HDNet To Broadcast "HDNet Fights Presents: MFC 22: Payoff"

Oct 1, 2009
(PRESS RELEASE) -- A number of UFC veterans will step into the MFC ring on Friday, October 2 at "HDNet Fights Presents: MFC 22: Payoff" LIVE from the River Cree Resort and Casino. The action airs exclusively throughout North America on HDNet beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET.

One of the best line-ups in the Maximum Fighting Championship's history has been set for "MFC 22: Payoff." In the main event Jason 'The Athlete' MacDonald (21-12) returns to the organization where he began his career, facing The Ultimate Fighter 4 winner, Travis 'The Serial Killer" Lutter (9-5). In the co-main event of the evening, MFC lightweight champion Antonio "Mandingo" McKee (22-3-2) defends his title for the first time against Carlo Prater (24-6-1).

In other action, MFC fan favorite, John 'The Natural' Alessio (25-13) will fight Luigi Fioravanti (15-5) in a welterweight clash and Pete 'The Secret Weapon' Spratt (19-15) goes toe-to-toe with Nathan Gunn (7-0) in a battle of strikers.

The live broadcast will also feature Ryan "The Big Deal" Jimmo (10-1) against the rugged veteran Marvin "The Beastman" Eastman (16-9-1). David Heath (12-5) also takes on Mike Nickels (7-2) in a light heavyweight match up.

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