Article

Pitbull Alves is back in April

Thiago "Pitbull" Alves is back!
Former welterweight title challenger Thiago "Pitbull" Alves, sidelined since March of 2012, has verbally agreed to make his long-awaited return to the Octagon on Saturday, April 19, against Seth Baczynski in Orlando.

The bout is Alves' first since a loss to Martin Kampmann in Australia. He has since battled injuries, but he's raring to go for his comeback fight in his adopted home state of Florida.

Also verbally agreed to is a middleweight bout between Caio Magalhaes and Josh Samman.

Media

Recent
Can CM Punk fight? The world will find out at UFC 203 on September 10 live on Pay-Per-View. CM Punk makes his UFC debut against Mickey Gall.
Aug 27, 2016
Chad Laprise won his first UFC fight via a finish on Saturday at Fight Night Vancouver. Laprise KO'd Thibault Gouti in Round 1 to move to 4-2 in the UFC.
Aug 27, 2016
UFC stars Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson, Joe Benavidez and Elias Theodorou took over the kitchen of Meat and Bread in Vancouver to compete in a sandwich-making contest. Check it out to see who was victorious.
Stephen Thompson, Joe Benavidez and Elias Theodorou visited the Diaz Combat Sports Thursday as part of the We Are All Fighters campaign -- a UFC social responsibility initiative designed to make a positive impact in communities the UFC visits.
Aug 26, 2016