Fitch revealed on his Twitter late Wednesday the bout cancellation and added that he has already been presented with a new offer, "I get a bigger, better fight instead. Can't say who yet, but lots of you have been waiting for this fight [for] a long time."
Almeida, who was scheduled to make his welterweight debut, is 3-1 as a UFC middleweight, but realized after his
Fitch won both his fights in 2009 by unanimous decision against
Almeida vs. Fitch had been scheduled to air on the pay-per-view card of UFC 106.