Thiago Alves scratched from UFC 111 match with Jon Fitch

3/25/10 in MMA   |   Scott   |   53606 respect

In what was suppose to be a #1 contenders match for the welterweight title, Thiago Alves has been forced to pull out of his match with Jon Fitch after failing 3 separate CAT-scan tests.  Alves hasnt fought since UFC 100 when he was beaten be champion Georges St. Pierre.  With Alves/Fitch off the card and no time to find a suitable replacement, the lightweight bout between Kurt Pellegrino and Fabricio Carmoes moves to the live pay per view telecast.
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