Ben Rothwell vs. Marcin Tybura – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Ben Rothwell and Marcin Tybura faced each other in the heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 179: Moraes vs. Sandhagen, which took place on Saturday, October 10, 2020, inside the 0 in UFC Fight Island. There were 0 fights on the card. You can view UFC Fight Night 179 results and fight bonuses. UFC Fight Night 179 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Marcin Tybura defeated Ben Rothwell in round 3 by Decision – Unanimous. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters fired over 561 strikes combined in this fight, 338 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 3 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s break down each fighter’s stats below.

Marcin Tybura full fight stats

Marcin Tybura was firing at a 57% accuracy, throwing 274 strikes and landing 155. There were 94 significant strikes, 69 of 154 landing to the head, 15 of 19 shots to the body and 10 of 10 leg kicks. Marcin Tybura went for 3 takedowns and landed 1.

Strikes Thrown
155 of 274 (57%)
Significant Strikes
94 of 183 (51%)
Head Strikes
69
Body Strikes
16
Leg Strikes
10
Takedowns
1 of 3

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Marcin Tybura did against Ben Rothwell.

Ben Rothwell full fight stats

Ben Rothwell landed 33% of all his strikes. There were 63 of 247 significant strikes to the head, 16 of 19 body shots, and 10 of 10 leg kicks. Ben Rothwell attempted 0 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Ben Rothwell threw and landed against Marcin Tybura.

Strikes Thrown
95 of 287 (33%)
Significant Strikes
89 of 276 (57%)
Head Strikes
63
Body Strikes
16
Leg Strikes
10
Takedowns
0 of 0

Marcin Tybura won by Decision – Unanimous. The fight ended in round 3 at 5:00.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC Fight Night 179
Date
October 10, 2020
Fight
Ben Rothwell vs. Marcin Tybura
Winner
Marcin Tybura
Method
Decision – Unanimous
Fight End
Round 3 at 5:00
Total Strikes Thrown
561
Significant Strikes Thrown
338
Total Takedowns Attempted
3

Did you know: Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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