Completed MMA Bout

Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares

Preliminary Card | Middleweight · 185 lbs | MMA

Brad Tavares defeats Omari Akhmedov via 3 Round Decision

Brad Tavares
Omari "Wolverine" Akhmedov

Tavares
Decision
Round 3

18-6-0   Pro Record At Fight   21-5-1
Climbed to 19-6   Record After Fight   Fell to 21-6
-160 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +135 (Slight Underdog)
United States   Nationality   Russia
Las Vegas, Nevada   Fighting out of   Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
33 years, 6 months, 2 weeks, 5 days   Age at Fight   33 years, 8 months, 4 weeks
184.5 lbs (83.7 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs)
6'1" (185cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
74.0" (188cm)   Reach   73.0" (185cm)
Xtreme Couture   Gym   DagFighter
UFC 264
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3
  • Date: Saturday 07.10.2021 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Marc Goddard
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 2 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Akhmedov Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Tavares Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Akhmedov vs. Tavares Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 4405  
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Tavares
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Akhmedov
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Event Discussion

CheckLeftHook
CheckLeftHook

07.14.2021 | 5:19 AM ET


The only thing that impacted the result of the fight was Conor's cheating...yet again. Just like the 2nd round against Khabib, we can make an argument that had Conor not been allowed to get away with blatant cheating then he would have been finished by both Khabib and Dustin in those fights.


Also that Instagram clip has been reposted everywhere. I don't see where the shin hits the elbow at all, he hits the forearm...and I've never heard nor seen anyone break someones shin blocking with their forearm...I have heard it the other way around tho...
rappinpapsoda
rappinpapsoda

07.14.2021 | 6:59 PM ET

CheckLeftHook,

You are right that his cheating did make Dustin stand up.  That, in turn, made him fall back on his injured leg.  Even if Dustin didn't stand up, Conor was going to get taken down again in the 2nd and finished.
CheckLeftHook
CheckLeftHook

07.15.2021 | 12:22 AM ET

I just think he would have been finished there on the ground in the 1st. Conor cracked Dustin with a good upkick but Dustin dove right into his guard and dropped nasty elbows down. Only reason he couldn't get better posture and stack to land bombs is Conor holding the gloves while kicking both legs into his face. You can see Conor went ALL IN for both of those guillotine attempts, his arms would have been jell-o the rest of the fight.

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