Dec 03 2022
Saturday

Amway Center, Orlando, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
14-4-0
KO 1
KO 1
16-1-0

The tape

31
Age
31
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
83.9" / 213 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOKO
Form
KOKOKOKOKO
14
Wins
16
13
By KO
13
93
KO%
81
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
4
Loses
1
2
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2014
18
Bouts
17
28
Rounds
25
1 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 24 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

4
UFC
5
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
8

Tai Tuivasa vs Sergei Pavlovich report

Who won Tuivasa vs Pavlovich?

Sergei Pavlovich beat Tai Tuivasa by during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 3rd December 2022 at Amway Center in Orlando.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Sergei Pavlovich.

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).

Tuivasa vs Pavlovich stats

Tai Tuivasa stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Sergei Pavlovich made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out.

Tai Tuivasa's UFC record stood at 8-7-0, while Sergei Pavlovich's came in at 6-2-0.

The stats suggested Tuivasa had an advantage in power over Pavlovich, with a 93% knock out percentage over Pavlovich's 81%.

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

Tai Tuivasa was the same age as Sergei Pavlovich, at 31 years old.

Pavlovich had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tuivasa. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.

Tuivasa was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Pavlovich, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 32 to Pavlovich's 28.

Tuivasa vs Pavlovich form

Tai Tuivasa had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Derrick Lewis at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Augusto Sakai at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Greg Hardy at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Harry Hunsucker at UFC Vegas 22 on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Sergey Spivac at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Activity check

Tuivasa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

Pavlovich's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Tuivasa vs Pavlovich?

Tai Tuivasa was a 33/20 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while Sergei Pavlovich made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.

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