Completed MMA Bout

Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy

Main Card | Heavyweight · 265 lbs | Pro MMA

Tai Tuivasa defeats Greg Hardy via KO/TKO at 1:07 of Round 1

Tai "Bam Bam" Tuivasa
Greg "The Prince of War" Hardy

Tuivasa
KO/TKO
Round 1

Tai Tuivasa Greg Hardy

"Bam Bam" "The Prince of War"

12-3-0   Pro Record At Fight   7-3-0
Climbed to 13-3   Record After Fight   Fell to 7-4
-125 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +105 (Near Even)
Australia   Nationality   United States
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia   Fighting out of   Florida, United States
28 years, 3 months, 3 weeks, 3 days   Age at Fight   32 years, 11 months, 1 week, 5 days
263.0 lbs (119.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   264.5 lbs (120.0 kgs)
6'2" (188cm)   Height   6'5" (196cm)
75.0" (191cm)   Reach   80.5" (204cm)
Lions High Performance Centre   Gym   American Top Team
UFC 264
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3
  • Date: Saturday 07.10.2021 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Mark Smith
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 10 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Tuivasa Total Disclosed Pay: $75,000
  • Hardy Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Tuivasa vs. Hardy Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 4597  
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Event Discussion

CheckLeftHook
CheckLeftHook

07.14.2021 | 5:19 AM ET


The only thing that impacted the result of the fight was Conor's cheating...yet again. Just like the 2nd round against Khabib, we can make an argument that had Conor not been allowed to get away with blatant cheating then he would have been finished by both Khabib and Dustin in those fights.


Also that Instagram clip has been reposted everywhere. I don't see where the shin hits the elbow at all, he hits the forearm...and I've never heard nor seen anyone break someones shin blocking with their forearm...I have heard it the other way around tho...
rappinpapsoda
rappinpapsoda

07.14.2021 | 6:59 PM ET

CheckLeftHook,

You are right that his cheating did make Dustin stand up.  That, in turn, made him fall back on his injured leg.  Even if Dustin didn't stand up, Conor was going to get taken down again in the 2nd and finished.
CheckLeftHook
CheckLeftHook

07.15.2021 | 12:22 AM ET

I just think he would have been finished there on the ground in the 1st. Conor cracked Dustin with a good upkick but Dustin dove right into his guard and dropped nasty elbows down. Only reason he couldn't get better posture and stack to land bombs is Conor holding the gloves while kicking both legs into his face. You can see Conor went ALL IN for both of those guillotine attempts, his arms would have been jell-o the rest of the fight.

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