Archive for November, 2009

MMA Fighter Challege: Babes & Brawls Weigh-In Photos

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on November - 22 - 2009

MMA Fighter Challenge, a new Chicagoland MMA Promotion whose debut event takes place on November 22nd at the Atlantis Gentlemen’s Club in Chicago Heights, held its fighter weigh-ins on November 21st at the Foundry in Aurora, IL. For more information on the event and the new promotion, visit Gallery: MMA Fighter Challenge: Babes & Brawls Weigh-Ins Photos Weigh-ins Results: Brian Booth (202 lbs) vs TBA Greg Reddington (145 lbs)  [Read More]

Photos and Results from Strikeforce: Fedor vs Rogers

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on November - 9 - 2009

November 7, 2009 at the Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, IL Strikeforce: Fedor Vs Rogers Photo Gallery (Images Courtesy of Results: Fedor Emelianenko def. Brett Rogers via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 1:48 Jake Shields def. Jason “Mayhem” Miller via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46) Gegard Mousasi def. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:43 Fabricio Werdum def. Antonio Silva via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Marlos  [Read More]

Mark Miller vs Deray Davis – Cancelled

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on November - 8 - 2009

With 10 bouts originally scheduled for Strikeforce: Fedor vs Rogers, only 9 of them took place, leaving a local and high anticipated fight out last minute.  The excluded fight was among  TUF 9 and IFL vet Mark Miller vs ShoXC and Bellator vet Deray Davis. After long training and preparation time, both fighters made weight on Friday, November 6th with the intention of going to battle in front of thousands in  [Read More]

Strikeforce: Interviews with Fabricio Werdum and Jason “Mayhem” Miller

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on November - 7 - 2009

Interviews conducted by Matt Giancarlo with Jason Miller and Fabricio Werdum 11/4/2009 Jason Miller Q: What do you think that you can expose out of Jake Shields that others have not in his previous fights? A: “There’s no mystery and no secret here. He likes to get guys to the ground, and dry-hump them into submission. That’s not gonna happen. I’m not gonna allow him to do that, I’m gonna make  [Read More]

Strikeforce: Interview with John Kolosci

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on November - 1 - 2009

Come November 7th, the Chicagoland area will hold the next Strikeforce event, featuring not only a stacked main card featuring names such as Fedor Emelianenko, but also a very exciting undercard with several local fighters, including Ultimate Fighter 6 vet John Kolosci, who is recently on a four fight win streak since his time with the UFC. Kolosci was recently featured in an analysis article which can be viewed here.  [Read More]