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Clay Guida vs. Thiago Tavares added to Nov. 7 UFC Fight Night in Brazil

Clay Guida will travel to Thiago Tavares' home territory Nov. 7 for a featherweight contest. The UFC announced the match up Friday on its website. As the report points out, the fight will be the well-traveled Guida's first contest in Brazil. "The Carpenter" heads into the fight with the Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt with momentum after having won his previous fight, in April, over...
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UFC Fight Night 68 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans the recipients of the evenings $50,000 fighter bonus awards were announced. Earning ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors was in fact the only scrap on the main card to go beyond the first round between Brian Ortega and Thiago Tavares. It was an entertaining and competitive battle that had a bit of everything thrown in with...
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Ortega TKO's Thiago Tavares in crowd pleasing battle

Undefeated prospect Brian Ortega lived up to the hype with a third round victory over veteran fighter Thiago Tavares in a back-and-forth crowd pleaser from New Orleans. Ortega had a lot of hype surrounding his UFC debut last year, and while he was impressive in victory, a post-fight drug test failure marred the fight and put him on the shelf for nine months. The 24-year-old Californian...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Ortega TKO’s Thiago Tavares In Entertaining Battle At UFC Fight Night 68

This was a entertaining fight that almost went the full three rounds, before Brian Ortega managed to get the better of Thiago Tavares on the feet, dropping him with a series of punches in the final minute before finishing by TKO with ground and pound on the mat. Round One: Tavares immediately takes the center of the cage and lands a good punch right off the bat. Head kick attempt...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares makes short work of Robbie Peralta in featherweight debut

Following a 14 fight UFC career in the lightweight division, Thiago Tavares officially made the move down to 145 pounds and it seems like the experiment was a rousing success. Tavares was originally scheduled to debut at featherweight as early as February 2014, but injuries prevented him from making an appearance. It was worth the wait as Tavares wasted no time dispatching of veteran...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC's Thiago Tavares is running for office in Brazil -- in the Communist Party

Joseph McCarthy probably wouldn't have been a big fan of the UFC. And he definitely wouldn’t have liked Thiago Tavares very much. It's a good thing the Cold War is over. Tavares, the UFC featherweight, is running for political office in his native country, in the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB), reports MMA Fighting. Tavares, who meets Robbie Peralta at UFC Fight Night on FOX...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares moves to featherweight for UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor

(Photo/Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC) The UFC is coming to Bangor, Maine in a few months and the promotion’s matchmaker Joe Silva continues to add fights to the debut Maine card. The UFC announced on Saturday, Thiago Tavares (18-5-1 MMA, 7-6-1 UFC) will face Robbie Peralta (18-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC) in a featherweight bout on the growing card. Tavares, who normally fights at lightweight, will...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Fights Added to ‘UFC Fight Night Berlin’

On Thursday, the UFC announced three scraps to their UFC Fight Night Berlin roster. Featherweight affairs with Tom Niinimaki vs. Thiago Tavares and Maximo Blanco vs. Andy Ogle, as well as a heavyweight tango between Ruslan Magomedov and Viktor Pesta were added to the May 31 event. O2 World in Berlin, Germany hosts the festivities. The planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion...
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares Out; Zubair Tuhugov vs Douglas Silva de Andrade Scheduled for UFN 36

Zubair Tuhugov 15-3 MMA / UFC Debut 6 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Vaso Bakocevic Douglas Silva de Andrade 22-0 MMA / UFC Debut 22 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Deivison Francisco Ribeiro, Fabiano Nogueira ————————————— UFC Fight Night 36 February 15th, 2014 Jaragua do Sol, Santa Cantarina, Brazil Arena Jaragua ———————————...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares vs Zubair Tuhugov Targeted for UFC Fight Night 36

Thiago Tavares 18-5-1 MMA / 8-5-1 UFC Record Won 3 of Last 4 Fights Notable Wins: Justin Salas, Spencer Fisher, Sam Stout Zubair Tuhugov 15-3 MMA / UFC Debut 6 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Vaso Bakocevic —————————————————— UFC Fight Night 36 February 15th, 2014 Jaragua do Sol, Santa Cantarina, Brazil Arena Jaragua ———————...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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