Two of the most amazing heavyweight fighters are set to meet each other at UFC Vegas 43. Tai Tuivasa vs Augusto Sakai is guarantee to be an absolute stunner of a fight.
Tai Tuivasa and Augusto Sakai have agreed to take on each other in the octagon at UFC Vegas 43. The event takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 20th. Combate was the first to announce the news about this matchup being booked.
Tuivasa was initially booked to take part in the pay-per-view event at UFC 267 against Walt Harris but the fight had to be canceled because of undisclosed reasons. UFC 267 was headlined by Jan Blachowicz vs Glover Teixeira in Abu Dhabi. There is no doubt that the fight between Tuivasa and Sakai will be a banger heavyweight battle.
Can Augusto Sakai stop Tai Tuivasa’s good run in the UFC?
Tuivasa is one of the best heavyweights in the division right now. The fighter has a record of 13-3-0 in his professional MMA career. The fighter is coming off three consecutive wins. After successive defeats against Sergey Spivak and Blagoy Ivanov in 2019, Tuivasa has bounced back to being in his bag and an absolute beast. His latest knockout win against Greg Hardy at UFC 264 earned him a ‘Performance of The Night’ bonus.
Meanwhile, Augusto Sakai is coming off a TKO defeat against Jairzinho Rozenstruik on June 6th in 2021. Within four months, Augusto is looking to get back on the winning charts. Sakai has a record of 15-3-1 in his professional MMA career. Sakai and Tuivasa will be part of the UFC Fight Night: Vieira vs. Tate main card.