UFC on ESPN+ 37: Ben Rothwell vs. Marcin Tybura Play-by-Play

Experienced heavyweights Ben Rothwell and Marcin Tybura battled on Saturday’s UFC card. Their fight went like this.

Bout 11: Ben Rothwell (38-12) vs. Marcin Tybura (19-6) (Heavyweight)

Rothwell put together a series of punches to start the fight. Rothwell dominated most of the round with his boxing.

The speed of the fight slowed down significantly from the first to second round. The fighters clinched in the second minute of the second round. Tybura landed a knee to the body while exiting a clinch in the fourth minute of the round. Tybura was putting together clean punches late in the round that Rothwell was eating.

Tybura scored a takedown two minutes into the final round after landing an uppercut. Tybura threw ground and pound from top position. He kept the position until the fight expired. Needing judges to find a winner, Tybura was chosen as the winner (29-27, 29-27 & 29-27).

RESULT: Marcin Tybura def. Ben Rothwell via Decision, Unanimous

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Rothwell 10 9 9 28
Tybura 9 10 10 29

Live coverage of the entire show can be viewed here.

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