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Besides his love for Kenny Florian elbows, Anthony Pettis liver kicks and Urijah Faber guillotines, Dan is also a bona fide sports junkie who breathes Fantasy Baseball and New York Giants football. Chalk that one up to his native city of New York.

As a self-proclaimed MMA enthusiast hailing from the University of Tennessee, Dan aims to fuse his love for head kicks and uppercuts with a life-long passion for writing.

He's attended memorable UFC events such as: UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber II; UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier; UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot; UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida.

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  • Alvaro Neto posted 399 days ago

    Alvaro Neto

    I always confuse you for GSP when I see your avatar-sized pic.

  • wade hampel posted 571 days ago

    wade hampel

    Dan, I manage several UFC and MMA fighters... Would like to see if you are interested in interviewing them for Bleacher Report. Could you email at

  • Alejandro Prieto posted 822 days ago

    Alejandro Prieto

    I represent Fighters Source and we are hosting the first sanctioned MMA event in New York City, at the Manhattan Center, on March 23, 2013. Visit us at

    Any questions, feel free to email me.

    Alejandro Prieto
    Fighters Source
    Marketing/Events Coordinator

  • Mike D posted 1091 days ago

    Mike D

    Results through May 31st -

    Mike D - 20 points
    Sean Smith – 19 points
    Dale De Souza - 14 points
    Tim McTiernan – 14 points
    Nedu Obi – 12 points
    Robert Aaron Contreras - 12 points
    Spencer Tucksen – 12 points
    Juan Carlos Guerrero - 12 points
    Mac Michuad - 10 points
    William Frank—Brown Bombers - 10 points
    Sean Kaufman – 10 points
    Dan Hiergesell - Fists of Florian - 9 points
    JoAnna Brumbaugh - 9 points
    BabyJ Clay - Team WhuppAss - 8 points
    Flyin' Hawaiian - 8 points
    Jeff Wackerly - 8 points
    Matthew Johnson – 8 points
    Jacob Schmidt - 7 points
    Alex Ballentine - 6 points
    Gregory Chase—The Fighter’s Creed -6 points
    Todd Jackson – 6 points
    Andrew Brining - 6 points
    Vince Carey - Team inVINCEable - 4 points
    Darren Wong - 4 points
    Rafael Juarez - 2 points
    Van Schmidt - Team VanDamage - 2 points

    Here's the article -

  • Mike D posted 1092 days ago

    Mike D

    Update time :

  • Mike D posted 1112 days ago

    Mike D

    Dan, I have no argument with dropping Florian (2 doctors have advised him to retire)... however, Carwin is a tough call, because he BELIEVES he is returning to the Octagon.

    Regardless, it is unlikely that Carwin makes it back in time for the end of this league (December 31st 2012), so I have to honor that transaction as well.

    I will remove Florian & Carwin from your team and add Alan Belcher & Hector Lombard (FYI - Lavar is actually taken already)

    Good luck,
    Mike D

  • Mike D posted 1146 days ago

    Mike D

    Update for March (little late - been busy) -

  • Mike D posted 1212 days ago

    Mike D

    Yo Danny - stats are updated... also, everyone seems to be forgetting about the one add / drop at the end of each month, so if you can get me your move by tomorrow (Feb 2nd Midnight), I'll allow it. Here's the updated article :

  • Mike D posted 1244 days ago

    Mike D

    Hey Pippi Longstockings, everyone is allowed one add/drop at the end of each month - so let me know by midnight 12/31/11 if you would like one

  • Matthew Hemphill posted 1250 days ago

    Matthew Hemphill

    Thanks for becoming a fan Dan. Not sure why after disagreement with the article (though all points made were logical and I like logical criticisms) but I appreciate it.