Paulo Thiago out vs. Gastelum fight at UFN 27, Melancon in


Brazilian media giant OGlobo is reporting that Paulo Thiago has injured his left knee, and is out his fight with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 27 on Aug 28 in Indianapolis.

With a left knee injury, Paulo Thiago is out of "UFC: Kampmann Condit x 2". The event will be held on August 28 in Indianapolis, USA, where the Brazilian had been scheduled face the champion of last The Ultimate Fighter series, the American Kelvin Gastelum . The information was confirmed by to sources close to the organization.

Paulo Thiago felt a pop in his left knee during a workout last week. Since then, had been training with a brace in place and regular icing, but the pain did not disappear. The XGym fighter underwent tests, which showed a pulled ligament. As Paul was not able to train properly, the team decided to cancel his participation.

Read entire article... (original Portuguese)

On Tuesday night's edition of FUEL TV's "UFC Tonight" it was reported that Thaigo will be replaced by Brian Melancon.

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Doc T site profile image  

7/23/13 4:55 PM by Doc T

Long dong kim

Gator Choke site profile image  

7/23/13 3:18 PM by Gator Choke

Edit: I just saw the front page news and saw how butchered the news headline was. I also was informed my post title wasn't the one with the issues, it was the news headline on the front page jacked. Apologies for the question LOL.

cecils_pupils site profile image  

7/23/13 2:52 PM by cecils_pupils

^^ The original title of the thread was something like "Thiago Alves hurt, out of bout with Gastelum"... wrong thiago. Is fixed now but not before the jokes started rollin out.Edit - sorry, was originally posted as Thiago Silva. Too many Thiagos and too many Silvas in this sport. :)~

Gator Choke site profile image  

7/23/13 2:43 PM by Gator Choke

I miss something? I spelled Gastelum and Thiago's names properly.

cecils_pupils site profile image  

7/23/13 9:43 AM by cecils_pupils

He should rematch Uriah Hall instead of having Hall fight 2nd replacement John Howard.

Fraser_Finlay site profile image  

7/23/13 7:41 AM by Fraser_Finlay

Fucking LOL!!

McBottery site profile image  

7/23/13 7:16 AM by McBottery

Good, it would have been unfair for Gastelum to have to fight someone 2 weight classes above him, especially someone as beast as Thiago Silva.   also, whoever made that the news headline is clearly an idiot.

Bearded Collie Herds Orca site profile image  

7/23/13 6:57 AM by Bearded Collie Herds Orca

Thiago Gracie hurt, out of bout with Kevin Nash.

Hazard 76 site profile image  

7/23/13 3:04 AM by Hazard 76

Does anyone proof read this shit??Several mistakes a day really makes you look like incompetent amateurs.

Kings21 site profile image  

7/23/13 1:27 AM by Kings21

What. 2nd page and no mention of tin hat conspiracy theories about protecting Gastelum? I'm amazed.Anyways, hope they get a replacement. I like the idea of Brian Melancon but feel like they're probably too far apart as far as name recognition goes.