Jul 10 2021
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Greg Hardy
Hardy
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11-3-0
KO 1
KO 1
7-3-0

The tape

31
Age
35
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
80.3" / 204 cm

Tape record

KOKOSUBUDKO
Form
KOKOUDUDNC
11
Wins
7
10
By KO
6
91
KO%
86
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
3
Loses
3
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2018
14
Bouts
11
20
Rounds
20
1 hours, 5 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 13 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Tai Tuivasa vs Greg Hardy report

Who won Tuivasa vs Hardy?

Tai Tuivasa beat Greg Hardy by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC 264, on Saturday 10th July 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Tuivasa vs Hardy stats

Tai Tuivasa stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Greg Hardy made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out.

Tai Tuivasa's UFC record stood at 8-7-0, while Greg Hardy's came in at 4-5-0.

The stats suggested Tuivasa had a slight advantage in power over Hardy, with a 91% knock out percentage over Hardy's 86%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Tuivasa and Hardy would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Tai Tuivasa was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Hardy had a height advantage of 3 inches over Tuivasa. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Tuivasa was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Hardy, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 32 to Hardy's 22.

Tuivasa vs Hardy form

Tuivasa had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Harry Hunsucker at UFC Vegas 22 on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Sergey Spivac at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at United Center, Chicago, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Junior dos Santos at UFC Fight Night 142 on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Adelaide Entertainment Center, Adelaide, South Australia.

He had beaten Andrei Arlovski at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at United Center, Chicago, United States.

Hardy had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Marcin Tybura at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Maurice Greene at UFC Vegas 12 on 31st October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he was victorious 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.

Before 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.

His fight against Ben Sosoli at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 ended in a no contest.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Greg Hardy had been fighting more than Tai Tuivasa.

Going to this contest, Tai Tuivasa had last fought 3 years, 3 months and 28 days ago, while Greg Hardy's last outing had been 3 years, 6 months and 29 days ago.

Tuivasa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Hardy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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