Tai Tuivasa is an Australian professional mixed martial artist. At present, he is competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Read the article to know Tuivasa’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, age, and other personal information.

About Tai Tuivasa:

Tuivasa initially had an interest in rugby during his youth. He was signed by the Sydney Roosters club in 2010. Unfortunately, he gave up after developing a gambling addiction.

In August 2012, Tuivasa made his professional debut in MMA. Additionally, he made his professional boxing debut at the end of next year. Over the next few years, he fought in both rings occasionally. Surprisingly, most of his matches ended with him not only winning but also via knockouts.

During his 3 year-long professional boxing run, Tuivasa had a total of 7 fights. Among these, he won 5 fights. Of which 3 via knockout, 1 via decision, and 1 via opponent’s disqualification. Both of his losses came from unanimous decisions over complete 3-round long fights.

Before joining UFC, Tai Tuivasa had 6 MMA bouts. Interestingly he won all of them via knockouts. Later in November 2017, he joined UFC. Fighting against Rashad Coulter, he won his debut UFC fight and earned the Performance of the Night title. After 3 consecutive wins, he faced 3 consecutive losses throughout 2019. Following this, he made an astonishing return of 5 consecutive wins, all via knockouts. In his latest three bouts, he earned the title of Performance of the night too.

Tai Tuivasa’s Net Worth and Salary:

Tai Tuivasa’s net worth is $1.5 million in 2023. He has earned around $1 million from professional MMA. Most recently, he faced Derrick Lewis at UFC 271. Tuivasa earned $90,000 as a guaranteed purse, $90,000 as a win bonus, and $50,000 from the Performance of the night bonus. Previously, his career highest earning was from UFC 264. There he earned a total of $221,000 in prize money.

Quick Facts:

Full name Tai Anthony Tuivasa
Nickname Bam Bam
Profession MMA
Division Heavyweight
Stance Southpaw
Born 16 March 1993
Birthplace Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Age 29
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 265 lb (120 kg)
Father’s name Tony Tuivasa
Mother’s name Kerry Johnson
Marital Status Married
Net worth $1.5 million
Salary $241,000
Twitter handle @bambamtuivasa
Instagram handle @bambamtuivasa

Tuivasa’s Wife:

Tuivasa is married to Brieley Pedro. She is the sister of UFC light-heavyweight division contender, Tyson Pedro. They share a son named Carter.

Tai Tuivasa and Brierley Pedro

His Age:

The fighter was born on 16 March 1993 in Sydney, Australia. At present, he is 29 years old.

His Height and Weight:

The Australian mixed martial artist has a height of 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) and he weighs 265 lb (120 kg). Currently, he is participating in the UFC in the heavyweight division.

Tuivasa’s Endorsements:

Tai Tuivasa has a major sponsorship deal with Drink West and Soeyvasa. He is also affiliated with a community service named FTA and their apparel brand FTA apparel. He is currently managed and promoted by No Limits.

Tai Tuivasa’s stats:

Professional MMA Overview

Category Wins Loss
Knockout 13 1
Submission 0 1
Decision 1 1

Professional Boxing Overview

Category Wins Loss
Knockout 3 0
Decision 1 2
Disqualification. 1 0

Career Stats: MMA

Category Stats
Strikes Landed per Minute 4.54
Significant Striking Accuracy 52%
Strikes Absorbed per Minute 2.56
Significant Strike Defense 48%
Average Takedowns Landed (/15m) 0.00
Takedown Accuracy 0%
Takedown Defense 50%
Average Submissions Attempted (/15m) 0.0

Tai ‘BAM BAM’ Tuivasa | Top Finishes

FAQ about Tai Tuivasa:

What is Tai Tuivasa’s Net Worth in 2023?

Tai Tuivasa’s net worth is around $1.5 million in 2023.

Is He Married?

Tuivasa is married to Brieley Pedro.

How Tall is Tuivasa?

He is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

How Old is Tuivasa?

The MMA fighter is 29 years old.

 

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.

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