MFC 37 loses main event due to Barnett eye injury; Pavelich blames manager

After more than two years on the sidelines athletic heavyweight Chris “Beast Boy” Barnett (7-1) will have to wait even longer for his return to MMA action. In fact, his career as a pro mixed martial arts fighter could be in serious jeopardy.

Maximum Fighting Championship announces press conference for MFC 37

Maximum Fighting Championship Press Conference Heavyweight title fight, brother vs. brother bout highlight MFC 37 lineup The Maximum Fighting Championship is pleased to invite the media to the official press conference for the introduction of several main-card fighters who will be competing at MFC 37: True Grit. The press conference will take place on Wednesday, … Read more

Pro MMA Now Radio returns with Smealinho Rama, Chris Barnett and Francisco Rivera tonight at 10 p.m. ET

Is it Sunday already? Yes it is and it means that Pro MMA Now Radio is back with another episode to quench your MMA thirst. Tonight we welcome MFC 37 main event fighters Smealinho “The Prince” Rama (6-0) and Chris “Beast Boy” Barnett (7-1) to the program.

MFC 37 prelim bouts to stream LIVE on Facebook

For the first time in Maximum Fighting Championship history, the Canadian MMA promotion will offer a free LIVE stream of the “MFC 37: True Grit” preliminary card bouts on Facebook.

Heavyweight brothers Mike and Thomas Treadwell to make pro MMA debut at MFC 37 — against each other!

MFC - Treadwell brothers

Maximum Fighting Championship has announced an unprecedented heavyweight match-up between two brothers for the upcoming “MFC 37: True Grit” event scheduled for Friday, May 10, at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Chase Degenhardt collides with Sam Alvey at MFC 37

Middleweight matchup added to stacked True Grit lineup The Maximum Fighting Championship is excited to announce the addition of a middleweight bout to the lineup for MFC 37: True Grit taking place on Friday, May 10 in Edmonton, Alberta. Hometown striker Chase “Deggy” Degenhardt (8-3) will face the toughest test of his career as he … Read more

Maximum Fighting Championship announces four fights for MFC 37

Four fights fired up for MFC 37 Heavyweight title fight plus three main card bouts named to True Grit lineup The Maximum Fighting Championship, one of the world’s premier mixed martial arts organizations, is excited to announce four major bouts for MFC 37: True Grit taking place on Friday, May 10. Airing live on AXS … Read more

Chris ‘The Beast Boy’ Barnett Signs 4 fight deal with MFC, faces Rama for title at MFC 37 May 10, 2013

If you’ve never heard of the name Chris Barnett, it’s probably because he hasn’t fought in MMA since April 22nd, 2011. He was sidelined by an unethical promoter: “Every time I had another MMA fight scheduled, this promoter would call the other organizations and harass them and I didn’t have an exclusive contract with him.” Chris … Read more

Poland MMA: Chris ‘Beast Boy’ Barnett vs. Michal Kita headline Fighters Arena 3 on Sept. 29

One of the best European heavyweights and Bellator veteran, Michal “Masakra” Kita (12-6) will face XFC veteran Chris “Beast Boy” Barnett (7-1) in the Fighters Arena 3 main event Sept. 29 in Lodz, Poland. The fight, along with two others on the card, are being promoted as Poland vs. USA. The rest of the card is being promoted as Lodz vs Warsaw, with fighters representing both cities facing off against one another.

XFC President John Prisco on new HDNet deal and organization’s future – Exclusive

ProMMAnow.com’s Josh Cross spoke with XFC founder and president, John Prisco, about the promotion’s success, their new deal with HDNet, and how some upcoming partnerships could change everything.