According to YahooSports, Affliction is close to signing a fight between former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz (15-6-1) and Renato “Babalu” Sobral (30-7) at the promotions next event slated for October 11, from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV. Affliction has not confirmed or denied the fight, but a press conference for the event is scheduled for August 6.
Sources have told Yahoo! Sports that free agent Tito Ortiz will fight Renato “Babalu” Sobral in the co-main event at Affliction’s next fight card, on Oct. 11 at the Thomas & Mack Center on the UNLV campus in Las Vegas.
Afflictions second event is expected to be headlined by the heavyweight superfight between Fedor Emelianenko and former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski.