Due to a significant lower-body injury suffered in training, reigning MFC bantamweight champ Anthony Birchak is unable to fight on Friday, May 9 on the AXS TV Fights card emanating from the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. With Birchak out, “The Hard-Hitting Hillbilly” Kevin Croom (14-4) will now battle Jesse Brock (16-8) in a three-round title eliminator. Brock has been signed to a multi-fight contract.
Tonight we roll on with MFC September Mark Pavelich and the Maximum Fighting Championship gear up for MFC 28 on October 4th. The voting is over and tonight we talk to the newly announced main event particiapants. Anthony Birchak made a statement at MFC 37 with his win and is ready for his shot at the vacant bantamweight title. He will stop by as will his opponent. Tito Jones has won three fights in a row and is looking to be the best he can be in order to capture the crown.
“MFC 35: Explosive Encounter” takes place this evening in Edmonton, Alberta and is headlined with an MFC World Middleweight Title bout between Elvis Mutapcic and Joseph Henle.
It has emerged today that one of Maximum Fighting Championships longest serving fighters has decided to retire. Dwayne “D-Bomb” Lewis (14-8) recently announced his departure from the sport via his Facebook page. The fan favourite and former title challenger decided to hang up his gloves due to multiple injuries sustained during recent years.
ProMMAnow.com talks with TUF 13 vet Ryan “The Kid” McGillivray to discuss his upcoming fight with unbeaten welterweight Diego Bautista which takes place this Friday at MFC 32 and airs live on HDNet.
The Maximum Fighting Championship’s arduous search for a fitting opponent to take on Dhiego “Maluco” Lima at MFC 32: Bitter Rivals has come to fruition.Stepping up to battle the undefeated welterweight prospect Lima (6-0) is judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Bruno “BC” Carvalho, who has signed a multi-fight deal with the MFC.
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