258 Search Results for thiago alves

May 28, 2015 11:37 am

UFC Fight Night: Carlos Condit – Back in the Game

‘UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has been out of action recovering from a serious knee injury. Now, the former interim champion talks about his road to recovery and his opponent at Fight Goiania: Thiago Alves.’via- UFC WATCH Nick Diaz Train On The Beach — EXCLUSIVE!

May 27, 2015 8:05 am

Carlos Condit Calls ACL Injury “Lucky”… Sort of

UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has been on the sidelines for the past year, rehabbing his injured ACL that tore during his last fight, against Tyron Woodley. Condit is on his way back into the octagon, facing Thiago Alves at UFC Fight Night this Saturday, but looking back on his recent journey, he almost considers himself...

May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...

May 14, 2015 9:21 am

Juliana Lima vs. Ericka Almeida set for UFC Fight Night 67

A women’s strawweight bout featuring Juliana Lima (7-2 MMA) taking on Ericka Almeida (7-0 MMA) has been added to this month’s UFC Fight Night 67 event in Brazil. UFC officials recently announced the news. Lima was originally slated to face Jessica Penne at the event, however, Penne was moved off the card in order to...


May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Mar 8, 2015 12:04 pm

UFC Booking Roundup — UFC Adds Four Bouts To Upcoming Events

It was a busy week in the UFC’s matchmaking department, as several fights have been added to upcoming events. May’s UFC 187 event received an intriguing middleweight matchup between the fast rising Uriah Hall and Brazil’s Rafael Natal. UFC Fight Night 65 just booked Kyle Noke vs. Andreas Stahl. The largest group of additions comes...

Feb 2, 2015 12:57 pm

“The Spider” tops UFC 183 salaries

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” earned a disclosed payday of $800,000 for his unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz in the evenings main event. The Stockton slugger, Diaz, made a disclosed $500,000 for his efforts on Saturday night....

Jan 31, 2015 11:06 pm

‘UFC 183’ Bonus Report: Leites Pockets Extra $100K

UFC 183 is now in the books and we have the bonus report! Fight of the Night: Thales Leites (Performance of the Night Winner) vs. Tim Boetsch Thales Leites looked fantastic in his performance tonight in the octagon. Boetsch almost secured the win in the first round as he caught Leites off guard multiple times,...

Jan 31, 2015 12:51 pm

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Official Results

Fight fans, we got you covered! As part of our usual UFC Fight Night coverage, BJPENN.COM will be providing live results of tonight’s ‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ event. ‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Follow along with us in this thread for a quick...

Jan 30, 2015 4:36 pm

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Weigh-In Results — Two Miss Weight

Today, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the UFC 183 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts officials. Two missed weight. John Lineker was over by 5 pounds, and Kelvin Gastelum by 10. UFC 183 takes place tomorrow night on pay-per-view. Weigh-In Results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Nick Diaz (185.5) vs. Anderson...

Jan 13, 2015 3:15 pm

Kimbo Slice Visits American Top Team

Legendary street-fighter, and UFC veteran, Kimbo Slice made a surprise return to South Florida’s American Top Team this past week, and he wasn’t shying away from camera’s. He’s seen above with returning UFC fighter Roan “Jucao” Carneiro, who faces Mark Munoz at UFC 184 next month, and below with former title challenger Thiago Alves. Is...

Dec 18, 2014 4:59 am

GRUDGE MATCH! Herman vs. Brunson Rebooked For UFC 183

A middleweight grudge match between Ed Herman and Derek Brunson has been rebooked for UFC 183. UFC 183 goes down on January 31, from Las Vegas. In the main event, Anderson Silva returns against Nick Diaz. Herman and Brunson were originally scheduled to square-off on the UFC on FOX 13 Preliminary card. Brunson fell ill...

Dec 7, 2014 10:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Lawler’s split decision win over Hendricks

Last night in the main event of UFC 181, Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks via split decision in a highly anticipated rematch. Below is a compilation of fighters reactions to the decision. Wait what? — Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) December 7, 2014 Wow, didn't have it scored that way. — Dan Henderson (@danhendo) December 7, 2014...

Nov 25, 2014 5:00 am

“AMERICAN!”

Former UFC welterweight title challenger, Thiago Alves has earned his U.S. Citizenship. The proud Brazilian born American took to twitter to announce the good news. It's official. I am a American citizen! Very proud of this moment, God bless America!

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

WSOF’s “Mega-Event” Set For Dec. 13

World Series of Fighting announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship Mixed Martial Arts main event showdown that has dubbed a “must see’ fight, between dangerous, reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon Fitch (26-6-1, 1 NC) of...

Oct 17, 2014 5:04 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Adds Several Matchups To Future Events

Catch up with all of the bookings the UFC has made this week for upcoming evens! First off we have Jared Cannonier vs. Shawn Jordan, who will meet at UFC 182 on January 3rd. Cannonier who is undefeated in his 7 fight pro career will be making his promotional debut at the event against Shawn...

Oct 13, 2014 8:51 pm

ATT Coach Discusses Teammate vs. Teammate Bouts Within The Camp

American Top Team is one of the top gyms in the world, under one roof, in the 170 division alone they house #1 contender Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley, Hector Lombard, Thiago Alves, Ben Saunders, and Colby Covington, and with Robbie Lawler fighting for the title on December 6th, there could be several ATT teammate vs....

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Aug 2, 2014 10:00 am

Patrick Cote: 11 Knee Surgeries In 12 Years of MMA

Injuries are common place in Mixed Martial Arts, and so are surgeries to repair them. Which is why it makes sense that a fighter, with the longevity of Patrick Cote, may have had multiple surgeries on the same part of the body. In a recent interview, the former UFC title challenger explained that since his...

Jul 22, 2014 1:01 pm

Matt Brown Looks To Chase UFC Record With KO Of Lawler

Matt “The Immortal” Brown has gotten the reputation as a finisher in the UFC. Of his 12 wins in his UFC career, Brown has finished 10 of his opponents, 9 by way of knockout, and one by way of submission. This Saturday when he faces off against Robbie Lawler, Brown is not only looking to...

Jul 8, 2014 7:17 pm

Jouban vs. Baczynski Set For Fight Night 47

UFC Fight Night 47: St. Preux vs. Bader takes place at the end of summer, and it just picked up another bout. Alan Jouban, who will be making his UFC debut, will fight Seth Baczynski. Jouban is riding a two fight winning streak into the Octagon with back to back wins in the RFA. Seth...

Jun 6, 2014 5:13 pm

Joe Rogan Believes That Cutting Weight For Fights Is Cheating

  Joe Rogan talks about the art of cutting weight for athletic competition, specifically cage fighting. “I definitely think so. I think there might be some sort of regulations where they weigh fighters during training five or six weeks out, the way they do random drug tests. They should probably do random weigh-ins as well...

Apr 23, 2014 4:50 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Salary Report: Fabricio Werdum Top Earner

Fabricio Werdum was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 event, as he collected a cool $175,000 in disclosed pay for his main event victory over Travis Browne. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed payouts from the Florida State Boxing Commission earlier today. The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Apr 20, 2014 10:37 am

UFC on FOX 11: Four Win $50k Bonus

Last night’s UFC on FOX 11 event delivered several notable performances, and the UFC brass took note. With their new bonus structure in place, four-fighters received an additional $50k for their efforts on the night. Donald Cerrone and Alex White both picked up $50k for their respective stoppages and Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski took...

Apr 18, 2014 2:00 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Weigh-In Results

The UFC hit Orlando today with the UFC on FOX 11 weigh-ins event and it was a smashing success. In front of an energetic crowd, all participants from tomorrow night’s UFC on FOX 11 event hit the scales to make their bouts official. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX, 5 p.m....

Apr 6, 2014 7:41 pm

Mike Brown out of UFC on Fox 11, Alex White In Against Payan

On Friday night, UFC officials announced that Estevan Payan had lost yet another opponent for the UFC on Fox 11 card. He was previously matched up against Mike Brown, who is now out due to injury, but is instead facing Alex White in the Octagon. White (9-0) has been very successful while making his rounds...