All posts by Ken Pishna

Cain Velasquez

Death Wish or PR Stunt? Undefeated Boxer Ty...

Jan 04, 2013Comments off2292 Views

British boxing champion Tyson Fury has had trouble luring either of the famed Klitschko brothers into a boxing match, so on Friday he called out

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UFC on Fox 7 Targeted for HP Pavilion

Jan 03, 2013Comments off855 Views

UFC on Fox 7 is being targeted for a return to the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., although expectations for the event will be

Dana White: “There’s No Way in ...

Dec 30, 2012Comments off1341 Views

Four losses in a row be damned, UFC president Dana White and matchmaker Sean Shelby won't be releasing Leonard Garcia from the UFC roster anytime

UFC 155 Fighter Bonuses: Jim Miller and Joe...

Dec 30, 2012Comments off1329 Views

Saturday night’s UFC 155 main event didn’t necessarily go as planned with Cain Velasquez dominating Junior dos Santos, but there was another fight that delivered

UFC 155 Results: Jim Miller Leaves Joe Lauz...

Dec 30, 2012Comments off1942 Views

Jim Miller threw everything he had at Joe Lauzon at UFC 155 on Saturday night, but try as he might, he couldn't stop Lauzon, who

UFC 155 Results: Yushin Okami Wins Rematch ...

Dec 29, 2012Comments off766 Views

It appeared very much like their first fight six years ago, but once again, Yushin Okami got the better of Alan Belcher, winning a unanimous

Jim Miller Excited for Late Call to Fight J...

Dec 29, 2012Comments off1519 Views

Jim Miller is never one to turn away from a fight when the UFC comes calling, and he was more than happy to answer when

Plain and Simple, Eddie Wineland Fights to ...

Dec 29, 2012Comments off770 Views

There are fighters that "fight not to lose" and those that "fight to win." Count UFC bantamweight contender Eddie Wineland among those fighting purely to

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Invicta FC 4 Loses Main Eventer to Surgery;...

Dec 28, 2012Comments off977 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is far from the only fight promotion that’s been bitten by the injury bug. The latest is Invicta FC, the fast-rising

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UFC Headed to Mexico in January to Cast ...

Dec 27, 2012Comments off1042 Views

UFC president Dana White has been saying for years that he’s taking his company to Mexico, but Thursday was the first time that he revealed

Gilbert Melendez vs. Jorge Masvidal at Strikeforce

Strikeforce Champ Gilbert Melendez Will Lik...

Dec 27, 2012Comments off1269 Views

It has been more than a year since Dana White first declared Gilbert Melendez was making the move to the Octagon. A lengthy, torturous wait

UFC 155 Pre-Fight Heat Centers on Cain Vela...

Dec 27, 2012Comments off3554 Views

While Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez promises an explosive bout on Saturday night, the pre-fight heat at Thursday's press conference centered on Velasquez's "Brown

Injury Bug is Back, Takes a Bite Out of UFC...

Dec 27, 2012Comments off607 Views

We’re just about to close out 2012, but the UFC injury bug is already making its way into the New Year, taking another bite out

Marloes Coenen Bout Added to Dream 18; Even...

Dec 26, 2012Comments off1997 Views

Former Strikeforce champion Marloes Coenen is a late addition to the Dream.18 New Year's Eve event in Japan. MMAWeekly.com has also confirmed the event will

Undefeated Featherweight Chas Skelly Emphat...

Dec 22, 2012Comments off974 Views

Chas Skelly returned to active competition in 2012 after a couple years out due to injury; he blasted back in a big way, winning three

Patrick Cote Draws Bobby Voelker in Welterw...

Dec 21, 2012Comments off1242 Views

Patrick Cote recently announced that he'll be making the drop to welterweight, now he has an event and opponent for his 170-pound debut.

Robbie Lawler Makes Octagon Return at UFC 1...

Dec 20, 2012Comments off3472 Views

Robbie Lawler is set to make his Octagon return at UFC 157 on Feb. 23 against Top 10 welterweight Josh Koscheck.

Brendan Schaub vs. Lavar Johnson Official f...

Dec 19, 2012Comments off1154 Views

UFC officials on Wednesday confirmed Brendan Schaub vs. Lavar Johnson for the UFC 157 fight card, and also announced a new fight for TUF Live

Will BJ Penn Hang Up the Gloves for Good Fo...

Dec 17, 2012Comments off2623 Views

UFC president Dana White led the calls for BJ Penn to hang up the gloves for good following his recent loss to Rory MacDonald, but

Patrick Cote vs. Alessio Sakara UFC 158 Rem...

Dec 17, 2012Comments off4101 Views

The announced UFC 158 rematch between Patrick Cote and Alessio Sakara is off the card before the Mike Goldberg’s words during the TUF 16 Finale

TUF 16 Finale Fighters Bonuses: Pat Barry&#...

Dec 16, 2012Comments off820 Views

Colton Smith may have become The Ultimate Fighter on Saturday night, but several other fighters – Pat Barry leading the way – scored $40,000 fighter

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Johny Hendricks vs. Jake Ellenberger at UFC...

Dec 15, 2012Comments off1004 Views

UFC 158 is quickly becoming welterweight-fest 2013. Johny Hendricks vs. Jake Ellenberger was added on Saturday, as the reported GSP vs. Nick Diaz fight was

UFC Will Return to Australia in 2013 for An...

Dec 15, 2012Comments off1161 Views

Aussie fans are already clamoring for more, but UFC officials say that the promotion, at minimum, will return in 2013 for another edition of TUF

UFC on FX 6 Fighter Bonuses: No Subs, but $...

Dec 15, 2012Comments off774 Views

There were no submissions at UFC on FX 6, but the UFC handed out $40,000 checks for the Knockout and Fight of the Night honors.

UFC on FX 6 Results: Team Australia’s...

Dec 14, 2012Comments off1238 Views

Robert Whittaker made good in front of a strongly supportive Aussie crowd, capturing the TUF: Smashes welterweight title.

UFC on FX 6 Results: Hector Lombard Notches...

Dec 14, 2012Comments off1248 Views

Hector Lombard, at UFC on FX 6, notched his first victory in the Octagon, but wasted no time moving on, calling out middleweight mouthpiece Michael

Bellator Lands on Thursday Nights on Spike ...

Dec 11, 2012Comments off1627 Views

Bellator and Spike TV officials on Tuesday announced the move of the promotion to the original home of The Ultimate Fighter, beginning with Bellator 85

UFC on Fox 5 Fight Bonuses Net Big Payday f...

Dec 08, 2012Comments off2236 Views

The UFC on Fox 5 fighter bonuses were handed out to the tune of $65,000 each for the winners, which played out quite well for

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Shogun Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Winner ...

Dec 06, 2012Comments off1131 Views

The winner of the UFC on Fox 5 co-main event between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Alexander Gustafsson will be the next challenger to the UFC

Renan Barão vs. Michael McDonald Heads UFC...

Dec 06, 2012Comments off739 Views

It’s no secret that interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barão is going to make the first defense of his belt against Michael McDonald, but now