• Grappling For Gifts

    Grappling For Gifts

    The PAC Morton location (108 Penn St Morton, IL 61550) will be holding this years Grappling For Gifts open gym charity event on Sept 25th from Noon-2pm. This is a charity started and ran by the PAC’s own Professor Ryan Prouty and is open to anyone who is reading this! We will have the grill

  • UFC Submission of the Night for Peoria Area Mixed Martial Artist

    UFC Submission of the Night for Peoria Area Mixed Martial Artist

    If you are a Mixed Martial Arts fan in Central Illinois, then you should be quite familiar with the name Kenny Robertson.  What you may not be familiar with is the brutal submission that Kenny used to earn Submission of the Night honors this weekend at UFC 157. Kenny entered the Octagon with a record

  • PAC represents at US Grappling Chicago

    PAC represents at US Grappling Chicago

    All the hard work and dedication on the mats paid off Saturday as the Team McVicker BJJ competition team from Peoria Athletic Club raided the mats at US Grappling in Chicago.  Thirteen competitors brought back fifteen medals, including 7 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze! The team looked incredibly composed under the pressure of competition,

  • BJJ Black Belt Promotion

    BJJ Black Belt Promotion

    After 16 years on the mats at the PAC, the second best looking man in Jiu-Jitsu, Bryan Hefner, was awarded his black belt by Megaton Dias, Jack McVicker and Brad Peplow.  For those of you who know Hef, he is a incredible guy both on and off the mats.  Bryan is a tough practitioner, and

  • Another World Title for Peoria Athletic Club!

    Another World Title for Peoria Athletic Club!

    Just four weeks after having a team member crowned at the IBJJF World Championships – Masters/Seniors, Peoria Athletic Club had another Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team member crowned World Champion at the IBJFF World No Gi Championships! Ken Bailey dominated the Blue Belt Senior 1 division to represent Team McVicker on the top spot of the podium;