Warlley Alves

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Warlley Alves
Born Warlley Alves Andrade
(1991-01-04) January 4, 1991 (age 27)
Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)[1]
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Division Welterweight (2011-present)
Middleweight (2014)
Reach 72 in (183 cm)[1]
Fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Team X-Gym
Years active 2011–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 14
Wins 12
By knockout 2
By submission 6
By decision 4
Losses 2
By decision 2
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]

Championships and awards[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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 4:58 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. 

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