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Fedor was ready to fight anyone

When results came back with a positive steroid test for Josh Barnett, Fedor Emelianenko needed a new opponent on ten days notice. Multiple fighters threw their hat in the ring for a shot at the world’s number one heavyweight. In ... Read More »

Affliction and UFC announce collaboration

The following press release was released by Affliction on Fri., July 24, 2009: SEAL BEACH, Calif., July 24, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —-Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship “UFC” organization and Affliction Holdings, LLC announced today they have ... Read More »

Did Josh Barnett bring down Affliction?

Did Josh Barnett just single-handedly bring down a whole promotion and put twenty-three fighters and a number of other employees out of work? It would appear so. The domino effect caused by one man’s desire to enhance his performance with ... Read More »

No Fedor fight – “Affliction: Trilogy” cancelled

PRO MMA (promma.info) has been notified that in the wake of Affliction’s number one heavyweight contender, Josh Barnett, testing positive for a banned substance, Affliction Entertainment has cancelled their August 1st “Trilogy” PPV card. Although numerous fighters stepped up, including Vitor Belfort, ... Read More »

Vitor Belfort ready for Fedor fight

Vitor Belfort’s striking coach, Shawn Tompkins, talks about their decision to accept a short notice fight with Fedor Emelianenko at “Affliction: Trilogy” after Josh Barnett was pulled out due to testing positive for steroids. Tompkins said they have agreed to ... Read More »

Photo of the Day

I came across this photo while walking around Chicago the other night. It appears as if Affliction was planning on marketing their third card as The United States versus The Soviet Union. This raises some problems. If Josh Barnett is ... Read More »

Dana White still ripping on Fedor

Here is a very interesting interview with Dana White as he appears on ESPN 1100 radio recently. Dana admits the UFC heavyweight division was seriously lacking a year or two ago. He also talks about still wanting to get Fedor ... Read More »

Chase Gormley: Born & Bred to Fight

SEAL BEACH, California — Fighting has flowed through Chase Gormley’s bloodline for generations. Even before he was born, he was destined to meet others in combat in the ring. Son and younger brother of professional boxers, the unbeaten heavyweight (6-0-0) ... Read More »

Gomi vs. Oliveira completes Affliction PPV card

SEAL BEACH, California (July 6, 2009)—Japanese combat fighting superstar Takanori “The Fireball Kid” Gomi has been added to the Affliction M-1 Global’s locked-and-loaded “Trilogy” card against upset-minded Rafaello “Tractor” Oliveira, completing the five-fight Pay-Per-View event, live August 1 from the ... Read More »

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