All posts by Ken Pishna

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Strikeforce Champ Gilbert Melendez UFC Boun...

Oct 02, 2011Comments off1065 Views

Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez, according to UFC president Dana White, will be the latest talent siphoned away to the UFC.

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UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson $65,000 P...

Oct 02, 2011Comments off1052 Views

The UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson fighters that scored postfight awards walked away with an additional $65,000 for their efforts.

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Dave Herman Says He’s Out of UFC 136 ...

Sep 29, 2011Comments off522 Views

Heavyweight Dave Herman was removed from the UFC 136 fight card on Wednesday. He says it was because of an alleged failed drug test in

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UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage Weigh-in Photo G...

Sep 23, 2011Comments off561 Views

Exclusive UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage weigh-in photo gallery from Friday's festivities. Must have been something in the water, the fighters were kind of chippy.

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Matt Hughes Enters UFC 135 on Last Fight of...

Sep 19, 2011Comments off765 Views

Matt Hughes' fight with Josh Koscheck at UFC 135 on Saturday night is the final bout on his current contract. Will it be enough for

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Jason Miller Brings the Passion to Counter ...

Sep 18, 2011Comments off1146 Views

Mayhem is sure to drop an entertainment bomb on "The Ultimate Fighter" this season, but what Jason Miller brings as a coach to his charges

UFC Fight Night 25 Fighter Bonuses Net $55,...

Sep 17, 2011Comments off553 Views

As is customary, UFC president Dana White handed out post-fight awards and bonuses at UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs. Ellenberger on Saturday night. The

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Isaac DeJesus vs. Georgi Karakhanyan to Fig...

Sep 12, 2011Comments off484 Views

Former Tachi champion Isaac DeJesus and Bellator veteran Georgi Karakhanyan will square off for the vacant Tachi featherweight title on Dec. 2 at TPF 11.

BAMMA 7 Results & Review: Jim Wallhead...

Sep 10, 2011Comments off673 Views

"Judo" Jim Wallhead took a narrow split decision from UFC veteran Frank Trigg at BAMMA 7 on Saturday, while an overweight Paul Daley bested Jordan

UFC 140 Fight Card: Tito Ortiz and Rogerio ...

Sep 10, 2011Comments off1401 Views

It'll be nine months later when fight time rolls around, but Tito Ortiz and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira are finally slated to meet in the Octagon.

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Road Doesn’t Get Any Easier for Nick ...

Sep 08, 2011Comments off667 Views

Just 24 hours after Nick Diaz hit the skids, forcing UFC president Dana White to pull him from the UFC 137 main event, the former

Former Champs Antonio Rodrigo Noueira and F...

Sep 07, 2011Comments off1030 Views

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Frank Mir will square off at UFC 140 in December in Toronto, as both fighters try to work their way back

UFC 136 Fight Card: The Rematch That Never ...

Sep 07, 2011Comments off771 Views

People have clamored for the rematch between Nam Phan (16-9) and Leonard Garcia (15-7-1) ever since their controversial split decision bout at The Ultimate Fighter

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MMA Life: HBO and ESPN Photographer Ed Mulh...

Sep 07, 2011Comments off1269 Views

HBO and Sports Illustrated photographer Ed Mulholland has photographed numerous sports, but there's something special that attracts him to mixed martial arts.

Bellator Undercards to Stream on Spike.com;...

Sep 06, 2011Comments off950 Views

Spike.com will begin airing live Bellator undercard fights beginning with Saturday's Bellator 49, is a bigger move of the promotion to the Spike TV network

UFC on Fox Fight Card Growing, Adds Swanson...

Sep 03, 2011Comments off687 Views

The UFC on Saturday announced a featherweight bout pitting Cub Swanson against Ricardo Lamas for the Nov. 12 UFC on Fox event in Anaheim, Calif.

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Brock Lesnar Still on Track for UFC Return ...

Sep 02, 2011Comments off2898 Views

If Internet rumors were to be believed, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would have been retired and come back too many times to count.

Jake Shields Opts to Remain in Main Event o...

Aug 31, 2011Comments off874 Views

Despite his father, Jack, passing away earlier this week, UFC welterweight contender Jake Shields has opted to remain in the main event of the upcoming

Cris Cyborg Targeted for Strikeforce Fight ...

Aug 30, 2011Comments off610 Views

Cris "Cyborg" Santos recently inked a new deal with Strikeforce. Details are sketchy, but it sounds as if the champ will be back in the

Maximo Blanco Draws Pat Healy as Replacemen...

Aug 30, 2011Comments off526 Views

Originally slated to face Josh Thomson, Maximo Blanco will instead square off with Pat Healy at Strikeforce's Sept. 10 event in Cincinnati.

UFC 134 Rio Post Fight: Big Nog is Back, Re...

Aug 28, 2011Comments off1028 Views

After 18 months out of the Octagon, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was ready to shout it from the rooftops of Rio after knocking out rising heavyweight

UFC on Versus 6 Fight Card: Josh Neer and K...

Aug 23, 2011Comments off502 Views

Josh Neer and Keith Wisniewski both make their returns to the Octagon at UFC on Versus 6, where they will face one another.

Ring of Fire 41 Results: Brandon Thatch Win...

Aug 21, 2011Comments off1431 Views

Brandon Thatch took another step towards the bright lights of the biggest stages of MMA with a win over Chidi Njokuani at Saturday night's Ring

UFC President Dana White Says ESPN Bagged I...

Aug 20, 2011Comments off731 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship earlier this week announced a landmark television deal that will see their programming spread across the airwaves of the Fox family

Ring of Fire 41 Weigh-in Results; Njokuani ...

Aug 20, 2011Comments off1036 Views

Ring of Fire 41 takes place Saturday night at 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo. The main event showdown between up-and-comers Brandon Thatch and Chidi Njokuani

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta Says UFC Magazine-...

Aug 18, 2011Comments off1681 Views

Despite the numerous announcements that accompanied the UFC and Fox television deal on Thursday, there is more to come. One thing UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta

UFC on Fox TV Deal Marks a New Era in Live ...

Aug 18, 2011Comments off684 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Thursday unleashed its new seven-year television deal with the Fox family of networks that will bring at least 36 weeks

Jon Fitch Gets the Green Light to Return, b...

Aug 16, 2011Comments off515 Views

After months of dealing with a shoulder injury, Jon Fitch is back in business. Now the question is whether or not he'll get his wish

Autopsy Reveals Shawn Tompkins Died of a He...

Aug 16, 2011Comments off3084 Views

Prominent mixed martial arts and kickboxing trainer Shawn Tompkins passed away in his sleep over the weekend. An autopsy was performed on Monday revealing the

UFC Reportedly Strikes New Multi-Year TV De...

Aug 16, 2011Comments off1466 Views

The UFC has reportedly found a new television home for 2012 and beyond. The mixed martial arts juggernaut is reportedly headed to Fox in 2012.