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Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Tavares vs Rodrigues?
Brad Tavares will face the challenge of Gregory Rodrigues during the main card of UFC 283, on Saturday 21st January 2023 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Tavares vs Rodrigues stats
Brad Tavares steps into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Gregory Rodrigues will make his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Rodrigues has a massive power advantage over Tavares, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Tavares' 26%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Rodrigues will have an advantage over Tavares, with a 23% submission rate over Tavares' 11%.
Brad Tavares is the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Rodrigues has a height advantage of 1 inch over Tavares. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Tavares is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 years and 2 months earlier than Rodrigues, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 34 more professional rounds, 64 to Rodrigues' 30.
Tavares vs Rodrigues form
Rodrigues has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Chidi Njokuani at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Julian Marquez at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Moody Center, Austin.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Armen Petrosyan at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Jun Yong Park at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Du ko Todorovi at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Tavares' last 4 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
Rodrigues' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Tavares vs Rodrigues?
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Tavares vs Rodrigues US streams
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Tavares vs Rodrigues UK streams
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UFC 283 Tickets
Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: TBA
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