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Las Vegas, NV
United States

Standing Stance - Right
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MMA ID
113348
Old ID
1180
Old URL
http://www.ufc.com/fighter/Brad-Tavares

HI
United States

Athlete Ranking
1546
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77.63
27.12
1.03
0.00
40.47
0.19
3.00
2.76
0.29
55.75
Strengths
Striking, toughness
Date of Birth
1987-12-21
Bio Facts
  • 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
Fightmetric ID
1546
Brad Tavares
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73.00
185.00
74.00
43.00

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

Event Results

  • Win

    Tavares vs Adesanya

    Round
    5
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Jotko vs Tavares

    Round
    3
    Time
    02:17
    Method
    KO/TKO