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Sam Alvey

"Smilin" Sam Alvey
  • Name: Sam Alvey
  • MMA Record: 30-8-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Smilin
  • Current Streak: 4 Wins
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1986.05.06
  • Last Fight: January 28, 2017 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 185.6 lbs
  • Affiliation: Team Quest
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $50,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Manitowoc, Wisconsin
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

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Sam Alvey MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Br Thales Leites
30-8-0 26-7-0

Us UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2017.04.22
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Nate Marquardt
29-8-0 35-16-2

Us UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs. Peña
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2017.01.28
Odds: -145 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.6 lbs (84.2 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Alex Nicholson
28-8-0 7-2-0

Mx UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2016.11.05
Odds: -175 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Alex Nicholson UFC UFN 97 2016.10.15
Reason: Event Cancelled
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:56 Round 2 of 3, 9:56 Total

Us Kevin Casey
27-8-0 9-4-1

Ca UFC on FOX 21: Maia vs. Condit
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2016.08.27
Odds: -205 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Win | Submission | Choke
2:43 Round 1 of 3

Us Eric Spicely
26-8-0 8-0-0

Us UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs. Lineker
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2016.07.13
Odds: -275 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ca Elias Theodorou
26-7-0 11-1-0

Ca UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2016.06.18
Odds: +205 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Daniel Sarafian UFC UFN 83 2016.02.21
Reason: Alvey Broken Jaw
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:19 Round 1 of 3

Us Derek Brunson
26-6-0 13-3-0

Us UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs. St. Preux
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.08.08
Odds: +330 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:49 Round 1 of 3

Au Daniel Kelly
25-6-0 9-0-0

Au UFC Fight Night 65: Miocic vs. Hunt
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.05.09
Odds: -350 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Steve Perceval
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:34 Round 1 of 3

Br Cezar Ferreira
24-6-0 8-3-0

Br UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.02.22
Odds: +300 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Perf/Night | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#18 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2015
UFC Fight Night 61 Performance of the Night
Win | KO/TKO
2:16 Round 1 of 3

Au Dylan Andrews
23-6-0 17-5-0

Au UFC Fight Night 55: Rockhold vs. Bisping
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.11.07
Odds: +145 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Gb Tom Watson
23-5-0 16-7-0

Us UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. St. Preux
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.08.16
Odds: +110 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta | Walkout Music: Train - Hey, Soul Sister
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Gerald Meerschaert
22-5-0 19-7-0

Us NAFC: "Mega Brawl" MMA
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.05.31
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
1:02 Round 4 of 5, 16:02 Total

Us Wes Swofford
21-5-0 9-4-0

Ca MFC 40: Crowned Kings
Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2014.05.09
Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs) | Referee: Kyle Cardinal
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
4:56 Round 5 of 5, 24:56 Total

Us Jason South
20-5-0 10-0-0

Ca MFC 38: Behind Enemy Lines
Co-Main Event | Vacant Title | Middleweight | 185

2013.10.04
Odds: -230 (Moderate Favorite) | Referee: Kyle Cardinal
Cancelled Bout Chase Degenhardt MFC 37 2013.05.10
Reason: Degenhardt Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:05 Round 3 of 3, 11:05 Total

Br Jay Silva
19-5-0 8-7-0

Ca MFC 37: True Grit
Main Card | Catchweight | 187 lbs

2013.05.10
Odds: -275 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.6 lbs (84.2 kgs) | Referee: Kyle Cardinal
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Ba Elvis Mutapcic
19-4-0 12-2-0

Ca MFC 36: Reality Check
Co-Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 185

2013.02.15
Odds: +185 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 184.4 lbs (83.6 kgs) | Referee: Vern Gorman
Cancelled Bout Daniel Almeida Freedom Fight 2012.10.27
Reason: Event Postponed
Loss | Decision | Majority
Exhibition Bout
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Us Joey Rivera
19-4-0 7-1-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter Season 16: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2012.08.09
Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
Exhibition Bout
0:47 Round 1 of 2

Us Leo Kuntz
19-4-0 14-1-1

Us The Ultimate Fighter Season 16: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2012.07.31
Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Cancelled Bout Shonie Carter ShoFight 20 2012.06.16
Reason: Carter Car Accident
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:37 Round 1 of 3

Br Lucas Lopes
18-4-0 25-13-0

Us ShoFight 20
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.06.16
Weigh-In: 185.7 lbs (84.2 kgs)
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
1:41 Round 1 of 3

Br Daniel Almeida
17-4-0 7-2-0

Ca Wreck MMA 9: Road to Glory
Main Card | Catchweight | 190 lbs

2012.04.20
Weigh-In: 189.6 lbs (86.0 kgs) | Referee: Philippe Chartier
Loss | Decision | Majority

Nz Brandon Ropati

Nz Industry of Combat New Zealand

2012.03.03
Cancelled Bout Tim Soto Madtown Throwdown 26 2012.01.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:39 Round 1 of 3

Us Eddie Larrea
16-3-0 14-17-0

Us Madtown Throwdown 26: The Return
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.01.07
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Mx Augusto Montaño

Mx Mexico Regional

2011.11.05
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Vitor Vianna
15-2-0 10-1-1

Us Bellator 50
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 185 lbs

2011.09.17
Odds: +210 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs) | Referee: Troy Waugh
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

De Karl Amoussou
14-2-0 12-3-2

Us Bellator 45
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.05.21
Odds: +175 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 184.6 lbs (83.7 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Win | Decision | Split

Us Jason Guida

Us North American Fighting Championship

2010.11.24
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Luke Taylor

Tt Caribbean Ultimate Fist Fighting

2010.10.22
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us William Hill

Us King of the Cage

2010.10.08
Loss | Submission | Choke

Us Gerald Meerschaert

Us Combat USA

2010.09.10
No Contest

Us Paul Bradley

Us King of the Cage

2010.07.17
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Pat O'Malley

Us Combat USA

2010.06.17
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Brad Resop

Us Combat USA

2010.02.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Eric Hammerich

Us Madtown Throwdown

2010.01.08
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Demian Decorah

Us Wisconsin Regional

2009.11.27
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Us Mark Honneger

Us Madtown Throwdown

2009.07.31
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Ron Carter

Us King of the Cage

2009.07.18
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Tre Mittnecht

Us Wisconsin Regional

2009.06.19
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Us Caleb Nelson

Us Wisconsin Regional

2009.05.01
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Jason Sink

Us King of the Cage

2009.04.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Justin Lemke

Us Wisconsin Regional

2009.02.28
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Lukas Bowar

Us Wisconsin Regional

2008.11.28
Win | Submission | Shoulder

Us Shane Malchiodi

Us King of the Cage

2008.07.19
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Rodney Sleepers

Us King of the Cage

2008.01.12
Win | KO/TKO

Us Josh Wagner

Us Xtreme Fighting Organization

2007.10.19
Loss | KO/TKO

Us John Eldridge

Us Xtreme Fighting Organization

2007.08.11

Sam Alvey Wiki Update Wiki

With a record of 19-4, Smilin' Sam Alvey is a fairly experience mixed martial artist who has competed across 3 different divisions Light Heavyweight, Middleweight, and Welterweight (TUF). He has fought for King of the Cage 4 times. 3 of those were wins,  along with 1 draw. He then made his way to Bellator and competed in the Middleweight Season 5 tournament. In his debut he beat Karl Amoussou via decision. In the quarter final he lost to Vitor Vianna via decision. 

After the loss to Vitor Vianna he went on to win 4 of 5 fights. He then joined the cast of The Ultimate Fighter Season 16. This is where he would drop to Welter weight for the first time in his career. To get into the house he fought Leo Kuntz, all it took was a single right hook to end the fight. During the fighter picks he was Team Carwins 1st pick. 2 fight of the season Shane Carwin picked Sam Alvey to go up against  Team Nelsons, Joey Rivera. After a domination by Joey Rivera he ended up winning the unanimous decision win over Sam Alvey. After being eliminated Sam Alvey confirmed he would be moving back to Middleweight saying this:

"Most of my career I’ve been at 205 and then I made the cut to 185 and that was a pretty big cut. Then 29 days before the show aired I got asked to be on the show, so I cut 40lbs in that 29 days. I was so drained after the cut and I just never regained, I mean in the fight I threw three punches, I had two takedowns or what could have been takedowns had I used it, it just wasn’t my day."

Last updated 10.17.2012, 9:40 PM ET
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