95 Search Results for Thiago Tavares

Feb 2, 2017 3:08 pm

Thiago Tavares No Longer a UFC Fighter

Veteran Featherweight Thiago Tavares is no longer a UFC fighter after the UFC chose not to issue him a new contract. As first reported by MMAFighting.com, the Brazilian had been fighting for the UFC since 2007. Tavares came into the UFC with a 10-0 record and leaves a decade later with a record of 20-7-1....

Jul 8, 2016 7:39 pm

TUF 23 Finale Results: Doo Ho Choi KO’s Thiago Tavares

A featherweight bout between Doo Ho Choi (14-1 MMA) and Thiago Tavares (20-7-1 MMA) took place on tonight’s TUF 23 Finale main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Choi rushes out and takes the center of the octagon. Tavares shoots in for a takedown attempt and eventually gets it. Choi pops back up...

Nov 7, 2015 5:38 pm

UFC FN 77 results: Thiago Tavares wins via 1st round submission

It was an extremely quick one, but it was quite impressive! Clay Guida started off quick as many expected, immediately shooting for a double leg takedown. Thiago Tavares defended the takedown well and secured an arm-in guillotine to get the quick submission win!

Aug 12, 2015 8:39 am

BEAST! UFC’s Thiago Tavares Destroys This Pad Session

Longtime UFC bonus collector Thiago Tavares spent the bulk of his last training camp in Phuket, Thailand, under the guidance of Phuket Top Team. As part of the BJPENN.COM produced series Phuket Dreaming Tavares let cameras roll through this crazy pad session. Catch the full series RIGHT HERE. UFC Fighters Give Us Their Favorite BJ...

Jun 9, 2015 10:17 am

HISTORIC BRUTALITY! Not One, TWO NASTY CUTS Tattoo Thiago Tavares’ Face

If this happened in Hawaii, we would be congratulating Thiago on his new Hawaiian Tattoos instead of posting up this story about one of the nastiest facial injuries in UFC history. Last Saturday, in a Fight of the Night garnering effort, ATT’s Thiago Tavares fell short in his fight against Brian Ortgea, and the reminders...

Jun 6, 2015 10:00 am

Thiago Tavares Training Footage Ahead Of Tonight’s UFC Event — WATCH

Ahead of tonight’s return to the UFC’s Octagon, top lightweight Thiago Tavares takes to Phuket Top Team to hone his striking game. And it looks like it’s working! Thiago has only dropped one contest since 2011, and it came via the UFC’s top contender, Khabib Nurmagomedov. He returns to action in June, in New Orleans....

Apr 24, 2015 2:41 pm

WATCH! Thiago Tavares Looking Deadly In Thailand

Ahead of his return to the UFC’s Octagon, top UFC lightweight Thiago Tavares takes to Phuket Top Team to hone his striking game. And it looks like it’s working! Thiago has only dropped one contest since 2011, and it came via the UFC’s top contender, Khabib Nurmagomedov. He returns to action in June, in New...

Apr 24, 2015 1:52 pm

REPPIN! UFC’s Thiago Tavares Rocking His BJPENN.COM Gear!

Top UFC lightweight fighter, Thiago Tavares looks on while this Thai snake charmer does his thing. Interestingly enough, he’s doing so in his official BJPENN.COM Tee! (STORE). Check it: Catch Thiago on Season 2 of Phuket Top Team’s “Phuket Dreaming” series, sponsored by BJPENN.COM. LOL! — D.C. Pokes At Khabib — ‘We’ve created a trash...

Oct 6, 2014 10:34 am

Thiago Tavares Loses Election In Brazil

UFC veteran Thiago Tavares came up short in a political election earlier this week when he ran for a seat with the State’s Legislative Assembly. Tavares received approximately 7,980 votes, ranking him at 103 in the political ladder. The winner, Gelson Merisio received 119,280 votes. Tavares sent out the following message to his supporters via...

Feb 5, 2014 6:11 am

Report: Thiago Tavares injured, forced off UFC Fight Night 36 card

According to a report from MMAJunkie, Thiago Tavares has suffered an injury and has been forced out of his featherweight debut, which was scheduled to take place at ‘UFC Fight Night 36’ opposite Zubair Tuhugov. UFC officials are now seeking a short-notice replacement opponent for the promotional newcomer, Tuhugov. UFC Fight Night 36 takes place...

Sep 10, 2013 9:34 am

Thiago Tavares vs. Quinn Mulhern Added To Fight Night 32

After a lengthy suspension for banned substances, Thiago Tavares is set to return to action in front of his native countrymen this November in a lightweight bout against Quinn Mulhern. UFC officials recently announced the bout. UFC Fight Night 32 is set to go down on FOX Sports 1 on November 9 from Goiania, Brazil....

Apr 18, 2017 9:54 am

Elias Theodorou confirms July middleweight scrap with Brad Tavares

This morning, the folks over at FloCombat.com reported that Canadian middleweight Elias Theodorou would be taking on Hawaii’s Brad Tavares at The Ultimate Fighter 25 finale this July 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada. BJPenn.com has now confirmed that this fight is happening with Theodorou himself, who says he is “ready to kick some ass” in...

Nov 7, 2015 11:13 am

Tavares used creative strategy to prepare for Guida fight

Clay Guida can push a relentless pace in the Octagon that many of his opponents are unable to keep up with. So when Thiago Tavares, his opponent for ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo,’ began preparing for his fight with Guida, he had to come up with a creative strategy to prepare for Guida’s pace. He...

Jun 7, 2015 10:41 am

GRAPHIC! Tavares Breaks Down Loss and Shows off Nasty Cuts

Thiago Tavares fought through blood and sweat last night as he put in a losing effort against Brian Ortega. Ortega busted Tavares open and left a couple gashes above the featherweight’s right eye. Tavares eventually succumbed to strikes in the final minute of the fight, giving Ortega the technical knockout victory. Check out the cut...

Jun 6, 2015 10:46 pm

UFC FN 68 Bonus Report: Ortega, Tavares and 2 others win big!

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans delivered in a big way! The card featured some highly entertaining fights and included seven first-round finishes. Four UFC fighters walked away from the event with bonuses. Dustin Poirier, Shawn Jordan, Brian Ortega and Thiago Tavares all pocketed an extra $50,000 for their efforts. Poirier and...

Jun 6, 2015 8:11 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Ortega And Tavares Put On A Show But Ortega Ends It In The Third

Third fight on the main card featured grapplers Thiago Tavares and Brian Ortega. Tavares came out and took the center of the octagon. He pushed forward and threw a few big punches before taking Ortega down. Right away Ortega went for an armbar. From there he switched to a triangle. That didn’t work either. Tavares...

Jan 12, 2015 9:10 am

Tavares: ‘Siver Will Defeat McGregor’

UFC veteran Thiago Tavares is expecting an upset of major proportions on Sunday in the main event of UFC Fight Night Boston where Conor McGregor will face Dennis Siver. Leading up to the bout, UFC President Dana White stated that if McGregor defeats Siver, he will go on to fight Jose Aldo for the UFC...

Feb 6, 2014 6:12 pm

Thiago Alves Returns After Two-Years For UFC on FOX 11 Bout Against Baczynski

If you thought the UFC’s welterweight division was jammed up with talent before, it just got better. After a lengthy layoff, former title challenger Thiago ‘Pitbull’ Alves, is set to finally make his return to action during the UFC’s April trip to Florida. UFC on FOX 11 goes down from the Amway Center in Orlando,...

Jul 24, 2013 10:12 am

Melancon In For Thiago Against Gastelum

Yesterday we announced the removal of Paulo Thiago from his UFC Fight Night 27 bout against TUF winner, Kelvin Gastelum. Today, we can now announce his replacement as it was confirmed on last night’s “UFC Tonight” on FUEL TV. In for the injured Paulo Thiago comes Brain Melancon. UFC Fight Night 27 is set to...

Jan 21, 2013 9:15 am

VIDEO | Khabib Calls Out Nate Diaz Following Vicious Stoppage Of Tavares | UFC NEWS

Undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov spoiled the fun for the Brazilian crowd when he violently KO’d Thiago Tavares at UFC on FX 7. Khabib spoke with UFC Tonight correspondent Heidi Androl after his amazing performance and made sure the UFC lightweight division knows he’s a force to be reckoned with.

Dec 11, 2017 6:16 am

Cub Swanson issues statement on submission loss to Brian Ortega

Over the weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated debut in Fresno, California, long-time featherweight contender Cub Swanson stepped into the cage with surging prospect Brian Ortega. Ahead of this bout, which marked the final obligation on his current UFC contract, Swanson repeatedly suggested he planned to test his value as a free...

Dec 10, 2017 11:13 am

VIDEO | Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson full fight highlights

T-CITY! BRIAN ORTEGA JUST DID THAT! WOW! #Taps #UFCFresno https://t.co/3XzNcCAvXG — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) December 10, 2017 Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s long awaited debut in the fight hub of Fresno, California, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega stepped into the cage for the biggest test of his career: a battle with...

Nov 28, 2017 6:21 am

UFC 219’s co-main event has officially been set

For week, there has been talk about a possible blockbuster main event for UFC 219. While the card already includes dynamite women’s featherweight title fight between Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Holly Holm, the widespread hope was that the UFC would tack at least one more title fight onto this typically stacked end-of-year card. While we’ve...

Oct 2, 2017 6:51 am

Cub Swanson returns in the main event of UFC Fresno

After chasing a featherweight title shot, flirting with the idea of a fight with former featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and being called out by former lightweight Michael Johnson, fan favorite featherweight contender Cub Swanson finally has a fight booked. The all-action Jackson’s MMA staple will battle rising contender Brian Ortega in the main event of...

Sep 28, 2017 9:06 am

BREAKING | Cub Swanson targeted for return at December Fight Night

Cub Swanson, one of the UFC featherweight division’s most dangerous contenders, is reportedly looking at a return to the cage this December 9th in Fresno, California. Swanson’s opponent at this Fight Night card is expected to be red-hot prospect Brian Ortega. This report comes from Farah Hannoun on Twitter. BREAKING: @CubSwanson vs. @BrianTcity in the...

Sep 5, 2017 8:44 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov makes his pick for UFC 216’s Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee bout

On October 7, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will collide for the UFC interim lightweight title. The announcement of this fight, of course, came as a bit of a surprise, as any interim lightweight title fight was expected to involve undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov. Apparently, however, the...