Affliction Entertainment, scheduled to make MMA history on July 19th at Honda Center in Anaheim with the greatest line-up of mixed-martial-arts fights ever presented in one night, keeps building this event with the latest newsâ€”heavy metal band Megadeth, led by frontman, guitarist, and songwriter Dave Mustaine, will be performing live at the event.
The platinum selling band, Megadeth has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide and will electrify the audience with a special highlight performance. Known for their distinctive, in-your-face guitar solos, snarling vocal style and dark lyrical themes, Megadeth is sure to resonate with the â€œAffliction Bannedâ€ fan base and intensify the already action-packed event.
â€œAffliction Bannedâ€, a mixed-martial-arts pay-per-view event in association with Roy Englebrecht Events, features the much-anticipated return of Russian heavyweight superstar Fedor â€œThe Last Emperorâ€ Emelianenko, in association with M-1, and supported by an star studded undercard, July 19th at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
Fedor (27-1), the former undisputed PRIDE heavyweight champion and Russian M-1 legend, has been universally recognized for the past five years as the most dominating heavyweight in the world. He faces former two-time UFC heavyweight title-holder Tim â€œThe Maine-iacâ€ Sylvia (24-4), fighting out of Iowa by way of his native Maine.
An impressive four-fight undercard will be loaded with Josh â€œThe Baby Faced Assassinâ€ Barnett (21-5) of Seattle facing off stateside for the first time in two years in a grudge match against the only opponent to ever knock him outâ€”Brazilian strongman Pedro â€œThe Rockâ€ Rizzo (16-7).
Three-time All-American wrestler Mike Whitehead (20-5), of Salt Lake City will battle Brazilian sensation Renato â€œBabaluâ€ Sobral (29-7) of Costa Mesa, California. 2000 Olympic Wrestling Silver Medalist Matt â€œThe Lawâ€ Lindland (20-5) of Oregon City faces Brazilian favorite Fabio â€œNegaoâ€ Nascimento (8-3). Former IFLÂ® titlist â€œBigâ€ Ben Rothwell (29-5) of Kenosha, Wisconsin is scheduled to fight Andre â€œThe Pitbullâ€ Arlovski in this groundbreaking event.
Tickets for â€œAffliction Bannedâ€ range between $50.00 and $1,000.00 and are on sale at the Honda Center Box Office and also online at Ticketmaster.com.