Marcin Tybura Stops Greg Hardy to Set a New Win Streak Record in the UFC’s Heavyweight Division

Published 12/19/2020, 8:25 PM EST


UFC Vegas 17 is the final fight card of the year and is stacked with some extremely interesting fights. To kick off the main card, Greg Hardy took on Marcin Tybura in the heavyweight division.

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The Prince of War’ went into the fight on the back of a two-fight win streak. This included impressive wins over the likes of Yorgan De Castro at UFC 249 and most recently a TKO win over Maurice Green in October. 

Tybur’ had a spectacular 2020 ahead of this fight. He secured three wins and thanks to his fourth, he is in a prime position to secure a rank in the heavyweight division. 

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Marcin Tybura secures win number four of the year 

‘The Prince of War’ started off the first round well. He used leg kicks early and often against ‘Tybur’. The former NFL player also had Tybura hurt towards the end of round one and landed multiple unanswered shots. Tybura seemed to be in real trouble.

In the second round, however, Tybura made the necessary adjustments to secure the win. He was able to land a takedown towards the end of round number two after a few failed attempts in the first round. 

Once the fight was on the ground, he was in complete control. Tybura landed multiple unanswered shots as it seemed ‘The Prince of War’ was exhausted to fight back. The referee stepped in to save Hardy from unnecessary damage. 

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During the course of the fight, Tybura landed 60 total strikes with an accuracy of 54%. He also landed 51 significant strikes with an accuracy of 50%. 

With an impressive win over Hardy, Tybura now moves to 4-0 and has the longest active winning streak in the heavyweight division at the moment. He will most likely get a rank in the division following his win tonight. What did you make of Marcin Tybura’s strong comeback against Greg Hardy at the UFC Apex?

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