Nikita Krylov vs Ed Herman added to UFC 201
<p>Nikita Krylov will look to extend his winning streak to five straight <a href="http://www.ufc.com/news/Krylov-vs-Herman-Set-for-UFC-201">when he faces Ed Herman</a> at UFC 201 in Atlanta.</p>
<p>Krylov (20-4) has not lost since his bout against Ovince St. Preux two years ago when he was submitted In the opening round with a Von Flue choke. He moved on to finish his next four opponents which includes a TKO win over Cody Donovan and a submission win over Marcos Rogerio de Lima. In his most recent bout, he faced Francimar Barroso at UFC Fight Night 87 and won the bout with a rear-naked choke in the second round.</p>
<p>Ed Herman (23-11, 1 NC) made his return to the light-heavyweight division in January on the undercard of UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston where he faced fellow UFC veteran Tim Boetsch, winning via second-round TKO and earning himself a post-fight bonus. The 35-fight veteran has competed under the UFC banner 18 times now with victories over the likes of David Loiseau, Kyle Noke, and Rafael Natal.</p>
<p>UFC 201 is set to take place at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia on July 30. A welterweight title fight between defending champion Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley is scheduled to headline the card in addition to a 125-pound title fight between “Might Mouse” Johnson and Wilson Reis.</p>
Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.