Mark Pavelich Interview - MFC 17
MMA News Written by MMARR, Weigh in Photo's by Newton Lim
Thursday, 24 July 2008
The CEO of the Maximum Fighting Championships, Mark Pavelich talked to Arnold "Sushiboy" Lim and provides insight into the fights this Friday in Enoch, his thoughts on Affliction, the UFC, Ryan Ford and Jason MacDonald. Listen to it here.
All 22 fighters on the card for the Maximum Fighting Championship's MFC 17:
Hostile Takeover are set to hit the scale Thursday night.
The official weigh-ins for MFC 17 will take place at Centre Bar inside the
River Cree Resort and Casino beginning at 6 p.m. All fans, fighter camps,
training partners, and sponsors are invited to come out and watch the event
but for those who aren't able to make it, the entire video of the weigh-in
will be up and ready to view on www.maximumfighting.com at 8 p.m. MT.
MFC 17 is headlined by the first-ever showdown for the organization's
welterweight title as Ryan Ford meets Pat Healy for the 170-pound crown and
they'll go face-to-face before the MFC's 10th straight sold-out crowd - a
packed house at The Venue at River Cree.
The fight card will also air live
across the United States, Canada and Mexico on HDNet Fights beginning at
8:30 MT Friday night. At ringside will be HDNet and Dallas Mavericks owner
The card also features three key lightweight fights as those involved -
Ricardo Tirloni vs. Ben Henderson, Jason Maxwell vs. Donald Sanchez, and
Ryan Machan vs. Ryan Heck - all want to be in the running for the vacant MFC
lightweight title. Plus Hostile Takeover will showcase a middleweight bout
between veteran Ron Faircloth and former U.S. Marine Levi Avera along with a
light heavyweight contest pitting Aron Lofton against Dwayne Lewis.
A total of 11 fights will take place on Friday night.