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Hoosier Fight Club returns – HFC 10

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on February - 1 - 2012

Saturday – February 11th, the night two featherweights will clash to gain one more step forward to their UFC goal.  Christian Uflacker, a Brazilian Strikeforce vet, now living in Illinois, will go up against his toughest challenge of his career, WEC/IFL/Affliction vet L.C. Davis.  Valparaiso, Indiana will be the proving ground of this bout when Hoosier Fight Club makes its return to the Porter County Expo Center for HFC 10.  [Read More]

UFC on Fox 2 – Analysis

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on January - 29 - 2012

January 28th, 2012 – the UFC’s return to Chicago at the United Center, home of the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls.  Not only was it the 2nd event in Chicago, but it was their 2nd to be broadcasted Fox.  It was interesting to say the least, with the card having its ups and downs.  The event as a whole had both its positives and negatives, some more than others. Fight Card Analysis: The finalized card  [Read More]

Bisping questions my journalism + More UFC on Fox 2 news

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on January - 27 - 2012

With just a day away from UFC on Fox 2 here in Chicago, this week so far has been extremely eventful.  I’ll kick things off with the biggest bang that was made regarding my personal experiences.  Yesterday, Jan 26th, downtown Chicago, the UFC Press Conference was held.  Myself, Matt Giancarlo, was sitting in the 2nd row, and was lucky enough to get the 2nd official question.  My question was concerning  [Read More]

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UFC President Dana White announced earlier today on Twitter that Mark Munoz sustained an injury and was forced to withdraw from his Middleweight Top Contender bout with Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox 2 on January 28th at Chicago’s United Center. Stepping up to take his place is Great Britan’s Michael Bisping. The winner of the Bisping-Sonnen bout will earn a title shot and face Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. However,  [Read More]

Tune in to WCIU-TV in Chicago this Friday night at 2:00am to see the premiere of Cheez TV. If you don’t know Cheez, he is a TV and radio personality who covers local MMA shows in Chicago. Featured on this week’s show, Cheez visits recently paralyzed fighter Jeff Dunbar, Jeff’s mother Kathy, and his coach Josh Bulak of Team No Comment. To see the whole interview with these three and  [Read More]

Chicago MMA Interview with Chael Sonnen

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on January - 2 - 2012

With the UFC’s return to Fox here in the city of Chicago, the co-main event will be a bout among two Middleweight standouts Chael Sonnen and Mark Munoz.  I, Matt Giancarlo conducted an interview with the one and only Chael Sonnen.  This interview may seem vanilla, however I wanted to break the recent trend of trying to get Chael Sonnen riled up and angry, along with asking the same Anderson  [Read More]

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HECTOR MERCADO VS.  JASON TODD FOR FCE LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT IN JOLIET   CHICAGO, IL (December 12, 2011) Brookfield’s Hector Mercado will battle Sandwich, Illinois native Jason Todd for the Fight Card Entertainment Lightweight Title in one of the feature bouts at FCE #43/FINAL CONFLICT this Saturday night, December 17th at Mojoes Music Venue (22 W. Cass. Street, Joliet, IL 60432). Sporting an undefeated record of 4-0, fan favorite  [Read More]

HOLLYWOOD CASINO AND FIGHT CARD TEAM UP FOR FCE #43/FINAL CONFLICT

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on December - 5 - 2011
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Two powerhouses in the Chicagoland entertainment industry, Hollywood Casino Joliet and Fight Card Entertainment have partnered for three exciting fan events as part of the action packed FCE #43/FINAL CONFLICT Mixed Martial Arts card set for Saturday, December 17th at Mojoes Music Venue in Joliet, Illinois. All fan events at Hollywood Casino Joliet will be held in the Hollywood Stadium, Chicagoland’s most exciting sports bar and entertainment venue featuring an  [Read More]