Phrases that best describe this weeks' show include, but are not limited to: Joe Son's future in pocket holding, pathological lying, Evander Holyfield, okie noodling, neighborhood ninja watch, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and leftist proletariat fight scenes. In other words, the same old crap
Middleweight up-and-comer Goran Reljic (8-0) has withdrawn from his scheduled UFC 90 main card matchup against Thales Leites after suffering a back injury.
MMAFrenzy.com (http://mmafrenzy.com) today confirmed the injury with Reljic’s manager, Zoran Saric.
A native of Croatia, Reljic is undefeated in eight professional bouts, including an impressive second-round TKO of Wilson Gouveia in his UFC debut at UFC 84 in May.
A replacement has not yet been determined.
A heavyweight bout between WAMMA heavyweight champion Fedor Emelinaneko (29-1) and Andrei Arlovski (15-5) will headline Affliction “Day of Reckoning”, which is scheduled to take place on January 24th at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
Affliction Vice President Tom Atencio recently confirmed the news to MMA Rated.
Though the event will still be promoted in partnership with Golden Boy Promotions, the card will be composed entirely of mixed martial arts bouts.
RALEIGH, NC — WEC veteran Bryan Baker, who was a late replacement for WEC bound Nissen Osterneck, won the Carolina Fight Promotions middleweight title at The Carolina Crown on Saturday at the RBC Center in Raleigh, knocking out Aitor Canup less than a minute into their main event clash.
In the co-main event Team ROC’s Brandon Garner, who failed to make it into The Ultimate Fighter 8 house after kneeing a downed opponent in the tournament’s opening round, defeated Seth Marquez in the first round the claim the promotion’s bantamweight championship.
Hector Ramirez def. Rick Roufus via unanimous decision
Jay Hieron def. Chris Kennedy via unanimous decision
Mike Pyle def. Brian Gassaway via submission (armbar) — Round 1, 4:21
Josh Haynes def. Sean Salmon via submission (achilles lock) — Round 2, 2:46
Jonathan Mix def. John Halverson via TKO — Round 1, 4:25
John Alessio def. Gideon Ray via KO — Round 1, 0:45
Patrick Gonzalves def. Shawn David via submission (kimura) — Round 2, 3:51
Elena Reed def. Stephanie Palmer via TKO — Round 1, 0:56