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Thiago Alves vs. Paulo Thiago Likely for UFC 107 in December

Thiago AlvesWelterweights Thiago Alves and Paulo Thiago are likely to square off at UFC 107 on December 12 in Memphis, Tennessee, according to MMAjunkie.

Both Alves (16-5) and Thiago (11-1) suffered unanimous decision losses in their most-recent bouts last month at UFC 100, with Alves dropping a decision to welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, while Thiago was topped by Jon Fitch.

Prior to the losses, Alves had won seven-straight fights, including victories over Josh Koscheck, Karo Parisyan, and Matt Hughes, while Thiago improved his undefeated record to 11-0 with an upset knockout of Josh Koscheck in his UFC debut.

UFC 107 is headlined by Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Rashad Evans and is also rumored to feature a heavyweight matchup between Frank Mir and Cheick Kongo.

For the latest UFC 107 rumors check out the UFC rumors section.

Pictured: Thiago Alves


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