MFC 26 results, play-by-play

Maximum Fighting Championship returns this evening with “MFC 26: Retribution,” taking place at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In the main event, Douglas “The Phenom” Lima takes on home-town hero Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford.

“MFC 26: Retribution” weigh-in results

All 18 fighters including MFC lightweight title-holder Antonio “Mandingo” McKee and his challenger Luciano Azevedo were perfect at the official weigh-ins for “MFC 26: Retribution” on Thursday.

“MFC 26: Retribution” airs live on HDNet this Friday, Sept. 10 – full fight card & promo video

Maximum Fighting Championship presents “MFC 26: Retribution” at the River Cree Resort & Casino in Alberta, Canada on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010. The event will air LIVE on HDNet starting at 10 p.m. ET.

Retribution weigh-in will be wild

The weigh-in for MFC 26: Retribution has quickly become the biggest pre-fight spectacle in the organization’s history. The HDNet Fights announce team of “The Voice” Michael Schiavello and Frank Trigg will be the masters of ceremonies for the weigh-in.

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

‘The Real Deal’ vs. ‘The Phenom’ cements co-main event at MFC 26 on Sept. 10

Welterweight clash at the top of Retribution lineup in Brandon The Maximum Fighting Championship has added a hotly anticipated welterweight matchup to complete its co-main event for the upcoming MFC 26: Retribution card. Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford, returning to the MFC after a year-and-a-half absence, will face the stiffest test of his career as … Read more

Title fight featured at MFC 26

New-attitude McKee to defend LW belt; three more bouts added Four main-card fights including a world title fight have been secured to heighten the already talent-laden lineup for MFC 26: Retribution. The event, which will be held in Westman Place at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, and air live on HDNet Fights, features … Read more

Dan Barrera makes MMA return at XFC 7 in Knoxville, TN

We haven’t heard much from Daniel Barrera since his stint on The Ultimate Fighter 6. Like Chris Lytle, Barrera is a firefighter but he is also an instructor at SSF Submission Academy in Clarksville, TN.

Barrera lost to Ben Saunders at the Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale by decision in December of ’07. That was his first professional MMA fight. Since then, Barrera has reeled off two straight victories, the most recent was on October 3, 2008 at Showcase of Strength in Shepardsville, KY.

Barrera will be stepping back into the cage on February 20th in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he will face Robert “Iron Man” Thompson at Xtreme Fighting Championship’s XFC 7: RETRIBUTION. With the UFC scheduled to land in Nashville just two months later, MMA promotions are taking full advantage of the state’s legalization of the sport, which came in 2008.

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