Warlley Alves

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Warlley Alves
BornWarlley Alves Andrade
(1991-01-04) January 4, 1991 (age 28)
Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)[1]
Weight170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
DivisionWelterweight (2011-present)
Middleweight (2014)
Reach72 in (183 cm)[1]
Fighting out ofRio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Years active2011–present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout2
By submission6
By decision4
By knockout1
By decision2
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.[2] He is the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Middleweight tournament.[3]

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

On February 26, 2014 it was revealed that Alves was selected to be a participant on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3.[4] Alves defeated Wendell Oliveira by split decision to move into the Ultimate Fighter house, and become an official cast member.[5]

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.[6] 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).[7]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

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.[8] He won the fight via technical submission (guillotine choke) with only twenty-five seconds left to the end of the third round.[9] After the fight Alves stated that he would fight in the Welterweight division of UFC.[10]

Alves next fought Alan Jouban on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 56 in the co-main event.[11] He won the fight by a controversial unanimous decision.[12]

Alves faced Nordine Taleb on August 1, 2015 at UFC 190.[13] He won the fight by submission in the second round.[14]

Alves faced Colby Covington on December 12, 2015 at UFC 194.[15] He won the fight via a guillotine choke submission in the first round.[16]

Alves faced Bryan Barberena on May 14, 2016 at UFC 198.[17] Alves lost the fight by unanimous decision.[18]

Alves next faced Kamaru Usman on November 19, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 100.[19] He lost the fight unanimous decision.[20]

Alves was expected to face Kiichi Kunimoto on June 11, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 110.[21] However, Alves pulled out of the fight on May 19 and was replaced by Zak Ottow.[22]

Alves was expected to face Jim Wallhead on October 21, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 118.[23] Wallhead was forced out from the card citing injury[24] and was replaced by newcomer Salim Touahri.[25] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[26]

Alves faced Sultan Aliev on May 12, 2018 at UFC 224.[27] He won the fight via TKO due to a doctor stoppage at the end of the second round.[28]

Alves faced James Krause on August 25, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 135.[29] He lost the fight via technical knockout.[30]

Alves is expected to face Alberto Mina on May 11, 2019 at UFC 237.[31]

Championships and awards[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Shogun vs. Saint Preux". UFC.com. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  2. ^ Nate Wilcox. "Jungle Fight 56 results + animated gifs". Bloody Elbow.
  3. ^ Fox Sports. "Warlley Alves runs over Marcio Alexandre to win TUF Brazil 3 title". FOX Sports.
  4. ^ "Conheça os 32 participantes da terceira temporada do TUF Brasil". globoesporte.com.
  5. ^ Nathan McCarter. "TUF Brazil 3 Episode 1 Results and Recap: Wanderlei, Sonnen Evaluate Talent". Bleacher Report.
  6. ^ "The Daily MMA Review: TUF Brazil 3 Recap, JDS injured, and latest fight bookings". themmareport.com.
  7. ^ "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Episode 11 Recap". Fight Game Blog.
  8. ^ Michael Drahota. "TUF: 'Brazil' 3 Finale fight card: Vitor Miranda vs Antonio Carlos Jr. & Warlley Alves vs Marcio Alexandre Jr. fight previews". MMAmania.com.
  9. ^ "Antonio Carlos Jr. and Warlley Alves win TUF: Brazil 3 finals". Doc Octagon.
  10. ^ Guilherme Cruz. "Warlley Alves will cut down to 170 following TUF: Brazil win". MMA Fighting.
  11. ^ Jacob Cooper (2014-09-24). "Warlley Alves meets Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 56". fansided.com. Retrieved 2014-09-24.
  12. ^ Ken Pishna (2014-11-09). "UFC Brazil Results: Warlley Alves Takes Hometown Decision Over Alan Jouban". mmaweekly.com.
  13. ^ Staff (2015-06-10). "Warlley Alves vs. Nordine Taleb official for UFC 190". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-06-10.
  14. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2015-08-01). "UFC 190 results: Warlley Alves taps Nordine Taleb with second-round guillotine". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-08-01.
  15. ^ Staff (2015-08-19). "Warlley Alves vs. Colby Covington booked for UFC 194". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-08-19.
  16. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2015-12-12). "UFC 194 results: Warlley Alves blasts through Colby Covington with first-round choke". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-12-12.
  17. ^ Staff (2016-02-16). "Bryan Barberena meets Warlley Alves for UFC event in Brazil". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
  18. ^ Brent Brookhouse (2016-05-14). "UFC 198 results: Bryan Barberena edges Warlley Alves by decision in grueling battle". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-05-14.
  19. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2016-10-04). "UFC Fight Night 100 gets Warlley Alves vs. Kamaru Usman". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2015-10-04.
  20. ^ 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.
  21. ^ 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.
  22. ^ 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.
  23. ^ Staff (2017-09-14). "Warlley Alves vs. Jim Wallhead added to UFC Fight Night 118 in Poland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-09-14.
  24. ^ "Jim Wallhead out at UFC Fight Night 118, promotion seeks new foe for Warlley Alves". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-15. Retrieved 2017-10-17.
  25. ^ "Poland's Salim Touahri replaces Jim Wallhead vs. Warlley Alves at UFC Fight Night 118". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-16. Retrieved 2017-10-17.
  26. ^ "UFC Fight Night 118 results: Warlley Alves snaps skid with win over Salim Touahri". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-21. Retrieved 2017-10-21.
  27. ^ Staff (2018-03-20). "Warlley Alves set to meet Sultan Aliev at UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  28. ^ "UFC 224 results: Warlley Alves outstrikes Sultan Aliev, doctor waves off fight after two". MMAjunkie. 2018-05-12. Retrieved 2018-05-13.
  29. ^ 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)
  30. ^ "UFC Fight Night 135 results: James Krause upsets 4-1 favorite Warlley Alves after big knee". MMAjunkie. 2018-08-26. Retrieved 2018-08-26.
  31. ^ 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)

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