UFC 251: Marcin Tybura vs. Maxim Grishin Play-by-Play

Former PFL fighter Maxim Grishin made his UFC debut on the prelims, facing Marcin Tybura. Here’s how the heavyweight clash went.

Bout 4: Marcin Tybura (18-6) vs. Maxim Grishin (30-7-2) (Heavyweight)

Tybura had a clear height advantage over Grishin in this fight. Tybura tried for a takedown a minute in after catching a kick, but he couldn’t finish it. Tybura put Grishin against the cage in the second minute. After having Grishin against the cage for many minutes, Tybura got a takedown in the closing seconds.

Just like the round before, a large part of the round was Tybura pressing Grishin against the cage. Tybura got a takedown in the final seconds of the round.

Tybura got another takedown with three minutes left in the fight. Tybura moved into full mount a minute later. Tybura got on the back of Grishin after he flipped over. He stayed on his back until the fight ended. In a landslide, Tybura was given the win (30-27, 30-27 & 30-26).

RESULT: Marcin Tybura def. Maxim Grishin via Decision, Unanimous

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Tybura 10 10 10 30
Grishin 9 9 9 27

Live coverage of UFC 251 can be found here.

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