Affliction 2: Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

According to Sherdog, Pride veteran “Little Nog” Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (14-3) will likely take on the IFL light heavyweight champion Vladimir Matyushenko (21-3) at Affliction 2 “Day of Reckoning” on October 11th from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sources close to the promotion confirmed the fight has been offered to both parties, though Matyushenko’s management declined to comment on the proposed matchup.

Matyushenko holds an eight fight winning streak which includes holding the IFL light heavyweight belt until the promotions recent demise. His only stoppage comes by way of Andrei Arlovski at UFC 44, which should make for a hypable rematch if both fighters continue wining bouts in Affliction.

Nogueira bother of UFC heavyweight champion “Big Nog” Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will try to add to his successful win over UFC veteran Edwin Dewees at “Affliction Banned” on July 19th.

IFL: New Blood, New Battles Quick Results

Chris Horodecki

IFL 2008 – New Jersey

Mike Ciesnolevicz and Carmelo Marrero ruled No Contest (Cut) at 1:37 of R1.
Emyr Bussade defeats Jesse Lennox by Submission (Knee Bar) at 1:25 of R2.
Jay Hieron defeats Mark Miller by TKO (Strikes) at 2:10 of R1.
Wagnney Fabiano defeats Shad Lierley by KO (Punch) at 0:37 of R1.
Vladimir Matyushenko defeats Jamal Patterson by TKO (Strikes) at 3:35 of R2.
Brad Blackburn defeats Delson Heleno by TKO (Strikes) at 1:50 of R3.
Jim Miller defeats Bart Palaszewski by Unanimous Decision.
Chris Horodecki defeats Nate Lamotte by Unanimous Decision
LC Davis defeats Rafael Dias by KO (Head Kick) at 3:56 of R3.
Alex Schoenauer defeats Brendan Barrett by Split Decision

IFL 2008 New Jersey Weigh-In Results

IFL Jay Hieron vs. Mark Miller

IFL 2008 New Jersey “New Blood – New Battles” takes place tonight April 4 at the Izod Center in New Jersey. The fights will be broadcast on HDNet starting at 8:30 pm EST.

All fighters made weight. It looks like a solid card with the usual IFL stars on display with a new twist of former UFC veteran Carmelo Marrero added to the mix.

Title Fights

Jay Hieron (170) vs. Mark Miller (170.4)
Wagnney Fabiano (145.4) vs. Shad Lierley (145.8)
Vladimir Matyushenko (205.4) vs. Jamal Patterson (205.6)

Non-Title Fights

Delson Heleno (170.8) vs. Brad Blackburn (171)
Jim Miller (155) vs. Bart Palaszewski (155.5)
Nate Lamotte (155.8) vs. Chris Horodecki (154.6)
Mike Ciesnolevicz (206) vs. Carmelo Marrero (205.8)
Emyr Bussade (170) vs. Jesse Lennox (170)
Rafael Dias (145.6) vs. L.C. Davis (145.6)
Alex Schoenauer (204) vs. Brendan Barrett (205.5)