He was given a second chance and blew it.
As football fans know, Hardy transitioned to the UFC after being blacklisted by the NFL due to a domestic violence case against him back in 2015.
What Hardy's fight versus
With 2:28 left in the second round, Hardy hit Crowder with an illegal knee to the head while Crowder was on his knees. Hardy's actions immediately led to his disqualification and a win for Crowder.
Former NFL DE Greg Hardy was disqualified from his UFC debut tonight for delivering an illegal knee to the face. pic.twitter.com/wweVKGbJUf— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) January 20, 2019
With Hardy's troubled past, I imagine that he was already on a short leash by the UFC. By disgracing the rules of the game, his actions deserve the harshest of punishments: a ban.
Ever since UFC 229, where Khabib Nurmagomedov
Dana White impressed by Greg Hardy even with DQ loss, will give him another UFC fight https://t.co/XkPRbbDWiC— Bloody Elbow (@BloodyElbow) January 20, 2019