Mike Hill to Face Advin Omic at AFC 20: Stampede Fight Night
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May 21, 2013 – Michael Hill, undefeated in his pro career, returned to the Aggression Fighting Championship (AFC) cage on May 19th in Victoria to face Joel Powell in a much anticipated fight – with the winner moving one step closer to AFC’s welterweight title. After an exciting 3 round battle, Hill took a loss by split decision, pushing Hill’s record to 5-1 and Powell’s record to 7-3.View post
Powell will now take on Ryan Ford (20-4) for the coveted AFC Welterweight Belt on July 5, 2013 in Edmonton at AFC 19: Undisputed.
Michael Hill, an alumnus of The Ultimate Fighter 16, will move on to fight Advin Omic at AFC Stampede Fight Night in Calgary. Omic, who also fell prey to Joel Powell, currently holds a record of 12-3. Advin Omic says, “I lost to Powell too but I’ve done a lot better since then.” Since his loss to Powell in 2011, Omic has been on a winning streak taking wins for his last 6 fights. When asked how he is going to prepare for this match, Omic said, “I’m just training really hard, just like I do for all my fights. I think it’s a pretty evenly matched fight, [but] I plan on beating the crap out of Michael Hill.”
Steve Fader, President of AFC, says of Hill, “we are excited to have him fight for us again after his loss to Powell. He showed massive heart in this fight, and his willingness to compete again so quickly proves why he belongs with Canada’s number one promotion.” Fader adds, “we respect fighters with good attitude that live to compete, if you’re loyal to the AFC, then we are loyal to you.”
AFC’s Stampede Fight Night will take place at the Telus Convention Center in Calgary on July 12th, 2013.