Stefan Struve entered this fight with a pro record of 29-12-0 (90% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.35 heavyweight in the world but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Marcos Rogerio de Lima in 2019 (Stefan Struve vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima); after this fight he has lost to Ben Rothwell.
His opponent, Tai Tuivasa, has an official mma record of 9-3-0 (89% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.39 in the same weight class but he comes off three consecutive losses, against Junior dos Santos (Junior dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa), Blagoy Ivanov (Tai Tuivasa vs Blagoy Ivanov) and Sergey Spivak (Tai Tuivasa vs Sergey Spivak). Tuivasa vs Struve is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje – UFC 254. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje
Where: Flash Forum, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC 254 fight card (main fights):
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje
Robert Whittaker vs Jared Cannonier
Alexander Volkov vs Walt Harris
Magomed Ankalaev vs Ion Cutelaba 2
Stefan Struve vs Tai Tuivasa
Tuivasa’s next fight: Tai Tuivasa vs Harry Hunsucker
Struve vs Tuivasa Fight Video:
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