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]

MMANUTS Podcast: Jonatas Novaes talks Ruckus V, MMA, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on January - 28 - 2011

If you are a fan of MMA, be sure to visit, a great website by Podcasters based in the Chicago area. Their video podcasts are hosted by Ingo Weigold and Matt Griffith, and cover MMA news, events, and fighter interviews. The main focus of the show is in-depth analysis and coverage of American based mixed martial arts promotions like the UFC and Strikeforce, as well as providing some coverage  [Read More]

Promo Video for Fight Card: Cross the Line 2011

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on January - 28 - 2011

Fight Card Entertainment previews the upcoming Welterweight Title Fight between Matt Tierney and Danny Morales in their new promo video (embedded below). The fight takes place at Cross The Line 2011, held on Thursday, February 24th at Joe’s Sports Bar on 940 W. Weed St in Chicago. For more information and tickets, call 773.745.1112 or visit Share:EmailFacebookStumbleUpon

Fight Card For Cut Throat MMA: Supremacy 2 at the Hammond Civic Center

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on January - 26 - 2011

Today Cut Throat MMA released its fight card for Supremacy 2, which takes place at 7:30 PM on February 19, 2011 at the Hammond Civic Center in Hammond, IN. The fight card is listed below. Note that fights are subject to change. For more info and event tickets, visit Justin Ruggio vs Steve “Drama” Patterson John Paun vs Bobby Reardanz Nick Scotti vs Dan Benoit Kent Rexford vs Adriel  [Read More]


The MMA Sport Federation’s Team USA vs. Team Ireland fight is scheduled to air on Chicago’s Comcast Sports Net on February 7, 2011 at 7:00 pm. The prime time broadcast could include an audience of potentially 4+ million viewers, as its airtime is scheduled right before a Chicago Blackhawks Game. Watch the event’s promo video below. The MMA Sport Federation was developed to produce an international MMA competition where Team  [Read More]