Posts tagged "UFC Chicago"

Caceres shines, Thomson calls it quits? UFC on Fox 10 Recap

Caceres shines, Thomson calls it quits? UFC on Fox 10 Recap
Saturday night, the UFC made the United Center its home in Chicago for the night. Fans were treated to a very memorable fight between Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres and Sergio Pettis, younger brother of current Lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. It was a solid, standing back and forth striking battle. Pettis definitely dictated the pace of... Read more »

UFC Chicago Media Day Highlights

UFC Chicago Media Day Highlights
Chicago Bears rookie Jordan Mills was front and center to do a pre-faceoff with UFC Chicago main event Lightweights Josh Thomson and Benson Henderson Thursday at the United Center. Mills admitted to being a huge UFC fan and couldn’t help but chuckle during the fearsome faceoff. Dana White later arrived for the offical Media Day... Read more »

Chicago fighters dominate UFC at United Center

Mike Stumpf (left) Pascall Krauss (right)
The UFC truly brought their best to Chicago’s United Center Saturday night for UFC on Fox 6. The highly anticipated MMA event brought 16,000 plus fans to the house that Jordan built. Chicago’s own Clay Guida may have gotten the biggest response from the crowd upon his entrance. The fighter is a fan favorite who... Read more »
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UFC on Fox: Chicago Weigh Ins

UFC on Fox: Chicago Weigh Ins
UFC fans packed the Chicago Theatre Friday afternoon to participate in a Q&A with Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones and to catch the UFC on Fox 6 weigh ins. Jones, who has become the face of the UFC didn’t shy away from any questions and was both charming and funny during the Q&A. After he... Read more »

UFC on Fox: what to expect from Chicago's main event

UFC on Fox: what to expect from Chicago's main event
A few things were clear at the UFC on Fox’s press conference Thursday afternoon: Rampage wants out of the UFC, Dana White thinks MMA will continue to grow, and there are at least two possible contenders for “Fight of the Night” Saturday. During the press conference, Rampage was not only incredibly disinterested, but wanted everyone... Read more »

UFC Legend Matt Hughes retires at Chicago press conference

UFC Legend Matt Hughes retires at Chicago press conference
The media got quite the surprise at the UFC on Fox’s press conference in Chicago Thursday afternoon when it began with announcing the retirement of one of the world’s most respected fighters. Chicago was the perfect place for Matt Hughes to retire. He was born in Hillsboro, Illinois and was a two-time NCAA Division 1... Read more »
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