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Brad Tavares
#14 Middleweight Division • 17-7-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 5
    Wins by Knockout
  • 2
    Wins by Submission
  • 10
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 40% 40%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
699
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1727
Grappling accuracy 27% 27%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
16
Takedowns Attempted
59
3.00
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.76
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.03
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
56
%
Sig. Str. Defense
78
%
Takedown Defense
0.19
Knockdown Ratio
12:57
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
554 (79%)
Clinch
109 (16%)
Ground
36 (5%)

Sig. Str. by target

60% 417 Head 17% 119 Body 23% 163 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
5 (29%)
DEC
10 (59%)
SUB
2 (12%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Tavares vs Adesanya

    Round
    5
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Jotko vs Tavares

    Round
    3
    Time
    02:17
    Method
    KO/TKO

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
United States
Trains at
Xtreme Couture - Las Vegas, NV
Fighting style
MMA
Age
33
Height
73.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 19, 2010
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
43.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2007 because fighting is fun.

Do you have any heroes? My Mom and King Leonidas from Sparta.

What was your job before you started fighting? Ramp agent

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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07:  (L-R) Brad Tavares kicks Elias Theodorou of Canada in their middleweight bout during The Ultimate Fighter Finale at T-Mobile Arena on July 7, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Imag