Chicago's MMA http://chicagosmma.com News and Video from XFO, APFC, UCL, HTMMA, Supreme Promotions and more. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:23:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Cormier vs. Johnson UFC 187 Betting Previewhttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/05/cormier-vs-johnson-ufc-187-betting-preview/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/05/cormier-vs-johnson-ufc-187-betting-preview/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 14:23:14 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=13119 This Saturday features one of the year’s biggest title fight events at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the light heavyweight championship title fight between Cormier and Johnson. Jon “Bones” Jones was supposed to be the title defender, but after his hit-and-run scandal on April 26, the officials decided to strip him off […]

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Top 5 Vitor Belfort Knockoutshttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/05/top-5-vitor-belfort-knockouts/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/05/top-5-vitor-belfort-knockouts/#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 22:26:10 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=13113 Vitor Belfort, aka “The Phenom,” has made a career out smashing his opponents and knocking them out. His first KO came all the way back in 1996, and he’s KO’d his last three opponents: Dan Henderson, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. Check out the Top 5 Vitor Belfort Knockouts! Shop Roots of Fight

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XFO 55: Drew McFedries KOs Bill Hillhttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/04/xfo-55-drew-mcfedries-kos-bill-hill/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/04/xfo-55-drew-mcfedries-kos-bill-hill/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:24:12 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=13075 by Matt Lo Cascio Seems like old times. Less than a minute into his first fight in over two years, UFC veteran Drew McFedries backed opponent Bill Hill up against the cage and unleashed a barrage of punches that left Hill out cold on his feet. Hill’s legs were the last thing to go, but […]

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Krav Maga Illinois Opens Chicago Locationhttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/04/krav-maga-chicago-location/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/04/krav-maga-chicago-location/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:31:51 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=13064 Get ready for Krav Maga, north siders. Krav Maga Illinois has had a successful run in Highland Park, and now they’re opening another school on the north side of the city. The school will open on May 1, and they have a pre-registration special of just $108 per month for the first 30 students to […]

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Christian Uflacker: Inverted Omoplatahttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/04/christian-uflacker-inverted-omoplata/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/04/christian-uflacker-inverted-omoplata/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:01:42 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12854 Christian Uflacker of Uflacker Academy shows how to work into an inverted omoplata.

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UFC Heavy Hitters: Ricardo Lamashttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/04/ufc-heavy-hitters-ricardo-lamas/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/04/ufc-heavy-hitters-ricardo-lamas/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2015 12:51:43 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=13026 Chicago’s Ricardo Lamas describes his striking style and approach in this “UFC Heavy Hitters” video. Don’t miss the shirt Lamas is wearing, repping his former Elmhurst College wrestling team. Shop Roots of Fight

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Killer Finishes: Ricardo Lamas Submits Dennis Bermudezhttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/03/killer-finishes-ricardo-lamas-submits-dennis-bermudez/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/03/killer-finishes-ricardo-lamas-submits-dennis-bermudez/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:03:52 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=13012 Chicago’s Ricardo Lamas proved he remains a top contender in the UFC featherweight division by finishing Dennis Bermudez at UFC 180. Lamas dropped Bermudez with a stiff jab, then quickly moved in to lock up a slick guillotine. UFC 180: Lamas vs. Bermudez FEATURED PRODUCT: Tatami Estilo 5.0 Gi

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Jake Gyllenhaal Southpaw Trailerhttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/03/jake-gyllenhaal-southpaw-trailer/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/03/jake-gyllenhaal-southpaw-trailer/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:14:56 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=13007 The new boxing movie “Southpaw” with Jake Gyllenhaal looks promising. It is scheduled to be released in theaters on July 31, 2015. It was originally supposed to star Eminem, but Gyllenhaal serves as the lead. Check out the trailer below. Southpaw Trailer The film is directed by Antoine Fuqua, who directed “Training Day,” and it’s […]

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United Combat League Pro Resultshttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/03/united-combat-league-pro-results/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/03/united-combat-league-pro-results/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:53:16 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=13001 by Greg Harrison Jose Verdugo defeated Neko Durant by tko due to strikes at 2:25 round 1 Lance Surma defeated Mike Demakes by tapout due to armbar at 1:18 of round 1 Anthony Gomez defeated Miodrag Petkovich by tko due to strikes at 2:21 of round 2 Erik Vo defeated Jared McMahan by unanimous decision. […]

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XFO Rocktown Showdown 23 Pictureshttp://chicagosmma.com/2015/03/xfo-rocktown-showdown-23-pictures/ http://chicagosmma.com/2015/03/xfo-rocktown-showdown-23-pictures/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:12:13 +0000 http://chicagosmma.com/?p=12930 Pictures from XFO Rocktown Showdown 23, courtesy of Herb Staten and Scales Off Media. Click here to see XFO Rocktown Showdown 23 Results. FEATURED PRODUCT: Hayabusa Chikara Recast Shorts

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