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Total Fight Challenge 17th Anniversary Event


The TFC goes way back to the beginning of the MMA scene in Chicago. Total Fight Challenge 1 took place in 2004, but long before that it was called the JKD Challenge.

Fighters like Matt Hughes, Mike Russow, Keith Wisniewski, Joey Gilbert and others cut their teeth in “No Holds Barred” MMA at the JKD Challenge. In fact, Matt Hughes first pro fight was at the JKD challenge.

So to celebrate our 17 years of producing MMA shows, TFC is bringing back the JKD Challenge for one night only for an all ages show on July 23 at the Willowbrook Ballroom in Willow Springs.

Total Fight Challenge, 7/23/11Here is the card for the event:
Jim Casillas vs Belal Muhammed – Interim Title Fight
Martin Jimenez vs Julian Collins – Title Fight
Jason Ignacek vs Luis Robles – Interim Title Fight
Carlos Lemos vs Zac Metcalf
Mike Kosur vs Rob Johnson
Randal Ackers vs Erik Avelar
Doud Keast vs Russ Tabaka
Gabriel Mota vs Ivory Blackwell
Ricky Hernandez vs Gary Farrow
Phil Stabolito vs Kyle Chapi
Tim Young vs A Warren
Greg Tigner vs John Rivera
Sam Rhoads vs Brandon Priest
Steve Matthews vs Dinisio Gilbert
Nick Dominguiz vs Drew Heinel
Justin Proof vs Dan Hoobs

Call 708.839.1000 to get your tickets.

About Matt Lo Cascio

Matt Lo Cascio is the co-founder and editor of Chicago's MMA. He is the former play-by-play announcer for the XFO and other organizations, and he has been published by ESPN.com, DraftKings, The Comeback, FanSided, and more.

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