Thiago Alves Injured; Out of UFC on FOX Sports 1 in Boston

Jul 21, 2012; Calgary, AB, CANADA; A general view of Scotiabank Saddledome prior to the lightweight bout of UFC 149 between Anton Kulvanen and Mitch Clarke. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 in Boston is down another fighter. It was announced today that Thiago Alves would be forced to withdraw from his anticipated main card fight against Matt Brown due to injury, but the UFC wasted no time in naming a replacement opponent. With Alves out, Mike Pyle gets the call.

The official FOX Sports 1 Twitter account announced the move:

With the change of opponent for Matt Brown, here is the updated fight card for the UFC’s return to Boston:


  • Mauricio Rua vs. Chael Sonnen
  • Travis Browne vs. Alistair Overeem
  • Yuri Alcantara vs. Urijah Faber
  • Matt Brown vs. Mike Kyle
  • Uriah Hall vs. Josh Samman
  • Michael “The Menace” Johnson vs. Joe Lauzon


  • Michael McDonald vs. Brad Pickett
  • Conor McGregor vs. Andy Ogle
  • Mike Brown vs. Steven Siler
  • Diego Brandao vs. Daniel Pineda
  • Manny Gamburyan vs. Cole Miller
  • Cody Donovan vs. Ovince St. Preux
  • Ramsey Nijem vs. James Vick

Topics: UFC On FOX Sports 1 1

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