As reported earlier, Jay Estrada and Ashe Bowman are potential names being mentioned to face Josh Thomson for the lightweight title at Strikeforce at the Mansion, which will be held on September 20th. Strikeforce is also looking at Jorge Masvidal as a potential opponent. With the event being less than a month away, an opponent should be announced in the next few days.
Affliction has released a new trailer featuring Ozzy Osbourne for their Day Of Reckoning event. The event features former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski facing Josh “The Baby Faced Assassin” Barnett along with a 10 fight undercard and a special live performance by heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne. You can view the trailer at the end of this post. Affliction Day Of Reckoning will take place on Saturday, October 11th from Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Speaking of Affliction Day Of Reckoning, the Vitor Belfort – Matt Lindland fight is off. Belfort apparently broke his hand in two places. No replacement, if any, has been named to take Belfort’s place in facing Lindland.