Two Title Fights Headline Maximum Fighting Championships 39; Main Card Announced

Anthony Hamilton

Anthony Hamilton

  • 11-2 MMA Record
  • 5 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Smealinho Rama

Darrill Schoonover

Darrill Schoonover

  • 13-5 MMA Record
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Mark Holata, Rex Richards, Paul Buentello


Tom Gallicchio

Tom Gallicchio

  • 17-8 MMA Record
  • Lost 2 0f Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Igor Gracie, Dom O’Grady

Kurt Southern

Kurt Southern

  • 13-4 MMA Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jorge Britto, Mukai Maromo (x2), Jonatas Novaes


Maximum Fighting Championships 39

January 17th, 2014

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Northlands Expo Center


Anthony Hamilton defends his MFC heavyweight title for the first time, since winning the belt in October with a second round knockout victory over Smealinho Rama. He meets UFC and Ultimate Fighter veteran, Darrill Schoonover, who’s currently on a three-fight win streak, including a decision win over fellow UFC veteran, Paul Buentello.

In the co-main event, Kurt Southern and Tom Gallicchio fight for the vacant lightweight title. Southern has won five out his last six fights, including key wins over Mukai Maromo and Jonatas Novaes. Seven-year mixed martial arts veteran, Tom Gallicchio gets a shot at gold in his MFC debut.

Other notable fights on the card, Jason South (10-1) takes on Ultimate Fighter 17 alum, Gilbert Smith (7-2) in a middleweight match-up. Also, Sean O’Connell (12-4) meets Victor Valimaki (17-8) in a light heavyweight bout.

Current Card:

  • Anthony Hamilton (11-2) vs Darrill Schoonover (13-5)
  • Kurt Southern (13-4) vs Tom Gallicchio (17-8)
  • Sean O’Connell (12-4) vs Victor Valimaki (17-8)
  • Jason South (10-1) vs Gilbert Smith (7-2)
  • Chase Degenhardt (8-3) vs Ryan Chiappe (10-8)
  • Aaron Gallant (6-5) vs Derek Boyle (10-6)

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