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UFC 271 Betting: Lewis vs. Tuivasa Picks, Preview and Predictions (Saturday, February 12th, 2022)

Derrick Lewis vs. Tai Tuivasa

The UFC betting picks are flourishing online as an exciting main card heavyweight battle will take place between Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa. Lewis will try to take out Tuivasa, especially after winning five of his last six battles. Tuivasa is coming off a winning streak after winning his last four bouts. This is going to be one of the tough battles between two top fighters. However, only one will triumph. While some bettors have placed their bets on Lewis, several UFC fans are predicting a win for Tuivasa.

UFC 271: Derrick Lewis vs. Tai Tuivasa Betting Information

Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV Coverage: Pay Per View

UFC 271: Derrick Lewis vs. Tai Tuivasa Odds

Fighter ML
Derrick Lewis -190
Tai Tuivasa +155
Place Bets

Derrick Lewis

Known as “The Black Beast” in the ring, Lewis is coming off a recent victory at the UFC Fight Night 199. Lewis knocked out Chris Daukaus in the first round and is now holding the third rank in the heavyweight division. The 37-year-old fighter is holding a record of 26-8-0 with one No Contest. Lewis lost against Ciryl Gane before his fight against Daukaus and broke his four-fight winning streak. Lewis holds the record of the most knockout wins in the history of UFC. Out of 26 wins, 21 came via knockouts.

Tai Tuivasa

Tai Tuivasa has come a long way with a record of 14-3-0. The Australian has been incredible with his fighting skills, but taking out Lewis is certainly going to be a nightmare. Tuivasa is currently on a four-fight winning streak and lost only three fights in his career. Known as the “Bam Bam” in the ring, Tuivasa will need more than his fists and kicks to win against Lewis. Tuivasa defeated Augusto Sakai in his last bout at UFC 269. Tuivasa knocked out his opponent in the second round and is hoping for a win against Lewis.

Lewis vs. Tuivasa Betting Numbers

Lewis Tuivasa
Record 26-8-0 (1 NC) 14-3-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States Australia
Height 6’3″ 6’2″
Weight 260 264
Reach 79 75
Win by KO/TKO 81% 92%
Submissions 4% 0%
Decisions 15% 8%
Strikes Landed Per Minute 2.52 4.63
Striking Accuracy 50% 52%
Striking Absorbed Per Minute 2.48 3.51
Striking Defense 41% 49%
Takedown Average 0.48 0.00
Takedown Accuracy 25% 0%
Takedown Defense 55% 50%
Submission Average 0.00 0.00

Derrick Lewis vs. Tai Tuivasa Summary

The UFC betting websites are in support of the knockout artist to win this epic fight. Though Tuivasa has had a decent performance, he is not going to stand a chance against Lewis. Take Lewis to win this fight as the Australian is going down as the underdog.


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