Tai Tuivasa is shortly turning into a cult hero with UFC followers and solely cemented his repute with a shocking KO of Greg Hardy at UFC 264.
After getting into the T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas to the dulcet tones of The Spice Ladies, Tuivasa entered into a hearth combat with the previous NFL participant.
Though he appeared briefly wobbled, ‘Bam Bam’ delivered a shocking left hook on Hardy’s chin and watched because the American slumped to the canvas and out of consciousness.
After the consequence was confirmed, Tuivasa abseiled to the highest of the Octagon cage and carried out a ‘shoey’; downing a pint of lager from the shoe of a stranger.
The Australian wanted simply 67 seconds to make his mark contained in the cage after which duly received the hearts of followers exterior as nicely by performing much more ‘shoeys’ with followers as he made his stroll in the direction of the dressing room.
With the win, Tuivasa retains on rolling. He’s answered a three-fight dropping skid with a three-fight successful streak.
Previous to Saturday’s combat, Tuivasa had received back-to-back outings by first-round TKO in opposition to Harry Hunsucker and Stefan Struve.
As for Hardy, the loss is his second straight. In his final outing previous to Saturday’s, Hardy was defeated by Marcin Tybura.
The defeat was his first non-disqualification inside-the-distance defeat of his profession when Tybura completed him through second-round ground-and-pound.