Nathan Coy Steps In For Injured Bruno Carvalho To Face Dhiego Lima At MFC 32
By FCF Staff
Nathan “Soulforce” Coy (9-4) will take the place of injured Bruno Carvalho opposite Dhiego “Maluco” Lima (6-0) in a featured Maximum Fighting Championship (MFC) contest at Mayfield Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on Friday, Jan. 27, live on HDNet.
Coy, a former NCAA All-American wrestler for Oregon State University, has won four of his last six fights, with three of those victories coming inside the first round. The 33-year-old native of Portland, Oregon who fights out of Coconut Creek, Florida, owns five first-round stoppages over the course of his five-year career, and also holds notable decisions win over Rick Story and Mike Pierce.
Another switch to the main card occurred when hometown product Mukai Maromo suffered a broken finger in training, forcing him to withdraw from a scheduled meeting with unbeaten “Dirty” Dan Ring (5-0-1). Ring will face James Haddad (4-1).
Haddad of Calgary, Alberta, was slated to take on Curtis “The Demon” Demarce on the undercard. According to MFC officials, Demarce (12-10) will remain on the card and his new opponent will be announced soon.
Updated Fight Card for MFC 32: Bitter Rivals
Wilson Gouveia vs. Dwayne Lewis, light-heavyweight
Brian Cobb vs. Antonio McKee, MFC lightweight title
Diego Bautista vs. Ryan McGillivray, welterweight
Nathan Coy vs. Dhiego Lima, welterweight
Jamie Toney vs. Kyle Jackson, welterweight
James Haddad vs. Dan Ring, lightweight
Matt Jelly vs. Garrett Nybakken, lightweight
Brendan Kornberger vs. Allen Hope, middleweight
Curtis Demarce vs. TBA, lightweight