Aug 20 2022
Saturday

Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States

UFC 278
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Alexander Romanov
Romanov
Moldova, Republic of flag
22-7-0

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16-0-0

The tape

36
Age
31
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

UD 3KO 1KO 2UD 3UD 3
Form
SUB 1KO 2SD 3
22
Wins
16
9
By KO
6
41
KO%
38
6
By Sub
9
27
SUB%
56
7
Losses
0
4
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2016
29
Bouts
16
63
Rounds
24
4 hours, 36 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 20 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

10
UFC
13
-
Bellator
-
11
Tapology
13

Marcin Tybura vs Alexander Romanov preview

When is Tybura vs Romanov?

Marcin Tybura will take on Alexander Romanov, during the main card of UFC 278, on Saturday 20th August 2022 at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.

The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.

Tybura vs Romanov stats

Marcin Tybura steps into the ring 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 will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Tybura has a slight advantage in power over Romanov, with a 41% knock out percentage over Romanov's 38%.

Marcin Tybura is the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.

Tybura has a height advantage of 1 inch over Romanov. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Tybura is 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 has fought 39 more professional rounds, 63 to Romanov's 24.

Tybura vs Romanov form

Tybura has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he 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.

Activity check

Tybura's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Romanov's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

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