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  • Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Rules Clarified

    Details on the rules and format of the Strikeforce World Heavyweight Grand Prix were clarified today by Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker in a media telephone conference call. All bouts are to be three 5-minute rounds, except the tournament final, which will be the championship format of five 5-minute rounds.
  • Johnny Bedford responds to Chad Robichaux, calls out "Robo"

    Most people do everything possible to avoid a fight. Johnny Bedford is running directly toward a fight that he says he has been chasing for years. The co-owner of Fitness Fight Factory in Colleyville contacted uscombatsports.com specifically to call out Houston's Chad "Robo" Robichaux and also to refuteseveral recent statements from the 35-year old owner of Gracie Barra Woodlands. Last week, Robichaux publicly derided fellow Texas bantamweight Will Campuzano for getting a match in UFC's Fight for the Troops 2 in Killeen, Texas on Jan. 22. As an ex-Special Forces Marine, Robichaux feels that he is more deserving of an opportunity to fight in front of the exclusiv...
  • King of Kombat champ Edwin Figueroa to defend against undefeated Jason Sampson

    Two undefeated Texas bantamweights will clash in an as-of-yet unannounced King of Kombat event in Austin when Saekson Janjira product Edwin Figueroa defends his bantamweight title against Jason Sampson of Dallas. Both fighters verbally agreed to the match and bout agreements are expected to be finalized shortly. The heavy-hitting Figueroa became the KOK champ last August after crushing top Texas bantamweight Johnny Bedford with punches that rendered Bedford unconscious. Figueroa has yet to go the distance in seven fights and has never even seen a third found. An Alan Mohler brown belt, Sampson trains with Bedford and his camp and is undefeated in six fights. HIs last, a split decision ove...
  • Anthony Pettis Set to Get Entire Day Named After Him in Milwaukee on January 13

    If anyone needed more proof that Anthony Pettis was beloved within Milwaukee look no further. Tomorrow, January 13, “Showtime” will receive official proclamation from the City of Milwaukee announcing “Anthony Pettis Day” in Milwaukee.
  • Christina Domke to Face Holly Holm in MMA Bout on March 4 in New Mexico

    Another one of the world's best boxers is ready to give mixed martial arts a try. According to sources close to the bout, USCombatSports.com has learned that highly decorated professional boxer Holly Holm will make her mixed martial arts debut against Wisconsin’s ground specialist Christina Domke in Albuquerque's Route 66 Casino Hotel on March 4 in a promotion yet to be named.
  • Strikeforce Gets Heavy - World Grand Prix Kickoff Feb. 12

    STRIKEFORCE and M-1 Global join forces again to co-promote an historic kick-off of the STRIKEFORCE World Grand Prix - Heavyweight Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 12th, live on Showtime (10p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ. Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko (31-2, 1 NC), of Stary Oskol, Russia, returns against Brazil’s Antonio “Big Foot” Silva (15-2) of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil will headline the event, while the co-feature will match former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (15-8), of Chicago by way of Minsk, Belarus, against Sergei Kharitonov (16-4) of Moscow, Russia will serve as the co-feature.
  • Lesnar, Dos Santos Announced As TUF 13 Coaches

    Just announced today, the coaches for season 13 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) will be Brock Lesnar and Junior Dos Santos. The season will start filming this month and will air, March 30th on Spike TV and will feature a cast of welterweights.
  • Technique of the Week: Inner thigh throw

    USCS and Master Kim of NOVA MMA team up for another technique session on Yudo. In this episode, Master Kim shows the inner thigh throw from an over and under tie up.
  • Anthony Pettis and Clay Guida Matchup Rumored for UFC 130 or UFC 131

    While nothing is yet official, the picture is becoming a little clearer. After losing out on an immediate shot at the UFC lightweight title due to a highly debated draw at UFC 125, Heavy.com has reported that Anthony Pettis and Clay Guida are close to a matchup later this year.
  • US Combat Sports Best of 2010 Awards Nominations Voting Begins Today

    Every year US Combat Sports hands out awards to the best of the best in local combative sports action. And in order to determine who is deserved of the “USCS Best of 2010 Awards”, we need your help choosing five nominees.

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