Monday, December 22, 2008

‘Affliction’ News

Tito Ortiz Now A Broadcaster For Affliction

Thursday, December 18, 2008 22:04

Tito Ortiz has signed on as a broadcaster for Affliction's "Day of Reckoning."  After much speculation, from myself included that Ortiz was going to announce a fight deal, he says he is going to be a color commentator.  Wait, it gets better.  After the press conference Tito told that ...

Tito Ortiz Scheduled At Affliction Press Conference

Monday, December 15, 2008 22:14

Tito Ortiz will be at an Affliction "Day of Reckoning" press confrerence on Wednesday the 18th as a special guest.  Tito's last fight was in the UFC against Lyoto Machida on May 28, 2008.  That was his last fight before Tito went under the knife for back surgery on October 6th.  He ...

Fedor Getting Down To Business

Saturday, November 29, 2008 11:02

Fedor Emelianenko has canceled a US tour to focus on his January 24th Affliction Day of Reckoning bout with Andrei Arlovski. This is following a loss he received in his home country's Sambo tournament. Here is the Sambo loss:...

Fedor and M-1 Calls Out the UFC and Brock Lesnar

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 21:57

M-1 has officially called out the UFC and Brock Lesnar.

The Last Emporers new reality show.

Friday, November 7, 2008 22:15

Donald Trump, Afflictiion and M-1 entertainment have just recently announced that starting in April they will begin filming Fedor Emilianenko's new MMA themed show "Fighting Fedor" in St. Petersburg Russia and could be out as early as June of 2009. The Premise of the show is much like UFC's hugely Popular ...

Clear the Air Tom Atencio

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 20:03

From Elite XC to the UFC and Affliction talks, rumors are circulating around the MMA blogosphere. In a quest to get to the bottom of some rumors: Affliction Day of Reckoning, Gina Carano vs Cris Cyborg on Affliction and the UFC/Affliction Negotiations, we had Tom Atencio on MMA Weekly ...

Affliction Day of Reckoning: Arlovski vs Fedor

Monday, October 13, 2008 22:10

Affliction has made several changes to their Day of Reckoning fight card in the past several months. It started out to be October 11th and was moved after poor ticket sales. This could probably be attributed to the lack of the "Fedor Factor". It was confirmed a ...

Fedor Power

Sunday, September 28, 2008 11:41

No one is going to beat the Last Emperor for at least the next 5 years!

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Elite XC and Affliction Team Up for October 4th

Saturday, September 27, 2008 14:33

Affliction joins forces with Elite XC at least for one night when Andrei Arlovski takes on Roy Nelson on the October 4th fight card for Elite XC Heat.

Who Will Fedor Fight Next?

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 17:38

With Fedor being confirmed for the rescheduled Affliction Day of Reckoning event, who will he fight? MMA Chump looks at the possibilities.

Affliction Says Tito Not Talking To Anyone

Saturday, September 20, 2008 14:39

Tom Antencio says he doesn't think anyone is talking to Tito Ortiz right now on the Affliction side.  MMA Chump recently interviewed Affliction president Tom Atencio.  Tom told MMA Chump: I have spoken with Tito.  He wasn't ready for the October show but I really haven't spoken to him since.  Maybe somebody else, maybe on the ...

MMA Chump Exclusive: Tom Atencio Interview

Friday, September 19, 2008 17:48

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Tom Atencio, VP of Affliction and he was kind enough to allow the conversation to be recorded for your hearing pleasure.  We touched on many subjects in the interview as you'll hear. Click ...

Affliction has a new Golden Boy?

Saturday, September 13, 2008 16:25

Golden Boy Promotions - the boxing promotion company spearheaded by Oscar De La Hoya - and Affliction Entertainment on Saturday are set to announce a partnership between the two companies.

Slice vs Shamrock Bigger than Arlovski vs Barnett?

Monday, September 1, 2008 13:48

Over at MMA Fanhouse, Michael David Smith talks about the problem that presents itself in this sport. The basis of the post was that the Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock fight is bigger than the Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett fight.

Fedor Emelianenko on Kimbo Slice

Sunday, August 24, 2008 13:14

"As an athlete, I think he's got a lot more work to do," Emelianenko said through his translator. "I think he's got to have a lot more fights and really boost his competition and the quality of the opponents he fights."