Jason Chambers

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Jason Chambers
Jason Chambers MMA.jpg
Born (1980-03-23) March 23, 1980 (age 37)
Chicago, Illinois, United States[1]
Other names Hollywood, The Human Weapon
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 170.0 lb (77.1 kg)
Division 170
Style Wrestling, Boxing, Muay Thai, Judo, MCMAP, Karate, Taekwondo, Sambo, Jeet Kune Do, Krav Maga, Savate, 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu, Wing Chun, Sanda
Team 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu
Rank Brown belt in 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu
Mixed martial arts record
Total 25
Wins 18
By knockout 5
By submission 10
By decision 3
Losses 5
By submission 4
By decision 1
Draws 2
Other information
Website http://www.Jason-Chambers.com/
Boxing record from BoxRec
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Jason Chambers (born March 23, 1980, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor, mixed martial artist and sports commentator. Chambers is best known for his role as the host of the popular weekly television program Human Weapon on The History Channel. He has appeared in multiple television programs including CSI, Days of Our Lives, As the World Turns and The Middleman. Chambers was featured on Extra as one of "America's Most Eligible" bachelors.[2] Chambers is actively involved with City of Hope National Medical Center, a Cancer Research institute which he was recently appointed to the Board of Directors.[3]

Early life[edit]

Jason Chambers, of Greek, French and Irish descent, was born on March 23, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dale Chambers, a homemaker, and George West, who worked for Roadway Services. Chambers resided in Tinley Park, Illinois until the age of 12, then moved to Chicago where he resided until he was 16. At 21, Chambers moved to New York City to study acting.[4] In 2006 he moved to Los Angeles, California. Chambers resides in Miami, Florida.

Career[edit]

Commentary[edit]

Chambers provided color commentary alongside Jon Anik for Bellator Fighting Championships English broadcast in their inaugural season on ESPN.[5] He then was signed by Asia's Largest MMA Promotion, ONE Championship.[6] as their lead color commentator. Jason was called "The Best Color Commentator, Not in the UFC" by Cage Potato [7]

Chambers currently works with the Ultimate Fighting Championship handling play by play duties alongside Dominick Cruz for FightPass.[8]

Acting[edit]

Chambers began studying acting in 2000 at Act One Studios in Chicago and later improv at The Second City Training Center.

In 2003, he moved to New York to continue his studies. There he appeared in television series Guiding Light, All My Children, Can You Tell? and As the World Turns.[1][9] In 2006 he moved to Los Angeles where he has been cast as Spencer on Days of Our Lives and the street racing badboy Mercury on CSI: NY.[1] In 2008 he was cast in the recurring role of Anvil in The Middleman on ABC Family, but he appeared in only one episode before the show was canceled after its first season.[10]

Hosting[edit]

Chambers was the host of the hit series Human Weapon on The History Channel with co-host Bill Duff from July 20, 2007, to August 28, 2008. Chambers has also been a host for NBC's YourLaTv, a show featuring things to do and see in and around Los Angeles. He is a regular co-host/contributor for the "MMA Chokehold" segment of Attack of the Show! where he, Blair Butler and Kevin Pereira discuss upcoming MMA events.[11]

Other media[edit]

In 2010 he began writing for FIGHT! Magazine.[citation needed] He was also featured as a contestant on the television show "Fear Factor" in 2004.[12]

Personal life[edit]

In 2011, Chambers and a partner created Apex Sports Agency, a sports agency designed for the extreme sport athletes.[13]

Martial arts[edit]

Chambers is a Jeet Kune Do concepts instructor and has a brown belt in 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu under Eddie Bravo. During his time in Israel he learned Krav Maga.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 18-5-2 Dan New Submission (rear naked choke) TFC: Power Fights September 20, 2008 1 2:11 Hammond, Indiana, United States
Win 17-5-2 Rene Gonzalez Decision (split) Mainstream MMA: Cold War January 26, 2008 N/A Iowa, United States
Loss 16-5-2 Tristan Yunker Submission (armbar) TFC 7: Total Fight Challenge 7 February 10, 2007 1 1:29 Hammond, Indiana
Loss 16-4-2 Jimmy Smith Submission (heel hook) PF 1: The Beginning May 12, 2006 1 1:55 Hollywood, California, United States
Loss 16-3-2 Michihiro Omigawa Decision (split) Icon Sport: Lawler vs. Niko 2 February 25, 2006 3 5:00 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Draw 16-2-2 Kosuke Umeda Draw Deep: 22 Impact December 2, 2005 2 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 16-2-1 Billy Stamp Submission (twister) TFC 4: Total Fight Challenge 4 September 17, 2005 1 2:18 Hammond, Indiana
Loss 15-2-1 Thiago Alves Submission (verbal) IHC 8: Ethereal November 20, 2004 1 4:57 Hammond, Indiana
Win 15-1-1 Emmett Olvera Submission (armbar) RM 6: Lord of the Ring October 24, 2004 1 0:37 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 14-1-1 Adrian Serrano Submission (guillotine choke) TMAC 2: Total Martial Arts Challenge 2 August 28, 2004 1 0:27 Hammond, Indiana
Win 13-1-1 Mark Long TKO (punches) TFC 1: Total Fight Challenge 1 April 24, 2004 1 0:52 Hammond, Indiana
Win 12-1-1 Josh Kruger Submission (armbar) TMAC: Total Martial Arts Challenge June 7, 2003 1 1:11 Cicero, Illinois, United States
Win 11-1-1 Erick Snyder Submission (guillotine choke) MFC: Maximum Fighting Challenge September 7, 2002 1 1:53 Hammond, Indiana
Win 10-1-1 Justin Hynes Submission (guillotine choke) TCC: Total Combat Challenge April 13, 2002 N/A Hammond, Indiana
Win 9-1-1 Jack Jones Submission (strikes) TC: Total Combat 2 September 16, 2000 1 Chicago, Illinois, United States
Win 8-1-1 Corey Talbert Submission (armbar) TCC: Total Combat Challenge February 24, 2000 1 1:44 Chicago, Illinois
Loss 7-1-1 Dan Spychalski Submission (ankle lock) MAC: Midwest Absolute Challenge December 4, 1999 1 7:20 McHenry, Illinois, United States
Win 7-0-1 Efrain Saladar TKO IE: Independent Event November 20, 1999 2 2:12
Win 6-0-1 Mike Court Decision XC: Xtreme Challenge May 22, 1999 N/A
Draw 5-0-1 Bill Peach Draw CC 6: Chicago Challenge 6 May 22, 1999 N/A 0:00 Chicago, Illinois
Win 5-0 Ken Davis TKO (strikes) JKD: Challenge 4 April 24, 1999 N/A
Win 4-0 Alex Evan Submission (rear naked choke) RBP: Fight Night January 15, 1999 1 Chicago, Illinois
Win 3-0 Tony Velasquez TKO RBP: Fight Night June 26, 1998 1 Chicago, Illinois
Win 2-0 Nicolas Smith Decision (unanimous) RBP: Fight Night April 24, 1998 N/A Chicago, Illinois
Win 1-0 Jose Gomez TKO (injury) RBP: Fight Night April 3, 1998 1 Chicago, Illinois

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jason Chambers profile on Bellator.com". Bellator.com. Retrieved 2009-04-14. [dead link]
  2. ^ "The Red-Hot Knockout Ready to Take a Swing at Love | ExtraTV.com". Extratv.warnerbros.com. 2007-10-11. Retrieved 2015-08-19. 
  3. ^ "Jason Chambers - IMDb". M.imdb.com. Retrieved 2015-08-19. 
  4. ^ "Jason Chambers Bio". IMDB.com. Retrieved 2015-07-28. 
  5. ^ "Bellator plans English broadcast, ESPN.com's Jon Anik heads team". mmajunkie.com. 2009-04-02. Retrieved 2015-07-28. 
  6. ^ "ONE FC™ Signs Jason Chambers as Official Commentator". ONE. Retrieved 2015-02-26. 
  7. ^ "Best and Worse Outside the UFC". cagepotato.com. 2014-10-11. Retrieved 2015-07-28. 
  8. ^ "UFC to Stream Shooto". UFC.com. 2015-05-13. Retrieved 2015-07-28. 
  9. ^ "Jason Chambers (II)". Imdb.com. Retrieved 2009-04-14. 
  10. ^ "The Middleman (2008)". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2015-08-19. 
  11. ^ [1] Archived February 19, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ ""Fear Factor" Heli Flag Snag/Fondue Party/Eel Hang/Two Wheel Truck Ramp (TV Episode 2004)". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  13. ^ [2] Archived January 13, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.

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