Archive for February, 2011


Cut Throat MMA – Supremacy II – Hammond Civic Center – Hammond, Indiana. 2/20/ 2011. Coverage Courtesy of MMANUTS. Visit for MMA podcasts and event coverage! Main Event Name: Justin Ruggio Weight: 185 Team/Gym: Team Immortal Name: Steve Patterson Weight: 185 Team/Gym: Randori Jiu Jitsu Round 1 -The two fighters rush out scrambling and Patterson lands a hard right cross that drops Ruggio. Ruggio uses the whizzer to get  [Read More]


The stage is set for next Thursday night, February 24th as Fight Card Entertainment, Chicago’s Premier Mixed Martial Arts Promoter, presents CROSS THE LINE, an action packed evening of entertainment at Joe’s On Weed Street . With an already announced Fight Card Entertainment Welterweight Title bout between Lombard’s Matt Tierney and the #1 Contender Danny Morales of Plainfield, Fight Card Entertainment has put together a sensational seven bout undercard. A  [Read More]

Laws on amateur MMA in Illinois could change

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on February - 21 - 2011

Promoters, fighters might be subject to same rules as pros By Jared S. Hopkins, Tribune reporter. Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune. After loosening the state’s regulatory grip on amateur mixed martial arts over the last few years, officials who oversee the sport are seeking to strengthen Illinois law related to MMA, including requiring fighters to register with the state and state officials to sign off on bouts. If the legislation  [Read More]


Hammond, Ind.—There are some sequels you don’t want to miss, and Cut Throat MMA hits hard with Supremacy II, featuring for the first time in the promotion’s history an all pro-card! Taking place Saturday, February 19, 2011, Cut Throat MMA’s Supremacy returns for the second time to the famed Hammond Civic Center. And for the first time, Cut Throat is showcasing an unbelievably stacked all-pro card. Four former Cut Throat  [Read More]


Top U.S. rising stars scheduled to compete against Team Ireland  St. Charles The Mixed Martial Arts Sport Federation announced the 12 fighters, including three Chicagoans, who will represent the USA against Team Ireland March 12th at The DuPage Expo Center in St. Charles, IL  at 7:30 p.m. Four Chicago-area fighters were selected to compete for Team USA: Andrew Krzeptowski of Bridgeview (Welterweight, 6-0), Josh Schirmer of Cicero (Lightweight, 7-2-0 record)  [Read More]


Chicago Cagefighting Championship has just released the full fight card for their upcoming all-pro MMA event that takes place March 5th, 2011 at the Odeum in Villa Park. In the main event, former UFC Lightweight Champion Jens Pulver takes on Wade Choate. The co-main event features former WEC Bantamweight Champion Chase Beebe fighting Steve Kinnisen at a 140 lb catch weight, and Chase’s brother Carson fights Giovanni Moljo in a  [Read More]

Fight Video from Cut Throat MMA: Brawl at Bourbon Street on 2/4/11

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on February - 7 - 2011

Cut Throat MMA held the latest installment of their “Brawl at Bourbon Street” fights on Friday, February 4th at 115 Bourbon Street in Merrionette Park, IL. Below is the video from the entire event, containing all of the fights that were contested on the card. Congrats to writer Matt Giancarlo for his TKO victory over AJ Masters in 1:52 of round 1. Matt’s fight can be seen at around  [Read More]

Promo Video for Chicago Cagefighting Championship 3 on March 5th

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on February - 4 - 2011

Chicago Cagefighting Championship has released its promo video for their 3rd event, which takes place March 5, 2011 at the Odeum in Villa Park. See the commercial below! The event features former UFC Champ Jens Pulver, former WEC Champ Chase Beebe, and Fight Girls TV show star Felice Herrig. For more information on the event and tickets, visit Other fighters on the card include Mike Santiago, Joey Diehl, Mike  [Read More]