1. The Most Fun UFC Fighters to Watch Right Now

    Fighters differ in various ways. From natural size to evolved talent, aggressiveness to calculated precision, no two fighters are the same...

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  2. UFC Night 58: 5 Reasons to Watch Machida vs. Dollaway Fight Card

    In connection with UFC 181 and UFC on Fox 13, the promotion has been ablaze these past few weeks. It's been a worthwhile prelude to "The Time is Now" billing that's due to take place early next year...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 days ago 11,357 reads 15 comments

  3. UFC on Fox 13 Results: Recapping the Fight Night Bonuses

    In an epic night chock full of free action ranging from knockouts to submissions, UFC on Fox 13 offered a little bit of everything on Saturday evening...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 days ago 13,055 reads 22 comments

  4. Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve: What We Learned from the Heavyweight Tilt

    In a heavyweight clash between two elite Dutch kickboxers in need of a victory, Alistair Overeem overpowered Stefan Struve to secure a first-round TKO at UFC on Fox 13 on Saturday night...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 days ago 20,099 reads 44 comments

  5. Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    As one of three heavyweight showdowns scheduled to take place this weekend at UFC on Fox 13, veterans Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve will attempt to impress and stake their divisional claim...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 days ago 6,213 reads 35 comments

  6. Nate Diaz vs. Rafael Dos Anjos: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Nate Diaz is back, and he most certainly has his work cut out for him. In a lightweight throwdown that could produce the next top title threat to challenge champion Anthony ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 days ago 4,757 reads 18 comments

  7. The Best Under-the-Radar UFC Fights for the Rest of 2014

    Believe it or not, there are still three UFC events left in 2014. As we draw closer to a promotional onslaught of title matches and stacked pay-per-view cards in the new year, we're left with a handful of meaningful fights over the next few weeks...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 days ago 14,020 reads 4 comments

  8. Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    Gilbert Melendez is legit. With good boxing, a hard-nosed approach to the fight game and the ability to exchange in close quarters, he's as good as a contender can be...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 14 days ago 2,207 reads 8 comments

  9. Biggest Questions Facing the UFC's Top 15 Pound-for-Pound Fighters

    Being known as a pound-for-pound standout is high praise in today's mixed martial arts. For as competitive and unpredictable as the landscape truly is, it takes a certain type of athlete to rise to the top and remain potent, especially in the UFC...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 14 days ago 7,876 reads 8 comments

  10. Anthony Johnson: Alexander Gustafsson Is as Deadly as Jon Jones

    The second chapter of UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson's career is one full of determination and redemption...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 23 days ago 16,119 reads 76 comments

  11. Bobby Green vs. Edson Barboza: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    In one of the more underrated, yet meaningful, Octagon showdowns of the year, lightweights Bobby Green and Edson Barboza will collide this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 57...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 28 days ago 2,109 reads 2 comments

  12. Top 5 Challengers in UFC Women's Bantamweight Division Today

    Ronda Rousey is the Queen of Mean. Her reign as the UFC women's bantamweight champion is one of glory, guts and undeniable domination...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 30 days ago 4,489 reads 32 comments

  13. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Sometimes the pieces of the puzzle fall right into place. Sometimes they fit together like ham and cheese on a fresh sesame roll. Sometimes they satisfy the appetites of millions of mixed martial arts fans worldwide...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 6,398 reads 35 comments

  14. 7 UFC Newcomers Sure to Shine in 2015

    The UFC is a tactical organization. The company's efforts are often thrust under a public microscope, and rightfully so. With millions of dollars at stake, they must make the right moves...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 24,076 reads 16 comments

  15. 1 Thing Every Contender Must Improve Before Winning a Title

    Top contenders fly by the few. Given the chance to ascend their respective divisions in an effort to hoist UFC gold, these select competitors are often thrown to the wolves...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 5,076 reads 21 comments

  16. MMA Fighters Who Never Got Over the Hump

    Maintaining acceleration in today's MMA is as difficult as pushing a car up a steep hill. You can try all you want, but you just can't quite get it over the hump...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 8,064 reads 19 comments

  17. The 5 Biggest 'Just Bleed' Fighters in MMA Right Now

    The range of fighters in mixed martial arts is a wildly diverse one. However, throughout a variety of disciplines, talents and game plans, the highly exclusive "Just Bleed" clique truly stands out...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 15,341 reads 20 comments

  18. Superheroes, Villains and Mercenaries of the UFC

    Superman has his strength. Batman has his intelligence. The Flash has his speed. As part of a world whose inhabitants possess superhuman capabilities and take part in a timeless battle between good and evil, these heroes need their powers...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 26,136 reads 95 comments

  19. UFC Rookies with the Highest Ceilings

    Like in any sport, mixed martial arts' progression is fueled by a regular injection of young talent. While the UFC's mainstream popularity is established by the promotion's lionized ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 4,392 reads 5 comments

  20. The 5 Most Offensive-Minded Fighters in MMA Today

    Offense sells. In a world that incorporates defensive head movement, foot work and well-scripted transitions, there's just no escaping a formidable faction of strikes and finishes...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 12,498 reads 62 comments

  21. 5 UFC Fighters Losing Their Popularity

    Success in today's mixed martial arts is often driven by popularity contests. Each divisional landscape is fueled by ticket sales, international marketability and overall notoriety, especially in a promotion as prolific as the UFC...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 74,798 reads 60 comments

  22. 5 Biggest Fights for Conor McGregor Across 2 Divisions

    Conor McGregor is getting more attention in mixed martial arts these days than Chewbacca does at Comic Con. In the midst of one of the more memorable divisional ascends in UFC history, the unflappable featherweight has flourished among his peers...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 29,031 reads 163 comments

  23. 5 UFC Fighters Gaining in Popularity

    Popularity is a double-edged sword in today's mixed martial arts. It has the power to launch a fighter's career in the presence of masterful win streaks and memorable finishes but ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 22,344 reads 20 comments

  24. Why the UFC Should Book Conor McGregor vs. the Korean Zombie

    It's becoming more and more apparent that Irish sensation Conor McGregor is on his way to becoming the biggest superstar in mixed martial arts...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 7,537 reads 61 comments

  25. The Most Interesting Fighter in Each Division, Outside of the Champion

    Each UFC division is an intricate weave consisting of varying entities of all shapes and sizes. From positioned top contenders to rising superstars, crafty veterans to exciting rookies, ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 20,605 reads 54 comments