Former world champion boxer Antonio Cermeno was kidnapped and killed in his native Venezuela, police said Tuesday.
Cermeno, a World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight (max weight 122 pounds) and featherweight (max weight 126 pounds) champion in the 1990s, was found shot to death Tuesday on a road in the central state of Miranda, local police chief Eliseo Guzman said.
This Saturday, Dec. 28, could possibly mark the greatest selling pay-per-view in mixed martial arts history as fans are treated to not one but two spectacular rematches, both scheduled for five rounds as two champions will look to defend their titles.
Newly crowned middleweight champion Chris Weidman will defend against the legend he dethroned earlier this summer in Anderson 'the Spider' Silva while in the women's bantamweight division, Ronda Rousey looks to take home not only her prized title but also the arm of arch nemesis, Miesha 'Cupcake' Tate.
20 pro fighters were asked who they are predicting to win. Several current and former world champions weighed in on the two title fights and their responses may shock you.
The largest online mixed martial arts superstore, TITLE MMA, didn’t just pop out of nowhere. In fact, TITLE MMA evolved from boxing to both a boxing and MMA megastore.
TITLE Boxing started primarily as a boxing equipment company. That being said, mixed martial arts (MMA) and kickboxing have used boxing and boxing equipment as a part of their training regimes, and it was a natural progression for TITLE Boxing to expand its offering to more specialized equipment for other combat sports.
How would you like to get paid to train? Or get paid to fight, even at the amateur level?
Brawler Boards, the only company that creates skateboards and snowboards for fight fans, is looking for up and coming combat sport athletes to grow its amateur fight team. They have already sponsored Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Emanuel Newton and UFC veteran Josh Neer, but are now focusing on amateur fighters.
“Our mission is to help people achieve their dreams,” explained Kahan Claxton, founder of Brawler Boards.
Calling all ladies, calling all ladies.
U.S. Combat Sports is searching for the first ever Miss U.S. Combat Sports.
If you believe you have what it takes to be voted in as Miss U.S. Combat Sports all you need to do is send us a photo of you holding a sign that says "uscombatsports.com"
In the 17 seasons prior to the September 4 launch of the Ultimate Fighter 18 men and women have never lived and or trained together as one. Next month television ratings will reveal whether the UFC’s decision to go co-ed has paid off.
Coached by two of the most notable women in women’s MMA, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger, Meisha Tate, 16 female and 16 males will look to become the next Ultimate Fighter.
Beat the Streets Rumble on the Rails stops at Grand Central Terminal in New York City Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Iran and Russia traveled across seas to compete with the United States freestyle wrestling team at the Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal. The competition will be held adjacent to the annual Beat the Streets Awards Gala, following wrestling at the Bryant Park Grill. Obe Blanc earned the honors of being invited to wrestle at the event for the United States.
Friday night, March 29, 2013, in Milwaukee at Potawatomi Casino, Waukesha-MMA’s heavyweight JR Briones will step into the cage to battle with Corey Anderson of Kennel Fight Club of Lincoln, Illinois. Each fighter enters the cage making their professional debut. The North American Fighting Championships “BattleGround” is going to be displaying the top professional and amateur athletes in the Midwest.
Corey Anderson enters the fight with very little experience in fighting. The Rockton, IL.; native attended University of Whitewater where he competed at heavyweight for the Warhawks. His senior season in 2012, Anderson climbed his way to be a finalist in the division three national championships.
The New Year is set to go off with a bang for Wisconsin mixed martial arts when Madtown Throwdown 29 heads back to Madison's Alliant Energy Center on January 5th.
Encompassing one of the most eclectic collection of combatants in recent memory, promoter Pat O'Malley's latest concoction features recognizable veterans such as Eric "Red" Schafer and Nick Thompson as well as up-and-coming prospects like Tyler Hellenbrand and Mike Rhodes.
With a high volume of intrigue surrounding nearly every fight on the card, US Combat Sports and WI MMA Today reporter Paul Fladten counts down the six biggest storylines to keep your eye on during Madtown Throwdown 29.
Two of the Midwest's top up-and-coming welterweight prospects will scrap next month as part of the stacked Madtown Throwdown 29 card when Mike "Biggie" Rhodes and Quartus "Cool Breeze" Stitt square off.
Rhodes, Wisconsin's number two-ranked welterweight, has looked unstoppable since making his professional debut in May of 2012. Over that time he has went undefeated with victories over Torrey Berendes, Matt Gautheir, and Zak Ottow.
Possessing the talent and star power that can be found in a number of the up-and-comers out of Roufusport, Rhodes has found it increasingly difficult to locate potential opponents throughout the early part of his career. But Stitt took the fight without hesitation.
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