The Maximum Fighting Championship is pleased to invite members of the press to a special open training session and media availability to meet several of the fighters taking part in the action-packed MFC 41: All In event.
The open training/media availability will take place on Wednesday, October 1 on the lower level of City Centre Mall (adjacent to the food court) in Edmonton, Alberta, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Fighters will be available for one-on-one interviews as well as for B-roll footage and photographs as they participate in a light workout.
MFC Owner/President Mark Pavelich will be on hand to meet with the media and discuss MFC 41: All In which will be held on Friday, October 3 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. The main card for MFC 41 will air live on AXS TV Fights beginning at 10 p.m. ET/8 p.m. MT/7 p.m. PT (check local listings for channel designation). The preliminary bouts for MFC 41 will be broadcast live on the Maximum Fighting Championship’s Facebook page beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. MT/5:30 p.m. PT.
Main Event Superfight – Edwards vs. Gallicchio
Edwards (8-2) has taken the MFC by storm, notching a pair of first-round wins and becoming one of the hottest commodities in all of mixed martial arts. The Littleton, Colorado, product (Twitter: @BadIntentions91) notched a TKO victory over Sean Power at MFC 39, and then secured a submission win via rear-naked choke over Aaron Gallant at MFC 40. Edwards has earned four wins by both knockout and submission, and seven of his eight victories have come inside the first round.
Campbell (9-2) will have home-town advantage on his side against Edwards as he fights in front of home-town crowd in Edmonton. A former K-1 fighter, Campbell (Twitter: shaolinstylemma) has won five of his last six fights including his MFC debut when he took out Jerrid Burke with a second-round TKO.
Co-Main Event – Jeremy Osheim vs. Victor Valimaki
In a matchup that could easily set up the next MFC light-heavyweight title fight, Osheim (5-0) represents the new sensation while Valimaki (18-8) is a former MFC title-holder looking to regain his crown.
Osheim (Twitter: JeremyOsheimMMA) is one of the hottest prospects in MMA and holds two wins by both knockout and submission. The Colorado Springs, Colorado, product will be making his organizational debut under the guidance of former fighter and reality show star Thomas “Wildman” Denny.
Valimaki (Twitter: V2MMA) is undergoing a career renaissance and is in the midst of a two-fight winning streak since doing a complete revamping of his lifestyle and training regimen. The popular Edmonton-based fighter is coming off a rust-removing and convincing first-round submission win over Bill Widler at MFC 40. The very first MFC light-heavyweight champ has faced such career notables as UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn, David Heath, Roger Hollett, and Vernon White.
Main Card Matchups
A host of the MFC’s top talent will take center stage on the All In main card including a significant matchup for blossoming lightweight star Andrew “Andrewconda” McInnes.
McInnes (4-1) will take huge step up in competition when he takes on rugged “Diamond” Ryan Healy (25-13-1). Another of the rising stars from Edmonton, McInnes (Twitter: @andrewconda) will put his four-fight winning streak on the line in showcasing his plethora of submission skills. But he’ll have his hands full in Healy, The twin brother of former MFC welterweight champ Pat.
Healy (Twitter: @DiamondRyan1), who fights out of Salem, Oregon, has won two in a row and faced a legion of top names during his career including John Alessio, Jorge Masvidal, Paul Kelly, Billy Evangelista, and Rob McCullough.
Submission specialist Miles “Deep” Anstead (4-0) will make his much-anticipated MFC debut as he takes on middleweight rival Jared “The Yeti” McComb (7-3).
And two more young guns from Edmonton will make their AXS TV Fights debut at MFC 41 – both in bantamweight matchups. In one tilt, Corey “The Hatchet” Gower (5-2) takes on Winnipeg’s Kyle Oliveira (2-0), and opening up the AXS TV Fights show will be Mike Hay against another Winnipegger, Brad Katona.
Schedule of Events for MFC 41: All In
*OPEN TRAINING/MEDIA AVAILABILITY*
Wednesday, October 1
City Centre Mall, lower level by food court
Thursday, October 2
City Centre Mall, lower level by food court
*All fighters will be on the scale and available for interviews and photos.
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