Thiago Alves vs. Jon Fitch II pushed back to UFC 117

The long awaited rematch between Thiago Alves and Jon Fitch has been pushed back once again to UFC 117 in Oakland, California on August 7th, 2010.

Alves is recovering from brain surgery that took place on March 31st in New York City. He was due to rematch Fitch at UFC 111 when an anomaly was found and he wasn’t cleared to fight.

Dana White, speaking to MMAFighting.com, said:

“Making sure Alves is 1000 percent healthy.”

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