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Tai Tuivasa to Face Augusto Sakai at UFC Fight Night 198 on Nov. 20

A heavyweight tilt carrying Tai Tuivasa against Augusto Sakai is scheduled to fall on UFC Fight Night 198.

The Las Vegas-based bid announced the booking on Tuesday. Tuivasa was originally scheduled to face Walt Harris at UFC 267, but this combination was discontinued for unknown reasons. UFC Fight Night 198 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and is led by a women bantamweight bout between Miesha Tate and Ketlen Vieira. The

Tuivasa are currently in the second three-game winning streak of their promotion, with a trio of first-round KO / TKO victories over Stefan Struve, Harry Hunsucker and Greg Hardy. The 28-year-old Aussie started his career in the UFC with three consecutive victories before advancing to the top three. “Bam Bam” is 12-3 as a professional overall, with 11 triumphs coming through KO or TKO. The

Sakai, meanwhile, won a deal for the Brazilian version of the Contender Series and opened his UFC tenure with four consecutive wins. The