Tai Tuivasa

Tai Tuivasa 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Tai Tuivasa is one of the best up-and-coming UFC fighters who is on his way to make it to the top of the UFC heavyweight division. The heavyweight contender made his professional MMA debut in 2012. 'Bam Bam' had also dipped his toes in other combat sports. He has a spectacular professional boxing record of 5-2.

Tai Tuivasa: UFC Career

Tuivasa made his UFC debut in 2017 against Rashad Coulter at UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs. Tybura. He started his UFC career with a sensational first-round KO victory via a flying knee. This KO victory also earned him the 'Performance of the Night' bonus.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MARCH 20: Tai Tuivasa of Australia reacts after his victory over Harry Hunsucker in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on March 20, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Subsequently, 'Bam Bam' extended his win streak, claiming back-to-back victories. He has fought several elite fighters such as Stefan Struve and the former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. 

In his last fight against Harry Hunsucker at UFC on ESPN: Brunson vs. Holland, Tuivasa secured a magnificent first-round TKO victory in just 49 seconds.

'Bam Bam', who has a splendid UFC record of 5-3, will fight Greg Hardy at UFC 264.

Tai Tuivasa: Fighting Style

Tuivasa is one of the best upcoming knockout artists in the UFC heavyweight division. He uses his boxing skills to dominate his opponents. As a result, MMA fans consider him an elite striker. Moreover, 'Bam Bam' is good at being an offensive and defensive fighter, having 50% significant strike accuracy and defense.

Tai Tuivasa: Achievements

Tuivasa has a magnificent professional MMA record of 11-3-0 (10 T/KO). He has earned one UFC post-fight bonus. Furthermore, before joining the UFC, he was the reigning AFC heavyweight champion.

Tai Tuivasa: Net Worth and Salary 2021

As of July 2021, 'Bam Bam' has earned $410,500 in his UFC career. As per The Sports Daily, Tuivasa's biggest paycheck came from his UFC debut in 2017, where he earned a large sum of $72,500. In his last fight against Harry Hunsucker, 'Bam Bam' bagged a whopping $69,000 (his second-highest UFC purse).

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MARCH 20: Tai Tuivasa of Australia reacts after his victory over Harry Hunsucker in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on March 20, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

How to contact Tai Tuivasa?

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NicknameBam Bam
Age28
BornMarch 16, 1993
NationalityAustralian
HometownSydney New South Wales, Australia
Height6'2"
Reach75"
Leg Reach39.5"
Weight/Division264 lbs / heavyweight
MMA Record11-3-0
Active Win Streak2
Net WorthNA
Marital StatusNA

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