UFC’s heavyweight fighter Greg Hardy and Aleksei Oleinik will collide against each other at the UFC 270. The exact date and venue for the location haven’t been decided yet. UFC is finalizing the card for the event and has already got few fights lined up. Greg Hardy will look to come back to the winning column after facing back-to-back defeats at the hands of some thought opponents. He won 4 wins in the UFC. His targeted opponent is a true veteran of the sport. Aleksei holds a pro-MMA record of 59–16–1. He fought 76 pro MMA fights in his long career across several international organizations. This fight will be an important one for both these heavyweights.
Greg Hardy and Aleksei Oleinik need to win
Greg Hardy made his professional MMA debut at Dana White’s contender series. He fought fellow former NFL defensive end Austen Lane and won by a knockout in the first round and was awarded a contract by the UFC. After joining the UFC had to face a few ups and downs as it took him some time to hang with the best heavyweights in the world. The coming of two devasting losses.
Greg Hardy faced Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night 183. The fight was wild as long as it lasted. Greg had Marcin hurt but could not capitalize on the moment. Instead, he got rocked in the second round and the referee stopped the fight. In his last fight, he fought Tai Tuivasa on July 10, 2021, at UFC 264. The loss was brutal as Greg Hardy got know coked out in the very first round of the fight after h rushed on Tai who was hurt.
Aleksei Oleinik is a veteran of M-1 Global, ProFC, and IAFC and has competed for Bellator, KSW, and YAMMA Pit Fighting. Aleksei Oleinik is facing a huge downfall in his career. Though he is known for his comebacks and amazing submissions. The Boa Constrictor is riding a three-fight losing streak. In his long lustrous career, he had never lost three fights in a row. His losing streak started with a TKO loss against Derrick Lewis, followed by another TKO loss against rising star Chris Daukuas. In his last fight, he fought Sergey Spivak at UFC on ESPN 25. He lost the bout via unanimous decision. This fight at UFC 270 against Greg Hardy will be an important one for his career as another loss may result in him getting cut from the UFC.
UFC 270 will be headlined by the middleweight championship rematch between current champion Israel Adesanya and former champion Robert Whittaker.