- THREE TITLE BOUTS HEAD AFL IN ATLANTA

May 13, 2008
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by MMAWeekly.com Staff
The American Fight League has released the full fight card for it’s foray to the Philips Arena on May 30 in Atlanta. AFL “Bulletproof” will be the first ever mixed martial arts event held in the arena, which has a capacity of 21,000.

The fight card features three title bouts. Current AFL lightweight champion Diego Saraiva defends his belt against Josh Cate. In battles for vacant titles, Douglas Lima faces Brent Weedman in the welterweight division, while George Lockhart and George Allen square off for the interim middleweight title.

The AFL has been busy signing fighters lately, following up deals with Dan Christison and Chilo Gonzalez by signing top bantamweight talent Jeff Bedard. Of the three, only Christison, who face Sam Holloway, is on the Bulletproof fight card. Although the AFL has announced that it is in the process “two marquee signings” and that both fighters will be in attendance at the May 30 event in Atlanta.

AFL World Lightweight Championship
-Diego Saraiva vs. Josh Cate

AFL World Welterweight Championship
-Douglas Lima vs. Brent Weedman

AFL World Middleweight Interim Championship
-George “Loaded” Lockhart vs. George Allen

Lightweight bout
-Junior Assuncao vs. Torrance Taylor

Heavyweight bout
-Dan Christison vs. Sam Holloway

Middleweight bout
-Robi Ramey vs. David curby

Heavyweight bout
-Todd Duffee vs. Steve Banks

Light Heavyweight bout
-Ethan Garrison vs. Willy Smalls

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