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Brandon Thatch Replaces Injured Alves, Meets Mein at UFC Fight Night on Aug. 23

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Brandon Thatch Replaces Injured Alves, Meets Mein at UFC Fight Night on Aug. 23

One of mixed martial arts’ most highly-regarded prospects will return to the Octagon next month.

Elevation Fight Team representative Brandon Thatch will replace the injured Thiago Alves and face Jordan Mein at UFC Fight Night in Tulsa, Okla., on Aug. 23. Promotion officials announced the change on Wednesday; details of Alves’ injury were not disclosed.

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Sucks that Alves got injured.

But so happy to see Thatch back. Both great fighters on the feet, but I'm leaning towards Thatch.

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Posted by Owens92x

Sucks that Alves got injured.

But so happy to see Thatch back. Both great fighters on the feet, but I'm leaning towards Thatch.


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Yeah, it sucks that Alves got injured yet again but Thatch is an awesome replacement. He's turning into one of my favorite fighters.

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Posted by nirvana184

Yeah, it sucks that Alves got injured yet again but Thatch is an awesome replacement. He's turning into one of my favorite fighters.



Gotta love those dynamic strikers who mix it up. IMO Mein is getting a taste of being the old lion for once.
I think Thatch takes this in a war like we have never seen before

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Two young guns going at it.

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So nice to finally see Thatch back, but you know I am insanely bummed about Alves being injured AGAIN
Hopefully it's not as serious and he can come back strong asap

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nice match making job by joe silva here. 2 very good young talents. but thatch has that finishing ability. this one is going to be fireworks.

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Alves is injured already



Dude has some terrible luck to say the least

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Whatever he is doing in training is wrong...If I were him I'd leave ATT asap!

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