All posts by Ken Pishna

Tachi Palace Fights 8 Results: The Crow Soa...

Feb 19, 2011Comments off1244 Views

Tachi Palace Fights held its eighth edition on Friday night at the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, Calif. Titles changed hands and upsets were had. UFC

Strikeforce: Out Of Dad’s Shadow, Rya...

Feb 17, 2011Comments off757 Views

Rising up out of the shadow of his famous father, Ryan Couture looks to kick off a big year with a win over Lee Higgins

Ultimate UFC 127 Auction For Charity, Helpi...

Feb 17, 2011Comments off680 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to use its clout to help in charitable efforts across the world. Its latest effort is an auction to help

Bellator Champ Ben Askren In Non-Title Affa...

Feb 16, 2011Comments off802 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships on Wednesday announced that its welterweight champion, Ben Askren, will be back in action this season in a non-title fight against UFC

Jeremy Stephens vs. Jonathan Brookins Expec...

Feb 16, 2011Comments off861 Views

A fight pitting Jeremy Stephens against Jonathan Brookins has been added to "The Ultimate Fighter 13" finale fight card on June 4 at the Palms

Jorge Santiago Signs Multi-Fight Contract F...

Feb 16, 2011Comments off715 Views

Former Sengoku middleweight champion Jorge Santiago, as expected, has signed to return to the UFC.

UFC 129 Gate Receipts Total $11 Million, Ec...

Feb 15, 2011Comments off3222 Views

UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields shattered all North American MMA ticket sales records. Now we know that the gate receipts did exactly the same.

Matt Hughes Helped BJ Penn Train For UFC 12...

Feb 14, 2011Comments off1220 Views

Much like politics, MMA can make for strange alliances. Case in point, UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes recently joined former rival B.J. Penn in

UFC 126 Fighters Return Clean Drug Test Res...

Feb 14, 2011Comments off518 Views

The drug test results for UFC 125: Resolution, which took place on Jan. 1, are still not a closed book. The drug test results for

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Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva Results and Pl...

Feb 12, 2011Comments off515 Views

Live results and play by play from Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J.

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Fedor Well Prepared For Strikeforce Return,...

Feb 11, 2011Comments off762 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 off2173 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 off1065 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 off508 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 off903 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 off1638 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 off1025 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 off922 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 off773 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 off1032 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 off719 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 off535 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 off968 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 off2551 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 off456 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 off549 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 off2722 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 off798 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 off878 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 off1002 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