2010 Pound for Pound Fight Trainer of the Year, & Distinguished Fighter Gallantry Award
2009 Fight Promoter of the Year by the Joe Lewis Fight System.
In an awards ceremony in Florida in October the Joe Lewis Fighting System named Eric Chester of the Clarksville Fight club as 2009 Fight Promoter of the Year.
Joe Lewis built a reputation as the Greatest Living Karate Fighter of All Time after studing under Bruce Lee. After a sucessful tournament fighting career Joe Lewis begain the Joe Lewis Fighting System(JLFS) of schools.
Eric Chester is a Fourth Degree Black Belt in the JLFS and founder of both the Clarksville Fight Club and Heavy Hitters Fight Series, the later of which he started as a way to allow top amature MMA/Muay Thai fighters from around the country to compete woth each other.