All posts by Ken Pishna

Cris Cyborg Targeted for Strikeforce Fight ...

Aug 30, 2011Comments off646 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 off554 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 off1053 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 off518 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 off1503 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 off768 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 off1062 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 off1739 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 off718 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 off547 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 off3185 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 off1499 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.

UFC on Versus 5 Fighters Score $65,000 Bonu...

Aug 14, 2011Comments off1216 Views

UFC on Versus 5 took place in Milwaukee on Sunday night with a fight card chalk full of finishes and exciting fights that left UFC

UFC on Versus 5 Facebook Prelim Results: He...

Aug 14, 2011Comments off485 Views

Jimy Hettes, Cole Miller, Jacob Volkmann, and Edwin Figueroa all impressed on the opening four fights of UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs. Lytle on

Strikeforce Challengers 18 Results: Joe Dua...

Aug 13, 2011Comments off893 Views

In a fight that could have swung either way on the scorecards, the judges in Las Vegas saw the Strikeforce Challengers main event in favor

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Gilbert Melendez Not Jumping to UFC Ship Ye...

Aug 12, 2011Comments off516 Views

Despite all the swirling talk about the UFC poaching all of Strikeforce's top fighters, Gilbert Melendez won't be one of them if that situation comes

No UFC Fights Scheduled, Jon Fitch’s ...

Aug 07, 2011Comments off814 Views

With one of the best records in UFC history, and wanting to fight the creme de la creme, Jon Fitch's next step in the Octagon

GSP and Nick Diaz Likely on Tap for UFC Pri...

Aug 07, 2011Comments off982 Views

Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz are likely on tap for a stint on UFC Primetime for their upcoming fight at UFC 137 in October, but

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Despite UFC 133 Loss to Rashad Evans, Tito ...

Aug 07, 2011Comments off639 Views

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz may not have won against Rashad Evans at UFC 133, but the fire to fight still shines bright

UFC 133 Postfight Fighter Awards and Bonuse...

Aug 06, 2011Comments off638 Views

For most UFC events, the wealth often gets spread down the line to some of the preliminary bout fighters, but not so at UFC 133

UFC 133 Results: Vitor Belfort is Back!

Aug 06, 2011Comments off910 Views

Just a few months removed from being on the receiving end of a first-round knockout, Vitor Belfort is back to being the phenom, scoring a

UFC 133 Results: Constantinos Philippou Get...

Aug 06, 2011Comments off973 Views

Constantinos Philippou got the call to the UFC 133 main card, and a victory to go along with it, but he wasn't all that satisfied

UFC 133 Prelims Live on Spike Results: Mend...

Aug 06, 2011Comments off676 Views

In two UFC 133 preliminary bouts on Spike TV, leading up to Saturday night's main card in Philadelphia, we saw a light heavyweight upstart establish

UFC 133 Facebook Prelims Results: Experienc...

Aug 06, 2011Comments off1006 Views

As has become custom, UFC 133 kicked off Saturday with a slate of four preliminary bouts that aired live on Facebook from the Wells Fargo

UFC Pres Dana White Says They Are Done with...

Aug 04, 2011Comments off915 Views

All but one fighter from Team Gold Glory was currently released from any contractual obligations to Strikeforce or the UFC. Company president Dana White says

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UFC 133: Tito Ortiz, “I Never Knew I ...

Aug 02, 2011Comments off423 Views

Tito Ortiz comes from a time in mixed martial arts when it was hardly considered a sport, let along a legitimate career choice. But now,

As the UK Turns, the Wheel Lands on UFC 138...

Aug 01, 2011Comments off859 Views

Che Mills has been bathed in controversy over his next fight, but it now appears that the waters are clearing and he will indeed fight

Excitement, Controversy, Uncertainty: Where...

Jul 31, 2011Comments off2110 Views

Dan Henderson was involved in one of the more exciting rounds, if not fights, in recent MMA action, stopping Fedor Emelianenko inside of the first

Amidst Strikeforce Title Talk, Tim Kennedy&...

Jul 31, 2011Comments off1132 Views

After defeating Robbie Lawler on Saturday night, title talk heated up for Tim Kennedy. The Strikeforce middleweight is happy to entertain such tallk, but he

Is Che Mills Fighting Chris Cope at UFC 138...

Jul 30, 2011Comments off1168 Views

What began as just another fight announcement for the upcoming UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz fight card has turned into a swirl of controversy.