Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Volkov vs Hardy?
Alexander Volkov beat Greg Hardy by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 21, on Saturday 9th November 2019 at CSKA Arena in Moscow.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alexander Volkov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Volkov vs Hardy stats
Alexander Volkov stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Greg Hardy made his way to the ring with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hardy had a massive power advantage over Volkov, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Volkov's 67%.
Alexander Volkov was the same age as Greg Hardy, at 33 years old.
Volkov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hardy. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Volkov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 31 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 9 years and 1 month earlier than Hardy, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 96 more professional rounds, 96 to Hardy's 0.
Volkov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Hardy's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 5 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.