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UFC fighter Paulo Thiago will work the World Cup – as a police officer

You might know the name Paulo Thiago for his career in the UFC. Thiago has fought 12 times for the organization, putting together a 5-7 record since February of 2009. But Thiago has a day job in addition to his fighting career – he’s a police officer in Brazil’s elite BOPE force, which looks comparable to a SWAT team. And even though Thiago just fought on the UFC card in Sao...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Thatch finishes Thiago in the first

Paulo Thiago (15-5) vs. Brandon Thatch (10-1) Round 1 Dan Miragliotta is your referee for this welterweight contest. Touch of hands and we're started. Southpaw for Thatch, who offers a high kick. Uppercut coming in for Thatch glances. Thiago offers a right hand, blocked, but gets the takedown briefly along the cage. Thatch back up, knee to the body in the clinch. Thiago...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Thatch crumples Paulo Thiago with this brutal knee to the liver

  And just like that, Brandon Thatch becomes a legitimate threat that needs to be noticed in the lightweight division. With one swift blow after a relatively quick battle with Paulo Thiago, Thatch ended the fight and possibly Thiago’s career in the UFC. Thatch moves to 2-0 in the Octagon, and looks like he belongs in some sort of gang from Big Trouble in Little China. His violent...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Thatch vs Paulo Thiago Booked For UFC Fight Night 32

  A welterweight contest between Brandon Thatch (10-1, pictured right) and Paulo Thiago (15-5) is set to take place at UFC Fight Night 32, with Brazilian website Combate first reporting the news, which was also backed up by Thiago via Twitter.   CONFIRMADA MINHA PRÓXIMA LUTA: 9 DE NOVEMBRO EM GOIANIA CONTRA BRANDON THATCH CONTO […]
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Paulo Thiago faces Lance Benoist at UFC on FX 8

Brazilian website is reporting that a welterweight bout between Paulo Thiago and Lance Benoist will take place at UFC on FX 8. UFC officials haven’t announced the bout yet but has confirmed the bout with its sources. UFC on FX 8 takes place May 18 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. [...]
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Clements replaces injured Thiago Alves, faces Siyar Bahadurzada at UFC 149

The injury bug has forced former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves out of scheduled UFC 149 clash against Siyar Bahadurzada. UFC officials announced that Chris Clements has agreed to fill Alves’ spot on the card opposite of Bahadurzada. The match-up of Clements and Bahadurzada unites two welterweights who have a combined 21 knockouts between them. Bahadurzada (21-4...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Clements Replaces Thiago Alves at UFC 149

One Thiago replaced at UFC 149, and another one to go. On Monday, the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion announced Chris Clements has agreed to step in for injured Thiago Alves and meet Siyar Bahadurzada (Pictured) in the July 21st event. Bahadurzada made quite the splash in his big league debut at “UFC on FUEL TV 2″ by putting Paulo Thiago to sleep in just 42 seconds...
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Thiago Alves Injured, Out of UFC 149 Fight with Siyar Bahadurzada

Friday was not a good day for UFC 149 … or fighters named Thiago. Shortly after is was revealed a bad back forced Thiago Silva out of the July 21st event, MMAWeekly reports welterweight Thiago Alves (Pictured) will now have to bow out of the show with an undisclosed injury. Alves was slated to face Siyar Bahadurzada inside Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The...
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Siyar the Killer vs Thiago Alves at UFC 149

The below statement was posted on, the official website of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.   After a spectacular UFC debut in April that netted him a 42 second knockout of Paulo Thiago, Siyar Bahadurzada will jump right back into action at UFC 149 in Calgary when he replaces the injuredYoshihiro Akiyama against longtime welterweight contender Thiago Alves. The...
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Yoshihiro Akiyama Out of UFC 149, Thiago Alves Now Fights Siyar Bahadurzada

On Tuesday afternoon, the UFC’s Brazilian Twitter account announced an undisclosed injury has forced Yoshihiro Akiyama out of his UFC 149 shootout against Thiago Alves (Pictured). Now worries, because slugger Siyar Bahadurzada has agreed to serve as substitute on July 21st. Bahadurzada made quite the splash in his big league debut at “UFC on FUEL TV 2″ by putting Paulo Thiago...
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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