As seen at last night’s UFC Fight Night 67, Thiago Alves broke his nose in the main event against Carlos Condit that was later stopped after the second-round. Alves said at the post-fight presser that he would require surgery to fix it.
No other details are known at this time.
#12 Thiago Alves (21-10) 12 KOs, 2 subs, 7 decision wins in his career and is on a one-fight losing streak. He has won 11 of his last 15 fights; six of those have been by KO. He’s 3-3 in his last six bouts that started with a unanimous decision loss to Rick Story at UFC 130, but rebounded with a first-round RNC win at UFC 138 against Papy Abedi. He lost to Martin Kampmann in March of 2012 by third-round guillotine choke. He then rattled off a two-fight winning streak with wins over Seth Baczynski in April of 2014 by unanimous decision and then a second-round KO of Jordan Mein at UFC 183. He had his nose broke in his last bout against Carlos Condit at UFC Fight Night 67.
UFC Fight Night 67 took place on Saturday, May 30th from Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil, and it aired on FOX Sports 1.
The main event was Thiago Alves vs. Carlos Condit and the co-main event was Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira.