Unfortunate news this morning as Thiago Alves has been pulled from his Saturday bout against Jon Fitch on the UFC 111 card. It was though the New Jersey license process that Mandates CAT Scans that revealed  Alves had some serious brain irregularity as TMZ.com reported.

UFC President Dana White  confirmed that this is a serious problem and could even be “career ending.” Jon Fitch is being told  to stay ready to fight as the UFC is scattering to find a replacement for the Pitbull.

Alves, at the age of 26 holds an impressive fight record of 16-6 with notable wins over UFC top fighters Josh Koscheck, Matt Hughes, Karo Parisyan, and Chris Lytle to name a few.