Chicago's MMA http://chicagosmma.com News and Video from XFO, APFC, UCL, HTMMA, Supreme Promotions and more. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:25:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 UFC Best Bets: Silva vs Mirhttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/02/ufc-best-bets-silva-vs-mir/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/02/ufc-best-bets-silva-vs-mir/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:13:24 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12869 Let’s take a look at the UFC best bets for the Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva fight in Brazil. Frank Mir fans have been subjected to a number of peaks and valleys throughout his long career. When he’s not breaking arms, he’s probably breaking fans’ hearts. Mir is currently in a tough four-fight losing streak. […]

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Christian Uflacker: One Championship Will Shock the World in 2015http://chicagosmma.com/2015/02/christian-uflacker-one-championship-will-shock-the-world-in-2015/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/02/christian-uflacker-one-championship-will-shock-the-world-in-2015/#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:28:33 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12856 BJJ Black Belt Christian “Xaropinho” Uflacker is resuming his MMA career after a layoff of over two years. Uflacker signed with the newly-named One Championship last week, formerly known as One FC. Uflacker never planned on such a lengthy absence from MMA, but both injuries and business commitments got in the way. “The reason I […]

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Ten years on, can Arlovski work his way back to UFC gold?http://chicagosmma.com/2015/02/ten-years-can-arlovski-work-way-back-ufc-gold/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/02/ten-years-can-arlovski-work-way-back-ufc-gold/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 20:31:29 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12848 Photo:  MartialArtsNomad.com  Andrei Arlovski is fast approaching 16 years in to a very volatile career – one that has tasted the highs of world championship gold and lows of consecutive defeats abound with calls for retirement. The 35-year-old Chicago native has always remained steadfast in his desire to keep competing and it looks like that […]

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WWE Warner Bros. Tie Uphttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/02/wwe-warner-bros-tie/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/02/wwe-warner-bros-tie/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 19:58:49 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12845 If you love your WWE wrestling, there are endless opportunities to follow your sport these days. You can even play WWE slots games on your PC, or play on mobile devices such as tablets and cell pones – and of course you can use the same devices to watch TV live – or simply watch […]

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Jeff Curran Jiu Jitsu Journeyhttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/jeff-curran-jiu-jitsu-journey/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/01/jeff-curran-jiu-jitsu-journey/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:29:35 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12820 The old comedy bit goes something like this: “Back in my day we had to walk to school barefoot, in the snow, up hill, both ways.” Jeff Curran has a similar tale. Before there were BJJ schools next to every Starbucks and Chipotle, you had to hunt for them. Curran found one downtown, so each […]

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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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