Chicago's MMA http://chicagosmma.com News and Video from XFO, APFC, UCL, HTMMA, Supreme Promotions and more. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:57:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Conor McGregor and Las Vegas: MMA Match Made in Heavenhttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/conor-mcgregor-las-vegas-mma-match-made-heaven/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/conor-mcgregor-las-vegas-mma-match-made-heaven/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:57:00 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12823 If you’re thinking of taking a break in Vegas for Conor McGregor’s next fight, then you can warm up for your likely associated trip to the casinos by playing for real money at NetEnt Casinos on games which are accessible on most mobile phones. McGregor certainly seems like he can handle both the bright lights […]

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Rocktown Showdown 22 Resultshttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/rocktown-showdown-22-results/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/rocktown-showdown-22-results/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:03:56 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12802 Results from XFO Rocktown Showdown at The Clock Tower Resort in Rockford, Illinois, January 17, 2015. XFO Rocktown Showdown 22 Results Nick Moellum vs. Matt Tipton, 1:22 rd. 1, No Contest, doc stoppage unintentional foul Gonzalo Ponce def. Juan Mar, :40 rd. 1, RNC Chad Pearson def. Josh Page, 2:59 rd. 1, KO Tim Hiley def. […]

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Ricardo Lamas Wins the Internet with Conor McGregor Parody Videohttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/ricardo-lamas-conor-mcgregor-video/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/ricardo-lamas-conor-mcgregor-video/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:03:32 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12797 Ricardo Lamas not only wins in The Octagon, he wins the internet. Lamas took his Conor McGregor impression a step further with a short film entitled “The Delirious Conrad McGillicutty.” Watch as Shonie Carter advises “Conrad” on his wardrobe, and see what happens the first time he faces a true wrestler. Ricardo Lamas Conor McGregor […]

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Rick Faye Seminar at Comprido BJJhttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/rick-faye-seminar-comprido-bjj/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/rick-faye-seminar-comprido-bjj/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 23:09:09 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12791 Chicago gets another chance to learn from the great Rick Faye. Southside Kali’s Sifu Marcus Charles, the longtime JKD/Kali instructor who has trained under Tom Cruse, Paul Vunak and Erik Paulson, is bringing back Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts expert Rick Faye for another seminar. Faye will be at Comprido BJJ on February […]

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Bellator MMA Best Submissions of 2014http://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/bellator-mma-best-submissions-2014/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/bellator-mma-best-submissions-2014/#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:45:51 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12785 Jimmy Smith runs us through Bellator MMA’s best submissions of 2014, including Liam McGeary’s amazing inverted triangle.

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UFC Uniforms: The Good, the Bad, the Moneyhttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/12/ufc-uniforms-the-good-the-bad-the-money/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/12/ufc-uniforms-the-good-the-bad-the-money/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:02:41 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12775 by Jan Louis Gaetjens On Tuesday morning the UFC rolled out its long-awaited “athlete outfitting policy”. Effective July 2015, Reebok will be the exclusive clothing sponsor of the promotion and its roster of fighters. Let’s take a look at what this means for fighters, fans, and the fashion police. UFC Uniforms: The Good Although the […]

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XFO 54 Results and Recaphttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/11/xfo-54-results-recap/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/11/xfo-54-results-recap/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:49:35 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12756 by Jan Louis Gaetjens XFO 54 Results and Recap Shaena Cox def. Ricarda Gomes (Unanimous Decision) The evening kicked off with an amateur kickboxing bout featuring Shaena Cox and Ricarda Gomes. From the opening bell to the closing seconds of the match, these two worked at an absolutely breakneck pace. Although both women landed significant […]

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Metamoris 5 Previewhttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/11/metamoris-5-preview/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/11/metamoris-5-preview/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:03:19 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12750 by Jan Louis Gaetjens Metamoris V puts submission grappling back into the limelight this weekend. Jan Gaetjens breaks down what should be an exciting afternoon of elite level Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Gracie vs. Sakuraba In the evening’s main event, Renzo Gracie will take to the Metamoris mat, looking to avenge his MMA loss to Japanese […]

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Adam Ward: ‘I Belong in the UFC’http://chicagosmma.com/2014/11/adam-ward-belong-ufc/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/11/adam-ward-belong-ufc/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:48:52 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12738 by Matt Lo Cascio Adam Ward is happy to be in the main event of XFO 54 at the UIC Pavilion on Saturday, where he’ll fight veteran Rey Trujillo. Fighting in front of your hometown fans and headlining a show is great, but Ward is focused on one goal. “I belong in the UFC. And […]

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Matt “Sunshine” Fiordirosa Will Return Next Springhttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/10/matt-sunshine-fiordirosa-will-return-next-spring/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/10/matt-sunshine-fiordirosa-will-return-next-spring/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:22:57 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12687 by Matt Lo Cascio Go ahead — call it a comeback. Matt “Sunshine” Fiordirosa has blown through two opponents in just over two months and he’s decided to keep fighting.  The new plan: ride this career resurgence as far as he can. “I wasn’t planning on being in this position back in May when I […]

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