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Thiago Alves out of Saturday’s UFC Pittsburgh co-main event against Mike Perry

Thiago Alves has withdrew this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 116 co-main event against Mike Perry. The UFC is currently seeking a last minute welterweight replacement.

Alves’ management has to respond as to the reason for the fighter’s withdrawal.

UFC Fight Night 116 takes place Saturday at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, and it airs on FS1 following an early prelim on UFC Fight Pass.

The current UFC Fight Night 116 fight card looks like:

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

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

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