Thiago Alves entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-11-0 (64% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.28 welterweight in the world. ‘Pitbull’ Alves lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Carlos Condit (Carlos Condit vs Thiago Alves) and Jim Miller but he came back to win in 2017 with Patrick Cote (Patrick Cote vs Thiago Alves).
His opponent, Curtis Millender, has a record of 14-3-0 (36% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.80 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Eddie Mendez in 2015 but since then he has collected six victories beating Nick Barnes in 2018. Millender vs Alves is on the undercard of Donald Cerrone vs Yancy Medeiros – UFC Fight Night 126. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 126: Cerrone vs Medeiros
Where: Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 126 fight card (main fights):
Donald Cerrone vs Yancy Medeiros
Derrick Lewis vs Marcin Tybura
James Vick vs Francisco Trinaldo
Thiago Alves vs Curtis Millender
Sage Northcutt vs Thibault Gouti
Alves’ previous fight: Patrick Cote vs Thiago Alves
Alves’ next fight: Alexey Kunchenko vs Thiago Alves
Alves vs Millender Fight Video:
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