Chicago's MMA http://chicagosmma.com News and Video from XFO, APFC, UCL, HTMMA, Supreme Promotions and more. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:02:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 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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Felice Herrig and Heather Clark on TUF Talk [Video]http://chicagosmma.com/2014/10/felice-herrig-and-heather-clark-on-tuf-talk-video/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/10/felice-herrig-and-heather-clark-on-tuf-talk-video/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:39:56 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12699 After Team Curran’s Felice Herrig soundly beat Heather Clark on TUF 20, both fighters appeared on Fox Sports 1’s “TUF Talk” with Karyn Bryant. While Clark apologized during the episode that featured their fight, Herrig still didn’t seem all that enamored with Clark, the house pariah on the show. Herrig called Clark’s injury claims “excuses” […]

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APFC 17 Resultshttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/10/apfc-17-results/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/10/apfc-17-results/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:15:28 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12680 by Jason Belyew and Matt Lo Cascio APFC 17 went down at the Sears Centre Saturday night, with Chicago Fight Team’s Louis Taylor submitting former UFC fighter Brian Houston in the main event. Taylor locked in a guillotine that forced Houston to tap just over two minutes into the first round. Taylor received a $1,000 bonus for […]

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XFO 53 Results and Recaphttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/10/xfo-53-results-and-recap/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/10/xfo-53-results-and-recap/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:06:43 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12669 by Jan Louis Gaetjens Results and Fight Recaps from XFO 53 at the UIC Pavillion in Chicago, Illinois on October 11, 2014. Tim Cho def. Bowden XFO Ammy featherweight title rd3 2:01 TKO Team Curran product Tim Cho looked like anything but an amateur in this bout. Alexander Bowden looked to push the pace of […]

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Phantom Fight Promotions Ready For ‘Six Corner Collision’http://chicagosmma.com/2014/09/phantom-fight-promotions-six-corner-collision/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/09/phantom-fight-promotions-six-corner-collision/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:49:46 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12647 Phantom Fight Promotions debuts Saturday night with “Six Corner Collision” at the Portage Theater on the north side of the city. The owners got a quick taste of what running an MMA promotion is like when they were forced to cancel their scheduled June 14 event after the city of St. Charles turned them away. […]

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Upcoming Chicago Jiu Jitsu and Grappling Tournamentshttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/09/upcoming-chicago-jiu-jitsu-tournaments/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/09/upcoming-chicago-jiu-jitsu-tournaments/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 02:26:45 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12614 So you’re starting to hit that omoplata with regularity when you roll. Time to try it out in competition. Here’s a look at upcoming Chicago grappling tournaments and Chicago Jiu Jitsu tournaments. Click the links or posters to register and get more information. US Grappling US Grappling – September 13, 2014, Oak Lawn, Illinois Combat […]

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