All posts by Ken Pishna

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Fedor Well Prepared For Strikeforce Return,...

Feb 11, 2011Comments off734 Views

Fedor Emelianenko hasn't skipped a beat, returning to his past ways to prepare for his fight against Antonio Silva on Saturday night, but now that

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Strikeforce: Antonio “Bigfoot” ...

Feb 10, 2011Comments off2111 Views

The Strikeforce World Heavyweight Grand Prix kicks off Saturday night in New Jersey, but Antonio Silva sees his fight with Fedor Emelianenko as his final.

Thiago Silva’s UFC 125 Drug Test Bein...

Feb 09, 2011Comments off1035 Views

Fourteen of the 15 fighters drug tested at UFC 125: Resolution received the "all clear" from the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday. The one

Dana White On The UFC 129 Experience: Doing...

Feb 08, 2011Comments off484 Views

UFC president Dana White was one of the people most concerned about how a stadium-sized event would affect the UFC fan experience, but he's confident,

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UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort Weigh-in Photo G...

Feb 05, 2011Comments off870 Views

Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, Rich Franklin, Forrest Griffin, and the rest of the UFC 126 cast weighed in Friday afternoon. MMAWeekly.com's Ken Pishna captured the

UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort Pre-Fight Press ...

Feb 02, 2011Comments off1594 Views

Several of the fighters, and UFC president Dana White, met with members of the media on Wednesday to discuss their UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort

Joe Stevenson vs. Danny Castillo Latest Add...

Jan 28, 2011Comments off989 Views

Joe Stevenson and Danny Castillo will step up and fill the UFC on Versus 3 slot left open with Paulo Thiago's recent withdrawal from his

Strikeforce Targets April 9 For Heavyweight...

Jan 27, 2011Comments off886 Views

The second set of quarterfinal bouts for Strikeforce's Heavyweight Grand Prix have been set for some time, now it appears we're nearing a date and

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Vitor Belfort Turns Injury To Strength Head...

Jan 27, 2011Comments off733 Views

Vitor Belfort has learned to take life in stride, and in fact, use it to make him stronger as a fighter. That's how he copes

Is Matt Mitrione Destined To Become UFCR...

Jan 23, 2011Comments off979 Views

Having played in the NFL, Matt Mitrione believes he has the athleticism to become the UFC's heavyweight version of Dominick Cruz, the promotion's bantamweight champion.

Knowing He Can’t Please Everybody, Pa...

Jan 23, 2011Comments off694 Views

Between kickboxing and MMA, Pat Barry knows the criticism he receives as a fighter will never go away no matter how he performs. He got

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Yves Edwards Nabs Two UFC Fight For The Tro...

Jan 23, 2011Comments off507 Views

Yves Edwards was a big winner in many ways on Saturday night. He defeated Cody McKenzie, made his way onto TV, and took home two

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Dana White Says UFC Megafight Between Ander...

Jan 22, 2011Comments off927 Views

UFC president Dana White on Friday said that a showdown between middleweight champion Anderson Silva and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre could happen next if both

Second Hip Surgery Near, Rodrigo Nogueira H...

Jan 20, 2011Comments off2463 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 off432 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 off529 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 off2660 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 off765 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 off849 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 off971 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

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker

Strikeforce Shifts Gears: Overeem’s B...

Jan 13, 2011Comments off535 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 off693 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 off427 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 off925 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 off1152 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 off1309 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 off2457 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 off1045 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 off695 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 off1942 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