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"The Jaggernaut"

Junior Tafa

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5-2-0 (W-L-D)

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Junior Tafa

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

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Brisbane, Austrália
Estilo de luta
Kickboxer
Idade
26
Altura
75.00
Peso
256.00
Estreia no UFC
11.02.23
Envergadura
72.00
  • Pro since 2022
     
  • Four wins by KO
     
  • Three first-round finishes
     
  • Three wins in 2:02 or less
     
  • Younger brother of UFC vet Justin Tafa

UFC Fight Night (4/22/23) Debut 

When and why did you start training for fighting?  I love it - fighting is in our family from many generations above. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Many kickboxing titles.

Do you have any heroes? My brothers.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything. I get to prove I’m one of the best…ever. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Graduated with a diploma from the School of Hard Knocks University 

What was your job before you started fighting? Security / Construction / Dancer 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Boxing / Kickboxing local titles 

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Kickboxing Oceania Titles 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Age 20 - I was ranked 5th in the world for Glory Kickboxing HW division

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke.

Favorite Striking technique: Knees / Elbows