All posts by Ken Pishna

UFC Making Progress on Mark Hunt Travel Iss...

May 14, 2013NoNo Comments1439 Views

Mark Hunt still has yet to make his way to the United States for next week's UFC 160 co-main event, but UFC officials are confident

Welterweight Prospect and GSP Training Part...

May 12, 2013NoNo Comments2598 Views

Welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch has signed a four-fight contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but the GSP training partner awaits his first date and opponent.

Nick Newell is Leaving the XFC; Decision Ca...

May 10, 2013NoNo Comments1567 Views

Yes, Nick Newell was stripped of his XFC championship belt on Friday. Yes, Nick Newell is leaving the promotion. But his camp says it simply

XFC Strips Nick Newell of Lightweight Champ...

May 10, 2013NoNo Comments1335 Views

XFC president John Prisco on Friday revealed that he is stripping lightweight champion Nick Newell of his belt for refusing to defend it.

Former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Sha...

May 08, 2013NoNo Comments2730 Views

Former interim UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin on Tuesday announced that he has hung up his gloves for the final time.

Heat Over MFC Main Event Cancellation Inten...

May 08, 2013NoNo Comments1368 Views

MFC president Mark Pavelich has never been one to hold his tongue when it comes to fighters or managers, but following the MFC 37 main

Following Bout of Depression, Mark Munoz is...

May 05, 2013NoNo Comments1293 Views

Following a bout with depression during the most difficult year of his pro career, Mark Munoz is back, focused on returning to title contention.

Costa Philippou Out at UFC on FX 8, Chris C...

May 03, 2013NoNo Comments1006 Views

An injury has forced Costa Philippou out of his UFC on FX 8 bout with Ronald “Jacare” Souza, but Chris Camozzi has been moved over

Chael Sonnen Stares Retirement in the Eye a...

May 01, 2013NoNo Comments1378 Views

Although he sounded like he might retire, Chael Sonnen on Tuesday looked retirement in the eye, but he didn’t waiver. He instead called out Wanderlei

Junior dos Santos Gets Title Shot with a Wi...

Apr 30, 2013NoNo Comments1579 Views

Junior dos Santos is in line for a quick return shot at the UFC heavyweight title if he gets past Mark Hunt, but the same

Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen Hasn’t Closed the Door o...

Apr 30, 2013NoNo Comments873 Views

Is Chael Sonnen ready to call it a career? “I’m not gonna be one of these guys that hangs around if there isn’t a road

World Series of Fighting 3 Fight Card Grows...

Apr 29, 2013NoNo Comments829 Views

The World Series of Fighting continues to fill out the fight card for its third event. The latest addition is a bout between Jacob Volkmann

Michael Bisping at UFC on Fox 2

UFC 159 Results: Michael Bisping Dominates ...

Apr 28, 2013NoNo Comments1011 Views

Michael Bisping dominated his way to a technical decision victory over Alan Belcher at UFC 159, although the fight ended due to an errant eye

UFC 159 Results: Phil Davis Outworks Vinny ...

Apr 27, 2013NoNo Comments1269 Views

Phil Davis continued to fight his way back into title contention with a unanimous decision victory over Vinny Magalhaes at UFC 159 on Saturday night.

Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Georges St-Pierre

Nobody Will Force GSP Into a Superfight; Da...

Apr 26, 2013NoNo Comments1557 Views

UFC president Dana White said on Thursday that no one will force Georges St-Pierre into a superfight if he doesn't want one, and that he

CSAC’s Andy Foster Stands Behind Choi...

Apr 23, 2013NoNo Comments1015 Views

Following UFC on Fox 7, there was a spotlight on the possible impropriety regarding judge Wade Vierra’s assignment to Henderson vs. Melendez, but the CSAC

Jon Jones Wants to Pass Tito Ortiz, Then Ma...

Apr 22, 2013NoNo Comments921 Views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is closing in on Tito Ortiz in the UFC record books, and is close to entertaining superfights or heavyweight

Winner of Gray Maynard vs. TJ Grant at UFC ...

Apr 21, 2013NoNo Comments1317 Views

The winner of the UFC 160 bout between Gray Maynard and TJ Grant will get the next shot at lightweight champion Benson Henderson, according to

UFC on Fox 7 Results: Benson Henderson Ekes...

Apr 20, 2013NoNo Comments1781 Views

Benson Henderson at UFC on Fox 7 on Saturday night squashed Gilbert Melendez's dream, but then fulfilled one of his own.

UFC on Fox 7 Post-Fight Press Conference Vi...

Apr 20, 2013NoNo Comments652 Views

Watch the UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez post-fight press conference streaming live on MMAWeekly.com, shortly after the conclusion of the main event on

Josh Thomson Strikeforce

UFC on Fox 7 Results: Nine Years Later, Jos...

Apr 20, 2013NoNo Comments1362 Views

Josh Thomson hadn't fought in the Octagon since 2004 before Saturday night's UFC on Fox 7, but returned with bang, TKOing Nate Diaz.

UFC on Fox 7 Results: Matt Brown Opens with...

Apr 20, 2013NoNo Comments1029 Views

Matt Brown and Jordan Mein are two of the hottest welterweight contenders in MMA right now, and they showed why as they opened UFC on

UFC Pleased with How Matt Mitrione Handled ...

Apr 20, 2013NoNo Comments1088 Views

Matt Mitrione recently landed in hot water for a rant about the controversy swirling around transgender fighter Fallon Fox. He's currently on the sidelines, waiting

Dana White Believes MMA Legalization in New...

Apr 19, 2013NoNo Comments1675 Views

Less than two weeks ago, the mixed martial arts world looked to New York with unfettered excitement. Now, UFC president Dana White believes MMA's legalization

UFC Champ Jon Jones Apologizes for Chael So...

Apr 18, 2013NoNo Comments4235 Views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Wednesday apologized for accusing Chael Sonnen of career-long steroid abuse.

Chael Sonnen and Jon Jones

Jon Jones Declares Chael Sonnen Has “...

Apr 17, 2013NoNo Comments1245 Views

Jon Jones says he's given up on trash talking, but his recent accusation that Chael Sonnen has "done steroids throughout his entire career" is sure

Carla Esparza to Defend Belt at Invicta FC ...

Apr 16, 2013NoNo Comments2357 Views

Carla Esparza winsThe featherweight championship bout between Marloes Coenen and Cris “Cyborg” Santos headlines Invicta FC 6 this summer, but the fight card is growing

TUF 18 Moves to Fox Sports 1; Ronda Rousey ...

Apr 14, 2013NoNo Comments4237 Views

The Ultimate Fighter 18 now has its coaches – Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingao – a new night and time, and a new home.

Urijah Faber at UFC 139

TUF 17 Finale Results: Urijah Faber Finishe...

Apr 14, 2013NoNo Comments1832 Views

Much was made about the friendship between Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen leading up to their fight at the TUF 17 Finale, but Faber set

TUF 17 Finale Results: Cat Zingano Mounts C...

Apr 13, 2013NoNo Comments3492 Views

Miesha Tate opened strong against Cat Zingano at the TUF 17 Finale in Las Vegas on Saturday night, storming her from the opening bell, but