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THIAGO TAVARES RUMORS

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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via Fox Sports
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Douglas D’Silva Replaces Injured Thiago Tavares For UFC Fight Night 36 Bout With Zubair Tuhugov

An injury has forced Thiago Tavares (18-5-1) out of his bout with UFC newcomer Zubair Tuhugov (15-3), scheduled for UFC Fight Night 36 later this month. Stepping in on short notice to take the place of Tavares is another newcomer in the shape of the undefeated Douglas Silva de Andrade (22-0, 1nc), who is more commonly known as Douglas D’Silva.D’Silva goes into the bout with...
Via MMAInsider
February 08, 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 ———————————...
Via In The Neutral Zone
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares Battles UFC Newcomer Zubair Tuhugov At UFC Fight Night 36 In 145 Debut

twitter.com/TavaresMMAThiago Tavares (18-5-1, pictured left) is set to drop down to the featherweight divison for his next bout inside the octagon, according to a recent report from Combate. The Brazilian submission ace will welcome Russian debutant Zubair Tuhugov (15-3) to the UFC, with the pair set to throw down at UFC Fight Night 36.The twenty nine year old Tavares, who is a...
Via MMAInsider
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Salas vs Thiago Tavares & Johnny Eduardo vs Lucas Martins Set For UFC Fight Night 32

    The UFC have confirmed that Quinn Mulhern (18-3) is out of his November bout with Thiago Tavares (17-5-1) and that Justin Salas (11-4, pictured right) will step in to take his place at UFC Fight Night 32. Salas has compiled a 2-1 record inside the UFC since joining the promotion, scoring decision victories […]
Via MMAInsider
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares Latest UFC Fighter to Fail Drug Test

So, apparently there was a reason why Thiago Tavares (Pictured) looked a tad more chiseled in his “UFC on FX 7” fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Tavares tested positive for drostanalone and was issued a nine-month suspension retroactive to his January 19th fight date. “All 22 fighters on the UFC on FX 7 card were drug tested at the event and all fighters passed their drug...
Via 5thRound.com
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov reported for UFC return to Brazil

A lightweight bout pitting Thiago Tavares against Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to be part of the UFC’s January 19th event in Brazil. The match-up was initially reported by Brazilian website Tatame on Friday. Tavares (17-4) has won three of his past four bouts. He last competed at UFC 142 in January where he earned a unanimous decision win over Sam Stout. Tavares, a Brazilian...
Via MMA Interplay
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Dennis Hallman vs. Thiago Tavares set for UFC 150

  UFC officials have announced that a lightweight bout between Dennis Hallman and Thiago Tavares has been signed for UFC 150.   UFC 150 takes place August 11 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.   Hallman is 51-14-2 in his professional mixed martial arts career. He is 3-2 in his past five bouts and is 4-5 in the UFC thus far. In his last bout he defeated John Makdessi via...
Via BoneSnapper.com
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Tony Ferguson Now Fights Thiago Tavares at ‘UFC on FOX 3′

According to Tatame.com, an undisclosed injury has forced Dennis Hallman out of his “UFC on FOX 3” fight against Tony Ferguson (Pictured). As we all know fully well, the Octagon show waits for no man, as Thiago Tavares has agreed to serve as a substitute. Ferguson has rattled off two straight wins inside the Octagon since taking “The Ultimate Fighter 13″ tournament. He was...
Via 5thRound.com
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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