Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
20-3-0
14-7-0

The tape

32
Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

KO 2UD 5SUB 1KO 2SUB 1
Form
SUB 1SUB 2KO 1KO 3KO 2
20
Wins
14
7
By KO
13
35
KO%
93
12
By Sub
0
60
SUB%
0
3
Losses
7
2
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
23
Bouts
21
35
Rounds
32
2 hours, 0 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

7
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
12

Jailton Almeida vs Tai Tuivasa preview

When is Almeida vs Tuivasa?

Jailton Almeida could potentially face Tai Tuivasa, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Almeida vs Tuivasa stats

Jailton Almeida would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 3 losses 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, 7 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out.

The stats suggest Tuivasa would have a massive power advantage over Almeida, boasting a 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 a 60% submission rate over Tuivasa's 0%.

Jailton Almeida is the older man by 1 year, 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 3 more professional rounds, 35 to Tuivasa's 32.

Almeida vs Tuivasa form

Almeida has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Curtis Blaydes at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against 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.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He was victorious against Anton Turkalj at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Tai Tuivasa has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he was beaten by Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs. Tybura on 16th March 2024 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Alexander Volkov at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had lost to 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.

Before that, he had been beaten by Ciryl Gane at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

He had won against Derrick Lewis at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jailton Almeida has been fighting more than Tai Tuivasa.

Jailton Almeida last fought 2 months and 7 days ago, while Tai Tuivasa's last outing was 2 months ago.

Almeida's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Tuivasa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Almeida vs Tuivasa?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Almeida vs Tuivasa yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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