238 Search Results for thiago alves

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)

Mar 18, 2015 9:10 am

Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves to headline UFC Fight Night 67 in Brazil

A welterweight bout between former UFC interim title holder Carlos Condit and former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves will headline May’s ‘UFC Fight Night 67’ event in Brazil. MMAFighting.com was first to announce the news. Carlos Condit (29-8 MMA) has been out of action since March of 2014, this due to a knee injury which...

Feb 19, 2015 11:22 am

Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves Being Discussed For Summer 2015

A welterweight bout between former interim champion Carlos Condit (29-8 MMA) and former title challenger Thiago Alves (21-9 MMA) is being discussed for a possible summer match-up. The potential fight, which “UFC Tonight’s” Ariel Helwani discussed as a possibility on Wednesday’s new episode, could find a spot on the UFC’s schedule in late May or...

Oct 27, 2014 4:11 pm

Brad Pickett Calls Out Thiago Alves, Brown, And Poirier For Hill Of Champions Challenge

For those who don’t know, the ‘Hill Of Champions’ challenge is currently circulating through the MMA community. The challenge? Make a video showcasing yourself doing something combat sports related (i.e. padwork, teach a technique, demonstrate a workout) for 20 seconds, and then call out 3 other combat sports athletes. Brad Pickett took the challenge and...

Aug 11, 2014 10:24 am

Thiago Alves Returns To Training

Thiago Alves made one of the best returns to the Octagon in April against Seth Baczynski, however the return was short lived because shortly after Alves had to undergo knee surgery. In this video on his Instagram we can see Alves has returned to training, no word yet on when he will return to the...

Jul 2, 2014 11:40 am

Thiago Alves Injured, Removed From Fight Night 49

After one of the most successful Octagon Returns in UFC history, Thiago Alves will be sidelined yet again, this time so the Pitbull can recover from a knee injury, which will not require surgery according to an ATT representative who spoke to MMAJunkie earlier today. His opponent, Jordan Mein, will now face 11-1 Brandon Thatch,...

Jun 12, 2014 12:43 pm

Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein Slated For August Bout

UFC officials have put together a welterweight bout between Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein. Fox Sports was first to report the bout. The two fighters will square off on the UFC Fight Night 49 card set for August 23 at Tulsa, Okla.’s BOK Center. Alves recently came back after a two-year absence from competition. The...

Feb 9, 2014 6:59 pm

Thiago Alves Mistaken for Thiago Silva in Arrest Story

While it was Thiago Silva who was recently arrested, a different Thiago may catch some flack for the crime, thanks to a case of mistaken identity. Fox News Latino erroneously posted a picture of UFC Welterweight Thiago Alves in a story about Silva’s arrest. The article has since been corrected, but some minor damage could...

Feb 6, 2014 6:12 pm

Thiago Alves Returns After Two-Years For UFC on FOX 11 Bout Against Baczynski

If you thought the UFC’s welterweight division was jammed up with talent before, it just got better. After a lengthy layoff, former title challenger Thiago ‘Pitbull’ Alves, is set to finally make his return to action during the UFC’s April trip to Florida. UFC on FOX 11 goes down from the Amway Center in Orlando,...

Dec 5, 2013 8:18 am

Thiago Alves Looking To Return to Action at UFC 171 in March

According to his manager, former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves is looking to make a return to the Octagon at UFC 171 this coming March.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Thiago Alves, at one time the top contender for Georges St-Pierre’s UFC welterweight title, is healthy and ready to make a return to...

Jul 3, 2013 3:45 pm

Thiago Alves out at UFC on FS1 1, Mike Pyle Steps in to Face Matt Brown

By JAKE CHASTAIN | News just broke that UFC welterweight Thiago “Pitbull” Alves has been pulled from the upcoming August 17th UFC on FOX Sports1: 1 card in Boston. Alves was slated to take on Matt Brown on the main card of that event but has been removed due to injury. The news broke via...

May 13, 2013 8:37 pm

Thiago Alves to Return Against Matt Brown at FS1 Debut

Add another fantastic matchup to the list as Thiago Alves vs Matt Brown gets thrown onto the first ever UFC event on Fox Sports 1. Thiago ‘The Pitbull’ Alves has been out of action for over a year now. His last fight saw him lose to Martin Kampmann, in a bout that the welterweight slugger...

May 4, 2013 12:38 pm

Thiago Alves Set To Return Against Matt Brown At UFC on Fox Sports 1 In Boston

After more than a year on the side-lines, former UFC welterweight title challenger, Thiago Alves is set to return to action this summer in Boston against the fast rising Matt Brown. The bout serves as the first official booking for the UFC’s debut on the new Fox station, Fox Sports 1, which UFC president Dana...

Feb 6, 2013 10:59 am

Quick Twitt | Thiago Alves Hints at August Return | UFC News

  UFC welterweight, Thiago ‘Pitbull’ Alves hinted at a return to action today via his Twitter today after nearly a year off from fighting due to an injury which forced him out of a UFC 149 bout with Siyar Bahadurzada. When asked by a fan dubbed, @italianUFCfan, Alves responded with a month and a promise...