But demonstrating you are able to go home Alves cried at UFC Fortaleza and had his hands increased. While your decision has been funny, the American Top Team welterweight acquired a split decision on Max Griffin, having the best end of two out of three 29-28 scorecards to make the win.
Griffin did actually win the round because he landed the harder shots and pushed on the pace. He had Alves and did actually be just a few shots from finish the fight. However, Alves cleared the cobwebs and he landed often enough to let Griffin understand he had been in the battle, until the round had been outside.
Then came the next round, perhaps one of the most exciting five-minute phases of this year.
Alves attested the ferocity with which he peppered him with combos of punches, elbows, and body kicks and climbed to UFC welterweight title challenger status as he tickles Griffin , eliciting a roar from the crowd. Griffin, for his part, landed enough to keep Alves however it had been a clear Alves round.
With a victory in his 25th career UFC struggle, Alves ended a win streak and rose to 23-13. Sacramento’s Griffin (14-6) has now lost two straight and three .