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Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Gane vs Tuivasa?
Ciryl Gane is set to square off against Tai Tuivasa, as the main event of UFC Fight Night Paris, on Saturday 3rd September 2022 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Gane vs Tuivasa stats
Ciryl Gane steps into the ring 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 will make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Tuivasa has a massive power advantage over Gane, boosting at 93% knock out percentage over Gane's 40%.
Ciryl Gane is the older man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Gane has a height advantage of 2 inches over Tuivasa. This also extends to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Gane is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 6 year later than Tuivasa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 6 more professional rounds, 31 to Tuivasa's 25.
Gane vs Tuivasa form
Gane has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he 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 has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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 Spivak at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.
In terms of recent activity, Ciryl Gane has been fighting more than Tai Tuivasa.
Ciryl Gane last fought 6 months and 19 days ago, while Tai Tuivasa's last outing was 5 months and 29 days ago.
Gane's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Tuivasa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
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UFC Fight Night Paris Tickets
Accor Arena, Paris
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