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Jan 6, 2018 12:50 pm

Brad Tavares Calls Out Michael Bisping for His Retirement Fight

Michael Bisping’s 2017 was a roller coaster ride. He got a well-deserved huge money fight with Georges St-Pierre, but ended up on the wrong end of a choke. After losing his title, he jumped into a fight with Kelvin Gastelum with a super quick turnaround and was finished in the first round. He’ll look to...

Jul 7, 2017 7:05 pm

TUF 25 Finale Results: Brad Tavares defeats Elias Theodorou

TUF 25 Finale Results: Brad Tavares vs. Elias Theodorou A middleweight scrap between Brad Tavares and Elias Theodorou took place during tonight’s TUF 25 Finale main card in Las Vegas, Nevada. Round one begins and Theodorou rushes in with a low kick. He follows that up with a high kick. Elias is utilizing a lot...

May 4, 2017 8:46 am

“Poor Man’s Machida” Elias Theodorou explains why he’ll beat Brad Tavares

On July 7, Canadian middleweight Elias Theodorou will face a tough test in Hawaii’s Brad Tavares. The two will meet at the finale of the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter, in Las Vegas, Nevada. On the latest edition of BJ Penn Radio, Theodorou discussed this looming scrap with Tavares, and was quite complimentary of...

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...

Sep 10, 2016 6:26 pm

UFC 203 Results: Brad Tavares defeats Caio Magalhaes via split-decision

A middleweight tilt between Brad Tavares (14-4 MMA) and Caio Magalhaes (9-3 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 203 preliminary card in Cleveland, Ohio. Round one begins and Tavares charges forward with punches and lands a nice leg kick. Magalhaes misses with a kick to the body. Brad lands a nice punch to the mid...

May 10, 2015 7:46 am

HIGHLIGHTS! Robert Whittaker KO’s Brad Tavares In Less Than A Minute

‘Middleweight Robert Whittaker spoke to UFC commentator Jon Anik after his impressive first-round knockout victory against Brad Tavares at Fight Night Adelaide.’ By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Ronda Rousey’s Intense Judo Workout — WATCH!

Oct 24, 2014 10:51 am

Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares set for UFC 182

A middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champ Nate Marquardt taking on Brad Tavares is the latest addition to January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the booking yesterday evening. Nate Marquardt (33-13-2 MMA, 11-6 UFC) returned to the middleweight division this past June, where he scored a “Performance of the night” submission...

Mar 19, 2013 9:32 am

Brad Tavares: “I want Wanderlei Silva” | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight and Ultimate Fighter season 11 veteran, Brad Tavares has called out his next hopeful opponent. And that would be Wanderlei Silva, who is currently basking in his recent knockout victory over Brian Stann. Tavares has won three straight with a significant display of improvement in his last two wins inside the Octagon, namely...

May 9, 2015 8:57 pm

UFC Fight Night 65 Results: Robert Whittaker KO’s Tavares In Less Than A Minute

The middleweights stepped into the cage for the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 65. Brad Tavares took on the New Zealand native Robert Whittaker. Both fighters landed leg kicks early. Whittaker came in with a massive left hook that rocked Tavares. He jumped at the opportunity and landed another massive left hook that put...

May 9, 2015 2:43 am

Whittaker: ‘Tavares Isn’t Ready For What I’m Going to Throw At Him’

Local product Robert Whittaker says he has skills that Brad Tavares just isn’t ready for, while Tavares said he wants this win more. One of them is right. Don’t miss their co-main event showdown at Fight Night Adelaide on UFC FIGHT PASS. THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Ronda Rousey’s Intense Judo Workout — WATCH!

Jan 3, 2015 8:43 pm

UFC 182 RESULTS: Tavares Beats Up Marquardt, Wins Unanimous Decision

  Middleweights Brad Tavares and Nate Marquardt fought in the ninth fight of the night. Tavares came in having lost his last two, although he had won 5 of his last 7. Nate ‘The Great’ Marquardt had won 7 of his last 12 fights, including his win over James Te Huna in June. Tavares looked...

Jul 13, 2014 9:02 am

Tavares Hoping Boetsch Doesn’t Hump His Way To Victory

“I’m hoping he doesn’t just lay-and-pray, wall-and-stall and try to hump my leg. I hope he comes to fight, but I’m ready for him to come in and try to squeak out a win… Obviously his wrestling is his go-to,” Tavares said. “He’s shown in the past fights where he came in barraging, clinching up,...

Jun 12, 2014 12:37 pm

Tavares Books Boetsch In UFC Fight Night 47 Bout

A middleweight matchup between Brad Tavares and Tim Boetsch has been confirmed for UFC Fight Night 47. UFC officials recently announced the contest. UFC Fight Night 47 takes place on August 16 at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. Both fighters are coming off defeats. Tavares back in April against Yoel Romera and Boetsch in...

Apr 19, 2014 5:38 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Romero Ragdolls Tavares, Wrestles His Way to Victory

Silver Olympic medalist Yoel Romero shined in the opening fight of ‘UFC on FOX 11’. Brad Tavares tried his hardest to stay in the fight, but he suffered a size and wrestling-skill disadvantage and was painfully reminded of it throughout the fight. Romero rag-dolled Tavares in his takedown attempts and took him down whenever he...

Jan 15, 2014 6:34 pm

Fight Night 35 Results: Tavares Upsets Larkin in a Fight that Goes the Distance

Tonight’s co-main event was another example of how UFC’s official rankings are irrelevant. Unranked Brad Tavares outworked and outclassed #13 Lorenz Larkin en route to a unanimous decision victory. Brad Tavares was able to neutralize Lorenz Larkin’s power throughout the fight by constantly pushing forward and pressing him against the fence. He also implemented leg...

Jun 4, 2013 8:33 pm

Tavares/McDaniel, Voelker/Head Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2

Two more matchups have been confirmed by the UFC’s official Twitter account as middleweights Brad Tavares (10-1) and Bubba McDaniel (21-6) fight and Bobby Voelker (24-9) takes on James Head (9-3), both at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2 on August 28th. McDaniel currently rides a seven-fight win streak with his most recent being a...

Jan 20, 2018 10:34 pm

MMA community reacts to Stipe Miocic’s historic UFC 220 win over Francis Ngannou

Stipe Miocic became the first man in history to defend the UFC heavyweight title three consecutive times on Saturday night at UFC 220 in Boston. Miocic was matched up against the feared and powerful knockout artist Francis Ngannou and was able to put the brakes on Ngannou’s quick rise and exposed some holes in his...

Dec 19, 2017 6:24 am

Yoel Romero trashes Luke Rockhold for avoiding him, eyes another middleweight rival

Top UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero is having a tough time finding an opponent. Having recently come up short against reigning champion Robert Whittaker, he was hoping his next fight would be against former champion Luke Rockhold, but unfortunately, Rockhold took a fight with David Branch – an opponent Romero considers much easier than himself....

Dec 17, 2017 7:49 am

Pros react to Josh Emmett’s shocking upset KO of Ricardo Lamas

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 26, Team Alpha Male prospect Josh Emmett stepped into the Octagon for a short notice bout with long-time featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas. Though Emmett unfortunately missed weight for this fight, he managed to make good on the opportunity in the end, knocking Lamas out with...

Dec 16, 2017 7:42 pm

Pros react to Rafael dos Anjos’ thrilling defeat of Robbie Lawler

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in snowy Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada with UFC on Fox 26. In the card’s exciting main event, former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos asserted himself as one of the welterweight division’s top contenders, defeating former titleholder Robbie Lawler with a dominant, unanimous decision win. Unsurprisingly, dos Anjos’ masterful performance...