Antonio “Mandingo” McKee: the “El Negro” effect hits the MFC

Something’s going on at the Maximum Fighting Championship that’s making our competitors nervous. Maybe you caught a glimpse at MFC 20: Destined for Greatness or MFC 22: Payoff. Derrick Noble and Carlo Prater sure did. That something is Antonio “Mandingo” McKee, a ferocious fighter who’s been mowing through the ranks for over 10 years and … 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

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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Healy remains MFC Welterweight Champ at MFC 20: Destined for Greatness

Pat “Bam Bam” Healy and Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford took the entire five rounds to determine who would be walking out of the ring as the MFC Welterweight Champion. The rematch was a back and forth battle the entire fight with both fighters using outstanding wrestling and take downs throughout the fight. In the end, Healy edged out Ford in a split decision victory to remain the MFC Welterweight Champion inside a sold-out River Cree Resort and Casino and live on HDNet Fights.

In the Welterweight superfight, Paul “Semtex” Daley was feeling the effects of his weight cutting, as he struggled with conditioning in this fight against Nick “The Goat” Thompson. At times Daley was hesitant to stand and throw, and Thompson took advantage of his height and reach establishing a nice stiff jab early in the fight.

Once the fight hit the ground late in the 3rd round, Thompson used his superior grappling to retain control and land some shots from the top as the fight ended. The fight went to the judges, and Thompson was awarded the unanimous decision victory, and number one contender status at 170.

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MFC 20: “Destined for Greatness” Preview

The Maximum Fighting Championship is back with their first show of 2009 on February 20th with MFC 20: Destined for Greatness. The event will be broadcast live on HDNet and will take place at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Edmonton Alberta, Canada.

The stacked card will showcase two title fights, with the main event being the highly anticipated rematch between Welterweight champion Pat “Bam Bam” Healy (19-13), and the wildly popular and exciting challenger, Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford (8-1).

Ryan Ford was clearly the aggressor in the first meeting against Pat Healy, who handed him his first career loss.  Healy used his counter fighting skills to finally catch and submit the young fighter in the third round, but not before he took a beating in the process. Ford has worked hard on his ground game since the first fight, looking to add to his athletic fighting style as he steps back into the ring against Healy.

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MFC 19: Long Time Coming – results

by: Jack Bratcher

Maximum Fighting Championship’s MFC 19: Long Time Coming went down tonight at the River Cree Resort & Casino in Alberta, Canada. Here are fight-by-fight results and summary.

Aron Lofton vs. Jason Kuchera (LHW)
Rd.1 – In just 44 seconds of round one Aron Lofton sinks in the guillotine choke from the standing position, forcing Kurchera to tap out.
Aron Lofton defeats Jason Kuchera by submission (guillotine) in Rd.1

Colby Snyder vs. Josh Russell (LW)
Russell is Jason MacDonald’s jiu-jitsu coach.
Rd.1 – Russell gets the takedown early in the round and takes Snyder’s back, methodically sinks in the rear naked choke and Snyder is forced to tap.
Josh Russell defeats Colby Snyder by submission (rear naked choke) in Rd.1

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