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Thiago Alves was born on 3 October, 1983 in Brazilian, is a Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter. At 37 years old, Thiago Alves height is 5 ft 8 in (175.0 cm).
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|Thiago Alves Age||39 years old|
|Born||3 October 1983|
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Thiago Alves Weight & Measurements
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Dating & Relationship status
He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.
Thiago Alves Net Worth
He net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-22. So, how much is Thiago Alves worth at the age of 39 years old? Thiago Alves’s income source is mostly from being a successful Fighter. He is from Brazilian. We have estimated Thiago Alves's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2022||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2021||Pending|
|Salary in 2021||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Fighter|
Thiago Alves Social Network
|Wikipedia||Thiago Alves Wikipedia|
On January 11, 2020 it was reported that Alves was released by UFC.
On January 22, 2020, news surfaced that Alves had signed a three-fight contract with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.
Alves faced Max Griffin at UFC Fight Night: Assunção vs. Moraes 2 on February 2, 2019. He won the back-and-forth fight via split decision.
Alves faced Laureano Staropoli at UFC 237 on May 11, 2019. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Alves was expected to face Gunnar Nelson on September 28, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 18. However, Alves pulled out of the fight in mid-September due to undisclosed injury.
Alves faced Tim Means on December 7, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 7. He lost the fight via a submission in round one.
Alves was scheduled to face Zak Cummings on January 14, 2018 at UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs. Choi. On January 13, 2018, it was announced that Cummings injured his head after a bathroom slip and the bout against Alves was cancelled.
Alves faced promotional newcomer Curtis Millender on February 18, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 126. He lost the fight via technical knockout in the second round.
Alves faced promotional newcomer Alexey Kunchenko on September 15, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 136. He lost the fight by unanimous decision.
After the failed attempt at lightweight, Alves returned to welterweight and faced Patrick Côté on April 8, 2017 at UFC 210. He won the fight by unanimous decision.
Alves was expected to face Mike Perry on September 16, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 116. However, Alves pulled out of the fight on September 13 for undisclosed reasons.
Alves was expected to face Al Iaquinta in a lightweight bout on November 12, 2016 at UFC 205. However, Iaquinta announced on September 19 that he would not be taking the fight due to a contract dispute with the promotion. Alves was rescheduled to face Jim Miller at the event. At the weigh-ins, Alves missed weight by nearly seven pounds, weighing in at 162.6 lbs. Miller, who was already on weight, had to rehydrate to keep their weight difference within 7 pounds. Because of that, he came in at 157.6 lbs and the bout proceeded at catchweight. New York State Athletic Commission and UFC officials indicated that Alves must not weigh more than 173 lbs the day of the fight or the fight would be cancelled. As a result, Alves was fined 20% of his fight purse, which went to Miller. He lost the fight by unanimous decision.
Fighting twice in a year for the first time since 2011, Alves returned to face Carlos Condit on May 30, 2015 in the main event at UFC Fight Night 67. Alves lost the fight via TKO after the cage-side doctor ended the contest between the second and third round due to the amount of damage Alves had taken.
Alves was expected to face Benson Henderson on November 28, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 79. However, on November 14, Alves pulled out the bout citing injury and was replaced by Jorge Masvidal.
Alves returned at UFC Fight Night 11, where he knocked out Japanese fighter Kuniyoshi Hironaka with a punch and knee in the second round. Less than two months later, Alves faced off against veteran contender Chris Lytle at UFC 78. After an exciting stand-up battle, doctors halted the bout at the end of the second round because of a cut above the eye of Lytle—declaring Alves the winner by doctor stoppage.
Prior to the bout, Alves surprised many by missing weight for the welterweight bout—coming in at 174 pounds. Despite his opponent missing the 170-pound limit, Hughes accepted the fight at a catchweight. Despite the pre-fight blunder, Alves shocked the crowd by dominating the heavily favored former champion. After picking apart Hughes standing and displaying vastly-improved takedown defense throughout the first round, "The Pitbull" knocked Hughes down with a flying knee and followed him to the ground with punches early in the second, earning a TKO stoppage. In the post fight interview, Alves attributed not making weight to spraining his ankle two weeks before the fight.
After over two years away from the sport due to a litany of injuries and lengthy rehabilitations, Alves returned to face Seth Baczynski on April 19, 2014 at UFC on Fox 11. He won the fight via unanimous decision. The win also earned Alves his second Fight of the Night bonus award.
Alves was expected to face Jordan Mein on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 49. However, Alves pulled out of the bout citing yet another injury, and was replaced by Brandon Thatch. Subsequently, Thatch also pulled out of the bout with Mein citing a toe injury. The bout between Alves and Mein would later be rescheduled and eventually took place on January 31, 2015 at UFC 183. Alves won the fight via TKO in the second round, after hurting Mein with a brutal kick in the solar plexus and capitalizing with subsequent punches. This win also won Alves his first Performance of the Night bonus award.
Alves, with a record of 8–3, received an invitation to make his UFC debut at Ultimate Fight Night 2 against fellow UFC newcomer Spencer Fisher. The fight would take place on Alves' twenty-second birthday. Despite having early success in the bout, especially on the ground, Alves fell victim to a triangle choke late in the second round.
Josh Koscheck, another top-contender and four-time NCAA wrestling All-American, stepped in for Sanchez on short notice. Alves controlled most of the fight and won via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, and 30–27). The Brazilian's improved takedown-defense was once again on display, as the American Top Team fighter forced Koscheck into a kick boxing battle. Alves' devastating leg kicks proved to be a factor throughout the bout, taking away much of Koscheck's mobility. He also managed to drop Koscheck several times during the 3-round bout, but Koscheck's quick recovery enabled him to survive the onslaughts.
Alves was expected to face Matt Brown on August 17, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 26. However, Alves pulled out of the bout citing another injury and was replaced by Mike Pyle.
Alves faced Martin Kampmann on March 3, 2012 at UFC on FX 2. After avoiding takedowns and outstriking Kampmann for the majority of the fight, Alves was submitted in the final minute of the bout after being caught in a guillotine while trying to secure a takedown.
Alves was expected to face Japanese superstar Yoshihiro Akiyama on July 21, 2012 at UFC 149. However, Akiyama was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Siyar Bahadurzada. Then on June 1, Alves pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by Chris Clements.
Following the victory over Howard, Alves lost to Rick Story on May 28, 2011 at UFC 130 via unanimous decision. Alves had a slow start to both the first and second round, during which Story pressured Alves against the cage but was unable to land any significant damage or takedowns. Alves managed to find his rhythm and began landing clean strikes that resulted in him winning the third round, however ended up losing 29–28 on all three judges' scorecards.
Alves was scheduled to face Jon Fitch at UFC 107 in a rematch of their bout at UFC Ultimate Fight Night 5. However Alves suffered a knee injury, forcing him to withdrawfrom the fight. Alves was then scheduled to face Fitch on March 27, 2010 at UFC 111: St.Pierre vs. Hardy. However, on March 25, Alves was taken off the card due to the discovery of an arteriovenous malformation in the brain from a pre fight CAT scan. Alves had the corrective surgery on March 31, 2010 at Roosevelt Hospital in New York. He took leave of absence, staying in New Jersey with his wife, Melissa Farrand Alves, and was expected to fight again during the summer of 2010.
Alves faced John Howard on December 11, 2010 at UFC 124. Alves won by a dominant unanimous decision in one of his best performances in the UFC, out-striking and out-wrestling Howard and eventually getting a knockdown in the third round with a clean punch.
With his impressive victory over Koscheck, Alves was on a 7-fight win streak, winning 9 of his past 10 bouts. After consecutive dominant performances against Parisyan, Hughes and Koscheck, Dana White announced that Alves had earned a title shot against the winner of the welterweight title-fight at UFC 94. After Georges St-Pierre defended his title at UFC 94, Alves entered the ring to congratulate him. St. Pierre said that he was looking forward to facing Alves in the cage. Thiago Alves fought Georges St-Pierre for the welterweight title at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on July 11, 2009 at UFC 100. During the fight, Alves was taken down a total of ten times. Although he showed potential on his feet and put in a resilient performance on the ground, continually getting back up, he was ultimately subjected to a clinic put on by St. Pierre and being outwrestled in all five rounds ultimately losing via unanimous decision (50–45, 50–44, and 50–45).
In his first bout of 2008 at UFC Fight Night 13, Alves faced his biggest test to date, as he was matched up against welterweight contender Karo Parisyan. After resisting any attempts to grapple but failing to amount any significant offense during the stand-up exchanges throughout the first round, "The Pitbull" scored a knee to the head of Parisyan, knocking down the judo expert before finishing him on the ground with strikes.
"Pitbull" completed a busy 2006, during which he fought four times. At UFC 66, he dominated Tony DeSouza, knocking out the jiu-jitsu black belt with a knee in the second round. Following his victory, it was announced that Alves tested positive for a diuretic, spironolactone, which he supposedly used to help him lose water weight in order to make the 170-pound limit. As a result of the failed drug test, Alves was suspended eight months by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and fined $5,500.
Thiago Alves d'Araujo (Portuguese pronunciation: [tʃiˈaɡu ˈawvis] ; born October 3, 1983) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competed as a welterweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Aside from being a professional fighter, Alves has been a striking coach at the American Top Team since 2017.