MMAJunkie.com is reporting that Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will be fighting Vernon “Tiger” White on the July 19th Affliction: Banned debut card. The fight has been added to the main card of the show that will showcase Russian heavyweight sensation Fedor Emelianenko going up against former UFC Heavyweight champion Tim “The Maniac” Sylvia in the main event of the evening.
Nogueira who most recently fought in fought in Canada in February 2008 defeating Todd Gouwenberg via 2nd round TKO.
White's last ended via a disqualification and he will be looking to get his name back out there with a possible victory over one of the top 205 pounders in the world.
The full card for the show as of today is:
MAIN CARD (PAY PER VIEW)
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tim Sylvia
Josh Barnett vs. Pedro Rizzo
Ben Rothwell vs. TBA
Matt Lindland vs. Fabio Nascimento
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Vernon White
Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Mike Whitehead
PRELIMINARY CARD (FSN)
Paul Buentello vs. Aleksander Emelianenko
Ray Lazama vs. Justin Levens
Mark Hominick vs. Savant Young
J.J. Ambrose vs. Patrick Speight
Brett Cooper vs. Mike Pyle