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Thursday, February 7, 2008

HDNet Fights Presents: Maximum Fighting Championship Rags To Riches - Full Fight Card

Courtesy of HDNet Fights:

DALLAS (February 7, 2008) - The full fight card for HDNet Fights Presents: Maximum Fighting Championship: Rags to Riches became available today. The event will air LIVE on HDNet on February 22 from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Main Event - Welterweight
Pete Spratt, (19-10): San Antonio, Texas vs. Ryan Ford, (4-0): Edmonton, Alberta

Jesse Forbes, (5-2): Tempe, Arizona vs. Chris Camozzi, (5-0): Lakewood, Colorado

Mike Maestas, (4-1-1): Albuquerque, New Mexico vs. Ryan Heck, (5-0): Edmonton, Alberta

Light Heavyweight
Craig Zellner, (4-2): Albuquerque, New Mexico vs. Ryan Jimmo, (4-1): Halifax, Nova Scotia

Light Heavyweight
Steve Steinbeiss, (3-1): Tempe, Arizona vs. Dwayne Lewis, (3-3): Ft McMurray, Alberta

Jason Zorthian, (2-1): Edson, Alberta vs. Ryan McGillivray, (5-2): Edmonton, Alberta

Light Heavyweight
Allan Hope, (Pro Debut): Edmonton, Alberta vs. Jason Kuchera, (2-0): Edmonton, Alberta

Josh Groves, (2-0): Albuquerque, New Mexico vs. Gavin Neil, (1-0): Victoria, B.C.

About HDNet Fights

HDNet Fights (www.hdnetfights.com) is one of the leading Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organizations in the country. Founded by Mark Cuban, HDNet Fights promotes, produces and airs over 24 live MMA events annually for broadcast on HDNet. HDNet Fights is unique as a unifying force in the MMA industry partnering with leading promoters, including M1, Sportfight, IFL, Ring of Combat and others to offer the quality match-ups and productions that MMA fans demand.

Founded in 2007, HDNet Fights is led by CEO Andrew Simon while company operations are handled by Dallas MMA legend and former UFC champion, Guy Mezger.

HDNet (www.hd.net) is the home for HDNet Fights and is the leader in offering live MMA broadcasts and the leading news and information show for MMA fans, "Inside MMA."

In addition, HDNet provides viewers with the best in original news, sports, music and entertainment programming. From "Dan Rather Reports," to championship sports coverage from the NHL, NASCAR and Major League Soccer to "Guys Night In" every Friday and the HDNet Concert Series every Sunday, HDNet offers great programming with the world's best picture quality.

Launched in 2001 by Mark Cuban and General Manager and COO Philip Graven, the HDNet networks are available on AT&T, Bright House Networks, Charter Communications, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Time Warner Cable, Verizon and more than 40 NCTC cable affiliate companies. For more information visit www.hd.net.

About Maximum Fighting Championship

The Maximum Fighting Championship is Canada's leading promotion for the world's fastest-growing sport of mixed martial arts.

Mark Pavelich created the Maximum Fighting Championship and has breathed life into it ever since to the point of it becoming a true standout in the world of mixed martial arts promotions.

Since its inception in 2001, the MFC has been a true success story with tremendous support from the fans as they have sold out venues in Edmonton, where the MFC headquarters are located. The MFC will be bringing its flair to more fans soon with shows planned for U.S. and other destinations in Canada.

The MFC will continue to put on exciting and dynamic events in the future. The Maximum Fighting Championship is one of the leaders in mixed martial arts in North America today and will continue to bring mixed martial arts into people's homes around the world.