Justin Tafa

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Quick Facts

NAME Justin Tafa
NICKNAME “Bad Man”
DATE OF BIRTH December 13, 1989
AGE 32
BIRTHPLACE Brisbane, New South Wales, Australia
NATIONALITY Australians
NET WORTH $0.1 million
BIRTH SIGN Sagittarius
HEIGHT 6′ 0″ (1.83 m)
WEIGHT 267 lbs (121 kg)
REACH 74″
LEG REACH 40″
STANCE Southpaw
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Australian mixed martial artist Justin Tafa is presently a Heavyweight division fighter for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He competed at the Australian Xtreme Fighting Championship before turning professional in 2017, twice taking home the XFC Heavyweight Championship.

How much is the Net worth of Justin Tafa?

Justin Tafa earned $13,500 for his UFC debut at UFC 243 ($10,000 to show plus $3,500 in incentive bonus for the fight week). He received $23,500 for the fight at UFC 247 ($10,000 for showing up, $10,000 in winnings, and $3,500 in fight-week incentives). Similar to that, he earned $18,000 in guaranteed payout from his third UFC fight, UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Kattar, along with a $4000 promotional bonus.

Justin Tafa Net worth 2022 Via Instagram

He competed in three battles at the Australian Xtreme Fighting Championship prior to the UFC, winning a respectable sum of money each time. Additionally, JustEggs Digital, Tick Tock Nutrition, and numerous other companies sponsor Tafa. His net worth as of 2022 is about $0.1 million.

Early Years and Bio

Justin Tafa, a native of Auckland, New Zealand, was born on December 13, 1993, with the astrological sign of Sagittarius. He is of Samoan heritage and comes from a fighting family. His granddad was a champion boxer in his country. Additionally, all three of his brothers competed professionally, with Junior Tafa holding a top-10 heavyweight ranking at the prestigious kickboxing organization Glory.

What is the Professional Career of Justin Tafa?

He was signed by the Melbourne Storm, where he competed in the under-20s league, as a former rugby player. But a slew of ailments made him lose interest in the activity. At the Australian Xtreme Fighting Championship 30 on May 20, 2018, Justin Tafa faced off against Dylan Tiaaleaiga in his first professional fight. His TKO gave him the victory. After defeating Jeremy Joiner on July 28, 2018, he went on to win the XFC Heavyweight Championship at Australian Xtreme Fighting Championship 36.

On May 24, 2019, at Australian Xtreme Fighting Championship 41, he faced David Taumoepeau and successfully defended the championship. Justin Tafa made his UFC debut at UFC 241 on October 6, 2019, but Yorgan de Castro knocked him out. At UFC 247 on February 8, 2020, he squared off against Juan Adams. His TKO gave him the victory. At UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Kattar on January 16, 2021, he faced Carlos Felipe and lost. He’s scheduled to compete against Jared Vanderaa at UFC Fight Night 188 on May 22, 2021.

Fight History

DATE OPPONENT RES. DECISION RND TIME EVENT
Dec 19, 2021 Harry Hunsucker
W
KO/TKO
1 1:53 UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus
May 23, 2021 Jared Vanderaa
L
Decision – Unanimous
3 5:00 UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Garbrandt
Jan 16, 2021 Carlos Felipe
L
Decision – Split
3 5:00 UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Kattar
Feb 9, 2020 Juan Adams
W
KO/TKO
1 1:59 UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes
Oct 6, 2019 Yorgan De Castro
L
KO/TKO
1 2:10 UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya
May 24, 2019 David Taumoepeau
W
KO/TKO
2 0:30 XFC 41
Jul 28, 2018 Jeremy Joiner
W
KO/TKO
1 0:28 XFC 36: Joiner vs. Tafa
May 20, 2017 Dylan Tiaaleaiga
W
KO
2 3:35 XFC 30: Conflict of Interest

Justin Tafa: Is He Married?

It is still unknown whether Justin Tafa, a heavyweight fighter in the UFC, is married or not. His love life has not yet been made public, and he has not yet been photographed with a woman he is believed to be dating. Saying that there is no one special in his life right now would be completely inaccurate. Simply put, the handsome man enjoys a low-key personal life.

 

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On his social media accounts, he occasionally shows up with children, but as far as we are aware, he is not involved. Tafa seems to prefer living behind the camera and simply wants to present the public with his professional side.

Body measurement: Height and Weight

Justin Tafa’s height is 6′ 0″ (1.83 m). He fights in the super heavyweight division in UFC. Fighters who fight in the super heavyweight class can weigh anywhere from pounds, but because of weight cutting, many MMA fighters walk around 10 – 30 lbs heavier than their weight class maximum limit.

Trivia and Facts

1. Justin Tafa’s birth sign is Sagittarius.
2. He was born in the Year of the Serpent.
3. Justin’s next birthday is in 18 days.
4. His wealth comes from being an MMA Fighter.
5. Justin Tafa was born in Millennials Generation (1989).
6. Tafa’s life path number is 7.
7. His ruling planet is Jupiter.
8. Justin Tafa’s birth flower is Narcissus.
9. His birthstone is Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz.
10. Tafa has been alive for 12,028 days or 288,695 hours.

FAQs

How old is Justin Tafa?

Justin Tafa’s age – 32 years old. He was born on a Wednesday, December 13, 1989. Justin is turning 33 years old in 18 days.

Where is Justin Tafa from?

Justin Tafa was born in Brisbane, New South Wales, Australia.

What is Justin Tafa’s reach?

Justin Tafa’s reach is 74″ and leg reach is 40″.

Where does Justin Tafa train?

Justin Tafa trains at NTG Fight & Fitness.

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