UFC 278: Tybura vs Romanov 08/20/2022 Forecast, Analysis and Tips

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UFC 278 Tybura vs Romanov 08-20-2022 Forecast Analysis and Tips

UFC 278: Tybura vs Romanov 08/20/2022 – The UFC 278 will continue to take place this week from the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. Under the Heavyweight division banner, Marcin Tybura and Alexander Romanov will face off in an exciting bout. The betting odds are updated as these top fighters enter the octagon. The main event will take place between Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards. Both fighters will enter the ring to fight under the Welterweight Division. The co-main event will take place between Paula Costa and Luke Rockhold as they clash in an exciting Middleweight bout. According to the recent UFC picks and predictions, Alexander Romanov is predicted to win this fight against Marcin Tybura.

UFC 278: Tybura vs Romanov 08/20/2022

When: Saturday, August 20, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
TV: ESPN
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 278: Tybura vs Romanov 08/20/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Marcin Tybura +300 Alexander Romanov -360

Main Card

Marcin Tybura

Marcin Tybura is holding a 22-7-0 record and he has been a strong fighter. Out of his last five bouts, Tybura managed to win four. Tybura lost against Alexander Volkov in his last fight via unanimous decision and is looking for a comeback. Tybura is averaging 3.65 significant strikes per minute and is taking in 3.44 in return. His average takedown is 1.54 every 15 minutes and he is stopped 82 percent of his takedown attempts. Tybura is averaging 0.1 submission attempts every 15 minutes.  

Alexander Romanov

Moving on to Alexander Romanov is still undefeated with a 16-0-0 record. Romanov is known as “King Kong” in the ring and he is yet to taste defeat. The Moldovan mixed martial artist is holding the 13th rank in the UFC Heavyweight division. Romanov is averaging 4.23 significant strikes per minute and he is taking in 1.35 per minute. When it comes to takedowns, Romanov has 6.46 takedowns every 15 minutes. Romanov is successful with 69 percent of his takedown attempts.

Tybura vs Romanov Betting Numbers

Tybura
Romanov
Record 22-7-0 16-0-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Poland Moldova
Height 6’3″ 6’2″
Weight (lbs) 249 262
Reach (in) 78 75
Win by KO/TKO 41% 38%
Win by Submission 27% 56%
Decisions 32% 6%
Strikes landed per minute 3.65 4.23
Striking accuracy 49% 52%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.44 1.35
Striking defense 54% 43%
Takedown average 1.54 6.46
Takedown accuracy 32% 69%
Takedown defense 82% 20%
Submission average 0.1 1.6

Tybura vs Romanov Betting Picks

Marcin Tybura is a hard fighter but he will not stand a chance against Alexander Romanov. The UFC betting odds are in favor of Alexander Romanov to win this fight with a KO/TKO or unanimous decision.