(PRESS RELEASE) -- For the first time in organizational history,
the Maximum Fighting Championship will bring all the heated action
of an event undercard to a live audience around the world via
At MFC 37: True Grit, fans will be able to see a five-fight
preliminary bout lineup streaming live on the Maximum Fighting
Championship’s Facebook page. Simply go to
www.facebook.com/MaximumFighting and click ‘LIKE’ to watch the
The MFC has set three of the five fights slated for the True Grit
undercard which will get under way at 8 p.m. ET/6 p.m. MT/5 p.m. PT
on Friday, May 10 from the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton,
The main card of MFC 37: True Grit, headlined by the showdown for
the MFC world heavyweight title between Chris
Barnett and Smealinho
Rama, will be airing live on AXS TV Fights beginning at 10 p.m.
ET/8 p.m. MT/7 p.m. PT (check local listings for channel
Two middleweight fights will spark the undercard action at MFC 37.
In what should be a rugged tussle, “The Loudmouth Assassin”
Hicks will put a three-fight winning streak on the line against
McComb. At MFC 36, Hicks notched a second-round submission
victory over Paul
Grandbois, while McComb will look to get back to winning ways
after having his four-fight winning streak stopped at MFC 33.
In the other middleweight matchup, former Knockout of the Night
Grandbois, who was the runner-up in voting for the MFC’s Fight
of the Year in 2012, will take on hard-throwing striker Allen Hope.
Back in April 2011, the two previously clashed with Hope earning
the sixth knockout victory of his career in a first-round
And as previously announced, the MFC 37: True Grit undercard will
feature the much-anticipated “Brother vs. Brother” fight as
Treadwell squares off against his younger sibling Thomas
Treadwell in a heavyweight clash.
Two more fights will be added shortly to the live Facebook
undercard for MFC 37.
Tickets for MFC 37: True Grit are on sale now and available at
www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling the MFC Ticket Hotline at (780)