Former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves has been forced to withdraw from his fight against “Platinum” Mike Perry.
Alves was scheduled to fight Perry in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
On Wednesday, MMAjunkie confirmed that Alves was forced to withdraw from the fight. The UFC is currently seeking a replacement to fight Perry on short notice.
This weekend’s UFC Fight Night will be headlined by the return of former UFC Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold. He is scheduled to fight fellow middleweight contender David Branch.