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Stipe Miocic vs Tai Tuivasa preview
When is Miocic vs Tuivasa?
Stipe Miocic could potentially take on Tai Tuivasa, in Summer 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Miocic vs Tuivasa stats
Stipe Miocic would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tai Tuivasa would make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Tuivasa would have an advantage in power over Miocic, with a 93% knock out percentage over Miocic's 75%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that Miocic and Tuivasa would be pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Stipe Miocic is the older man by 10 years, at 40 years old.
Miocic has a height advantage of 2 inches over Tuivasa. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Miocic is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Tuivasa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 24 more professional rounds, 53 to Tuivasa's 29.
Miocic vs Tuivasa form
Miocic has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Francis NGannou at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Daniel Cormier at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Before that, he had been beaten by Daniel Cormier at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.
He had won against Francis NGannou at UFC 220 on 20th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.
Tai Tuivasa has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Sergey Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Derrick Lewis at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Augusto Sakai at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Tai Tuivasa has been fighting more than Stipe Miocic.
Stipe Miocic last fought 2 years, 2 months and 4 days ago, while Tai Tuivasa's last outing was 5 months and 28 days ago.
Miocic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Tuivasa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 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 Miocic vs Tuivasa?
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