Tag: Jeff Curran

Chicago MMA: December 10th XFO Fight Card

Chicago MMA: December 10th XFO Fight Card
Looking to watch some MMA live here in Chicago.  XFO-42 will be taking place on Saturday, December 10th at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Il (5333 Prairie Stone Pkway).  The card will show 13 professional fights and 8 amateur bouts.  The tickets range from $27.50 to $37.50.  Unless you are purchasing a VIP table,... Read more »

XFO Brings a MMA Bout to Chicagoland Saturday the 14th

XFO 36 Outdoor War is this Saturday, August 14th at Sideouts (4018 Roberts Road) in Island Lake, Illinois.  There are over 30 Professional and Amateur MMA fights scheduled.  For tickets go to www.xfomma.com. or more information call Jeff Curran Martial Arts, 815-356-0454.

MMA Tries to Define a Real Man

I asked  this question to some of MMA professionals.  MMA fighting is revered as a tough man’s sport.  But toughness does not necessarily define manliness.  So what does a real man need to exude the essence of manhood? Eddie Bravo, UFC Commentator, LA, CA “I think every man should be able to keep his ego... Read more »

Chicago's MMA Fight Night A Great Success- See the Results

Despite the drive outside the downtown limits to be part of Sears Centre’s live CBS broadcast of Strikeforce / M-1 Global MMA Event this evening (Saturday, November 7th), Chicagoans had a blast. Mark a Midlothian resident sitting first row said, “It felt as exciting as being at the fights in Vegas.”  The beauty of bringing... Read more »

Interview with a Chicago MMA Fighter Jeff Curran About Adjusting Boxing for MMA

When you ask most MMA fighters about the key components to MMA training, they testify that they are boxing, Thai kicks, wrestling defense and Brazilian jiu jitsu.  Although this is rarely disputed, there are more layers to this answer than the mere practice of these 4 different sports.  In fact, MMA has evolved into its... Read more »