Marcin Tybura vs. Alexandr Romanov – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 20, 2022, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Marcin “Tybur” Tybura will take on Alexandr “King Kong” Romanov in the Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 278 card.

In this post, we will break down Marcin Tybura vs. Alexandr Romanov matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 36-year-old, Marcin Tybura is coming in with a 22-7-0 record. Tybura will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Alexander Volkov at UFC 267: Blachowicz vs. Teixeira in October.

Romanov, meanwhile, is coming off a submission win against Chase Sherman on October 30, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera and holds a 16-0-0 record.

Marcin Tybura vs. Alexandr Romanov
6′ 3″
6′ 2″
249 lbs.
262 lbs.

Marcin Tybura has an orthodox fighting stance with a 78″ reach. The 31-year-old, Alexandr Romanov is an southpaw fighter with a 75″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Marcin Tybura:
→ Tybura’s striking accuracy is 49%.
→ Tybura lands 3.65 significant strikes per minute.
→ Tybura’s takedown accuracy is 32%.
→ Tybura’s takedown average is 1.54 per 15 minutes.
→ Tybura’s takedown defense is 82%.

Tybura comes in with 49% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.65 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Romanov fires at 52% accuracy, landing about 4.23 significant strikes per minute. Marcin Tybura also has a 32% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.54 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Romanov’s 6.46 takedowns and 20% takedown accuracy.

Alexandr Romanov:
→ Romanov’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Romanov lands 4.23 significant strikes per minute.
→ Romanov’s takedown accuracy is 69%.
→ Romanov’s takedown average is 6.46 per 15 minutes.
→ Romanov’s takedown defense is 20%.

Alexandr spent on average 7:26 minutes in the Octagon and Marcin has an average fight time of 12:21 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC 278 is live in , who do you think will win, Marcin or Alexandr? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2
August 20, 2022
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Marcin Tybura vs. Alexandr Romanov

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