All posts by Ken Pishna


CSAC Hammers Alexander Shlemenko with Three...

Jun 23, 2015Comments off708 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, 2015Comments off1197 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, 2015Comments off1792 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, 2015Comments off543 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, 2015Comments off1235 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, 2015Comments off423 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, 2015Comments off524 Views

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


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

Jun 17, 2015Comments off538 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.


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

Jun 17, 2015Comments off1000 Views

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


Injury Nixes Bobby Green for UFC San Diego ...

Jun 17, 2015Comments off453 Views

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


Nate Marquardt Explains UFC 188 Meltdown, B...

Jun 16, 2015Comments off1481 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, 2015Comments off682 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, 2015Comments off881 Views

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


Max Holloway vs. Charles Oliveira Head UFC ...

Jun 15, 2015Comments off787 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, 2015Comments off918 Views

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


Uriah Hall vs. Krzysztof Jotko Pulled from ...

Jun 12, 2015Comments off778 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, 2015Comments off786 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, 2015Comments off1378 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

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Bellator’s Mike Richman Tests Positiv...

Jun 09, 2015Comments off777 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, 2015Comments off613 Views

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


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

Jun 09, 2015Comments off745 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, 2015Comments off921 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, 2015Comments off532 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, 2015Comments off568 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, 2015Comments off906 Views

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


TUF Winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos...

Jun 02, 2015Comments off648 Views

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


UFC Storms into Scotland with Sold-Out Bisp...

Jun 01, 2015Comments off634 Views

The UFC makes its first trip to Scotland with a sold-out debut event featuring Michael Bisping vs. Thales Leites.


Charles Oliveira: ‘I’m Gonna be...

May 31, 2015Comments off716 Views

Charles Oliveira says, "If you don't have a dream for the title, you're in the wrong sport." Charles Oliveira is not in the wrong sport.

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UFC Fight Night 67 Results: Charles Oliveir...

May 31, 2015Comments off440 Views

Rinsing the sour taste of their no-contest fight from his mouth, Charles Oliveira subbed Nik Lentz on Saturday night to become one of the lions.

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UFC Fight Night 67 Results: Jussier Formiga...

May 30, 2015Comments off491 Views

Jussier Formiga kept his name in the title talk mix, coasting to a victory over Wilson Reis at UFC Fight Night 67 in Goiania, Brazil.