The good phase of Gregory Robocop it returned. After a turbulent 2023 at the beginning, the Brazilian middleweight (up to 83,9kg) delivered a good performance against the veteran Brad Tavares No. UFC Las Vegas 86, which took place this Saturday (10), and knocked out his rival at the beginning of the second round. The card took place at Apex, in Las Vegas (USA). If you haven't seen it or want to watch the knockout again, just click on the player below.
After two well-balanced rounds, Gregory began the third round by putting pressure on Brad from the bell and quickly punished his rival with punches and elbows against the fence, forcing the referee to interrupt the fight to preserve the North American's health and ruling the Brazilian's second consecutive victory.
With the knockout over Tavares, Gregory resumed two consecutive victories at Utimate, got closer to the middleweight rankings again and now boasts a record of 15 triumphs and five setbacks as a professional.
On the other hand, the veteran Brad Tavares suffers his third defeat in the last four fights and confirms Gregory's statements that 'his time has passed'. The North American now has 20 triumphs and nine setbacks as a professional MMA athlete.
Watch Gregory Robocop's knockout of Brad Tavares