Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Chicagoan Dan “The Handler” Hornbuckle continued his win streak by earning a TKO victory over UFC, Strikeforce, and Elite XC Veteran Nick “The Goat” Thompson at Sengoku 10th Battle earlier today in Saitama, Japan. In the second round, Hornbuckle landed many standing strikes to Thompson, pushed him up against the ropes, and pounded a series of unanswered shots to force the referee to stop the fight at 1:30 of the  [Read More]

Results & Photos from Pure MMA Fighting: Genesis

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 13 - 2009

9/12/09 at the Odeum, Villa Park, IL Photo Gallery – Click here for photos from the fights Additional Photos on Fight Videos MMA Weekly Article 130 lbs:  Jerald Williams  def John Dieckmann, TKO Round 1 150 lbs: Chris Duran def  Mike Wojtulewicz, Doctor’s Stoppage (End of Round 1, Due to Eye Swelling) 145 lbs: Alec Spencer def Doug Fick, TKO Round 2, 2:45 135 lbs: Dimitrius Williams def  [Read More]

Pure MMA Fighting Interviews, Part 2: Nevinger, Salinas, Harrison, and More

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 8 - 2009

In a previous article, fighters who are participating in Pure MMA Fighting’s inaugural event, Genesis (which takes place on September 12th at the Odeum in Villa Park, IL), were interviewed to capture their pre-fight insights. Additional interviews, including the main event fighters, are included in this installment. Special thanks to Pure MMA Fighting for recording these interviews!

Heavyweight Tim “The Kurgan” Nevinger (Fighting Gabe Salinas in the Main Event for the Heavyweight Title)

Heavyweight Gabe Salinas (Fighting Tim Nevinger for the Heavyweight Title)

Click here for more interviews, including Brandon “The Chiropractor” Harrison, Larry Lindenman, Jerald Williams, and Dave Pedraza

Pure MMA Fighting Videos: Fighter Interviews

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 3 - 2009

Pure MMA Fighting is holding its inaugural event, Genesis, on September 12th at the Odeum in Villa Park, IL. Many of the fighters on the Genesis card were interviewed to capture their pre-fight insights and stories. Special thanks to Pure MMA Fighting for recording these interviews!

Welterweight Ryan Storey (Fighting Jeremy Godina in the co-main event for the 170 lb belt)

Welterweight Jeremy Godina (Fighting Ryan Storey in the co-main event for the 170 lb belt)

Click on “continue reading” for more videos, including Justin Halloran, Dimitrius Williams, Patrick Moran, Jeremy Rennels, Jorge Gonzales

Miguel Torres Would Jump to 145 to Fight Brown & Faber

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on August - 16 - 2009

Miguel Torres says he is willing to bump up to 145 for superfights with the likes of current WEC featherweight champion Michael Thomas Brown and former champion Urijah Faber. But Torres would only do it for Pay Per View money.

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Ray Flores is out in Las Vegas conducting exclusive interviews with a variety of fighters before their WEC 42 bouts, including Miguel Torres, Brian Bowles, Jeff Curran, Ricardo Lamas, and Leonard Garcia, as well as the WEC’s General Manager Reed Harris. Special thanks to for the footage! Below is the interview with Torres. Click here to watch the other interviews…

Interview with Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres

Watch the other interviews…

Hornbuckle Scores Head-Kick Knockout Victory

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on August - 2 - 2009

Sengoku: Ninth Battle featured a popular name and face around the Chicagoland area, and that man was Dan “The Handler” Hornbuckle.   Hornbuckle took on PRIDE and UFC vet Akihiro Gono, which was Hornbuckle’s second fight with Sengoku. The fight started as both fighters exchanged kicks and punches, with Hornbuckle winning on the majority of the exchanges.  He controlled the pace of the fight and even utilized legal in Japan footstomps to the  [Read More]

Video: C3 Press Conference – Deray Davis vs Quinton McCottrell

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on April - 21 - 2009

For the past few years, there has been bad blood between welterweights Deray Davis and Quinton McCottrell. After 3 previous match-ups between Deray and Quinton were canceled,  they will finally square off on May 9th at C3: Furious, which takes place at the Hammond Civic Center in Hammond, Indiana. Aside from bragging rights being on the line, the winner will also come home with the C3 welterweight belt. C3’s previous  [Read More]