UFC Fight Night 29: Hamill vs. Silva breakdown

Taking place on the main card of UFC Fight Night 29 is a light heavyweight battle between Brazilian striker Thiago Silva and National Wrestling Champion Matt Hamill. Both men are at a sort of at a crossroads in their career. Thiago Silva has had trouble when it comes to passing his drug tests. Matt Hamill has had trouble dealing with the top contenders. Both men are coming off a win.Silva over former Strikforce Champion Rafael Cavalcante, and Matt Hamill over Roger Hollet

MFC 20: “Destined for Greatness” Preview

The Maximum Fighting Championship is back with their first show of 2009 on February 20th with MFC 20: Destined for Greatness. The event will be broadcast live on HDNet and will take place at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Edmonton Alberta, Canada.

The stacked card will showcase two title fights, with the main event being the highly anticipated rematch between Welterweight champion Pat “Bam Bam” Healy (19-13), and the wildly popular and exciting challenger, Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford (8-1).

Ryan Ford was clearly the aggressor in the first meeting against Pat Healy, who handed him his first career loss.  Healy used his counter fighting skills to finally catch and submit the young fighter in the third round, but not before he took a beating in the process. Ford has worked hard on his ground game since the first fight, looking to add to his athletic fighting style as he steps back into the ring against Healy.

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MFC 19: Long Time Coming – results

by: Jack Bratcher

Maximum Fighting Championship’s MFC 19: Long Time Coming went down tonight at the River Cree Resort & Casino in Alberta, Canada. Here are fight-by-fight results and summary.

Aron Lofton vs. Jason Kuchera (LHW)
Rd.1 – In just 44 seconds of round one Aron Lofton sinks in the guillotine choke from the standing position, forcing Kurchera to tap out.
Aron Lofton defeats Jason Kuchera by submission (guillotine) in Rd.1

Colby Snyder vs. Josh Russell (LW)
Russell is Jason MacDonald’s jiu-jitsu coach.
Rd.1 – Russell gets the takedown early in the round and takes Snyder’s back, methodically sinks in the rear naked choke and Snyder is forced to tap.
Josh Russell defeats Colby Snyder by submission (rear naked choke) in Rd.1

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MFC 19: A Long Time Coming – The Return of “The Hulk”

By Denny “The Mad One” Hodge

The MFC will be back in action on HDNet Friday December 5th from the River Cree Resort and Casino. The exciting organization that has had 12 consecutive sold out shows will be featuring their Light Heavyweight Champion Roger “The Hulk” Hollett and a late edition to the card with a highly anticipated bout between John “The Natural” Alessio and Paul “Semtex” Daley.

At 8-1, Hollett is dangerous on his feet, but is equally comfortable if the fight hits the ground.  Despite three KO’s in his MFC appearances, he also has five submissions to his credit, making him a threat wherever the fight may go.  He will be looking to make a statement in his comeback fight, defending his belt against top contender Emmanuel Newton.

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