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Whenever AFC hosts an event it is bound to be a good show. AFC 7 “Break Out” was no different, held at Bear Mountain Arena on Saturday Night fans witnessed strong up and coming talent from around Vancouver Island and mainland BC, complete with Nathan Swayze, Guy Gauthier, Derek Medler Sanjeev Sharma, Kerel Bergen and Dillon Brown to name a few. With each match closely fought Derek Medler had one of the more decisive victories of the night.

Medler, one of the few competitor’s to have fought in all seven AFC events and is still remains unbeaten was fighting on the Main Card against Brain Grimshaw. Late in the first round Medler managed to subdue Grimshaw with a Guillotine Choke to get the decision. The only unanimous outcome on the Main Card was Nathan Swayze Brad Robinson. For more information about future AFC and other MMA events happening on Vancouver Island keet tabs on the Mixed Martial Arts page on the Islands Sports News. mg_3871