Wednesday, October 27, 2021

UFC 149 Update: Thiago Alves And Thiago Silva Both Out With Injuries

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Injuries too both Thiago Alves and Thiago Silva have shaken up July 21st's UFC 149. Silva injured his back in training while the extent of Alves injury is not known.

Silva had been penciled in to fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in the co-main event slot. No opponent has been named as a replacement though Glover Teixeira has been rumored.

Siyar Bahadurzada now finds himself without an opponent as well for the promotions Calgary, AB debut.

The updated card is as follows:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)

Champ Jose Aldo vs. Erik Koch (for featherweight title)
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. TBA*
Cheick Kongo vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Siyar Bahadurzada vs. TBA*
Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)

Mitch Clarke vs. Anton Kuivanen
Court McGee vs. Nick Ring
Bryan Caraway vs. Mitch Gagnon
Antonio Carvalho vs. George Roop
Ryan Jimmo vs. Anthony Perosh
James Head vs. Claude Patrick

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