Thiago
Alves
26-10-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #14 Welterweight
You're fighting the Pit Bull. It's all over. No after party for you.

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 20 fights.
Record: 26-10-0
Summary: Striking, jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai

Fighter Info

Nickname: Pitbull
From: Fortaleza Brazil
Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, Florida USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1790
42% Successful
748
Types of Successful Strikes
0
748
75% Standing
13%
13%
560
94
94
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
17
65% Successful
11
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
19
2
Takedown Defense
65
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Thiago Alves
May 30, 2015
75
34
2
0
0
1
5
0
R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Win
Thiago Alves
Jan 31, 2015
37
23
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Thiago Alves
Apr 19, 2014
116
90
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Thiago Alves
Mar 2, 2012
62
47
2
1
0
1
2
1
R3 Submission
Win
Thiago Alves
Nov 5, 2011
25
14
0
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Thiago Alves
May 28, 2011
41
62
1
4
0
0
1
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Thiago Alves
Dec 11, 2010
73
37
2
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Thiago Alves
UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen
Aug 7, 2010
29
22
9
0
0
0
4
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Thiago Alves
Jul 11, 2009
59
30
10
0
1
0
13
0
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Thiago Alves
Oct 25, 2008
80
39
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Thiago Alves
Jun 7, 2008
10
9
1
1
0
0
1
3
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Thiago Alves
Apr 2, 2008
17
10
0
1
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Thiago Alves
Nov 17, 2007
39
42
0
1
0
0
0
0
R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Win
Thiago Alves
Sep 19, 2007
48
15
0
2
0
0
1
1
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Thiago Alves
Dec 30, 2006
26
1
0
0
1
0
3
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Thiago Alves
John Alessio
Oct 10, 2006
63
13
0
2
0
0
0
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Thiago Alves
Jun 28, 2006
51
1
3
1
2
3
5
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Thiago Alves
Apr 15, 2006
11
18
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Thiago Alves
Nov 19, 2005
8
2
1
0
0
2
2
1
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Thiago Alves
Oct 3, 2005
13
19
1
3
3
0
1
4
R2 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: Every day is hard and intense. But I'm always learning and having fun.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started Muay Thai at 15 yrs old and MMA at 17 yrs old in Brazil. I have wanted to be a fighter for as long as I can remember.
 
Do you have any heroes? Wanderlei Silva

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s like a dream come true. I have been waiting my whole career for this.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, in Brazil, but did not finish.

What was your job before you started fighting? 
Teaching Muay Thai.

Accomplishments in amateur competition? None

Accomplishments in pro competition?
Brazilian Muay Thai Champion. My biggest accomplishment is just fighting in the UFC. That’s what I always wanted to do. For me it’s a dream. I feel blessed.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown Belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Kimura

Favorite striking technique: Jab
• Defeated Marcus Davis via decision in a Massachusetts show in 2003

• 13 wins by knockout, one by submission (RNC)

• Has won 11 of his last 16 fights; six of those wins have been via KO

Career

Trained With

Thiago Silva
Thiago Silva
16-3-0, 2NC
( W-L-D )
Cole Miller
Cole Miller
21-9-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Georges St-Pierre
Georges St-Pierre
25-2-0
( W-L-D )
Josh Koscheck
Josh Koscheck
19-10-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Matt Hughes UFC® 85 BEDLAM

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