MFC 17

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MFC 17: Hostile Takeover
Promotion Maximum Fighting Championship
Date July 25, 2008
Venue River Cree Resort and Casino
City Enoch, Alberta
Event chronology

MFC 16: Anger Management MFC 17: Hostile Takeover MFC 18: Famous

MFC 17: Hostile Takeover was a mixed martial arts event held by the Maximum Fighting Championship (MFC) on July 25th, 2008 in Enoch, Alberta.[1][2]


Ryan Ford was expected to face Joe Jordan for the vacant MFC Welterweight title, but Jordan was sidelined due to a back injury. Pat Healy stepped in to replace Joe Jordan.[3]

Fight Card[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Pat Healy def. Ryan Ford Submission (Armbar) 3 3:00 [a]
Lightweight Donald Sanchez def. Jason Maxwell Submission (Triangle Choke) 2 4:03
Lightweight Benson Henderson def. Ricardo Tirloni Submission (Guillotine Choke) 2 3:49
Middleweight Ron Faircloth def. Levi Avera Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 2:57
Light Heavyweight Aron Lofton def. Dwayne Lewis KO (Punch) 1 0:17
Preliminary card
Lightweight Ryan Machan def. Ryan Heck TKO (Punches) 1 4:19
Welterweight Mike Sorenson def. Lemont Davis TKO (Punches) 1 2:52
Heavyweight Jay Whitford def. Jason Kuchera Submission (Armbar) 2 4:31
Lightweight Gavin Neil def. Evan Sanguin TKO (Punches) 1 4:11
Middleweight Elliot Duff def. Brandon Curts TKO (Punches) 1 4:30
Welterweight Jason Zorthian def. Jesse Clarke Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "MFC 17 - Hostile Takeover". Retrieved 2011-12-11. 
  2. ^ "MFC 17 Hostile Takeover Updated Card". Retrieved 2011-12-11. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Ford-Healy in MFC main event". Retrieved 2011-12-11.