Thiago Alves Will Likely Require Surgery On Broken Nose

UFC welterweight Thiago Alves not only lost to Carlos Condit during the main event of UFC Fight Night 67 this past Saturday. He has a badly broken nose to boot, it will likely require surgery to be fully repaired.

Dr. Marcio Tannure, the medical director of Brazil’s athletic commission CABMMA, said this regarding Alves’ medical needs.

X-rays of the shattered nose were not immediately available. Timelines for treatment and recovery for the American Top Team fighter were also not known.

Alves lost to Condit via second round TKO via doctor stoppage after the end of the second round.

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