LAS VEGAS – In need of a rebound after his three-fight bound used to be snapped this past September, Serghei Spivac has one other enormous name in entrance of him Saturday.
Spivac (13-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) used to be shut down with a TKO in precisely a half-round against Tom Aspinall in his most up-to-date fight. Now he’s function to use on Greg Hardy (7-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC) to delivery the foremost card at UFC 272 at T-Mobile Enviornment in Las Vegas.
Spivac stated he’s responsive to the energy Hardy brings to the desk, but never has been one to effort about who’s in entrance fo him.
“I don’t care (that it’s Hardy),” Spivac stated at Wednesday’s UFC 272 media day in Las Vegas. “I’ll fight anyone. I’m not picky through opponents. Greg is mountainous – massive – and a extraordinarily unheard of fighter. He has important (energy in) strikes and punches. I feel this fight will be titillating. It’ll be a extraordinarily correct fight.
“In my final fight, Tom basically dominated me. He used to be in a predicament to govern the fight. He historical his game belief and I wasn’t in a predicament to attain something I needed to attain. This fight will be varied.”
Spivac used to be speculated to fight Hardy at UFC 270 in January, but Hardy pulled out with a finger wound. Hardy, a venerable NFL standout whose off-the-field and out-of-the-cage past factors back him a controversial resolve within the game, will be making an are trying to rebound from a two-fight skid of knockouts to Marcin Tybura and Tai Tuivasa.
Spivac, who used to be born in Moldova, which borders on Ukraine in Eastern Europe, stated he moved to Las Vegas to coach after his loss to Aspinall and has seen enhancements in his performance within the health membership.
But despite the fact that he stated he doesn’t care who’s in entrance of him when the cage door closes, he is aware of he’ll relish to be racy for Hardy despite his opponent’s skid.
“I’m taking each and every fight severely, no topic who my opponent is,” he stated. “I’m centered on (Hardy) very severely.”