Americian Top Team fighter Thiago Alves Interviewed by Kombat Nation. Talks about MMA, UFC, his diet and supplements please a funny twist at the end! Thanks to Popeyes Supplements Burnaby BC for the invitation. Thiago Alves dAraujo (Portuguese pronunciation- [; born October 3, 1983) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. He started training in Muay Thai when he was 15 and mixed martial arts at 17. He is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has been described as a Muay Thai wrecking machine. As of July 2011, He is currently ranked the #10 welterweight in the world by Sherdog and the #7 welterweight fighter in the world by MMAWeekly and Yahoo! Sports He holds notable victories over Papy Abedi, Karo Parisyan, John Howard, John Alessio, Marcus Davis, Chris Lytle, Josh Koscheck, and Matt Hughes.