Thiago Alves Off Of UFC 111 Card, Fitch To Fight Ben Saunders

Reports out of New Jersey have Thiago Alves out of his UFC 111 main card match up with Jon Fitch this weekend.

According to reports there was a brain irregularity found during Alves CAT Scan for licensing.

UFC President Dana White told TMZ.com that the injury could be career ending and that the UFC is sending Alves to a specilalist.

Ben Saunders is expected to replace Alves against Fitch on the main card. Saunders was fighting Jake Ellenberger on the prelim card but according to MMAJunkie.com, Ellenberger is now off the card and will receive his show and win money for the last minute switch.