Brad Tavares

Brad Tavares

First Name: Brad Last Name: Tavares
Nickname:
Date of Birth: Dec 21, 1987 Age: 36
Weight: 84.0 Height: 186.0
Reach: 188.0
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Hometown: Kailua, Hawaii, United States
Fighting Styles: Muay Thai, Wrestling
Affiliations: Team Tompkins
Fight Stats
Record 20 - 9 Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 29 fights Professional Fights 29 fights
Amateur Fights 0 fights Years Fighting 16 years
Days Last Fought 21 days Rounds Fought 71 rounds
Finish Wins 7 finishes Finish Losses 5 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 35 % Finish Loss Percentage 55 %
Knockout Wins 1 KOs Knockout Losses 2 KO losses
TKO Wins 4 TKOs TKO Losses 3 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 25 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 55 %
Submission Wins 2 subs Submission Losses 0 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 10 % Submission Loss Percentage 0 %
Decision Wins 13 decision wins Decision Losses 4 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 65 % Decision Loss Percentage 44 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 10 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 4 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 3 SD wins Split Decision Losses 0 SD losses

Professional Fights

Brad Tavares
Loss

Brad Tavares

(20 - 8)

UFC Fight Night 236

February 10, 2024 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 0:55

Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(19 - 8)

UFC 292

August 19, 2023 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Chris Weidman
Loss

Chris Weidman

(15 - 6)
Brad Tavares
Loss

Brad Tavares

(19 - 7)

UFC Fight Night 222

April 22, 2023 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

TKO (Knee and Punch) Round: 1 Time: 3:35

Bruno Silva
Win

Bruno Silva

(22 - 8)
Brad Tavares
Loss

Brad Tavares

(19 - 6)

UFC 276

July 02, 2022 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(18 - 6)

UFC 264

July 10, 2021 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Omari Akhmedov
Loss

Omari Akhmedov

(22 - 5 - 1)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(17 - 6)

UFC 257

January 23, 2021 Saturday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Antonio Carlos Jr.
Loss

Antonio Carlos Jr.

(10 - 4, 1 NC)
Brad Tavares
Loss

Brad Tavares

(17 - 5)

UFC 244

November 02, 2019 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, United States

KO (Head Kick) Round: 1 Time: 2:27

Brad Tavares
Loss

Brad Tavares

(17 - 4)

TUF 27 Finale

July 06, 2018 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(16 - 4)

UFC on Fox 29

April 14, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 2:16

Krzysztof Jotko
Loss

Krzysztof Jotko

(18 - 5)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(15 - 4)

UFC 216

October 07, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Thales Leites
Loss

Thales Leites

(27 - 7)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(14 - 4)

TUF 25 Finale

July 07, 2017 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Elias Theodorou
Loss

Elias Theodorou

(13 - 1)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(13 - 4)

UFC 203

September 10, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Caio Magalhaes
Loss

Caio Magalhaes

(9 - 2)
Brad Tavares
Loss

Brad Tavares

(13 - 3)

UFC Fight Night 65

May 10, 2015 Sunday
11 PM ET / 8 PM PT

Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 0:44

Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(12 - 3)

UFC 182

January 03, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Nate Marquardt
Loss

Nate Marquardt

(33 - 13 - 2)
Brad Tavares
Loss

Brad Tavares

(12 - 2)

UFC Fight Night 47

August 16, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, Maine, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 3:18

Tim Boetsch
Win

Tim Boetsch

(17 - 7)
Brad Tavares
Loss

Brad Tavares

(12 - 1)

UFC on Fox 11

April 19, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Amway Center, Orlando, Florida, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Yoel Romero
Win

Yoel Romero

(7 - 1)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(11 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 35

January 15, 2014 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Lorenz Larkin
Loss

Lorenz Larkin

(15 - 1, 1 NC)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(10 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 27

August 28, 2013 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Robert McDaniel
Loss

Robert McDaniel

(23 - 8)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(9 - 1)

UFC on Fuel TV 8

March 03, 2013 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Riki Fukuda
Loss

Riki Fukuda

(19 - 6)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(8 - 1)

UFC on Fuel TV 5

September 29, 2012 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, England

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Tom Watson
Loss

Tom Watson

(15 - 4)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(7 - 1)

UFC on Fuel TV 3

May 15, 2012 Tuesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Dongi Yang
Loss

Dongi Yang

(10 - 2)
Brad Tavares
Loss

Brad Tavares

(7 - 0)

UFC 132

July 02, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Aaron Simpson
Win

Aaron Simpson

(9 - 2)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(6 - 0)

UFC 125

January 01, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

KO (Knees and Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:20

Phil Baroni
Loss

Phil Baroni

(13 - 12)

The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale

June 19, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Seth Baczynski
Loss

Seth Baczynski

(11 - 5)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(4 - 0)

X-1

March 07, 2009 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Palolo Hongwanji Temple, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: TBD

Jonathan Joao
Loss

Jonathan Joao

(1 - 1)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(3 - 0)

X-1

September 27, 2008 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Palolo Hongwanji Temple, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 2:28

Joshua Ferreira
Loss

Joshua Ferreira

(0 - 3)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(2 - 0)

Hard Times

August 02, 2008 Saturday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Neil S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:52

Devin Kauwe
Loss

Devin Kauwe

(DEBUT)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(1 - 0)

NVP - Niko Vitale Promotions

April 18, 2008 Friday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Honolulu, Hawaii

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: TBD

John Ferrel
Loss

John Ferrel

(0 - 2)
Brad Tavares
Win

Brad Tavares

(DEBUT)

MMAC - Conflict: The Beginning

June 29, 2007 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Farrington High School Gymnasium, Waipahu, Hawaii, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 0:40

Thomas Sedano
Loss

Thomas Sedano

(DEBUT)