All posts by Ken Pishna

Chris Weidman

New York MMA Tapping Out … Again; Dan...

Jun 25, 201511 Comments633 Views

The New York legislative session is expected to close with Tuesday's votes, and once again, the bill to legalize professional MMA dies on the vine.

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Red Hot Paige VanZant to Return Against Ale...

Jun 24, 201512 Comments658 Views

Red hot Paige VanZant is burning up the strawweight division, but the UFC isn't rushing her into the title picture with her next bout.

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U.S. Visa Issues Force Ricky Story vs. Eric...

Jun 24, 2015No Comments296 Views

Ongoing problems with the U.S. visa system has forced numerous UFC changes. The latest sees Rick Story vs. Erick Silva moved to UFC Fight Night

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Gegard Mousasi to Fight Roan Carneiro at UF...

Jun 24, 20151 Comment485 Views

Gegard Mousasi vs. Roan Carneiro expected to be added to UFC Fight Night 77 card in Japan.

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CSAC Hammers Alexander Shlemenko with Three...

Jun 23, 201510 Comments491 Views

The California State Athletic Commission dropped the hammer on Alexander Shelmenko after he tested positive for an elevated T/E ratio and for steroids.

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UFC 189 Welterweight Shuffle Matches Gunnar...

Jun 23, 20152 Comments668 Views

While reports swirl about the UFC 189 main event between Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor, Gunnar Nelson kicked off a welterweight shuffle on Tuesday.

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Reported Rib Injury May Force Jose Aldo Out...

Jun 23, 201554 Comments1107 Views

The UFC 189 headliner between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor is in jeopardy after Aldo reportedly suffered a fractured rib.

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Former UFC Champ Carla Esparza Out for 6-8 ...

Jun 23, 20153 Comments323 Views

Former UFC women's strawweight champion Carla Esparza will be out of action for six to eight weeks with surgery on tap.

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Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock Draws Record N...

Jun 22, 20154 Comments614 Views

Worthy or not, the Bellator 138 main event bout between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock delivered what was expected by company officials... record television ratings.

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UFC Berlin Results: Tatsuya Kawajiri Takes ...

Jun 20, 2015No Comments277 Views

Keeping his hopes of one day fighting for a UFC belt alive, Tatsuya Kawajiri earned a unanimous nod in his win over Dennis Siver at

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Rony Jason Fails UFC Fight Night 67 Drug Te...

Jun 18, 20152 Comments380 Views

UFC featherweight Rony Jason had his recent victory over Damon Jackson negated after failing his UFC Fight Night 67 post-fight drug test.

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Derek Brunson Re-Booked to Meet Sam Alvey a...

Jun 17, 2015No Comments337 Views

Having been forced off of Saturday UFC Fight Night 69 due to injury, Derek Brunson is now slated to meet Sam Alvey in Nashville.

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Ahead of Ronda Rousey Bout, Bethe Correia I...

Jun 17, 20159 Comments631 Views

Just a few weeks removed from her challenge of Ronda Rousey, Bethe Correia has inked a new longterm UFC contract.

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Injury Nixes Bobby Green for UFC San Diego ...

Jun 17, 2015No Comments309 Views

An undisclosed training injury has forced Bobby Green out of the UFC Fight Night 71 co-main event.

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Nate Marquardt Explains UFC 188 Meltdown, B...

Jun 16, 201512 Comments863 Views

Not ready to retire, Nate Marquardt explains Saturday's UFC 188 meltdown against Kelvin Gastelum.

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Dustin Ortiz Headed to UFC Nashville for an...

Jun 16, 2015No Comments482 Views

Dustin Ortiz will return to action at UFC Fight Night 73 in Nashville for a creepy showdown between top flyweights.

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UFC Berlin Free Fight: Jessica Penne Chokes...

Jun 16, 2015No Comments589 Views

Jessica Penne challenges Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC belt on Saturday, but first, check out her final Invicta FC fight.

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Max Holloway vs. Charles Oliveira Head UFC ...

Jun 15, 20151 Comment507 Views

Top 10 featherweights Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira top the bill when the UFC makes its debut in Saskatoon in August.

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UFC 188 Welterweight Bout Scrapped After We...

Jun 12, 20154 Comments662 Views

A UFC 188 welterweight bout between Albert Tumenov and Andrew Todhunter has been cancelled.

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Uriah Hall vs. Krzysztof Jotko Pulled from ...

Jun 12, 2015No Comments605 Views

The last-minute match-up of Uriah Hall vs. Krzysztof Jotko has been pulled from UFC Berlin over visa issues.

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Neil Magny vs. Demian Maia On Tap for UFC 1...

Jun 10, 20151 Comment496 Views

A welterweight bout between Neil Magny and Demian Maia is on tap for UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Anderson Silva Abandons Olympic Bid, as Com...

Jun 10, 20159 Comments831 Views

No matter the outcome of his drug testing issues in Nevada, it won’t affect Anderson Silva’s participation in the 2016 Olympic Games, because he won't

Mike Richman

Bellator’s Mike Richman Tests Positiv...

Jun 09, 20159 Comments556 Views

As the combat sports world cracks down on drug use more intensely than ever, two fighters have been caught for drugs in relation to their

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Myles Jury Injured, Edson Barboza Draws New...

Jun 09, 20152 Comments445 Views

The UFC on FOX 16 bout between former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and Myles Jury is officially no more.

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Injury Bug Hits UFC Berlin, Uriah Hall and ...

Jun 09, 20158 Comments562 Views

Two fights at next week's UFC Berlin have undergone changes, as two fighters have been forced to withdraw due to injury.

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UFC New Orleans Results: Ben Rothwell Gets ...

Jun 07, 20152 Comments722 Views

Ben Rothwell made quick work of Matt Mitrione in New Orleans on Saturday night, going all evil on him.

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RFA 26 Results: Gilbert Smith Wins Welterwe...

Jun 06, 2015No Comments359 Views

Gilbert Smith toppled Ben Smith to win the welterweight championship at RFA 26 on Friday night in Denver.

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Michael Johnson Draws Streaking Beneil Dari...

Jun 05, 20155 Comments317 Views

Michael Johnson has his next fight set, but it won't be against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, as he would have liked. Instead, he will square off

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UFC Enlists USADA for Year-Round Drug Testi...

Jun 03, 201510 Comments709 Views

As part of its new Athlete Development and Marketing Program, the UFC has enlisted USADA to operate a year-round drug testing program.

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TUF Winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos...

Jun 02, 20151 Comment459 Views

Former Ultimate Fighter winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos Junior will meet in a middleweight bout in Hollywood, Florida.