Archives for Amilcar Alves

After a tumultuous decade, Paulo Filho has finally exorcised his demons


Depression, dogs and drugs: Former WEC champion Paulo Filho opens up about hitting rock bottom over the past decade, and those many times he contemplated ending it all.

Shooto champion fails drug test, stripped of title


Rafael Sobral won the vacant Shooto Brazil bantamweight title with a decision win over Luciano Benicio in November, but loses his belt after failing the post-fight drug test.

Alves fails drug test, stripped of Shooto title


Two fighters have tested positive for banned substances after Shooto Brazil 56 in Rio de Janeiro, including UFC veteran Amilcar Alves.

BtO: Disgraced UFC vet Franca wins, Sandro vs Kim


Disgraced UFC title challenger Hermes Franca picks up his first win in four years. Meanwhile, former One FC bantamweight champion and erstwhile Sengoku champion Marlon Sandro collide in the co-main...

BtO: Tiger Sarnavskiy's flying knee KO


PRIDE veteran Dong Sik Yoon continues to make the most of his return to MMA competition, plus UFC vets Riki Fukuda, Gilbert Smith, and Alvin Robinson all return to action.