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Dana White: I didn’t expect Greg Hardy to last this long at the UFC – MMA Sports

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UFC President Dana White said he didn’t expect heavyweight Greg Hardy to last as long as the Contender series in the UFC.

Hardy entered the Pro Bowl in 2013 and saw him leave the league two years after the domestic violence incident, after his up and down NFL career, Hardy moved into mixed martial arts between 2017 and 2018 I won three battles. After winning two fights in the Contender series knockouts and another in the Extreme Fight Night, White shot Hardy and signed him despite being very green in three professional fights. Did.

Since joining the UFC in January 2019, Hardy has won 4-3, 1 NC records in the UFC. He seemed to be in the top 15 before the recent defeat of TKO to Marcin Tybura stopped momentum... White says he’s still impressed with what Hardy has done since the move from the NFL to MMA, despite losing the final battle.In fact, white “Shout!” Buffalo Podcast Hardy lasted longer than he initially thought at the UFC.

“He looked very good. He lost the last fight, but he looked very good with it until he lost. He did very well here, especially in this heavyweight division. I didn’t expect to get stuck for such a long time. Some people are awkward, but he’s doing very well. It’s funny because football guys seem to like to switch to MMA. ” White said.

Hardy, 32, is actually one of the UFC’s youngest heavyweight players. Now in 11 professional games, he’s starting to gain the experience he needs to run up the UFC Heavyweight Ladder. But if the fight against Tibra shows something, Hardy still has a lot to do. Still, for a guy who doesn’t have a mixed martial arts background, sticking to the UFC as long as he has is impressive.

Do you agree with Dana White that Greg Hardy did better than expected at the UFC?

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