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MMA Crossfire – Krylov vs Rogerio de Lima bout moved to UFC Fight Night Saskatoon

The light-heavyweight bout between Nikita “Al Capone” Krylov (18-4-0) and Marcos Rogerio de Lima (13-3-1) has a new home at UFC Saskatoon.

They were supposed to fight at UFC Fight Night 70, but visa issues emerged with them and some of the other international fighters.

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UFC Saskatoon is August 23rd at the SaskTel Centre. Featherweights Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira battle in the main event.

The 30-year-old Brazilian Rogerio De Lima has two quick knockouts in his two UFC fights.

Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Marcos Rogerio de Lima of Brazil poses on the scale after weighing in during the UFC weigh-in event inside the Ginasio Jose Correa on December 19, 2014 in Barueri, Brazil. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The younger 23-year-old Krylov also has a two-fight win streak, earning TKO and submission victories.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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