The black belt in Bjj and former M-1 Global Hw champion Marcin Tybura entered this fight with a mma record of 19-6-0 (68% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 heavyweight in the world. He lost twice last year, against Shamil Abdurakhimov (Marcin Tybura vs Shamil Abdurakhimov) and Augusto Sakai, but he came back to win in 2010 beating Sergey Spivak and Maxim Grishin (Marcin Tybura vs Maxim Grishin).
His opponent, Ben Rothwell, has an official record of 38-12-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.25 in the same weight class. He lost three consecutive bouts between 2016 and 2019, the last one against Andrei Arlovski (Andrei Arlovski vs Ben Rothwell 2) but then he has defeated Stefan Struve and Ben Rothwell (Ovince St Preux vs Ben Rothwell). Rothwell vs Tybura is on the undercard of Marlon Moraes vs Cory Sandhagen – UFC Fight Night 179 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 37 or UFC Fight Island 5). Watch the video and rate this fight!