Tyson Pedro entered this fight with a pro record of 6-1-0 (100% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.33 light heavyweight in the world. He fought twice in 2017 beating Paul Craig and losing to Ilir Latifi (Ilir Latifi vs Tyson Pedro).
His opponent, Saparbek Safarov, has an official mma record of 8-1-0 (100% finishing rate) and he also comes off his first defeat, suffered against Gian Villante in 2016; before this bout he had beat Rodney Wallace. Pedro vs Safarov is on the undercard of Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold – UFC 221. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 221: Romero vs Rockhold
Where: Perth Arena, Perth, Australia
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 221 fight card (main fights):
Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold
Mark Hunt vs Curtis Blaydes
Tai Tuivasa vs Cyril Asker
Jingliang Li vs Jake Matthews
Tyson Pedro vs Saparbek Safarov
Jussier Formiga vs Ben Nguyen
Pedro’s previous fight: Ilir Latifi vs Tyson Pedro
Pedro vs Safarov Fight Video:
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