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Mike Pyle replaces Thiago Alves vs. Matt Brown at UFC on FOX Sports 1 1

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Thiago Alves' road back to the octagon will wait once again.

Alves (19-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) has been forced out of his welterweight bout against Matt Brown (17-11 MMA, 10-5 UFC) at UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 in August, and Mike Pyle (25-8-1 MMA, 8-3 UFC) will step in as his replacement. The UFC announced the change on Wednesday. The fight is expected to be part of the six-fight main card.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 takes place Aug. 17 at TD Garden in Boston and will be the UFC's debut on the new FOX Sports 1 cable network.

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Post #1   7/3/13 4:13:38PM   

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Alves/Brown would have been a war.

That said Brown wants to get on his way to a title shot and beating a guy who's a good wrestler, is diverse in submissions, is 8-2 with those 2 losses against top 10 fighters. Is a better matchup to show his potential.

This would be another great win under his belt if you can pull it off.

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Matt Brown's a warrior. I think Alves would've finished him though... and I think Pyle will eek out a decision.

Post #3   7/3/13 4:23:52PM   

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If Pyle thinks he can bang with Matt it will be a bad night for him, not sure if he is going to be very successful with takedowns either. I will be looking forward to this one!

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I'd hope Pyle takes him to the ground, I'd trust Mike Pyle to submit Matt Brown before I'd trust him to KO him. Either way though, I think it's Pyle's fight.

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Alves hurt again

Post #6   7/3/13 4:46:04PM   

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but why? Now I have to wait even LONGER.

Still a good fight here. I think Brown has what it takes to pull out a win here

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Nooooooooooo!!!!! Brown can't fight a fucking wrestler. He'll lose!!! This is the worst news I have ever heard.

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Damn. Alves has been injured way too many times in the last couple of years.

Pyle is a solid replacement though.

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F youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu! Alves is just never healthy.

On the bright side I really like browns chances against pyle. Pyle has been standing and banging like a bro recently. He's been wobbled as well and brown has that killer instinct

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this card is starting to take hits

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Posted by airkerma

F youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu! Alves is just never healthy.

On the bright side I really like browns chances against pyle. Pyle has been standing and banging like a bro recently. He's been wobbled as well and brown has that killer instinct



Let us all hope he bangs bro for broness' sake. For it will be a very un-bro day if he doesn't bang bro.

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That's a pisser. I wanted to see Brown beat up Alves.That would have been a crazy fight! I like Mike Pyle. I have to root for Brown in this one though. Hopefully Brown will keep his roll going. Kyle is tough and good though. This should be a good fight. I hope they both look good and earn accolades no matter who wins.

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Thiago needs to get out of ATT, apparently there's banana peels everywhere for him to slip on.

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Shame about the Pit Bull BUT this fight is still really sick! Pyle vs Brown!!! I don't know who to pick

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