1. Frankie Edgar 'Disappointed' He's Not the Reserve Guy for UFC 189

    The UFC featherweight division is the most talent-rich weight class in the sport today. With numerous perennial contenders residing atop the division, the 145-pound title picture often resembles a thick fog...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 8,519 reads 57 comments

  2. Conor McGregor's Head Coach Says Notorious Doesn't Care Who He Fights at UFC 189

    Conor McGregor has become arguably the biggest star in mixed martial arts today, let alone the ultra-competitive UFC featherweight division...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 5,654 reads 13 comments

  3. The 5 Best Non-UFC Fights to Watch This Summer

    Although other fight organizations have fallen by the wayside during the UFC's promotion of Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor this summer, there are still good fights to be found throughout the vast land of mixed martial arts...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 12,086 reads 22 comments

  4. 8 Under-the-Radar UFC Fights We Are Looking Forward To

    Despite oversaturated cards and crowded divisions, the UFC still puts on the best fights around. But unless you're looking for the right matchup, some worthwhile Octagon encounters will fall by the wayside...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 2,097 reads 4 comments

  5. Making the Case for Chris Weidman as the Pound-for-Pound Best Fighter in MMA

    Mixed martial arts is a sport that can turn unknown athletes into superstars overnight. Driven by unpredictability, split-second decision-making and raw talent, the possibilities are endless when the cage door shuts and the action begins...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 4,794 reads 107 comments

  6. Yay or Nay: Which Fights Move the Needle at UFC 188?

    UFC 188 is going to be well worth the price of admission. Headlined by a heavyweight grudge match between champion Cain Velasquez and fill-in divisional king Fabricio Werdum, Saturday night in Mexico City, Mexico, should be stout with action...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 3,229 reads 13 comments

  7. 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 year ago 215 reads 1 comments

  8. 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 year ago 4,660 reads 63 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 8,652 reads 125 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 16,812 reads 33 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 4,398 reads 38 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 5,048 reads 15 comments

  13. 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 1 year ago 6,069 reads 47 comments

  14. 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 1 year ago 11,715 reads 51 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 16,106 reads 56 comments

  16. 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 1 year ago 29,514 reads 121 comments

  17. 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 1 year ago 7,252 reads 23 comments

  18. 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 1 year ago 15,475 reads 116 comments

  19. 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 1 year ago 10,570 reads 39 comments

  20. 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 1 year ago 18,809 reads 21 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 16,521 reads 74 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 9,670 reads 32 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 163,481 reads 92 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 17,964 reads 58 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 10,236 reads 53 comments