Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa UFC fight info, date and time

Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa is set to go down at UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 at 10:30pm EST on Saturday 12th February 2022 in a 265lbs matchup.

Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa betting odds

Derrick Lewis opened as a -180 betting favorite. Placing a bet on Lewis means you would need to bet $180 in order to win $100.

Tai Tuivasa is a +160 underdog. If you bet $100 on Tuivasa then you would win $160.

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Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa tale of the tape

  • Significant 8 year age difference: Tuivasa is the younger fighter at 28 years old.
  • Lewis has a significant 4 inch reach advantage.
  • Significant experience difference: Lewis has 18 more professional MMA fights than Tuivasa.
Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa
36Age28
35Fights17
26Wins14
8Losses3
21KO’s13
1Subs0
6′ 3Height (in)6′ 2
79Reach (in)75

MMA record breakdown: Common opponents for Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa

The two fighters share 2 common opponents throughout their professional careers; Blagoy Ivanov and Junior dos Santos.

Derrick Lewis has the better record against the shared opposition, at 1-1 to Tai Tuivasa’s record of 0-2

Blagoy Ivanov vs Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa
Derrick Lewis
Win • Decision R3 5:00
Blagoy Ivanov is a shared opponent for Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa
vs. Blagoy Ivanov
Tai Tuivasa
Loss • Decision R3 5:00
Junior dos Santos vs Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa
Derrick Lewis
Loss • KO/TKO R2 1:58
Junior dos Santos is a shared opponent for Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa
vs. Junior dos Santos
Tai Tuivasa
Loss • KO/TKO R2 2:30

Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis fighter profile and recent form

Derrick Lewis is a 36 year old male fighter from United States with 26 pro wins and 8 losses. See Derrick Lewis’s full MMA record.

Recent form for Derrick Lewis

Derrick Lewis has a 85% finish rate, including 21 by knockout, 1 by submission, 4 by decision.

Derrick Lewis is looking to put together a winning streak, having last beaten Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus.

Betting Odds

Think the favorite Derrick Lewis gets win?

-180

Last 5 bouts

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
Win
25-8-0 Chris Daukaus
KO/TKO
R1 3:36
UFC Fight Night 2021-12-18 Heavyweight UFC
Loss
25-7-0 Ciryl Gane
KO/TKO
R3 4:11
UFC 265 2021-08-07 Heavyweight UFC
Win
24-7-0 Curtis Blaydes
KO/TKO
R2 1:26
UFC Fight Night 2021-02-20 Heavyweight UFC
Win
23-7-0 Aleksei Oleinik
KO/TKO
R2 0:21
UFC Fight Night 2020-08-08 Heavyweight UFC
Win
22-7-0 Ilir Latifi
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 247 2020-02-08 Heavyweight UFC

Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa fighter profile and recent form

Tai Tuivasa is a 28 year old male fighter from Australia with 14 pro wins and 3 losses. See Tai Tuivasa’s full MMA record.

Recent form for Tai Tuivasa

Tai Tuivasa has a 93% finish rate, including 13 by knockout, 1 by decision.

Tai Tuivasa is currently riding a 4 fight win streak.

Betting Odds

Think Tai Tuivasa gets the upset win?

+160

Last 5 bouts

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
Win
13-3-0 Augusto Sakai
KO/TKO
R2 0:26
UFC 269 2021-12-11 Heavyweight UFC
Win
12-3-0 Greg Hardy
KO/TKO
R1 1:07
UFC 264 2021-07-10 Heavyweight UFC
Win
11-3-0 Harry Hunsucker
KO/TKO
R1 0:49
UFC Fight Night 2021-03-20 Heavyweight UFC
Win
10-3-0 Stefan Struve
KO/TKO
R1 4:59
UFC 254 2020-10-24 Heavyweight UFC
Loss
10-2-0 Sergey Spivak
SUB
R2 3:14
UFC 243 2019-10-05 Heavyweight UFC

Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa is set to go down at UFC 271 – Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2. The fight is expected to start at around 10:30pm EST on Saturday 12th February 2022.

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