All posts by Ken Pishna

Amidst Strikeforce Title Talk, Tim Kennedy&...

Jul 31, 2011Comments off1151 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 off1194 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.

Tim Kennedy Fights for a Bigger Prize than ...

Jul 29, 2011Comments off576 Views

Make no mistake about it, Tim Kennedy does want to become the Strikeforce middleweight champion, but there is still something bigger driving him to achieve

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No Love Lost for Jon Jones, New Team Renews...

Jul 28, 2011Comments off834 Views

Rashad Evans has made numerous changes since the last time he set foot in the Octagon, starting his own team, moving across the country. Will

With The Crow Grounded, Doug ‘The Rhi...

Jul 28, 2011Comments off1271 Views

UFC veteran and current Tachi Palace Fights middleweight champion David “The Crow” Loiseau has pulled out of next week’s bout against Giva Santana, according to

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It’s UFC or Bust for Former Strikefor...

Jul 25, 2011Comments off1629 Views

Cung Le wants continue both fighting and acting. But he's closing in on an apparent deal-breaker for his fighting career. It appears that it's either

UFC Boss Continues Claims that Culinary Uni...

Jul 24, 2011Comments off1344 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 off1104 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 off1378 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 off1056 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 off410 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 off1052 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 off762 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 off706 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 off665 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 off935 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 off1346 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 off978 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 off395 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 off2792 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 off576 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 off1321 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 off874 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 off719 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 off843 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 off312 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 off1177 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 off442 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 off712 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 off1541 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