Afternoon Notes: Trigg to Return in February, Hominick Out of Affliction & More


Frank Trigg. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

- Former two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Frank Trigg revealed through his Facebook account over the weekend that he may be returning to action in February, but declined to mention a potential opponent or hosting organization. “It looks like I will be fighting in Feb but can’t say where yet. Once the deal is done I will let you guys know,” Trigg’s post read. The longtime veteran last fought in October, winning a decision over Falaniko Vitale.

- Affliction Entertainment announced via a press release to the media today that Canadian featherweight Mark Hominick has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against L.C. Davis at January 24’s “Day of Reckoning” show after coming down with pneumonia. Davis will remain on the card and a replacement opponent for him is expected to be announced in the coming days.

- Spike TV officially announced today that the network will indeed be televising UFC 95 via same-day tape delay on February 21 at 9:00 PM ET. The event will be headlined by a lightweight battle between former “Ultimate Fighter” winners Diego Sanchez and Joe Stevenson. Additional bouts that will be featured on the televised portion of the card include Nate Marquardt vs. Wilson Gouveia, Josh Koscheck vs. Paulo Thiago, and Demian Maia vs. Chael Sonnen.

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