Magno   "Popeye"   Alves

Flyweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 4 - 8 - 0
  • Submission : 0 Wins - 2 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 2 Wins - 2 Losses
  • Decision : 2 Wins - 4 Losses
  • Age : 28
  • Height : 1.64 m
  • Reach : 154 cm
  • Leg Span :
  • Stance :
  • BG Discipline : Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Strengths : Heavy handed
    BJJ Blackbelt
    Powerful
  • From : Brazil
  • Fighting out of : Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Gym : Team Nogueria Recreio
  • Trainer : Filipe Cabocao
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 40%
  • Takedowns : 20%
  • Striking : 40%

Fighters Media

EFC 65 Now Available on Kwesé TV App
EFC 65 South Africa Versus The World
EFC 65 Open Workout Highlights
'PAIN TRAIN' TAKES GOLD
SA READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD
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EFC 71 Highlights
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DALCHA IS THE KING OF THE WORLD
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SUPERFIGHT ON! DALCHA READY FOR VAN ZYL
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EFC 71 Weigh-In
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MASSIVE ODDS FOR ALVES ON BETXCHANGE
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EFC 71 Press Conference Highlights
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EFC 71 Fight Week Press Conference
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EFC 71 Engaged Episode 1
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ALVES OFFICIALLY STEPS IN TO FACE ZULU
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BK REPORTEDLY INJURED, ALVES MAY BE THE ONLY MAN WILLING TO FACE ZULU
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EFC 2017 Awards: Fight of the Year
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VOTING OPEN FOR EFC 2017 AWARDS
EFC 66 Engaged: Episode 5
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EFC 66 Engaged: Episode 5
EFC 66 Open Workout
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EFC 66 Open Workout
EFC 65 Now Available on Kwesé TV App
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EFC 65 Now Available on Kwesé TV App
EFC 65 Press Conference
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EFC 65 Press Conference
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“EITHER I FINISH HIM, OR HE QUITS”
EFC 65 Weigh-In
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EFC 65 Weigh-In
EFC 65 Engaged - Ep 5
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EFC 65 Engaged – Ep 5
EFC 65 South Africa Versus The World
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EFC 65 South Africa Versus The World
EFC 65 Engaged: Ep3
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EFC 65 Engaged: Ep3
EFC 65 Open Workout Highlights
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EFC 65 Open Workout Highlights
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THE CHAMP JUST WANTS TO FIGHT
EFC 65 Engaged: Ep 2
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EFC 65 Engaged: Ep 2
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AUSTIN AND ALLEN OPEN AS FAVOURITES AHEAD OF EFC 65
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THE ULTIMATE OPEN WORKOUT
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10 DAYS TO GO
'PAIN TRAIN' TAKES GOLD
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‘PAIN TRAIN’ TAKES GOLD
SUPABETS OPENS BETTING - EFC 51
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SUPABETS OPENS BETTING
SA READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD
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SA READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD
IT'S FIGHT WEEK! - EFC 51
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK!
FIGHT CARD UPDATES - EFC 51
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FIGHT CARD UPDATES

Action Shots

  • EFC – 71 – 23 June 2018
  • EFC – 65 – 04 November 2017
  • EFC – 51 – 15 July 2016

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Nkazimulo Zulu
    EFC 71
    R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Bokang Masunyane
    EFC 65
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Khaoe Espindola
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Arnaldo Franca
    Win
    R1 TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
  • Gareth Buirski
    EFC 51
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Mauro Leopoldo Lima de Freitas
    Win
    R3 Decision (Split)
  • Anderson Mario
    Win
    R3 Decision (Split)
  • Diogo Pimenta Christello
    Win
    R2 KO (Punch)
  • Jamilson Silva
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Pablo dos Santos
    Loss
    R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Lincoln de Sa Oliveira
    Loss
    R2 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Alexandre Pantoja
    Loss
    R1 KO (Punch)

Exhibition Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

When and why did you start training martial arts?

I started fighting in the favelas when I was young.

How did you transition to MMA?

Jiu Jitsu is a big part of life in Brazil and so MMA was the next step.

What achievements, ranks and titles have you held?

BJJ Blackbelt under the Noguiera brothers

How did you get your fight name?

The Noguiera brothers gave it to me.

What is your favourite technique, and why?

Over-hand right for the KO

Who is your hero, and why?

Roesimar Palhares

What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

I like collecting old cars

What does it mean for you to fight in the EFC?

It means a lot. I want to showcase my skills to the world.

Added Detail

Key Opponents

Notable Fights

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Magno   Alves