Marcin Tybura vs Alexandr Romanov Pick, 8/20/2022 Predictions UFC 278 Odds
Marcin Tybura vs Alexandr Romanov
Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, UT
Saturday, August 20, 2022
Marcin Tybura will face off with Alexandr Romanov at UFC 278 on Saturday, August 20, 2022. The moneyline has Tybura at +300 while Romanov is at -365.
Marcin "Tybur" Tybura walks into the cage holding a record of 22-7-0. The 36-year-old weighs in at 249 lbs and stands in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter stretches 78". Alexandr "King Kong" Romanov comes in at 6'2" and weighs 262 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 16-0-0. The 31-year-old extends his reach 75". Regarding significant strikes, Marcin Tybura is landing 3.65 per min and Alexandr Romanov lands 4.23 significant strikes per min. Tybura is connecting on 49% of the significant strikes he tries while Romanov is landing 52%. Regarding defense, "Tybur" allows 3.44 significant strikes per minute and "King Kong" takes 1.35. Tybura also stops 54% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Romanov curbs 43% of them.
|UFC 278||Marcin Tybura||Alexandr Romanov|
|Average Fight Time||12:21||7:26|
|Weight||249 lbs||262 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.65||4.23|
In terms of grappling, Marcin Tybura is the not as competent as a wrestler as he scores a takedown 1.54 times per 3 rounds. Tybura is scoring a takedown on 32% of his tries and is stuffing 82% of all takedown attempts. Romanov is taking his opponents down on 69% of the takedowns he attempts and defending 20% of all takedowns attempted on him. When it comes to going for the sub, Tybura is less likely to go for the finish by attempting 0.1 finishes per 15 min while Romanov attempts 1.6 finishes per 15 minutes.
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In his previous bout, Marcin Tybura squared up with Alexander Volkov and wound up losing the fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Volkov landed 89 of 153 total strikes that he threw in that contest. Tybura walked away from this fight having landed 73 of 157 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Volkov ended up landing 75 of 139, giving him a percentage of 53%. He finished the fight landing 53 of 117 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Tybura ended up landing 41% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 58 of 139. Of those significant strikes, he was 39 of 117 aimed at the head. 72% of the significant strikes landed by Volkov and 81% of them landed by Tybura were done at distance.
In the last bout for Alexandr Romanov, he battled Chase Sherman and ended up getting the victory via a keylock from the mount position in round 1. Sherman ended up connecting on 0% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Romanov ended up connecting on 0% of his significant strikes at distance. Romanov landed 57% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 8 of 14. He ended up landing 8 of 14 significant strikes to the head. Sherman ended up connecting on 0 of 1 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 0 of 1 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Sherman was 0 of 1 and Romanov connected on 11 of 17 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Tyson Pedro encounters Harry Hunsucker. Pedro looks to add a victory to his record of 8-3-0. The 30-year-old tips the scales at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 79". Hunsucker measures 6'2" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career mark of 7-5-0. The 33-year-old has a reach of 75". In terms of takedowns, Tyson Pedro takes his opponents to the canvas 0.66 times per 3 rounds and Harry Hunsucker is able to score a takedown 0.00 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Pedro connects on 2.89 strikes/min and connects on 64% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side we have Harry Hunsucker, who tags his opponent on 52% of the strikes he has thrown and lands an average of 3.83 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Jared Gordon is set to encounter Leonardo Santos. Santos will be looking to add a win to his career total of 18-6-1. The 42-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and stands 6'0". The orthodox fighter reaches 75". Gordon measures 5'9" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 18-5-0. The 33-year-old has a wingspan of 68". In terms of wrestling, Leonardo Santos is able to thwart 86% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is finishing his takedowns on 29% of the times he tries. Gordon is finishing his takedowns on 39% of his attempts and defends against 54% of all takedown tries against him. With regard to striking, Santos is absorbing 2.77 strikes per min while he is dishing out 2.88 strikes/min. Gordon, on the other side, is absorbing 3.20 strikes per min and lands 5.24 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Alexandr Romanov (-365)
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