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April 30, 1982 |
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
|Reach||68 in (170 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Team||California Mixed Martial Arts|
|Rank||Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Chad George (born April 30, 1982) is an American professional mixed martial artist who has competed for over 10 years in the Bantamweight division. A professional competitor since 2005, Chad has fought in the WEC, Bellator, Tachi Palace, BAMMA and many other MMA Organizations. Chad recorded a professional record of 16-8 before retiring in November 2015. He is still competing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has been featured in Metamoris Challengers and EBI Eddie Bravo Invitational
In 2000 George was a U.S. high school All-American wrestler at Rancho Cordova High School and also has had an accomplished career in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. In 2010, George won his first Brazilian IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) no-gi world championship as a blue belt. In 2012, George captured the purple belt no-gi world title, and then later in 2014 he won the IBJJF no-gi brown belt world championship.
In 2016 Chad received his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Mixed martial arts career
George made his professional MMA debut in April 2005.
In his WEC debut, George defeated John Hosman at WEC 45 on December 19, 2009 via unanimous decision.
George next faced Antonio Banuelos at WEC 51 on September 30, 2010. George lost the fight by decision and was subsequently released from his contract with Zuffa, LLC after the UFC/WEC merger in December 2010.
George would later return to competitive fighting with a submission win over Bobby Sanchez at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 2 on June 11, 2011. In December 2011, George traveled to New Zealand to compete against native champion, Kaiwhare Kara France, at The Cage 2; George won with a first-round KO.
An 85-minute feature film documentary by Bavayou Films was produced following eight months in the life of Chad George. Later, it was released by Filmbuff & Cinetic Media, made available worldwide via Netflix, Video On Demand, iTunes and Amazon video.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|24 matches||16 wins||8 losses|
|Win||16–8||Mark Voregas||Technical Submission (Von Flue Choke)||Bellator 136||April 10, 2015||1||3:37||Irvine, California, United States|
|Win||15–8||Sam Rodriguez||Submission (rear naked choke)||NFA Valley Invasion||August 8, 2014||1||1:57||Woodland Hills, California, United States|
|Loss||14–8||Cody Gibson||Submission (guillotine choke)||TWC 18: Halloween Havoc III||October 25, 2013||1||4:39||Porterville, California, United States|
|Loss||14–7||Joe Soto||Technical Submission (guillotine choke)||Tachi Palace Fights 13||May 10, 2012||2||2:01||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Win||14–6||Shad Smith||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||BAMMA USA: Badbeat 5||March 16, 2012||1||1:56||Commerce, California, United States|
|Win||13–6||Kai Kara France||KO (punches)||The Cage 2: USA vs. New Zealand||December 2, 2011||1||2:32||Whakatane, New Zealand|
|Win||12–6||Bobby Sanchez||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||BAMMA USA: Badbeat 2||June 11, 2011||1||2:32||Commerce, California, United States|
|Loss||11–6||Antonio Banuelos||Decision (unanimous)||WEC 51||September 30, 2010||3||5:00||Broomfield, Colorado, United States|
|Loss||11–5||Scott Jorgensen||Submission (standing guillotine choke)||WEC 47||March 6, 2010||1||0:31||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Win||11–4||John Hosman||Decision (unanimous)||WEC 45||December 19, 2009||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||10–4||Alvin Cacdac||Decision (split)||Call to Arms I||May 16, 2009||3||5:00||Ontario, California, United States|
|Win||9–4||Lonnie Wright||TKO (doctor stoppage)||Fist Series: WinterFist II 2008||November 23, 2008||3||1:26||Irvine, California, United States|
|Win||8–4||Dan Sullivan||Submission (D'arce choke)||Freestyle Cage Fighting||October 4, 2009||1||3:03||Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||7–4||Rick Screeton||Submission (armbar)||Valor Fighting: Fight Night||March 7, 2008||1||1:07||Tustin, California, United States|
|Win||6–4||Rick Screeton||TKO (slam and punches)||Tuff-N-Uff: Thompson vs. Troyer||February 1, 2008||1||0:39||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||5–4||Matt Troyer||Decision (unanimous)||HOOKnSHOOT: Bodog Fight Women's Tournament||November 24, 2007||3||5:00||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Win||5–3||Pete Sabala||Submission (armbar)||OctoberFist 2007: Fight Night on Fright Night||October 31, 2007||1||0:45||Orange County, California, United States|
|Loss||4–3||Matteus Lahdesmaki||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Bodog Fight: Vancouver||August 25, 2007||1||2:59||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Loss||4–2||Todd Guimond||Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)||Total Fighting Alliance 6||April 28, 2007||3||1:31||Santa Monica, California, United States|
|Win||4–1||Todd Guimond||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Total Fighting Alliance 5||February 24, 2007||1||1:43||Santa Monica, California, United States|
|Loss||3–1||Todd Guimond||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Total Fighting Alliance 4||November 3, 2006||1||N/A||Carson, California, United States|
|Win||3–0||Maurice Eazel||Submission (gullotine choke)||Total Fighting Alliance 3||August 19, 2006||2||1:14||Hollywood, California, United States|
|Win||2–0||Daniel Barizia||TKO (doctor stoppage)||Total Fighting Alliance 2||April 7, 2006||N/A||N/A||Carson, California, United States|
|Win||1–0||Daniel Vasquez||Submission (guillotine choke)||Total Combat 8||April 2, 2005||3||N/A||Tijuana, Mexico, Mexico|
- "Scott Jorgensen vs. Chad George Announced for WEC 47". mmafrenzy.com. Retrieved 2010-01-25.
- "BANUELOS VS. GEORGE ADDED TO WEC 51". mmaweekly.com. Archived from the original on 2010-07-30. Retrieved 2010-07-27.