Archive for February 2010

Bellator Coming Back To Chicago

After a year in Chicago, Bellator is again returning to the Chicago area April 15th at the Chicago Theatre. Bellator is a MMA company based out of Chicago and Los Angeles and looks to bringing MMA to Chicago for not one but two events. CEO Bjorn Rebney has really pushed hard to get Bellator in... Read more »

Frank Mir Out Of Line?

Current WEC commentator and UFC Fighter Frank Mir was caught up in some controversy over the last few days. Mir went onto a local Pittsburgh radio show and said this about Brock Lesnar. “”I want to fight Lesnar. I hate who he is as a person, I want to break his neck in the ring,... Read more »

MMA Live Jon Anik

Over the weekend I had a luxury of interviewing ESPN employee and MMA Live host Jon Anik. Jon Anik has been with ESPN for a few years now and really has a passion for MMA. He sat down with me and I asked him some questions regarding many subjects.He is a very down to earth... Read more »
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UFC 110 Results

From the looks of the crowd at the Acer Arena it came out to a successful night. The total attendance was 17,831 and the total gate was 2.5 million. This was the first trip to Australia for the UFC and the card didn’t disappoint.  Below are the results of the card and my predictions. Mirko... Read more »

UFC 110 Predictions

UFC 110 Predictions Tomorrow is UFC 110 and this is my first prediction blog here on Chicagnow.com. UFC is coming live from Sydney, Australia at the Acer Arena. The card is highlighted below and what each fighter did their last match. Heavyweight Bout Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (Last Fight: UFC 103 Loss: TKO Junior De... Read more »

Jason David Frank No Longer A Power Ranger

Quick Update Here is the audio of the same interview below. Make sure you right mouse click and save as. jasondavidfrank.mp3 ————————– Back in the day you knew him as the Green Ranger and White Ranger but now he is known as an MMA fighter. Jason David Frank is currently in MMA and made his... Read more »
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Jose Canseco not an MMA Fighter

Jose Canseco what are you thinking? Yes he wrote 2 books (with a third looking for a publisher) and revealed many players who used steroids in baseball but MMA is not for you. Recently Jose put out a tweet on his page about Herschel Walker and this is what it said.“I guess I may have... Read more »

Chicago Not Getting A UFC Event This Year?

As the New Year began the news has been swirling on if or when Chicago would get another UFC PPV event. The first UFC even in Chicago was 2 years ago in October for UFC 90. The main event was Anderson Silva Versus Patrick Cote. The totals for the PPV were as follows: Attendance: 15,359... Read more »

WEC PPV Worth The Buy?

$44.99. Would you spend this money on a WEC PPV? World Extreme Cagefighting has been showing their PPV’s on the Versus channel (for mostly everybody except DirecTV). However WEC 48 will be shown only on PPV. Now the card is as follows with a few more bouts to be added: Featherweight ChampionshipJose Aldo Vs Urijah... Read more »
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Frank Trigg's Future Plans?

After UFC 109 Frank Trigg suffered a first round loss to Matt Serra in the 1st round. A few days later Frank Trigg was released from his contract by the UFC. Trigg was 0-2 with the previous loss to Josh Koscheck. So what does Trigg do now that is UFC contract was terminated? Here are... Read more »
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