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Warlley Alves

Welterweight Division

15-5-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

7

Wins by Submission

4

Wins by Decision

Warlley Alves

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Warlley Alves's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Governador Valadares, Brazil
Trains at
XGYM - Rio de Janeiro
Fighting style
Kickboxer
Age
31
Height
71.00
Weight
171.00
Octagon Debut
May. 31, 2014
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
42.00

Fighter Facts

  • Team Sonnen on TUF Brazil 3
     
  • Pro since 2011
     
  • Seven wins by submission (5 guillotine, 1 arm triangle, 1 RNC), four by KO
     
  • Five first round finishes – four in 1:58 or less
     
  • Has won four of his last seven

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (6/26/21) Alves was stopped by Jeremiah Wells at :30 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (1/20/21) Alves stopped Mounir Lazzez via strikes at 2:35 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/16/19) Alves was submitted by Randy Brown via triangle choke at 1:22 of the second round
UFC 237 (5/11/19) Alves knocked out Sergio Moraes at 4:13 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (8/25/18) Alves was stopped by James Krause via strikes at 2:28 of the second round
UFC 224 (5/12/18) Alves defeated Sultan Aliev via TKO (Doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (10/21/17) Alves won a three round unanimous decision over Salim Touahri
UFC Fight Night (11/19/16) Alves lost a three round unanimous decision to Kamaru Usman
UFC 198 (5/14/16) Alves lost a three round unanimous decision to Bryan Barberena
UFC 194 (12/12/15) Alves submitted Colby Covington via guillotine choke at 1:26 of the first round
UFC 190 (8/1/15) Alves submitted Nordine Taleb via guillotine choke at 4:11 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (11/8/14) Alves won a three round unanimous decision over Alan Jouban
TUF Brazil 3 Finale (5/31/14) Alves submitted Marcio Alexandre Junior via guillotine choke at :25 of the third round to win the TUF Brazil 3 middleweight title

The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, Season 3

In the semifinals, Alves submitted Wagner Silva in the first round
In the quarterfinals, Alves stopped Ismael De Jesus in the first round
Alves won a three round split decision over Wendell Oliveira

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started when I was a 10-year-old boy. Kickboxing caught my eyes at that time.
What ranks and titles have you held? TUF Brazil 3 middleweight winner, Three-time Brazilian kickboxing champion. 12 gold medals in other kickboxing championships.
Do you have any heroes? JESUS CHRIST
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC means a life dream to me; I`ve been fighting my whole life aiming for this moment. And now, when this time has come, a new cycle has started, opening new horizons to me.
What was your job before you started fighting? I have been fighting all my life.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Amateur MMA record is 3-0
Favorite grappling technique: Wrestling
Favorite Striking technique: Kickboxing