144 Search Results for brad tavares

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...

Nov 12, 2017 5:58 am

MMA community reacts to Matt Brown’s savage KO of Diego Sanchez

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s action packed stop in Norfolk, Virginia, long-time UFC welterweight star Matt Brown stepped into the cage for what was expected to be the final fight of his career. His opponent in this potential swan song was Diego Sanchez, a veteran fighter of a similar vintage....

Nov 1, 2017 10:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Colby Covington shoots up welterweight ranks

UFC Fight Night 119 took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend. Colby Covington made a lot of noise there in Brazil after beating the most recent UFC welterweight title challenger, Demian Maia. Covington lashed out at the fans in Brazil and made some people upset, despite later explaining he is just having fun...

Oct 21, 2017 3:04 pm

Pros react to Darren Till’s first-round finish of Donald Cerrone

UFC welterweight Darren Till (16-0-1 MMA) was able to keep his perfect record intact at today’s UFC Fight Night 118 event in Gdansk, Poland. The Liverpool native, Till, picked up arguably the biggest victory of his mixed martial arts career by defeating MMA veteran Donald Cerrone via first-round TKO in the fight cards main event....

Oct 11, 2017 7:29 am

UFC Rankings update: Tony Ferguson rockets onto the pound-for-pound list

Now that the action-packed UFC 216 is in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. As expected, main event interim lightweight title winner Tony Ferguson has entered the UFC pound-for-pound list, and has also usurped the number-one spot at lightweight. The UFC flyweight rankings also experienced a major shakeup thanks to long-time contender...

Oct 8, 2017 6:53 pm

UFC 216 Reebok Athlete Outffiting Pay: Demetrious Johnson leads the way!

The UFC 216 Reebok Athlete Outfitting payouts are in! Main event fighters Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee each took home $30,000 from Reebok last night. “El Cucuy” defeated “The MoTown Phenom” via third-round submission to claim the UFC’s interim lightweight championship. The highest Reebok paycheck went to UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson who took home...

Oct 8, 2017 3:58 pm

UFC 216 Salaries: Tony Ferguson earns top payout

The UFC 216 fighter salaries are in and newly crowned interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson earned the events top payout. Ferguson, who submitted Kevin Lee in the third-round of the UFC 216 main event, earned a total of $500,000 for his title earning victory. Meanwhile, Ferguson’s UFC 216 opponent Kevin Lee took home $250,000 for...