Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Hardy vs Castro?
Greg Hardy beat Yorgan De Castro by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 249, on Saturday 9th May 2020 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Greg Hardy.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Hardy vs Castro stats
Greg Hardy stepped into the ring with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Yorgan De Castro made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 6 wins and 0 draws, with 5 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Hardy had advantage in power over Castro, with a 100% knock out percentage over Castro's 83%.
Greg Hardy was the same age as Yorgan De Castro, at 33 years old.
Hardy had a height advantage of 5 inches over Castro. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Hardy was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 6 months later than Castro, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 21 to Castro's 16.
Hardy vs Castro form
Greg Hardy had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before 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 beat 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 won against 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.