RISE 01 Is Now In The Books

RISE 01 was a heck of a show…great fights, entertainment, and what more can be said about that Streacker vs Ankeedo Title Fight other than WOW! A great cap off to the night. Look out for pictures and videos in the days to come.

Thank you to the 4,000 plus fans that came out to witness the beginning despite the storm. We look forward to seeing you at the next event.


Keith “The Giant Killer” Hackney Introduces RISE Tomorrow Night

Tomorrow night RISE President, UFC‬ Veteran, and ‪‎MMA‬ Pioneer, Keith “The Giant Killer” Hackney introduces his new Mixed Martial Arts promotion at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Be there to see all the action live tomorrow night. Tickets to RISE 01 are available at the Sears Centre Box Office. For more event info visit RISEfighting.com


Here Are The Tattoo Candy Contest Winners Getting Inked At RISE 01!!!

We want to thank everyone that participated in the win a free tattoo contest. Tattoo Candy was so impressed with the participation and how close of a race second and third place was, that they have decided to extend a FREE tattoo to third place as well! So the WINNERS of a FREE tattoo at RISE 01, plus 2 FREE Prime Lower Level tickets to the event go to Miranda


All Floor Seating For RISE 01 Is Now Completely Sold Out!

If you haven’t purchased your tickets to RISE stop delaying. ALL TABLES ARE NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. That’s right, the entire floor is GONE! Don’t miss the most talked about Chicagoland Mixed Martial Arts event of the year, this Saturday, June 20th at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. To see what is still available, go to RISEfighting.com and click on the GET TICKETS tab to secure a


RISE 01 Weigh-ins To Be Held At Pinstripes In South Barrington

RISE 01 is a week away ladies and gentlemen! Join us Friday, June 19th from 4:30PM – 7:30PM at Pinstripes South Barrington for the Weigh-ins. Be there to watch the fighter face-off and stick around for a round of drinks, bowling, bocce, heck even dinner. RISE 01 will take place the following night June 20th at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Click the GET TICKETS tab at


Attention All Media Personnel

Attention All Media Personnel.
If you are looking to acquire Media Credentials for RISE 01, they are available until Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7 pm CT. For questions regarding media credentials, please contact media@risefighting.com


Try The Harley Davidson JUMPSTART Rider Experience At RISE 01

You may have heard people say that there’s nothing like being on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Well, they are right, and at RISE 01 City Limits Harley-Davidson is giving you the chance to find out for yourself with the JUMPSTART Rider Experience.

Not familiar? Here’s a breakdown.
The Harley-Davidson JUMPSTART Rider Experience combines a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a specially-designed, stationary support stand. You’ll mount the bike, set your boots on the foot pegs


Want A Tattoo? Enter to Win One On Our Facebook Page

Have you been thinking about getting a tattoo, just haven’t gotten around to it? Well, it appears luck is on your side thanks to our friends over at Tattoo Candy.

Here are the details!
– Submit a photo of the tattoo you are looking to get inked (No Bigger Than The Size Of A Palm) to OUR CONTEST POST ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE (https://www.facebook.com/RISEFCMMA)
– The person with The Most Comments and Likes

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The Voice of RISE gets an addition as Dennis Dombrow joins the ranks.

The Voice of RISE gets an addition as Dennis Dombrow joins the ranks. Dennis will act as the Play-by-Play Commentator alongside “The Bowtie Boss” Dennis Verges. Dennis holds a black belt in Taekwondo, a black belt in Jiu Jitsu under Luiz Claudio, and his boxing coach is none other than “The Bowtie Boss” himself. A professional mixed martial arts fighter, Dennis has competed in promotions, such as; Strikeforce, Ring of


Eddie Lopez Returns At RISE 01

Eddie Lopez makes his return to the cage at RISE 01, where he will look to add another belt to his collection. Standing in his way of the Featherweight Title is local standout fighter Maximiliano Perez. Perez (3-1) will be looking to make a statement of his own and claim the strap for himself. Be there to see this matchup and many more when RISE invades the Sears Centre Arena


RISE Partners With Newaza!

RISE is pleased to announce its partnership with Newaza Apparel, one of the leading Jiu Jitsu Lifestyle brands around. Fighters will be featured in the latest looks from Newaza at RISE 01, taking place Saturday, June 20th at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, IL. RISE recognizes what Newaza represents, both visually and physically to the sport of Jiu Jitsu and mixed martial arts, and we are thrilled to


RISE 01 To Benefit Chicago Veterans

RISE 01 will be benefiting Chicago Veterans, a Non-Profit Organization established and operated by Veterans for Veterans from the Chicagoland area stretching from all branches of the United States Military. Just another reason why you should make it out to RISE 01, taking place Saturday, June 20 at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. To learn more about Chicago Veterans visit their charity website at www.chicagovets.org