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.
Mixed Martial Arts is a fascinating sport that allows two athletes to enter into an agreement to compete for supremacy. As MMA continues to become the world’s fastest growing sport, a controversial topic among fans, writers, and athletes has been scoring. Social media explodes every time there is a controversial decision and even executives of organization have ridiculed judges for their shocking decisions.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s President Dana White has openly disagreed with several outcomes of fights, including welterweight title fight between Hendricks and St.Pierre.
This Sunday more Americans will consume chicken wings than on any other day of the year.
According to the National Chicken Council’s 2014 Wing Report, 1.25 billion wings will be devoured during Super Bowl XLVIII, as fans watch the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos battle for the Lombardi Trophy, matching the record level of 2012. That is about 20 million more wings than were consumed last year during Super Bowl XLVII.
Photos from World Series of Fighting 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock open workout at Jaco Hybrid Training Center
The World Series of Fighting on Thursday afternoon hosted an open media workout at the Jaco Hybrid Training center in Boca Raton, Fla., leading into "World Series of Fighting 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock." Fans and media watched as headliners Justin Gaethje (10-0) and Rich Patishnock (6-1) - as well as main-card competitors Anthony Johnson (15-4), Mike Kyle (20-10-1), Jessica Aguilar (16-4) and Alida Gray (4-0) - worked out and fielded questions in preparation of their fight Saturday night.
You the fans of U.S. Combat Sports were given the opportunity to cast your vote for the Fight of the Year 2013 and the winner was unanimous coming in at almost 38 percent between the seven choices provided.
The result in the outcome of the UFC light heavyweight stint between champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson in September may have rubbed a few fans the wrong way, however, the fight was named USCS’s 2013 Fight of the Year.
Stroudsburg’s Rich Patishnock to fight for inaugural World Series of Fighting Lightweight Title, Jan. 18
2013 was an amazing year for Pennyslvania based professional mixed martial artist, Rich Patishnock.
Patishnock (6-1 as a pro), who trains at Chamber MMA in East Stroudsburg went 2-0 inside the cage defeating two members of the famed Gracie family, Igor and Gregor, but it was what happened on the last day of the year that made those wins more meaningful.
Patishnock’s head coach at Chamber MMA, Don Cioffi, received a call from the World Series of Fighting (WSOF), the organization for which Patishnock fights under contract.
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.
They say a picture can tell 1,000 words. Such is the case for the photos that Championship Graphics owner and designer, Joshua Hernandez has done for the sports world.
Championship Graphics, designers of sports graphics, websites and apparel has created some of the most phenomenal promotional pieces that you will see, and you may even recognize some of them too.
“I'm currently involved in mostly MMA and Pro Wresting but I do a little bit of everything. I recently designed a few shirts and posters for The Smashing Pumpkins,” Hernandez said.
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"
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