Strikeforce: Fedor Emelianenko vs Brett Rogers to Come to Chicago

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 18 - 2009

MMAJunkie.com announced today that a November 7th Strikeforce clash between the world’s #1 Heavyweight, Fedor Emelianenko, and challenger Brett Rogers, is in the process of being approved by the Illinois Athletic Commission. The event will be held at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.The card will also feature a Middleweight Title bout betten Jake Shields and Jason “Mayhem” Miller. Also speculated to be on the card are rising star and  [Read More]

Total Fight Challenge postponed until October 10th

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on September - 15 - 2009

Total Fight Challenge: Rising Stars, which was originally scheduled for September 19, 2009 at the Hammond Civic Center in Hammond, IN, has now been postponed until October 10th. The TotalFightChallenge.com website states: “The September 19th TFC is being postponed to Saturday October 10, 2009. Beyond circumstances out of our control we have postponed the TFC until Saturday Oct 10. All tickets for the Sept 19th show will be honored for  [Read More]

Duneland Classic VI – A Night of MMA Action

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on September - 13 - 2009

On September 12th, 2009, Crown Point, Indiana featured a night of live MMA as Keith and Justin Wisneiwski and Mark Burch put together another classic fight card, without a pun intended.  The Duneland Classic VI could only be described with one word – “intense.” The event showcased 10 bouts of mixed martial arts, kicking off with Brad Levin of Duneland Vale Tudo vs Rob Morrow of 11th Dimension.  With back  [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 ChicagoMMA.net Photo Gallery – Click here for photos from the fights Additional Photos on ThruMyEye.com 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: Genesis Weigh-in Results and Photos

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 11 - 2009

9/11/09 at Quigley’s Pub, Naperville, IL. Pure MMA Fighting Website Weigh-ins Photo Gallery – Click Here John Dieckmann (129 lbs) vs Jerald Williams (130.6 lbs) Rodger Dorado (146.8 lbs) vs Jorge Gonzales (146 lbs) Chris Duran (149 lbs) vs Mike Wojtulewicz (152 lbs) Doug Fick (148.8 lbs) vs Alec Spencer (138.2 lbs) Jeremy Rennels (140.2 lbs) vs Dimitrius Williams (134.6 lbs) Dave Pedraza (163 lbs) vs Lawrence Lockwood (TBA) Ben  [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

Final Fight Card for Mayhem Promotions Disorderly Conduct IV

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on September - 3 - 2009

DCIV_Poster_webSeptember 19, 2009 at the DuPage Expo Center. Website: MayhemPromotions.com

Fight #1

Josh Dawson
Sho-Nuff Academy
 2-1-0
155 lbs

VS

Laquinn Swift
Independent
4-0-0
155 lbs