Heavyweight Bout Set For UFC Fight Night: Sydney


A heavyweight division attraction is the first fight set for the UFC Fight Night: Sydney card as Tai Tuivasa is in action against Rashad Coulter.

Tuivasa (5-0-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this fight and his undefeated streak has lasted over five years now. Tuivasa has yet to see any of his professional MMA fights get out of the first round, with three of those fights lasting less than a minute. Tuivasa also holds a victory over UFC veteran James McSweeney, which took place late last year at Australian Fighting Championships 17.

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Coulter (8-2-0) is currently winless under the UFC banner, having dropped a fight to Chase Sherman by knockout at UFC 211. Coulter has yet to see any of his professional MMA fights go the distance and seven of his professional MMA fights have ended within the opening round. Coulter also competed once in the Bellator MMA promotion, defeating Jeremiah O’Neal at Bellator 135.

UFC Fight Night: Sydney takes place on Saturday, November 18 from the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.

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