Cut Throat Invasion Chicago: Photo Gallery 2

March 22, 2012 by  

Here’s another photo gallery from Cut Throat’s Invasion Chicago on Friday, March 16, 2012 at the Congress Theatre in Chicago.

The photos in this gallery were taken by Jeremy Witteveen. Find more of Jeremy’s work and his contact information at Click here for the first set of Cut Throat Invasion Chicago photos.

Cut Throat: Invasion Chicago

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Cut Throat’s Invasion Chicago: Photo Gallery

March 20, 2012 by  

The first of two galleries from Cut Throat MMA’s Invasion Chicago on Friday, March 16, 2012 at the Congress Theatre in Chicago.

All of these photos were taken by Bill Whitmire. Find more of Bill’s work and his contact information at

Chicago's MMA @ Congress Theatre

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Cut Throat’s Invasion Chicago: Results

March 16, 2012 by  

Mike Reid defeats Andrew Ballenger 2nd round KO
Billie Jessie defeats John Reed – 1st round tap
Jerald Williams defeats Sean Gee – 3rd round decision
Manny Camacho defeats Anthony Guerrero

Aaron Brooks vs. Zach Sesko

Carlson Gracie’s Aaron Brooks def. Zach Sesko, sub-armbar round 3

Breea Gilbert vs.

Breea Gilbert wins via verbal tap in round 1.

Jason Crose vs. Matt Giancarlo
Crose comes out with a leg kick that Giancarlo catches and uses to get Crose to the ground. Giancarlo gets to side control and mixes up his strikes — knees to the body and punches to the head. Crose escapes once, but Giancarlo gets him down again and gets hooks in. He gets the tap from a rear naked choke early in round 1.

Justin Mora vs. TJ Whalen

Duneland Vale Tudo’s Mora def. Emerald Smoke’s TJ Whalen via decision.

Andrew Potapenko vs. Bobby Kpa
Counterstrike MMA’s Potapenko takes on Team No Ego’s Kpa. Potapenko dominates the fight, hurting Kpa early and finishing him in the second round. Potapenko def. Kpa, TKO- ref stoppage due to strikes.

Darrell Edmondson vs. Chris Bergeron
Amazing first round between Emerald Smoke’s Bergeron and “Little Rampage” Edmondson. HUGE strikes being exchanged with both fighters being dropped in the round. The fight was close to being over several times throughout the round. Edmondson got the better of the exchanges of the two, as Bergeron’s face shows at the end of the round.

Edmondson def. Bergeron via decision.

Cut Throat’s Invasion Features Reid, Pang, Giancarlo

March 16, 2012 by  

Cut Throat’s Invasion goes down tonight at the Congress Theatre on the North Side, featuring a card stacked with exciting local fighters.

Carlson Gracie Muay Thai specialist Mike Reid is back in action, looking for yet another knockout in Cut Throat action. He employed a spinning back fist to knockout Andree West at Babes and Brawls 10, won via TKO at Clash at the Kilt 2 over Quinton O’ Brien and scored a 1st round TKO of ATT Indianapolis’ Jerricho Helming with a well-placed knee that connected with Helming’s liver at Babes and Brawl 8.

Carlson Gracie fighters Aaron Brooks and Audrey Pang are also on the card, as well as G2 fighters Matt Giancarlo and Breea Gilbert.

Here is the promo and card for the event.

Mike Reid vs Andrew Ballenger
Aaron Brooks vs Zack Sesko
Manny Camacho vs Anthony Guerrero
Sean Gee vs Jerald Williams
Billie Jessie vs Mike Zahn
Jeremiah Pollock vs Aaron Hammons
Matt Giancarlo vs Jason Crose
JT Whalen Vs Justin Mora
Chris Bergeron vs Darrell Edmonson
Patrick Murphy vs Bobby Kpa
Breea Gilbert & Audrey Pang