Thiago Alves Headed To The Shelf With Injury

Thiago Alves-Siyar Bahadurzada is off the UFC 149 event, as Alves was scratched with an injury, according to a report by

Alves joins Thiago Silva as a fighter hampered by the injury bug. Silva was forced out of his planned fight with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua for the same July card.

UFC 149 takes place July 21 on pay-per-view from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. A replacement for Alves to face Bahadurzada is currently being discussed by the UFC.

Bahadurzada (21-4-1) was a replacement for Yoshihiro Akiyama a few weeks ago after an injury knocked Akiayama from the card.

Photo credit: Sherdog

  • warriordave927

    I’ve said it before and ill say it again,SIYAR BAHADRUZADA VS DAN HARDY,that fight has fireworks written all over it and would be ko of the night for sure

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale

Event Date: April 16, 2014
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 117: Lima vs. Hawn

Event Date: April 18, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs Browne

Event Date: April 19, 2014
Broadcast: FOX, FOX Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira

Event Date: April 26, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 118: Dantas vs. Warren

Event Date: May 2, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV,

Bellator 119: Cooper vs. Halsey

Event Date: May 9, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV