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  • Technique of the Week: Rear Naked Choke

    USCS and Pilsung Martial Arts team up for another edition of Technique of the Week. Marc Grenier shows a rear naked choke. Video below and step by step photos follow.
  • Shannon Briggs Loses Ring Battle with Vitali Klitschko, Hopes to Win Court Battle

    Shannon Briggs, former heavyweight champion of the world and recent recipient of a brutal beating in a title attempt against Vitali Klitschko, has filed a lawsuit against his former promoter and alleged business partners. Briggs claims he was only paid $25,000 from the agreed upon $750,000 purse he was to be paid for the Klitschko mauling on October 16, 2010. Briggs spent twelve days in a German hospital recovering from the beating absorbed.
  • Nick Diaz Angrily Becoming One of World's Best Welterweights

    A litany of adjectives have been used to describe Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz during his nine-plus year mixed martial arts career.
  • XKO 9 Live Play by Play

    Tune in tonight at 8pm as we bring you live updates on XKO 9 at the XKO Arena in Arlington, Texas. Hit F5 to refresh the page. Our apologies. We were unable to get internet access at the venue. Please see our XKO 9 Results.
  • W.B.F. Names Alan Santana Regional Representative to California, New Mexico, Nevada, and Arizona

    Alan Santana, the newly appointed World Boxing Federation Regional Representative for the Western United States, sat down with US Combat Sports to discuss his new position, his qualifications, and his ultimate goals, which includes finding a way to reestablish the fan base that has switched its attention to mixed martial arts. Having fought, trained, and managed top-notch fighters in the past, Santana is well qualified as an expert in boxing, Santana has also aided in boxing promotions and worked ringside as a punch-by-punch analyst and on-air commentator. A stickler for seeing each task taken to a successful completion, Alan is enthusiastically and energetically approaching this new ventur...
  • Lorenzo Fertitta on Managing and Expanding the UFC

    Two weeks ago at Madison Square Garden, the UFC held a press conference to discuss Zuffa Entertainment's strategies for expanding into New York City and State pending the sanctioning of MMA. Below is an interview with Zuffa co-owner and casino mogul Lorenzo Fertitta on the UFC's international expansion and running the world's largest MMA organization, courtesy of The Fight Nerd.
  • Dan Downes Ready for UFC and Chance to Entertain

    “Yes I Khan.” These are the words that propelled Roufusport fighter “Danny Boy” Downes to a career-defining unanimous decision victory over Tie Quan Zhang at WEC 53.
  • Senate MMA Bill May Change the Face of New York Combat Sports

    New bills were introduced into the New York State Assembly and State Senate yesterday to sanction professional mixed martial arts bouts in the borders of the Empire State. The reintroduction of these bills after previous legislation failed last year has been long expected by politicians and members of the MMA industry. However, a slight quirk in the language of the State Senate bill could change not only MMA's status in New York, but all combat sports competition. Both these bills, designated A03626 for the Assembly and S1707 for the Senate, have just been introduced to their first committees in a long process and will likely be greatly revised before they come to fruition, should they...
  • Video: Chad Robichaux discusses Johnny Bedford call-out, upcoming fight

    Grappler's Lair, Belton, Texas -- Dominic Velando caught up with Chad "Robo" Robichaux at the Texas Hold MMA seminar. The Strikeforce-veteran responded to Johnny Bedford's public call-out and discusses his next fight against a "top ten" opponent.
  • James Irvin Returns at Gladiator Challenge on January 29

    James “The Sandman” Irvin (15-8, 1 NC), one of the more explosive light heavyweights in MMA steps into the cage against Mike Crisman (8-19) in Elko, Nevada at Gladiator Challenge: Young Guns 4. After 23 professional fights,

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