|Born||Warlley Alves Andrade|
January 4, 1991
Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
|Division||Welterweight (2011-present) |
|Reach||72 in (183 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
last updated on: May 15, 2016
Warlley Alves Andrade (born January 4, 1991), is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional MMA competitor since 2011, Warlley made a name for himself fighting at Jungle Fight. He is the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Middleweight tournament.
The Ultimate Fighter
On February 26, 2014 it was revealed that Alves was selected to be a participant on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3. Alves defeated Wendell Oliveira by split decision to move into the Ultimate Fighter house, and become an official cast member.
Alves was selected as the third pick (fifth overall) of coach Chael Sonnen to be a part of Team Sonnen. In his second Middleweight fight of the season, Alves was selected to fight Ismael de Jesus. Alves won via knockout (knees) in the first round. He was then scheduled to face Wagner Silva for a spot in the final against Marcio Alexandre Jr. He defeated Silva by submission (guillotine choke).
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Alves made his UFC debut on May 31, 2014 at The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale against Márcio Alexandre Jr. to determine the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 middleweight tournament. He won the fight via technical submission (guillotine choke) with only twenty-five seconds left to the end of the third round. After the fight Alves stated that he would fight in the Welterweight division of UFC.
Alves was expected to face Jim Wallhead on October 21, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 118. Wallhead was forced out from the card citing injury and was replaced by newcomer Salim Touahri. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Championships and awards
Mixed martial arts
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Middleweight Tournament Winner
- Performance of the Night (One time) vs Márcio Alexandre Jr.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|15 matches||12 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||12–3||James Krause||TKO (knee and punches)||UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick||August 25, 2018||2||2:28||Lincoln, Nebraska, United States|
|Win||12–2||Sultan Aliev||TKO (doctor stoppage)||UFC 224||May 12, 2018||2||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||11–2||Salim Touahri||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Till||October 21, 2017||3||5:00||Gdańsk, Poland|
|Loss||10–2||Kamaru Usman||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Nogueira 2||November 19, 2016||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Loss||10–1||Bryan Barberena||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 198||May 14, 2016||3||5:00||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||10–0||Colby Covington||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC 194||December 12, 2015||1||1:26||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||9–0||Nordine Taleb||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC 190||August 1, 2015||2||4:11||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||8–0||Alan Jouban||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Saint Preux||November 8, 2014||3||5:00||Uberlândia, Brazil||Return to Welterweight.|
|Win||7–0||Márcio Alexandre Jr.||Technical Submission (guillotine choke)||The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs. Maldonado||May 31, 2014||3||0:25||São Paulo, Brazil||Won The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Middleweight Tournament. Performance of the Night.|
|Win||6–0||Mike Jackson||TKO (punches)||Jungle Fight 56||August 24, 2013||1||1:58||Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil|
|Win||5–0||Ederson Moreira||Submission (guillotine choke)||Jungle Fight 53||June 1, 2013||1||0:48||Japeri, Brazil|
|Win||4–0||Carlos Alberto Rojas||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Jungle Fight 46||December 13, 2012||2||0:48||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||3–0||Adilson Fernandes||Submission (guillotine choke)||Jungle Fight 44||October 27, 2012||1||0:40||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||2–0||Kelles Albuquerque||Submission (guillotine choke)||GF - Fight Pavilion Special Edition 2||July 29, 2012||1||1:01||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||1–0||Wallace Oliveira||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Celeiro Combat 3||April 7, 2011||1||0:34||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
Mixed martial arts exhibition record
|Exhibition record breakdown|
|3 matches||3 wins||0 losses|
|Win||3–0||Wagner Silva||Submission (guillotine choke)||The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3||May 18, 2014 (airdate)||1||0:24||São Paulo, Brazil||The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 semifinal round.|
|Win||2–0||Ismael de Jesus||KO (knees)||The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3||May 4, 2014 (airdate)||1||N/A||São Paulo, Brazil||The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 preliminary round.|
|Win||1–0||Wendell Oliveira||Decision (split)||The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3||March 9, 2014 (airdate)||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil||The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 elimination round.|
- "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Shogun vs. Saint Preux". UFC.com. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
- Nate Wilcox. "Jungle Fight 56 results + animated gifs". Bloody Elbow.
- Fox Sports. "Warlley Alves runs over Marcio Alexandre to win TUF Brazil 3 title". FOX Sports.
- "Conheça os 32 participantes da terceira temporada do TUF Brasil". globoesporte.com.
- Nathan McCarter. "TUF Brazil 3 Episode 1 Results and Recap: Wanderlei, Sonnen Evaluate Talent". Bleacher Report.
- "The Daily MMA Review: TUF Brazil 3 Recap, JDS injured, and latest fight bookings". themmareport.com.
- "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Episode 11 Recap". Fight Game Blog.
- Michael Drahota. "TUF: 'Brazil' 3 Finale fight card: Vitor Miranda vs Antonio Carlos Jr. & Warlley Alves vs Marcio Alexandre Jr. fight previews". MMAmania.com.
- "Antonio Carlos Jr. and Warlley Alves win TUF: Brazil 3 finals". Doc Octagon.
- Guilherme Cruz. "Warlley Alves will cut down to 170 following TUF: Brazil win". MMA Fighting.
- Jacob Cooper (2014-09-24). "Warlley Alves meets Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 56". fansided.com. Retrieved 2014-09-24.
- Ken Pishna (2014-11-09). "UFC Brazil Results: Warlley Alves Takes Hometown Decision Over Alan Jouban". mmaweekly.com.
- Staff (2015-06-10). "Warlley Alves vs. Nordine Taleb official for UFC 190". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-06-10.
- Ben Fowlkes (2015-08-01). "UFC 190 results: Warlley Alves taps Nordine Taleb with second-round guillotine". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-08-01.
- Staff (2015-08-19). "Warlley Alves vs. Colby Covington booked for UFC 194". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-08-19.
- Ben Fowlkes (2015-12-12). "UFC 194 results: Warlley Alves blasts through Colby Covington with first-round choke". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-12-12.
- Staff (2016-02-16). "Bryan Barberena meets Warlley Alves for UFC event in Brazil". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
- Brent Brookhouse (2016-05-14). "UFC 198 results: Bryan Barberena edges Warlley Alves by decision in grueling battle". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-05-14.
- Guilherme Cruz (2016-10-04). "UFC Fight Night 100 gets Warlley Alves vs. Kamaru Usman". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2015-10-04.
- Steven Marrocco (2016-11-19). "UFC Fight Night 100 results: Kamaru Usman dominates Warlley Alves for wide decision win". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
- Staff (2017-04-23). "Warlley Alves vs. Kiichi Kunimoto added to UFC Fight Night 110 lineup in New Zealand". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-04-24.
- Danny Segura (2017-05-19). "Warlley Alves injured, Zak Ottow steps in to face Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 110". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
- Staff (2017-09-14). "Warlley Alves vs. Jim Wallhead added to UFC Fight Night 118 in Poland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-09-14.
- "Jim Wallhead out at UFC Fight Night 118, promotion seeks new foe for Warlley Alves". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-15. Retrieved 2017-10-17.
- "Poland's Salim Touahri replaces Jim Wallhead vs. Warlley Alves at UFC Fight Night 118". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-16. Retrieved 2017-10-17.
- "UFC Fight Night 118 results: Warlley Alves snaps skid with win over Salim Touahri". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-21. Retrieved 2017-10-21.
- Staff (2018-03-20). "Warlley Alves set to meet Sultan Aliev at UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
- "UFC 224 results: Warlley Alves outstrikes Sultan Aliev, doctor waves off fight after two". MMAjunkie. 2018-05-12. Retrieved 2018-05-13.
- Raphael Marinho (2018-07-25). "In search of the third consecutive victory, Warlley Alves faces James Krause at UFC Lincoln". sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 2018-07-25. (in Portuguese)
- "UFC Fight Night 135 results: James Krause upsets 4-1 favorite Warlley Alves after big knee". MMAjunkie. 2018-08-26. Retrieved 2018-08-26.
- Marcelo Barone and Raphael Marinho (2019-03-15). "UFC matches Warlley Alves vs. Alberto Miná for UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro". sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 2019-03-15. (in Portuguese)