Shane ‘Shaolin’ Campbell: Holding It Down For Edmonton

Before Shane “Shaolin” Campbell challenges Tristan Connelly for the Unified MMA Lightweight Championship on June 9 in Edmonton, Alta., Canada, the hard-hitting UFC vet caught up with ProMMANow. What are your thoughts on fighting for this championship? It’s an opportunity to showcase my skills in front of Edmonton, once again and hold it down for … Read more

Five questions with Matt MacGrath

Before red-hot Canadian Matt MacGrath tries to win his ninth straight bout against Ryan Quinn at Fight Night 2 in Canada, he sat down with Pro MMA Now. How did you find MMA to begin with? I was still looking for a national medal in judo, so I started doing a bit of Brazilian jiu-jitsu … Read more

Five Questions With Adam Assensa

Before Canadian Adam Assensa returns to action against Tristan Connelly at Fight Night 2 in Alberta, he sat down with Pro MMA Now.  How were you introduced to MMA to begin with? I found MMA through a friend. He brought me to a local MMA gym. What were your first impressions of the sport? Fell in … Read more

Five Questions with Unified MMA 28’s Curt Demarce caught up with Curt Demarce ahead of his upcoming bout with Parwez Ghulam at Unified MMA 28 on Sept. 30 at Royal Palace Banquet Hall in Alberta. How have your preparations for this fight been going? It’s been going well. I’ve adjusted to the diet. But training has never gone better. I’m training my … Read more

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.

Aggression MMA signs Muay Thai world champion Shane Campbell

Edmonton, Alberta (Canada): Aggression MMA, Edmonton’s top MMA promotion, and a rising entity on the Canadian fight scene, is proud to announce the signing of Pro Muay Thai Champion Shane “Shaolin” Campbell (4-0) to a four-fight deal with the organization. He will face two-time Bellator veteran Estevan Payan (9-3) at the upcoming March 11th Aggression … Read more

The Fight Club releases final fight card for “TFC 11: Full Force”

Rising Canadian fight promotion The Fight Club (TFC) today announced the finalized fight card for their next event, “TFC 11: Full Force” set for Sept. 10 at the Shaw Conference Center in Edmonton.

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

Photo by - Wilson Gouveia is returning to light heavyweight. ( 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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