Synopsis Thiago Alves d’Araujo who is popular as Thiago Alves is one of the prominent mixed martial artists from Brazil. Currently, he competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He started his MMA career in 2001. He is popular by calling his fans “PitBull.” Early Life Thiago Alves was born on October 3, 1983, in Fortaleza, Brazil. He is Brazilian. His ethnicity is unknown at this time. His zodiac sign is Libra. He started training in Muay Thai at the age of fifteen and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of seventeen. He won his first MMA bout just at the age of 15 in 1998. He defeated a 25-year-old competitor by unanimous decision.
Before landing his steps at UFC, on October 18, 2003, Thiago Alves faced veteran Marcus Davis at Hardcore Fighting Championships 2. He won the fight via split decision in the second round. On October 3, 2005, he made his UFC debut against the Spencer Fisher at UFC Fight Night 2, he loses the fight via submission in the second round. Upon losing a fight with Fisher, he faced Ansar Chalangov at UFC 56. He won the fight via KO punches in the second round. On April 28, 2017, he faced Patrick Cote at UFC 210. He won the fight via unanimous decision in the third round.
Thiago Alves has an excellent MMA records. He has 22 wins in 33 matches. His wins include twelve by knockouts, two by submissions, and eight by decisions. His losses include two by knockouts, four by submissions, and five by decisions. He has won eleven of his last seventeen fights. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him. His awards include Fight of the Night (Two times), Performance of the Night (One Time), and Knockout of the Night (One Time).
Personal Life & Affair
Thiago Alves raised in his birthplace. He played several games during his high school years. Upon completing high school, he attended college at Brazil but couldn’t finish his studies. He worked as a Muay Thai before becoming a professional MMA fighter.
Thiago Alves has reached the age of 33. He gained a large amount of experience throughout his dedication and devotion. He follows the footsteps of Wanderlei Silva who is also a professional MMA fighter.
When it comes to his personal life, Thiago Alves has shared very few details about his personal life. There is no any info about his parent's siblings. According to sources, he is a married man. He has a beautiful wife in his life. He married his girlfriend after having a long affair. He has not mentioned the name of his wife.
Thiago Alves is popular on social networking sites which include Twitter and Instagram. One can see his latest photos on Instagram. He is getting heavy of salary from his job. He has an estimated net worth of $2 billion.