UFC 138: Thiago Alves submits Papy Abedy in Round 1Posted on November 5, 2011, 04:22 PM by Anton Gurevich
Former UFC Welterweight title challenger Thiago "Pitbull" Alves got himself back on the winning ways with a triumph over Papy Abedy, as part of the UFC 138 main card in Birmingham, England.
Abedy showed a lot of heart during the start of the fight, going on an all-out war against Alves with kicks and striking combination. The Swede also got Alves at the fence on several occasions, where he had the highest portions of success in the fight.
But the end lived up to the expectations, as Thiago Alves unleashed a sharp striking combination that got Abedy wobbled and then knocked down on the canvas. "The Pitbull" swarmed all over abedy with punches and elbows, before unleashing the fight-ending Rear Naked Choke.
Thiago Alves improved his MMA record to 19-8, with what his first Submssion victory inside the UFC Octagon. So what's next for Alves? Use the comment section below.