Patrick Cote was hoping to get on the UFC’s return to Buffalo in April, and he has gotten his wish – just not against the opponent he was looking for. 318 more words
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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
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
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
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
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
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