Archive for May, 2010

Rumble at the Roundhouse Premiers Cage Fighting in Downtown Aurora

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on May - 29 - 2010

“Aurora, IL., June 6th 2010 –Supreme Promotions brings cage fighting to Americas Historic Roundhouse in downtown Aurora on June 6th, 2010. “Rumble at the Roundhouse” is an amateur mixed martial arts event that will showcase local athletes in the heart of historic Aurora.   MMA is the fastest growing sport in America. Supreme Promotions founders Jim Jackson and Nic Thompson want Aurora fans to experience the high energy and quality sportsmanship  [Read More]

Results & Photos from Fight Card Entertainment: Victory

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on May - 23 - 2010

May 22, 2010 at Cicero Stadium Photo Gallery Results: 155 lbs: Julius Collins def Victor Johnson, Unanimous Decision 185 lbs: Gene Garcia def Andrew Womble, TKO, :30 Round 1 170 lbs: Mario Gomez def Tony Ortiz, Submission (Armbar), 2:37 Round 1 HWT: Ivan Garcia def Anthony Torres, TKO :20 Round 3 155 lbs: Steve Kozola def Chris Johnson, Submission (Rear Naked Choke), 1:20 Round 1 170 lbs: Nick Watermont def  [Read More]

Chicago’s Gabe Salinas Makes Pro Debut, Submits TUF 10’s Zak Jensen

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on May - 22 - 2010

Local Heavyweight Fighter Gabe Salinas (12-0 Amateur) traveled to Minnesota this weekend to make his professional MMA debut against The Ultimate Fighter 10’s Zak Jensen at Combat on Capitol Hill – a mixed martial arts event featuring 8 professional fights and an amateur bout. While the professional level of the fight was different from Gabe’s previous twelve amateur bouts, the result was the same – victorious. Salinas finished Jensen in  [Read More]

Promo Video For USA vs The World MMA Event Released

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on May - 21 - 2010

The MMA Sport Federation has just released a promo video for their upcoming Team USA vs The World MMA event on July 31st at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL. Check out the video clip below for more info. Share:EmailFacebookStumbleUpon

Live Webcast of May 19th Brawl at Bourbon Street Fight

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on May - 19 - 2010

Cut Throat MMA and Death Grip Clothing will offer a live webcast of Wednesday’s Brawl at Bourbon Street event. For those that can’t make it to the fights in Merrionette Park, you can watch the live web stream by visiting at 7:30 PM Central Time on May 19, 2010. writer Matt Giancarlo will be doing the webcast commentary, along with  Chicagoland Ring Announcer Ray Flores. The event includes  [Read More]

Q & A with the MMA Sport Federation

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on May - 14 - 2010 spoke with Scott Fischer, the VP of Event Operations for the MMA Sport Federation, which is promoting several upcoming events in the Chicagoland area. Read below for our question and answer session. Q:  The MMA Sport Federation takes a different angle in promotion MMA than many other MMA promotions in the Chicagoland area — it utilizes a team format and it has an international scope, where different countries compete  [Read More]

Videos from Cut Throat MMA’s Naperville Fight Night

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on May - 14 - 2010 Writer Matt Giancarlo and Chicagoland Ring Announcer Ray Flores recapped all the action from Naperville Fight Night in the video clip below, which was provided by Death Grip Clothing. For videos from all the fights at Naperville Fight Night, visit the Chi-town MMAniacs’ YouTube page.

Mixed Martial Arts Team USA to Take on World July 31

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on May - 11 - 2010

Top U.S. rising stars scheduled to compete against Australia, Ireland and Poland BRIDGEVIEW – Mixed Martial Arts, the sporting sensation that is sweeping the nation, will take to the Toyota Park ring July 31 for an international competition that is scheduled to pit Team USA against teams of fighters from Australia, Ireland and Poland. Team USA will be composed of 12 of the country’s top Mixed Martial Arts fighting athletes.  [Read More]