Former UFC lightweight Mark Hominick (16-8) will make his second appearance under the Affliction banner when he takes on Deividas Taurosevicius (10-3) on the preliminary card of Affliction: "Trilogy," which is scheduled for the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., on Aug. 1, 2009 according to MMA Training.
The contest will be Hominick's first in over a year. After a submission victory over Savant Young at Affliction: "Banned" in July 2008, "The Machine" was penciled in to face L.C. Davis at "Day of Reckoning" in January 2009 until a bout with pneumonia forced him to withdraw from the promotion's sophomore effort.
He'll be opposed by Lithuania's Deividas Taurosevicius on August 1. The IFL veteran was enjoying a six-fight winning streak until he was upended by Ryan "The Lion" Shultz back in May 2008. Taurosevicius holds notable submission wins over Dan Lauzon and Bart Palaszewski.
Affliction 3: "Trilogy" will feature a main event between WAMMA Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko and top-ranked division player, Josh Barnett. Former Dream middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi is also expected to make his fighting debut on American shores against Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist Renato "Babalu" Sobral.
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