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Who won Volkov vs Tybura?
Alexander Volkov beat Marcin Tybura by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 267, on Saturday 30th October 2021.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 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 Tybura stats
Alexander Volkov stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Marcin Tybura made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Volkov had a large advantage in power over Tybura, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Tybura's 38%.
Alexander Volkov was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Volkov had a height advantage of 4 inches over Tybura. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Volkov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 6 months earlier than Tybura, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 96 to Tybura's 63.
Volkov vs Tybura form
Volkov had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ciryl Gane at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Alistair Overeem at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Walt Harris at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had been beaten by Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had defeated Greg Hardy at UFC on ESPN+ 21 on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at CSKA Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Tybura had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 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 defeated 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 beat 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 lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night 126 on 18th February 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Frank Erwin Center, Austin, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alexander Volkov had been fighting more than Marcin Tybura.
Going to this contest, Alexander Volkov had last fought 1 year and 1 day ago, while Marcin Tybura's last outing had been 1 year and 22 days ago.
Volkov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Tybura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.