A fight between Augusto Sakai and Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa has been announced in the Heavyweight division. The fight is scheduled to take place at UFC 269 on December 11, 2021.

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Fighter form coming into this matchup

Recent form for Augusto Sakai

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.

Recent form for Tai Tuivasa

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

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Tale of the tape

Tale of the tape: Augusto Sakai vs Tai Tuivasa
Augusto SakaivsTai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa
6’3″ (191cm)Height6’2″ (188cm)
77.0″ (196cm)Reach75.0″ (191cm)

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Michael is a lifelong fight fan and martial artist. He has been in the MMA world for over a decade as an athlete and analyst. A consummate student of the game, Michael lives and breathes fight sports.

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