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If Max Holloway wants to try going 5-0 in 2014, Thiago Tavares is open to a featherweight clash. Tavares, who successfully cut down to 145 pounds with submission win over Robbie Peralta in August, spoke to MMAFighitng.com about his recently calling out Holloway on Twitter. "I believe it’s going to be a great fight because he’s a complete athlete and always does great fights," Tavares told MMAFighting.com. "He’s always well trained and has dominated his opponents. "I want this fight because it wo read news >>

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After a three fight skid that brought his recent UFC record to a paltry 2-7, Paulo Thiago has been given his walking papers.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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A UFC welterweight the past five years, Paulo Thiago has been cut by the world's top MMA promotion. Since Thiago had lost three in a row, the release was widely expected. MMAFighting.com confirmed the UFC's decision on Wednesday. In his first trip to the Octagon during February 2009, Thiago shocked the 170-pound class with a knockout win over Josh Koscheck. That looked to be the beginning of a great UFC career, but Thiago was never able to top that victory. While a submission win over Mike Swick read news >>

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Brazilian welterweight Paulo Thiago has been released from his Ultimate Fighting Championship contract. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A 7th defeat in 9 fights was apparently the straw that broke the camel's back, and now Paulo Thiago is no longer a UFC fighter. This is news that is perhaps unsurprising and openly welcomed. Paulo Thiago was once a darkhorse contender in the welterweight division, which was kick-started after he knocked out Josh Koscheck in 2009. But a noticeably sharp decline in performance led to a run of just 2 wins in his last 9 fights, and the Brazilian's days in the UFC are over. Globo's Ivan Raupp first b read news >>

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Unfortunate, but not surprising. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has said goodbye to longtime welterweight veteran Paulo Thiago, not long after awarding the Brazilian a four-fight contract extension, according to Combate (via MMA Fighting). Unfortunately, his first contest under that new deal was a loss, which marked his third straight. And his seventh since early 2010. Thiago (15-8), who also serves as a police officer in Brazil, put the division on notice with a stunning knockout win over read news >>

  • a month ago
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Veteran welterweight Paulo Thiago has been cut from the UFC after a five-year run. MMAFighting.com has confirmed the news, which was first reported Wednesday by Brazil's Combate. Thiago (15-8) got off to a memorable start in the UFC, when he scored a first-round knockout of Josh Koscheck at UFC 95 and was awarded a KO of the Night bonus. He went on to win three of his first four UFC bouts, culminating in a D'Arce choke win over Mike Swick at UFC 109, which earned Thiago another postfight bonus. read news >>

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Jordan Mein and Thiago Alves will meet in a welterweight showdown at UFC 183 After an injury prevented them from meeting up in the Octagon back in August at UFC Fight Night 49, Jordan Mein and Thiago Alves are matched up once again for UFC 183, which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 31, 2015. Alves dropped out of the original fight in August due to injury, as did his replacement Brandon Thatch. Mein was eventually matched against veteran Mike Pyle and won via knockout in the opening read news >>

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A middleweight matchup between Andy Enz and Thiago Santos has been added to January’s UFC 183 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Previously scheduled for August, welterweights Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein have been re-booked against each other for UFC 183 in Las Vegas. A surefire contender for FOTN is in store for UFC 183 on January 31st in Las Vegas, Nevada. Canada's Jordan Mein, coming off an impressive 1st round knockout in his last fight, will give it a 2nd crack at taking on Brazilian veteran Thiago Alves, whose injury prevented the two men from fighting earlier this year: #13 ranked welterweight Jordan ‘Young Gun’ M read news >>

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A welterweight match-up between UFC veteran Thiago Alves and no. 13-ranked Jordan Mein has been added to the UFC 183 fight card on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas. read news >>

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