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July 10, 1981|
Rupert, Idaho, United States
|Other names||Ice Cold|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13.9 st)|
|Reach||73.5 in (187 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Sacramento, California|
|Team||Team Alpha Male|
|Mixed martial arts record|
Kyacey Uscola (born July 10, 1981) is an American professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter. He was a cast member of SpikeTV's The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz. Uscola has fought for brands such as Bodog Fight, King of the Cage, and Palace Fighting Championships. He trains out of Sacramento, California with Urijah Faber.
Uscola was born and raised in Idaho and started wrestling when he was a the age of seven. He played football and continued wrestling, becoming a state champion in high school while attending Minico High School in Rupert, Idaho. He enrolled in Southwestern Oregon Community College hoping to obtain a Business Management degree. He was on the wrestling team while at Southwestern Oregon and was an All American his sophomore year. He transferred to Eastern Oregon University for his junior year in college because his former school did not have a football team.
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Uscola defeated Pride Fighting Championship veteran Akira Shoji in 2006 for King of the Cage. The fight was set to be a title fight but the day of the fight, KOTC changed it to a non title fight. Kyacey lost to Xavier Foupa-Pokam and then two fights later lost to Mike Guymon at a King of the Cage event.
Uscola stepped up on 10 days notice to fight Jorge Santiago at Affliction: Trilogy, but the event was canceled and the bout never took place. He next fought for Urijah Faber's California Kid Promotions, winning his fight against Richard Blake via submission. He then lost a fight by decision against future TUF castmate Kyle Noke. Uscola defeated Koffi Adzitso by TKO, and then after almost a year of inactivity defeated Doug Marshall by KO in the first round at Tachi Palace Fights: High Stakes.
The Ultimate FighterEdit
In the elimination round, to gain entry into the TUF house, Uscola defeated Brent Cooper via an early first round knockout. Tito Ortiz used his second pick to choose Uscola, making him the third overall pick.
Uscola fought Rich Attonito in the preliminary round of the competition. Uscola was disqualified after he hit Attonito with two illegal knees in the first round.
Uscola was chosen for one of the spots in the wild card selection, squaring off against teammate Kris McCray for the final spot in the quarter finals. Uscola fought McCray and was defeated via submission americana in the second round, eliminating Uscola from the competition for a second time.
After filming Season 11 of The Ultimate Fighter, Uscola was attacked by two American pit bull, after a brief confrontation, the dogs injured his shoulder, hand, and genitals. Uscola was able to start training again after a month of rehabilitation.
While filming The Ultimate Fighter 11, Uscola had his first child, a son named Charles Champ Uscola.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|45 matches||21 wins||24 losses|
|Loss||21-24||Jason South||Submission (rear naked choke)||Showdown Fights 10: Collard vs. Clements||February 8, 2013||2||2:12||Sacramento, California|
|Loss||21-23||Gabriel Miranda||Decision||Rage in the Cage 6||December 5, 2012||3||5:00||Sacramento, California|
|Loss||21-22||Michail Tsarev||Submission (triangle choke)||Baltic Challenge 3: Rodriguez vs. Volkov||February 23, 2012||1||1:12||Kaliningrad, Russia|
|Loss||21-21||Andrey Koreshkov||TKO (punches)||Battle of Empires: Russia vs. USA||December 17, 2011||1||4:03||Khabarovsk, Russia|
|Loss||21-20||Jarome Hatch||Submission (guillotine choke)||World Championship Full Contact||May 7, 2011||2||4:53||Boise, Idaho, United States|
|Loss||21-19||Bruno Carvalho||Verbal Submission (kimura)||Superior Challenge 7||April 30, 2011||2||2:45||Stockholm, Sweden|
|Loss||21-18||Robert McDaniel||TKO (punches)||Pure Fighting Championships 6||December 10, 2010||2||2:38||Red Deer, Alberta, Canada|
|Loss||21-17||Jeremy Peterson||Submission (shoulder choke)||ZarMMA: Fight Night||November 12, 2010||2||0:51||Layton, Utah, United States|
|Win||21-16||Doug Marshall||KO (punches)||Tachi Palace Fights: High Stakes||September 9, 2010||1||3:17||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Win||20-16||Koffi Adzitso||TKO (punches)||MMA Challenge: Fright Night Fights||October 17, 2009||2||3:17||Nampa, Idaho, United States|
|Loss||19-16||Kyle Noke||Decision (unanimous)||Top Combat Championship||September 26, 2009||3||5:00||Hato Rey, Puerto Rico|
|Win||19-15||Richard Blake||Submission (punches)||California Kid Promotions||August 22, 2009||1||0:54||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Loss||18-15||Mike Guymon||TKO (punches)||King of the Cage||June 11, 2009||2||2:30||Highland, California, United States||For the KOTC Welterweight Championship|
|Win||18-14||Hank Weiss||Decision (unanimous)||Throwdown ETC Showdown||February 20, 2009||3||5:00||Salt Lake City, Utah, United States|
|Loss||17-14||Xavier Foupa-Pokam||KO (flying knee to body)||PFC 12: High Stakes||January 22, 2009||1||2:06||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Win||17-13||Jorge Patino||Decision (unanimous)||PFP: Ring of Fire||December 9, 2007||3||5:00||Manila, Philippines|
|Loss||16-13||Chael Sonnen||TKO (punches)||SF 20: Homecoming||October 27, 2007||1||N/A||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Loss||16-12||Gegard Mousasi||TKO (punches)||Bodog Fight||August 25, 2007||1||4:56||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Loss||16-11||Isidro Gonzalez||Submission (kneebar)||XFS 5: Heavy Hitters||May 12, 2007||2||1:33||Boise, Idaho, United States|
|Win||16-10||Izuru Takeuchi||Decision (unanimous)||Bodog Fight||February 18, 2007||3||5:00||Costa Rica|
|Win||15-10||Joseph Baize||TKO (punches)||Bodog Fight||December 15, 2007||1||1:28||Saint Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||14-10||Akira Shoji||TKO (punches)||King of the Cage||October 28, 2006||2||2:23||Reno, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||13-10||Brendan Seguin||Submission (punches)||Xtreme Fight Series 2||October 14, 2006||2||3:41||Boise, Idaho, United States|
|Loss||13-9||Trevor Prangley||Submission (arm triangle choke)||Bodog Fight||August 22, 2006||2||0:35||Costa Rica|
|Win||13-8||Danny Payne||KO (punch)||Xtreme Fight Series 1||July 15, 2006||1||0:05||Boise, Idaho, United States|
|Loss||12-8||Emanuel Newton||TKO (punches)||GC 51: Madness at the Memorial||July 1, 2006||2||0:50||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Win||12-7||Jacob Chagolla||TKO (doctor stoppage)||King of the Cage||May 13, 2006||1||N/A||Globe, Arizona, United States|
|Loss||11-7||Brandon Melendez||TKO (punches)||UCE: Round 20: Episode 8||April 22, 2006||1||0:33||West Valley City, Utah, United States|
|Win||11-6||Steve Ramerez||TKO (punches)||King of the Cage||April 2, 2006||1||0:33||California, United States|
|Loss||10-6||Joey Villaseñor||TKO (punches)||King of the Cage||February 11, 2006||2||4:14||Prince George, British Columbia, Canada|
|Win||10-5||Robert Sarkozi||Decision||King of the Cage||January 21, 2006||2||5:00||Globe, Arizona, United States|
|Win||9-5||Brian Foster||KO (punch)||SF 14: Resolution||January 6, 2006||1||N/A||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Loss||8-5||Ben Fuimaono||Decision (split)||UCE: Round 18: Episode 7||December 17, 2005||3||3:00||Sandy, Utah, United States|
|Win||8-4||Lodune Sincaid||TKO (corner stoppage)||XFC: Dome of Destruction 3||October 15, 2005||2||3:20||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Loss||7-4||Hank Weiss||Submission (heel hook)||UCE - Round 16 - Finals||August 27, 2005||2||1:56||Salt Lake City, Utah, United States|
|Win||7-3||Dave McCabe||TKO (punches)||Gladiator Challenge 40||August 13, 2005||1||1:45||Bend, Oregon, United States|
|Win||6-3||Ben Fuimaono||Submission (rear naked choke)||UCE: Round 15: Finals||June 25, 2005||2||Salt Lake City, Utah, United States|
|Loss||5-3||Robert Sarkozi||Submission (punches)||GC 34: Legends Collide||January 27, 2005||2||N/A||Colusa, California, United States|
|Win||5-2||Joey Guel||TKO (broken nose)||SF 8: Justice||January 8, 2005||1||1:18||Gresham, Oregon, United States|
|Win||4-2||Shannon Sams||TKO (punches)||GC 32: King of the Hill||November 18, 2004||1||0:41||Colusa, California, United States|
|Loss||3-2||Jaime Jara||Decision (split)||GC 30: Gladiator Challenge 30||August 19, 2004||2||5:00||Colusa, California, United States|
|Loss||3-1||Josh Burkman||Submission (rear naked choke)||SF 4: Fight For Freedom||June 26, 2004||1||N/A||Gresham, Oregon, United States|
|Win||3-0||Horace Spencer||KO (punch)||SF 3: Dome||April 17, 2004||1||1:15||Gresham, Oregon, United States|
|Win||2-0||Justin Burgin||TKO (punches)||FCFF - Rumble at the Roseland 12||March 20, 2004||1||1:31||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Win||1-0||Jared Freeman||TKO (punches)||FCFF: Rumble at the Roseland 7||April 19, 2003||1||N/A||Portland, Oregon, United States|
- ↑ Kyacey "Ice Cold" Uscola MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography, and More - Sherdog.com. sherdog.com. Retrieved on June 13, 2010.
- ↑ 10 Questions with Kyacey "Ice Cold" Uscola - MMA on Tap. mmaontap.com. Retrieved on June 13, 2010.
- ↑ Hammond, Mick. Kyacey Uscola (18-12-0) Official Mixed Martial Arts Record. mixedmartialarts.com. Retrieved on June 13, 2010.
- ↑ KYACEY USCOLA TALKS KOTC & BODOG. MMA WEEKLY. Retrieved on June 13, 2010.
- ↑ Brady, Cory. TUF 11 Exclusive: Kyacey Uscola joins The Ultimate Fighter Season 11 : Five Ounces of Pain. fiveouncesofpain.com. Retrieved on June 13, 2010.
- ↑ TUF 11 Fighter Kyacey Uscola’s Privates Bitten By A Pitbull : FIGHTOFTHENIGHT.COM. fightofthenight.com. Retrieved on June 13, 2010.
- ↑ Morgan, John (2010-04-03). Meet "The Ultimate Fighter 11" cast: Grizzled veteran Kyacey Uscola. MMAJUNKIE.com. Retrieved on 2010-04-03.