Chicago's MMA http://chicagosmma.com News and Video from XFO, APFC, UCL, HTMMA, Supreme Promotions and more. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:25:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Robbie Lawler Lays Out Bobby Voelkerhttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/07/robbie-lawler-lays-bobby-voelker/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/07/robbie-lawler-lays-bobby-voelker/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:25:27 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12565 Ruthless Robbie Lawler lays out Bobby Voelker in this Killer Finish from UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Moraga. Lawler shows off some dynamic striking in this bout. The patented left hand is there, but Robbie also lands a jump knee and a few head kicks. This was his second fight back in the UFC — […]

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Kenny Booker Done With MMA, But Not Fightinghttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/07/kenny-booker-retires-mma-not-done-fighting/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/07/kenny-booker-retires-mma-not-done-fighting/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:46:18 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12529 Rockford fighter Kenny Booker is putting down the 4-oz. gloves for good. The MTC fighter recently retired from MMA, but he’s not done fighting – just changing gloves. We talked to him recently about giving up MMA to focus solely on Muay Thai and K1 fights. “You know in all honesty I never really liked MMA. I […]

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Comprido, Curran Ready for ADCC Chicagohttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/adcc-chicago-comprido-curran/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/adcc-chicago-comprido-curran/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:56:14 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12508 ADCC Chicago takes place this Saturday at Frontier Park Fieldhouse in Chicago Ridge. Besides kids and adults of all ages competing in both gi and no-gi matches, two of the Chicago area’s most well-known teachers will be competing in super fights. Seven-time BJJ world champion Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros will go up against Leo Pecanha and […]

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Bellator Title Shot Changes Announcedhttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/bellator-title-shot-changes-announced/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/bellator-title-shot-changes-announced/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:31:44 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12497 Changes announced today regarding eligibility for Bellator title shots. Chicago’s Will Brooks is quoted as saying he is all in favor of how these changes. Read the press release for his quotes and all the new details on Bellator title shots. Newport Beach, Calif. (June 12, 2014) – With Bellator’s 2014 Summer Series having just […]

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Chael Sonnen Explains Failed Drug Testhttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/chael-sonnen-explains-failed-drug-test/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/chael-sonnen-explains-failed-drug-test/#comments Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:13:02 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12486 Chael Sonnen fails drug test. That was the shocking UFC news of the day. Some laughed, some poked fun. Sonnen has failed drug tests before and stated he would find a way to compete without TRT. He let Wanderlei Silva have it for failing to appear at his licensing hearing, which in essence said that […]

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Josh Shockley on UFC 174, Bellator and Affliction Wearershttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/josh-shockley-ufc-174-bellator-affliction-wearers/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/josh-shockley-ufc-174-bellator-affliction-wearers/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:34:14 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12423 by Matt Lo Cascio It’s every fighter’s dream. Out of nowhere you get the call. The voice on the other end says, “Kid, pack your bags. You’ve made it to the big show.” It’s like a scene from a movie, probably one with Kevin Costner. Right? “I was working in my yard and got a […]

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Evolution MMA Teaches CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole BJJhttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/evolution-mma-teaches-cbs-2s-vince-gerasole-bjj/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/evolution-mma-teaches-cbs-2s-vince-gerasole-bjj/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:45:30 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12398 Evolution MMA welcomed CBS 2 Chicago to their Naperville school on Monday, hosting reporter Vince Gerasole for a crash course in BJJ. Gerasole spoke with instructor Jason Sullins about the origins of the sport, then took his turn on the mats and spoke with other students about their journeys in BJJ. He learned how to […]

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XFO 51 Photo Galleryhttp://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/xfo-51-photo-gallery/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/xfo-51-photo-gallery/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:48:57 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12303 Check out all the XFO 51 photos from Chicago’s MMA photographer Herb Staten of Scales Off Media. Click here to see all of the XFO 51 results. XFO 51 Photos

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Ed Carpenter Puts Aaron Ware to Sleep at XFO 51 [VIDEO]http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/ed-carpenter-puts-aaron-ware-to-sleep-at-xfo-51-video/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/ed-carpenter-puts-aaron-ware-to-sleep-at-xfo-51-video/#comments Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:58:38 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12255 Ed Carpenter finished his XFO 51 fight in less than a minute, putting Aaron Ware to sleep with what was officially ruled an arm triangle, but was a Von Flue choke. Ware came out swinging and backed Carpenter up into the cage. But Carpenter calmly turned his opponent, changed levels, scored a single-leg takedown and […]

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XFO 51: Adam Maciejewski vs. Scott Hough [VIDEO]http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/xfo-51-adam-maciejewski-vs-scott-hough-video/ http://chicagosmma.com/2014/06/xfo-51-adam-maciejewski-vs-scott-hough-video/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:01:23 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12249 Adam Maciejewski continues to dominate opponents in his comeback. The Midwest Training Center heavyweight had no trouble at all with Nebraska’s Scott Hough at XFO 51, scooping and slamming him right after the opening bell and then laying down a vicious ground and pound beating. You can check out all the XFO 51 results here.

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