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Tai Tuivasa takes out Derrick Lewis after wild trade at UFC 271

Tai Tuivasa provided Derrick Lewis with a painful but much needed consequence at UFC 271. Tuivasa assimilated hammers in the initial two rounds prior to reversing the situation and face-establishing Lewis (who holds the unsurpassed knockout record at 13 KOs) with a dreadful elbow in Lewis’ old neighborhood of Houston, Texas.


Lewis splendidly scored two interesting takedowns in the battle. “The Black Beast” utilized the takedowns to release pounding ground-and-pound that had Tuivasa allies concerned. Lewis staggered his rival in the second round, pursuing Tuivasa looking for a battle finishing succession. It was in that disarray that Tuivasa tracked down his minutes, wobbling his rival with enormous power. Tuivasa then, at that point, multiplied down on his offense as he saw Lewis was harmed and stepped in with a space rock of an elbow that collapsed over Lewis.

Tuivasa (14-3) has gone through a significant transformation. Somewhere in the range of 2018 and 2019, “Bam” lost three continuous battles to Junior dos Santos, Blagoy Ivanov and Sergey Spivak. He currently flaunts five-straight stoppages in the initial two rounds in the wake of beating Lewis, Augusto Sakai, Greg Hardy, Harry Hunsucker and Stefan Struve.

Lewis (26-9, 1 NC) has exchanged successes and misfortunes in his last four battles: taking out Curtis Blaydes and Kyle Daukaus, and getting wrapped up by Ciryl Gane and Tuivasa


Tuivasa, 28, is currently on a five-battle knockout streak, having turned his profession around subsequent to experiencing three misfortunes in succession. The triumph over Lewis should see Tuivasa into the highest level of the heavyweight division.

  • “That is the ruler of knockouts, much regard to Derrick Lewis at the same time, similar to I said, I’m youthful and I’m assuming control over now,” Tuivasa said after the battle.
  • Tuivasa’s elbows are rapidly becoming one of the most annihilating shots in the UFC and that suits the western Sydney item fine and dandy.
  • “My name’s Tai, as Muay Thai, you know what I mean,” he said. “I like tossing elbows, I like getting in the quick and dirty and I’m f- – – – n’ down 100% of the time to get down, child.”
  • Tuivasa came into the battle positioned eleventh in the division, while Houston’s own Lewis was third. The hard-hitting Australian, who drinks brew out of shoes, is presently sensibly one win away from a shot at the UFC title.


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