Joseph Lisnow

Joseph Lisnow joined Double G Sports in May of 2012. He is 24 year old from Old Bridge, NJ who has a passion for the Mixed Marital Arts world and as a writer. Currently, he is working to obtain his master’s degree at Montclair State University (MSU) in English with a concentration in writing. Before that, he earned his associates degree in journalism at Middlesex County College and his bachelor’s degree in English from MSU. He has held various titles while working at his high school and college newspapers including assistant news editor, news editor and managing editor. During the summer of 2011, Lisnow worked all around NJ as a staff writer for In his spare time, he is a professional wrestling fanatic always following the latest news. Follow him on twitter @ lisnowj.

By Joseph Lisnow On Friday, July 13th, 2012

MMA: Timing is the Answer to Success

Chael Sonnen To reach the height of one’s occupational career to just suddenly switch professions seems unorthodox in such a weak economic economy. But within the last few days there has been talk about how some More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Monumental Showing at UFC 148 as Silva Remains Supreme, Ortiz Retires

Anderson Silva, top, defeated Chael Sonnone by TKO last night at UFC 148. The most anticipated fight and rematch headlined UFC 148, as Anderson Silva retained his UFC Middleweight Championship against the only fighter More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Monday, July 2nd, 2012

UFC 148: A Show Worthy of Greatness

Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffen will be one of two major attractions at UFC 148. The top two matches at UFC 148 may make this the most watched and eventful show for the company. The biggest rematch in UFC history More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Saturday, June 30th, 2012

After Quick Rise UFC Champion Jon Jones Hits Pivotal Point in Career

Jon Jones For Jon Jones, who is considered by many top MMA and sport organizations as the No. 3 best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet, he made a poor judgment call that can hurt his reputation that he worked More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

UFC’s Image Hurt by Continued TRT Use

  Dan Henderson is one of the names linked to TRT. MMA fighters get tested for steroids before a fight, immediately after and are subject to random drug tests, but the sport has seemed to hit an obstacle with More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

UFC Ends Seven Year Drought in Atlantic City

Jun 22, 2012; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; Clay Guida (left) fights Gray Maynard in a lightweight bout during UFC on FX at Revel Resort and Casino. Gray Maynard won the fight by split decision in the fifth round. Mandatory More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Monday, June 18th, 2012

MMA Stars Looking to Cross Into Professional Wrestling

  Brock Lesnar's success in both UFC and WWE has led many other fighters to consider the switch. The trend of MMA fighters exchanging their gloves for professional wrestling tights seems to be on the mind More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Retrospective of Tito Ortiz’s Career as he Prepares for his Final UFC Fight, Introduction into the HOF

Tito Ortiz, one of the greatest UFC/MMA fighters of all-time. As Tito Ortiz prepares to conclude his MMA career at UFC 148, he will do so as the latest inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame (HOF), a spot he earned More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Monday, June 11th, 2012

Recent Wave of Injuries Hurting the UFC

Injuries suffered during training camps have become a concern for the UFC. Injuries plague athletes in all sports because, simply put, by being physically active yearlong, it wears the body down. For UFC fighters, More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Thursday, June 7th, 2012

UFC Returns to Atlantic City at the New Revel Casino

The new Revel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ will host a UFC show on June 22nd. It’s been seven years since the UFC hosted an event in Atlantic City, NJ as the newest addition to the gambling establishments, Revel More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Monday, June 4th, 2012

UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter Continues to Bring National Attention to the Sport, Fighters

It’s amazing the difference seven years can make. It was 2005, when the UFC debuted the first season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) on Spike TV with the hope that the show would help bring the UFC a larger audience. More...

By Joseph Lisnow On Thursday, May 31st, 2012

NJ’s Frankie Edgar Looks to Revenge UFC Title Lose, Prove He’s the Best Fighter

New Jersey's Frankie Edgar will headline the card at UFC 150. As the UFC prepares to reach another milestone with UFC 150, New Jersey’s own Frankie Edgar looks to regain his spot as the pound-for-pound best More...