Thiago de Mello Tavares (born November 8, 1984) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and politician who most recently competed in the Lightweight. An 18-fight veteran of the UFC, he has also fought in the Professional Fighters League and Cage Warriors. During his tenure with the UFC, he was awarded "Fight of the Night" honors four times.
Tavares is currently studying medicine at University Institute of Health Sciences - Héctor A. Barceló Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Movies & TV shows
The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia Finale (also known as The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale) was a mixed martial arts event held on July 8, 2016 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,...
UFC Fight Night 77: Belfort vs. Henderson 3
Vitor Belfort vs Dan Henderson "Hendo" Glover Teixeira "Hands of Stone" vs Patrick Cummins "Durkin"
UFC Fight Night 68: Boetsch vs. Henderson
UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs. Henderson (also known as UFC Fight Night 68) was a mixed martial arts event held on June 6, 2015 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.
UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. St. Preux
UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux (also known as UFC Fight Night 47) was a mixed martial arts event held on August 16, 2014 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.
UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson
UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson (also known as UFC Fight Night 32) was a mixed martial arts event to be held on November 9, 2013 at the Goiânia Arena in Goiânia, Brazil.
UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping
UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping is an mixed martial arts event to be held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on January 19, 2013 at Ibirapuera Arena in São Paulo, Brazil.
UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes
UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes (also billed as "UFC: Rio 2") takes place Jan. 14 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. In addition to the PPV lineup, prelims air live on FX. Headlining the card is UFC featherwe...
UFC 151: Jones vs. Henderson
UFC 151: Jones vs. Henderson was a planned mixed martial arts event that was to be held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on September 1, 2012 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevad...
UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami
UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on August 27, 2011 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event was the second that the UFC...
UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann
When both the winner and loser wind up at the hospital after their main event, it's pretty hard to argue against Fight of the Night. Diego Sanchez and Martin Kampmann slug it out at the UFC's debut in...
UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop
UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on September 25, 2010 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The event was th...
UFC Fight Night 20: Maynard vs. Diaz
Set to headline the event is former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) contestant Gray Maynard (8-0) attempting to avenge the loss that sent him packing on season five of the cable TV reality show when he faces f...
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2 was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on January 31, 2009. The main event featured the rematch of the UFC Welterweight Champion G...
UFC 85: Bedlam
UFC 85: Bedlam was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), on June 7, 2008 at The O2 arena in London, England. Former two-time UFC® welterweight champion MATT HUGH...
UFC 88: Breakthrough
UFC 88: Breakthrough was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on September 6, 2008 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was headlined by a light h...
UFC Fight Night 12: Swick vs. Burkman
Features Mike Swick's welterweight debut; he had previously fought at middleweight.
UFC Fight Night 9: Stevenson vs. Guillard
This card had lots of "last minute" replacements, but still featured quality fights from Kenny Florian, Joe Stevenson, & Melvin Guillard.
UFC 76: Knockout
UFC 76: Knockout was a mixed martial arts (MMA) event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The event took place on September 22, 2007 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Though th...
UFC Fight Night 10: Stout vs. Fisher
The main event was a rematch from a UFC 58 fight in which Fisher was a late replacement for Stouts opponent, and he had to cut a lot of water weight just to fight. Stout won their first fight by split...
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