All posts by Ken Pishna

Kid Yamamoto Draws Mighty Tough Octagon Deb...

Dec 23, 2010NoNo Comments1627 Views

It has taken years to finally lure Japanese fighting superstar Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto to the Octagon, but he's been given no quarter with his promotional

World Extreme Cagefighting Finishes Year Wi...

Dec 23, 2010NoNo Comments717 Views

World Extreme Cagefighting closes out 2010, its final year of existence, with "WEC: Best of 2010" on Versus on Thursday night. It's a two-hour special

Bellator Makes Daniel Gracie Official For S...

Dec 22, 2010NoNo Comments674 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships on Wednesday announced the first competitor for its Season 4 light heavyweight tournament, and he comes from a family with one of

Dream Adds Three Dynamite!! 2010 Bouts, No ...

Dec 22, 2010NoNo Comments1501 Views

Dream on Wednesday added three more bouts to its year-end Dynamite!! 2010 fight card. Well, maybe more like two and a half.

Nick Diaz - Strikeforce

Nick Diaz Faces Cyborg, Not Mayhem Miller F...

Dec 22, 2010NoNo Comments837 Views

Everyone has been waiting for the showdown between Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz and Jason "Mayhem" Miller. Everyone has to wait. Diaz is defending his

Former UFC Fighter Hermes Franca Takes Prom...

Dec 21, 2010NoNo Comments791 Views

The quality of MMA refereeing and judging has been the hot topic lately, but a recent debacle involving former UFC fighter Hermes Franca is an

Tito Ortiz and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira - UFC

Tito Ortiz Headlines UFC Fight Night 24 in ...

Dec 21, 2010NoNo Comments1046 Views

It appears that a UFC light heavyweight match-up between former champion Tito Ortiz and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will headline UFC Fight Night 24 on March

Strikeforce Adds Roger Gracie vs. Trevor Pr...

Dec 20, 2010NoNo Comments616 Views

Strikeforce is expected to add bouts pitting Roger Gracie vs. Trevor Prangley and Herschel Walker vs. Scott Caron to its Jan. 29 event in San

UFC fighters Jake Shields and Georges St-Pierre

UFC 129 Expected To Smash Attendance Record...

Dec 20, 2010NoNo Comments993 Views

It was a long time in the making, but the Ultimate Fighting Championship's debut event in Toronto is now set, at least everything but the

MMA Fans in Canada Can Expect Three UFC Pay...

Dec 19, 2010NoNo Comments783 Views

Canadian UFC fans can expect the Ultimate Fighting Championship to return to the Great White North for at least three pay-per-view events in 2011.

Ronaldo Jacare Souza and Robbie Lawler - Strikeforce

Jacare and Robbie Lawler Agree To Jan. 29 S...

Dec 19, 2010NoNo Comments1928 Views

A Strikeforce middleweight title bout between current champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Robbie Lawler is in the cards for the promotion's Jan. 29 event in

ESPN’s MMA Live Reviews UFC 124, Talk...

Dec 18, 2010NoNo Comments570 Views

ESPN's MMA Live reviews the recent UFC 124 fights, where Georges St-Pierre defended his UFC welterweight championship by dominating Josh Koscheck. They also talk to

Donald Cerrone Ready for UFC Introduction, ...

Dec 17, 2010NoNo Comments678 Views

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone went into Thursday night's WEC 53 feeling some trepidation about his future with the UFC now that the WEC ceases to exist.

Eddie Wineland Happy With Progression, Eyei...

Dec 17, 2010NoNo Comments630 Views

Eddie Wineland was the first WEC bantamweight champion. With his win over Ken Stone on Thursday night in Arizona, he believes he is on track

Gegard Mousasi Fighting in K-1 Kickboxing B...

Dec 17, 2010NoNo Comments1214 Views

Gegard Mousasi is returning to Japan for a New Year's Eve fight on Dream's year-end Dynamite!! 2010 fight card. The former Strikeforce and Dream mixed

Roxanne Modafferi vs. Hitomi Akano Added to...

Dec 17, 2010NoNo Comments1125 Views

Roxanne Modafferi and Hitomi Akano have been added to Sengoku's Dec. 30 Soul of Fight event at Airake Coliseum in Tokyo. Modafferi announced the fight

WEC 53 Bonuses Net Fighters Extra $10,000 F...

Dec 17, 2010NoNo Comments703 Views

The fighters at WEC 53 on Thursday night gave company officials no easy decisions when it came to post-fight awards and bonuses. The final show

UFC’s Toronto Debut Re-Dubbed UFC 129...

Dec 16, 2010NoNo Comments1392 Views

There has been a little name game shuffle recently for the UFC as the promotion starts to solidify its plans for late winter and early

WEC 53: Dominick Cruz Ready To Flip The Swi...

Dec 16, 2010NoNo Comments1213 Views

"I did this sport to prove that I was the best in the world, prove that I can continue to be the best in the

WEC 53 Weigh-in Highlight Video for Henders...

Dec 15, 2010NoNo Comments512 Views

Highlights from the WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis weigh-in from Glendale, Az., where WEC lightweight champion Ben Henderson defends his belt against Anthony Pettis, and

Who Will Be The Next Ultimate Fighter Coach...

Dec 15, 2010NoNo Comments1155 Views

Two down, several hundred combinations to go. That's the word from UFC president Dana White, who was once again asked who will coach Season 13

UFC Rio Announced for Brazil in August 2011

Dec 15, 2010NoNo Comments1032 Views

It's been more than 12 years since its last event there, but the Ultimate Fighting Championship is returning to its Brazilian roots in August 2011.

Strikeforce Challengers 13 Adds Ovince St. ...

Dec 14, 2010NoNo Comments621 Views

Three fights in seven weeks. That's where Ovince St. Preux finds himself after accepting a bout against Ron "Abongo" Humphrey for Strikeforce Challengers 13, which

Bellator Signs 3-Year TV Deal To Air MMA on...

Dec 14, 2010NoNo Comments890 Views

While all signs had pointed to a Bellator partnership with FX in 2011, the promotion on Tuesday jointly announced a three-year deal to air on

Georges St-Pierre and Josh Koscheck at UFC 124

UFC 124 Fight Photos: St-Pierre vs. Koschec...

Dec 13, 2010NoNo Comments1113 Views

MMAWeekly.com was on location at the Bell Centre in Montreal for UFC 124: St-Pierre vs. Koscheck 2. MMAWeekly.com's Ken Pishna captured the action in our

Georges St-Pierre at UFC 124 Press Conference

UFC 124 Video: Georges St-Pierre Not Satisf...

Dec 13, 2010NoNo Comments798 Views

Georges St-Pierre, at the UFC 124 post-fight press conference on Saturday night, declared that he was not satisfied with his performance despite five rounds of

UFC 124 Weigh-in Photos: St-Pierre vs. Kosc...

Dec 10, 2010NoNo Comments758 Views

UFC 124: St-Pierre vs. Koscheck 2 weigh-in photo gallery from The Bell Centre in Montreal.

Watch M-1 Challenge 22 on MMAWeekly.com on ...

Dec 09, 2010NoNo Comments985 Views

M-1 Challenge 22 will stream live on MMAWeekly.com at 12 noon ET / 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 10.

The Ultimate Fighter en français? It May B...

Dec 09, 2010NoNo Comments766 Views

The Ultimate Fighter en français? Oui. Tom Wright, the UFC's director of Canadian Operations, says the reality show could get an all-French flavor in Quebec.

Can UFC Raid More Overseas Talent As It Swa...

Dec 08, 2010NoNo Comments770 Views

The UFC, even with the purchase of Pride, hasn't been able to return to Japan yet, but it has made strong moves in signing overseas