Affliction on Wednesday announced that it has signed
White was initially scheduled to face
"We definitely had our sites set on Dewees and I am very happy to announce that he has signed a multi-fight deal with us,'' Affliction vice president
Dewees trains out of
"This is obviously a great opportunity for me. Affliction has done an unbelievable job in organizing a world class event, with some of the biggest names in the sport on the fight card," Dewees said.
According to Shamrock, "Dewees is at the top of his game. He has proven that he has impressive takedown and submission skills, and now, through intense training at the Lion's Den, he has also become very strong on his feet. Dewees has developed into a very well rounded fighter. He is ready for this fight and will do well."