M-1 Global is pleased to announce that
Yvel will make his Affliction debut against former UFC heavyweight champion
Despite being veterans of the now-defunct PRIDE Fighting Championships in Japan, Yvel and Barnett have never fought before with "Day of Reckoning" serving as the first-ever meeting between the two.
Yvel, 33-12-1, who is known for the strong Muay Thai skills he developed while training in his home country of Holland, has been competing in mixed martial arts since 1997. Over the years, the veteran fighter has recorded notable victories over K-1 standout
Yvel's involvement serves to increase M-1's contributions to the event, as M-1 contracted fighters
Fedor will be featured during the show's main event when he defends his WAMMA heavyweight title against former UFC heavyweight champion
Meanwhile, the 19-year-old fighting prodigy Sidelnikov, nicknamed "Baby Fedor," will be making his United States debut against former UFC heavyweight title challenger
Additionally, the M-1 Challenge broadcast team of play-by-play announcer