Welcome to UCA

United Combat Arts Sanctiong (UCA) is an experienced sanctioning body dedicated to serving the needs of combat sports events. Our mission is to maintain a positive, structured environment where individuals can compete safely and progress in the styles of the combat arts.

UCA officials and advisory board members bring more than 75 years of combined experience to each event we serve. 

Our sanctioning body provides quality services that are affordable to promoters and beneficial to all competitors. We strive to provide sanctioning services that demonstrate the highest level of safety, fairness, sportsmanship, integrity and professionalism. UCA is dedicated to the growth and the future development of combat sports. 

We believe all competitions and combat sporting events should represent the sport in a positive way. We strongly encourage all practitioners, as ambassadors for the martial arts, to demonstrate the highest levels of respect and integrity at all times.

UCA prides itself in our focus on amateur events. We believe that providing affordable services to smaller venues, we open more doors for amateur fighters. By providing these positive competitive experiences, we are doing our part to nurture the future growth of MMA.

Recognizing the need for structured and organized sanctioning in the Southwest Virginia Region, UCA was formed in 2005 utilizing the organizational structure of NAKS, a MD/PA and WV based sanctioning organization, as their developmental model.

UCA Event Officials have the credentials, training and the experience necessary to serve as quality referees, judges and ringside staff.  UCA policies and procedures are in place to ensure a standard of conduct for each event we serve. UCA consistently enforces the rules and regulations governing UCA which are in place to preserve fighter safety while maintaining the overall integrity of the sport.  UCA procedures ensure that all records will be properly maintained and promptly reported to proper authorities. UCA reports these results in accordance to state requirements and guidelines .

UCA also offers consulting services to newly organized promotions. It is our privledge to share our experiences with you. It is our hope that you will join our mission and contribute to the future of all Combat Sports within the Southwest Virginia region.

Contact us to discuss UCA Sanctioning or Consulting Services to serve your present or future promotional needs.

We look forward to growing with you in the sport!

For additional information please contact us at ucas@unitedcombatfights.com