Brad Tavares entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (41% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 middleweight in the world. He lost to Robert Whittaker in 2015 (Tavares vs Whittaker) but then he has won four consecutive bouts beating Thales Leites and Krzysztof Jotko in his last two (Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko).
His opponent, the undefeated former Glory kickboxing fighter Israel Adesanya, has a perfect record of 13-0-0 (92% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.46 in the same weight class. He has already fought twice in 2018 winning over Rob Wilkinson and Martin Vettori (Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori). Tavares vs Adesanya is the main event of UFC Tuf 27 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC The Ultimate Fighter 27: Undefeated Finale
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Tavares’ previous fight: Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko
Adesanya’s previous fight: Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori
Adesanya’s next fight: Derek Brunson vs Israel Adesanya
Tavares vs Adesanya fight video:
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