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Alves out of UFC 111 Bout; Pellegrino-Camoes to Main Card

Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - Due to medical licensing issues, welterweight contender Thiago Alves has been pulled from his UFC 111 rematch with Jon Fitch this Saturday at Newark’s Prudential Center. The lightweight battle between New Jersey’s own Kurt Pellegrino and Fabricio Camoes will now be moved up to the Pay-Per-View portion of the card.

By Thomas Gerbasi

Due to medical licensing issues, welterweight contender Thiago Alves has been pulled from his UFC 111 rematch with Jon Fitch this Saturday at Newark’s Prudential Center. The lightweight battle between New Jersey’s own Kurt Pellegrino and Fabricio Camoes will now be moved up to the Pay-Per-View portion of the card.

The UFC 111 card, which features the welterweight title fight between Georges St-Pierre and Dan Hardy and the interim heavyweight title bout between Frank Mir and Shane Carwin, will proceed with ten bouts.

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