UFC Vegas 28 (co-main event): Marcin Tybura destroys Walt Harris with his ground-and-pound

Marcin Tybura grounds and pounds his way to victory at UFC Vegas 28 co-main event against Walt Harris. Tybura wins by KO in the first round.

Marcin Tybura and Walt Harris
Marcin Tybura and Walt Harris

UFC Vegas 28 co-main event saw two heavyweight veterans take on each other. Walt Harris is coming into UFC Vegas 28 from two straight losses against top fighters Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov. Meanwhile, his opponent Marcin Tybura is coming off a glorious three-fight winning streak. Walt has a record of 13-9-0, 1 NC while his opponent, Marcin has a record of 21-6-0.

Marcin is coming off some great wins and has found his way to KO his opponents lately. His last fight was against Greg Hardy whom he knocked out in the second round. This is a tough battle for Harris given his fighting style. Tybura has a mix of striking and grappling. His ground and pound game is one of the best in UFC. An interesting battle at UFC Vegas 28.

Round 1: Tybura starts as the aggressor with an early front kick. Harris looking to return the favour but Tybura is there to block the high kick coming his way. Strong punches landed by Walt and it seems though that Tybura is hurt. But Marcin manages to cover well and buy some time to recover. A strong left hand from Harris and his opponent is hurt once again. Marcin wastes no time to switch levels.

Marcin Tybura knocks out Walt Harris at UFC Vegas 28

UFC Vegas 28
Walt Harris vs Marcin Tybura

Harris goes for the kick and Tybura catches it helping him trip his opponent. Great scramble on the floor, but Marcin uses slide control to take the fight into his hand. Disastrous ground-and-pound from Tybura and looks like Walt is not able to get out of it. The referee looking very closely to check is Walt Harris can respond. No signs of it.

Short punches score for Tybura as Mark Smith, the referee asking Harris to move. No movement and the Mark Smith calls it off. A spectacular performance from Marcin Tybura at UFC Vegas 28. What a fight!

Result: Marcin Tybura def Walt Harris via TKO (Punches) (Round 1,4:06)

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