Category Archives: UCL

Contracts Confirmed for the Pro Main Event at UCL Combat XXIII May 23rd in Copenhagen Denmark

Contracts Confirmed for the Pro Main Event at UCL Combat XXIII May 23rd in Copenhagen Denmark Rising Danish star Mads Burnell is putting his perfect featherweight record on the line against American challenger and multi-promotion title holder Nate “The Train” Landwehr! “Both these guys are beasts!” Said UCL President Jesse Eller “I’ve watched a lot of Burnell’s fights in the last couple weeks and he looks like he’s pretty damn slick on the ground so he may have a bit of an edge in that department but on the other hand Landwehr is an absolute crazy man with a gas tank that never seems to run out. I haven’t the slightest idea who’s going to win this one but i do know it’s going to be one hell of a fight!” The UCL is a US/Canadian based Mixed Martial Arts promotion broadcasting to over 120...

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EXPANSION IN THE WORKS AS THE UNIFIED COMBAT LEAGUE (UCL) ADDS HEATHER STANDING INTO THE FOLD!

EXPANSION IN THE WORKS AS THE UNIFIED COMBAT LEAGUE (UCL) ADDS HEATHER STANDING INTO THE FOLD! March 4, 2015- Jesse Eller and the (UCL) Unified Combat League announced via [FACEBOOK] today that Heather Standing [@BossLadyMMA] has become the Director of US Operations as well as point of contact for all US based shows. Heather will also be helping with the day to day operations and expansion of the brand into more and more foreign markets. Heather Standing is based out of Portland, Oregon and has a wealth of knowledge in all areas of combat sports promotion and match making though out the Pacific Northwest. Jesse Eller “Given the work we’ve seen you put in for other promotions I think we’re lucky to have ya!” Reactions from around the Pac NW Jared Torgeson An absolutely amazing acquisition to the UCL team!! Congrats to Unified Combat League and Heather Standing… Heather, you’ll be...

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Mitch ‘Murk’ Burke On The Rise

Mitch ‘Murk’ Burke On The Rise MITCH ‘MURK’ BURKE ON THE RISE Mitch ‘Murk’ Burke started his Amateur MMA career in the summer of 2013, Reigning from Pentiction, British Columbia, Burke trains out of the Pacific Top Team Martial Arts Pentiction & just recently earned his 4th stripe White Belt. Burke has competed in three different organizations, Fivestar Fight League, Battlefield Fight League & Unified Combat League. Burke just last month got that mark in the win column coming up victorious at UCL 21 with a 1st Rd submission choke vs a 1-0 Delton Mosley. Since then Burke was selected to compete at UCL: Combat 23, April 18 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The ‘Murk’ will test his skills & with high hopes of collecting his 2nd win at Battlefield Fight League 35 card, March 28 before heading out to Denmark. Im so intrigued by this story...

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Mitch ‘MURK’ Burke is Heading to Denmark as UCL announces the First of Two Fighters to Travel Overseas

Mitch ‘MURK’ Burke is Heading to Denmark as UCL announces the First of Two Fighters to Travel Overseas Feb 12/15 – Congrats to Mitch “Murk” Burke on being the amateur fighter selected from UCL 20 to compete on the April 18th COMBAT 23 card in Copenhagen, Denmark! He always has his head in the game, he wants to fight pretty much everyone (he might be a little nutty…ha ha!) and he shows huge improvements with every showing (because he works his butt off at practice between shows)…AND as if that wasn’t enough, we NEVER have to track him down to get his bloodwork and med paperwork turned in. You’re a great ambassador for the sport Mitch and you’ve really earned this one! See ya in Denmark!...

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UNIFIED COMBAT LEAGUE Announces Director of European Operations

UNIFIED COMBAT LEAGUE Announces Director of European Operations The expansion of the UCL continues! Newly appointed “Director of European Operations” – Otto Knudsen out of Odense, Denmark. Otto will be the UCL point man for all our shows in Europe including UCL COMBAT 23 at the Casino Copenhagen/Raddison Blu Resort coming up April 18th in Copenhagen, Denmark....

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UCL21 WEIGH IN RESULTS AND PHOTOS

UCL21 WEIGH IN RESULTS AND PHOTOS Davidson Photography [PHOTO ALBUM] ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Devin Negata 155.8 VS Travis Bobroski 148.5 Tanya Nijjar 123.7 VS Veronica Charters 125.9 Shawn Stewart 155.2 VS Brian Janzen 156.7 Mitch Burke 168.6 VS Delton Mosley 169.2 Dan Bradshaw 213 VS Michael Heppner 212.6 Paul Alec Jr 171 VS Kenny Pope 171.7...

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Unified Combat League announces Director of Canadian Operations

Unified Combat League announces Director of Canadian Operations Jan.15 2015- The Unified Combat League (UCL) has announced that they’ve signed Jon Felker of Penticton, BC as Director of Canadian Operations effective immediately. Jesse Eller (UCL President) “Jon’s as solid as they get. He’s’ a hard worker, he’s reliable and he gets the job done. Not to mention he’s dedicated his heart and soul into this sport for years now without asking for a thing in return. We couldn’t be happier to have him running our operations in Canada.” Jon Felker “I am very excited to come on board with UCL and be part of their growth. This is a opportunity for myself to be part of a great organization and be involved in a sport that I am passionate about. I have been involved in martial ats in some way since I was a teenager....

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UCL 21: KING OF THE VALLEY Jan 3rd 2015

UCL 21: KING OF THE VALLEY On January 3rd 2015 the Unified Combat League is back with UCL 21 KING OF THE VALLEY at the Merrit Civic Center in Merritt, BC. This card will feature a undefeated Welterweight main event between Mata-Leao MMA & Fitness stand out Paul Alec Jr. Paul Alec is putting his perfect record on the line against another undefeated fighter in Artem Marchuk out of the legendary Team Quest Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness in Portland, OR. In the co-main event, Merritt native Michael “The Polar Bear” VanHeppner looks to extend his winning streak to three in a row against equally game heavyweight Dan Bradshaw out of Dawson Creek, BC. Other notable match ups include Veronica Charters making her flyweight debut against Tanya Nijjar out of Toshido MMA in Kelowna, Unity Martial Arts Centre – UmacVernon MMA’s Bryan Janzen takes on Richard Groh out of Landon Showalter‘s AKA in Arlington, WA, Travis Bobroske looks to start a winning streak over equally tough Deven Kiyoshi Nagata-Clydesdale as well as tons...

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UNIFIED COMBAT LEAGUE TO INVADE DENMARK AND AUSTRALIA IN 2015…FOUR EVENTS RELEASED!

UNIFIED COMBAT LEAGUE TO INVADE DENMARK AND AUSTRALIA IN 2015…FOUR EVENTS RELEASED! The Unified Combat League (UCL) has been feverishly working behind closed doors since UCL 20 in Kamloops, BC Canada. As a results the UCL announces a GLOBAL SCHEDULE for 2015. UCL21 – Jan 3rd – Merritt, BC – Merritt Civic Centre – Amateur UCL22- Feb 21st – Morley, AB – Stoney Nakoda Resort & Casino – Amateur UCL23 – May – Copenhagen, Denmark – Casino Copenhagen – Televised Pro/Am UCL24 – July/August, 2015 – Sydney, Australia – (Location TBA in May) – Televised Pro/Am In addition the UCL will be inviting one fighter from UCL 21 & UCL 22 to join them either in Denmark or Australia....

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UCL 20 Unified Combat League Live Results & Photos

Pro-Am mixed martial arts is finally coming to Kamloops, BC for UCL 20 “Ascension”. Some of the best fighters BC has to offer facing off against top up and coming American talent all in front of a televised audience of over 165 million homes in North and South America. You can watch the iPPV live [HERE] [PHOTO ALBUM] Come on down to the Tournament Capital Center 910 McGill Road, Kamloops, British Columbia and Support Local MMA View Map · Get Directions Sabah Fadai defeats Andrew Bard via KO @2:47 Rd2 [Highlight Video] Jamie Saraj defeats Jordan Makin via TKO Ref Stoppage @4:46 Rd1 Michael Heppner VS Mikel Dupont – Canceled Laine Keyes defeats Devon Brown via Triangle Choke @2:51 Rd1 Derek Apps defeats Darcy Caissie via Armbar @0:47 Rd2 Patrick Ward defeat Walter Burrios via TKO Ref Stoppage @1:56 Rd2 Bryan Janzen defeat Jaxson Stead...

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