The Heavyweight contest of UFC 264’s fight card features the fight between Tai Tuivasa entering the Octagon to face Greg Hardy. This fight is going to be the third fight on the main card and here is the Tai Tuivasa vs Greg Hardy Prediction and Fight Preview.
UFC 264: Tai Tuivasa vs Greg Hardy Preview
Tai Tuivasa is one of the rising UFC Heavyweight fighters who made his UFC debut against Rashad Coulter on UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs Tybura in November 2017. He made an impact on his debut by knocking out Coulter in the very first round with a flying knee.
After that, he won two more fights before he finally lost to Junior Dos Santos on UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs Dos Santos. This loss pushed him back as he faced two more losses following this one. But he finally turned the tide in his favor at UFC 254 by defeating Stefan Struve.
Now, he is on a two-fight win streak entering into this fight with his latest win coming against Harry Hunsucker on UFC on ESPN: Brunson vs Holland. A win in this fight can provide him entry to the UFC Heavyweight rankings and Tuivasa will look forward to utilizing this opportunity to the fullest.
Greg Hardy is a former NFL player who made his UFC debut against Allen Crowder on UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs Dillashaw. Although, he lost his UFC debut but afterward he scored wins against some of the other guys in the division such as Juan Adams, Yorgan De Castro, Maurice Greene, and others.
He is coming into this fight with a loss against Marcin Tybura in his last fight on UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs Neal. Hardy is one of those fighters who can turn off the lights for his opponent at any moment and he’ll look forward to doing something similar in this fight too.
UFC 264: Tai Tuivasa vs Greg Hardy Prediction
Tai Tuivasa is the betting favorite entering into this fight with odds -127 in his favor against Greg Hardy who’ll be entering into this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +145 in his favor.
This fight is going to be a contest between two of the hardest hitters in the Heavyweight division and it can turn towards anyone at any moment.
Predicted Result: Tai Tuivasa def Greg Hardy