Main Event Spotlight | UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs Tybura

A black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Tybrua’s ability to take down his opponent has proven to be a huge part of his winning ways. He has 20 takedowns in his UFC career, good for fourth place among active heavyweights. His takedown defense is equally staunch, thwarting almost 80% of his opponent’s attempts. That’s highest among current heavyweights, and third-highest in 265-pound history.

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But Tybura can still throw hands with the best of them. Greg Hardy, Luis Henrique and Walt Harris are among the names that have taken a loss from  Tybura’s striking. His 1387 strikes landed are the fourth most in UFC heavyweight history.

If his opponent is known for relatively short nights in the Octagon, Tybura stands in contrast with a current cumulative total of three hours, 36 minutes and 31 seconds of total UFC fight time, good for fourth place in division history and counting.

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