ABU DHABI – Marcin Tybura beat Maxim Grishin with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi.

Take a look inside the fight with Tybura, who won for the second straight time after a stretch of four losses in five fights.

Result: Marcin Tybura def. Maxim Grishin via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Updated records: Tybura (19-6 MMA, 6-5 UFC), Grishin (30-8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) (UD)
Key stat: Tybura landed three takedowns and outstruck Grishin 70-54.

Tybura on the fight’s key moment

“I worked lots of wrestling for this fight, because my original opponent was more of a wrestler. There was a change of opponent and I decided to wrestle him. We planned that I may not be successful at first, but I knew eventually I’d take him down.”

Tybura on ‘Fight Island’

“I’m feeling great. Given the circumstances of the pandemic, then fighting here on ‘Fight Island’ and winning — it’s amazing. … I loved fighting on ‘Fight Island.’ It’s amazing what the UFC’s doing. That’s why I’m so happy to be a part of it.”

Tybura on what he wants next

“My last two fights were out of the top 15. I would like to start climbing the rankings. I’m thinking Aleksei Oleinik would be a good matchup for me right now.”

To hear more from Tybura, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above.