Fan Voting Sets Birchak-Jones Bantamweight Title Fight For MFC 38
Posted by Larry Csonka on 09.24.2013
The main event...
MMA Junkie reports that fan voting has determined the main event of Maximum Fighting Championship 38 will be a bantamweight title fight between Anthony Birchak (10-1) vs Tito Jones (10-6).
In the "Punch the Vote" campaign, the fight beat out a middleweight title fight between Sam Alvey (20-5) vs Jason South (10-0) as well as a heavyweight title fight between Smealinho Rama (6-0) vs. Anthony Hamilton (9-2).
"MFC 38: Behind Enemy Lines" will happen on October 4 at the Shaw Conference Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Tickets are on sale now. The six-fight main card will air on AXS TV live at 10 PM ET. Preliminary fights stream on Facebook at 8:15 PM ET.
Scott Zerr, MFC director or media and fighter relations, said: "All three of these title fights are deserving of main-event status, so we wanted to hear what the fans had to say, and they decided which of the three they felt belonged with top billing."
Here's the complete card:
Anthony Birchak vs. Tito Jones - for bantamweight title
Sam Alvey vs. Jason South - for middleweight title
Anthony Hamilton vs. Smealinho Rama - for heavyweight title