- 17-5-1 MMA / 7-5-1 UFC Record
- Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
- Notable Wins: Pat Audinwood, Spencer Fisher, Sam Stout
- 11-4 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
- Won 7 of Last 8 Fights
- Notable Wins: Aaron Riley, Joe Ellenberger, Anton Kuivanen
UFC Fight Night 32
November 9th, 2013
Thiago Tavares had a two-fight win streak snapped by rising prospect Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC on FX 7, suffering a brutal first round TKO stoppage defeat. He had previously earned a second round TKO win over Spencer Fisher and a decision victory over Sam Stout.
Justin Salas improved to 2-1 in the UFC with a dominant performance over Aaron Riley at UFC on FOX 8, despite one judge seeing the fight for Riley, causing the split decision verdict. He previously had a six-fight win streak snapped by Tim Means in June of last year, suffering a first round knockout defeat.