Maximum Fighting Championship announces lineup update for MFC 40

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.

Kevin Croom signs with MFC, will meet champion Anthony Birchak on May 9th

“The Hard-Hitting Hillbilly” Kevin Croom has signed a multi-fight deal with the MFC and will challenge reigning bantamweight champion Anthony Birchak in a co-headliner of three title fights at MFC 40 on Friday, May 9 live on AXS TV Fights from the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.