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  • Tim Means Discusses UFC Debut Victory Over Bernardo Magalhaes

    After a dominant UFC debut on Wednesday night'sUFC on Fuel TV - Sanchez vs. Ellenberger undercard,Tim Means joins USCombatsports.com andThe Low Blow MMA/Boxing Podcast's Justin Goodrum and Jorge Hernandez in an exclusive interview to discuss his dominant victory over Bernardo Magalhaes.
  • Fidel Maldonado Jr Steps Up to Face Mario Hermosillo Padilla in Mexico

    The "Atrisco Kid" is ready to step up in competition. New Mexico’s top boxing prospect, current WBC Youth Lightweight champion and Golden Boy Promotionsproduct,Fidel Maldonado Jr. (12-0, 10KOs), will be making his first appearance in the ring since claiming the belt. He is set to face Mario Hermosillo Padilla (9-4-3) on Saturday, February 18, at the Grand Oasis Resort in Cancun, Mexico. The championship, however, will not be on the line as the bout will take place at a catchweight of 139lbs. and not at the lightweight limit of 135lb.
  • Amber Brown vs. Brandi Montoya - Part 2 - Brown's Pro Debut

    Amber Brown (FIT NHB) will be making her professional boxing debut against Brandi “Babi Doll” Montoya (1-2) at Warehouse Rumble – Friday Night Fights, at YDI Wool Warehouse, 516 1st St NW in Albuquerque, NM, on February 24, 2012, starting at 7pm. This co-main event is actually a rematch for the two girls, from a little over a year ago, when both girls were still amateurs.
  • MMA's Biggest Fan Clay Guida Stays Busy Coaching Wrestling and Training While Waiting for Next UFC Opponent

    When the name Clay Guida is mentioned the two things that immediately come to mind are his seemingly endless amounts of energy and his personal connection with the fans. It isn’t uncommon to spot “The Carpenter” amidst the crowd at any given mixed martial arts event across the country, barring he isn’t competing, snapping pictures and cheering for his fighting brethren as though he’s their biggest fan. “It’s all about the fans man,” Guida told US Combat Sports reporter Carl Lange. “They are the ones that fill the stadium and every guy wants the crowd behind him.”
  • WBA Champ Austin Trout Issues Challenge to Saul Alvarez for Cinco de Mayo

    WBA Super Welterweight “Regular” Champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout (24-0, 14KOs) issues a challenge to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (39-0, 29KOs) and joins us to discuss his thoughts on today’s announcement of the upcoming May 5th bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KOs) and Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30KOs). After it was announced Wednesday that Mayweather would move up in weight to take on Cotto and not face Manny Pacquiao, the 154 pound division in boxing became a little slimmer. Cotto will now chase the sport’s cash kings and will probably not fight an up and coming contender for the rest of his career. This in turn has a large effect on Trout, who holds the “regular” rights to the WBA Super ...
  • Carlos Condit Talks UFC 143 Fight Against Nick Diaz, Geopolitical Overtones, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Carlos Condit is a doting father, loyal son, and socially conscientious person who happens to also be known as “The Natural Born Killer” and owns a 27-5 cage fighting record. Finding MMA at an early age, Condit has already reached some of the sport’s highest achievements despite only being 27 years old.The Albuquerque fighter has competed several times in Japan and even held the WEC Welterweight belt . US Combat Sports reporter Dave Friedlander sat down with the “The Natural Born Killer” a week before the biggest fight of his career at UFC 143 where he is set to meet Nick Diaz for the UFC Interim Welterweight title.
  • Bill Albrecht Ready To Defend Title Against Dom O'Grady At King Of The Cage: Total Destruction

    In his last fight for King of the Cage fighter Bill Albrecht defeated David Gomez to secure the welterweight title. This weekend at King of the Cage: Total Destruction, Albrecht will defend his title against a tough Dom O’Grady. Listen to the following interview from aspiring MMA announcer Mike Radich as he talks with Albrecht about his win over Gomez, his title defense this weekend, and his relationship with Bellator.
  • Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson on Modeling, Motherhood and MMA (VIDEO)

    Only 10-months removed from giving birth to her first child,Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson (8-3), will be headlining in her return to the cage this Saturday at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico against Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist Diana “Dynamite” Rael (3-1) as the main event on the Jackson’s MMA Series VII card. Waterson, a former Strikeforce participant, Fight Girls and MTV’s Bully Beat Down star sits down with USCombatsports.com and The Low Blow MMA Boxing Podcast’s Jorge Hernandez to discuss the challenges and joys of being a parent and a fighter.
  • Jodie Esquibel Gets Back in the Cage Against Amy Riehle at Jackson's MMA Series 7

    Jodie Esquibel will be representing Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA at the upcoming Jackson’s MMA Series 7, scheduled for this Saturday, January 21, at Hard Rock Hotel Casino Albuquerque. For her second MMA fight ever, she will be facing Arevalo Academy’s Amy Riehle (0-1), a fight in which she gives up both weight and height, but that doesn’t faze this gritty girl. Esquibel (1-0 MMA, and 6-6-1 as a boxer) has trained to fight since she was 14-years-old, when she joined Mike Winkeljohn’s AKKA, along with teammates Holly Holm, Heather Jo Clark and Nohime Dennisson, primarily to stay in shape. Esquibel had no aspirations to fight at that time; however, 9 months after joining, Winkeljohn convinced her...
  • Michelle Waterson Confident for Jackson's MMA Series VII Main Event Against Diana Rael

    Michelle “Karate Hottie” Waterson is slated as the main event for the upcoming Jackson’s MMA Series VII, scheduled to take place at Hard Rock Hotel Casino, Albuquerque, NM, on January 21, 2012. She will be facing the very tough Diana “Dynamite” Rael who recently handed the previously unbeaten Angelica Chavez her first loss at MMA Fight Pit – Genesis in August. Waterson (8-3, Jackson/Winkeljohn MMA) was practically raised to be a martial artist; she started learning karate at age 10, with local church instructor Charles Wood, until she earned her black belt in American Free Style Karate.

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