.
Walker kicked off his promotional tenure with first-round finishes of Khalil Rountree, Justin Ledet and Misha Cirkunov before being stopped in the opening stanza by Corey Anderson at UFC 244 on Nov. 2. The 27-year-old Brazilian is 17-4 as a professional and has finished all but one of his triumphs inside the distance.
Krylov, meanwhile, is 1-2 during his second stint with the Las Vegas-based promotion. Most recently, “The Miner” dropped a split verdict to Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night 158 on Sept. 14. The Ukraine native is 7-5 in the UFC and 26-7 as a professional overall, with all of his wins coming by knockout, technical knockout or submission.
This article first appeared at Recent News on Sherdog.com
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