Archive for June, 2010

Results and Photos from Babes & Brawls III

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on June - 27 - 2010

June 26, 2010 at the Atlantis Gentleman’s Club, Ford Heights, IL Babes & Brawls 3 Photo Gallery Results: 155 lbs: Brian Gomez def Angel Cervantes, TKO 1:52 Round 2 125 lbs: Danielle Hobeika def Crystal Hilderman, Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) :32 Round 1 190 lbs: Billy Carrol def Jesse Burkshire, KO 1:13 Round 1 135 lbs: Matreal Woodfork def Dustin Curry, Submission (Rear naked choke) :24 Round 1 155 lbs:  [Read More]

Knock Outs, an MMA-Themed Sports Bar, Coming to the Chicago Area

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on June - 17 - 2010

Braulio Corral is known by most Chicagoans involved in MMA as the promoter of C3 Mixed Martial Arts Fights and Grappling Tournaments, as well as for his elite instruction at Team Corral’s Martial Arts Academy. But this black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Tae Kwon Do has taken on a new venture: opening up a Mixed Martial Arts themed sports bar and grill on 260 East 84th Drive in Merrillville,  [Read More]

Chicago, IL, June 11, 2010 Click Here for the Complete Photo Gallery (New photos from each fight added 6/13/10) Results: 175 lb: Glenn Evans def Justin Ochoa, Submission (Choke), 1:30 Round 2 155 lb: Matt Brax def Angel Cervantes, Submission (Triangle Choke), 1:40 Round 1 145 lb: Efrain Vasquez def John Mitsis, Submission (Armbar), :30 Round 2 185 lb: Gojko Milutinovic def Gene Garcia, TKO 2:45 Round 1 155 lb:  [Read More]

Kolosci finishes Luigi Fioravanti at Hoosier Fight Club 4

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on June - 12 - 2010

It has been a long journey for John Kolosci since December 8th of 2007, Kolosci’s fight with Matt Arroyo at the Ultimate Fighter 6 finale.  After compiling a 5-1 record since that night, John Kolosci faced and defeated his biggest challenge of his entire career, Luigi Fioravanti.  In a matter of just 42 seconds, John Kolosci was able to rattle the seasoned 9x UFC vet with a hard right cross,  [Read More]

Watch UFC 115 Live This Weekend at Your Local Movie Theater

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on June - 8 - 2010

While the majority of fight fans tend to watch UFC events at their local sports bar or at a friend’s house, Fathom Events is bringing MMA fans a new way to watch the fights: in high definition on the big screen. Many Chicago area movie theaters are showing UFC 115, including 4 different theaters in the city of Chicago as well as theaters in Evanston, Niles, Addison, Bloomingdale, Lincolnshire, Woodridge,  [Read More]

Keith Wisniewski submits Ted Worthington – XFO 35

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on June - 7 - 2010

XFO made its return to the Copernicus Center in Chicago, IL, featuring nine mixed martial arts bouts.  The event started off with one amateur fight, ending in only a matter of 20 seconds, where Mike Ryan defeated Bill Blackwell via armbar.  On his second pro fight, Carson Beebe advanced his professional record to 2-0, defeating Joe Voitik in the very first round by rear naked choke.  Beebe was able to  [Read More]

Hoosier Fight Club 4 – Showdown at the Steelyard

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on June - 5 - 2010

The Gary, Indiana “Steel Yard” is known for hosting baseball games for the Gary Railcats.  However, Friday, June 11th, the field will not be the turf for ball-throwing, bat-swinging, games being played.  Instead, it will be the battleground for Hoosier Fight Club 4, which is easily one of the most stacked MMA fight cards in Northwest Indiana, since the glory days of the Ironheart Crown.  The main event will feature  [Read More]

June 4th Named “Miguel Angel Torres Day” by East Chicago, Indiana

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on June - 4 - 2010

East Chicago, Indiana, the hometown of former WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres, has declared June 4th as a day to honor Miguel, complete with autograph signings, photo ops, a presentation of the key to the city, and the chance for fans to get a haircut from Torres himself. Festivities are scheduled at various locations around East Chicago from 11 AM until 4 PM. The complete event schedule is outlined below,  [Read More]