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Brad Tavares

Peso medio Division

19-8-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Brad Tavares

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Learn more about Brad Tavares' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Hometown
Estados Unidos
Trains at
Xtreme Couture - Las Vegas, NV
Fighting style
MMA
Age
34
Height
73.00
Weight
185.50
Octagon Debut
Jun. 19, 2010
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
43.00

Fighter Facts

  • Team Liddell member on TUF11
     
  • Five wins by TKO, two by submission (2 RNC)
     
  • Star linebacker in high school
     
  • Has won seven of his last 10
     
  • Pro since 2007
     
  • Five first round finishes

UFC History
UFC 276
(7/2/22) Tavares lost a three round unanimous decision to Dricus Du Plessis 
UFC 264 (7/10/21) Tavares won a three round split decision over Omari Akhmedov 
UFC 257 (1/24/21) Tavares won a three round unanimous decision over Antonio Carlos Junior
UFC 244 (11/2/19) Tavares was knocked out by Edmen Shahbazyan at 2:27 of the first round
TUF 27 Finale (7/6/18) Tavares lost a five round unanimous decision to Israel Adesanya
UFC on FOX (4/14/18) Tavares stopped Krzysztof Jotko via strikes at 2:16 of the third round
UFC 216 (10/7/17) Tavares won a three round unanimous decision over Thales Leites
TUF 25 Finale (7/7/17) Tavares won a three round unanimous decision over Elias Theodorou
UFC 203 (9/10/16) Tavares won a three round split decision over Caio Magalhaes
UFC Fight Night (5/10/15) Tavares was knocked out by Robert Whittaker at :44 of the first round
UFC 182 (1/3/15) Tavares won a three round unanimous decision over Nate Marquardt
UFC Fight Night (8/16/14) Tavares was stopped by Tim Boetsch via strikes at 3:18 of the second round
UFC on FOX (4/19/14) Tavares lost a three round unanimous decision to Yoel Romero
UFC Fight Night (1/15/14) Tavares won a three round unanimous decision over Lorenz Larkin
UFC Fight Night (8/28/13) Tavares won a three round unanimous decision over Bubba McDaniel
UFC on FUEL TV (3/3/13) Tavares won a three round unanimous decision over Riki Fukuda
UFC on FUEL TV (9/29/12) Tavares won a three round split decision over Tom Watson
UFC on FUEL TV (5/15/12) Tavares won a three round unanimous decision over Dongi Yang
UFC 132 (7/2/11) Tavares lost a three round unanimous decision to Aaron Simpson
UFC 125 (1/1/11) Tavares knocked out Phil Baroni at 4:20 of the first round
TUF 11 Finale (6/19/10) Tavares won a three round unanimous decision over Seth Baczynski

TUF11
Episode 11 – Tavares lost to Court McGee via third round submission (rear naked choke) in a semifinal bout.
Episode 9 – Tavares defeats Seth Baczynski via disqualification (illegal kick) in round one of a quarterfinal bout.
Episode 3 – Tavares scored a three round unanimous decision win over James Hammortree
Episode 1 – Tavares knocked out Jordan Smith in the first round

Q&A
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2007 because fighting is fun.
Do you have any heroes? My Mom and King Leonidas from Sparta
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. It's a dream come true.
What was your job before you started fighting? Ramp agent