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Thiago Alves Out of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 116 Co-Main Event

September 13, 2017 | Posted by Larry Csonka
Thiago Alves

According to MMA Junkie, Thiago Alves (22-11 MMA, 14-8 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 116 co-headliner against Mike Perry (10-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC). Alves representatives weren’t immediately available for comment or details on the fighter’s withdrawal, and the UFC is looking for a replacement opponent for Perry. Here is the updated card for the show…

MAIN CARD (FS1, 10 p.m. ET)
Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch
Mike Perry vs. TBA
Hector Lombard vs. Anthony Smith
Gregor Gillespie vs. Jason Gonzalez
Sergio Moraes vs. Kamaru Usman
Justin Ledet vs. Zu Anyanwu

PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 8 p.m. ET)
Tony Martin vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Anthony Hamilton vs. Daniel Spitz
Uriah Hall vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Felipe Arantes vs. Luke Sanders

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7:30 p.m. ET)
Gilbert Burns vs. Jason Saggo