Archive: thiago tavares

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...

Aug 20, 2014 9:38 am

Thiago Tavares hides Surgery from UFC and Managers Prior to Last Fight

When Thiago Tavares got the rear naked choke on Robbie Peralta at UFC Fight Night 47 this past weekend, you would never guess that he was still nursing an injury. Apparently, neither did the UFC or his manager. Tavares recently revealed that on June 16th, he underwent surgery for a torn meniscus, and in light...

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...

Dec 10, 2013 7:21 am

Ivan Jorge vs. Rodrigo Damm Added To UFC Fight Night 36

A lightweight matchup between two talented grapplers has been added to UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil. Ivan Jorge looks to put his seven fight win streak on the line when he faces Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion and Ultimate Fighter: Brazil alum Rodrigo Damm (pictured). Jorge will be making his second appearance inside the UFC...


Dec 4, 2013 4:57 pm

UFC Signs Three New Fighters To Its Roster

The UFC is continuing its march towards global domination, as three new prospects have been signed to the roster. Now, I’ll be first to admit that whenever we have a list of newly signed UFC fighters, it can sometimes read more like a “who’s that” list, rather than a “who’s who” list. But this time...

Nov 12, 2013 10:02 am

Thiago Tavares Plans a Drop to 145 Following Recent Win

After securing an impressive rear-naked choke in the very first frame of the fight over Justin Salas (after an accidental cut caused during his warmup almost halted the scheduled bout), it looks as though Thiago Tavares will look to make a new home at 145 lbs. Tavares has always shown amazing potential in the UFC’s...

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....

Jan 19, 2013 2:19 pm

UFC on FX 7: Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort Main Card Predictions

  The UFC is back in Brazil tonight with an 11 card event featuring a middleweight match-up of Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort as the main event. One fight will stream live on Facebook, Fuel TV will broadcast six preliminary bouts and FX will host the main portion of the card. To be honest while...

Jan 18, 2013 9:55 am

UFC on FX 7 Main Card Predictions by Chris Taylor | UFC News

Event: UFC on FX 7 – Belfort vs. Bisping Date: January 19, 2013 Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Venue: Ibirapuera Gymnasium Broadcast: FX, FUEL TV, Facebook My predictions for the four main card fights are as follows: Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort The main event of the evening should result in an incredible fight. That said,...

Oct 5, 2012 10:02 am

Dennis Hallman Released From UFC Following Yesterday’s Missed Weight | MMA News

  After missing weight for the UFC on FX: Browne vs. Silva event, UFC veteran Dennis Hallman was released from his contract. Also, his opponent, Thiago Tavares was removed from the card with no opponent. Hallman has fought in several different weight classes but as of his last bout and his expected bout with Tavares,...