Thiago Alves

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Birthday
3, 1983
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1983 (age 35)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Brazilian mixed martial artist best known for competing as a Welterweight in Ultimate Fighting Championship. Since joining the UFC in 2012, he has earned victories over opponents like Jason Chambers and Karo Parisyan.

Before Fame

He began training in Muay Thai at age fifteen and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at age seventeen.

Trivia

His knockout of Matt Hughes at UFC 85 through the use of punches and flying knees was named Knockout of the Night.

Family Life

He is the middle child of three boys.

Associated With

He defeated American fighter John Howard via unanimous decision at UFC 124 in December 2010.