Breaking News: “Shine Fights 3 – Worlds Collide” cancelled

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – “Shine Fights 3: Worlds Collide” has been stopped by the North Carolina State Athletic Commission. The event, which was to feature the MMA debut of professional boxer Ricardo Mayorga, started running into problems last week when Don King Productions filed a cease and desist ordering Shine Fights to immediately stop all promotion … Read more

No Fedor fight – “Affliction: Trilogy” cancelled

PRO MMA ( 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, Brett Rogers, and Jeff Monson, vying to replace Barnett on short notice, Affliction’s upper management did not feel as if they had enough time to find and properly promote any replacement for such a huge fight on such short notice.

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Sept. 10 WEC event postponed until Nov. 5

Press Release:

WEC: FABER vs. BROWN Event at Hard Rock Live scheduled for Sept. 10, POSTPONED Due to the Threat of Hurricane Ike to South Florida

Fight rescheduled for November 5

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. – World Extreme Cagefighting® (WEC) and The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino today announced that WEC: FABER vs. BROWN fight at the Hard Rock Live scheduled for Wednesday, September 10 has been POSTPONED due to the threat of Hurricane Ike to South Florida.

The fight has been rescheduled for November 5 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Tickets purchased for the September 10th date remain valid and will be honored .on the new date. Refunds for fans that are unable to attend the rescheduled date can be obtained at the point of purchase.

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Breaking News: Aleksander Emelianenko off Affliction Card & Weigh-in Results

by:  Jack Bratcher I have just gotten word from our on-location reporter, TruPlya, that Aleksander Emelianenko will not be fighting on the Affliction card scheduled for tomorrow night in Anaheim.   Aleksander was scheduled to face Paul Buentello in a much-anticipated Heavyweight bout.  All we know at this time as that he was not cleared by … Read more