UFC Vegas 28: Walt Harris vs. Marcin Tybura Picks and Predictions
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Marcin Tybura vs. Walt Harris
UFC: Saturday, June 5th at 7:00 PM
The Line: -- Marcin Tybura -190 / Walt Harris +150 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Walt Harris and Marcin Tybura face off in a heavyweight bout for the co-main event of UFC Vegas 28 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Harris is currently ranked 8th in the heavyweight division while Tybura is ranked 11th.
Walt Harris is trying to turn around his career as he comes into this fight struggling. Harris currently sits with a 13-9 record overall, but he has lost each of his last two fights. Harris had his last fight against Alexander Volkov in December of 2020 and he was dominated in that fight. Harris was knocked out by kick early in the second round after being outstruck 45-16 at that point of the fight. Harris is averaging 2.95 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 3.43 significant strikes per minute. Harris is averaging 0.30 takedowns but he is only successful on 28 percent of the takedown attempts. Harris is stopping 72 percent of his opponents takedown attempts. Harris last win came against Aleksei Oleinikin in August of 2019, a fight he won by knockout.
On the other side of this matchup is Marcin Tybura who comes into this game with a 21-6 record overall and he has won four fights in a row. Tybura’s last win came against Greg Hardy in December of 2020, a game that he won by knockout. Tybura is averaging 3.70 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 3.25 significant strikes per minute. Tybura is averaging 1.62 takedowns every 15 minutes and he is successful on 42 percent of his attempts. He also is able to stop 82 percent of his opponents' takedown attempts. Tybura is also averaging 0.1 submission attempts every 15 minutes.
Tybura has had more success coming into this game, but Harris is tough competition, and Walt Harris is going to find a way to get the job done. It might not be the prettiest fight, but Harris will win this one on the money line.