Revgear’s Eli Tamez Makes His Pro Debut

February 9, 2011
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Eli Tamez (middle) with UFC’s Joe Stevenson and his coach Sayif Saud

Eli Tamez is from Mesquite, Texas. He has been training in Muay Thai, kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for three years. He trains at Octagon MMA in Dallas, TX, under Bruno Bastos (who is one of the top BJJ Black Belts in the world), MMA coach Sayif Saud and Jamill Kelly (Eli’s wrestling coach and silver Olympic medalist).

Eli fights at 135 lb and his amateur record is 6-0 – he won his first fight by TKO and last 5 by submission.

On January 29th Eli debuted as a Pro at Texas promotion Xtreme Knockout 9. He defeated Kashiff Solarin by decision and started his Pro career with a victory.


Eli Tamez is training for his fight

Founded in 1996 by Paul Reavlin, Revgear has proudly earned the distinguished acclaim ‘Pro Gear for Pro Fighters’ and continues to be the leading innovator and manufacturer of Martial Arts equipment including training gear, fight gear and fight apparel. The Revgear winning formula of supreme construction and cutting edge technology allows them to succeed in their strives to meet the training needs of athletes and competitors all over the world with durable equipment that can withstand the most demanding bouts. Revgear’s innovation creates products that are devoted to specifically meeting and exceeding the needs of those training in Martial Arts, MMA, Boxing, Self-Defense or Fitness Training.