Chicago MMA writer Matt Giancarlo to make MMA Debut

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on October - 6 - 2009

I have never written an article in first person, because of the concept being non-professional, however I am seeing this article as more of a one time blog.  If you have ever read my articles on here, you can tell that I am passionate about the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.  I have followed the sport consitently since UFC 40 when Tito Ortiz faced off against Ken Shamrock in the main  [Read More]

Photos from the Demian Maia MMA & Grappling Seminar at Overtime MMA

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on October - 5 - 2009

UFC Middleweight and 5 time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Demian Maia visited Overtime MMA in Naperville, IL on Saturday, October 3rd to teach a seminar that covered Jiu-Jitsu for MMA and No-gi Grappling techniques. Click on the link below for photos from the seminar. Demian Maia Seminar Photo Gallery Share:EmailFacebookStumbleUpon

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009, Chase “The Rage” Beebe squared off in opponent’s hometown of Washington DC against fellow Bantamweight, Mike “The Hulk” Easton for the UWC Bantamweight title, currently being held by Easton. Beebe traveled to our nation’s capitol with his corner that consisted of UFC Lightweight contendor Clay “The Carpentor” Guida, and younger brother and undefeated amatuer fighter Carson Beebe. This fight was originally scheduled to take place back  [Read More]

Chase “The Rage” Beebe to take on Mike Easton – 10/3/09

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on October - 2 - 2009

Former WEC bantamweight champion Chase “The Rage” Beebe, fighting out of Gilbert Grappling and MTC will be facing off against Lloyd Irvin black belt Mike Easton on Saturday, October 3rd, 2009.  Chase will be fighting in our nation’s capitol of Washington DC for the UWC Bantamweight title.  Chase Beebe is looking to take the UWC title away from current champion Mike “The Hulk” Easton and bring it to Chicago.  A  [Read More]

UFC Middleweight and 5x Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Demian Maia will be visiting the Chicagoland area this weekend.The submission specialist will be putting on a grappling and Jiu-Jitsu for MMA seminar on Saturday, October 3rd at the Overtime MMA Training Center in Naperville, IL from 5:30 to 8:30 PM. The event is open to the public for those who are interested in learning from Demian Maia.Overtime MMA is located on  [Read More]

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 From Mayhem Promotions: Disorderly Conduct IV

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 22 - 2009

September 19, 2009 at the DuPage Expo Center,St. Charles, IL 155 lbs: La Quinn Swift def. Joshua Dawson, TKO (Ref Stoppage Due to Strikes) 2:23 R2 155 lbs: Buddy McGinnis def. Alfred Arnold, Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 145 lbs: Ryan Robison def. Mark Mack, Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27) 145 lbs: Jeff Lavallee def. Anthony Whalen, TKO (Ref Stoppage Due to Strikes) 2:38 R1 170 lbs: Percy Hicks def.  [Read More]

Videos from Duneland Classic VI

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 19 - 2009

Fight videos from Duneland Classic VI, which took place on September 12 in Crown Point, IN, have been posted to the Duneland Vale Tudo Youtube page:

Below is the video from the last part of the main event, where Josh Shockley defeated Jeff Green by unanimous decision: