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Thiago Tavares and Nik Lentz are set to rematch at UFC Fight Night 60 in February, however, hours before the UFC announced the fight on Tuesday, Tavares underwent emergency knee surgery in Santa Catarina, Brazil. "Just woke up in the Baia Sul hospital after undergoing emergency surgery with Dr. Luis Fernando Funchal," Tavares posted on his Instagram on Wednesday morning. "Thanks to him, I will be 100 percent to fight on Feb. 14, representing my city and my country in the UFC." Tavares’ manager A read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Do over! Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will once again hook 'em up -- this time as featherweights -- at the UFC Fight Night 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado, on Feb. 14, 2015. UFC announced the rematch on Tuesday. The pair battled to a three-round majority draw back in 2010. Since then, Lentz (25-6-2, 1 NC) has gone 8-3 with one no contest, and recently put the screws to Manny Gamburyan after dro read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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More than five years since they battled to a draw, Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares are set to meet again inside the Octagon. The booking was announced via UFC.com on Tuesday. Pegged to appear at a UFC Fight Night event on February 14, it's likely Lentz and Tavares will land spots on the main card. The show, which will be held in Broomfield, Colorado, is expected to be headlined by welterweight contenders Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine. A lot has changed since Lentz and Tavares last met in January read news >>

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On Tuesday the UFC announced that Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will face off at UFC Fight Night 60 in a 145-pound affair. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Five years after their first fight in the UFC, Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will meet again inside the Octagon. The UFC announced on Tuesday that Lentz and Tavares, who fought to a majority draw in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 20 on Jan. 2010, are set to collide for a second time at UFC Fight Night 60 in Broomfield, Colo., on Jan. 14. After facing Tavares in 2010, Lentz (25-6-2, 1 no-contest) went 4-2 with one no-contest before dropping to 145 pounds. The longtime UFC veteran has won fo read news >>

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More than five years after they first fought, a pair of former lightweights will meet in February, 10 pounds lighter – and hopefully with a resolution this time. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Five years after they battled to a draw in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night “Maynard vs. Diaz,” Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will square off again -- this time as featherweights. read news >>

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If Max Holloway wants to try going 5-0 in 2014, Thiago Tavares is open to a featherweight clash. Tavares, who successfully cut down to 145 pounds with submission win over Robbie Peralta in August, spoke to MMAFighitng.com about his recently calling out Holloway on Twitter. "I believe it’s going to be a great fight because he’s a complete athlete and always does great fights," Tavares told MMAFighting.com. "He’s always well trained and has dominated his opponents. "I want this fight because it wo read news >>

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After a three fight skid that brought his recent UFC record to a paltry 2-7, Paulo Thiago has been given his walking papers.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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A UFC welterweight the past five years, Paulo Thiago has been cut by the world's top MMA promotion. Since Thiago had lost three in a row, the release was widely expected. MMAFighting.com confirmed the UFC's decision on Wednesday. In his first trip to the Octagon during February 2009, Thiago shocked the 170-pound class with a knockout win over Josh Koscheck. That looked to be the beginning of a great UFC career, but Thiago was never able to top that victory. While a submission win over Mike Swick read news >>

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Brazilian welterweight Paulo Thiago has been released from his Ultimate Fighting Championship contract. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A 7th defeat in 9 fights was apparently the straw that broke the camel's back, and now Paulo Thiago is no longer a UFC fighter. This is news that is perhaps unsurprising and openly welcomed. Paulo Thiago was once a darkhorse contender in the welterweight division, which was kick-started after he knocked out Josh Koscheck in 2009. But a noticeably sharp decline in performance led to a run of just 2 wins in his last 9 fights, and the Brazilian's days in the UFC are over. Globo's Ivan Raupp first b read news >>

  • a month ago
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Unfortunate, but not surprising. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has said goodbye to longtime welterweight veteran Paulo Thiago, not long after awarding the Brazilian a four-fight contract extension, according to Combate (via MMA Fighting). Unfortunately, his first contest under that new deal was a loss, which marked his third straight. And his seventh since early 2010. Thiago (15-8), who also serves as a police officer in Brazil, put the division on notice with a stunning knockout win over read news >>

  • a month ago
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Veteran welterweight Paulo Thiago has been cut from the UFC after a five-year run. MMAFighting.com has confirmed the news, which was first reported Wednesday by Brazil's Combate. Thiago (15-8) got off to a memorable start in the UFC, when he scored a first-round knockout of Josh Koscheck at UFC 95 and was awarded a KO of the Night bonus. He went on to win three of his first four UFC bouts, culminating in a D'Arce choke win over Mike Swick at UFC 109, which earned Thiago another postfight bonus. read news >>

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