Chad George

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Chad George
Born (1982-04-30) April 30, 1982 (age 34)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Other names Savage
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
Division Bantamweight
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
Years active 2005-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 24
Wins 16
By knockout 4
By submission 9
By decision 3
Losses 8
By submission 6
By decision 2
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[edit]

Early career[edit]

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.

In his second fight for the promotion, George faced Scott Jorgensen at WEC 47, on March 6, 2010.[1] George lost via a standing guillotine choke submission in the first round.

George next faced Antonio Banuelos at WEC 51 on September 30, 2010.[2] 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.

Bellator MMA[edit]

George made his debut for Bellator MMA on April 10, 2015 at Bellator 136. George faced Mark Vorgeas and won the fight via technical submission in the first round.

Occupation: Fighter[edit]

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[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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


  1. ^ "Scott Jorgensen vs. Chad George Announced for WEC 47". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  2. ^ "BANUELOS VS. GEORGE ADDED TO WEC 51". Archived from the original on 2010-07-30. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 

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