Nickels rolls into Retribution feud

’09 MFC award winner replaces Gouveia for clash with Lewis Mike Nickels, co-winner of the 2009 Maximum Fighting Championship’s Fight of the Year, is stepping in to replace an injured Wilson Gouveia for a showdown against Dwayne Lewis at MFC 26: Retribution. The owner of the Colorado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy returns to the MFC fold … 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

Maximum Fighting Championship’s “Top Ten Fights of the Year”

It’s a wrap. The Year 2009 is in the books for the Maximum Fighting Championship so it is time once again to review the very best of the campaign gone by with the Z-Files’ annual look at the Top 10 finishes and fights.

After scrolling through the Top 10 Submissions and Knockouts of the Year for 2009, it’s time to put a final stamp on the proceedings with a look back at the 10 best Fights of the Year. Already we’ve seen Ryan Machan get credit for the best submission of ’09 while Pete “The Secret Weapon” Spratt was duly awarded the year’s best knockout. A year ago, the welterweight title fight between Pat “Bam Bam” Healy and Ryan Ford took the honor as the MFC‘s Fight of the Year, and now it‘s come time to crown 2009’s best showdown.

As with the Top 10 Submissions and Knockouts, the Top Fights of the Year will include not just the MFC but also Heat XC, the top developmental organization for the Maximum Fighting Championship.

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Fight of the year candidate: Mike Nickels vs. David Heath

MFC 22: Payoff took place Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, in Alberta, Canada. It was a great night of fights but one fight in particular stood out from the rest and it was this bout between UFC veterans Mike Nickels and David Heath. It was an absolute war for over two-and-a-half rounds as the two warriors … Read more

Lineup pinned for “MFC 22: Payoff” on Oct. 2

One of the best lineups in the Maximum Fighting Championship’s illustrious history has been set for MFC 22: Payoff.

MFC 22: Payoff will be held on Friday, October 2 at the River Cree Resort and Casino just outside Edmonton, Alberta, and will be broadcast live throughout North America on HDNet Fights.

The card is highlighted by the much-anticipated MFC return of mixed martial arts superstar Jason “The Athlete” MacDonald who will take on Travis “The Serial Killer” Lutter in a three-round middleweight showdown.

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