Arlovski vs. Barnett to headline 'Affliction 2' in Oct.
Affliction on Monday announced via its website the main event for its next event on Oct. 11 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, pitting a match-up of two former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight titleholders in
Originally, top-ranked heavyweight
Arlovski steps into his second Affliction bout fresh off the heels of his dismantling of former International Fight League standout
The Belarus native worked with famed boxing trainer
His opponent, Barnett, settled a bit of a grudge match with
Now Barnett and Arlovski will square off in a fight that will likely determine the No. 1 contender for Fedor's heavyweight WAMMA crown.
More fights could be announced from Affliction in the coming days including a rumored Affliction middleweight championship bout between