Jon Fitch didn’t have to wait long for a new opponent after Ricardo Almeida pulled out of their UFC 106 fight after suffering a major knee injury while training. Dana White today confirmed that Jon Fitch (19-3) will get a rematch with fellow UFC welterweight contender Thiago Alves (16-5) at UFC 107 on Dec. 12 at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN.
In two previously fought at Ultimate Fight Night 5, in which Fitch came out the victor with a second round TKO win over Alves. Whoever wins this fight will be in a prime spot to get another crack at UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre.
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