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Thiago Alves suspended three months for missing weight at UFC 205

Thiago Alves’ first attempt at fighting as a UFC lightweight didn’t just end in a loss. He’s now picked up an additional suspension.

The New York State Athletic Commission has benched Alves (21-11 MMA, 13-8 UFC) for three months after he missed weight for a bout against Jim Miller (28-8 MMA, 17-7 UFC) at UFC 205, a commission rep today confirmed to MMAjunkie following a… 239 more words

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UFC 205 results: Thiago Alves' extra weight no matter for Jim Miller in unanimous decision win

NEW YORK – In Thiago Alves, Jim Miller faced a bigger opponent coming down from a higher weight class, but it didn’t stop him from grinding his way to a hard-fought victory. 498 more words

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UFC 205 official weigh-in video and photos – with a bizarre turn of events

NEW YORK – UFC 205 official fighter weigh-ins took place today, and MMAjunkie was on scene for all of the action – and the bizarre turn of events. 164 more words

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UFC 205 main card down to 5 bouts due to Kelvin Gastelum's latest weight blunder

NEW YORK – So much for the extra-large UFC 205 pay-per-view main card.

Although the long-awaited and heavily promoted New York City-debut event was expected to feature a six-bout main card, Saturday’s lineup will now have the usual five PPV matchups. 311 more words

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UFC 205 weigh-in results: Thiago Alves and Kelvin Gastelum force last-minute scramble

NEW YORK –  MMAjunkie was on scene for today’s early UFC 205 fighter weigh-ins. The six fighters scheduled for the three title fights made weight, but there were other issues. 472 more words

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Video: Is UFC 205's Thiago Alves really ready for his cut down to 155 pounds?

NEW YORK – Is former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves really ready for his cut down to 155 pounds, or is it going to be too big of a challenge for the UFC 205 fighter? 301 more words

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Jim Miller fills Al Iaquinta's spot at UFC 205, takes on Thiago Alves

Al Iaquinta’s unhappiness has become Jim Miller’s gain because the New Jersey-based lightweight has jumped at the chance to fight at UFC 205.

Iaquinta (12-3-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) … 344 more words

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