Nikita Krylov Net Worth 2023 | Salary, Earnings, Bio


Nikita Krylov is a Luhansk-born (Ukraine) mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight division. As of writing, he is #6 in UFC light heavyweight rankings. His estimated net worth is $1.7 million. Here we bring you Nikita Krylov’s net worth, salary, earnings, career, MMA record, wife, and more.

About Nikita Krylov

Nikita Krylov was born on March 7, 1992, in Krasnyi Luch, Luhansk, Ukraine. He relocated to Moscow, Russia, during the Ukraine-Russia clash.

His full name is Nikita Andreyevich Krylov. Nicknamed “The Miner”, he currently competes in the UFC Light Heavyweight division. As of writing, he is #6 in UFC light heavyweight rankings. He is on a 29-9 MMA record with 12 wins via KO or TKO.

Krylov began training in Kyokushin Karate at the age of 10. His father was a renowned player in the sport. He started MMA in 2012.

MMA Career

Nikita Krylov made his professional MMA debut in July 2012, at West Fight 4. The Ukrainian went 12-0 before his first defeat against Vladimir Mishchenko, in December 2012. He also played M-1.

Krylov made his UFC debut at UFC 164, in August 2013, losing his debut bout against Soa Palelei. He won the FNG Light Heavyweight championship in May 2018, against Emanuel Newton.

Nikita Krylov won his last two fights as of writing, against Alexander Gustafsson, and Volkan Oezdemir in UFC 280.

The 30-year-old is scheduled to face Ryan Spann in the UFC Fight Night light heavyweight main event, on February 25, 2023.

Nikita Krylov’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

In 2023, MMA fighter Nikita Krylov’s estimated net worth is $1.7 million. His primary sources of earnings are his fight purse and incentives.

His estimated show money for a fight is around $60,000, depending on his UFC contract.

For his victory over Oezdemir at UFC 280, Krylov pocketed around $125,000, including $60,000 in show money and a $60,000 win bonus.

The 30-year-old also won a Performance of the Night bonus of $50,000, for knocking out Gustaffson at UFC Fight Night 208.

Moreover, Krylov made $170,000 total for his victory over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 236.


A UFC fighter’s earnings depend on several factors, including the fighter’s contract, the event, the opponent, and the performance.

The base pay for UFC fighters starts at $10,000 and can go up to $500,000 or more for the top fighters.

Personal Details

Full NameNikita Andreyevich Krylov
NicknameThe Miner
Date of BirthMarch 7, 1992
Birth PlaceKrasnyi Luch, Luhansk, Ukraine
Nationality Ukrainian 
Residence Moscow, Russia 
Age 30
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight205 lb (93 kg)
Division Light Heavyweight 
Reach77.5 in
Promotion UFC
MMA Record29-9, 12 KOs
Net Worth$1.7 million
Relationship StatusIn a Relationship
GirlfriendKaterina Obraztsova
Instagram @nikitakrylovufc

Girlfriend or Partner

UFC light heavyweight Nikita Krylov’s long-term girlfriend is Katerina Obraztsova. They live together. The couple has a son Dobrynia Krylov, born in 2017.

Nikita Krylov Girlfriend
Source: Instagram


Born on March 7, 1992, he is 30 years old.

Height and Weight

He is 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) tall and 205 lb. He competes in the UFC light heavyweight division.

MMA Record

[As of February 18, 2023] 

Total Fights38
Win by KO12


What is Nikita Krylov’s Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, his estimated net worth is $1.7 million.

Who is his girlfriend?

His long-term partner is Obraztsova.

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