After putting together five consecutive knockouts inside the octagon, Tuivasa (15-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) ran into an opponent that had too much for him. He suffered a third-round knockout loss to Gane (11-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) in the headlining at at Accor Arena in Paris.
Although it was an unwanted setback, Tuivasa’s stock didn’t drop much in the Fight of the Night battle. He had his chances to win, and now he must regroup and figure out how to close the gaps in his game.
What should be next for Tuivasa? Watch the video above for thoughts and analysis on his future after UFC Fight Night 209.
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