339 Search Results for thiago alves

Aug 3, 2017 11:58 am

Mike Perry on Thiago Alves: “I hope he does miss weight!”

On September 16, when the UFC touches down in Pittsburgh, PA, ever entertaining welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry will step onto the canvas with former welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves. Alves, of course, has long stood out as one of the welterweight division’s most exciting – and dangerous  – fighters. The one knock against the Brazilian star, however,...

Aug 3, 2017 10:47 am

Mike Perry wants to be the first fighter to really “run through” Thiago Alves

On September 16, when the UFC touches down in Pittsburgh, PA, rising welterweight slugger “Platinum” Mike Perry will look to take another big step up the ranks with a win over former title challenger Thiago Alves. Perry discussed the matchup on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, telling host Kinch that he grew up...

May 17, 2017 11:07 am

Thiago Alves responds to “Platinum” Mike Perry’s callout

Last month, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Nashville, Tennessee, hard-hitting welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry authored one of the most violent knockouts in recent memory, flatlining Jake Ellenberger with a slicing, second round elbow. In the wake of this career changing win, Perry used his elevated station to call out several...

Apr 8, 2017 7:59 pm

UFC 210 Results: Thiago Alves defeats Patrick Cote (Highlights)

UFC 210 Results: Thiago Alves defeats Patrick Cote A welterweight scrap between veterans Thiago Alves and Patrick Cote took place on tonight’s UFC 210 main card in Buffalo, New York. Round one begins and Cote lands a low kick to start but Alves counters with a right hand. Both men fire off leg kicks. Cote...

Nov 23, 2016 10:32 am

Yoel Romero and Thiago Alves join Kelvin Gastelum with suspensions from UFC 205

New York is proving to be a strict state when it comes to their athletic commission. On Wednesday, MMA Fighting reported per New York State Department spokesperson Laz Benitez that Yoel Romero has been suspended for 60 days for exiting the Octagon after beating former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in their UFC 205 contest....

Nov 12, 2016 4:56 pm

UFC 205 Results: Jim Miller defeats Thiago Alves

A catchweight scrap between Jim Miller (28-8) and Thiago Alves (21-11) served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Pass prelims in New York. Round one begins and Miller presses forward and lands a jab. He follows that up with a leg kick. Jim pressing the action here and lands a jab upstairs and...

Nov 11, 2016 6:51 am

Thiago Alves Misses Weight for Planned Lightweight Debut

Former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves has spent the last few years realizing hot-and-cold success at welterweight. After a savage, 2015 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, the dangerous Brazilian striker opted to head south in search of greener pastures at lightweight. Originally, Alves’ planned lightweight debut was expected to pit him against New York’s Al...

Sep 19, 2016 3:30 pm

Thiago Alves is back on UFC 205

Thiago Alves is back on UFC 205 according to ‘The Pitbull’ himself. Alves tweeted that he had a replacement following Al Iaquinta pulling out after a contract dispute, and sources are saying it’s none other than Jim Miller. MMA insider Dizz followed up on Alves’ tweet on Monday with news of Miller stepping in to face...

Sep 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Thiago Alves vs. Al Iaquinta scratched from UFC 205

While UFC 205 is still quite a ways away, the event has already experienced two fallouts in regards to scheduled matchups. The first was Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone, which was the first fight announced for the event. Almost immediately after the bout was announced, former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler pulled out of the fight,...

Sep 6, 2016 7:54 pm

Thiago Alves vs Al Iaquinta scheduled for UFC 205 in NYC

Al Iaquinta is the second high-profile New Yorker to finally get a fight in his hometown. Amid rumors of fellow Long Islander Chris Weidman taking on Yoel Romero at UFC 205 in Madison Square Garden, MMA Fighting reported on late Tuesday that Iaquinta is now set to fight on the card as well, against former...

May 3, 2016 2:30 pm

VIDEO | Thiago Alves is looking to drop down to lightweight

At one point in time, Thiago Alves was regarded as one of the top welterweights in the UFC. With explosive knockout power to go along with elite level Muay Thai technique, Alves went on a 7-fight win streak that saw him finish 5 of those opponents. The win streak earned Alves a crack at Georges...

May 3, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Thiago Alves looking to drop down to lightweight

At one point in time, Thiago Alves was regarded as one of the top welterweights in the UFC. With explosive knockout power to go along with elite level Muay Thai technique, Alves went on a 7-fight win streak that saw him finish 5 of those opponents. The win streak earned Alves a crack at Georges...

Nov 14, 2015 6:46 am

Jorge Masvidal in against Benson Henderson for Thiago Alves

Early Saturday morning news broke that Thiago Alves had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Seoul’ main event bout with Benson Henderson as a result of a broken rib. The UFC and Henderson were both searching for an opponent to step in on short notice and fight on November 28th, and they have...

Sep 12, 2015 2:51 pm

Benson Henderson Talks ‘Predictable’ Thiago Alves

The UFC’s Benson Henderson is scheduled to make his second appearance at welterweight when he takes on Thiago Alves in South Korea, at UFC Fight Night 79. Henderson last fought in Feb. when he made his first trip up to 170 on short notice and beat Brandon Thatch. The fight’s not until Nov., but Henderson...

Aug 31, 2015 5:57 pm

Thiago Alves: Fight with Nate Diaz almost happened

Thiago Alves is looking forward to headlining his second event in a row, this time against fellow welterweight Benson Henderson at “UFC Fight Night 79”. The card takes place on November 28, 2015 in South Korea and will be Henderson’s second fight at 170. Redemption is on Alves’ mind as his last outing in the...

Aug 24, 2015 7:11 am

Benson Henderson vs. Thiago Alves headlines UFN 79 in Korea

A welterweight bout between Benson Henderson and Thiago Alves will headline November’s UFC Fight Night 79 event in South Korea. UFC officials announced the news on Sunday. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (22-5 MMA), who is of Korean heritage, was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night 60 event, where he scored...

Aug 20, 2015 8:08 am

Report: Benson Henderson vs. Thiago Alves To Headline Event In South Korea

According to a new report, it looks like the UFC is close to finalizing the main event for their first trip to South Korea. MMAFighting state that sources close to the promotion say former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and welterweight Thiago Alves will square off in the events headlining fight. An interesting...

Jul 31, 2015 3:09 pm

Thiago Alves Will Drop To 155, Eyes 2015 Fight

Thiago Alves will be making a move in weight classes. He’s dropping from welterweight (170) to lightweight (155). UFC Tonight reported the news, also saying that Alves would like to make his lightweight debut sometime this year. It’s kind of odd to think about, considering he’s had issues making the welterweight weight limit and actually...

Jun 6, 2015 2:23 pm

PIC! Thiago Alves’ Nose Post Surgery

Thiago Alves got his nose busted up bad when he fought and loss to Carlos Condit. His face looked like something our of a horror movie. Luckily, he’s back to looking like Thiago Alves, sort of. Alves had to have surgery to repair his badly broken nose. The welterweight posted this picture of his post-surgery...

Jun 1, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves (Highlights)

Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves put on one hell of a headliner this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 67. Alves was doing a good job at chopping the legs of Condit, but an elbow from Condit turned the tables and ultimately decided the fight. Check out the highlights in the video above! Championship Mindset...

May 31, 2015 10:50 am

OUCH! Thiago Alves Posts Picture of Smashed Nose Day After Fight

Thiago Alves was on the receiving end of a brutal beating by Carlos Condit this past Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 67. Condit channeled his inner “Kenny Florian” and dished out some vicious hellbows that busted open, and likely broke, Alves’ nose. Check out what Alves’ nose looks like the day after the fight!...

May 30, 2015 10:44 pm

HIGHLIGHTS! Carlos Condit Vs. Thiago Alves

Check out the highlights from Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves! Phuket Dreaming Season 2 – Episode 4 “Do Something Special” (On location at Phuket Top Team)

May 30, 2015 10:26 pm

UFC Fighters React To Carlos Condit’s TKO Win Over Thiago Alves

Check out how UFC fighters reacted to Carlos Condit’s win over Thiago Alves! Wow @CarlosCondit looked like a animal…Congrats boss! — Anthony Johnson (@Anthony_Rumble) May 31, 2015 How about a rematch @nickdiaz209 vs Carlos Condit @ufc ? — Manny Gamburyan (@MannyGamburyan) May 31, 2015 That's why I could never ever be a fight Dr. no...

May 28, 2015 11:46 am

UFC Fight Night: Thiago Alves – The Comeback

‘After having four surgeries back-to-back, welterweight star Thiago Alves aims to come back stronger and more focused on his goal of becoming a champion. Watch Alves battle Carlos Condit in the main event at UFC Fight Night in Goiania.’via-UFC. THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Ronda Rousey’s Intense Judo Workout — WATCH!

May 27, 2015 5:43 pm

Thiago Alves Believes He’s Carlos Condit’s Kryptonite

Thiago Alves is trying to make another run at the welterweight title and that continues with his fight this Saturday. Alves will meet Carlos Condit, who is coming off of a year long layoff due to an injury to his ACL. The Pitbull believes that he is a bad matchup for The Natural Born Killer,...

May 18, 2015 1:41 pm

FREE FIGHT! Thiago Alves vs. Matt Hughes (Full)

‘Up-and-comer Thiago ‘Pitbull’ Alves puts his lethal striking and suffocating ground game on display against Octagon legend Matt Hughes. Catch his upcoming match against Carlos Condit at Fight Night Goiania.’ -via UFC By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 Phuket Dreaming Season 2 – Episode 3: “Black Dynamite” (On Location at Phuket Top Team)