All posts by Ken Pishna

UFC 155 Pre-Fight Heat Centers on Cain Vela...

Dec 27, 2012NoNo Comments3685 Views

While Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez promises an explosive bout on Saturday night, the pre-fight heat at Thursday's press conference centered on Velasquez's "Brown

Injury Bug is Back, Takes a Bite Out of UFC...

Dec 27, 2012NoNo Comments642 Views

We’re just about to close out 2012, but the UFC injury bug is already making its way into the New Year, taking another bite out

Marloes Coenen Bout Added to Dream 18; Even...

Dec 26, 2012NoNo Comments2059 Views

Former Strikeforce champion Marloes Coenen is a late addition to the Dream.18 New Year's Eve event in Japan. MMAWeekly.com has also confirmed the event will

Undefeated Featherweight Chas Skelly Emphat...

Dec 22, 2012NoNo Comments1026 Views

Chas Skelly returned to active competition in 2012 after a couple years out due to injury; he blasted back in a big way, winning three

Patrick Cote Draws Bobby Voelker in Welterw...

Dec 21, 2012NoNo Comments1306 Views

Patrick Cote recently announced that he'll be making the drop to welterweight, now he has an event and opponent for his 170-pound debut.

Robbie Lawler Makes Octagon Return at UFC 1...

Dec 20, 2012NoNo Comments3570 Views

Robbie Lawler is set to make his Octagon return at UFC 157 on Feb. 23 against Top 10 welterweight Josh Koscheck.

Brendan Schaub vs. Lavar Johnson Official f...

Dec 19, 2012NoNo Comments1204 Views

UFC officials on Wednesday confirmed Brendan Schaub vs. Lavar Johnson for the UFC 157 fight card, and also announced a new fight for TUF Live

Will BJ Penn Hang Up the Gloves for Good Fo...

Dec 17, 2012NoNo Comments2702 Views

UFC president Dana White led the calls for BJ Penn to hang up the gloves for good following his recent loss to Rory MacDonald, but

Patrick Cote vs. Alessio Sakara UFC 158 Rem...

Dec 17, 2012NoNo Comments4207 Views

The announced UFC 158 rematch between Patrick Cote and Alessio Sakara is off the card before the Mike Goldberg’s words during the TUF 16 Finale

TUF 16 Finale Fighters Bonuses: Pat Barry&#...

Dec 16, 2012NoNo Comments858 Views

Colton Smith may have become The Ultimate Fighter on Saturday night, but several other fighters – Pat Barry leading the way – scored $40,000 fighter

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Johny Hendricks vs. Jake Ellenberger at UFC...

Dec 15, 2012NoNo Comments1044 Views

UFC 158 is quickly becoming welterweight-fest 2013. Johny Hendricks vs. Jake Ellenberger was added on Saturday, as the reported GSP vs. Nick Diaz fight was

UFC Will Return to Australia in 2013 for An...

Dec 15, 2012NoNo Comments1218 Views

Aussie fans are already clamoring for more, but UFC officials say that the promotion, at minimum, will return in 2013 for another edition of TUF

UFC on FX 6 Fighter Bonuses: No Subs, but $...

Dec 15, 2012NoNo Comments814 Views

There were no submissions at UFC on FX 6, but the UFC handed out $40,000 checks for the Knockout and Fight of the Night honors.

UFC on FX 6 Results: Team Australia’s...

Dec 14, 2012NoNo Comments1298 Views

Robert Whittaker made good in front of a strongly supportive Aussie crowd, capturing the TUF: Smashes welterweight title.

UFC on FX 6 Results: Hector Lombard Notches...

Dec 14, 2012NoNo Comments1290 Views

Hector Lombard, at UFC on FX 6, notched his first victory in the Octagon, but wasted no time moving on, calling out middleweight mouthpiece Michael

Bellator Lands on Thursday Nights on Spike ...

Dec 11, 2012NoNo Comments1663 Views

Bellator and Spike TV officials on Tuesday announced the move of the promotion to the original home of The Ultimate Fighter, beginning with Bellator 85

UFC on Fox 5 Fight Bonuses Net Big Payday f...

Dec 08, 2012NoNo Comments2295 Views

The UFC on Fox 5 fighter bonuses were handed out to the tune of $65,000 each for the winners, which played out quite well for

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Shogun Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Winner ...

Dec 06, 2012NoNo Comments1190 Views

The winner of the UFC on Fox 5 co-main event between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Alexander Gustafsson will be the next challenger to the UFC

Renan Barão vs. Michael McDonald Heads UFC...

Dec 06, 2012NoNo Comments771 Views

It’s no secret that interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barão is going to make the first defense of his belt against Michael McDonald, but now

Cody Donovan Steps in to Face Nick Penner a...

Dec 05, 2012NoNo Comments1323 Views

Undefeated Strikeforce veteran Eddie Mendez has had to withdraw from his scheduled UFC on FX 6 bout with Nick Penner. Fellow UFC newcomer Cody Donovan

Shogun Shuts Down Jon Jones Talk, Firing on...

Dec 04, 2012NoNo Comments1614 Views

Shogun may be tiring of all the Jon Jones talk and questions about turning down the fight against the champ, but he's kept his focus

Dana White Pleads to UFC on Fox 5 Fighters ...

Nov 28, 2012NoNo Comments1969 Views

Trying to avert the disastrous effects of injuries over the past couple years, UFC president Dana White implores UFC on Fox 5 fighters to "tone

After Alexander Gustafsson Beats Shogun, He...

Nov 28, 2012NoNo Comments2483 Views

Alexander Gustafsson's confidence is a large part of his success in the Octagon. If it carries through, he'll leverage that confidence to defeat Shogun Rua

UFC on Fox 5 Televised Prelims Move to FX, ...

Nov 27, 2012NoNo Comments1395 Views

The latest change in the UFC-Fox television deal includes a move of "Big Fox" event prelims from Fuel TV to FX in an effort to

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UFC on Fuel TV 7 Confirmed for Wembley Aren...

Nov 27, 2012NoNo Comments679 Views

MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday confirmed that UFC on Fuel TV 7 would take place at Wembley Arena.

Could Sara McMann be Tapped as Ronda Rousey...

Nov 27, 2012NoNo Comments1641 Views

Sara McMann and Ronda Rousey's careers have followed a parallel course, although Rousey's at a steeper upward trajectory. Could McMann be Rousey's first UFC title

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Michael Bisping Calls for UFC Interim Belt;...

Nov 25, 2012NoNo Comments1161 Views

With Anderson Silva looking less and less likely to defend his UFC middleweight strap anytime soon, Michael Bisping is calling for Vitor Belfort fight to

Denied: Alessio Sakara’s UFC 154 Appe...

Nov 25, 2012NoNo Comments1878 Views

Alessio Sakara’s appeal of his disqualification loss to Patrick Cote at UFC 154 on Nov. 17 in Montreal has been denied.

Thiago Silva Suspended for Positive Marijua...

Nov 22, 2012NoNo Comments2138 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday announced that Thiago Silva, following a UFC on Fuel TV 6 drug test, has turned up positive results for

Phil De Fries Draws Returning Todd Duffee a...

Nov 21, 2012NoNo Comments1576 Views

Phil De Fries draws the returning Todd Duffee as his new opponent at UFC 155 in Las Vegas.