Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Crowder vs Hardy?
Allen Crowder beat Greg Hardy by , during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 1, on Saturday 19th January 2019 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Allen Crowder.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Crowder vs Hardy stats
Allen Crowder stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Greg Hardy made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 3 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Hardy had a massive power advantage over Crowder, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Crowder's 56%.
Allen Crowder was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Hardy had a height advantage of 2 inches over Crowder. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Crowder was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Hardy, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 26 to Hardy's 21.
Crowder vs Hardy form
Greg Hardy had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Alexander Volkov at UFC on ESPN+ 21 on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at CSKA Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Previous to that, he had lost to Ben Sosoli at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at TD Garden, Boston, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
Before that, he had beat Dmitry Smolyakov at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at BB&T Center, Sunrise.
He had been beaten by Allen Crowder at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Hardy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.