All posts by Ken Pishna

Renan Barão: From Humble Beginnings to the...

Jul 17, 2012NoNo Comments936 Views

Renan Barão heads into UFC 149 to face Urijah Faber to declare the interim UFC bantamweight champion. The battle for the belt, however, is only

UFC Targeting March 2013 for Next Stop in J...

Jul 15, 2012NoNo Comments1586 Views

After returning to Japan for the first time in more than a decade in 2012, the UFC is already zeroing in on a date for

Strikeforce Results: Nate Marquardt Capture...

Jul 15, 2012NoNo Comments779 Views

After being out of the cage for the better part of a year and a half, Nate Marquardt returned on Saturday night, capturing the vacant

Strikeforce Results: Lorenz Larkin Impresse...

Jul 14, 2012NoNo Comments831 Views

Lorenz Larkin made the drop from light heavyweight down to middleweight at Saturday’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy in Portland, Ore., and it proved to be

Chris Camozzi Signs New Four-Fight UFC Cont...

Jul 14, 2012NoNo Comments669 Views

Chris Camozzi, who just landed on his hometown UFC 150 fight card, also just signed a new four-fight contract with the UFC.

Dana White Reveals TUF: The Smashes Coaches

Jul 12, 2012NoNo Comments1345 Views

UFC president Dana White on Wednesday night on Fuel TV announced the coaches from the upcoming The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes, which features Team Australia

UFC on Fuel TV 4 Fighter Bonuses to the Tun...

Jul 11, 2012NoNo Comments439 Views

The "Elbow from Hell" among UFC on Fuel TV 4 post-fight bonus award winners, garnering $40,000 each to the winners.

Chael Sonnen Fires Back: ‘Nice to see...

Jun 27, 2012NoNo Comments931 Views

“It was nice to see the real Anderson come through. The guy is a dirt bag," declared Chael Sonnen on Tuesday night, responding to Anderson

Ronda Rousey

Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman Confirmed f...

Jun 26, 2012NoNo Comments1342 Views

It’s been all but a foregone conclusion, but Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker on Tuesday confirmed that Ronda Rousey will square off with Sarah Kaufman in

Chael Sonnen at UFC 117

Chael Sonnen Isn’t Playing Around

Jun 26, 2012NoNo Comments705 Views

Chael Sonnen has spent the better part of two years using his verbal barbs to get another shot at Anderson Silva, but he's serious about

Will Silva vs. Sonnen II Rival UFC 100̵...

Jun 25, 2012NoNo Comments814 Views

UFC 100 reportedly pulled in 1.6 million pay-per-view buys, a live gate over $5 million, and drew just under 11,000 fans; can Silva vs. Sonnen

UFC Could Have Five International Versions ...

Jun 24, 2012NoNo Comments1016 Views

A key element in the UFC's global expansion, there could be as many as five international editions of "The Ultimate Fighter" in production in 2013.

Rich Franklin at UFC 93

UFC 147 Results: Rich Franklin Takes the Wi...

Jun 24, 2012NoNo Comments953 Views

Everything that the Gray Maynard vs. Clay Guida fight on Friday night promised, but did not deliver, Wanderlei Silva and Rich Franklin did at UFC

UFC 147 Results: Rony Jason Becomes First-E...

Jun 23, 2012NoNo Comments878 Views

UFC 147 hosted the first Ultimate Fighter final on a pay-per-view, and it also hosted the first-ever Brazilian Ultimate Fighter. That fighter's name is Rony

UFC 147 Results: Hacran Dias Wins Impressiv...

Jun 23, 2012NoNo Comments557 Views

Hacran Dias was impressive as he kept his winning streak alive, defeating Yuri Alcantara in his Octagon debut at UFC 147.

Gray Maynard Shakes Things Up, Finds New Mo...

Jun 22, 2012NoNo Comments650 Views

Shaking up his training camp and with a baby on the way, Gray Maynard has made big changes heading into his UFC on FX 4

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Two UFC Events in Two Days in Two Countries...

Jun 21, 2012NoNo Comments462 Views

UFC exec Marshall Zelaznik says that fans won't notice anything out of the norm with the UFC running back-to-back events across the globe.

Fedor Emelianenko Officially Retires; No &#...

Jun 21, 2012NoNo Comments5478 Views

Reports out of Russia have Fedor Emelianenko finally saying that he has retired following his victory over Pedro Rizzo with no tempting offers on the

Fedor Topples Pedro Rizzo, Leaves Talk of R...

Jun 21, 2012NoNo Comments1358 Views

Fedor Emelianenko sent Pedro Rizzo crashing to the mat on Thursday, leaving talk of his retirement in limbo.

Duane Ludwig Signs Che Mills Bout Agreement...

Jun 20, 2012NoNo Comments1364 Views

Duane “Bang” Ludwig on Wednesday not only signed a bout agreement on Wednesday, but also a new four-fight UFC contract.

Is Ronda Rousey Correct? Will Women Find a ...

Jun 20, 2012NoNo Comments1203 Views

Strikeforce champion Ronda Rousey seems to think that women will find a way into the Octagon. Is she right?

Finally Settled in the Octagon, Chris Camoz...

Jun 17, 2012NoNo Comments580 Views

Feeling like his finally found his groove in the Octagon, Chris Camozzi is looking forward to his UFC on FX 4 showdown with Nick Catone.

Rory MacDonald is BJ Penn’s Shot at R...

Jun 14, 2012NoNo Comments1147 Views

What is driving BJ Penn out of retirement into a UFC 152 showdown with Rory MacDonald?

UFC in China is Happening This Year, Includ...

Jun 13, 2012NoNo Comments1500 Views

UFC president Dana White confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday that the promotion will open up China this year, including a season of TUF China.

Bibiano Fernandes ‘Is a Grown Man, He...

Jun 13, 2012NoNo Comments955 Views

Almost as fast as Bibiano Fernandes was announced to be fighting TUF alum Roland Delorme at UFC 149 in Calgary, the Brazilian featherweight was out.

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The UFC’s Summer Minefield and the Pr...

Jun 10, 2012NoNo Comments583 Views

UFC Landscape Undergoes Major Renovations The past couple of weeks have seen some of the most wide-sweeping changes to fight cards in the history of

Urijah Faber at UFC 139

Urijah Faber Says Dominck Cruz Injury ̵...

Jun 10, 2012NoNo Comments1103 Views

Urijah Faber feels for Dominick Cruz; he really does. But the California Kid feels that he's in for a much more dangerous fight at UFC

Brock Lesnar at UFC 100

Brock Lesnar to Become the King Mo of the U...

Jun 09, 2012NoNo Comments3633 Views

Unless Dana White is willing to make Brock Lesnar the King Mo of the UFC and WWE, don't bank on the WWE Superstar returning to

Georges St-Pierre and Carlos Condit

GSP vs. Condit and Hendricks vs. Kampmann P...

Jun 09, 2012NoNo Comments1183 Views

If Georges St-Pierre's knee cooperates, Dana White plans for GSP to unify his belt with Carlos Condit and have Johny Hencricks fight Martin Kampmann at

UFC on FX 3 Fighter Bonuses Scattered Among...

Jun 08, 2012NoNo Comments689 Views

The UFC on FX 3 fighter bonuses – at $40,000 each – all went to fighters on Friday night's main card.