UFC 115: Jon Fitch vs Thiago Alves Set For Vancouver

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Updated: April 5, 2010

Dana White announces the news,

ALVES vs FITCH in vancouver!!!!!! [Twitter]

The UFC expects Thiago Alves to fully recover from brain surgery in time for a rematch with Jon Fitch at UFC 115. There fight at UFC 111 had to be postponed after pre-fight testing showed a anomaly in Alves brain, which was repaired on Wednesday with a successful surgical procedure.

The negotiations with the city of Vancouver was on the rocks last week, as issues with insurance and security had the UFC looking to Cincinnati as a backup. Apparently things have worked out, UFC 115 is back on for Vancouver.

UFC 115 set for June 12th from the General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

7 Comments

  1. Oz

    April 5, 2010 at 4:43 am

    OK, but I thought a Fitch vs. Kos bout was a great ideal and would have shaken up this whole; Friends not fighting Friends nonsense.

  2. CobraClutch

    April 5, 2010 at 5:29 am

    I think they'll have to shake it up eventually. The fans don't want to see that (people refusing to fight), and Dana doesn't want to see it. It's time to grow up and be a professional. You want to be a fighter, then you have to fight.

    People become friends in TUF, but they have to fight each other because they want to win the contest. They don't say "I don't want to fight Joey, because he's my team mate." Bullshit…nut up, or shut up…step up or step down.

    Cobra…..OUT!

  3. fabio

    April 5, 2010 at 6:23 am

    im want alves to win

    but i think fitch is going to try LNP on him

  4. STEVEO

    April 5, 2010 at 11:17 am

    Alves by decision

  5. Alexandre

    April 5, 2010 at 11:57 am

    IMO the pitbull its going to take the win but if Kos win over Semtex and Fitch over Pitbull they will have no way to run Kos and Fitch going end up to face themselves or no title shot.

  6. remisis

    April 5, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    I hope Alves knocks Fitch the fuck out before he is dragged to the floor and laid on for three rounds giving Fitch another dull as shit victory

  7. tom

    April 6, 2010 at 1:38 am

    i want to see Alves vs Paul and KOs vs Fitch…those winners need to fight each other to see who gets gsp nex

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