by MMAWeekly.com Staff
Affliction Entertainment on Wednesday announced the final line-up for its “Day of Reckoning” event promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and presented by Affliction Entertainment and its partners Donald J. Trump and M-1 Global.
Day of Reckoning takes place on Jan. 24 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., and will be broken up into two broadcasts.
The pay-per-view portion of the card will consist of six bouts, headlined by a WAMMA heavyweight championship title defense by Fedor Emelianenko against Andrei Arlovski. The pay-per-view begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and also features Josh Barnett vs. Gilbert Yvel, Vitor Belfort vs. Matt Lindland, Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Chris Horodecki vs. Dan Lauzon, and Paul Buentello vs. Kiril Sidelnikov.
As a prelude to the PPV event, the rest of Day of Reckoning fight card will air on HDNet, featuring a main event of Antonio “Minotoro” Rogerio Nogueira vs. Vladimir Matyushenko. The five-fight HDNet telecast begins at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT.
The remainder of the HDNet telecast features Jay Hieron vs. Jason High, Mark Hominick vs. LC Davis, Albert Rios vs. Antonio Duarte, and Brett Cooper vs. Patrick Speight.
-Fedor Emelianenko (#1 Heavyweight in the World)* vs. Andrei Arlovski (#4 Heavyweight in the World)*
-Josh Barnett (#3 Heavyweight in the World)* vs. Gilbert Yvel
-Matt Lindland (#3 Middleweight in the World)* vs. Vitor Belfort
-Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
-Chris Horodecki vs. Dan Lauzon
-Paul Buentello vs. Kiril “Baby Fedor” Sidelnikov
-Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (#7 Light Heavyweight in the World)* vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
-Jay Hieron vs. Jason High
-Mark Hominick vs. L.C. Davis
-Antonio Duarte vs. Albert Rios
-Brett Cooper vs. Patrick Speight
* Based on MMAWeekly World MMA Rankings