The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champion Junior dos Santos entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-5-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). ‘Cigano’ dos Santos lost the rematch with Stipe Miocic last year (Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2) but he came back to win in July 2018 against Blagoy Ivanov (Junior dos Santos vs Blagoy Ivanov).
His opponent, the undefeated Tai Tuivasa, has a perfect record of 8-0-0 (88% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. He has already fought twice in 2018 winning over Cyril Asker (Tai Tuivasa vs Cyril Asker) and Andrei Arlovski (Andrei Arlovski vs Tai Tuivasa). JDS dos Santos vs Tuivasa is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 142. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 142: dos Santos vs. Tuivasa
Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
dos Santos’ previous fight: Junior dos Santos vs Blagoy Ivanov
Tuivasa’s previous fight: Andrei Arlovski vs Tai Tuivasa
dos Santos’ next fight: Derrick Lewis vs Junior dos Santos
Tuivasa’s next fight: Tai Tuivasa vs Blagoy Ivanov
dos Santos vs Tuivasa Fight Video:
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