UFC Adelaide Results: Junior dos Sanots TKO’s Tai Tuivasa (VIDEO)

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Tonight’s UFC Adelaide event is headlined by a heavyweight fight between Junior Dos Santos and Tai Tuivasa.

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Blagoy Ivanov which took place at July’s UFC Fight Night 133 event.

The Brazilian knockout artist has gone 4-3 inside the octagon since losing his “baddest man on the planet” title to Cain Velasquez at UFC 166 in October of 2013.

Meanwhile, Tai Tuivasa enters tonight’s UFC Adelaide headliner with an undefeated record of 8-0. In his most recent octagon appearance at UFC 225, “Bam Bam” earned a unanimous decision victory over former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski.

Round one of the UFC Adelaide main event begins and Tai Tuivasa applies pressure early. He lands a low kick and the a right hand. “JDS” circles and fires off a kick. He continues to move along the fence. Junior dos Santos leaps in with a right hand. That misses but causes Tuivasa to trip over his feet while backing up. He stands back on his feet and “JDS” greets him with a low kick. Tai eats that and presses forward. He throws a combination followed by a nasty low kick. That hurt Junior. A big punch to the body now from Tuivasa. He lands some shots from the clinch and the breaks free to fire off a big right hand.

Round two begins Junior dos Santos seems to be hampered by a leg injury. Tai Tuivasa charges in with a flurry of punches. He lands a big overhand right. “JDS” circles off the cage and fires off a body kick. He lands a low kick now. Tuivasa with a right hand to the body and then presses Junior up against the cage. “JDS” breaks free and lands a right and then a left. That hurt Tuivasa. Another punch and Tai is on the ground. Junior dos Santos leaps in and begins unloading ground and pound. He begins working some elbows followed by hammer fists. This one is all over folks. Wow! What a finish for Junior dos Santos.

Official UFC Adelaide Result: Junior dos Santos def. Tai Tuivasa via TKO in Round Two