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Who won Spivak vs Hardy?
Sergey Spivak beat Greg Hardy by , during the main card of UFC 272, on Saturday 5th March 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sergey Spivak.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Spivak vs Hardy stats
Sergey Spivak stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Greg Hardy made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hardy had a massive power advantage over Spivak, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Spivak's 38%.
Sergey Spivak was the younger man by 6 years, at 27 years old.
Hardy had a height advantage of 2 inches over Spivak. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Spivak was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Hardy, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 26 to Hardy's 0.
Spivak vs Hardy form
Hardy remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Tai Tuivasa at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marcin Tybura at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Maurice Greene at UFC Vegas 12 on 31st October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Yorgan De Castro at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
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.
Spivak's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Hardy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.