Pro Record: 18-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: American Top Team
Age: 30
Sex: Male
Height: 5 Feet. 10 Inch(es).
Weight: 170 lbs.
Out of: Coconut Creek, FL
Born: Fortaleza,
Thiago Alves is a Brazilian professional mixed martial arts fighter. Alves started training in Muay Thai when he was 15 and mixed martial arts at 17. He is also a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Thiago Alves's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
04/19/2014 TBD Seth Baczynski UFC on FOX: Werdum vs. Browne
03/03/2012 Loss Martin Kampmann UFC on FX: Alves vs Kampmann Submission Guillotine Choke 3 4:12
11/05/2011 Win Papy Abedi UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 3:32
05/28/2011 Loss Rick Story UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill Decision Unanimous Decision 3
12/11/2010 Win John Howard UFC 124 St-Pierre vs Koscheck Decision Unanimous Decision 3
08/07/2010 Loss Jon Fitch UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen Decision Unanimous Decision 3
07/11/2009 Loss Georges St-Pierre UFC 100 Decision Unanimous Decision 5 Title Fight
10/25/2008 Win Josh Koscheck UFC 90: Silva vs. Cote Decision Unanimous Decision 3
06/07/2008 Win Matt Hughes UFC 85: Bedlam TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 1:02
04/02/2008 Win Karo Parisyan Fight Night: Florian vs. Lauzon TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 0:34
11/17/2007 Win Chris Lytle UFC 78: Validation TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from a Cut 2
09/19/2007 Win Kuniyoshi Hironaka UFC Fight Night 11 TKO/RSC 2 4:04
12/30/2006 Win Tony DeSouza UFC 66: Liddell vs. Ortiz 2 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 1:10
10/10/2006 Win John Alessio UFC: The Final Chapter Decision Unanimous Decision 3
06/28/2006 Loss Jon Fitch UFC Fight Night 5 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 4:37
04/15/2006 Win Derrick Noble UFC 59: Reality Check TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 2:54
11/19/2005 Win Ansar Chalangov UFC 56: Full Force TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 2:25
10/03/2005 Loss Spencer Fisher UFC Fight Night 2 Submission Triangle Choke 2 4:43
NSF 02/25/2005 Win Jeff Cox King of the Cage 48: Payback KO 1
NSF 11/20/2004 Win Jason Chambers Ironheart Crown 8: Etheral TKO/RSC 1 4:57
NSF 02/27/2004 Win Nuri Shakir Absolute Fighting Championships 7 Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 12/06/2003 Loss Derrick Noble Absolute Fighting Championships 6 Submission Rear Naked Choke 2
NSF 10/18/2003 Win Marcus Davis Hardcore Fighting Championship 2 Decision Split Decision 3
NSF 03/20/2003 Win Carlos Alexandre Pereira Bitetti Combat Nordeste 2 TKO/RSC Forfeit 2 0:00
NSF 11/28/2002 Win Fabio Holanda Bitetti Combat Nordeste 1 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 10/08/2001 Win Wilson Belchior Champions Night 3 KO 1
NSF 09/28/2001 Loss Lucas Lopes-Xavier X-Fight (Brazil) 9/28/01 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 06/30/2001 Loss Gleison Tibau Champions Night 2 Submission Arm Bar 2 3:31

Thiago Alves's Amateur Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 08/16/2003 Win Mike Littlefield Mass Destruction 12 TKO/RSC 2
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest


Fighter Bio

UFC welterweight fighter Thiago Alves is a Brazilian Muay Thai Champion, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu purple belt. Professionally, Alves has compiled a 10-3 MMA record, and a 4-2 UFC record. He has fought in UFC(obviously), KOTC Payback, IC8 - Ethereal, Absolute Fighting Championships 6 and 7, and more. Currently serving an 8 month UFC suspension following his victory over Tony DeSouza, in which he admitted to using a banned diuretic in order to make weight for the fight.