As first reported by Sherdog, JZ Calvancante and Shinya Aoki will not fight at Yarennoka! on NYE.
Apparently Calvancante has been unable to train due to multiple surgeries and will not be ready in time for the fight. Aoki is still set to participate in the event and a replacement for Calvancante will be named soon.
Here is the following official Yarrenoka! New Year’s Eve! 2007 card as it stands, though more fights are expected to be added:
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Hong Man Choi
Hayato Sakurai vs. Hidehiko Hasegawa
Gilbert Melendez vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Luis Azeredo
Kazuo Misaki vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama
Murilo Bustamante vs. Makoto Takimoto