Dana White announces the news,
ALVES vs FITCH in vancouver!!!!!! [Twitter]
The UFC expects Thiago Alves to fully recover from brain surgery in time for a rematch with Jon Fitch at UFC 115. There fight at UFC 111 had to be postponed after pre-fight testing showed a anomaly in Alves brain, which was repaired on Wednesday with a successful surgical procedure.
The negotiations with the city of Vancouver was on the rocks last week, as issues with insurance and security had the UFC looking to Cincinnati as a backup. Apparently things have worked out, UFC 115 is back on for Vancouver.
UFC 115 set for June 12th from the General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
“Were fighters we don’t have much going in our heads anyway” – Thiago Alves