Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Santos vs Tuivasa?
Junior dos Santos beat Tai Tuivasa by during the main event of UFC Fight Night 142, on Saturday 1st December 2018 at Adelaide Entertainment Center in Adelaide.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Junior dos Santos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Santos vs Tuivasa stats
Junior dos Santos stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Tai Tuivasa made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Tuivasa had a large advantage in power over Santos, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Santos' 68%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Santos had a slight advantage over Tuivasa, with a 5% submission rate over Tuivasa's 0%.
Junior dos Santos was the older man by 9 years, at 39 years old.
Santos had a height advantage of 2 inches over Tuivasa. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Santos was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Tuivasa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 65 to Tuivasa's 31.
Santos' last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 3 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Tuivasa's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Santos vs Tuivasa?
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