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Tai Tuivasa vs Tom Aspinall preview
When is Tuivasa vs Aspinall?
Tai Tuivasa could potentially square off against Tom Aspinall, in Summer 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Tuivasa vs Aspinall stats
Tai Tuivasa would step into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tom Aspinall would make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Tuivasa would have an advantage in power over Aspinall, with a 93% knock out percentage over Aspinall's 75%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Aspinall would have a large advantage over Tuivasa, boosting at 25% submission rate over Tuivasa's 0%.
Tai Tuivasa is the older man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Aspinall has a height advantage of 3 inches over Tuivasa. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Tuivasa is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Aspinall, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 11 more professional rounds, 29 to Aspinall's 18.
Tuivasa vs Aspinall form
Tai Tuivasa has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Sergey Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ciryl Gane at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Derrick Lewis at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Before that, he had beat Augusto Sakai at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Greg Hardy at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Aspinall has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Sergey Spivac at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Andrei Arlovski at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Alan Baudot at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In terms of recent activity, Tai Tuivasa has been fighting more than Tom Aspinall.
Tai Tuivasa last fought 3 months and 21 days ago, while Tom Aspinall's last outing was 8 months and 1 day ago.
Tuivasa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Aspinall's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Tuivasa vs Aspinall?
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