Thiago Alves (pictured) vs. Jordan Mein: Take two. On Thursday, a welterweight scrap between Alves and Mein was added to the UFC 183 roster.
The UFC announced the bout via Twitter.
The 170-pounders were initially slated to collide at UFC Fight Night Tulsa, but Alves was forced to withdraw with an undisclosed injury.
Mein proceeded to TKO Mike Pyle that August evening.
Mein has won five of his last six contests. His lone blemish during his current run came against Matt Brown.
Alves, meanwhile, has alternated between wins and losses over his past six outings. “Pitbull” most recently posted a unanimous decision victory over Seth Baczynski in April.
The January 31 event takes place at a yet-to-be determined venue in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Here is the card’s current lineup:
Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein
Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva