A bout of pneumonia has forced veteran featherweight Mark Hominick (16-8) off the Jan. 24 "Affliction: Day of Reckoning" card, Affliction Entertainment today announced.
Hominick was set to meet L.C. Davis (12-1) on the event's HDNet-televised preliminary card. The main card for the event, which takes place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., airs on pay per view.
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) a replacement for Hominick has been secured, and he said the fighter will be revealed in the next few days once a bout agreement has been signed.
The Canadian-based Hominick is a seven-year MMA veteran who's fought for top organizations such as TKO and the WEC. He also appeared twice in the UFC and defeated both Jorge Gurgel and Yves Edwards in 2006 and remains 2-0 in the organization. Hominick last competed in July when he defeated Savant Young via armbar submission at Affliction's debut event, "Banned."
Davis is a former IFL fighter who's posted 11 stoppages in his 12 pro wins. The Team Miletich fighter last competed at December's Adrenaline MMA event, where he defeated Billy Kidd via first-round submission.