All posts by Ken Pishna

UFC Working To Include Canada in Fight For ...

Jan 12, 2011Comments off378 Views

UFC president Dana White says that they are looking into expanding Fight for the Troops efforts to Canada, starting with next week's UFC Fight for

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Shane Carwin Accepts UFC 131 Slot, Proposed...

Jan 11, 2011Comments off850 Views

Shane Carwin says he had accepted a fight with Roy Nelson at UFC 130, but that fight was pulled and he will instead move on

Jason MacDonald vs. Ryan Jensen Adds to Can...

Jan 10, 2011Comments off1064 Views

Canadian Jason MacDonald is expected to face Ryan Jensen at UFC 129, bolstering the number of native fighters on the roster of the UFC's Toronto

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. T...

Jan 09, 2011Comments off1170 Views

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Thiago Silva, both Top 10 fighters, have agreed to square off at UFC 130 in May.

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Alistair Overeem Risks Belt In Strikeforce ...

Jan 09, 2011Comments off2246 Views

Alistair Overeem was a surprise announcement for Strikeforce's Heavyweight Grand Prix. The promotion's champion, he will put his belt on the line and it will

Strikeforce Confident Josh Barnett Will Fig...

Jan 08, 2011Comments off924 Views

Strikeforce has taken a risk, adding Josh Barnett to its upcoming Heavyweight Grand Prix. But it is a calculated risk. CEO Scott Coker is confident

Tyron Woodley Grinds Out Win at Strikeforce...

Jan 08, 2011Comments off647 Views

Tyron Woodley ground his way to a three-round unanimous decision over Tarec Saffiedine at Strikeforce Challengers 13 on Friday night, graduating to the upper tier

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Cain Velasquez Goes For Surgery, Doesn̵...

Jan 06, 2011Comments off1735 Views

Cain Velasquez tried to forgo surgery, but his torn rotator cuff would not cooperate. Out for the next several months, the UFC heavyweight champion doesn't

Strikeforce Fedor vs. Silva Main Card To Be...

Jan 05, 2011Comments off687 Views

Before the ink dried on a new contract with Fedor Emelianenko, Strikeforce announced his and most of its heavyweight roster’s next fights. Fedor helps kick

UFC 128 Bout Between Karlos Vemola and Luiz...

Jan 03, 2011Comments off430 Views

A UFC 128 bout pitting Karlos Vemola against Luiz Cane has been signed for UFC 128 on March 19 in New Jersey.

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Fedor vs. Antonio Silva Set for Strikeforce...

Jan 03, 2011Comments off1871 Views

Fedor Emelianenko is expected to return to the cage to face Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva as part of Strikeforce's eight-man heavyweight tournament on Feb. 12.

Miesha Tate Starting Training for Strikefor...

Jan 02, 2011Comments off1257 Views

Strikeforce fighter Miesha Tate earned her shot at the promotion’s 135-pound division title defeating two fighters in one night last August. Now she is finally

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Report: Georges St-Pierre vs. Jake Shields ...

Jan 02, 2011Comments off1640 Views

One of the worst kept secrets in MMA has been the desire to have UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre headline UFC 129 and defend his

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UFC 129 in Toronto Will Feature Randy Coutu...

Jan 02, 2011Comments off960 Views

UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture isn't done yet. It appears that he'll be fighting Lyoto Machida at UFC 129 in Toronto.

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UFC 125 Postfight Awards Are Clear-Cut for ...

Jan 02, 2011Comments off476 Views

Ultimate Fighting Championship officials on Saturday night handed out their traditional post-fight awards and bonuses, and while there were plenty of options to choose from

UFC 125 Prelims: Stephens Lands Comeback KO...

Jan 01, 2011Comments off837 Views

The UFC 125 preliminary bouts on ION Television delivered excitement with Jeremy Stephens and Brad Tavares delivering crushing KOs, and unheralded featherweight Dustin Poirier claiming

Mark Hunt vs. Chris Tuchscherer Fills Up UF...

Jan 01, 2011Comments off1412 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday added a heavyweight bout pitting New Zealander Mark Hunk against Brock Lesnar training partner Chris Tuchscherer to the UFC

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UFC 125 Preview: Frankie Edgar vs. Gray May...

Dec 31, 2010Comments off816 Views

The main event of UFC 125: Resolution is a rematch, and a proving ground of sorts, for UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Gray

UFC Fight Night 24: Duane Ludwig Confirms B...

Dec 31, 2010Comments off713 Views

A UFC lightweight bout between Duane "Bang" Ludwig and "Ultimate Fighter Season 7" winner Amir Sadollah is signed for March 26 for UFC Fight Night

Bombing of Planned UFC Event Site in Afghan...

Dec 29, 2010Comments off978 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship's plans to hold a UFC event for U.S. troops in Afghanistan got put on hold due to bombing of the planned

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Chuck Liddell Retires, Named UFC Vice Presi...

Dec 29, 2010Comments off2465 Views

UFC president Dana White on Wednesday officially announced former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell's retirement from fighting, but named him to the UFC's executive

Rumored Dan Hardy vs. Anthony Johnson Bout ...

Dec 28, 2010Comments off746 Views

A heavily rumored welterweight showdown between Top 10 ranked Dan Hardy and Anthony Johnson has been verbally agreed to with a target of UFC Fight

Dynamite!! 2010: Alistair Overeem Prefight ...

Dec 28, 2010Comments off606 Views

Alistair Overeem, with no official opponent, is still preparing to fight at Dream's Dynamite!! 2010 on New Year's Eve, and he is adamant that it

UFC 125 Play-by-Play: Daniel Roberts vs. Gr...

Dec 28, 2010Comments off786 Views

Play-by-play coverage of Daniel Roberts vs. Greg Soto at UFC 125: Resolution at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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Tito Ortiz Confirms UFC Fight Night 24 Bout...

Dec 26, 2010Comments off502 Views

Speculation has pointed to a bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira being moved from UFC 128 to UFC

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UFC 125: Brian Stann Credit’s Jackon&...

Dec 25, 2010Comments off642 Views

Brian Stann made an immediate splash in the WEC due to his athletic talent. After moving over to the UFC, Stann also moved to Jackson's

Dream Dynamite!! 2010 Will Air Live on HDNe...

Dec 24, 2010Comments off779 Views

HDNet on Friday revealed plans to carry Dream's Dynamite!! 2010 New Year's Eve extravaganza live on the network. Dynamite!! will begin at 1 a.m. PT

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Thiago Alves Returns to UFC in May, Expecte...

Dec 24, 2010Comments off2069 Views

Thiago Alves found out he will be returning to the Octagon at the UFC's annual Memorial Day weekend event in Las Vegas. MMAWeekly.com sources indicate

UPDATED: Todd Duffee Likely To Get Crack at...

Dec 24, 2010Comments off1944 Views

A day after Dream officially announced that Strikeforce and K-1 World Grand Prix champion Alistair Overeem would fight on its Dynamite!! 2010 fight card, all

Kid Yamamoto Draws Mighty Tough Octagon Deb...

Dec 23, 2010Comments off1213 Views

It has taken years to finally lure Japanese fighting superstar Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto to the Octagon, but he's been given no quarter with his promotional