MFC 25 fight videos – Taylor vs. Leites, Jimmo vs. Gouveia, Spratt vs. Fioravanti, Hightower vs. Neal, more

EDMONTON – On May 7, 2010, Maximum Fighting Championship held “MFC 25: Vindication” at the Northlands Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The event was billed as the promotion’s biggest card to date and featured a main event between former IUFC fighters Thales Leites (17-3) and Jesse “JT Money” Taylor (14-6) and a co-main event … Read more

Thales Leites submits Jesse Taylor at MFC 25 – full results

Two decisive victories for headliners at Vindication Thales Leites made quick work of Jesse Taylor, and Ryan Jimmo made a huge statement with a convincing victory at the Maximum Fighting Championship’s MFC 25: Vindication. In front of more than 4,000 fans at the Northlands Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, and live on HDNet, Leites (17-3) … Read more

Fighters hit the scale for MFC 25

Huge turnout in downtown mall for biggest card in organization history In front of the largest weigh-in crowd in the organization’s history, all the fighters hit the scale on Thursday afternoon in preparation for the Maximum Fighting Championship’s MFC 25: Vindication. Before a huge throng of media and fans, the fighters were on stage inside … Read more

‘Hungry’ Emanuel Newton eyeing redemption at MFC 25

Former MFC champ set for showdown with Lewis By MFC Staff All the talent in the world won’t get a fighter very far if he doesn’t complement his skills with all the necessary intangibles. Emanuel Newton is easily one of the MFC’s most-talented fighters with an incredible amount of athleticism. But what Newton has lacked … Read more

Big boys Chase Gormley and Ryan Fortin to battle on MFC 25 undercard

Gormley goes up against ‘Vanilla Gorilla’ at Vindication A rare heavyweight fight has been added to the undercard of MFC 25: Vindication taking place on Friday, May 7 at the Northlands Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. Popular brawler Ryan “The Vanilla Gorilla” Fortin (3-2), who fights out of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, takes on Chase Gormley (6-2) … Read more

Gavin Neil: the “Forrest Gump of MMA” prepares to face “The Dirty Samurai”

On May 7, 2010 at MFC 25: Vindication, up and coming Victoria-based fighter Gavin Neil (7-1) will be stepping into the ring against Richie “The Dirty Samurai” Hightower (8-3-1), an alumni of that infamous MMA reality show, in a fight that has strong potential to bring fireworks to the crowd at the Edmonton Expo Centre … Read more

Jesse Taylor to fight Thales Leites in main event at MFC 25

Jesse Taylor signs contract to meet Brazilian standout at MFC 25 Fresh off signing a two-fight deal with the Maximum Fighting Championship, Jesse “JT Money” Taylor has garnered a spot in the main event for MFC 25: Vindication. Taylor (14-5) will meet Thales Leites (16-3) in the headliner bout of the MFC’s upcoming show on … Read more

“MFC 25: Vindication” boasts a stacked card for May 7 on HDNet

EDMONTON, Alberta – Although a main event is yet to be announced, the fight card for Maximum Fighting Championship‘s “MFC 25: Vindication” is stacked. The event, which will take place at the  the Northlands Expo Center in Edmonton on May 7 will air live on HDNet. The co-main event  features Ryan “The Big Deal” Jimmo (12-1) and Wilson Gouveia … Read more

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