Hail to the champ

November 5, 2013

Anthony Hamilton wins heavyweight MMA title

All it took was 12 seconds.

Well, 12 seconds, a swift kick to the face, and moments later, Newcastle resident Anthony Hamilton hoisted a gilded belt above his head, cementing his worth as one of the world’s top heavyweight fighters.

By Christina  Corrales-Toy Anthony Hamilton, of Newcastle, hoists the title belt he won in the Maximum Fighting Championship’s heavyweight title match Oct. 4.

By Christina
Corrales-Toy
Anthony Hamilton, of Newcastle, hoists the title belt he won in the Maximum Fighting Championship’s heavyweight title match Oct. 4.

Hamilton bested opponent Smealinho Rama in a Maximum Fighting Championship match in Canada on Oct. 4, earning the league’s title of heavyweight champion of the world.

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