Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Almeida vs Tuivasa?
Jailton Almeida could potentially face Tai Tuivasa, in Spring 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Almeida vs Tuivasa stats
Jailton Almeida would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Tai Tuivasa would make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Tuivasa would have a massive power advantage over Almeida, boosting at 93% knock out percentage over Almeida's 35%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Almeida would have a massive advantage over Tuivasa, boasting at 60% submission rate over Tuivasa's 0%.
Jailton Almeida is the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Almeida has a height advantage of 2 inches over Tuivasa. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Almeida is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 months later than Tuivasa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 2 more professional rounds, 33 to Tuivasa's 31.
Almeida vs Tuivasa form
Almeida has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night – Almeida vs. Lewis on 4th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Before that, he had won against Anton Turkalj at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had beat Parker Porter at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Tai Tuivasa has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Alexander Volkov at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergei Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Ciryl Gane at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Before that, he had defeated Derrick Lewis at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
He had won against Augusto Sakai at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Jailton Almeida has been fighting more than Tai Tuivasa.
Jailton Almeida last fought 26 days ago, while Tai Tuivasa's last outing was 2 months and 21 days ago.
Almeida's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Tuivasa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Almeida vs Tuivasa?
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