UFC 138 weigh-ins: Thiago Alves misses weight on 1st try

source: ufc.com

For the third time in his last seven fights, Thiago Alves has missed weight, coming at the UFC 138 weigh in at 172 pounds, one over the welterweight limit. Alves made weight on his second try.

Alves previously missed weight for his UFC 117 fight with Jon Fitch and for his UFC 85 fight with Matt Hughes. He also tested positive for a banned diuretic at UFC 66, which he allegedly took to help him make weight.

All the other fighters made weight.

Full results are below.

Main Card:
Chris Leben (186) vs. Mark Munoz (186)
Renan Barao (136) vs. Brad Pickett (134)
Thiago Alves (172) vs. Papy Abedi (170)
Terry Etim (156) vs. Edward Faaloloto (155)
Cyrille Diabate (206) vs. Anthony Perosh (205)

Prelin Card:
John Maguire (170) vs. Justin Edwards (170)
Michihiro Omigawa (145) vs. Jason Young (145)
Rob Broughton (258) vs. Philip De Fries (243)
Chris Cope (170) vs. Che Mills (169)
Chris Cariaso (135) vs. Vaughan Lee (135) 

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hogh20 site profile image  

11/5/11 3:40 AM by hogh20

are you a fucking idiot???? the article just said he failed 3 times to make weight.... learn to read bitch ass fuck head....

Steven McTowelie site profile image  

11/4/11 6:36 PM by Steven McTowelie

I don't understand Alves. The guy is massive but refuses to fight at MW, presumably because him and his arms are too short (i.e. he has a small frame). If he has those limitations, then why the hell can't he just lose 5 damn pounds of muscle?It's not exactly rocket surgery. He won't die by walking at like 250lbs instead of 255lbs (or whatever the hell he weighs). If he insists on being a WW, he should keep his weight and muscle mass at appropriate levels...levels which, ironically, are more suited to his frame anyway.Can't stand Alves (or Rumble for that matter, though at least he's possibly moving up), but whatever. Go Cope! Go Leben!

r_o_y site profile image  

11/4/11 6:24 PM by r_o_y

alves needs to go to middleweight for sure

Gnarls Gnarlington site profile image  

11/4/11 3:35 PM by Gnarls Gnarlington

Chris Cope baby....WOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

Lib site profile image  

11/4/11 3:26 PM by Lib

those were 2 good face offs, looks like everybody's ready to have a war...hopefully thats what will happen bc im getting tired of these mediocre free cards they have in England each time...and Rogan says Alves was at 172 and needs to lose 1 pound...

goeb site profile image  

11/4/11 3:15 PM by goeb

Unless alves cuts those 2 pounds....welcome to the MW division, would like to see him there anyways. 3 strikes and you are out!

rowil site profile image  

11/4/11 2:45 PM by rowil

I don't think he should be cut, but he shouldn't be given any fights at 170 anymore. Cut him if he refuses to move to Middleweight.What a dumbass.

Jons Forsberg site profile image  

11/4/11 2:26 PM by Jons Forsberg

is this what, the fifth time he's failed to make weight? Thiago should be cut from the UFC at this point, what a joke.