Greg Hardy News
Video | Greg Hardy snaps his losing skid, forces Gregory Corbin’s corner to throw in the towel
Harry Kettle - October 2, 2023
Josh Watson doubts Greg Hardy will fight in BKFC again, expects to face Ben Rothwell after KO win
Cole Shelton - February 24, 2023
Greg Hardy stuns Hasim Rahman Jr., earns unanimous decision victory (Video)
Fernando Quiles - November 20, 2022
Video | Greg Hardy, Hasim Rahman Jr. have an intense faceoff, forced to be separated ahead of their fight
Cole Shelton - November 17, 2022
Greg Hardy and Hasim Rahman Jr. went face-to-face ahead of their boxing match on Saturday. Hardy and Rahman Jr. are set to meet on KSI’s Misfits 003 card in Austin, Texas. Originally, Rahman Jr. was supposed to headline the event against Vitor Belfort but the former UFC fighter was forced out of the matchup after testing positive for COVID-19. Another former UFC fighter then stepped in as Hardy took the fight on less than a week’s notice.
Greg Hardy replaces Vitor Belfort, set to box Hasim Rahman Jr. on Saturday
Cole Shelton - November 15, 2022
Greg Hardy will have his second pro boxing fight on Saturday. Misfits boxing – which is owned by YouTuber KSI – was having its third event on Saturday in Austin, Texas. The main event of the card was supposed to see Vitor Belfort take on Hasim Rahman Jr. at heavyweight. Yet, Belfort had to pull out of the fight after he tested positive for COVID-19, and now according to the promotion, Hardy – the former UFC heavyweight fighter – has replaced Belfort.
Greg Hardy earns second-round KO in boxing debut (Video)
Fernando Quiles - October 9, 2022
Greg Hardy isn’t done swinging leather following his UFC release. Hardy was back in action this past Saturday night, but this time he was in a boxing match. Hardy went one-on-one with Mike Cook, who competed under the BYB bare-knuckle fighting promotion last year. Black Sheep Boxing promoted the Hardy vs. Cook bout. Hardy scored the second-round knockout.
Greg Hardy says UFC officials left the door open for an eventual return: “I look forward to going back one day”
Harry Kettle - June 22, 2022
Greg Hardy has suggested that UFC officials have left the door open for him to potentially return to the promotion one day. At the age of 33, Greg Hardy has already had a pretty eventful career in mixed martial arts with a 7-5 (1) record to his name. The former NFL star was always viewed as something of a controversial figure in the sport but now that he’s been released by the UFC, he’s ready to explore some new options – including a run in bare-knuckle boxing with BKFC.
Former UFC fighter Greg Hardy set to make his professional boxing debut in October
Harry Kettle - June 6, 2022
Former UFC fighter Greg Hardy looks set to make his professional boxing debut later this year following his release from the UFC. While he wasn’t exactly a fan favourite upon entering the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Hardy did manage to have some early success following his appearance on Dana White’s Contender Series. Alas, in the years following, the 33-year-old continued to suffer a string of defeats with losses to Marcin Tybura, Tai Tuivasa and Sergey Spivak marking the end of his tenure with the promotion.
Tai Tuivasa shares some career advice for former opponent Greg Hardy: “Go bloody work at a McDonalds or something”
Harry Kettle - March 16, 2022
UFC heavyweight Tai Tuivasa has given his former opponent Greg Hardy some advice following his recent loss. While he may not be a fan favourite, Greg Hardy has certainly been part of some big moments throughout the course of his UFC run – both good and bad. In his last three outings he’s been on the wrong side of a defeat with Marcin Tybura, Tai Tuivasa and Sergey Spivak all finishing him via strikes.
Greg Hardy announces he has parted ways with the UFC: "What a run"
Chris Taylor - March 12, 2022
Heavyweight fighter Greg Hardy (7-5 MMA) has parted ways with the UFC according to a recent post on social media. Hardy was handed his third straight defeat at last weekend’s UFC 272 event, suffering a first round knockout loss to Sergey Spivak. The former NFL star had dropped back-to-back stoppage losses to Tai Tuivasa and Marcin Tybura in his most previous efforts.
Greg Hardy issues statement following knockout loss to Sergey Spivak at UFC 272
Christopher Taylor - March 5, 2022
Greg Hardy has issued a statement following his nasty knockout loss to Sergey Spivak at tonight’s UFC 272 event. Hardy (7-5 MMA) had entered tonight’s contest with hopes of snapping a two-fight losing skid. The former NFL star was coming off back-to-back stoppage losses to Tai Tuivasa and Marcin Tybura in his most previous efforts.
Derrick Lewis really appreciates Tai Tuivasa for his KO of Greg Hardy, but he’s still not willing to do a shoey: “My feet smell cheesy”
Harry Kettle - February 3, 2022
Derrick Lewis has admitted he isn’t a big fan of Tai Tuivasa’s shoeys – but he did enjoy seeing him knock out Greg Hardy. At UFC 271 next week, Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa will attempt to move a step closer to a UFC heavyweight title shot as they clash in the PPV’s co-main event. Both men are coming off the back of impressive knockout wins and while Tuivasa has a longer streak, “The Black Beast” has only been beaten once in his last six outings.
Tai Tuivasa fires back at Greg Hardy for suggesting he “cowered out of the brawl” at UFC 264
Susan Cox - January 19, 2022
Greg Hardy recently downplayed Tai Tuivasa’s victory at UFC 264 in July 2021, and now ‘Bam Bam’ has responded. Hardy (7-4 MMA) lost to Tuivasa (14-3 MMA) by KO in the first round at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Greg Hardy claims Tai Tuivasa "cowered out of the brawl" in their fight at UFC 264
Chris Taylor - January 15, 2022
Greg Hardy claims that Tai Tuivasa “cowered out of the brawl” in their previous fight at July’s UFC 264 event in Las Vegas. Hardy (7-4 MMA) and Tuivasa (13-3 MMA) collided on the main card of last summer’s ‘Poirier vs. McGregor 3’ event, with ‘Bam Bam’ emerging victorious by way of first round knockout (see that here).
Greg Hardy out of UFC 270 fight against Serghei Spivac
Cole Shelton - January 14, 2022
Greg Hardy will not be competing at UFC 270. Hardy was scheduled to face Aleksei Oleinik next weekend, but on Thursday it was revealed the Russian was out of the fight and was replaced by Serghei Spivac. Now, Hardy posted on Instagram a photo of his finger that is cut and appears to be broken.
Greg Hardy reacts to Antonio Brown controversy, says he’s paved the way for NFL players to fight
Cole Shelton - January 12, 2022
Greg Hardy fighting out UFC contract against Aleksei Oleinik at UFC 270: "It's been a hell of a ride"
Cole Shelton - January 12, 2022
Greg Hardy knows the stakes are high for his UFC 270 fight against Aleksei Oleinik at UFC 270. Hardy is set to make the walk to the Octagon for the 10th time but is doing so on the last fight of his UFC deal. He knows he is a big name in the sport and even though he’s on a two-fight losing skid, he asked for the biggest challenge available which came in the form of Aleksei Oleinik.
Report: Aleksei Oleinik will fight Greg Hardy Jr. at UFC 270
Andrew Whitelaw - September 27, 2021
According to MMA Junkie, Greg Hardy Jr. will look to bounce back from his loss against Tai Tuivasa when he takes on Aleksei Oleinik at UFC 270. The event will be the UFC’s first Pay-Per-View of 2022 and is set to take place on January 22nd. After breaking the news about the fight on Monday, the publication said,
Tai Tuivasa buries Greg Hardy on social media: "Don’t talk sh*t after I already f*cked you up!"
Adam D Martin - July 19, 2021
UFC heavyweight contender Tai Tuivasa buried Greg Hardy on social media, telling him “don’t talk sh*t after I already f*cked you up!” Tuivasa knocked out Hardy in a heavyweight bout that took place on last weekend’s UFC 264 pay-per-view card. Following the fight, Hardy shared a post on his own social media where he accepted the loss and congratulated Tuivasa on his win. Apparently, though, Hardy has been saying some negative remarks about the Aussie since then, and Tuivasa is having none of it. On Monday, the lovable heavyweight took to his Instagram where he posted a series of photos trashing Hardy and telling him to stop talking smack about him.
Greg Hardy reacts following first-round KO loss to Tai Tuivasa at UFC 264: "I have to stop making rookie mistakes"
Adam D Martin - July 11, 2021
UFC heavyweight and former NFL defensive lineman Greg Hardy reacted following his first-round KO loss to Tai Tuivasa at UFC 264. Hardy rocked Tuivasa with punches and his legs started to go, but Hardy made a mistake and rushed in with his chin exposed and Tuivasa caught him with a massive counter shot and knocked him out. It was the third straight win for Tuivasa by knockout following wins over Harry Hunsucker and Stefan Struve in his last two fights. As for Hardy, this was his second straight knockout defeat after he was stopped by Marcin Tybura his last time out.
UFC 264 Results: Tai Tuivasa KO's Greg Hardy (Video)
Chris Taylor - July 10, 2021
A heavyweight bout between Tai Tuivasa and former NFL standout Greg Hardy takes place on the main card of tonight’s UFC 264: ‘Poirier vs. McGregor 3’ event. Tuivasa (11-3 MMA) will enter the contest on a two-fight winning steak, this after scoring knockout wins over Stefan Struve and Harry Hunsucker in his most recent Octagon appearances.
Greg Hardy unloads on "fatty" Derrick Lewis: "He’s an ex-con that doesn’t know when to shut up"
Adam D Martin - July 8, 2021
UFC heavyweight Greg Hardy unloaded on “fatty” Derrick Lewis, saying that “The Black Beast” is “an ex-con that doesn’t know when to shut up.” Hardy takes on Tai Tuivasa on the UFC 264 main card this Saturday night in Las Vegas. Ahead of this weekend’s big PPV event, Hardy spoke to the media about the state of the UFC heavyweight division, and he was asked about the upcoming interim heavyweight title bout at UFC 265 between Lewis and Ciryl Gane. According to Hardy, he is rooting for Gane to beat Lewis because he doesn’t like him. If you ask Hardy, it was Lewis who brought his name up and talked trash about him first, and ever since then, he hasn’t been a fan of him.