(Paulo Thiago commits a major Brazilian faux pas by wearing red after Carnival.)
It’s like that old saying, God never closes a door without opening a window so someone else can sneak inside and steal all your jewelry. In the case of the UFC 106 main card, Karo Parisyan seems to have closed that door all by himself, and now the window is wide open for Paulo Thiago and Jacob Volkmann, whose fight has just been bumped to the televised portion of the pay-per-view.
As you’ll no doubt recall, Thiago was originally supposed to face Thiago Alves in the most confusing match-up of names since Gegard Mousasi fought Musashi, but after some reshuffling he ended up getting the Octagon rookie Volkmann. Just yesterday they were still relegated to the dark portion of this card, but as things continued to fall apart around UFC 106 the outlook got brighter. Now the entire paying world will get to see them square off, with the pay-per-view broadcast currently looking like this: