Combat Sports

 

Combat sports, a thrilling fusion of athleticism, strategy, and sheer determination, have mesmerized audiences for centuries. From the thunderous blows of boxing to the artful strikes of MMA, each discipline showcases the pinnacle of human physicality and mental prowess. Explore the captivating world of combat sports, delve into their most prestigious awards, and celebrate the achievements of the athletes who have conquered the arena.

December 2023
Dec 09 Saturday
Devin Haney vs Regis Prograis at Chase Center
Chase Center300 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158
$67.61
Dec 09 Saturday
Dec 09 Saturday
Dec 09 Saturday
Champaign Fight Club at Canopy Club
Canopy Club708 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
$34.5
Dec 09 Saturday
ANDRE WARD at Scullers Jazz Club
Scullers Jazz Club400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02134
$80.47
Dec 09 Saturday
Dec 14 Thursday
Michael Bisping: Tales from the Octagon 2 at Indigo At The O2
Indigo at The O2 205 Peninsula Square
£36.5
Dec 15 Friday
Legacy Fighting Alliance at Pearl Concert Theater At Palms Casino Resort
Pearl Concert Theater At Palms Casino Resort4321 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103
$83.00
Dec 15 Friday
Most Valuable Promotions: Jake Paul vs Andre August at Caribe Royale Orlando
Caribe Royale Orlando8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, FL 32821, United States
$62.00
Dec 15 Friday
All Elite Wrestling: Ring of Honor at Curtis Culwell Center
Curtis Culwell Center4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard
$72.45
Dec 15 Friday
WWE: Smackdown at Resch Center
Resch Center1901 South Oneida Street, Green Bay, WI 54304
$80.00
Dec 15 Friday
Cage Fury Fighting Championships 128 at Hard Rock Live At Etess Arena
Hard Rock Live At Etess Arena1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, United States
$147.00
Dec 15 Friday
Island Fights 81 at Pensacola Bay Center
Pensacola Bay Center201 E. Gregory St., Pensacola, FL 32504
$79.00
Dec 15 Friday
WWE: NXT Live at Jacksonville Armory
Jacksonville Armory851 N Market St, Jacksonville, FL 32202, United States
$65.00
Dec 16 Saturday
Matchroom Boxing: Jesse Rodriguez vs. Sunny Edwards at Desert Diamond Arena
Desert Diamond Arena9400 West Maryland, Glendale, AZ 85310
$40
Dec 16 Saturday
UFC 296 - Edwards vs Covington Tickets at T-Mobile Arena
T-Mobile Arena3780 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89158
€274.83
Dec 16 Saturday
UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington at T-Mobile Arena
T-Mobile Arena3780 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89158
$315.00
Dec 16 Saturday
DAZN Boxing: Jesse Rodriguez vs. Sunny Edwards at Desert Diamond Arena
Desert Diamond Arena9400 West Maryland, Glendale, AZ 85310
$39.20
Dec 16 Saturday
Josh Kelly V Roarke Knapp at BEACON OF LIGHT, SUNDERLAND
BEACON OF LIGHT, SUNDERLANDBeacon of Light
£45
Dec 16 Saturday
Josh Kelly V Placido Ramirez at BEACON OF LIGHT, SUNDERLAND
BEACON OF LIGHT, SUNDERLANDBeacon of Light
Dec 16 Saturday
UFC 296 PPV Viewing Event at M Resort Spa Casino
M Resort Spa Casino12300 Las Vegas Blvd S, Henderson, NV 89044, United States
$37.82
Dec 16 Saturday
NGW Eternal Glory 2023 at Connexin Live
Connexin LiveMyton Street
Dec 16 Saturday
All Elite Wrestling: Collision at Curtis Culwell Center
Curtis Culwell Center4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard
$51.58
Dec 16 Saturday
Nebraska Cornhuskers Wrestling vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Bob Devaney Sports Center
Bob Devaney Sports Center1600 Court St, Lincoln, NE 68508
$11.70
Dec 16 Saturday
GMC - German MMA Championship at König-Pilsener-ARENA
König-Pilsener-ARENAArenastraße 1
EUR21.36
Dec 16 Saturday
Dec 16 Saturday
Over The Top Wrestling Presents " Christmas Party" Dublin at The Complex
The ComplexSmithfield Plaza, Smithfield 18-21 Block C,
Dec 16 Saturday
Holiday Fight Night at Sony Hall
Sony Hall235 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036
$163
Dec 16 Saturday
WWE: Live Holiday Tour at Vibrant Arena at The MARK
Vibrant Arena at The MARK1201 River Dr., Moline, IL 61265
$32.40
Dec 16 Saturday
Michael Bisping: Tales From the Octagon at O2 Apollo Manchester
O2 Apollo ManchesterStockport Road
£28.5
Dec 17 Sunday
WWE: Live Holiday Tour at Mayo Civic Center Arena
Mayo Civic Center Arena30 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904, United States
$43.00
Dec 17 Sunday
WWE: Live Holiday Tour at Mayo Civic Center Arena
Mayo Civic Center Arena30 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904, United States
$43.00
Dec 20 Wednesday
Dec 23 Saturday
Pro Boxing at Heritage Bank Center (formerly U.S. Bank Arena)
Heritage Bank Center (formerly U.S. Bank Arena)
$35.16
Dec 27 Wednesday
Dec 28 Thursday
Dec 28 Thursday
Dec 29 Friday
Dec 29 Friday
American Wrestling - W3l Wrestling Showdown at Strathbrock Community Centre
Strathbrock Community Centre189A West Main Street
January 2024
Jan 04 Thursday
EQC Professional Boxing at Emerald Queen Casino
Emerald Queen Casino2024 E 29th St, Tacoma, WA 98404
$67
Jan 06 Saturday
Jan 06 Saturday
Golden Boy Promotions Presents: Ortiz Jr vs. Lawson at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas4455 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109
$66.64
Jan 07 Sunday
Jan 12 Friday
Ring Wars at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia
Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia
$176
Jan 17 Wednesday
The Chosen at The Theatre at Ace
The Theatre at Ace929 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
$161
Jan 19 Friday
Sumo International at Festival Hall Melbourne
Festival Hall Melbourne300 Dudley Street
$389.5
Jan 19 Friday
Sumo International at Festival Hall Melbourne
Festival Hall Melbourne300 Dudley Street
$389.5
Jan 20 Saturday
Boxxer Presents: Jonas V Mayer at M&S Bank Arena Liverpool
M&S Bank Arena LiverpoolArena and Convention Centre Liverpool
£30
Jan 20 Saturday
Xtreme Kickboxing - New Era at Akron Civic Theatre at The Civic Akron - Complex
Akron Civic Theatre at The Civic Akron – Complex
$55
Jan 20 Saturday
UFC 297 - Strickland vs Du Plessis Tickets at Scotiabank Arena
Scotiabank Arena40 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5J 2X2
€323.3
Jan 25 Thursday
Jan 27 Saturday
WFC 164 - Live Boxing at Center Stage (formerly Hard Rock Live) at MGM Northfield Park - Complex
Center Stage (formerly Hard Rock Live) at MGM Northfield Park – Complex
$99
Jan 27 Saturday
Jan 27 Saturday
Jan 27 Saturday
OKTAGON 52 at Utilita Arena Newcastle
Utilita Arena NewcastleArena Way
£35.5
February 2024
Feb 02 Friday
BKFC 57 at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood - Complex
Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood – Complex
$86.93
Feb 03 Saturday
CES Boxing Presents Winter Brawl at Mohegan Sun Arena at Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort
Mohegan Sun Arena at Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort
$79.24
Feb 03 Saturday
Feb 03 Saturday
WFC 166 World Fighting Championship Live MMA & Kickboxing at Star of The Desert Arena
Star Of The Desert Arena31700 South Las Vegas Boulevard
$42
Feb 03 Saturday
COGA Combat Games at Event Lawn at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
Event Lawn at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
$76.5
Feb 03 Saturday
COGA Combat Games at Event Center at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
Event Center at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
$80.35
Feb 08 Thursday
Sc Golden Gloves Boxing State Championships at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium385 North Church Street
$32
Feb 09 Friday
Sc Golden Gloves Boxing State Championships Friday at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium385 North Church Street
$31.24
Feb 10 Saturday
Eternal MMA #82 at HBF Stadium
HBF StadiumStephenson Avenue
$43.57
Feb 10 Saturday
Supreme Championships 22 at O2 Academy Bournemouth
O2 Academy Bournemouth570 Christchurch Rd
£39.75
Feb 10 Saturday
Sc Golden Gloves Boxing State Championships Finals at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium385 North Church Street
$31.24
Feb 17 Saturday
UFC 298 - Volkanovski vs Topuria Tickets at Honda Center
Honda Center2695 E Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806
€330.72
Feb 17 Saturday
KSW 91 at Home Credit Arena
Home Credit ArenaJeronýmova 22
CZK550
Feb 18 Sunday
First Class Wrestling at Whitby Pavilion Northern Lights Suite
Whitby Pavilion Northern Lights SuiteWest Cliff
£10.5
Feb 23 Friday
The Undertaker at Fremantle Prison
Fremantle Prison1 The Terrace
$499.9
Feb 24 Saturday
WWE® Elimination Chamber: Perth at Optus Stadium
Optus Stadium333 Victoria Park Drive
$139.76
Feb 24 Saturday
WWE Elimination Chamber at Optus Stadium
Optus Stadium333 Victoria Park Drive
$139.76
Feb 24 Saturday
Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing Presents: Rockin' Fights 46 at The Paramount Huntington
The Paramount Huntington370 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743
$74.76
Feb 24 Saturday
Feb 24 Saturday
Feb 24 Saturday
WWE: ELIMINATION CHAMBER PERTH at Optus Stadium
Optus Stadium333 Victoria Park Drive
$50
March 2024
Mar 02 Saturday
Mar 15 Friday
American Wrestling EPW Tickets at Rainton Arena
Rainton ArenaRainton Business Park, Mercantile Road,
£8
Mar 30 Saturday
RWS Wrestling Tickets at Axminster Guildhall
Axminster GuildhallWest Street, Axminster , Devon
£8.8
April 2024
Apr 17 Wednesday
WWE LIVE - Birmingham at Resorts World Arena
Resorts World ArenaNational Exhibition Centre
Apr 18 Thursday
WWE Live at Utilita Arena Cardiff
Utilita Arena CardiffMary Ann Street
Apr 19 Friday
WWE Live at The O2
The O2Peninsula Square
£42.4
Apr 20 Saturday
Apr 20 Saturday
WWE Live at The SSE Arena, Belfast
The SSE Arena, Belfast2 Queens Quay
£29.25
Apr 20 Saturday
WWE Live - VIP Packages at The SSE Arena, Belfast
The SSE Arena, Belfast2 Queens Quay
£225
Apr 20 Saturday
WWE Live - VIP Packages at The SSE Arena, Belfast
The SSE Arena, Belfast2 Queens Quay
£225
May 2024
May 05 Sunday
Megaslam Wrestling at York Barbican
York BarbicanParagon Street
£16
May 11 Saturday
Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing Presents: Rockin' Fights 47 at The Paramount Huntington
The Paramount Huntington370 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743
$74.76
June 2024
Jun 04 Tuesday
Jun 08 Saturday
July 2024
August 2024
Aug 24 Saturday
First Class Wrestling at Whitby Pavilion Theatre
Whitby Pavilion TheatreWest Cliff
Aug 25 Sunday
Aew All In 2024 at Wembley Stadium
Wembley StadiumWembley
September 2024
Sep 07 Saturday
Sep 14 Saturday
Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing Presents: Rockin' Fights 48 at The Paramount Huntington
The Paramount Huntington370 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743
$74.76
October 2024
Oct 05 Saturday
RWS Wrestling Tickets at Axminster Guildhall
Axminster GuildhallWest Street, Axminster , Devon
£8.8
November 2024
Nov 24 Sunday
Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing Presents: Rockin' Fights 49 at The Paramount Huntington
The Paramount Huntington370 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743
$74.76
December 2024
Dec 07 Saturday

Diverse Disciplines: A Glimpse into the Combat Sports Spectrum

Combat sports encompass a wide range of disciplines, each with its unique rules, techniques, and historical significance.

  • MMA (Mixed Martial Arts): A fusion of various fighting styles, MMA showcases a diverse range of skills, including striking, grappling, and submissions. Promotions like UFC and Bellator have elevated MMA to global recognition.

  • Boxing: The sweet science of boxing focuses on precision, footwork, and delivering powerful punches. Legendary fighters like Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, and Floyd Mayweather have solidified boxing’s place in sporting history.

  • Muay Thai: Hailing from Thailand, Muay Thai is known for its rigorous training, brutal kicks, and the use of knees and elbows. It’s a cornerstone of Southeast Asian combat culture.

  • Judo: Combining throws, pins, and submissions, Judo emphasizes using an opponent’s strength against them. The Olympic Games feature Judo, showcasing its global appeal.

  • Wrestling: Wrestling’s blend of strength, agility, and technique is showcased in freestyle and Greco-Roman competitions. It’s a staple of the Olympics and holds cultural significance worldwide.

  • Karate and Taekwondo: These martial arts emphasize striking techniques. Karate originated in Okinawa, Japan, while Taekwondo emerged from Korea, emphasizing powerful kicks.

Prestigious Awards: Celebrating Excellence

The combat sports community recognizes excellence through various awards and accolades.

  • UFC Titles: The Ultimate Fighting Championship crowns champions in various weight classes, with titles like “UFC Lightweight Champion” becoming symbols of supremacy.

  • Boxing World Titles: Organizations like WBC, IBF, and WBA award world titles in different weight divisions, signifying a fighter’s standing within the boxing world.

  • BJJ World Championships: The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championships are the pinnacle of achievement in the grappling world, celebrating athletes who dominate on the ground.

Legendary Athletes: Conquering the Arena

Combat sports have produced iconic athletes who’ve left an indelible mark on their disciplines.

  • Anderson Silva (MMA): Known for his dynamic striking and unorthodox style, Silva dominated the UFC Middleweight division for years.

  • Muhammad Ali (Boxing): Widely regarded as the greatest boxer of all time, Ali’s charisma and fighting prowess transcended sports.

  • Saenchai (Muay Thai): With unmatched technical skill, Saenchai is a living legend in Muay Thai, renowned for his fluid movement and creativity.

  • Ronda Rousey (MMA): A trailblazer for women in MMA, Rousey’s judo-based style and dominant victories helped popularize the sport.

Conclusion: Triumphs in the Arena of Combat

Combat sports provide an exhilarating showcase of human strength, skill, and resilience. From the rapid exchanges of boxing to the intricate ground battles of BJJ, combat sports represent a diverse tapestry of martial arts traditions. Prestigious awards and legendary athletes not only shape the narrative of these disciplines but also inspire generations to embrace the art of combat and the pursuit of greatness within the arena.