Aug 17 2024
Saturday

RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
14-7-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 10:00pm EST / UK - Sun 3:00am

14-5-0

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The tape

31
Age
36
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Full record

SUB 1SUB 2KO 1KO 3KO 2
Form
KO 4SUB 1KO 1KO 1UD 3
14
Wins
14
13
By KO
13
93
KO%
93
0
By Sub
0
0
SUB%
0
7
Losses
5
3
Stopped
2
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
21
Bouts
19
32
Rounds
36
1 hours, 48 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 11 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

10
UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
12
Tapology
11

Tai Tuivasa vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik preview

When is Tuivasa vs Rozenstruik?

Tai Tuivasa will face the challenge of Jairzinho Rozenstruik during the main card of UFC 305, on Saturday 17th August 2024 at RAC Arena in Perth.

The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Tuivasa vs Rozenstruik stats

Tai Tuivasa steps into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik will make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out.

Tai Tuivasa's UFC record currently stands at 8-7-0, while Jairzinho Rozenstruik's comes in at 8-5-0.

The stats suggest that Tuivasa and Rozenstruik have similar power, both with a 93% knock out percentage.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that Tuivasa and Rozenstruik will be pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Tai Tuivasa is the younger man by 5 years, at 31 years old.

Rozenstruik has a height advantage of 2 inches over Tuivasa. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Tuivasa's experience as a professional fighter is relatively equal to Rozenstruik's, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 month later than Rozenstruik, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 4 less professional rounds, 32 to Rozenstruik's 36.

Tuivasa vs Rozenstruik form

Tai Tuivasa has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs. Tybura on 16th March 2024 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkov at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Sergei Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Ciryl Gane at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

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.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Shamil Gaziev at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gaziev on 2nd March 2024 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jailton Almeida at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Chris Daukaus at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been defeated by Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Curtis Blaydes at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Tai Tuivasa has been fighting more than Jairzinho Rozenstruik.

Tai Tuivasa last fought 3 months and 23 days ago, while Jairzinho Rozenstruik's last outing was 4 months and 7 days ago.

Tuivasa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Rozenstruik's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

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