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"Affliction: Trilogy" Card Almost Complete

Written by Tom Ngo
July 1st, 2009
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It is being reported that a featherweight bout between MMA veteran Mark Hominick and former IFL employee Deividas Taurosevicius will be taking place inside the ring at “Affliction: Trilogy” on August 1st.

This scrap was first reported on ESPN’s “Between Rounds” radio program.

“Trilogy” will mark Hominick’s second go-round with Affliction as he previously defeated Savant Young at the promotion’s debut event, “Banned,” last July.

Although this will be Taurosevicius’ Affliction debut, he has also been on sabbatical for the past year. He was last seen losing to Ryan Schultz in an IFL contest which snapped his six-fight winning streak.

“Affliction: Trilogy” will be popping off inside the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, with this 145-pound tussle to be  broadcast on the HDNet portion of the event.

For those of you that are interested in attending the show, don’t forget about 5thRound.com’s “Affliction: Trilogy” ticket giveaway beginning on July 6th!!! 

Here are the fighters slated to be competing in the August 1st event:

Preliminary Bouts:

(Non-televised)

Jessie Gibbs vs. Rob Broughton
Lucio Linhares vs. Givanildo Santana

(Televised on HDNet)

Deividas Taurosevicius vs. Mark Hominick
Din Thomas vs. Akbarh Arreola
Ben Rothwell vs. Chase Gormley
Chris Horodecki vs. Dan Lauzon

Main Bouts:

Paul Buentello vs. Gilvert Yvel
Jay Hieron vs. Paul Daley
Vitor Belfort vs Jorge Santiago
Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Gegard Mousassi
Josh Barnett vs. Fedor Emelianenko (WAMMA Heavyweight Champion)

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