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Decade-Long UFC Veteran Thiago Tavares Exits Promotion

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After spending the past decade under the UFC banner, Thiago Tavares has inked a multi-fight deal with Brazilian promotion Aspera FC.

Tavares first fought for the UFC in April of 2007, amassing a 10-7-1 record in the Octagon and earning seven post-fight honors. He leaves the UFC following a knockout loss to Doo Ho Choi last summer.

A native of Brazil, Tavares will make his debut with his new promotion on Feb. 18. He faces featherweight Mauricio Machado (17-10) at Aspera FC 49 in Balnearo Camburiu, Brazil.

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Source:: mmaweekly