UFC Fight Night Dos Santos vs. Tuivasa

UFC Betting Odds Fight Night dos Santos vs. Tuivasa

November 27th, 2018 Sportsbook, UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship heads “Down Under” for Fight Night dos Santos vs. Tuivasa in Australia.  There will be a total of 11 bouts on the board for UFC Betting Odds.  Headlining the main card is a matchup of former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and Tai Tuivasa.  Secondly a heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Justin Willis will be on the card.  Tyson Pedro will face Mauricio Rua in a light heavyweight bout.  And from the welterweight class we will see Jake Matthews face Tony Martin.  Aussie fans will be focused on Tai Tuivasa as the homeland hero.

UFC Fight Night dos Santos vs. Tuivasa

Date and Time: Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10 p.m. ET

Location: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia

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UFC Fight Night dos Santos vs. Tuivasa TV Coverage: Check Listings

Tai Tuivasa

Tai Tuivasa has never lost a mixed martial arts bout in his career.  And at age 25 Tai is considered one of the most promising young fighters on the UFC Betting Odds board.  Extending that is his current UFC rank of 11th in the world for the heavyweight class.  Likewise, Tuivasa was well regarded for his previous career in kick boxing.  Alternatively, Tai also has experience as a profession boxer.  Owing to this diverse background is the potential for a UFC heavyweight title.  Tuivasa is 8-0 for his MMA career.  Along the same lines he has seven knockouts wins.

Junior dos Santos

Junior dos Santos enters this Sportsbook heavyweight showdown ranked seventh in the world.  Counter to Tuivasa, dos Santos hails from Brazil.  His career MMA record is 19-5.  Overall Junior has 12 knockout, two submission, and five decision wins.  And of his five losses three were by knockout, one by submission, and one by decision.  Of great concern is the fact that dos Santos has not won consistently since losing his heavyweight title belt to Cain Velasquez in 2012.  As a matter of fact, dos Santos is 4-4 in his last eight bouts.

Previous Fight Stats

In his last bout on July 14, 2018, dos Santos won a unanimous decision over Blagoy Ivanov in a five-round bout.  Specifically, it was the feature fight of UFC Fight Night dos Santos vs, Ivanov from Boise, Idaho.  Balanced against that was a loss to Stipe Miocic by technical knockout on May 13, 2017.  Junior went down in the first round at that UFC 211 bout from Dallas, Texas.  Despite the fact he was heavyweight champion in 2011 dos Santos has never regained that level.

UFC 225 Results

Tuivasa last stepped into the ring on July 8, 2018 when he faced Andrei Arlovski.  Concurrently he scored a unanimous decision win over in a three-round bout at UFC 225 from Chicago.

Matchup to Watch

The matchup edge is Tuivasa and his youth.  As was mentioned earlier dos Santos has declined as a UFC Betting Odds Value.  Furthermore, this bout will serve as a changing of the guard.

UFC Fight Night dos Santos vs. Tuivasa Betting Odds Picks

To conclude Tuivasa should get the win in front of his countrymen!

UFC Fight Night dos Santos vs. Tuivasa Betting Online Pick: Tai Tuivasa

UFC Fight Night dos Santos vs. Tuivasa Betting Online Prediction: Tuivasa by knockout

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