Western Canada's top MMA promotion returned as Hard Knocks Fighting Championship presented "School of Hard Knocks 22 - Calgary", at the Century Casino. The action packed 13-bout pro/am card had 6 fights end via KO or submission and every bout was hotly contested by many of the top up and coming superstars of the Great White North. HKFC is the top proving ground for rising prospects in Western Canada and the 22th installment once again delivered a great night of fights.
In the main event, Steve Simms (4-0), from Xtreme Couture in Toronto, defeated James Haddad (4-3), from Gracie Barra in Calgary, by unanimous decision in a professional lightweight tilt. It was a back and forth match, as representatives from Couture and Gracie showed off their styles, but in the end, Simms had more tools and got the nod from the judges via decision. Simms stays undefeated and notches his most important victory in his career as Had