Feb 10 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
20-8-0
KO 3
KO 3
14-5-0

The tape

36
Age
32
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

UDKOUDSDUD
Form
KOKOKOKOSD
20
Wins
14
5
By KO
9
25
KO%
64
2
By SUB
3
10
SUB%
21
8
Loses
5
4
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2014
28
Bouts
19
68
Rounds
32
5 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 0 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Brad Tavares vs Gregory Rodrigues report

Who won Tavares vs Rodrigues?

Gregory Rodrigues beat Brad Tavares by during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer, on Saturday 10th February 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gregory Rodrigues.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Tavares vs Rodrigues stats

Brad Tavares stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Gregory Rodrigues made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggested Rodrigues had a massive power advantage over Tavares, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Tavares' 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rodrigues had an advantage over Tavares, with a 21% submission rate over Tavares' 10%.

Brad Tavares was the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.

Rodrigues had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tavares. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Tavares was 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 had fought 36 more professional rounds, 71 to Rodrigues' 35.

Tavares vs Rodrigues form

Brad Tavares had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Chris Weidman at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night – Pavlovich vs. Blaydes on 22nd April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Omari Akhmedov at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale on 6th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.

Gregory Rodrigues had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Denis Tiuliulin at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at TD Garden, Boston, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Brunno Ferreira at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before that, he had won against Julian Marquez at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Moody Center, Austin.

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.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gregory Rodrigues had been fighting more than Brad Tavares.

Going to this contest, Brad Tavares had last fought 6 months and 1 day ago, while Gregory Rodrigues' last outing had been 6 months and 1 day ago.

Tavares' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Rodrigues' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Tavares vs Rodrigues?

Brad Tavares was a 2/1 (+200) underdog going into the contest, while Gregory Rodrigues made his way into the ring at 2/5 (-250) with oddsmakers.

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