Las Vegas, NV
- Team Liddell member on TUF11
- Five wins by TKO, two by submission (2 RNC)
- Star linebacker in high school
- Has won five of his last seven
- Pro since 2007
- Five first round finishes
TRAINING: One training session in the am, then rest, then another in the evening. Take Sunday off.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2007 because fighting is fun.
Do you have any heroes? My Mom and King Leonidas from Sparta
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. It's a dream come true.
What was your job before you started fighting? Ramp agent
Tavares vs ShahbazyanRound1Time2:27MethodKO/TKO
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