An injury has knocked Yoshihiro Akiyama out of his UFC 149 fight against Thiago Alves. Stepping in to take his place on the July card is Siyar Bahadarzada.


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Yoshihiro Akiyama gets another stiff test in his drop to the welterweight division with a July fight against Thiago Alves at UFC 149 in Calgary. Both fighters could be in must-win territory in the UFC – “Sexyama” has lost four straight, and Alves has dropped two in a row and four of six.

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With back-to-back shows from the UFC and Strikeforce in the books after the weekend, HeavyMMA’s Duane Finley looks back at both in the Monday Water Cooler.

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Down on the scorecards going into the third round, and about to drop the last round, as well, Martin Kampmann pulled off a miracle guillotine to beat Thiago Alves in the main event at UFC on FX in Sydney.

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You can watch the UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann post-fight press conference through a live streaming player here at HeavyMMA at the conclusion of tonight’s card in Australia.

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Get round-by-round and fight-by-fight coverage of tonight’s UFC on FX card at HeavyMMA, including the flyweight tournament semifinals, starting at 9 p.m. Eastern.

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