The black belt in Bjj and former M-1 Global Hw champion Marcin Tybura entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 heavyweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Fabricio Werdum (Fabricio Werdum vs Marcin Tybura) and Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Marcin Tybura); after this bout he has defeated Stefan Struve.
His opponent, Shamil Abdurakhimov, has an official record of 19-4-0 (63% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.25 in the same weight class. He also lost to Derrick Lewis, but in 2016 (Derrick Lewis vs Shamil Abdurakhimov), and then he has won over Chase Sherman and Andrei Arlovski (Andrei Arlovski vs Shamil Abdurakhimov). Tybura vs Abdurakhimov is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Alexey Oleinik – UFC Fight Night 149 (UFC on ESPN+ 7). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 149: Overeem vs. Oleinik
Where: Yubileyny Sports Complex, St. Petersburg, Russia
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Abdurakhimov’s previous fight: Andrei Arlovski vs Shamil Abdurakhimov
Abdurakhimov’s next fight: Curtis Blaydes vs Shamil Abdurakhimov
Tybura vs Abdurakhimov Fight Video:
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