Soa Palelei vs. Nikita Krylov
Round 1: The two heavyweights touch gloves. Krylov throws a leg kick and Palelei catches it and takes him down. Palelei lands a couple of short shots. He postures up and lands a couple of right hands. Krylov fires back from the bottom. Krylov active from the bottom. He isolates an arm but Palelei lands hammer fists. Palelei advances to the mount position. Krylov rolls and gets to his feet. Krylov unloads with a flurry. They clinch along the fence. Palelei has Krylov’s back and drags him to the ground. He lands a couple of punches and Krylov gets back to his feet. Palelei gets the fight back to the ground. Krylov looks for a triangle choke but Palelei defends the attempt. Palelei moves to side control. Krylov works for a crucifix. Palelei gets free and the round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Palelei.
Round 2: Krylov goes on the offensive, but Palelei takes him down. Palelei advances to the mount position. he lands punches and Krylov rolls. Krylov gets to his feet only to be taken down again. The referee stands them up. Palelei has slowed. Krylov lands punches and knees. Palelei covers. Krylov lands a knee to Palelei’s face. Krylov works for a single leg takedown. He gives it up and they’re clinched along the cage. Krylov lands an uppercut and right hand. He backs away. Palelei fires back but misses. Krylov lands a series of punches. Palelei just eats them. Krylov delivers a big knee. He lands uppercuts. Palelei ties Krylov up. Palelei land a knee to the body. Krylov answers with a knee at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Krylov.
Round 3: Palelei complaining about his ribs between rounds. Krylov moves forward and Palelei lands a right hand and Kryolv ties him up. Krylov works for a single leg takedown. Palelei lands short punches to the side of Krylov’s head. Krylov is exhausted. Palelei gets top position and lands punches and hammer fists. Krylov covers up. Palelei continues to land and the referee steps in to stop the fight.
The official time of the technical knockout was 1:34 of the third round.