All posts by Ken Pishna

UFC Boss Continues Claims that Culinary Uni...

Jul 24, 2011Comments off1259 Views

The UFC has been waiting. Fighters have been waiting. Fans have been waiting. But still there is no MMA in New York. UFC boss Dana

Strikeforce Challengers 17 Results: Storybo...

Jul 23, 2011Comments off1034 Views

Trilogies are typically reserved for books and movies, but fans in attendance at Strikeforce Challengers 17 were treated to the third episode of a mixed

Calgary Commission Renders Decision After R...

Jul 22, 2011Comments off1308 Views

The Calgary Combative Sports Commission on Thursday rendered a decision on the questionable slow referee stoppage in the recent Kim Couture vs. Sheila Bird fight

UFC 139 Fight Card: Urijah Faber and Brian ...

Jul 22, 2011Comments off987 Views

Urijah Faber wants a rematch. Brian Bowles wants a rematch. But before either fighter gets an opportunity to step back in the Octagon with UFC

Lyle Beerbohm Out; JZ Cavalcante Set to Fig...

Jul 20, 2011Comments off382 Views

A premier lightweight bout between Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante and Lyle Beerbohm has suffered a casualty for the Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson fight card in Chicago.

MFC Releases Drew Fickett Following Second ...

Jul 19, 2011Comments off988 Views

The Maximum Fighting Championship on Monday released former MFC lightweight contender Drew Fickett from his contract with the promotion.

UFC 134 Fight Card News: Raphael Assuncao G...

Jul 18, 2011Comments off736 Views

UFC 134 got another Brazilian battle, adding a featherweight bout pitting Raphael Assuncao against Octagon newcomer Johnny Eduardo.

UFC News: Charlie Brenneman vs. Anthony Joh...

Jul 16, 2011Comments off671 Views

A welterweight bout between Charlie Brenneman and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is on tap for a third October UFC event.

Shark Fights 17 Results: Jake Rosholt Wins,...

Jul 16, 2011Comments off607 Views

UFC veterans Jake Rosholt and Ricco Rodriguez continued their winning ways at Friday night's Shark Fights 17 at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas.

Joe Lauzon and Melvin Guillard Make it Easy...

Jul 15, 2011Comments off884 Views

First, BJ Penn and Carlos Condit basically put their bout for a UFC event in October together via Twitter. Now some jawing between Melvin Guillard

Ricco Rodriguez Agrees to New Opponent Afte...

Jul 15, 2011Comments off1259 Views

Shark Fights 17: Horwich vs. Rosholt II is finally set for Friday night at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas, but it wasn’t without

UFC Fighter, Firefighter, Father… Pol...

Jul 14, 2011Comments off923 Views

UFC veteran Chris Lytle faces Dan Hardy on Aug. 14 in Milwaukee, Wisc., but he may soon be picking a fight of another kind. He’s

Calgary Commission On Hold While New Jersey...

Jul 14, 2011Comments off366 Views

The Calgary Combative Sports Commission on Thursday issued a statement regarding the sanctioning situation swirling around Kim Couture following her July 8 fight at AX

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UFC President Dana White Says Brock Lesnar&...

Jul 14, 2011Comments off2670 Views

Brock Lesnar is on the mend and recouping from his latest bout with diverticulitis in true Brock Lesnar fashion... on his own, on a farm,

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Rashad Evans Guaranteed Title Shot if He Be...

Jul 14, 2011Comments off538 Views

UFC president Dana White on Thursday confirmed that Rashad Evans, if successful against Tito Ortiz at UFC 133, will get a shot at the winner

Hayato ‘Mach’ Sakurai Injured, ...

Jul 14, 2011Comments off1271 Views

Dream event producer Keiichi Sasahara on Thursday announced that Hayato “Mach” Sakurai has had to withdraw from his proposed non-title bout with Dream welterweight champion

BJ Penn’s Brother, Reagan Penn, to Ma...

Jul 14, 2011Comments off839 Views

UFC veteran BJ Penn isn’t the only fighter in the family and his younger brother, Reagan, is going to get the chance to prove it.

Strikeforce Challengers 18 Fight Card Gets ...

Jul 13, 2011Comments off663 Views

A middleweight bout between Danillo Villefort and Nathan James has been scheduled for Strikeforce Challengers 18 on Aug. 12 at the Palms Casino Resort in

Tyson Griffin Not Starting Over as UFC Feat...

Jul 09, 2011Comments off816 Views

Tyson Griffin has long been considered one of the top fighters in the UFC lightweight division. Now that he's made the move down to featherweight,

Tyson Griffin Not Starting Over as UFC Feat...

Jul 06, 2011Comments off298 Views

Tyson Griffin has long been considered one of the top fighters in the UFC lightweight division. Now that he's made the move down to featherweight,

Patricio Pitbull Pulls Out of Bellator 47 T...

Jul 05, 2011Comments off1121 Views

A hand injury has forced Patricio “Pitbull” Freire out of his scheduled title fight with Joe Warren at Bellator 47.

Nik Lentz and Charles Oliveira Likely Heade...

Jun 30, 2011Comments off416 Views

Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz are on the path to a second showdown after their UFC on Versus 4 bout was ruled a "no contest,"

After Spike TV Counter-Programming Tactics,...

Jun 30, 2011Comments off669 Views

All is fair in love and war... and television contract negotiations, evidently. The UFC and longtime broadcast partner Spike TV hit a snag in negotiations

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UFC President Dana White Says Nate Marquard...

Jun 27, 2011Comments off1488 Views

Not only is Nate Marquardt currently out of a job due to his recent flack with UFC president Dana White over failing to gain medical

UFC on Versus 4 Attendance and Gate are Mod...

Jun 27, 2011Comments off448 Views

UFC on Versus 4 in Pittsburgh draws modest attendance and gate receipts, but UFC president Dana White appreciate of the "guys that will step up

UFC on Versus 4 Fighter Bonuses: Kongo, Lau...

Jun 26, 2011Comments off806 Views

There was a bevvy of fighters worthy of earning post-fight award bonuses at UFC on Versus 4 on Sunday night in Pittsburgh, but there were

UFC on Versus 4 Preliminary Bout Results: T...

Jun 26, 2011Comments off939 Views

The UFC on Versus 4 preliminary bouts on Facebook were a mixed bag for fight fans. The event started with several finishes, but ended in

Bellator 46 Results: Sandro, Mann, Curran, ...

Jun 26, 2011Comments off598 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships kicked off its Featherweight Summer Series Tournament with a bang, as Ronnie Mann, Pat Curran, Marlon Sandro, and Nazareno Malegarie all moved

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BREAKING NEWS: Former UFC Middleweight Cont...

Jun 25, 2011Comments off1546 Views

Things went from bad to worse very quickly for Nate Marquardt on Saturday. Not only was he not cleared to fight at UFC on Versus

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BREAKING NEWS: Nate Marquardt Out of UFC on...

Jun 25, 2011Comments off1267 Views

UFC on Versus 4 has suffered some changes along the way, but none as big as the blow dealt on Saturday. Main event fighter Nate