All posts by Ken Pishna

Florian Subs Gomi, Nabs $30,000 Bonus

Mar 31, 2010Comments off346 Views

UFC Fight Night 21 garnered four fighters $30,000 bonus checks, including Kenny Florian, who submitted Japanese legend Takanori Gomi in the main event...

UFC 111 Bonuses: Carwin, Pellegrino, Hamman...

Mar 28, 2010Comments off523 Views

The UFC 111 bonuses were handed out to Shane Carwin, Kurt Pellegrino, Jarred Hamman, and Rodney Wallace...

BJ Penn vs Diego Sanchez Confirmed For UFC ...

Sep 03, 2009Comments off293 Views

UFC lightweight champion B.J. Penn will face Diego Sanchez as part of UFC 107 scheduled for Dec. 12...

Ray Mercer TKO’S Tim Sylvia In MMA Bo...

Jun 14, 2009Comments off691 Views

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia was apparently TKO'd by former WBO heavyweight world champion boxer Ray Mercer in the opening seconds of their MMA

Jake Shields Only Wants Big Fights Now

Jun 08, 2009Comments off228 Views

"I just want to do the big fights," said Jake Shields after his first-round submission of No. 2 ranked middleweight Robbie Lawler...

WEC 41 In-Depth: Mike Brown vs Urijah Faber...

Jun 07, 2009Comments off686 Views

One of the most anticipated fights in WEC history, MMAWeekly.com takes you in-depth on the Mike Brown vs. Urijah Faber rematch...

Lawler Speaks Softly, But Carries A Big Sti...

Jun 05, 2009Comments off196 Views

The embodiment of American president Theodore Roosevelt's famous saying, Robbie Lawler doesn't do a lot of talking, but packs a lot of power in his

Fedor And Barnett Set Friendship Aside

Jun 04, 2009Comments off597 Views

Fedor Emelianenko and Josh Barnett weighed in on their upcoming fight at Affliction "Trilogy" on Aug. 1, as the promotion officially unveiled its third event...

Team Quest Hits Busy Time Across The Globe

May 07, 2009Comments off430 Views

Krzysztof Soszynski in the UFC and Sokoudjou and Joe Warrent at Pride lead a busy month for Team Quest...

Anderson Silva vs Forrest Griffin at UFC 10...

Apr 28, 2009Comments off575 Views

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will face former light heavyweight titleholder Forrest Griffin in the co-main event of UFC 101 in Philadelphia...

Aoki vs Sakurai To Head Dream Welterweights

Mar 13, 2009Comments off488 Views

Dream appears ready to kick off its first Welterweight Grand Prix in a big way, pitting No. 1 ranked lightweight Shinya Aoki against former Top

UFC 96: Rampage Wins, Wants His Belt Back!

Mar 08, 2009Comments off281 Views

It took all three rounds, but Quinton "Rampage" Jackson defeated Keith Jardine at UFC 96 on Saturday night to earn a return shot at the

Frank Mir Says May 23rd Date With Lesnar No...

Mar 07, 2009Comments off1178 Views

After a day of conflicting reports, it appears that the May 23 date for Frank Mir and Brock Lesnar to unify the UFC heavyweight championship

Mir Injured; Out Of UFC 98 Bout With Lesnar...

Mar 06, 2009Comments off795 Views

(UPDATED) Contrasting reports put Frank Mir's participation in the recently announced UFC heavyweight title unification bout with Brock Lesnar at UFC 98 in doubt...

Possible Rule Changes Put UFC 97 In Jeopard...

Feb 12, 2009Comments off406 Views

Possible rules changes by the Quebec Athletic Commission – perhaps even a smaller cage – could put the UFC's return to Montreal, UFC 97, in

Parisyan Tests Positive; Revealed Meds Pre-...

Feb 10, 2009Comments off403 Views

The NSAC revealed on Tuesday that Karo Parisyan has tested positive for banned substances following UFC 94. Parisyan says he revealed all his medications prior

UFC 92 Prelims: Okami Lined Up for Shot at ...

Dec 27, 2008Comments off204 Views

The UFC 92 preliminary fight card ended up being a mix of lackluster affairs amidst some year-end fireworks, with Yushin Okami staying lined up for

THIAGO ALVES GETS NEXT SHOT AT UFC 170 TITL...

Dec 09, 2008Comments off1188 Views

UFC president Dana White on Tuesday confirmed that Thiago Alves will get the next shot at the UFC welterweight title, regardless of who holds it...

- BISPING ANNOUNCED AS ULTIMATE FIGHTER 9 C...

Oct 18, 2008Comments off454 Views

UFC president Dana White on Saturday night officially announced that British middleweight Michael Bisping would coach the contingent from England on The Ultimate Fighter 9...

KOSCHECK STEPS IN TO FACE ALVES AT UFC 90

Oct 13, 2008Comments off561 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Monday confirmed a report by MMAWeekly.com that Diego Sanchez is out of his scheduled UFC 90 bout with Thiago Alves,

Mike Swick Back At It, Training For Goulet

Sep 17, 2008Comments off381 Views

It is all but signed off... Mike Swick says he has agreed to fight Jonathan Goulet on the live season finale of The Ultimate Fighter

- BISPING VS LEBEN AT UFC 89 IN BIRMINGHAM,...

Jul 01, 2008Comments off533 Views

The UFC on Tuesday confirmed that British superstar Michael Bisping will face Ultimate Fighter alum Chris Leben in the main event of an October return

Heath Herring To Face Brock Lesnar At UFC 8...

May 24, 2008Comments off1686 Views

MMAWeekly.com has confirmed that Heath Herring has agreed to fight Brock Lesnar at UFC 87 on Aug. 9 ...

UFC Fight Night 13 Review: Florian Brings T...

Apr 02, 2008Comments off417 Views

Before 6,742 rabid fans, Kenny Florian proved once again why he is considered one of the leading contenders to the throne that B.J. Penn and

Filho Out Of WEC Title Bout, Into Rehab

Mar 14, 2008Comments off479 Views

World Extreme Cagefighting middleweight champion Paulo Filho, battling some personal issues, has chosen to withdraw from his March 26 title defense against Chael Sonnen...

Anderson Silva Does Want To Box Roy Jones, ...

Mar 10, 2008Comments off1307 Views

It is no joke, Anderson Silva, according to his manager, really does want to face Roy Jones, Jr. in a boxing match...

Horn Steps In To Face Marquardt At UFC 81

Jan 09, 2008Comments off499 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday announced that Jeremy Horn will make his return to the Octagon to face Nathan Marquardt on Feb. 2 at

On Again, Off Again, Fedor NYE Fight Confir...

Nov 20, 2007Comments off474 Views

Sources close to the situation confirmed on Monday that Fedor Emelianenko will indeed be fighting on New Year's Eve after all ...

Kerr & Dewees Off Of Tonight’s G...

Aug 17, 2007Comments off1220 Views

Mark Kerr and Edwin Dewees, both scheduled to fight on the main card of tonight's Global Fighting Championship's event in Connecticut, were removed from the

Mir Out Of UFC Fight Night Due To Shoulder ...

Mar 09, 2007Comments off805 Views

Frank Mir is out of his scheduled bout with Antoni Hardonk on the April 5th UFC Fight Night due to a shoulder injury...