|Summary:||Finishing ability, Muay Thai|
|From:||Santo Andre, Sao Paulo Brazil|
|Fights Out Of:||Santo Andre, Sao Paulo Brazil|
|Height:||5' 10" ( 177 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 kg )|
Mar 23, 2014
Mar 22, 2014
UFC Fight Night at Arena Goiania on November 9, 2013 in Goiania, Brazil. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Nov 09, 2013
Thiago Tavares celebrates after his first-round submission while Omari Akhmedov and Sam Sicilia react to first-round T/KO wins on the action-packed UFC Fight Night undercard.Nov 09, 2013
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: leave home at 6:30am, get train and bus for 2 hours and start the conditioning training. Rest 30min and start BJJ training. Eat lunch, rest and train boxing in the evening.
Tuesday and Thursday: same time during the morning I but train Muay Thai, rest 30 min and train wrestling. Lunch, treat and BJJ No Gi at evening.
Sunday: Jogging and day off
When and why did you start training for fighting? I was already training and competing, but when I was fired from my job I decided that this was what I wanted for my life.
What ranks and titles have you held? None
Do you have any heroes? Jesus, for blessing me with the life I have.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream that I will fulfill.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Finished High School
What was your job before you started fighting? I operated a pressing machine.
Favorite grappling technique: Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite striking technique: Muay Thai
• Pro since 2009
• Seven wins by KO, one by submission
• Has fought at light heavyweight and middleweight