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Augusto Sakai vs Tai Tuivasa report
Who won Sakai vs Tuivasa?
Tai Tuivasa beat Augusto Sakai by during the prelims of UFC 269, on Saturday 11th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tai Tuivasa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Sakai vs Tuivasa stats
Augusto Sakai stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tai Tuivasa made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tuivasa had an advantage in power over Sakai, with a 92% knock out percentage over Sakai's 73%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Sakai and Tuivasa would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Augusto Sakai was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Sakai had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tuivasa. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Sakai was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 8 months earlier than Tuivasa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 49 to Tuivasa's 29.
Sakai's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Tuivasa's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Sakai vs Tuivasa?
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