• Sat, Dec 11, 2021
Augusto Sakai vs. Tai Tuivasa

 Note

Arena, date and time can change.

On Saturday, December 11 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, USA Augusto Sakai will meet Tai «Bam Bam» Tuivasa in a 3-round heavyweight bout.

Augusto Sakai
Augusto Sakai
Tai Tuivasa
Tai Tuivasa
Bam Bam
Country BrazilBrazil
Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
AustraliaAustralia
Australia
Age 30 years 28 years
Pro 10 years 9 years
Height 6′ 4″ (193 cm) 6′ 2″ (188 cm)
Reach 77″ (196 cm) 75″ (191 cm)
Division heavyweight
(265 lbs / 120,2 kg)
heavyweight
(265 lbs / 120,2 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles - -
Record 15 - 3 - 1
(11 KOs)
12 - 3 - 0
(11 KOs)
KOs 73% 91%
Inactive 189 days 154 days
Advant.
Tai Tuivasa won by knockout (KO) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, December 11 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Augusto Sakai versus Tai Tuivasa?

  • ESPN+ (USA)
  • Australia Main Event

Sakai vs. Tuivasa Full Fight Highlights

Sakai vs. Tuivasa Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, December 11?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
lightweight (155 lbs)Charles OliveiraDustin PoirierFor UFC tit.
bantamweight (135 lbs)Amanda NunesJulianna PeñaFor UFC Women tit.
welterweight (170 lbs)Geoff NealSantiago Ponzinibbio
flyweight (125 lbs)Kai Kara-FranceCody Garbrandt
bantamweight (135 lbs)Sean O'MalleyRaulian Paiva
featherweight (145 lbs)Josh EmmettDan Ige
bantamweight (135 lbs)Pedro MunhozDominick Cruz
heavyweight (265 lbs)Augusto SakaiTai Tuivasa
middleweight (185 lbs)Bruno SilvaJordan Wright
middleweight (185 lbs)André MunizEryk Anders
flyweight (125 lbs)Erin BlanchfieldMiranda Maverick
flyweight (125 lbs)Alex PerezMatt Schnell
featherweight (145 lbs)Ryan HallDarrick Minner
bantamweight (135 lbs)Randy CostaTony Kelley
flyweight (125 lbs)Priscila CachoeiraGillian Robertson
Augusto Sakai

Augusto Sakai

Augusto Sakai is a Brazilian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Sakai has been performing for 10 years.

Augusto was born in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, on May 19, 1991.
He currently resides in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.

Last fight

The last fight of Augusto Sakai took place on June 5, 2021 against Jairzinho RozenstruikJairzinho Rozenstruik.
Sakai lost by technical knockout (TKO).

Augusto Sakai vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik 

Augusto Sakai's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 19
  • Wins: 15
  • Wins by KO: 11
  • Wins by subm: 0
  • Wins by dec: 4
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 2
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 1

MMA career

How many fights did Augusto Sakai have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-08-06 Sergey Spivak Loss
TKO (Punches)
2021-12-11 Tai Tuivasa Loss
KO (Punches)
2021-06-05 Jairzinho Rozenstruik Loss
TKO (Punches)
2020-09-05 Alistair Overeem Loss
TKO (Elbows and Punches)
2020-05-30 Blagoy Ivanov Win
Decision (Split)
2019-09-14 Marcin Tybura Win
KO (Punches)
2019-04-27 Andrei Arlovski Win
Decision (Split)
2018-09-22 Chase Sherman Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-08-10 Marcos Conrado Jr. Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-11-11 Tiago Cardoso Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-05-19 Cheick Kongo Loss
Decision (Split)
2016-05-20 Dan Charles Draw
Draw (Majority)
2015-11-06 Alex Huddleston Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-06-26 Daniel Gallemore Win
TKO (Retirement)
2014-07-25 Matt Frembling Win
TKO (Knees and Punches)
2013-12-12 Edison Lopes Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-03-28 Rob Horton Win
KO (Knee)
2012-12-15 Arley Simetti Win
KO (Knee)
2012-05-20 Dayvisson Daniel Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-11-19 Marcio Fernando Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-10-15 Cesar Alberto Win
KO (Punches)

All Augusto Sakai's losses

Who all beat Augusto Sakai?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-08-06 Sergey Spivak Loss
TKO (Punches)
2021-12-11 Tai Tuivasa Loss
KO (Punches)
2021-06-05 Jairzinho Rozenstruik Loss
TKO (Punches)
2020-09-05 Alistair Overeem Loss
TKO (Elbows and Punches)
2017-05-19 Cheick Kongo Loss
Decision (Split)

Augusto Sakai Highlights

Tai «Bam Bam» Tuivasa

Tai «Bam Bam» Tuivasa

Tai Tuivasa is an Australian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Tuivasa has been performing for 9 years.

Tai was born in Australia, on March 16, 1993.
He currently resides in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Last fight

The last fight of Tai Tuivasa took place on July 10, 2021 against Greg HardyGreg Hardy.
Tuivasa won by knockout (KO).

MMA record

  • Total fights: 15
  • Wins: 12
  • Wins by KO: 11
  • Wins by subm: 0
  • Wins by dec: 1
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 1
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Tai Tuivasa have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-02-12 Derrick Lewis Win
KO (Elbow)
2021-12-11 Augusto Sakai Win
KO (Punches)
2021-07-10 Greg Hardy Win
KO (Punches)
2021-03-20 Harry Hunsucker Win
TKO (Punches)
2020-10-24 Stefan Struve Win
KO (Punches)
2019-10-05 Sergey Spivak Loss
Technical Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2019-06-08 Blagoy Ivanov Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-12-01 Junior dos Santos Loss
TKO (Punches)
2018-06-09 Andrei Arlovski Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-02-10 Cyril Asker Win
TKO (Punches and Elbows)
2017-11-18 Rashad Coulter Win
KO (Flying Knee)
2016-10-15 James McSweeney Win
TKO (Corner Stoppage)
2016-06-18 Brandon Sosoli Win
KO (Elbow)
2015-12-12 Gul Pohatu Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-11-09 Erik Nosa Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-08-31 Aaron Nieborak Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-07-06 Simon Osborne Win
TKO (Punches)

All Tai Tuivasa's losses

Who all beat Tai Tuivasa?

Tai Tuivasa's defeat

Tai Tuivasa's defeat

Date Opponent Result Notes
2019-10-05 Sergey Spivak Loss
Technical Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2019-06-08 Blagoy Ivanov Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-12-01 Junior dos Santos Loss
TKO (Punches)

Tai «Bam Bam» Tuivasa Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Tuivasa to win: 1/3
  • Sakai to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 19/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Sakai or Tuivasa?

Sakai and Tuivasa are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Tai Tuivasa will win by technical knockout.

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