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Who won Tybura vs Romanov?
Marcin Tybura beat Alexander Romanov by majority decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 278, on Saturday 20th August 2022 at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Marcin Tybura.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Tybura vs Romanov stats
Marcin Tybura stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Alexander Romanov made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Tybura had a slight advantage in power over Romanov, with a 41% knock out percentage over Romanov's 38%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Romanov had a large advantage over Tybura, boosting at 56% submission rate over Tybura's 27%.
Marcin Tybura was the older man by 6 years, at 37 years old.
Tybura had a height advantage of 1 inch over Romanov. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Tybura was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 years earlier than Romanov, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 66 to Romanov's 27.
Tybura vs Romanov form
Tybura had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Alexander Volkov at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Previous to that, he had beat Walt Harris at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in the United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Greg Hardy at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had defeated Stefan Struve at UFC Fight Night 134 on 22nd July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.
Tybura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Romanov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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