A light heavyweight clash is in the works for the UFC’s March return to Brazil. MMA Junkie today confirmed the promotion is targeting a fight between Johnny Walker and Nikita Krylov for March 14 on a Fight Night card at Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia. A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed the targeted bout to MMA Junkie following an initial report by ESPN. Walker burst into the spotlight in 2018 when he knocked out Khalil Rountree with brutal elbows in his UFC debut.
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