All posts by Ken Pishna

MFC Officials Fire Hermes Franca Citing Arr...

May 19, 2011Comments off1517 Views

MFC officials on Thursday, citing his arrest on allegations of sexual abuse and breach of contract, terminated the contract of Hermes Franca. A search is

Hermes Franca Arrested on Multiple Counts o...

May 19, 2011Comments off2358 Views

UFC and WEC veteran Hermes Franca was arrested this week on multiple charges of sexual abuse in Oregon. The arrest, and a recent knockout loss,

UFC 140 Penciled in For Montreal in Decembe...

May 19, 2011Comments off1079 Views

UFC Canada director of operations Tom Wright recently revealed that the promotion is heading back to the Bell Centre in Montreal, likely for UFC 140

Chael Sonnen’s Indefinite Suspension ...

May 18, 2011Comments off724 Views

UFC fighter Chael Sonnen went before the California State Athletic Commission on Wednesday where he tried to fight an indefinite suspension, but the outcome may

Rashad Evans and Phil Davis UFC 133

Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis Headlines UFC 1...

May 17, 2011Comments off1761 Views

The UFC recently posted a UFC 133 event page touting Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis as the main attraction. A proposed featherweight title bout between

John Howard Still Wants to Shut Anthony Joh...

May 14, 2011Comments off742 Views

John Howard has been very vocal about his dislike for Anthony Johnson, but he's setting that aside for the moment, as he's got a showdown

Jason High Draws King of the Cage Vet Quinn...

May 13, 2011Comments off731 Views

The latest addition to Strikeforce Challengers 16 is UFC and Dream veteran Jason High, who tweeted on Friday that he is fighting Quinn Mulhern at

Shane Carwin at Grudge Training Center

Shane Carwin Quickly Accepts Opportunity to...

May 12, 2011Comments off2379 Views

Brock Lesnar has been forced out of his number one contenders fight with Junior dos Santos at UFC 131. Seizing the opportunity to return to

Brock Lesnar Out of UFC 131 With Illness; S...

May 12, 2011Comments off5408 Views

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is on the sidelines again with another bout with diverticulitis. Shane Carwin will step in to take his place

UFC 131 News: Anthony Perosh Out, Krzysztof...

May 11, 2011Comments off2617 Views

Krzysztof Soszynski's UFC 131 bout with Anthony Perosh fell apart on Tuesday, but Soszynski will remain on the card to face Croatian fighter Igor Pokrajac

UFC Champ Frankie Edgar Says Back Injury Si...

May 10, 2011Comments off1317 Views

Several reports pointed to lightweight champion Frankie Edgar’s ribs as the primary factor in his UFC 130 withdrawal, but he cleared up the situation, saying

Stephan Bonnar vs. Karlos Vemola Set for UF...

May 10, 2011Comments off494 Views

Stephan Bonnar has traveled a rocky road through the UFC, but he will look to build on a recent two-fight streak when he faces Karlos

UFC 129 Photo Gallery: The Octagon Girls

May 09, 2011Comments off6359 Views

Check out our UFC 129 photo gallery of Arianny Celeste, Brittney Palmer, and Chandella Powell: the UFC Octagon girls... always fan favorites.

Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard 3 Will Wait,...

May 09, 2011Comments off1273 Views

With both fighters injured, Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard will have to wait until this fall for their third fight in the Octagon, although plans

UFC and Strikeforce Fighters Getting Out-of...

May 09, 2011Comments off783 Views

Zuffa, LLC announced today that nearly 350 UFC and Strikeforce fighters will soon be eligible for customized accident insurance coverage, a benefit to the fighters

Joe Pearson in Car Accident, Jeff Curran Ge...

May 09, 2011Comments off767 Views

Jeff Curran heads this weekend’s XFO 39, but he’ll have a new opponent stepping in at the last minute. Original opponent Joe Pearson has unfortunately

Wanderlei Silva at UFC 102

Wanderlei Silva Had Doubts of Coming Back, ...

May 08, 2011Comments off1295 Views

Wanderlei Silva is an icon in mixed martial arts, but even icons have their moments of doubt. Silva did during his latest rehab. Now he's

Jay Hieron Sweeps Tourney, Earns a Bellator...

May 08, 2011Comments off604 Views

Former IFL welterweight champion Jay Hieron kept his return streak alive on Saturday night at Bellator 43 in Newkirk, Okla., moving into a title fight

Car Accident Sidelines Shane Del Rosario; S...

May 06, 2011Comments off852 Views

A scheduled Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix reserve bout between Shane Del Rosario and Daniel Cormier has been removed from the promotion’s June 18 fight fight

Shinya Aoki Will Fight at Dream 17; McKee a...

May 06, 2011Comments off1548 Views

A proposed fight between Shinya Aoki and Willamy Freire appears to be off for Dream’s “Fight for Japan” event on May 29. The Dream lightweight

Injury Forces Lyman Good Off Bellator 44 Fi...

May 06, 2011Comments off1038 Views

Former Bellator welterweight champion Lyman Good has again been derailed from his attempts to regain the title. An injury has forced his withdrawal from next

TUF 13 TV Ratings Continue Decline, but Dan...

May 05, 2011Comments off887 Views

The criticism of the ratings for the thirteenth season of “The Ultimate Fighter” is likely to continue with the latest numbers coming in on Thursday,

UFC 129 Fight Photo Gallery: Lyoto Machida ...

May 04, 2011Comments off2879 Views

MMAWeekly.com photo gallery from the UFC 129 fight between Lyoto Machida and Randy Couture. Couture says this will be the final fight of his storied

Shark Fights 15: Villasenor vs. Camozzi Fig...

May 04, 2011Comments off461 Views

Shark Fights 15, featuring Joey Villasenor vs. Chris Camozzi, on May 27, 2011, at the Santa Anna Star Center in Albuquerque, N.M.

UFC 129 Fight Photo Gallery: Jose Aldo vs. ...

May 03, 2011Comments off4406 Views

MMAWeekly.com photo gallery from the UFC 129 co-main event fight between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Mark Hominick at the Rogers Centre in Toronto,

Paulo Thiago vs. David Mitchell Agreed To f...

May 03, 2011Comments off743 Views

Two UFC welterweights could find themselves fighting for their spot on the promotion’s roster at UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Paulo Thiago is

Marcos Galvo Signs for Bellator Bantamweigh...

May 03, 2011Comments off964 Views

Marcos Galvao has agreed to a long term contract with Bellator to enter the promotions Season 5 bantamweight tournament. He could rematch featherweight champion Joe

UFC 129 Fight Photo Gallery: Georges St-Pie...

May 03, 2011Comments off3824 Views

MMAWeekly.com photo gallery from the UFC 129 main event fight between UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and Jake Shields at the Rogers Centre in Toronto,

UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields Weigh-in Pho...

Apr 29, 2011Comments off116021 Views

Full photo gallery of the pictures from Friday's UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields weigh-in at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto.

Rogerio Nogueira vs. Rich Franklin Latest A...

Apr 22, 2011Comments off2151 Views

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Rich Franklin is the latest addition to the Aug. 6 UFC 133 fight card in Philadelphia.