After the events in Fatal Fury, he is helping retrain Axel Hawk. This is evident in Axel's ending Fatal Fury Special -where Michael is timing Axel's jogging- and later confirmed in the Garou Densetsu: SNK Fan Collection disc bundled with Real Bout Fatal Fury Special: Dominated Minds.
Role in Super Smash Sisters
Michael Max is a non-playable boxer in Super Smash Sisters. Not only does he bring his Tornado Upper attack, he will also bring new attacks to his arsenal.