MFC Releases Richie Hightower From The Company

By MATT BOONE
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Maximum Fighting Championship sent along the following to MMANEWS.COM …

The Maximum Fighting Championship announced today that is has released lightweight Richie Hightower from the organization.

Hightower, a former reality show standout, was unsuccessful in his only MFC bout, falling in just 2:52 to Gavin Neil via rear-naked choke at MFC 25 back in May. Since then, Hightower has declined other opportunities to fight including a proposed matchup for MFC 27 upcoming on Nov. 12.

“The Maximum Fighting Championship is about elite competition and we only want fighters in our organization who are willing to compete at the highest level. We wish Mr. Hightower good luck in his future endeavours,” said MFC Owner/President Mark Pavelich.

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