1. Power Ranking Ex-UFC Champions

    Being an ex-UFC champion these days isn't easy. In a youth-injected era recently overtaken by evolutionary talent and skill, the ins and outs of being an elite mixed martial artist are becoming more intricate by the day...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 9,035 reads 48 comments

  2. New York Giants: A Team Apart

    Remember when you found out Santa Claus wasn't real? Or when you counted your game room tickets and discovered you were just a few short from that awesomely dumb prize? Take that ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 1,325 reads 20 comments

  3. Jones vs. Gustafsson: Re-Energizing a Generation

    Sometimes expectations are shattered in the eyes of human will. Sometimes that will reaches heights better left for gods. Sometimes it takes a mysteriously clad Stockholm brawler to push an otherwise immortal champion to his breaking point...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 5,242 reads 35 comments

  4. UFC 165: 3 Burning Questions We Have About Jon Jones

    Everybody knows how good Jon Jones is. He has fought his way to the top of the light heavyweight hill to gain the status as the best pound-for-pound mixed martial artist on the planet...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 6,833 reads 32 comments

  5. UFC 165: 3 Burning Questions We Have About Alexander Gustafsson

    Alexander Gustafsson 's arsenal doesn't just revolve around his size. It is also defined by speed, technique and execution...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 2,398 reads 11 comments

  6. UFC 165: Jon Jones and 5 Fights That Secure His Legacy

    Jon Jones is the man. There's no disputing that. From his perfected precision to an unfathomable physical demeanor, the pound-for-pound juggernaut has dismantled every light heavyweight in the his path...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 6,633 reads 27 comments

  7. 10 Biggest MMA Surprises of 2013

    With four months left in the year, 2013 has already delivered on all levels for interested MMA onlookers. From dynamic knockouts to upset title wins, the fastest growing sport in the world has, well, delivered quickly...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 9,147 reads 18 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 28 Results: Who's Next for Yushin Okami and Ryan Bader?

    Wednesday was yet another great showing for the UFC on Fox Sports 1. From the opening main card bell to the last referee stoppage, the Brazil crowd had something to chant about at every turn...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 1,907 reads 19 comments

  9. The Most Overlooked Contender in Each UFC Weight Class

    These days, to be a sure-fire title contender in the UFC, you need to be on the good side of Dana White 's VIP list. That means winning three or fours fights in a row doesn't necessarily land you in the club...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 12,258 reads 93 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 28: Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    In only a matter of days, the UFC will cap off one of the busiest two weeks of the year. From their initial debut on Fox Sports 1 to UFC 164, all of it culminates this Wednesday as the Fox network hosts its second installment...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 6,155 reads 25 comments

  11. Henderson vs Pettis Fight Card: Recapping the Fight Night Bonuses

    Saturday's stacked UFC 164 card practically delivered on all levels. From featherweight showdowns to heavyweight knockouts, each and every fight offered something different for UFC enthusiasts...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 8,246 reads 8 comments

  12. Henderson vs. Pettis 2 Results: Which Fight Stole the Show at UFC 164?

    Coming into Saturday, UFC 164 was supposed to deliver from the get-go. Fortunately for UFC fans around the world, it did just that...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 6,695 reads 9 comments

  13. 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 11 months ago 17,582 reads 41 comments

  14. 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 11 months ago 3,215 reads 8 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 1,488 reads 6 comments

  16. 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 12 months ago 7,788 reads 107 comments

  17. 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 12 months ago 11,391 reads 1 comments

  18. 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 12 months ago 4,999 reads 12 comments

  19. 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 12 months ago 3,846 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 12 months ago 3,611 reads 3 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 3,025 reads 9 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 21,620 reads 144 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 24,468 reads 141 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 12,236 reads 52 comments

  25. 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 7,741 reads 14 comments