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Earlier this week Mike Pierce called out Thiago Alves and Alves was more than willing to accept that challenge. But It looks like the UFC has other plans for Alves. Sources close to the event said that Thiago Alves and John Howard have verbally agreed to fight each other and contracts would be signed shortly. Both fighters are coming off a losses and are looking to get back on track. UFC 124 is taking place in Montreal with GSP vs Koscheck 2 headlining.