Injuries to Demian Maia and Brandon Thatch have forced them from their August 23 bouts against Mike Pyle and Jordan Mein, respectively. read news >>
Brandon Thatch has not stepped into the Octagon since November 2013. Now, he's going to have to wait even longer as his badly broken toe heals.
On Saturday, Rukus revealed via Twitter that he had sustained a gruesome compound fracture and has been removed from his scheduled contest with Jordan Mein. (Note: Click on the image below to view the graphic trauma.) I'm bummed to say I have to pull out of my fight against Jordan Mein. I compound fractured my toe yesterday pic.twitter.com/6jhh05L8Yp
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A horrific toe injury has forced rising welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch out of an anticipated clash with Jordan Mein, which was scheduled for UFC Fight Night in Tulsa in three weeks time.
One of the more highly anticipated match-ups this month was an August 23rd showdown between exciting welterweights Brandon Thatch and Jordan Mein. Thatch had subbed in for the injured Thiago Alves, providing arguably an upgrade in "violence potential". Unfortunately, Thatch suffered a compound fracture on read news >>
Brandon Thatch’s return to the Octagon will have to wait, as the welterweight prospect has withdrawn from a proposed matchup with Jordan Mein at UFC Fight Night on Aug. 23. read news >>
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Brandon Thatch had to pull out of his upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Tulsa against Jordan Mein.
And just in case anyone was going to doubt his authenticity, the up-and-coming welterweight posted a graphic picture of his injury onto social media.
"I'm bummed to say I have to pull out of my fight with Jordan Mein. I compounded fractured my toe yesterday," tweeted Thatch (11-1), who included pictures of the damage in his message.
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Top welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch today announced he’s withdrawn from a planned UFC Fight Night 49 fight with Jordan Mein – and he provided graphic evidence of the cause.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
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Thiago Alves' latest injury means Jordan Mein now fights Brandon Thatch in August at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos.
Before the oft-injured Jose Aldo pulled out of his fight with Chad Mendes, another talented but oft-injured Brazilian also had to bow out of his upcoming fight. Yesterday the UFC confirmed an undisclosed injury has forced Thiago Alves out of a main card meeting with Jordan Mein on August 23rd in Tulsa. The plus side for fans is that they found a highly formidable (if not read news >>
Thiago Alves' extensive injury log received a new entry Wednesday, as the UFC welterweight has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night 49 matchup with Jordan Mein. UFC.com issued a statement saying that rising welterweight contender Brandon Thatch would replace Alves in the bout. MMA Junkie's Steven Marrocco reported the nature of Alves' complication, saying that "The Pitbull" suffered a knee injury but will not require surgery. That silver lining loses some luster with Alves though, as the forme read news >>
Well, it was fun while it lasted.
Same old, same old.
Former welterweight number one contender, Thiago Alves, who returned to the Octagon earlier this year with a dominant unanimous decision win over the gritty Seth Baczynski at UFC on FOX 11, has once again been injured and forced to withdraw from an event.
"Pitbull" hurt his knee, according to MMA Junkie, but will not require surgery.
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