- 19-9 MMA / 11-6 UFC Record
- Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
- Notable Wins: Matt Hughes, Josh Koscheck, John Howard
- 17-11 MMA / 10-5 UFC Record
- 5 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins: Jordan Mein, Stephen Thompson, Mike Swick
UFC on FOX Sports 1
August 17th, 2013
Former number one contender, Thiago Alves return after a year and half long layoff from the cage. He last competed at UFC on FX 2, when he was submitted by Martin Kampmann in the third round, in a fight in which he was dominating up until the finish. It was his second loss in three fights, only securing a submission victory over Papy Abedi at UFC 138.
Matt Brown extended his win streak to five, with a impressive second round TKO victory over Jordan Mein at UFC on FOX 7. Four out of five victories during the streak have come by knockout stoppages, including wins over Chris Cope, Luis Ramos, and Mike Swick.