TUF 6 veteran Richie Hightower signs with Maximum Fighting Championship

ALBERTA, CANADA – 27-year-old “The Ultimate Fighter 6” veteran Richie “The Dirty Samurai” Hightower (8-3) has signed a three-fight deal with Canada’s premiere MMA promotion, Maximum Fighting Championship, according to the company. The first fight on Hightower’s new contract will take place at “MFC 25: Vindication” in Edmonton, Alberta, on May 7, where he will … Read more

Spectacular finishes ignite MFC 24: Heat XC

Edwards, Watson, Juarez victorious in knockout-filled card Yves Edwards marked himself as the top contender for the MFC lightweight belt yet it was a pair of spectacular knockouts that stole the show at the Maximum Fighting Championship’s MFC 24: Heat XC on Friday night at the River Cree Resort and Casino, just outside Edmonton, Alberta. … Read more

“MFC 24: Heat XC” live results and play by play

“MFC 24: Heat XC” takes place tonight, Feb. 26, 2010, at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Alberta, Canada.  It is an end of an era of sorts, as this will be the final fight card at the venue after hosting 10 MFC events. The event is available on PPV for $9.99 via an online live … Read more

MFC 24: Heat XC weigh-in results

“MFC 24: Heat XC” takes place on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at the River Cree Hotel and Casino in Enoch, Alberta, Canada. MMA fans will be able to watch the fight in a streaming online webcast for $9.99 at the Maximum Fighting Championships website at www.maximumfighting.com. Also, we here at ProMMAnow.com will provide live play-by-play … Read more

Heath sidelined by injury, teammate McClain steps in for battle with Lewis

CANADA (Feb. 22, 2010) – An injury late in training for the MFC 24: Heat XC co-main event has dropped David Heath from Friday’s card, but his teammate Ryan McClain has stepped up to the challenge. McClain (9-3), who like Heath hails from Tulsa, Oklahoma, will meet Dwayne Lewis (10-4) in a light heavyweight tussle … Read more

MFC President issues apology

We have a place on our front page at ProMMAnow.com dedicated to press releases. We have received numerous press releases from Maximum Fighting Championship, but never one like we received on Tuesday, Feb. 16, regarding Chris “The Exorcist” Price. The tone was harsh, and frankly, unprofessional, and that is why we added an “Editor’s Note” … Read more

Maximum Fighting Championship press release regarding Chris Price

Editor’s note: Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) received the following press release from Maximum Fighting Championship on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2010. MFC included the picture as well that reads “The Quitter” (which is actually the cover from a comic book). Whether or not Chris Price’s MMA career is actually over because he missed an MFC card … Read more

High-temp card to rock MFC 24: Heat XC

The Maximum Fighting Championship smashes its way into the 2010 campaign with MFC 24: Heat XC – a special joint promotion show featuring fighters from the MFC and Heat XC, the two organizations under the umbrella of Pavelich Sports Inc.

MFC 24: Heat XC will take place on Friday, February 26 at the River Cree Resort and Casino just outside Edmonton, Alberta, and will be streamed live online at www.maximumfighting.com.

An 11-fight card has been set for MFC 24 with the event headlined by what promises to be a fast-paced lightweight bout between “The Texas Gunslinger” Yves Edwards (36-15-1) and Derrick “The Eraser” Noble (25-12-1).

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Wilson Gouveia signs with Maximum Fighting Championship – debuts against Ryan Jimmo on April 9

Photo by Sherdog.com - Wilson Gouveia is returning to light heavyweight.

ProMMA.info (www.promma.info) was notified today that ten-time UFC veteran Wilson Gouveia (12-7) signed a multi-fight deal with Maximum Fighting Championship on Monday. His first fight for the organization will take place against Canadian Ryan “Big Deal” Jimmo (12-1) at “MFC 25: Vindication” at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton, Alberta on April 9.

MFC 25 will broadcast live on HDNet and feature a soon to be announced major title fight.

Gouveia decided to return to light heavyweight after trouble making the 185 lbs. weight limit, and suffering back-to-back knockout losses, to Nate Marquardt at UFC 95, and then Alan Belcher at UFC 107.

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England’s Tom “Kong” Watson signs with Maximum Fighting Championship

The Maximum Fighting Championship has set MFC 24: Heat XC as the right date to debut its new middleweight prospect.

Tom “Kong” Watson (10-3) joins the MFC after making a sizeable name for himself fighting in his native England. The Southampton product, who of late has been training alongside Georges St. Pierre in Montreal, has set a big target for his first fight in the MFC by taking on hometown hero Travis Galbraith (17-6). The pair will face off on Friday, February 26 at the River Cree Resort and Casino just outside Edmonton, Alberta.

Undaunted by the fact he’s squaring off against Galbraith in front of his own supporters, Watson offered a simple message to his upcoming rival – and future ones as well.

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