1. UFC 164: What We Learned from Frank Mir vs Josh Barnett

    Tonight's battle between Frank Mir and Josh Barnett has revamped and remapped the UFC heavyweight division in a few ways...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 17,563 reads 41 comments

  2. UFC 164 Results: What We Learned from Erik Koch vs. Dustin Poirier

    Is there a better way to spark UFC 164 than a battle between two top-10 featherweights? Apparently not. In a match depicted by crisp Dustin Poirier standup and Erik Koch resilience, tonight's main card started out with a bang...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 3,192 reads 8 comments

  3. What You Need to Know About Brandon Thatch

    Not many fighters make an immediate impact when crossing over to the UFC. Due in part to the big lights strewn around the Octagon, most newcomers crumble in the eyes of that pressure-filled ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 1,463 reads 6 comments

  4. Projecting the Future of Chris Weidman in the UFC

    There are moments in sports that not only evaporate the very oxygen in our lungs but forever challenge the laws of universal physics...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 7,767 reads 107 comments

  5. Jose Aldo vs. Korean Zombie: Breaking Down the Pivotal Moments

    Despite "The Korean Zombie" being unable to attack champion Jose Aldo with his usual consistency, their featherweight championship showdown offered a variety of hot spots for UFC 163 onlookers...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 11,367 reads 1 comments

  6. Jose Aldo vs. Chan Sung Jung Results: What's Next for the Champion?

    Jose Aldo lived up to his billing as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world yet again Saturday night after finishing off the gritty Chan Sung Jung via fourth-round TKO at UFC 163...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 4,979 reads 12 comments

  7. UFC 163 Results: 3 Stars from Jose Aldo vs. Korean Zombie Main Card

    Despite the obvious showstoppers like Jose Aldo and Lyoto Machida , UFC 163 featured other stars in the making...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 3,830 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC 163: 5 Fights for the Korean Zombie to Take Next

    In what was supposed to be one of the more interesting and exciting featherweight title fights in recent memory, challenger Chan Sung Jung was unable to stifle champion Jose Aldo at UFC 163 ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 3,536 reads 3 comments

  9. Things We Learned in MMA from the 1st Half of 2013

    The first half of 2013 has been an interesting one at that. One that has featured seven months of dynamite knockouts, historic upsets, budding maturation and mind-blowing back-and-forth action...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 12 months ago 3,008 reads 9 comments

  10. Best Wrestler in Each UFC Weight Class

    Wrestling has become one of the most utilized and practical disciplines in mixed martial arts. It encompasses not only natural strength and determination but also the timing and sheer technical pedigree needed to secure a fight-changing takedown...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 12 months ago 21,587 reads 144 comments

  11. 10 Fighters Who Will Dominate MMA in 2014

    Every year more fighters leave their mark on mixed martial arts and demonstrate why they should be considered the best of the best. That's why MMA is so great...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 12 months ago 24,403 reads 141 comments

  12. The 10 Most Consistent Fighters in MMA Today

    In a sport often decided by split second decisions, consistency is an unlikely word to be associated with even the best fighters in the world...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 12 months ago 12,224 reads 52 comments

  13. MMA's Biggest Winners from 1st Half of 2013

    The first half of the MMA season has reared its beautiful head and given fight fans something to chat about for seven complete months...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 7,730 reads 14 comments

  14. The One True Gatekeeper in Each UFC Weight Class

    Gatekeepers are a group of fighters who have failed to stay afloat atop their respective divisions. They still pack serious power as top-level threats, but they no longer possess the elite pizazz that they once did...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 12,536 reads 66 comments

  15. Who Is the Future of Each UFC Weight Class?

    The future is bright for the UFC. In the past, it has combined home-grown talent with outside stars and created one of the most prolific, showstopping spectacles in the Milky Way...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 19,505 reads 136 comments

  16. Contender or Pretender for the UFC's Top 10 Featherweights

    In lieu of evolving into one of the most diverse and jam-packed divisions in the UFC, the talented featherweight crop has welcomed former champions, budding prospects and revived veterans along the way...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 6,607 reads 49 comments

  17. Creating New Nicknames for UFC's Biggest Stars

    With poise and precision, the UFC's biggest stars have climbed their way to unprecedented stardom. From Anderson Silva to Alexander Gustafsson, Jose Aldo to Ronda Rousey and Georges ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 15,939 reads 49 comments

  18. Biggest Bullies in MMA Right Now

    Mixed martial artists are truly a special breed of animals. They often defy universal law by implementing over-the-top athleticism, armored defense and flabbergasting instinct in the eyes of their opponents...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 4,104 reads 33 comments

  19. 10 Struggling MMA Fighters That Will Bounce Back

    Rebounding from a heartbreaking defeat is one of the most crucial and more intricate responsibilities of being a mixed martial artist. It often separates the phonies from the guys who spend their entire careers atop the divisional ladder...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 12,920 reads 57 comments

  20. Every Current UFC Champion's Hidden Strength

    Equipped with innate skill, evolved discipline and unmatched dedication, the UFC's current champions are some of the most unbeatable figures in mixed martial arts today...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 10,600 reads 52 comments

  21. Best Knockout Artist in Every MMA Weight Division

    The art of knocking out an opponent can be the most exciting facet in mixed martial arts. It often serves as the sport's most desired spectacle...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 19,874 reads 111 comments

  22. Early 2013 UFC Awards

    We're only five months deep in the 2013 campaign and already the UFC has produced the most entertaining, high-octane, balls-to-the-wall action in mixed martial arts...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 8,414 reads 51 comments

  23. 10 Young Fighters Who Have the Chance to Make the Biggest Impact in the UFC

    Possessing formidable youth is always key in sustaining long-term success. For internationally potent sports entities like mixed martial arts, it often defines the line between thriving and failing...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 16,048 reads 45 comments

  24. Creating the Ultimate MMA Fighter: 2013 Edition

    The best fighters in the world currently occupy the UFC's vastly deep divisions. They each encompass their own specific talents and elevated degree of marksmanship...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 8,339 reads 80 comments

  25. Predicting the Next Champion in Each UFC Division

    Each and every UFC champion commands their own individual amount of respect. By implementing different techniques, skills, preparations and overall personalities, these elite athletes have transcended their respective weight classes...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 18,139 reads 109 comments