Injury-prone lightweight Thiago Tavares will no longer compete on the UFC 114 under card. He was to meet Melvin Guillard in a 155 lbs. match but has suffered another injury to his elbow.
Tavares has had little success in the Octagon as of late with only winning one out of his past four bouts and coming to a draw with Nik Lentz in his most recent outing.
No replacement for Guillard has been announced at this time.
|Thiago Tavares (18-3-1)|
|Prev. 4 fight outcomes:
Draw (submission) – Nik Lentz
Win (submission) – Manvel Gamburyan
Loss (decision) – Kurt Pellegrino
Loss (KO) – Matt Wiman
|Strengths: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu|
|Years pro: 7|
|Notable fact: Won first 12 pro fights|