FiveOuncesOfPain.com has learned from multiple sources speaking on the condition of anonymity that this Saturday’s “Godz of War” event that scheduled to take place at the Time Warner Cable Arena in
Ticketmaster.com is no longer accepting ticket orders for the event and indicates that the event has been postponed. There is no word when or if the event will be rescheduled.
The event had been scheduled to air on pay-per-view through limited distribution.
One source indicated that poor ticket sales was the primary culprit but that injuries sustained by both fighters in the originally scaled main event was another setback.
The event was initially supposed to be headlined by a heavyweight clash featuring Kevin Randleman taking on Jeff Monson, however, Randleman was forced to pull out of the bout due to injury. He was replaced by former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez.
But the new main event of Monson vs. Rodriguez was compromised after Monson was injured fighting Josh Barnett during a
Monson was supposed to fight Mike Russow in the main event of Adrenaline MMA’s inaugural event this past weekend but was forced to pull out and was replaced by Jason Guida.
One source indicated to Five Ounces of Pain last week that the promoters of “Godz of War” learned early last week that Monson would not be available for their event either.
In addition to Monson, Randleman, and Rodriguez, a middleweight bout between former UFC middleweight champion Murilo Bustamante and UFC veteran Josh Haynes had been scheduled. Bouts involving Luiz Azeredo vs. Kamal Shalorus, and Milton Vieira vs. David Gardner had been on tap as well.