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  • a year ago
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UFC President Dana White recently observed there are far more millionaires in his promotion's ranks than there were a few years ago. But motivating them to fight, he said (and in particular to fight while they're hurt), is harder than ever. UFC welterweight Brad Tavares is a steady presence on preliminary cards, and thus it's safe to say he doesn't have a million bucks in the bank. But he worries about losing the money he does make in the event the UFC releases him. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Brad Pickett lead the way for the UFC on Fuel TV 5 fighter bonus winners with the Knockout of the Night. read news >>

  • a year ago
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NOTTINGHAM, England - Hawaiian Brad Tavares continued his gritty ascension of the UFC's 185-pound division with a hard-fought three-round win over British fighter Tom Watson. Tavares used an impressive jab and a nice mix of wrestling attacks to grind out a 15-minute victory over a very game opponent. The middleweight bout was part of the preliminary card of Saturday's UFC on FUEL TV 5 event at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. The fight streamed on Facebook prior to a main card read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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FAIRFAX, Va. - It wasn't necessarily pretty, but Brad Tavares earned a hard-fought decision win over Dongi Yang. The pair engaged in a 15-minute standup affair at Tuesday's UFC on FUEL TV 3 event at Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. And while eyepokes and cupshots were on full display throughout, it was Tavares' stamina that earned him the nod. The bout served as the featured matchup of a six-bout Facebook-streamed preliminary card and preceded the evening's FUEL TV-broadcast main card. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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It's not as if Brad Tavares doesn't know what to do inside the cage. He knows all the building blocks of MMA, what to do in this or that position, and how to win. What he didn't know, he found out, was how he could lose. Sure, he knew the obvious ways: getting knocked out, submitted or smothered. That's what he thought Aaron Simpson would do when they met at UFC 132. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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An undisclosed injury has forced "The Ultimate Fighter 14" cast member Akira Corassani out of a featherweight bout with Jason Young at April's UFC on FUEL TV 2 event. UFC officials today announced the change and removed the bout from the show's online fight card. A replacement is being sought. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC's first trip to Maine in August will feature local fighter Tim Boetsch, who meets Brad Tavares. Tim Boetsch is getting the chance to fight in his home state. The UFC will be headed to Bangor, Maine on August 16th for a Fight Night and they've announced the first two fights for the card, one of which will feature The Barbarian. He'll be taking on another ranked opponent in need of a win. Here's the info from the Bangor Daily News: Boetsch, the Lincolnville native ranked 13th in the Ultima read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Brad Tavares appears to be the less-buzzy fighter going into his latest fight. That’s despite being favored and more accomplished. But so goes the Brad Tavares story. After his fifth win in a row, Tavares made it known he felt ready for the next rung up the ladder. It didn’t happen, at least not in the manner he had envisioned. Instead, he drew Yoel Romero, the Olympic wrestling silver medalist and MMA newcomer who is, quite possibly, the perfect opposite of what Tavares was seeking. Romero is t read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced today that all fighters tested on the UFC on Fuel TV 10 fight card returned clean drug tests following the June 8 event. read news >>

  • a year ago
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FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was a no-show at Saturday's UFC on FUEL TV 10 post-fight press conference, but the veteran heavyweight avoided any serious injuries. read news >>

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