Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-09-10, nice exchanges and good finish: the mma bout Austen Lane vs Justin Tafa 2 gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Tafa 2 vs Lane is scheduled to take place Sunday, September 10th, at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney (Australia), in a 3-round heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Israel Adesanya vs Sean Strickland – UFC 293. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Austen Lane record
The former American football defensive-end Austen Lane entered this fight with a professional record of 12-3-0 (100% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.81 heavyweight in the world.
He lost to Vernon Lewis in 2020 but then he has won six bouts defeating Eric Lunsford and Richard Jacobi in his last two; after this match he has faced Tafa in their first fight but it ended in a no-contest.
Justin Tafa record
His opponent, Justin Tafa, has a mma record of 6-3-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.87 in the heavyweight division.
He lost two consecutive fights in 2021, against Carlos Felipe and Jared Vanderaa, but then he has beat Harry Hunsucker and Parker Porter (Parker Porter vs Justin Tafa).
Here is the UFC 293 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Israel Adesanya vs Sean Strickland
Alexander Volkov vs Tai Tuivasa
Manel Kape vs Felipe dos Santos
Austen Lane vs Justin Tafa 2
Tyson Pedro vs Anton Turkalj
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Carlos Ulberg vs Da Woon Jung
Jose Mariscal vs Jack Jenkins
Jamie Mullarkey vs John Makdessi
Nasrat Haqparast vs Landon Quinones Stewart
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Charlie Radtke vs Mike Mathetha
Gabriel Miranda vs Shane Young
Kiefer Crosbie vs Kevin Jousset
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Austen Lane vs Justin Tafa 2 as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Lane vs Tafa 2 fight?
Justin Tafa defeated Austen Lane via KO at 1:22, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 293 post-fight octagon interview of Austen Lane and Justin Tafa 2.