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Who won Tybura vs Rothwell?
Marcin Tybura beat Ben Rothwell by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Island 5, on Saturday 10th October 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
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 Rothwell stats
Marcin Tybura stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Ben Rothwell made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Rothwell had a massive power advantage over Tybura, boosting at 74% knock out percentage over Tybura's 37%.
Marcin Tybura was the younger man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Rothwell had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tybura. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Tybura was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 10 year and 9 months later than Rothwell, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 63 to Rothwell's 90.
Tybura vs Rothwell 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 won against Walt Harris at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in the United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had been beaten by Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night 126 on 18th February 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Frank Erwin Center, Austin, United States.
Tybura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.