|Full Name||Gregory McKarl Hardy|
|Date of Birth||July 28, 1988|
Greg "Prince of War" Hardy is an unranked UFC Heavyweight fighter with a professional MMA record of 7-wins, 4-losses, and 1-No Contest. Hardy is a former NFL and American Arena League Player.
Greg Hardy played 5-years in the NFL that began with the Carolina Panthers in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL draft. Hardy spent 4-years with the Panthers and one year with the Dallas Cowboys.
He played 75 games in his career, amassing 238 tackles, 40 quarterback sacks, 16 pass deflections, and one 1-interception that led him to a spot in the All-Pro second team in 2013.
Greg Hardy transitioned to MMA in 2017 and made his amateur debut in the same year at Rise of a Warrior 21 against Joe Hawkins. Hardy used his brute force to KO Hawkins in 32 seconds. He continued to rely on his brute force as he won his next 2-amateur bouts in 96 and 14 seconds via KO. Hardy became a professional in 2018.
Hardy made his professional debut at Dana White's Contender Series in 2018 against Austen Lane. He won the fight inside a minute via KO and TKO'ed Tebaris Gordon in 17 seconds at Dana White's Contender Series.
He defeated Rasheem Jones at XFN 352 in 53-seconds in his only fight for the promotion as he joined the UFC in 2019.
Greg Hardy made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw against Allen Crowder. Hardy lost the fight in the second round via Disqualification as he landed an illegal knee on Crowder, rendering him unable to continue.
He bounced back from the loss and went on to win his next 2-fights against Dmitry Smoyakov and Juan Adams via first-round TKO. Hardy won his next fight via unanimous decision against Ben Sosoli, however, the decision got overturned because Hardy used an inhaler in between rounds.
He lost his next fight against Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night: Magomedsharipov vs. Kattar. Volkov outclassed Hardy and used his lack of technical ability to outgun him.
Hardy rallied back and defeated Yorgan de Castro and Maurice Greene before losing his momentum and going on a 2-fight losing streak, getting TKO'ed by Marcin Tybura and Tai Tuivasa.
Greg Hardy's current record stands at 7-4 (1). He is on a 2-fight losing streak in the UFC
Alexandre Pantoja's last fight was against Tai Tuivasa at UFC 264. Hardy lost the fight via first-round KO(punches).
Greg Hardy is scheduled to fight Alexey Oleynik at UFC 270.
Below is the professional MMA record of Greg Hardy:
|Loss||7-4 (1)||Tai Tuivasa||KO (punches)||UFC 264||10/07/2021|
|Loss||7-3 (1)||Marcin Tybura||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Neal||19/12/2020|
|Win||7-2 (1)||Maurice Greene||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Silva||31/10/2020|
|Win||6-2 (1)||Yorgan de Castro||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 249||09/05/2020|
|Loss||5-2 (1)||Alexander Volkov||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Magomedsharipov vs. Kattar||09/11/2019|
|NC||5-1 (1)||Ben Sosoli||NC (overturned)||UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs. Weidman||18/10/2019|
|Win||5-1||Juan Adams||TKO (punches)||UFC on ESPN: dos Anjos vs. Edwards||20/07/2019|
|Win||4-1||Dmitry Smolyakov||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Jacaré vs. Hermansson||27/04/2019|
|Loss||3-1||Allen Crowder||DQ (illegal knee)||UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw||19/01/2019|
|Win||3-0||Rasheem Jones||KO (punches)||Xtreme Fight Night 352||29/09/2018|
|Win||2-0||Tebaris Gordon||TKO (punches)||Dana White's Contender Series 16||07/08/2018|
|Win||1-0||Austen Lane||KO (punches)||Dana White's Contender Series 9||12/06/2018|