All posts by Ken Pishna


Demain Maia Draws Chris Weidman to Mend UFC...

Jan 17, 2012Comments off902 Views

The UFC didn’t have much time to find a replacement when Mark Munoz fell off the UFC on Fox 2 fight card on Tuesday, but


UFC 145 Nixed for Montreal

Jan 17, 2012Comments off792 Views

Not only did UFC officials lose Mark Munoz to injury for the UFC on Fox 2 event next week, but they also had to reschedule


Mark Munoz Injured; Chael Sonnen vs. Michae...

Jan 17, 2012Comments off891 Views

Less than two weeks removed from the event, the UFC on Fox 2 fight card has undergone a major change. Chael Sonnen will now face


Junior dos Santos Knee Nearing 100-Percent

Jan 15, 2012Comments off554 Views

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is feeling good and nearing 100-percent health following a knee injury that had him on the sidelines.


UFC 142 Rio Fighter Bonuses; Barboza the Ru...

Jan 15, 2012Comments off898 Views

The UFC’s return to Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night was chalk full of stunning finishes and tremendous battles, so whittling down the UFC 142


UFC 142 Rio Fight Is On! Anthony Johnson at...

Jan 14, 2012Comments off2106 Views

The UFC 142 Rio fight between Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson got the green light on Saturday when Johnson made the newly agreed upon weight


Jose Aldo Takes UFC 142 Rio Home Turf Press...

Jan 10, 2012Comments off840 Views

Home turf advantage also comes with it's own special set of pressures and distractions, but Jose Aldo believes he's prepared to deal with them at


UFC 141 Drug Tests Clean; Overeem Has Two L...

Jan 09, 2012Comments off840 Views

The UFC 141 drug test results came back clean with all but one fighter tested, although Alistair Overeem still has two more tests to go.

Cris Cyborg vs Yamanaka

Cris “Cyborg” Santos Tests Posi...

Jan 06, 2012Comments off7331 Views

The California State Athletic Commission on Friday announced that Cris “Cyborg” Santos tested positive for her most recent fight.

Chad Mendes

No Pressure, Chad Mendes Plans to Blast Jos...

Jan 04, 2012Comments off1255 Views

Chad Mendes is a decided underdog heading into his UFC 142 Rio bout with Jose Aldo. But he believes he's got what it takes to


Overeem Paid in Full; Golden Glory Still in...

Jan 03, 2012Comments off1182 Views

Despite a court order, Golden Glory was unable to stop Alistair Overeem from getting paid in full for his UFC 141 fight with Lesnar. They


UFC 141 Results: Diaz Picks Cowboy Apart

Dec 31, 2011Comments off737 Views

All the trash talk and pushing and shoving leading up to the UFC 141 battle between Nate Diaz and Donald Cerrone was nothing compared to


UFC 141 Results: Alexander Gustafsson is No...

Dec 30, 2011Comments off1128 Views

Alexander Gustafsson, at UFC 141 on Friday night, proved himself a worthy contender in the UFC's light heavyweight division, currently ruled by champion Jon Jones.


UFC 141 Prelim Results: Pearson and Castill...

Dec 30, 2011Comments off588 Views

The UFC 141 Prelims Live on Spike TV featured two battles in the lighter weight classes, but neither produced the fight ending fireworks that many


Experience, Attitude Make TUF Brasil Best E...

Dec 23, 2011Comments off809 Views

What is it that has everyone so excited for TUF Brasil? That's simple... experience and attitude.

Vitor Belfort at Affliction

Vitor Belfort Begins All Access UFC 142 Ser...

Dec 20, 2011Comments off443 Views

Leading up to his middleweight showdown with Anthony Johnson at UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro, Top 10 ranked Vitor Belfort is giving fans a


Alistair Overeem Clears First Drug Test for...

Dec 20, 2011Comments off2190 Views

Alistair Overeem has taken the first step in gaining his licensure for his bout against Brock Lesnar on Dec. 30 at UFC 141 in Las


Tyler Toner Continues UFC Climb with Victor...

Dec 18, 2011Comments off684 Views

Tyler Toner, along with a cast of local top tier talent, came through big at Ring of Fire 42 on Saturday night, trying to fight


Gegard Mousasi in Strikeforce Title Picture

Dec 18, 2011Comments off689 Views

With his victory over Ovince St. Preux on Saturday night, Gegard Mousasi likely earned a birth into a fight for the vacant Strikeforce light heavyweight


Melendez and Rockhold Foregoing UFC was Par...

Dec 18, 2011Comments off632 Views

Strikeforce champions Gilbert Melendez and Luke Rockhold remaining with the promotion was a key element of the promotion's new broadcast contract with Showtime.


Strikeforce-Showtime Media Call with Dana W...

Dec 16, 2011Comments off382 Views

Dana White, Scott Coker, and Stephen Espinoza fielded questions from the media about the newly christened broadcast partnership between Strikeforce and Showtime.


Fabricio Werdum Faces Roy Nelson in UFC Ret...

Dec 14, 2011Comments off2365 Views

A UFC 143 heavyweight showdown between Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum is in tap for Super Bowl weekend, according to sources.


Vitor Belfort is Anthony Johnson’s Fi...

Dec 13, 2011Comments off1391 Views

Anthony Johnson initially said that his trip to middleweight was a "one-time thing." Having delved into training, however, he's ready to conquer Vitor Belfort and


Nogueira Avoids Surgery for Broken Arm

Dec 12, 2011Comments off1999 Views

Despite a broken humerus, it appears that UFC heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will be able to avoid surgery.


UFC Eyeing May Event in Brazil

Dec 11, 2011Comments off546 Views

With UFC 143 nailed down for January, the UFC is already eyeing a return to Brazil in May. Could it be the oft rumored stadium


Rodrigo Nogueira Headed to Surgery

Dec 11, 2011Comments off2373 Views

Refusing to tap out to Frank Mir's Kimura at UFC 140 on Saturday night, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will be heading into surgery to repair the


Tito Ortiz Wants One More Fight Before He R...

Dec 11, 2011Comments off1614 Views

Despite the punishing finish at the hands of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in Toronto on Saturday night, former UFC champion Tito Ortiz wants to finish out


UFC 140 Results: Frank Mir Comes Back from ...

Dec 10, 2011Comments off625 Views

Frank Mir came back from the brink of destruction at UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida on Saturday night, the break Rodrigo Nogueir's arm and win


UFC 140 Results: Ebersole Ekes Out Decision

Dec 10, 2011Comments off629 Views

Brian Ebersole eked out a split decision victory over hometown fighter Claude Patrick at UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida in Toronto on Saturday night.


UFC 140 Prelims: Pokrajac and Philippou Imp...

Dec 10, 2011Comments off403 Views

Igor Pokrajac and Constantinos Philippou lead a host of impressive performances on the UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida preliminary bouts on Saturday night in Toronto.