1. UFC 188: Keys to Victory for Velasquez, Werdum, Melendez and Alvarez

    Heavyweights Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will throw their belts in the fire this Saturday at UFC 188 in hopes of capturing ultimate glory...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 175 reads 1 comments

  2. Andrei Arlovski or Stipe Miocic: Who Should Get the Next Heavyweight Title Shot?

    The heavyweight division is a dangerous land these days. Supercharged with explosive knockout artists, high-octane pressure cookers and some of the last legends of the sport, the weight class doesn't need much to garner attention...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 4,431 reads 63 comments

  3. Bigger Rematch: Jones vs. Cormier or Jones vs. Gustafsson?

    It takes three to tango. And in the UFC's light heavyweight division, former champion Jon Jones , current champion Daniel Cormier and top contender Alexander Gustafsson are dancing like a bunch of teenagers at prom...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 8,484 reads 125 comments

  4. UFC 187 Results: 3 Fights for Anthony Johnson to Take Next

    Win or lose, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson was going to leave UFC 187 on Saturday as a winner. His admirable journey back to MMA prominence didn't need to be validated by a UFC light heavyweight championship...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 16,435 reads 33 comments

  5. Chris Weidman's UFC 187 Message: "You Better Join the Team Now ... I Love You"

    There's no denying Chris Weidman his glory anymore. His resume is simply too elegant and entrancing to dismiss the excellence he's portrayed inside of the Octagon since his debut in 2011...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 4,355 reads 38 comments

  6. UFC 187 Results: 3 Fights for Travis Browne to Take Next

    UFC 187 marked the historic return of Andrei Arlovski to promotional prominence. His unheralded power succeeded yet again in a heavyweight showdown that has propelled him to the forefront of another title shot...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 4,913 reads 15 comments

  7. Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson: What We Learned from UFC 187 Title Fight

    The void left by Jon Jones' absence in the light heavyweight division will remain a difficult fix. But after Saturday's main event at UFC 187 , the 205-pound roster finally has a new champ to target...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 5,874 reads 47 comments

  8. Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort: What We Learned from UFC 187 Title Fight

    Since his disposal of Anderson Silva twice, Long Island's own Chris Weidman has been on a mission to prove he is the real deal...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 11,302 reads 51 comments

  9. Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 187 will mark the first time in more than four years that a new light heavyweight champion will be crowned. Whether it will be Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's powerful striking or Daniel Cormier 's wrestling that reigns supreme is up for debate...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 months ago 15,986 reads 56 comments

  10. UFC 187: 7 Reasons to Watch Johnson vs. Cormier Fight Card

    This Saturday will mark the UFC's third installment of a two-month, eight-event spring calendar. It will culminate with a light heavyweight showdown between top contenders Anthony ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 months ago 29,334 reads 121 comments

  11. Michael 'Mayday' McDonald: 3 Fights That Make Sense for His UFC Return

    Michael McDonald is just a little more than two years removed from fighting for the interim UFC bantamweight title...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 months ago 6,673 reads 23 comments

  12. The Best Wrestler in Each UFC Division

    Wrestling has developed into one of the most useful mixed martial arts tools in all of the UFC. Some say it's the foundation for elite fighters...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 months ago 12,000 reads 116 comments

  13. 7 UFC Fighters with the Highest Ceiling

    The bottomless talent pit that is the UFC often exceeds our expectations. With elite-level artistry and unparalleled athleticism, the promotion's long list of champions, contenders, prospects and even heralded veterans never seems to disappoint...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 months ago 10,480 reads 39 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night 65: 5 Reasons to Watch Hunt vs. Miocic Fight Card

    The UFC's rapid spring continues this Saturday as Adelaide, Australia plays host to UFC Fight Night 65. An enticing heavyweight showdown between striking artists Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt headlines the card...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 months ago 18,773 reads 21 comments

  15. Who Will the UFC Turn to in Jon Jones' Absence?

    Jon Jones is a generational athlete, and there may not be another fighter on the planet who can replace his dominance and marketability...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 months ago 16,467 reads 74 comments

  16. Michael Bisping: 3 Potential Fights for Him After His UFC 186 Win

    Michael Bisping made a statement Saturday night at UFC 186 . Fresh off a demoralizing defeat at the hands of Luke Rockhold, he needed to regain divisional form against a predictable C...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 months ago 9,620 reads 32 comments

  17. 5 UFC Fighters Who Will Fight for a Title This Year

    The UFC's revolving contender door opens and closes on queue. From budding superstars to red-hot veterans, there's really no telling who will rise to prominence in just one year of action...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 months ago 163,262 reads 92 comments

  18. UFC 186: 5 Reasons to Watch Johnson vs. Horiguchi Fight Card

    And we're off again! The UFC's busy spring schedule continues this Saturday when Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson defends his flyweight championship against Kyoji Horiguchi at UFC 186 ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 17,959 reads 58 comments

  19. Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold: What We Learned from UFC on Fox 15 Tilt

    Saturday's main event at UFC on Fox 15 was booked to determine the next top contender for the UFC middleweight championship...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 10,152 reads 53 comments

  20. Cub Swanson vs. Max Holloway: What We Learned from UFC on Fox 15 Tilt

    As one of the quickest-rising divisions in the UFC, the featherweight roster is brimming with unheralded potential. Divisional standouts Cub Swanson and Max Holloway lived up to that billing Saturday at UFC on Fox 15...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 7,929 reads 74 comments

  21. Top 7 Most Offensively Versatile Fighters in the UFC Today

    Versatility in today's mixed martial arts is like having a gun in a knife fight. From smothering clinch work to defiant striking and titanic takedowns to battle-tested top games, ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 10,863 reads 91 comments

  22. Ronaldo Souza vs. Chris Camozzi 2: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    On the doorstep of an unprecedented comeback, former UFC veteran Chris Camozzi will make his Octagon return this Saturday at UFC on Fox 15...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 5,112 reads 30 comments

  23. 6 UFC Fighters Who Will Sneak Up on People in 2015

    Lying low in mixed martial arts isn't always a bad thing. It allows a fighter to regroup from an injury, patch holes in his game or build upon a win streak to claim a worthy divisional stake...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 11,420 reads 32 comments

  24. MMA in New York: Assembling the Perfect Madison Square Garden UFC Card

    Mixed martial arts is currently roasting in New York's proverbial oven. Cooking at optimal temperature, the combat casserole has been taking form before our very own eyes...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 7,896 reads 40 comments

  25. 5 Vanquished Contenders Who Could Be Ready for Another UFC Title Shot

    UFC title shots don't come around all too often. They are rarely earned without sacrifice and can serve as a fighter's career-defining accomplishment...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 31,242 reads 57 comments