UFC and PRIDE veteran Gary Goodridge will replace Aleksander Emelianenko against Paul Buentello at Affliction “Banned” after Emelianenko failed to be licensed for the bout by the California State Athletic Commission for undisclosed reasons.
According to Sherdog.com Goodridge was “already in California, licensed and expecting to fight in San Diego this weekend on a card that was cancelled”.
MMAJunkie.com is reporting that weigh-ins for the bout, which is slated to air on Fox Sports Net between 8pm ET and 9pm tomorrow evening prior to the pay-per-view card, will take place at 11am tomorrow.
Goodridge has lost three of his last five bouts.
For complete weigh-in results for Affliction “Banned” click here.