Thiago Alves hurt, to miss UFC 149
An undisclosed injury has forced former top welterweight contender Thiago Alves to withdraw from UFC 149, the promotion announced Monday.
A solid Muay Thai striker, Alves was scheduled to face Siyar Bahadurzada on the July 21 card, which will be held in Calgary, Alberta.
UFC has replaced Alves with pinpoint puncher Chris Clements, who will make his second appearance in the Octagon.
Alves (19-9) has struggled to find his footing since dropping a unanimous decision to 170-titleholder ...
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