“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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