Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Tuivasa vs Arlovski?
Tai Tuivasa beat Andrei Arlovski by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 225, on Saturday 9th June 2018 at United Center in Chicago.
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.
Tuivasa vs Arlovski stats
Tai Tuivasa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Andrei Arlovski made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Tuivasa had a massive power advantage over Arlovski, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Arlovski's 63%.
Tai Tuivasa was the younger man by 14 years, at 29 years old.
Arlovski had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tuivasa. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Tuivasa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 34 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 13 year and 2 months later than Arlovski, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 96 less professional rounds, 25 to Arlovski's 121.
Arlovski's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 5 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.