Sep 03 2022
Saturday

Accor Arena, Paris, France

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
10-1-0
KO 3
KO 3
14-3-0

The tape

34
Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

UDKOUDUDKO
Form
KOKOKOKOKO
10
Wins
14
4
By KO
13
40
KO%
93
3
By SUB
0
30
SUB%
0
1
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2012
11
Bouts
17
31
Rounds
25
2 hours, 26 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 18 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

1
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
4

Ciryl Gane vs Tai Tuivasa report

Who won Gane vs Tuivasa?

Ciryl Gane beat Tai Tuivasa by knockout in the 3rd round during the main event of UFC Fight Night Paris, on Saturday 3rd September 2022 at Accor Arena in Paris.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Gane vs Tuivasa stats

Ciryl Gane stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Tai Tuivasa made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out.

Ciryl Gane's UFC record stood at 9-2-0, while Tai Tuivasa's came in at 8-7-0.

The stats suggested Tuivasa had a massive power advantage over Gane, boasting a 93% knock out percentage over Gane's 40%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gane had a large advantage over Tuivasa, boasting a 30% submission rate over Tuivasa's 0%.

Ciryl Gane was the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Gane had a height advantage of 2 inches over Tuivasa. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Gane was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 6 years later than Tuivasa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 37 to Tuivasa's 32.

Gane vs Tuivasa form

Gane had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Francis NGannou at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Derrick Lewis at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Don Tale Mayes at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Tuivasa had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had been beaten by Sergey Spivac at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at United Center, Chicago, United States.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Junior dos Santos at UFC Fight Night 142 on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Adelaide Entertainment Center, Adelaide, South Australia.

Before that, he had won against Andrei Arlovski at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at United Center, Chicago, United States.

He had beaten Cyril Asker at UFC 221 on 10th February 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Perth Arena, Perth, Australia.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ciryl Gane had been fighting more than Tai Tuivasa.

Going to this contest, Ciryl Gane had last fought 2 years, 5 months and 19 days ago, while Tai Tuivasa's last outing had been 4 years, 9 months and 6 days ago.

Gane's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Tuivasa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

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