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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 >>

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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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. Thatch (11-1) returns to action following back-to-back dominant victories over Paulo Thiago and Justin Edwards in his first UFC app read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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One of mixed martial arts’ most highly-regarded prospects will return to the Octagon next month. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Thiago Alves will have to sit on the sidelines again following a knee injury.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A pair of exciting welterweights are set to square off on Aug. 23 when the UFC heads to Oklahoma. FoxSports.com was the first to report the news (which MMA Junkie has since confirmed) that a fight between Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein has been added to the card. Alves made a successful return to the Octagon at UFC on Fox 11 after sitting on the sidelines for over two years due to a number of injuries. The Brazilian picked up a win over Seth Baczynski in a bout that earned both fighters Fight of t read news >>

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