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  • USCS Ultimate MMA & BJJ Raffle Underway

    US Combat Sports just received a ton of premium gear and we want you to have it. Running until Thanksgiving, the USCS “Ultimate MMA BJJ Raffle” is set to give away over $4,000 in prizes from Combat Corner Fight Shop, Concede MMA, Ring to Cage, and BJJ Life.
  • WEC 52: Erik Koch Ready for Francisco Rivera, Still Wants to Fight Josh Grispi

    Up until last week, Erik Koch had been preparing for the fight of his life against Josh Grispi. And despite Grispi’s promotion to a title shot against Jose Aldo, and Koch being matched against WEC newcomer Francisco Rivera, the Roufusport fighter is still ready to put on a show at WEC 52. The matchup between Koch and Grispi was initially scheduled for the co-main event of “WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki”. However, an injury to Aldo’s originally scheduled opponent Mark Hominick forced officials to find a new challenger for UFC 125. Understandably, Koch was disappointed by the news. “Oh man it sucked getting that news,” Koch told “That was the fight I wanted and had ...
  • Top Ten Must See Movies for Combat Sports Fans

    For the hard core combat sports fan, sitting through wave after wave of terrible movies about the games they love is a necessary part of being immersed in the culture. Though most combat sports movies aren't treated well by critics, and with good reason, there is the occasional Coupe Deville hiding in the bottom of a cracker jack box. Below are the top ten must see combat sports movies for fight fans:
  • TUF Season 12 Episode 8 Recap

    The quarter finals are set for the latest season of UFC reality series "The Ultimate Fighter." MATCS blogger Chris Huntemann continues with his show analysis below:
  • EA Sports MMA Review

    Two weeks ago, EA Sports released their long-awaited MMA project aptly titled EA Sports MMA. Last week, MATCS and The Fight Nerd conducted a review session of the game using a group of gamers, three MMA fans and two having only the most basic understanding of what the sport is. MATCS review below. Watch The Fight Nerd for his upcoming review based on the same session. If there's one thing that EA Sports MMA does well, it's accurately depicting an MMA match. No other game released has come as close to mechanically simulating how the highly complex sport functions. This achievement may have been EA's primary goal, but it comes with a whole new set of complications. The majority...
  • Technique of the Week: Muay Thai Knee from the Clinch

    USCS - Mid-Atlantic and Ty DeWees continue the Muay Thai series with a new technique of the week session. This week, DeWees shows a knee from the clinch. Watch as DeWees focuses on the footwork before the knee. Video below:
  • Anthony Pettis: Next UFC and WEC Lightweight Champion?

    It’s not very often that a map to a UFC title is so clearly drawn out, but Anthony Pettis finds himself in that exact situation. With word of a UFC-WEC merger yesterday, “Showtime” now controls his own destiny. On the heels of Dana White’s announcement that the WEC and UFC will join forces, the stars have seemed to align for Pettis. As a December meeting against Benson Henderson looms, the Roufusport star has a chance to become the final lightweight champion of the WEC, and the next UFC top contender. White revealed on Wednesday that the winner of the Pettis-Henderson fight would meet the winner of the UFC 125 championship bout between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. As fans strug...
  • Eric Schafer Leaves Roufusport, Opening New Gym at CrossFit Milwaukee in November

    After years of training under Duke Roufus, Eric “Red” Schafer has decided to split ties with his longtime camp and will open a gym of his own at CrossFit Milwaukee. The UFC-veteran talked to about the move and his fighting future. Since his transition from training under Henry Matamoros to Roufus years ago, Schafer has been one of the most recognizable figures at Roufusport. Including two separate stints within the UFC, “Red” has utilized his dominant grappling game to amass a career record of 11-5-2, with seven of his wins coming via submission. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Pedro Sauer and Matamoros, Schafer served as a BJJ, MMA, and grappling coach du...
  • Whisper Goodman vs. Sean Salmon Added to NAFC Bad Blood on November 24

    The North American Fighting Championship “Bad Blood” card continues to make itself a candidate for the “USCS Fight Card of the Year”. According to promoter Duke Roufus, a middleweight showdown between Herbert “Whisper” Goodman and Sean Salmon has been added to the November event. Already loaded with a number of exciting matchups, NAFC “Bad Blood” has bolstered its upcoming card even further with the addition of Goodman versus Salmon. Both guys are proven veterans in search of a jolt to their career, which each could earn with a victory on November 24. With a record of 16-9, Goodman has participated in his fair share of tough fights. The recent addition to Unified Martial Arts owns ...
  • Cage Radio Returns Tonight at 7 p.m. with Special Guest Nate Marquardt

    Cage Radio presented by US Combat Sports returns on a special Monday night edition at 7 p.m. on The Big 1070 AM out of Madison. Hosts Phil Dawson and Chad Wuttke will discuss Cain Velasquez’s new belt and will be joined by UFC 122 headliner Nate Marquardt and possibly’s Josh Gross. Following an extremely exciting pay-per-view card on Saturday, Dawson and Wuttke will have an hour to discuss the new UFC heavyweight champion, a predictable decision victory for Jake Shields, and an overall exciting Saturday event. The crew will also have the opportunity to talk to Nate “The Great” Marquardt about his November 13 main event fight against Yushin Okami.’s Josh Gross may als...

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