Archive for September, 2009

UFC Middleweight and 5x Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Demian Maia will be visiting the Chicagoland area this weekend.The submission specialist will be putting on a grappling and Jiu-Jitsu for MMA seminar on Saturday, October 3rd at the Overtime MMA Training Center in Naperville, IL from 5:30 to 8:30 PM. The event is open to the public for those who are interested in learning from Demian Maia.Overtime MMA is located on  [Read More]

Chicagoan Dan “The Handler” Hornbuckle continued his win streak by earning a TKO victory over UFC, Strikeforce, and Elite XC Veteran Nick “The Goat” Thompson at Sengoku 10th Battle earlier today in Saitama, Japan. In the second round, Hornbuckle landed many standing strikes to Thompson, pushed him up against the ropes, and pounded a series of unanswered shots to force the referee to stop the fight at 1:30 of the  [Read More]

Results From Mayhem Promotions: Disorderly Conduct IV

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 22 - 2009

September 19, 2009 at the DuPage Expo Center,St. Charles, IL 155 lbs: La Quinn Swift def. Joshua Dawson, TKO (Ref Stoppage Due to Strikes) 2:23 R2 155 lbs: Buddy McGinnis def. Alfred Arnold, Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 145 lbs: Ryan Robison def. Mark Mack, Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27) 145 lbs: Jeff Lavallee def. Anthony Whalen, TKO (Ref Stoppage Due to Strikes) 2:38 R1 170 lbs: Percy Hicks def.  [Read More]

Videos from Duneland Classic VI

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 19 - 2009

Fight videos from Duneland Classic VI, which took place on September 12 in Crown Point, IN, have been posted to the Duneland Vale Tudo Youtube page:

Below is the video from the last part of the main event, where Josh Shockley defeated Jeff Green by unanimous decision:

Strikeforce: Fedor Emelianenko vs Brett Rogers to Come to Chicago

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 18 - 2009 announced today that a November 7th Strikeforce clash between the world’s #1 Heavyweight, Fedor Emelianenko, and challenger Brett Rogers, is in the process of being approved by the Illinois Athletic Commission. The event will be held at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.The card will also feature a Middleweight Title bout betten Jake Shields and Jason “Mayhem” Miller. Also speculated to be on the card are rising star and  [Read More]

Total Fight Challenge postponed until October 10th

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on September - 15 - 2009

Total Fight Challenge: Rising Stars, which was originally scheduled for September 19, 2009 at the Hammond Civic Center in Hammond, IN, has now been postponed until October 10th. The website states: “The September 19th TFC is being postponed to Saturday October 10, 2009. Beyond circumstances out of our control we have postponed the TFC until Saturday Oct 10. All tickets for the Sept 19th show will be honored for  [Read More]

Duneland Classic VI – A Night of MMA Action

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on September - 13 - 2009

On September 12th, 2009, Crown Point, Indiana featured a night of live MMA as Keith and Justin Wisneiwski and Mark Burch put together another classic fight card, without a pun intended.  The Duneland Classic VI could only be described with one word – “intense.” The event showcased 10 bouts of mixed martial arts, kicking off with Brad Levin of Duneland Vale Tudo vs Rob Morrow of 11th Dimension.  With back  [Read More]

Results & Photos from Pure MMA Fighting: Genesis

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 13 - 2009

9/12/09 at the Odeum, Villa Park, IL Photo Gallery – Click here for photos from the fights Additional Photos on Fight Videos MMA Weekly Article 130 lbs:  Jerald Williams  def John Dieckmann, TKO Round 1 150 lbs: Chris Duran def  Mike Wojtulewicz, Doctor’s Stoppage (End of Round 1, Due to Eye Swelling) 145 lbs: Alec Spencer def Doug Fick, TKO Round 2, 2:45 135 lbs: Dimitrius Williams def  [Read More]