May 7th 2017
Name – Nico Jefferson
Nickname – Boom Boom
Weight – 155-170 Pounds
Record – 14 Wins 5 Losses
Team – Genesis Martial Arts and Fitness
SFCL and The Fighting Monkeys MMA Madness present The National Amateur Spotlight.
Standing 5’8 and competing at 155 and 170lbs, this is Nico BOOM BOOM Jefferson. Nico comes to us from Kankakee, Illinois and represents Genesis Martial Arts and Fitness. With a 14-5 MMA record, Nico holds four titles between lightweight and welterweight. Nico is also ranked #6 at lightweight and #4 at welterweight for amateurs in Illinois by tapology.com.
Nico is a skilled striker, with a 4-1 Muay Thai record and a 9-1 Kickboxing record, which includes second place in the WAKO Kickboxing tournament in Las Vegas. Nico got into martial arts as a workout. “It all happened by accident. I wanted to do the workouts and learn a little technique because I’ve always loved the sport. I kept returning and fell in love with it”.
Catch Nico back in action May 13th, for the MORE MMA Classic, in Kankakee, Illinois. Nico will be facing off with Oscar Ayala, as he attempts to capture a fifth title.
Follow his career on Instagram @Boom_Boomtg
Contributing Writer – Conrad “The Influence” Loucks