Thiago Alves Looking To KO Georges St. Pierre
“It’ll be a great fight. I’m very excited. I can’t wait… It’s going to be great. I saw what he did with BJ Penn and… I knew he would win, but not this way. He’s much bigger than BJ, a better athlete, and the sport today, on this level, you have to be the best athlete. I’ll go there to knock [St. Pierre] out.”
-Thiago Alves talks about his upcoming fight with Georges St. Pierre. Pierre dispatched of B.J. Penn in this past Saturday in a dominant albeit controversial fashion.
Alves has looked very impressive during a current seven fight win streak earning big victories over Josh Koscheck, Matt Hughes and Karo Parisyan.
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Will he or won't he? You'll have to watch Inside MMA on AXS TV to find out.
Unless he's moving up to middleweight, Georges St. Pierre probably isn't coming back to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) before year's end, unless stuffing your face with a creamy cone is the latest fad in mixed martial arts (MMA) weight management.
Not that I'm judging, mind you.
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And from the sound of it, there isn't one.
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Well, it was fun while it lasted.
Same old, same old.
Former welterweight number one contender, Thiago Alves, who returned to the Octagon earlier this year with a dominant unanimous decision win over the gritty Seth Baczynski at UFC on FOX 11, has once again been injured and forced to withdraw from an event.
"Pitbull" hurt his knee, according to MMA Junkie, but will not require surgery.
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The injury bug strikes again.
Thiago Alves, who was kept out of the Octagon for a couple years due to multiple injuries and surgeries, was forced out of the UFC Fight Night 49 bout with Jordan Mein, the promotion announced Wednesday.
Instead of "Pitbull," Mein will be facing welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch at the Fight Night card in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Aug. 23.
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