UFC Fight Night 183-Greg Hardy vs Marcin Tybura: Prediction and Analysis

Published 12/19/2020, 7:31 AM EST


The main card of UFC Fight Night 183 will start off with a heavyweight clash. Greg Hardy will be fighting Marcin Tybura in a fascinating match-up. It is also a clash of two of the best MMA gyms in the world. Hardy is an American Top Team member. His counterpart Tybura trains at Jackson-Wink MMA.

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Hardy is riding on a 2-fight win streak going into the bout. Tybura will look to continue his own 3-fight win-streak. But, Tybura has a massive advantage in experience over the former NFL player. The fighter who boasts of a 20-6 record will be entering his 27th professional fight this weekend.

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Contrastingly, Hardy will enter his tenth professional fight. He has put together a 7-2-1 record with his toughest test coming in a decision loss against Alexander Volkov.

Greg Hardy Vs Marcin Tybura analysis

‘Prince Of War’ has proved himself to be a knockout artist over his short career. He has claimed six wins by way of knockout and is a wild puncher as well. In recent fights, he has shown the use of reach as well.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) Fabricio Werdum of Brazil knees Marcin Tybura of Poland in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside the Qudos Bank Arena on November 19, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Tybura is more of a complete fighter as he has 7 T/KO and 6 submission wins on his resume. He also wrestles in his fights, which can prove to be very handy against someone like Hardy.

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If he decides to get Hardy on his back while the wild exchanges start, that can really turn out in his favor. Unless he gets caught, the styles of fighters can really favor Tybura.

Hardy has the KO power to finish any fighter. His previous fight is a testament to that fact However, the craftiness and versatility of his opponent might be a factor that may be too difficult to overcome.

Final Prediction: Marcin Tybura by decision

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Apratim Banerjee

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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