A new fight between Augusto Sakai and Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa has been announced in the Heavyweight division. The fight is expected to take place at UFC Vegas 43 on Saturday, November 20, 2021.

Tale of the tape

Augusto SakaivsTai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa
30Age28
19Fights16
15Wins13
3Losses3
13KO’s13
0Subs1
6’3″ (191cm)Height6’2″ (188cm)
77.0″ (196cm)Reach75.0″ (191cm)

Fighter form coming into this matchup

In his most recent octagon appearance, Sakai was defeated by Jairzinho Rozenstruik via KO/TKO at UFC Vegas 28 in a Heavyweight bout. Sakai was the near even in the fight, coming in at +100. The loss extended his losing streak to 2 in a row. Sakai’s professional MMA record currently sits at 15-3-1.

Tuivasa most recently appeared at UFC 264, taking on and defeating Greg Hardy via KO/TKO in a Heavyweight bout. Tuivasa went into the fight as the -125 slight favorite. Tuivasa earned a performance of the night bonus cheque for his efforts. The win extended his winning streak to 3 in a row. Tuivasa’s professional MMA record currently sits at 13-3.

The AllStar will post opening betting lines when betting markets open.

Originally posted at https://twitter.com/BigMarcel24/status/1442771629998759937

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