Thiago Alves was a ballroom dancer and instructor in Fortaleza, Brazil, before moving to the United States when he was 19 years old. When you make your professional MMA debut in a bare-knuckle fight in Brazil at 16 years of age, you can dance if you want to.
UFC lightweight Jim Miller is the unofficial baker for AMA Fight Club—his specialty is carrot cake.
Stefan Struve (7’0” tall, 25 years old) vs. Mark Hunt (5’10” tall, 38 years old) at UFC on Fuel TV 8 featured both the youngest vs. the oldest and the tallest vs. the shortest heavyweights in the UFC.
Beautiful British lassie Carly Baker—the first European UFC ring girl—made her Octagon debut at UFC on Fuel TV 7 in London in February.
With his win over Nick Diaz at UFC 158, Georges St-Pierre has now logged the longest time in the UFC without a finish, having fought 150 minutes since