1. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Results: Breaking Down the Pivotal Moments

    For a heavyweight trilogy to play out like it did, maybe Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos wasn't really a trilogy to begin with...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 713 reads 0 comments

  2. Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3: What Went Right for the Champ

    Not much can be said about Cain Velasquez that wasn't spilled with blood on Saturday night at UFC 166 , as a titanic heavyweight trilogy came to a screeching halt...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 1,585 reads 1 comments

  3. UFC 166: 5 Under-the-Radar Fights

    On a pay-per-view card situated around a championship trilogy, a heavyweight grudge match and a bloody lightweight war, some marquee matchups are simply being overlooked...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 6,444 reads 3 comments

  4. UFC 166: Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Before the long-awaited third act of the Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos trilogy plays out, two of the UFC's most grizzled lightweight veterans will look to capture Fight of the Night honors...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 7,796 reads 23 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: 3 Fights for Demian Maia to Take Next

    Demian Maia's torrid pace atop the welterweight division has come to an abrupt halt. The world-renowned submission specialist fell victim to former No. 1 contender Jake Shields last night in Brazil...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 1,384 reads 7 comments

  6. Breaking Down Each UFC Weight Class

    Fighters come in all different shapes and sizes. From a heavy-handed Irish featherweight to a 240-pound Brazilian submission specialist, the vast pallet of UFC talent never ceases to forge masterpieces...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 20,803 reads 102 comments

  7. 8 Fights to Look Forward to in October

    This year has been full of historic fights. From Chris Weidman knocking out Anderson Silva to Jon Jones narrowly escaping the onslaught of a Swedish mauler, 2013 has delivered through and through...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 11,726 reads 44 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 9,050 reads 48 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 1,347 reads 20 comments

  10. 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 11 months ago 5,281 reads 35 comments

  11. 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 12 months ago 6,855 reads 32 comments

  12. 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 12 months ago 2,419 reads 11 comments

  13. 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 12 months ago 6,655 reads 27 comments

  14. 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 12 months ago 9,165 reads 18 comments

  15. 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 12 months ago 1,938 reads 19 comments

  16. 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 12 months ago 12,270 reads 93 comments

  17. 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 12 months ago 6,171 reads 25 comments

  18. 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 12 months ago 8,258 reads 8 comments

  19. 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 12 months ago 6,708 reads 9 comments

  20. 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 12 months ago 17,603 reads 41 comments

  21. 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 12 months ago 3,247 reads 8 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 1,532 reads 6 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 7,819 reads 107 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 11,425 reads 1 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 5,023 reads 12 comments