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Who won Gane vs Tuivasa?
Ciryl Gane beat Tai Tuivasa by during the main event of UFC Fight Night Paris, on Saturday 3rd September 2022 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ciryl Gane.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
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 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tuivasa had a massive power advantage over Gane, boosting at 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 at 30% submission rate over Tuivasa's 0%.
Ciryl Gane was the older man by 3 years, at 33 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 year later than Tuivasa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 37 to Tuivasa's 31.
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 defeated 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 beat 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 won against Junior dos Santos at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Don Tale Mayes at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Tai Tuivasa had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Derrick Lewis at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Augusto Sakai at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Greg Hardy at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Harry Hunsucker at UFC Vegas 22 on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
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.
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 1 year, 10 months and 8 days ago, while Tai Tuivasa's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 18 days ago.
Gane's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 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 4 years, 1 month and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
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