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All Affliction:Banned Fights to be Aired

Written by Tom Ngo
July 17th, 2008
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Affliction Entertainment Vice President, Tom Atencio, announced today that all of the bouts on their Affliction:Banned event this Saturday will be aired on TV. Between the hour long Fox Sports Net “Affliction-Live” telecast and the three hour Pay-Per-view event, MMA fans will be treated to the start-up MMA organization’s first full card.

“Every fight except the three that are going to be on [FSN] will be on pay-per-view,” Atencio told MMAJunkie.com.

Affliction and the UFC will truly be going head’s up, as the UFC has also slated a full day of MMA action on Spike TV, with Ultimate Knockouts 5 airing at 8PM EST, immediately followed by Fight Night 14.

Here is how the Affliction:Banned event breaks down:

“Affliction LIVE” – Airing free LIVE on Fox Sports Net at 8PM EST:

Savant Young vs. Mark Hominick
Terry Martin vs. Vetor Belfort
Paul Buentello vs. Aleksander Emelianenko

“Affliction Banned” – Airing LIVE on PPV at 9PM EST:

Patrick Speight vs. Justin Levens (Swing Bout)
J.J. Ambrose vs. Mike Pyle
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Edwin Dewees
Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Mike Whitehead
Fabio Negao vs. Matt Lindland
Pedro Rizzo vs. Josh Barnett
Ben Rothwell vs. Andrei Arlovski
Tim Sylvia vs. Fedor Emelianenko

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