MFC 37: Sam Alvey, Luke Harris And Anthony Birchak Among Winners
By FCF Staff
The Maximum Fighting Championships held its 37th event last night in Edmonton, Alberta, and the card saw Anthony Birchak hand Ryan Benoit a unanimous decision loss in the main event. The bout also marked the first bantamweight fight in the promotion’s history.
Other main card winners included accomplished grappler Luke Harris, who tapped out Jason Zentgraf with a first round rear-naked-choke, and TUF vet Sam Alvey stopped Jay Silva in round three.
Lightweight Kurt Southern scored a first round, submission win via north-south choke over noted striker Mukai Maromo.
Here are the official results from the event (via MMA Junkie.com)
Anthony Birchak def. Ryan Benoit via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Luke Harris def. Jason Zentgraf via submission (neck-crank choke) – R1, 2:21
Kurt Southern def. Mukai Maromo via submission (north-south choke) – R1, 2:54
Sam Alvey def. Jay Silva via TKO (strikes) – R3, 1:05
Peter Neufeld def. Garret Nybakken via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Allen Hope def. Paul Grandbois via TKO (punches) – R 2, 1:54
Jared McComb def. Marcus Hicks via submission (rear-naked choke) – R1, 3:09
Chris Treadwell def. Mike Treadwell via TKO (punches) – R1, 2:22
Maged Hammo def. Allan Munroe via submission (rear-naked choke) – R2, 2:53