Archive: Thiago Alves

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...

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....

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...

Apr 17, 2014 3:28 pm

American Top Team’s Secret? Lowest Fee’s In The Game, Says Alves

“In the last two years it just became so huge, since we changed the policy for management and training of only 5%,” said Alves. “So if you want to have top quality training and the best management out there, we only charge 5%. All the other camps out there are usually 10% for management and...

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...

Sep 8, 2013 4:21 pm

Brian Ebersole vs. Rick Story set for UFC 167 in Las Vegas

UFC officials recently announced that a welterweight bout between Brian Ebersole (50-15-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Rick “The Horror” Story (15-7 MMA, 8-5 UFC) is the latest addition to the already stacked UFC 167 card set for November 16 in Las Vegas. Brian Ebersole was last seen in the octagon way back at July 2012’s UFC...

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 13, 2013 12:51 pm

Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Johnson Added to UFC Debut on FOX Sports 1

  The UFC will debut on Fox Sports 1 on August 17 with a night of fights live from Boston’s TD Bank Garden.  The fight card for UFC on FS1 1 continues to take shape, as it has been revealed through a number of sources that Joe Lauzon and Michael Johnson will face off in...

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...

Apr 17, 2013 11:29 am

Yoshihiro Akiyama’s Manager Jailed For Allegedly Stealing $140K From Him

  Fan favorite Yoshihiro Akiyama is back in the limelight but this time, it’s not for his fighting career. Instead Akiyama makes headlines today for being the alleged victim of an embezzlement scandal five years ago that saw his now-former manager steal approximately $140,000 from Akiyama. Sawayama Tarou is in custody for taking advantage of...

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...

Jan 30, 2013 8:31 am

Tonight on BJPenn.Com Radio: Mighty Mouse, Manny Gamburyan, Jim Miller & Mike Dolce

  After one of their more entertaining shows ever, thanks to the charismatic Bear Frazer and great interviews from Gilbert Melendez and Urijah Faber hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick are back again this Wednesday night at 8pm eastern. This week your hosts will talk to three exciting fighters and the man who is credited...

Jan 28, 2013 9:19 am

Wednesday on BJPenn.Com Radio: Mark Hunt, Manny Gamburyan, Jim Miller & Mike Dolce

  After one of their more entertaining shows ever, thanks to the charismatic Bear Frazer and great interviews from Gilbert Melendez and Urijah Faber hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick are back again this Wednesday night at 8pm eastern. This week your hosts will talk to three exciting fighters and the man who is credited...