Maximum Fighting Championships

Owner Mark Pavelich announces the MFC is up for sale

Maximum Fighting Championship, the Canadian mixed martial arts organization that dominated western Canada in the early 2000s is now up for sale according to owner Mark Pavelich.

Pavelich wrote a Facebook page describing the legacy of the MFC, including the many notable fighters that fought in the organization.

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“The Maximum Fighting Championship was my passion and my labor of love,” Pavelich wrote. “It was not just an MMA show. It was a professional sports organization.”

“I truly enjoyed every second of creating, developing, and surging ahead with the MFC. But the time has now come to officially let someone else carry on the name and the brand that we made so popular and profitable. My new business, The Mark Consulting & Marketing, is thriving and exceeding our expectations, and therefore requires all the attention I can provide.”

The MFC started in 2001 and became the biggest promotion in Canada. Many fighters such as Ryan Jimmo, Ryan Ford, Tom Watson, Jason MacDonald, Thales Leites and Paul Daley have fought there or moved on to the UFC and other organizations.

Shows are currently aired on the Mark Cuban-owned AXS TV in the US and TSN2 and The Fight Network in Canada.

There has not been a new live show since 2014 however.

“Serious offers are welcomed for the Maximum Fighting Championship,” Pavlich’s note conclude.s “The sale would include both the custom-made ring and cage, business contacts and documents, and collateral items.”

Interested parties can contact Pavelich at 780-758-1632 or email him at [email protected]

@kenaiandrews Owner Mark Pavelich announces the MFC is up for sale

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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