Affliction Announces “Trilogy” Event for August

Affliction Entertainment today officially announced their third-ever event, “Trilogy”, which will take place on Saturday, August 1 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. As expected, the show will be headlined by a much-anticipated heavyweight clash between Fedor Emelianenko and Josh Barnett.

The poster for the event can be seen at Affliction’s official website.

While no other fights on the card have been confirmed, some heavily rumored matchups include former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia facing Paul Buentello, Jay Hieron going up against Paul Daley and a previously scheduled bout between Chris Horodecki and Dan Lauzon.

 

Other fighters also being advertised for the card include former IFL heavyweight standout Ben Rothwell, UFC light heavyweight title challenger Renato “Babalu” Sobral, and rising Canadian featherweight Mark Hominick,

The current rumored fight card for the event is as follows:

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Josh Barnett (WAMMA Heavyweight Title)
Tim Sylvia vs. Paul Buentello
Jay Hieron vs. Paul Daley
Chris Horodecki vs. Dan Lauzon
Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi
Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. TBA
Ben Rothwell vs. TBA
Mark Hominick vs. TBA

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