Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-12-03, good start with heavy exchanges: the mma bout Tai Tuivasa vs Sergei Pavlovich gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Pavlovich vs Tuivasa is scheduled to take place Saturday, December 3rd, at the Amway Center in Orlando (Florida, USA), in a 3-round heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland – UFC on ESPN 42 (also known as Ufc Orlando). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Tai Tuivasa record
Tai Tuivasa entered this fight with a professional mma record of 14-4-0 (93% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.5 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Francis Ngannou).
In his last three bouts he has defeated Augusto Sakai and Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa) but then he has lost to Ciryl Gane (Ciryl Gane vs Tai Tuivasa).
Sergei Pavlovich record
His opponent, the former Fight Nights Global Hw champ Sergei Pavlovich, has an official record of 16-1-0 (81% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.6 in the heavyweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Alistair Overeem in 2018 (Alistair Overeem vs Sergey Pavlovich); since then he has won over Marcelo Golm, Maurice Greene, Shamil Abdurakhimov and Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Sergei Pavlovich).
Here is the UFC on ESPN 42 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland
Rafael dos Anjos vs Bryan Barberena
Matheus Nicolau vs Matt Schnell
Tai Tuivasa vs Sergei Pavlovich
Jack Hermansson vs Roman Dolidze
Eryk Anders vs Kyle Daukaus
Niko Price vs Philip Rowe
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Angela Hill vs Emily Ducote
Clay Guida vs Scott Holtzman
Marc Diakiese vs Michael Johnson
Darren Elkins vs Jonathan Pearce
Natan Levy vs Genaro Valdez
Francis Marshall vs Marcelo Rojo
Yazmin Jauregui vs Istela Nunes
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Tai Tuivasa vs Sergei Pavlovich as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Tuivasa vs Pavlovich fight?
Sergei Pavlovich defeated Tai Tuivasa via KO at 0:54, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC on ESPN 42 post-fight octagon interview of Tai Tuivasa and Sergei Pavlovich.