Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Hardy vs Sosoli?
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Hardy vs Sosoli stats
Greg Hardy stepped into the ring with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ben Sosoli made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hardy had advantage in power over Sosoli, with a 100% knock out percentage over Sosoli's 86%.
Greg Hardy was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Hardy had a height advantage of 5 inches over Sosoli. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Hardy was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 5 year and 4 months later than Sosoli, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 22 to Sosoli's 25.
Hardy vs Sosoli form
Hardy had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Yorgan De Castro at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkov at UFC on ESPN+ 21 on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at CSKA Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ben Sosoli at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at TD Garden, Boston, United States.
Before that, he had won against Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
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.
Hardy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.