UFC middleweight Brad Tavares will collide with Krzysztof Jotko at UFC on Fox 29 on April 14. Ranked at no. 15 in the division, the native Hawaiian thinks a win over Jotko can push him closer to a title shot.
Tavares, who trains in Las Vegas at Xtreme Couture, says he’s more focused than ever. The 30-year-old fighter comes into the bout riding a three-fight win streak.
Following his last victory over Thales Leites, Tavares welcomed a baby daughter to his family. He discusses how balancing fatherhood and training is working out so far.
UFC on Fox 29 will be headlined by a high-stakes lightweight tilt between Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier.
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