Justin Tafa
Tafa
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Feb 11 2023
Saturday

RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Parker Porter
Porter
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5-3-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-7-0

The tape

30
Age
39
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

KOUDSDKOKO
Form
SUBUDUDUDKO
5
Wins
12
5
By KO
5
100
KO%
42
0
By SUB
3
0
SUB%
25
3
Loses
7
1
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2007
8
Bouts
19
14
Rounds
37
50 minutes, 35 seconds
Fight Time
2 hours, 24 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Justin Tafa vs Parker Porter report

Who won Tafa vs Porter?

Justin Tafa beat Parker Porter by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC 284, on Saturday 11th February 2023 at RAC Arena in Perth.

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 Porter stats

Justin Tafa stepped into the octagon with a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Parker Porter made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Justin Tafa's UFC record stood at 4-3-0, while Parker Porter's came in at 4-4-0.

The stats suggested Tafa had a massive power advantage over Porter, boasting a 100% knock out percentage over Porter's 42%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Porter had a large advantage over Tafa, boasting a 25% submission rate over Tafa's 0%.

Justin Tafa was the younger man by 9 years, at 30 years old.

Porter had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Tafa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 9 years and 7 months later than Porter, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 23 less professional rounds, 17 to Porter's 40.

Tafa vs Porter form

Parker Porter had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Justin Tafa at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jailton Almeida at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Alan Baudot at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Chase Sherman at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

He had defeated Josh Parisian at UFC Vegas 15 on 28th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Porter's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Tafa vs Porter?

Justin Tafa was a 8/13 (-160) favourite going into the contest, while Parker Porter made his way into the ring at 5/4 (+130) with oddsmakers.

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