The Maximum Fighting Championship’s welterweight title bout set for MFC 33: Collision Course has been secured after both combatants stepped off the scale at the official weigh-in.
Nathan Coy (10-4), who fights out of American Top Team’s camp in Coconut Creek, Florida, hit the scale at 169.4 pounds, while rival Ryan McGillivray, fighting in his home town of Edmonton, Alberta, registered in at 169.6 pounds.
The MFC welterweight title match-up headlines Friday night’s card airing live on HDNet Fights from the Mayfield Conference Centre beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
In a featured lightweight tilt, former U.S. Marine Adam Lynn (17-8), holder of the MFC’s 2011 Knockout of the Year award, weighed in at 154.2 pounds, and his opponent, Mukai Maromo (6-2), who captured the MFC’s 2011 Fight of the Year honor, stepped off at 155.6 pounds. The battle between Lynn and Maromo marks the first time in MFC history that back-to-back winners of the MFC’s Knockout of the Night will face each other.
UFC veteran Edwin Dewees came in 13 pounds overweight for his 195-pound catchweight bout with Luke Harris. He forfeits 20 percent of his fight purse. Andrew Buckland missed weight by two pounds for his 175-pound catchweight bout with Jamie Toney. He also forfeits 20 percent of his purse.
Diego Bautista was still en route to Edmonton, but will weigh-in before 5 p.m. MT.
MFC 33 Official Weigh-In Results:
Nathan Coy – 169.4 vs. Ryan McGillivray – 169.6
Adam Lynn – 154.2 vs. Mukai Maromo – 155.6
Edwin Dewees – 208.0* vs. Luke Harris – 195.2
Jamie Toney – 174.0 vs. Andrew Buckland – 177.4**
Diego Bautista – TBA vs. Sabah Fadai – 155.2***
Derek Parker – 184.4 vs. Jared McComb – 186.0
Matt Jelly – 155.6 vs. Garrett Nybakken – 156.0
Josh Kitchen – 170.2 vs. Mike Scarcello – 170.4
*Edwin Dewees missed catchweight by 13 pounds; forfeits 20% of purse
**Andrew Buckland missed catchweight by 2 pounds; forfeits 20% of purse
***Diego Bautista en route to Edmonton will weigh-in before 5 p.m. MT