TFC makes successful return to Eagle Arena

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on March - 29 - 2010

Friday, March 26th featured a top level of amateur fighters in the Chicagoland and NW Indiana area, who battled at the Total Fight Challenge.  This was the second TFC event held at the Eagle Arena in Burbank, IL and was once again a successful night. The event kicked off in the middleweight division in a bout among Jimmy Casteas and Kris Blaney.  Quickly, Casteas took the fight to the ground  [Read More]

Carlos Diaz Seminar

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on March - 26 - 2010

American Top Team BJJ Black Belt Carlos Diaz will be hosting a seminar on Saturday, April 10th, 2010 in Plainfield, IL. Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Cost: $25 Location: 811 Center St, Plainfield, IL Contact: Sign up via email to Press Release: CLICK HERE Share:EmailFacebookStumbleUpon

Results & Photos from Babes & Brawls II

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on March - 14 - 2010

March 13, 2010 at the Atlantis Gentleman’s Club, Ford Heights, IL Photo Gallery (More Photos Coming Soon) Results: 170 lbs: Mike Cantrell def Glenn Evans, TKO, 2:20, Round 1 155 lbs: Justin Halloran def Justin Scott, Submission (Rear naked choke), 1:46, Round 1 170 lbs: Ryan Storey def Brandon Slayer, Submission (Rear naked choke) 1:28 Round 1 175 lbs: Adam Maslach def Anthony Simmons, Doctor stoppage due to vomiting, 3:00  [Read More]

Watch the Brawl at Bourbon Street Tonight Via Free Web Stream

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on March - 10 - 2010

March 10th’s Brawl at Bourbon Street event will be aired via free web stream tonight starting at 7 pm Central Time.The stream can be watched at event includes 14 fights, 2 of which are title fights. The main event features a Heavyweight title bout between Gabe Salinas and Ryan Knowles, and the co-main event features the 185 lb title fight between Leo Husarik  and Justin Ruggio.For more information on tonight’s  [Read More]

MMA at the Max features night of Amatuer MMA excitement

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on January - 29 - 2010

McCook, IL featured an all amatuer MMA event on Saturday, January 23rd, with the main event consisting of bantamweights Danny Aguirre vs Jorge Gonzalez.  The card featured fighters all around the south/west parts of chicago all the way to Indianapolis, Indiana.  Some highlighted fights of the night featured Mike Aguirre making his long-awaited debut against Robert Blankenship.  Aguirre, the stronger fighter was able to impose his will on Blankenship with  [Read More]

Results and Photos from XFO 33

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on January - 26 - 2010

January 23, 2010 at the Copernicus Center, Chicago, IL Event Photos Amateur Results Martin Villafuerte defeated Steve Bingham by unanimous decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 Josh Estrada defeated Jesse James Love by guillotine choke :46 of round 1 Joey Diehl defeated Jake Gilski by rear naked choke :51 of round 1 Chris Miller defeated Casey Irvin by guillotine choke :26 of round 1 Jeff Lavallee defeated Arty Hong by technical knockout  [Read More]

Brawl at Bourbon Street results – 1/13/10

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on January - 22 - 2010

Personal thank you to those in attendence at Bourbon Street on the 13th, along with my coaches, teammates, family, and friends. – Matt Giancarlo Corey Kuropas defeats Victor Johnson  – Decision (Split Decision)   Rd 3 Tony Kimbrogh def Nick Harold – TKO 1:38  Rd 1 Fatimah Sayyad def Ginger Gallardo – Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 0:20  Rd 1 Mike Bubacz def Larry Hayden – KO 0:30  Rd 1 Tovarus Green def Ryan Kirwan  [Read More]

HFC 2: “It’s On!” Preview

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on December - 22 - 2009

Hoosier Fight Club is back after a successful debut event in November, this time on January 2nd at the Horseshoe Casino, in Hammond, IN.  At a time where Chicago/NW Indiana has been “lacking” in the number of professional fight cards being held (compared to recent years), HFC will not only be featuring pro bouts, but arguably three fights that could easily main event any recent pro fight card in the area.  [Read More]