A sensational women’s battle has been added to FCE 39/VENDETTA on Saturday, April 16th as Esli Kilponen returns to the Hexagon to battle Elizabeth Roig. The Kilponen/Roig fight will be one of the feature bouts of the FCE 39/VENDETTA card at the SportsZone in Melrose Park, Illinois, presented by Fight Card Entertainment, Chicagoland’s Premier Mixed Martial Arts Promoter. Kilponen made her name with Fight Card Entetainment in January 2008 when  [Read More]


Watch the fight video from Wednesday night’s main event at Cut Throat MMA: Brawl at Bourbon Street embedded below. Welterweight challenger Ryan Storey defeated champion TJ Rowley via submission due to guillotine choke in 1:45 of round 2. For more information on Cut Throat MMA, visit their website or their YouTube page for their fight videos. Share:EmailFacebookStumbleUpon

Results from Cut Throat MMA: Brawl at Bourbon Street – Rowley vs Storey

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on March - 24 - 2011

March 23, 2011 at 115 Bourbon Street, Merrionette Park, IL. For photos and a play-by-play recap of the event, visit MMANUTS.com. Ryan Storey def TJ Rowley-guillotine choke (1:45 round 2) David Booth def Bill Johnson-split decision Derrick Malert def Brian Titus -TKO stoppage due to strikes (0:55 round 1) Mike Peterson def Tim Williams -knockout (0:17 round 2) Jake Frias def AJ Masters -ground and pound (round 1) Chris Hill  [Read More]


XFO has announced the fightcard for their upcoming XFO 39 event, an all-pro fight card which will be held May 13th at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates. The card includes a lot of star power. The main event features former WEC figher Jeff Curran taking on Joe Pearson, and former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner faces Tyler Combs in the co-main event. Two female fights are also scheduled, including  [Read More]


MMANUTS.COM sat down with UFC Heavyweight Mike Russow, who trains out of FLO MMA in Palatine, IL. They discussed a range of topics, including Russow’s one-punch knockout comeback win over Todd Duffee in his UFC debut over the summer, the broken arm he sustained during the fight, his upcoming fight with John Madsen at UFC Fight Night Seattle on March 26th, and his training camp. Watch the interview below, and  [Read More]

Cut Throat MMA Brawl at Bourbon Street: Rowley vs Storey Promo Video

Posted by Danielle Hobeika on March - 16 - 2011

Cut Throat MMA’s Brawl at Bourbon Street on March 23, 2011 features a welterweight title fight between champion TJ “The Reaper” Rowley and top  contender from Team Colon/Carlson Gracie Ryan “Storeytime” Storey. The fight will be a rematch of their January 2010 match — a battle that went to the judge’s score cards and was scored in favor of Rowley. Storey looks to avenge his loss and claim Rowley’s championship  [Read More]

MMA Referee Seminar

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on March - 14 - 2011

Referee Marc Fennell will be hosting an MMA referee seminar on Sunday, April 3rd at Emerald Smoke Gym in Chicago, IL.  For more information, check the flyer posted to this article. Contact: Tom Bever  –  773-415-4599 mmaconsulting@hotmail.com Share:EmailFacebookStumbleUpon

Exclusive Interview with Mike Davis of Cut Throat MMA

Posted by Matt Giancarlo on March - 12 - 2011
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This is an exclusive interview with the long-time promoter of Cut Throat MMA, Mike Davis.  For the first time, Mike Davis has been formally interviewed.  Previous to this date, Mike Davis has never agreed to any interviews, however I, Matt Giancarlo of ChicagoMMA.net has been the first to do so.  There’s years to catch up with regarding information, so I hope you enjoy reading. ChicagoMMA: I’ve been to quite a few  [Read More]