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Saturday, Apr 27, 2013

AFC 19: Tim Hague Fighting Fellow UFC Vet Kalib Starnes


By FCF Staff

Aggression Fighting Championships has announced that former UFC heavyweight Tim Hague will battle Octagon vet Kalib Starnes at the promotion’s upcoming, July 5th event in Edmonton, Alberta.

According to a press release from the AFC, Starnes, who competed at middleweight in the UFC, is expected to weigh between 225-230 pounds for the bout.

Starnes (12-8-1) is coming off consectutive losses to Patrick Cote, John Salter and Joe Doerksen. Prior to the defeats the decorated grappler earneds wins over fellow Canadian vets Matt MacGrath and Nick Hinchliffe.

Hague (14-7), meanwhile, is looking to rebound from consecutive defeats to Mike Hackert, after scoring wins over Vince Lucero and Craig Hudson.

“I have a high amount of respect for the AFC and its owners. I am very happy to be back and build on my perfect 3-0 record in AFC,” Hague said in a press release from the promotion. “

In my fight with Kalib fans can expect me to knock him out. Fighting is my livelihood, and the way I see it, Kalib is trying to take food off of my sons plate. So for now, I respect Kalib as a man and fighter, but until we are done doing business in the cage, I don’t {explitive}ing like him. So he’s going to get knocked out.”

Here is the line-up to date for AFC 19, which will be hosted by Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre.

170lbs- Ryan Ford (20-4) vs. Winner of Mike Hill (5-0) vs. Joel Powell (6-3) on May 19th

*** Welterweight Title Fight

155lbs- Shane Campbell (8-1) vs. Jesse Ronson (12-2)

*** Lightweight Title Fight

205lbs- Victor Valimaki (17-8) vs. Dwayne Lewis (12-8)

155lbs- Stephen Beaumont (7-1) vs. Brandt Dewsbery (10-2)

265lbs- Tim Hague (14-7) vs. Kalib Starnes (12-8)

185lbs- Zach Blaber (7-2) vs. TBA

170lbs- Sheldon Westcott (8-1-1) vs. TBA

185lbs- KB Bhullar (3-0) vs. TBA

200lbs- Denny Houle (4-0) vs. Teddy Ash (1-0)

170lbs- Steve Dubeck (4-4) vs. TBA

135lbs- Ben Jansen (2-0) vs. TBA

170lbs- Aaron Bosiak (0-0) vs. TBA

*Fight card subject to change



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