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"Bad Man"

Justin Tafa

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Justin Tafa

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Learn more about Justin Tafa's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
West Auckland, Nova Zelândia
Estilo de luta
Striker
Idade
30
Altura
72.00
Peso
286.00
Estreia no UFC
05.10.19
Envergadura
74.00
Alcance das pernas
40.00
  • Pro since 2017
     
  • Five wins by KO
     
  • Is 2-2 in his last four
     
  • Three first round finishes
     
  • Origin of nickname: “It was given to me by followers always reacting with, ‘You’re a Bad Man.’”

UFC Fight Night (12/18/21) Tafa knocked out Harry Hunsucker at 1:53 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (5/22/21) Tafa lost a three round unanimous decision to Jared Vanderaa

UFC Fight Night (1/16/21) Tafa lost a three round split decision to Carlos Felipe

UFC 247 (2/8/20) Tafa stopped Juan Adams via strikes at 1:59 of the first round

UFC 243 (10/5/19) Tafa was knocked out by Yorgan De Castro at 2:10 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? Six years ago. Fighting runs through many generations in my family. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Blue belt in BJJ

Do you have any heroes? Mark Hunt, David Tua

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I can see how great I can become and can also represent my family and country.

What was your job before you started fighting? Youth worker at a Homeless Shelter.

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Uppercut