Matchup: Thiago Alves (8-2-0) vs. Derrick Noble (16-7-1)
Date: April 15, 2006
Location: Anaheim, California
Recap: Thiago Alves faced his former conqueror Derrick Noble at UFC® 59. Exciting young welterweight prospect Alves erased the memory of a 2003 submission loss to Noble by stopping his old rival with a barrage of strikes in the first round.
Outcome: Alves by TKO, Round 1