Cory MacDonald wins main event split decision at “Heat XC 3: Ruthless” in Edmonton, Alberta

Heat XC, the top developmental league for the Maximum Fighting Championship held “Heat XC 3: Ruthless” on Fri., July 17, 2009 at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Edmonton, Alberta.

Two of Canada’s top welterweight prospects went at it in the main event with Cory MacDonald putting an end to Thiago Goncalves 11-fight win streak with a tough fought split decision victory. Keep an eye on Cory MacDonald as a definite future UFC candidate.

Also on the card was Jason MacDonald protogé, Evan Sanguin, who picked up a win over Chris Puleo with a first round guillotine choke, and popular Calgary fighter Paapa Inkumsah defeated David Krawczyk with a triangle choke in round one.  Full results after the jump…

Main Event
Cory MacDonald (10-2) def. Thiago Goncalves (11-3) – Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Main Card
Paapa Inkumsah (4-0) def. David Krawczyk (0-1) – 4:02 Round 1, Triangle Choke
Diego Wilson (3-0) def. Louis Huete (3-1) – 2:33 Round 1, Rear-Naked Choke
Chad Sherman (4-2) def. Ryan McGillivray (8-4) – Unanimous Decision
Evan Sanguin (6-2) def. Chris Puleo (0-1) – 3:21 Round 1, Guillotine Choke
Connor Wood (2-1) def. James Bacon (0-1) – 1:55 Round 1, KO
Taylor Bull (1-1) def. Nick Perry (1-5) – 3:16 Round 1, TKO

Preliminaries
Tony Stiles (2-0) def. Curtis Duchene (3-1) – 0:46 Round 2, Rear-Naked Choke
Nick Hrynchyshyn (1-0) def. Eric Chouinard (0-2) – 0:45 Round 1, TKO
Chris Arbanas (1-1) def. Owen Carr (1-2) – 2:13 Round 2, TKO

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