More

    Stefan Struve vs. Tai Tuivasa set for UFC 254

    Heavyweights are coming to Fight Island.

    Officials announced Thursday that Stefan Struve (29-12) is set to fight Tai Tuivasa (8-3) in a heavyweight bout at UFC 254, which takes place on Oct. 24 in Abu Dhabi.

    This is the first booking of the year for Struve, who is mired in a 1-4 slump. The veteran most recently fought at UFC on ESPN 7 in December, where he lost by second-round TKO to Ben Rothwell. Struve’s UFC record sits at 13-10.

    Tuivasa also seeks to break out of a bad stretch of results as he is currently on a three-fight losing streak. “Bam Bam” began his UFC career with three consecutive wins, including a unanimous decision nod over former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski, but has now lost consecutive fights to Serghei Spivac, Blagoy Ivanov, and Junior dos Santos.

    UFC 254 is headlined by a lightweight title unification bout between undisputed champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champion Justin Gaethje. The event will air exclusively on ESPN+ pay-per-view.

    This article was originally published on www.mmafighting.com

    Related articles

    Who wins between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...

    Latest articles

    Dubois vs Joyce UK start time: When is the ring walk for Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce?

    var brightcoveBrandsafety='4 Sport and specialist news – passed for ad targeting'Daniel Dubois will take on Joe Joyce this weekend, with both fighters remaining undefeated...

    Daniel Jacobs survives scare from Gabriel Rosado in boring fight

    Daniel Jacobs failed to show up for his fight Friday in Hollywood, Fla. Oh, he was in the ring with Gabriel Rosado. He just...

    Where can I watch Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr?

    var brightcoveBrandsafety='4 Sport and specialist news – passed for ad targeting' Mike Tyson returns to action for the first time since 2006...

    Midnight Mania! Insane Video: Female Fighter Overcomes 390-Pound Size Disadvantage, TKOs Male Foe

    Welcome to Midnight Mania! Promotions come and go, but freak shows are forever. Several times this week, clips of the infamous Fight Circus event...
    Advertisement