Thiago
Alves
25-9-0( W-L-D )
You're fighting the Pit Bull. It's all over. No after party for you.

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 19 fights.
Record: 25-9-0
Summary: Striking and Jiu-Jitsu

Fighter Info

Nickname: Pit Bull
From: Fortaleza Brazil
Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, Florida USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1653
42% Successful
691
Types of Successful Strikes
0
691
74% Standing
13%
13%
511
92
88
Striking Defense
65
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
17
65% Successful
11
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
19
2
Takedown Defense
66
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Jordan Mein
UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz
Jan 31, 2015
-- -- -- -- --
Thiago Alves -- -- -- --
Win
Thiago Alves Apr 19, 2014
116 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Seth Baczynski 90 0 0 0
Loss
Thiago Alves Mar 2, 2012
62 2 0 2 R3 Submission
Martin Kampmann 47 1 1 1
Win
Thiago Alves Nov 5, 2011
25 0 1 2 R1 Submission
Papy Abedi 14 0 0 0
Loss
Thiago Alves May 28, 2011
41 1 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rick Story 62 4 0 1
Win
Thiago Alves Dec 11, 2010
73 2 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
John Howard 37 0 0 0
Loss
Jon Fitch Aug 7, 2010
29 9 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Thiago Alves 22 0 0 1
Georges St-Pierre Jul 11, 2009
59 10 1 13 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Thiago Alves 30 0 0 0
Win
Thiago Alves Oct 25, 2008
80 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Koscheck 39 0 0 0
Win
Thiago Alves Jun 7, 2008
10 1 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
Matt Hughes 9 1 0 3
Win
Thiago Alves Apr 2, 2008
17 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Karo Parisyan 10 1 0 1
Win
Thiago Alves Nov 17, 2007
39 0 0 0 R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Chris Lytle 42 1 0 0
Win
Thiago Alves Sep 19, 2007
48 0 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
Kuniyoshi Hironaka 15 2 0 1
Win
Thiago Alves Dec 30, 2006
26 0 1 3 R2 KO/TKO
Tony DeSouza 1 0 0 0
Win
Thiago Alves Oct 10, 2006
63 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
John Alessio 13 2 0 2
Loss
Jon Fitch Jun 28, 2006
51 3 2 5 R2 KO/TKO
Thiago Alves 1 1 3 0
Win
Thiago Alves Apr 15, 2006
11 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Derrick Noble 18 0 0 0
Win
Thiago Alves Nov 19, 2005
8 1 0 2 R1 KO/TKO
Ansar Chalangov 2 0 2 1
Loss
Spencer Fisher Oct 3, 2005
13 1 3 1 R2 Submission
Thiago Alves 19 3 0 4

Biography

TRAINING: A typical day of my camp is a lotta hard work, discipline, and dedication, followed by a lotta heart and passion for my life! I had the best training camp of my life.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started Muay Thai at 15 yrs old and MMA at 17 yrs old in Brazil. I have wanted to be a fighter for as long as I can remember.

Accomplishments in amateur competition? None

Accomplishments in pro competition?
Brazilian Muay Thai Champion. My biggest accomplishment is just fighting in the UFC. That’s what I always wanted to do. For me it’s a dream. I feel blessed.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown Belt in BJJ.

Favorite grappling technique: Kimura

Favorite Striking technique: Jab

Do you have any heroes? Wanderlei Silva.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s like a dream come true. I have been waiting my whole career for this.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, in Brazil, but did not finish.

What was your job before you started fighting?
Teaching Muay Thai.

•    Defeated Marcus Davis via decision in a Massachusetts show in 2003.

•    Last five wins have come over John Howard, Chris Lytle, Karo Parisyan, Matt Hughes, and Josh Koscheck

Career

Trained With

Thiago Silva
Thiago Silva
16-3-0, 2NC
( W-L-D )
Cole Miller
Cole Miller
21-8-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Georges St-Pierre
Georges St-Pierre
25-2-0
( W-L-D )
Josh Koscheck
Josh Koscheck
19-8-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Matt Hughes UFC® 85 BEDLAM
Win
Matt Hughes UFC® 85 BEDLAM

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