All posts by Ken Pishna

Second Hip Surgery Near, Rodrigo Nogueira H...

Jan 20, 2011Comments off2276 Views

Former UFC and Pride champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has undergone both a knee and hip surgery already, but has one more surgery on tap before

UFC Fight Night 24: Ortiz vs. Nogueira Figh...

Jan 19, 2011Comments off394 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday made official UFC Fight Night 24, which features Tito Ortiz vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the main event. The

UFC 126 Prelims Likely To Return To Spike T...

Jan 18, 2011Comments off500 Views

It appears that the UFC 126 prelims will signal a return to Spike TV, likely featuring Chad Mendes vs. Michihiro Omigawa and Donald Cerrone vs.

Tim Kennedy vs. Jason “Mayhem” ...

Jan 17, 2011Comments off2540 Views

A third bout in a trilogy between Tim Kennedy and Jason "Mayhem" Miller is likely to take place at Strikeforce's first stop in Columbus, Ohio.

Strikeforce Challengers 14 Features Lyle Be...

Jan 15, 2011Comments off714 Views

MMAWeekly.com sources indicate that Lyle Beerbohm and Pat Healy will headline Strikeforce Challengers 14 in February. The fight card will also include Ryan Couture.

UFC 129 Gets Nate Diaz vs. Rory MacDonald O...

Jan 14, 2011Comments off798 Views

Nate Diaz is set to face Rory MacDonald in a welterweight showdown at UFC 129 on April 30 in Toronto.

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UFC Touts $23 Million Stimulus in MMA Legal...

Jan 13, 2011Comments off919 Views

The UFC's head honchos and the president of Madison Square Garden assembled in New York on Thursday, touting the estimated $23 million annual financial as

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Strikeforce Shifts Gears: Overeem’s B...

Jan 13, 2011Comments off499 Views

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker on Thursday clarified the rules for the upcoming Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, chief among them the round system and the fact

Cut Loose By UFC, Phil Baroni Signs Multi-F...

Jan 13, 2011Comments off626 Views

Less than two weeks after being issued his walking papers by the UFC, Phil Baroni has rebounded to sign a multi-fight contract with Titan Fighting

UFC Working To Include Canada in Fight For ...

Jan 12, 2011Comments off391 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 off877 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 off1092 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 off1211 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 off2299 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 off960 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 off658 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 off1826 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 off704 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 off450 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 off1910 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 off1287 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 off1797 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 off1039 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 off491 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 off862 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 off1462 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 off849 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 off739 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 off1006 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 off2658 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