Tai Tuivasa & Marcin Tybura Join UFC 298 Lineup on Feb. 17

Alright, let’s dive into this. We’ve got a heavyweight clash on our hands. It’s Tai Tuivasa against Marcin Tybura. This is all set for UFC 298.

The news is fresh off the press, coming straight from the Las Vegas-based promotion. Now, let’s talk about the where and when. UFC 298 is happening on Feb. 17 at the Honda Center. That’s in Anaheim, California, folks.

But wait, there’s more. The headline act for the night is a featherweight championship bout. It’s Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria.

Now, let’s talk about Tuivasa. He’s been having a rough patch, losing three fights in a row. The culprits? Alexander Volkov, Sergei Pavlovich, and Ciryl Gane. But let’s not forget, before this, the Aussie was on a roll. Five straight wins from October 2020 to February 2022. All by knockout or technical knockout. His UFC record? 8-6. And overall? 14-6. Not too shabby, eh?

On the other side, we’ve got Tybura. His last fight didn’t go so well. He was knocked out in the first round by current interim heavyweight king Tom Aspinall at UFC Fight Night 224 on July 22. But let’s not write him off just yet. The 38-year-old Pole had been victorious in seven of his previous eight Octagon appearances. He’s got wins over some big names like Blagoy Ivanov, Alexander Romanov, Ben Rothwell, Sergey Spivak, Stefan Struve, and Andrei Arlovski.

So, that’s the scoop. Can’t wait to see how this one pans out!

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