July 17, 2023 3 min read


Tom Aspinall vs. Marcin Tybura UFC on ESPN+ 82 Odds, Time, and Prediction

Exactly 364 days after suffering a bizarre knee injury, Tom Aspinall is coming back to The O2 Arena in London to fight in a UFC main event. This time, the event in question is UFC Fight Night: Aspinall vs. Tybura, taking place on Saturday, July 22, 2023

Tom Aspinall’s brilliant UFC run of five straight wins with four Performance of the Night bonuses ended last year after he suffered a knee injury only 15 seconds into the fight with Curtis Blaydes. Almost exactly one year after, the Englishman has a chance to get back onto the winning track.

He’ll have his fans to support him in London, but beating Marcin Tybura won’t be easy as the Polish fighter is famous for being someone who never backs down.

Tom Aspinall vs. Marcin Tybura Odds

Tom Aspinall-440
Marcin Tybura+340

*Odds taken from BetUS on Monday, July 17, 2023.

When, Where, and How to Watch?

  • Place: The O2 Arena, London, England
  • Date: Saturday, July 22, 2023
  • Time: 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • How to Watch: ESPN+

Tom Aspinall Ready to Get Back in the Spotlight

He’s one of the best heavyweights on the planet, there’s no arguing about that. Tom Aspinall’s overall record is 12-3, although one of those three losses was the TKO one in the Blaydes fight, in which he practically injured himself.

When it comes to his wins, all of them happened inside the distance. Nine times he won by a KO/TKO, and three times by a submission. What’s also very interesting is that this guy’s never spent more than 9 minutes inside the cage in his professional career.

But there’s a first for everything; maybe that will change this Saturday in London?

Can Marcin Tybura Stage an Upset at The O2?

Marcin Tybura is a jack of all trades, whose strongest weapon is his resilience. This guy is tough as nails, the evidence being that he’s 7-1 in his last eight fights in which he’s fought some real nasty opponents. In his most recent fight, he defeated Blagoy Ivanov by a unanimous decision, while in the fight before that, he won against Alexander Romanov by a majority decision.

He’s 24-7 overall with four losses inside the distance, each of which was by a KO/TKO. The last time it happened was almost four years ago when Augusto Sakai KO-ed him. But it was back when Sakai was in his prime. In fact, the Brazilian came into the Tybura fight after a win over Andrei Arlovski.

Tom Aspinall vs. Marcin Tybura Prediction

If you compare Aspinall with Tybura, he’s better in every single aspect of MMA fighting, including fitness. Sure, he’s coming off a hiatus, but It’s been almost a year since his knee injury, so Aspinall should be fine by now. Backed by his fans at The O2 Arena, Aspinall will probably go for another stoppage win.

Pick: Tom Aspinall to win


Jessie is our resident sports specialist with over 4 years of experience in sports journalism. She's worked with several prominent online sports news outlets in the past and has accrued specialist insight across a wide range of sports markets. Combined with her own love and excitement of sports, having competed at a national level during college, she aims to improve sports coverage value for our readers at GamblingNews.

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