Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Thiago Alves at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Currently 1-4 inside the octagon, Yoshihiro Akiyama will get one more shot as he takes on former welterweight contender, Thiago Alves at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21st, 2012.

Akiyama is on a four-fight losing streak after losing to the likes of Chris Leben, Michael Bisping, Vitor Belfort and Jake Shields. His only win was a split decision victory over Alan Belcher at UFC 100 back in 2009.

Alves will look to rebound from a disappointing loss, after winning the first and second rounds against Martin Kampmann, he shot in and was caught in a guillotine choke.

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