Who Is Tai Tuivasa’s Wife/Girlfriend? Everything About the UFC Heavyweight’s Current Partner and Kids

Published 09/09/2023, 3:09 PM EDT

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You list one of the most entertaining fighters in the UFC and surely would find Tai Tuivasa ranked higher on it. The UFC star is the epitome of a slugger and has captivated fans ever since making his promotional debut in 2017. While he has garnered attention due to his explosive fighting style, MMA is not his only love. Despite the Australian fighter’s growing popularity, his private life remains shrouded in mystery. Especially his marriage with Brierley Pedro and his new booming love.

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Who is Brierley Pedro, UFC heavyweight Tai Tuivasa’s wife: A brief history of their relationship

Tai Tuivasa officially tied the knot with his long-term girlfriend, Brierley Pedro. But the exact details of their marriage escape the public eye. Further, the fans are also not aware of when the two started dating and fell in love with each other. Hence, the saga of their love is more intriguing and a well-guarded secret.


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The reports have suggested that both go a long way back, Before ‘Bam Bam’ made his mark in the UFC and before he amassed admiration from the fans, Brierley supported him in his dream of fighting inside the Octagon one day. Therefore, when he received the life-altering call from UFC matchmaker Joe Silva in 2016, he broke the news first to Brierley.


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However, a report by ABTC in 2022 suggested that the two were no longer together. The reason behind the split also didn’t make the headlines. But it wasn’t soon before the Sydney native started appearing with someone else.

Tai Tuivasa’s relationship status: Who is the UFC heavyweight currently with

The 14-5 record holder is currently reportedly dating Millie Elder Holmes. Holmes’ snaps are a usual sight on Tuivasa’s official Instagram handle. The pair’s boundless love for each other is something fans have seen on the MMA fighter’s social media handles. “To everyone who has helped me this year fankyou love yahs. We always improving we always getting better ! ESSSHHHAAAAY,” he wrote as he first publicly introduced Holmes to the fans.

However, the fans are not aware of when the two started dating. The Instagram handle of Holmes suggests that the two crossed paths somewhere last year. Since then, the UFC fighter has been a recurring presence on her handle. The pair have a knack for traveling, as they have shared pictures of traveling to Disneyland, Rome, and, recently, Paris.

Do Tai Tuivasa and Brierley Pedro have kids together?

Interestingly, when the former kickboxer received the call from the UFC, he was already expecting a child. “I’m just about to have a baby, so I’ve got time to think about that,” Tuivasa informed the Herald Sun. In 2017, he and Brierley Pedro were blessed with a son, whom they named Carter.

Tuivasa and Carter share a beautiful and close-knit relationship, as evident by the former’s ardent love for his son. “My son, my world,” he wrote in a caption.

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“Happy 6th birthday sorry I can’t be there to celebrate with you but daddy’s gotta work Enjoy your day and be a good boy. I love you,” Tuivasa wrote in another post, expressing his regret for missing his son’s sixth birthday on November 25 last year.

Is Brierley Pedro, UFC fighter Tyson Pedro’s sister?

Notably, Brierley Pedro is the sister of another UFC star, Tyson Pedro. Named after the hard-hitting boxer Mike Tyson, Pedro is a light heavyweight fighter under contract to the UFC. He also hosted ‘The Halfcast Podcast’ with Tuivasa as a co-host and reportedly played a role in introducing Brierley to him. But it seems the two are no longer together despite dating for almost a decade.

Meet Millie Elder Holmes, Tai Tuivasa’s current partner


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In a recent interview with Neds Australian, the 31-year-old fighter revealed his partner was helping with his food ahead of his UFC 293 clash. Meanwhile, a glance at Holmes’ handle reveals that she is an influencer. She also is a shareholder in the skincare company Jeuneora.


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Additionally, she and Tuivasa recently launched a new brand named B.A.M., which the latter donned at the UFC 293 presser. Her social media handle also gives a glimpse into their dating life. “Always tired, but never of you,” she wrote in a post. In another, she shared pictures of them enjoying a concert, using the hashtag “#bestdatenightever”. Therefore, love is brewing in Tuivasa’s life, and Millie Elder Holmes is the reason.

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Rohit Lohan


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Rohit Lohan is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports, with a passion for the sport that has spanned over a decade. His fascination with MMA stems from the thrill of knockouts, and he strives to bring that same level of excitement to his writing. Rohit's love for gripping stories is reflected in his articles, where he masterfully weaves together the latest news with compelling narratives.
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