All posts by Ken Pishna

UFC-WEC Merger Net TV Loss, But a UFC Boost...

Oct 31, 2010Comments off385 Views

The UFC-WEC merger will be a net loss of MMA events on the Versus network, although UFC president Dana White says that his company will

Bellator 34: Hector Lombard Retains Title; ...

Oct 29, 2010Comments off706 Views

Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard retained his title at Bellator 34 on Thursday night, while Megumi Fujii and Zoila Frausto battled it out for the

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UFC-WEC Merger: Reed Harris Proud to See Hi...

Oct 28, 2010Comments off935 Views

The UFC-WEC merger is no longer a rumor; it's a fact. WEC co-founder Reed Harris took time after the announcement to talk with MMAWeekly.com about

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UFC-WEC Merger: UFC’s Major Announcem...

Oct 28, 2010Comments off1044 Views

UFC president Dana White on Thursday held a media conference call to make his next big UFC announcement. No, it wasn't the rumored UFC Network,

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Back Problems Force Shane Carwin Out of UFC...

Oct 26, 2010Comments off557 Views

Shane Carwin on Tuesday morning announced that he is pulling out of his scheduled fight with Roy Nelson on Jan. 1 at UFC 125.

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Jon Fitch Talks Title Shot, Shields, and Co...

Oct 23, 2010Comments off549 Views

Jon Fitch talks about his chances of getting a UFC welterweight title shot, Jake Shields leap-frogging him to title contention, and wanting to fight Carlos

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UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez Weigh-in Phot...

Oct 22, 2010Comments off698 Views

Check out all the images from Friday's UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez weigh-ins outside the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.

Diego Sanchez: Wrestling Wins Fights

Oct 21, 2010Comments off534 Views

Diego Sanchez talks about his UFC 121 bout against Paulo Thiago, plans on shifting weight classes again, and how he believes that wrestling is what

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Cain Velasquez: It’s Not Pressure, It...

Oct 21, 2010Comments off452 Views

A lot has been made about the marketing of Cain Velasquez to the Hispanic community, but for him, it's not about pressure, it's about pride.

Bisping Believes He’s One Win From Ti...

Oct 18, 2010Comments off615 Views

Michael Bisping feels he is one good win away from a title shot after defeating Yoshihiro Akiyama. Does UFC president Dana White?

UFC SAYS PLAN IS TO INCREASE UK EVENTS IN 2...

Oct 14, 2010Comments off167 Views

After an 11-month layoff, UFC U.K. boss Marshall Zelaznik says that the plan is for the promotion to do several more events in the U.K.

CONDIT EXPLAINS MISSED FLIGHT FOR UFC 120

Oct 14, 2010Comments off532 Views

Carlos Condit missed his flight to the U.K., causing many, including Dan Hardy, to question him. Condit on Thursday explained the mishap...

UFC RECORD BREAKER IN TORONTO, LIKELY MID-2...

Oct 12, 2010Comments off268 Views

The UFC is likely to head to Toronto mid-year 2001 for what it believes will be an event that sets the North American MMA attendance

HIGH STAKES: SHIELDS MAY GET TITLE SHOT WIT...

Oct 12, 2010Comments off185 Views

Jake Shields hasn't fought in the Octagon yet, but he's already being considered for a shot at the winner of Georges St-Pierre vs. Josh Koscheck...

CLAY GUIDA ANNOUNCES UFC 125 BOUT WITH GOMI

Oct 11, 2010Comments off203 Views

Clay Guida on Sunday night announced that he will face Takanori Gomi on New Year's Day in Las Vegas...

CBS OUT OF THE STRIKEFORCE PICTURE FOR 2010

Oct 10, 2010Comments off171 Views

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker on Saturday night confirmed that CBS isn't on the radar for the foreseeable future, but he's hoping to revisit the situation

STRIKEFORCE WORKING ON MELENDEZ-AOKI REMATC...

Oct 10, 2010Comments off184 Views

Gilbert Melendez has been on

THOMSON LINES UP A TRILOGY WITH MELENDEZ

Oct 09, 2010Comments off208 Views

Josh Thomson wasn't happy with the way his fight with JZ Cavalcante ended on Saturday night, but he's happy to step into a trilogy with

TYRON WOODLEY: A NEW CONTENDER HAS ARRIVED

Oct 09, 2010Comments off182 Views

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NICK DIAZ: “IT’S JUST KIND OF M...

Oct 09, 2010Comments off252 Views

Nick Diaz's life is about fighting, and he looks forward to finishing the fight that he never had the opportunity to the first time around

BENAVIDEZ STEPS IN FOR BOWLES AT WEC 52

Oct 07, 2010Comments off202 Views

Just 24 hours after learning that former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles withdrew from the promotion's Nov. 11 fight card, his replacement has come to

JOE SOTO’S CAREER ON THE LINE WITH EY...

Sep 30, 2010Comments off357 Views

Joe Soto lost his mother on Christmas, then his Bellator featherweight title, and now he's battling for his eyesight...

Mir KO’s Cro Cop At End Of Lackluster...

Sep 26, 2010Comments off126 Views

Frank Mir is considered one of the best heavyweight grappler's in the sport of mixed martial arts, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic one of the best

- BADER STILL UNBLEMISHED WITH WIN OVER LI&...

Sep 26, 2010Comments off120 Views

Ryan Bader kept his record unblemished on Saturday night, scoring the biggest win over his career in front of the UFC 119 crowd in Indianapolis...

LYTLE BOXES HIS WAY TO VICTORY OVER SERRA

Sep 26, 2010Comments off242 Views

It showed on Matt Serra's face, it showed by the crowd's applause, and it showed on the judges' scorecards at UFC 119 in Indianapolis. Chris

Sherk Takes The Split Decision From Dunham

Sep 25, 2010Comments off145 Views

Sean Sherk took a razor close split decision over Evan Dunham at UFC 119 on Saturday night in Indianapolis...

Cro Cop’s Eye Cleared For UFC 119

Sep 21, 2010Comments off533 Views

After swirling speculation worthy of daytime soaps, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic has gained medical clearance for an eye injury that put his UFC 119 bout

- LAUZON GIVES RUEDIGER A RUDE UFC WELCOME

Aug 28, 2010Comments off180 Views

Joe Lauzon gave Ultimate Fighter 5 castmate Gabe Ruediger a rude welcome to the UFC and Andre Winner went out a loser to Nik Lentz

WHITE FED UP WITH THIAGO ALVES MISSING WEIG...

Aug 08, 2010Comments off566 Views

Thiago Alves missed weight on Friday. After dominating him for three round, Jon Fitch was okay with that. UFC president Dana White isn't quite so

UFC On Versus 2 Bonuses Net $40,000

Aug 01, 2010Comments off225 Views

Several fighters at Sunday's UFC on Versus 2: Jones vs. Matyushenko scored $40,000 postfight bonuses...