Completed MMA Bout

Thiago Alves vs. Papy Abedi

Main Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | MMA

Thiago Alves defeats Papy Abedi via Submission at 3:32 of Round 1

Thiago "Pitbull" Alves
Papy "Makambo" Abedi

Round 1

Thiago Alves Papy Abedi

"Pitbull" "Makambo"

18-8-0   Pro Record At Fight   8-0-0
Climbed to 19-8   Record After Fight   Fell to 8-1
-340 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +275 (Moderate Underdog)
Brazil   Nationality   Democratic Republic Of Congo
Coconut Creek, Florida   Fighting out of   Stockholm, Sweden
28 years, 1 month, 2 days   Age at Fight   33 years, 4 months, 6 days
171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs)
5'9" (175cm)   Height   5'11" (181cm)
70.0" (178cm)   Reach   74.0" (188cm)
American Top Team   Gym   Hilti NHB
UFC 138
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz
  • Date: Saturday 11.05.2011 at 01:40 PM ET
  • Referee: Dan Miragliotta
  • Venue: LG Arena / National Exhibition Centre
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 8 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Alves Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Abedi Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Alves vs. Abedi Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Just got to @FirstRoundMgmt Office. I gotta say I'm impressed! Good job mamao brothers!!! @malkikawa @RickFRM!
5 days, 4 hours, and 59 minutes
Guess I'm coming to visit you guys in the end of the month @MyBlueGrace! Are u guys ready? #partytime @BobbyBG_CEO ooh it's on!
5 days, 3 hours, and 50 minutes
Starting my day with Oats & Berries Smoothia from @LivingLeanBook! Back to the basics and it's delicious @TheDolceDiet @AmericanTopTeam!
5 days, 3 hours, and 31 minutes
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4 days, 11 hours, and 19 seconds
Trying to shave my head myself I always miss a few spots. Lol
4 days, 3 hours, and 58 minutes
Gonna check it out homie! @Barbosabjj: @ThiagoAlvesATT Battlefield 3 is better!!!!”
3 days, 15 hours, and 24 minutes
Call of Duty MW3. It's on!
3 days, 12 hours, and 24 minutes
I'm gonna learn how to shuffle on the few days I have off cause @TheDolceDiet told me to . Gotta get my party moves on point again lol
2 days, 4 hours, and 12 minutes
He's funny lol the husby is coming home yay sorry for taking him for so long ;) "@BrandyDolce: @ThiagoAlvesATT Awww Tanky!!! lol"
2 days, 3 hours, and 40 minutes
Tanky get mad when his sis Saxa is up stairs and he's not... He decide to sleep in her bed lol
2 days, 3 hours, and 24 minutes
Faca agora! Oportunidades nao espera q tudo esteja perfeito ao seu redor pra acontecer... Act now!
2 days, 3 hours, and 23 minutes
Act now. Opportunities do not wait for conditions to be perfect. Good morning!!!
2 days, 3 hours, and 16 minutes
Muito abrigado por todas energias positiva do meu BRAZIL! Amo vcs! Saldades da familia da terrinha! Mae to chegando!
1 day, 13 hours, and 45 minutes
Thank you all for the great messages! I couldn't do this without you guys support! I got the best fans in the world! Osu! One love ;)
1 day, 10 hours, and 4 minutes
Feels great to be back home gonna rest for a few days and get right back at it! To the top now!! Osu! @ufc @TheDolceDiet @AmericanTopTeam
1 day, 9 hours, and 52 minutes
Home sweet home! Big thanks to my sponsors @Microtechceo and @microtechbuzz and @trainingmask for the support! Osu!
1 day, 9 hours, and 40 minutes
Thanks for always supporting me! One love!!! ;) "@TapouT: Big congrats to @ThiagoAlvesATT! The Pitbull is back!
1 day, 9 hours, and 33 minutes
Thanks for always supporting me! One love!!! ;) "@TapouT: Big congrats to @ThiagoAlvesATT! The Pitbull is back!
17 hours and 9 minutes
@jucao @Gesias @BigfootSilva vamo churrascar lol
16 hours and 51 minutes
@Gesias valeu neguin! Vamo se juntar geral essa semana! Beijao!!!
15 hours and 58 minutes
Sky is the limit brotha!!! "@BobbyBG_CEO: and thanks to @ThiagoAlvesATT for repping @mybluegrace . So proud and so excited for the future!"
14 hours and 50 minutes
Special thanks to my beloved sponsors @MyBlueGrace @WestcoastAuth @TapouT @HayabusaFightbg! Much love thanks for all!!!
12 hours and 56 minutes
Big thanks to all my fans, family and friends... Special thanks to @TheDolceDiet @AmericanTopTeam couldn't do without u guys! @ufc
12 hours and 54 minutes
Yoo thanks for the support brotha!!! Osu!!! "@Jonnybones: Let's go pitbull!!"
12 hours and 40 minutes
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