Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-04-22, pretty good mma bout: Brad Tavares vs Bruno Silva gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Silva vs Tavares is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 22nd, at the UFC Apex in Las vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes – UFC Vegas 71 (also known as UFC Fight Night 222 or UFC on ESPN+ 80). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Brad Tavares record
Brad Tavares entered this fight with a pro mma record of 19-7-0 (37% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.25 middleweight in the world.
In his last three fights he has defeated Antonio Carlos Junior and Omari Akhmedov but then he has lost to Dricus du Plessis.
Tavares’ next fight: Brad Tavares vs Chris Weidman
Bruno Silva record
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and former M-1 Global Mw champ Bruno Silva, has a record of 22-8-0 (86% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.50 in the middleweight division.
He beat Jordan Wright in 2021 but then he has lost to Alex Pereira (Alex Pereira vs Bruno Silva) and to Gerald Meerschaert (Gerald Meerschaert vs Bruno Silva).
Silva’ next fight: Brendan Allen vs Bruno Silva
Here is the UFC Vegas 71 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes
Brad Tavares vs Bruno Silva
Bobby Green vs Jared Gordon
Iasmin Lucindo vs Brogan Walker
Jeremiah Wells vs Matthew Semelsberger
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Christos Giagos vs Ricky Glenn
Montel Jackson vs Rani Yahya
Norma Dumont vs Karol Rosa
Mohammed Usman vs Junior Tafa
William Gomis vs Francis Marshall
Batgerel Danaa vs Brady Hiestand
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Brad Tavares vs Bruno Silva as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official video – Portuguese
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Tavares vs Silva fight?
Bruno Silva defeated Brad Tavares via KO at 3:35, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 71 post-fight octagon interview of Brad Tavares and Bruno Silva.