Affliction media call notes
Some quick notes from the Affliction media conference call:
Any rumors of Vitor Belfort or anyone else signing to fight Fedor is premature. Atencio is in negotiations with three people (presumably Belfort, Rogers and Lashley) and wouldn't reveal »»
Fedor Emelianekno, Josh Barnett Verbally Agree to Match
Affliction's third event, featuring a main event of Fedor Emelianekno vs Josh Barnett and taking place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, on Aug. 1, should be officially announced within days, according to MMA FanHouse.
Though neither »»
Atencio Challenges White
Well, not exactly. But in a manner of speaking, that's exactly what Affliction VP Tom Atencio does in this video:
I suppose Atencio is only counting mixed martial arts; otherwise, he'd likely remember that White has boxed in the past and, in fac »»
No News Barred 4/29/2009
Welcome back to No News Barred everyone! There's a lot to get to this week so let's see what happened in the week that was for MMA 4/22-4/28/2009.
Anderson Silva Had a Big Week:
Atencio Confirms June 27th Fight
As Inside Fights exclusively reported on Monday morning, Affliction's Tom Atencio will be stepping into the cage on June 27th to fight. The bout, which will be Atencio's first in the United States, will be on the undercard of the Bobby Lashley/Bob Sa »»
Bobby Lashley vs. Bob Sapp
Bob Sapp is expected to sign a contract later this evening confirming his fight with Bobby Lashley. The fight will take place June 27th in Biloxi for Prize Fight Championships. The card is also rumored to feature the mixed martial arts debut of Tom A »»