After suffering a disappointing loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 100, welterweight Thiago Alves is hoping to make a comeback at UFC 111 on March 27, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. “The Pitbull” is slated to take on Jon Fitch.
The two fighters met once before in June of 2006, where Alves lost via TKO to Fitch in the second round. They were scheduled for a rematch at UFC 107 but Alves was forced to withdraw due to a knee injury.
UFC 111 is slated to take place from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Other fights on the card include UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending against Dan Hardy and a bout between Frank Mir and Shane Carwin for the UFC interim heavyweight championship.