Affliction held a press conference in
L.A. on Tuesday to promote their inaugural upcoming “Banned” show set to be held on July 19th in Anaheim, CA.
The biggest new news to come out of the press conference is the confirmation that the Affliction’s hour-long preliminary card will be aired live on Fox Sports Net.
Affliction also confirmed that Tim Sylvia vs. Fedor Emelianenko will headline the event along Josh Barnett vs. Pedro Rizzo. They also confirmed that fighters Aleksander Emelianenko (younger brother of Fedor Emelianenko), Matt Lindland, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Renato Sobral and Ben Rothwell will compete on the card.
Below is the updated fight card as it currently stands:
-Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tim Sylvia
-Josh Barnett vs. Pedro Rizzo
-Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Paul Buentello
-Matt Lindland vs. Fabio Negao
-Mike Whitehead vs. Renato “Babalu” Sobral
-Ben Rothwell vs. TBA
-Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. TBA
-Savant Young vs. Mark Hominick
-Justin Levens vs. Ray Lazama
-J.J. Ambrose vs. Patrick Speight
-Mike Pyle vs. Brett Cooper