Newly signed UFC welterweight, Amilcar Alves vs. Mike Pierce at UFC 118

Recent UFC signee, Nova Uniao welterweight, Amilcar Alves (Left) will make his debut vs. Mike Pierce on the preliminary card at UFC 118 in Boston, Massachusetts on August 28th, 2010.

Alves (11-1) is a member of the Nova Uniao academy, which currently houses former UFC fighter Thales Leites, WEC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and UFC lightweight Ronnys Torres. His only loss came via submission vs. Fernando Paulon in 2007, but the Brazilian bounced back with eight straight wins.

Mike Pierce (12-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC), last defeated Julio Paulino via unanimous decision at UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones in March.

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