Archive for July, 2009

Preview for Sengoku: Ninth Battle

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on July - 31 - 2009

This Sunday will feature an action packed fight card at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.  That fight  card is Sengoku: Ninth Battle.  Now why in the world would there be an article published on about the Japanese promotion Sengoku?  On that event, the card will be graced with two of the Chicagoland’s top fighters in their division, as Dan Hornbuckle and Clay French will one again return  [Read More]

Fight card for Mayhem Promotions: Fight on the Fox

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on July - 29 - 2009

Mayhem Promotions has released a preliminary fight card for Fight on the Fox, which takes place on August 8, 2009 at Broken Oar Bar & Grill in Port Barrington, Il.The card will most likely have several additions and changes before the fight, so be sure to visit the Mayhem Promotions website to view their updated fight card. Click here to purchase tickets. 145 lbs: Cody Thompson (Record: 0-0-0, School: Team  [Read More]

John Hosman added to WEC 42 card

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on July - 27 - 2009

Midwest Training Center fighter John Hosman has been added to the WEC 42 card in Las Vegas, which takes place on August 9 in Las Vegas, NV. Hosman steps in for an injured Kenji Osawa, and is facing Rani Yahya on the undercard. Hosman joins 3 other Chicagoland fighters on the card, including headliner Miguel Torres who is defending his bantamweight title against Brian Bowles, as well as Jeff Curran  [Read More]

Pure MMA Fighting, a new MMA promotion operating out of Aurora, IL, has just announced the fight card for “Genesis,” its inaugural event at the Odeum in Villa Park on September 12th. GENESIS Fight CardSeptember 12th, 2009 – The Odeum – Villa Park, IL MAIN EVENT Gabe Salinas Height: 6’1″ Weight: HW Record: 7-0 “The Kurgan”Tim NevingerHeight: 6’2″Weight: HWRecord: 2-0 Ryan StoreyHeight: 5’11”Weight: 170 lbsRecord: 2-1 Jeremy GodinaHeight: n/aWeight: 170  [Read More]

Live Results and Photos from Mayhem Promotions: Disorderly Conduct 3

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on July - 18 - 2009 will be providing live results and coverage from Mayhem Promotions: Disorderly Conduct 3 on July 18th at the DuPage Expo Center in St. Charles, IL. Disorderly Conduct 3 Photo Gallery Photo Gallery Videos coming soon! Results: 145 lbs: Justin Hollaran (Team Colon MMA) def Cody Thompson (Team F.I.T.) Submission (Rear Naked Choke), 2:33 Round 1 140 lbs: Mike Letteri (Hackney’s Combat) def  Ryan Robinson (The Hanger MMA), Unanimous  [Read More]

Disorderly Conduct 3 On July 18th to Feature Three Title Fights

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on July - 13 - 2009

Mayhem Promotions “Disorderly Conduct 3” takes place on Saturday at the DuPage Expo Center in St. Charles, IL. The event features an unprecedented three championship belts on the line, as well as an exciting undercard packed with fighters from premiere training camps such as Team Colon, Hackney’s Combat, Overtime MMA/Jeff Neal BJJ, Xtreme Couture, and more. The lightweight (155 lb) title fight will be contested between Javier Vega of Hackney’s  [Read More]

Fighters of 2010

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on July - 9 - 2009

2009 is half way over, and within this year the Chicagoland area has seen many new faces of MMA rise to higher legacy.  What is expected exactly one year from now, and who will be the new faces of Chicago MMA?  I have gathered a list of 5 random up and coming pro MMA fighters in the area, and am being the first to officially predict bright futures, impressive records, and  [Read More]