Affliction Announces Official "Day of Reckoning" Lineup

Written by Tom Ngo
December 17th, 2008

Affliction: Day of Reckoning

At today’s Affliction Entertainment press conference in Los Angeles, the rookie MMA organization released the official lineup for their January 24th event at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Similar to their debut promotion, the day will begin with a free broadcast of the event’s preliminary bouts on HDNet, which will be immediately followed by the main bouts on Pay-Per-View.

“Day of Reckoning” will officially begin at 7:30PM EST on HDNet. The broadcast will feature five MMA bouts, headlined by Antonio Nogueira taking on Vladimir Matyushenko.

Then starting at 9PM EST, Affliction will be airing the PPV portion of the evening. The main event of the night will feature WAMMA heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko defending his title against former UFC champ Andrei Arlovski.

Here is how Affliction’s second ever MMA event shapes out:

Preliminary Bouts (HDNet):

Brett Cooper vs. Patrick Speight
Albert Rios vs. Antonio Duarte
Mark Hominick vs. LC Davis
Jay Heiron vs. Jason High
Antonio Nogueira vs. Vladimir Matyushenko

Main Bouts (PPV):

Paul Buentello vs. Kiril Sidelnikov (Baby Fedor)
Chris Horodecki vs. Dan Lauzon
Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Thierry Sokoudjou
Vitor Belfort vs. Matt Lindland
Josh Barnett vs. Gilbert Yvel
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Andrei Arlovski

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