Archive for October, 2009

Christian Uflacker, Mark Miller, and Deray Davis sign with Strikeforce

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on October - 8 - 2009

Headlining Strikeforce’s upcoming event is the much anticipated bout among heavyweights Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers.  This will be Fedor’s first fight as part of the Strikeforce promotion, and will take place at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, IL on November 7th. Also on the card are Chicagoland natives Christian Uflacker, Mark Miller, and Deray Davis. 9-5 IFL and TUF 9 vet Mark Miller, holding a knockout victory over Josh Neer,  [Read More]

Chicago MMA writer Matt Giancarlo to make MMA Debut

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on October - 6 - 2009

I have never written an article in first person, because of the concept being non-professional, however I am seeing this article as more of a one time blog.  If you have ever read my articles on here, you can tell that I am passionate about the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.  I have followed the sport consitently since UFC 40 when Tito Ortiz faced off against Ken Shamrock in the main  [Read More]

Photos from the Demian Maia MMA & Grappling Seminar at Overtime MMA

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on October - 5 - 2009

UFC Middleweight and 5 time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Demian Maia visited Overtime MMA in Naperville, IL on Saturday, October 3rd to teach a seminar that covered Jiu-Jitsu for MMA and No-gi Grappling techniques. Click on the link below for photos from the seminar. Demian Maia Seminar Photo Gallery Share:EmailFacebookStumbleUpon

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009, Chase “The Rage” Beebe squared off in opponent’s hometown of Washington DC against fellow Bantamweight, Mike “The Hulk” Easton for the UWC Bantamweight title, currently being held by Easton. Beebe traveled to our nation’s capitol with his corner that consisted of UFC Lightweight contendor Clay “The Carpentor” Guida, and younger brother and undefeated amatuer fighter Carson Beebe. This fight was originally scheduled to take place back  [Read More]

Chase “The Rage” Beebe to take on Mike Easton – 10/3/09

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on October - 2 - 2009

Former WEC bantamweight champion Chase “The Rage” Beebe, fighting out of Gilbert Grappling and MTC will be facing off against Lloyd Irvin black belt Mike Easton on Saturday, October 3rd, 2009.  Chase will be fighting in our nation’s capitol of Washington DC for the UWC Bantamweight title.  Chase Beebe is looking to take the UWC title away from current champion Mike “The Hulk” Easton and bring it to Chicago.  A  [Read More]