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Thiago Alves scored his first UFC win since 2011 with a unanimous decision over Seth Baczynski in April, but the Brazilian welterweight was once again sidelined with an injury a couple months later. Forced out of a UFC Fight Night 49 match-up against Jordan Mein in August due to a knee injury, "Pitbull" should be good to make his return to the Octagon in late 2014. "’Pitbull’ is fine and back to training after a knee injury," Alves’ physical conditioning coach Everton Bittar told MMAFighting.com read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The lineup for UFC Fight Night “Shogun vs. Manuwa” has grown by three fights with the inclusion of Warlley Alves versus Alan Jouban, Caio Magalhaes versus Trevor Smith, and Colby Covington versus Wagner Silva. read news >>

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The fight card for UFC Fight Night 56, the organization’s November return to Brazil, has three new additions.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The UFC officially announced the UFC Fight Night 56 card with a media day in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Tuesday, and added a new bout to the event. The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 winner Warlley Alves will return to the Octagon at the Nov. 8 fight card against Alan Jouban. Alves (7-0) became the TUF: Brazil 3 middleweight winner by choking out Marcio Alexandre Jr. with a guillotine in May, and now returns to his original weight class at 170 pounds. During the reality show, Alves defeated Wendell Oliv read news >>

  • a month ago
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Following an injury, Thiago Alves has been cleared to start wrestling again and he plans to return to the Octagon in December, according to a report on Wednesday afternoon. read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Warlley Alves impressed on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, and he’s coming down to his original weight class. The X-Gym talent, who went 4-0 on the reality show before submitting Marcio Alexandre on the middleweight final, will return to 170 pounds for his next UFC bout, and he’s hoping to be back in action later this year. "We’re negotiating. I signed with MMA Inc. and we’re working on that now," Alves told MMAFighting.com. "I want to fight until the end of the year. I will be read news >>

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"The Pitbull" is expected to return before year's end. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight number one contender, Thiago Alves, has finally been able to get back to hitting the heavy bag after an untimely knee injury bounced him from his UFC Fight Night 49 contest against Jordan Mein (details), which was supposed to take place later this month in Tulsa, Oklahoma. See for yourself: Finally got to hit the bag a little after 5 weeks of rehab. 2014 still the #YEAROFTHEPITBULL. If read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Thiago Alves' latest injury means Jordan Mein now fights Brandon Thatch in August at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos. Before the oft-injured Jose Aldo pulled out of his fight with Chad Mendes, another talented but oft-injured Brazilian also had to bow out of his upcoming fight. Yesterday the UFC confirmed an undisclosed injury has forced Thiago Alves out of a main card meeting with Jordan Mein on August 23rd in Tulsa. The plus side for fans is that they found a highly formidable (if not read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After a triumphant return to the Octagon in April after two years on the sidelines, the injury bug has once again bit welterweight Thiago Alves, who has been forced out of his August 23 bout... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Thiago Alves' extensive injury log received a new entry Wednesday, as the UFC welterweight has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night 49 matchup with Jordan Mein. UFC.com issued a statement saying that rising welterweight contender Brandon Thatch would replace Alves in the bout. MMA Junkie's Steven Marrocco reported the nature of Alves' complication, saying that "The Pitbull" suffered a knee injury but will not require surgery. That silver lining loses some luster with Alves though, as the forme read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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. Taking over for the Brazilian at the UFC Fight Night 49 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place on A read news >>

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