UFC inks multi-fight deals with European heavyweights Daniel Omielanczuk and Nikita Krylov

Two of Europe's top heavyweights, Daniel Omielanczuk and Nikita Krylov, have signed on with the UFC and are expected to make their promotional debuts later this year.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has added a touch more depth to it's heavyweight roster with the signing of European fighters Daniel Omielanczuk and Nikita Krylov to multi-fight contracts.

Omielanczuk and Krylov were two of the top unsigned heavyweights currently competing on the European mixed martial arts (MMA) scene and will likely make their respective Octagon debuts later this year.

Polish news site mmarocks.pl first reported the news and MMA Junkie was able to confirm the signings with UFC officials.

Omielanczuk (15-3-1, 1 NC) is a primarily submission-based fighter who will make his UFC debut riding an 11-fight win streak. The 30-year-old Polish fighter competed nine times in 2012 as part of his current winning streak and of those nine opponents defeated eight by submission.

While he has yet to be tested against an elite fighter, the submission abilities of Omielanczuk will be a welcome addition the division.

Krylov (14-0) is perhaps the more appealing of the two signings, as the 20-year-old Ukrainian fighter has been on a tear since turning professional in July 2012, winning all of his fights by first-round (technical) knockout or submission.

Of his 14 MMA victories, Krylov has defeated six opponents inside the first minute with his longest fight to date being just four minutes and 27 seconds long.

MMAmania.com will provide an update when the date and location of Omielanczuk and Krylov's UFC debuts are announced.

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