According to Sherdog.com, Josh Barnett has tested positive for banned substances in a pre-fight test, and therefore not be licensed to fight.
Though the Barnett camp offered denials, Affliction and M-1 Global have begun the search for a new opponent with less then 2 weeks to go to the most important card in the companies history. Shades of EliteXC anyone?
Bobby Lashley and Vitor Belfort are rumoured to be possible fodder for Emelianenko.
More as the story progresses...