Victory 2019 Will Display Chicago Prospects

Victory 2019 will display Chicago’s MMA prospects on May 5th at Joe’s Live in Rosemont, IL promoted by Fight Card Entertainment, headlining the first round of the Light Weight Grand Prix.

Lightweights Brandon Thomas and Rob Beebe are scheduled to fight in part of the Rise of the Gladiator Tournament. Meanwhile, heavyweights Tom Davis and Kiran Malempati square off in the octagon.

Many fighters will appear under the banner of Victory Martial Arts Forest Park. Victory’s own Anna Somers makes her return to Fight Card Entertainment, facing New Mexico’s Shania Arredondo for the vacant atomweight title. This will mark the first women’s champion in Fight Card Entertainment.

Victory’s Amanda Joy and Adam Fudala will make their MMA debuts, while Max Erban takes on Leo Solis from Warrior Evolution MMA, who will also make his debut.

Solis has been training for years but the plague of injuries prevented him from walking into the octagon. Meanwhile, Erban holds a 1-3 amateur MMA record. He won his last by split decision victory over Victor Rodriguez.

Official weigh-ins will take place at Hilton Rosemont on Saturday at 11 a.m.