Promotion officials announced the change to the welterweight bout
on Thursday. The nature of Alves’ injury was not disclosed. UFC
Fight Night 110 takes place at Vector Arena in Auckland New Zealand
on June 10 and is headlined by a heavyweight tilt between Mark Hunt and
Ottow, 30, debuted in the Octagon with a split verdict over
Burkman at UFC Fight Night 96. In his sophomore outing, “The
Barbarian” dropped a split decision against Sergio
Moraes at UFC Fight Night 100. Ottow is 14-4 as a professional,
including 10 victories via submission.
Kunimoto had a seven-fight winning streak snapped in his last
appearance at UFC Fight Night 60, when he was submitted in the
third round by Neil Magny.
The Japanese welterweight has not competed since that February 2015