Phil Hawes Out of UFC Vegas 47 With Injury, Sam Alvey Awaits Potential Replacement
Sam Alvey might have to look for a new opponent.
Middleweight Phil Hawes was reportedly forced out of his fight against Alvey due to an injury, MMA Fighting reported.
Alvey was the first one to announce it on his Instagram.
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It’s unclear if Alvey will remain on the UFC Vegas 47 card. The UFC is reportedly looking for a last-minute replacement, however.
Alvey has gone 0-6-1 in his last seven appearances with the promotion. His most recent losses include defeats to Julian Marquez and Wellington Turman.
As of Tuesday, UFC Vegas 47 will feature 13 fights, including if Alvey stays on for the main card. The event airs on ESPN+ on Saturday night.
Jack Hermansson takes on Sean Strickland in the main event.