MMA Ratings Podcast

July 19, 2008

Affliction - Banned

Affliction: Banned was co-promoted by Affliction Clothing and Adrenaline MMA. It took place on July 19, 2008 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.

The evening's main event featured the last undefeated Pride FC heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko against former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia for the newly-created WAMMA heavyweight championship. The one hour undercard was broadcast on Fox Sports Network and The Fight Network while the main fight card was broadcast live on pay-per-view. Also appearing at the event was heavy metal band Megadeth who performed live. The announcer was Michael Buffer. There was also one swing bout between Justin Levens and Ray Lazama that was set to take place after the main event, but the time left and the ring condition prevented it.


1Paul BuentelloGary GoodridgeDecision (Unanimous)35:00
2Vitor BelfortTerry MartinKO (Punches)23:12
3Mike PyleJJ AmbroseSubmission (Rear-naked choke)12:51
4Antonio Rogerio NogueiraEdwin DeweesTKO (Punches)14:06
5Matt LindlandFabio NegaoDecision (Unanimous)35:00
6Renato SobralMike WhiteheadDecision (Unanimous)35:00
7Mark HominickTrenell YoungSubmission (Armbar)24:25
8Josh BarnettPedro RizzoKO (Punch)21:44
9Andrei ArlovskiBen RothwellKO (Punches)31:13
10Fedor EmelianenkoTim SylviaSubmission (Rear-naked choke)10:36

1 comment:

  1. Fighter payroll:
    Fedor Emelianenko ($300,000/$300,000 for show and no win bonus) def. Tim Sylvia ($800,000)

    Andrei Arlovski ($750,000/$500,000 for show and $250,000 win bonus) def. Ben Rothwell ($250,000)

    Josh Barnett ($300,000/$300,000 for show and no win bonus) def. Pedro Rizzo ($70,000)

    Mark Hominick ($10,000/$5,000 for show and $5,000 win bonus) def. Savant Young ($7,000)

    Matt Lindland ($300,000/$225,000 for show and $75,000 win bonus) def. Fabio Negao ($20,000)

    Renato Sobral ($90,000/$60,000 for show and $30,000 win bonus) def. Mike Whitehead ($50,000)

    Mike Pyle ($20,000/$15,000 for show and $5,000 win bonus) def. JJ Ambrose ($5,000)

    Vitor Belfort ($140,000/$70,000 for show and $70,000 win bonus) def. Terry Martin ($30,000)

    Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ($50,000/$50,000 for show and no win bonus) def. Edwin Dewees ($15,000)

    Paul Buentello ($80,000/$60,000 for show and $20,000 win bonus) def. Gary Goodridge ($25,000)

    Swing Bout (Canceled): Ray Lizama ($3,000) vs. Justin Levens ($6,000)

    This does not include bonuses award money.

    Total: $2,856,000


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