This fight has been cancelled after Akiyama suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw. Alves will now face Siyar Bahadurzada.
UFC welterweight Thiago Alves is going to take a year off to recover from surgery and other injuries. He expects to return in June 2013.
The UFC tried to please Calgary. They brought what they believed would be a world-class demonstration of MMA talent, a title fight with a pound-for-pound killer and plenty of hometown heroes to...
Matt Riddle submitted Chris Clements in the third round at UFC 149 tonight in Calgary.