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Its official, June 21st Brandon “Hotrod” Hempleman vs Andrew Yates live from “The Joint” at the Hardrock Casino at WSOF 10. Stay tuned for more details as they are made available.
Kevin Croom vs. Jesse Brock
Round 1: They feel each other out and both connect with rights. Brock shoots in but is stuff and lands a knee before they break apart. Another shot and Croom stuffs it and lands a knee to the head. Brock keeps a hand on the ground to avoid the knees and they get back to vertical. Croom throws a combo and lands a leg kick. Another shot stuffed by Croom and yet another. Brock looks for a guillotine but the get back up and Brock works the body. Croom lands some body shots of his own and they separate and Croom lands a nice combo. Hard right connects from Croom and he stuffs another shot and looks for the guillotine. They get back to their feet and its the same story before they stand and trade … Read More »
May 9, 2014 | Shaw Conference Centre | Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
AXS TV, 10 p.m. ET
Tom Gallicchio vs. Kurt Southern
for lightweight title
Sam Alvey vs. Wes Swofford
for middleweight title
Jesse Brock vs. Kevin Croom
bantamweight title eliminator
Victor Valimaki vs. Bill Widler
Andrew McInnes vs. Jonatas Novaes
Marcus Edwards vs. Aaron Gallant
Shane Campbell vs. opponent TBA
Jon Barnard vs. Corey Gower
Levon Kinley vs. Cody Moorman
Mike Hay vs. Justin Lavertu
Maximum Fighting Championship 40: Crowned Kings
Shaw Convention Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Event Date: May 9
Watch Event:main card on AXS TV, prelims on Facebook
Kevin Croom (14-4) vs. Jesse Brock (16-8)
Things don’t always go as planned. When Kevin Croom signed on for Maximum Fighting Championship 40, he anticipated that he would vie for the promotion’s bantamweight title, which is held by Anthony Birchak. However, Birchak has been forced out of the fight, leaving “The Hard-Hitting Hillbilly” with a non-title affair against veteran Jesse Brock.
Brock’s record is deceptively average at first glance. The Idaho native has 16 wins, but he has suffered eight losses in a career that spans nearly eight years. The list of opponents in those eight contests is the real surprise. His second loss came via submission against current UFC fighter Donald Cerrone. Brock served as reigning … Read More »
Excited to be a part of this new promotion!
Waiting for final word from World Series of Fighting HQ on exact opponent and date. This we know, Brandon “Hot Rod” Hempleman will be back in the cage this summer. Stay tuned for details.
FRONT STREET FIGHTS – LIVE MMA FIGHTING
Event Date: Friday May 16, 2014
Doors Open: 7:00 PM
Professional Mixed Martial Arts is back in downtown Boise this spring at CenturyLink Arena with Front Street Fights.
The debut Front Street Fights event will be Friday, May 16, at CenturyLink Arena and will feature four fully-professional MMA fights along with six amateur fights on the undercard. Tickets for the event are on sale now.
General-admission upper bowl seating costs just $15 per ticket. Lower-bowl reserved seats are $30 apiece with floor-reserved seats at $50. Fans interested in a floor-level table for eight can get those for $400.
CenturyLink Arena is located in the heart of downtown Boise. It is home to the Idaho Steelheads and the Idaho Stampede. Seating 5,000 people, CenturyLink Arena hosts many events every year. More than … Read More »
The Maximum Fighting Championship has sourced out a strong replacement to fill an injury void that has caused a change to the MFC 40: Crowned Kings lineup.
Due to a significant 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.
“While other organizations would panic, canceling fights or moving their show date completely, the Maximum Fighting Championship staff just works hard like always and fixes things in the best way possible,” said MFC Owner/President Mark Pavelich.
“In a strange turn of events, it was Jesse Brock who’d been calling out Anthony … Read More »