#TUFFINALE: Doo Ho Choi Lands Crazy Knockout Punch On Thiago Tavares In First Round

When you look at Doo Ho Choi you don't picture him as being a knockout beast--but that is exactly what he is. Heading into Friday night's fight on the TUF 23 Finale main card, the 145-pound fighter had a record of 14-1 with 11 knockouts.It didn't take long for him to record knockout No. 12--and it as awesome! WOW. Another 1st round KO for Doo Ho Choi! Right straights do not get...
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July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Thiago Tavares chokes the shorts off Clay Guida in 39-second submission

UFC featherweight Clay Guida started his fight against Thiago Tavares in typical Clay Guida fashion -- with an explosion of energy. The nine-year UFC veteran, Guida, shot for a takedown after landing a few good jabs, but Tavares was ready. The Brazilian caught Guida's neck as both fighters went to the ground and locked in a deep guillotine. "The Carpenter", realizing how much trouble...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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

UFC Fight Night 47 & WWE Summerslam Kountermove Recap

Fight Night 47 Thiago Tavares’ manhandling and first round RNC of Robbie Peralta scored you an impressive 120 points.   Top Scoring Team Thiago Tavares ($4600, 120 points) Alan Jouban ($4900, 115.5 points) Ross Pearson ($4800, 91 points) Tim Boetsch ($4600, 90 points) Ryan Bader ($5100, 83 points) Cost:  $24,000    Score: 499.5   Diamond in the Rough – Thiago Tavares...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Boetsch, Alan Jouban, Seth Baczynski and Thiago Tavares Win Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 47

After a night of freebie MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Tim Boetsch (pictured), Alan Jouban, Seth Baczynski, Thiago Tavares each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux.” UFC Fight Night 47 took place inside Cross Insurance Center in Maine. Fight of the Night: Alan Jouban vs. Seth Baczynski ($50...
August 17, 2014  |  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

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

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