UFC Quick Quote: Thiago Alves like to beat on people

"I like to beat (on people). Many people ask me when I will submit an adversary in UFC because I train with a bunch of Brazilian black belt fighters but my goal is another. I can even use my ground game to get a better position but I always prepare myself to throw hits. This is the reason I work so much. As I said, I will knock GSP out! I respect him and know he is a great champion but I’m ready and waiting for the time that the Octagon gate will be closed. I will put in practice what I have trained over ten months. Wait, I will take the belt."

Number one welterweight contender Thiago Alves tells Brasil Combate that he's prepared to make it a hat trick and join Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida as a UFC champion from the country of Brazil when he tangles with division kingpin Georges St. Pierre at UFC 100 on July 11. "The Pitbull" has never fought more than 15 minutes inside the Octagon in more than 10 career appearances. Will that change at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, on fight night or is this one destined to end early? Choose your sides…

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