TOTAL FIGHT CHALLENGE:
The TFC is the premier Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event in the Chicagoland & NW Indiana area. The TFC has brought fighters in from around the U.S. & Canada to mix it up in the ring/cage. Fighters from the Carlson Gracie Sr. Team, Team Miletich, Torres Martial Arts, Hackneys Martial Arts,Goytia's Martial Arts, Straight Blast Gym, Gilbert Grappling, Curran Martial Arts and many more other schools to compete in the Total Fight Challenge.
This professional Mixed Martial Arts event is founded and promoted by Joe Goytia. Joe has been in and around combat sports and freestyle fighting events since its inception. Joe had started promoting MMA events in 1998 with the JKD Challenge which hosted future UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Hughes first fight in mixed martial arts. After years of making the best fights happen in Chicago, Joe created the Total Fight Challenge in 2004 and set its home in Hammond, Indiana. Now after six years promoting events in Indiana Joe Goytia brings the Total Fight Challenge into Chicago.
OTHER POPULAR FIGHTERS WHO HAVE FOUGHT FOR MR. GOYTIA'S PROMOTIONS IN THE PAST:
Gideon Ray, Jim Theobold, Adrian Serrano, Joey Gilbert and Keith Wisniewski to name a few.
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A HOT BED OF TALENT THE TOTAL FIGHT CHALLENGE HAS FEATURED SUCH TOP NAMES AS...
Matt Hughes (former UFC Champion)
Jason Chambers (Co-host of Ultimate Weapon on the History Channel-MMA pro)
Stephan Bonnar (Ultimate Fighter Alum - UFC pro)
Miguel Torres (TFC Champion - current WEC Champion)
Eddie Wineland (Former WEC champion)
Bart Palaszewki (IFL pro)
Clay Guida (UFC pro)
Dan "The Handler" Hornbuckle (TFC Champion - BoDog pro)
John Kolosci (Ultimate Fighter Alum - UFC pro)
Tristan Yunker (HDNet Fights pro)