Justin Tafa
Tafa
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Jun 24 2023
Saturday

: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Austen Lane
Lane
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6-3-0
NC
NC
7-3-0

The tape

30
Age
36
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Tape record

KOKOUDSDKO
Form
KOKOKOKOKO
6
Wins
7
6
By KO
7
100
KO%
100
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
3
Loses
3
1
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2017
9
Bouts
10
15
Rounds
12
51 minutes, 41 seconds
Fight Time
30 minutes, 48 seconds

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Justin Tafa vs Austen Lane report

Who won Tafa vs Lane?

The fight between Justin Tafa and Austen Lane finished in a no contest at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on Saturday 24th June 2023.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Tafa vs Lane stats

Justin Tafa stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Austen Lane made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out.

Justin Tafa's UFC record stood at 4-3-0, while Austen Lane's came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested that Tafa and Lane have similar power, both with a 100% knock out percentage.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Tafa and Lane would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Justin Tafa was the younger man by 6 years, at 30 years old.

Lane had a height advantage of 6 inches over Tafa. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Tafa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 month later than Lane, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 17 to Lane's 22.

Tafa vs Lane form

Justin Tafa had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Parker Porter at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

Previous to that, he had beaten Harry Hunsucker at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Jared Vanderaa at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.

Before that, he had defeated Juan Adams at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.

He had been beaten by Yorgan De Castro at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Activity check

Tafa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Tafa vs Lane?

Justin Tafa was a 27/50 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while Austen Lane made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.

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