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Mike Swick: I'm the healthiest I've ever been

After his loss to Paulo Thiago in 2010, Mike Swick took two and a half years off due to his esophageal spasm condition. He came back in 2012 with a knockout win over DaMarques Johnson and then a KO loss to Matt Brown. Turns out, Swick wasn't as healthy as he thought he was. In the two and a half years since his last bout, Swick has concentrated on coaching at the AKA Thailand gym...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Thatch: "I need this fight to be an exclamation point"

When Brandon Thatch arrived in the UFC in August 2013 he announced his presence with an emphatic thud as he walked through Justin Edwards in his debut in just 83 seconds.  It took Thatch just over two minutes to do the same thing to Paulo Thiago in his second appearance and it appeared the sky was the limit for the 29-year old fighter out of Colorado.  But just when it seemed like...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Paulo Thiago Released From The UFC Following Losing Run

Paulo Thiago’s inability to get back in the win column has finally caught up with him as he’s now been officially released from his UFC contract. The Brazilian welterweight fighter was last seen competing in September at UFC Fight Night 51, losing by unanimous decision to Sean Spencer. Prior to that he’d also lost the same way to Gasan Umalatov along with a first round submission...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Paulo Thiago Cut by UFC

Remember when welterweight Paulo Thiago joined the UFC with a perfect 10-0 record then proceeded to TKO former top contender Josh Koscheck in his big league debut and everyone thought Thiago could contend for the title sooner rather than later? Yeah, about that… Fast forward nearly six years and Thiago now finds himself in the unemployment line. According to the Brazilian website...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC fighter Paulo Thiago will work the World Cup – as a police officer

You might know the name Paulo Thiago for his career in the UFC. Thiago has fought 12 times for the organization, putting together a 5-7 record since February of 2009. But Thiago has a day job in addition to his fighting career – he’s a police officer in Brazil’s elite BOPE force, which looks comparable to a SWAT team. And even though Thiago just fought on the UFC card in Sao...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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