1. 5 Best UFC Fighters Who Need to Start Finishing Fights

    Today's mixed martial arts incorporates a truly defined group of amazing athletes. From powerful strikers to bone-crunching submission specialists, MMA offers a hodgepodge of scintillating talents...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 13,129 reads 73 comments

  2. 5 Fighters Just Scratching the Surface of Greatness

    A new group of elite fighters is upon us. As a part of the UFC's growing crop heap, these fighters are expected to maintain a certain level of perennial supremacy. To little surprise, they have...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 14,878 reads 89 comments

  3. 10 UFC Fighters Who Should Change Their Nickname

    Nicknames are truly hit or miss. From "The Axe Murderer" to "The Cheesecake Assassin," they encompass a hodgepodge of unique personas. Some offer a brutal view into the mind of a fighter...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 10,691 reads 68 comments

  4. The 10 Best Unranked UFC Fighters

    The UFC ranking system is a reasonable way to gauge talent, new and old. But somewhere along the lines, divisional breakouts are lost in the mix. Some escape obscurity and reach their weight class' Top 15, while others simply tread water...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 4,931 reads 40 comments

  5. UFC 174: Recapping the Fight Night Bonuses

    Saturday night was a fairly good outing for the UFC. The prized flyweight champion remained as dominant as ever, while Canada's own Rory MacDonald forever solidified his spot as one of the welterweight division's next title contenders...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 6,037 reads 9 comments

  6. UFC 174 Results: 3 Fights for Demetrious Johnson to Take Next

    It's official. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson is as good as it gets. In a five-round elementary beatdown of top contender Ali Bagautinov Saturday, ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 7,393 reads 22 comments

  7. Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley: What We Learned from UFC 174 Welterweight Tilt

    When Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley was scheduled for UFC 174 people were excited for it's potential to produce instant fireworks. Well, the bout did not disappoint on Saturday night in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 23,700 reads 155 comments

  8. Ryan Jimmo vs. Ovince Saint Preux: What We Learned from Light Heavyweight Tilt

    Serving as UFC 174 's main card spark, Ryan Jimmo vs. Ovince Saint Preux offered some insight into the 205-pound heap...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 13,680 reads 12 comments

  9. Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    UFC 174 this Saturday will feature a tremendous matchup at the top of the welterweight hill. Longtime top contender Rory MacDonald will once again get his chance to showcase ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 5,805 reads 16 comments

  10. 5 Fighters and What Each Must Do to Win a UFC Belt

    As the new wave of top contenders wash over the UFC's sandy beaches, current divisional kingpins must prepare for absolute war. However, as unique as each champion's situation truly is, they are not the ones who have to capture UFC gold...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 5,476 reads 22 comments

  11. UFC 174: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Before flashy flyweights Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson and Ali Bagautinov ever step inside the Octagon this weekend at UFC 174 , ultra-suave Rory MacDonald and powerhouse Tyron Woodley will wage welterweight war...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 4 months ago 6,462 reads 45 comments

  12. John Dodson and the UFC's Quickest Athletes

    Speed is often the determining factor between getting your hand raised or collecting your wits. It's an innate ability to outpace and outpoint your opponents wherever the fight may go...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 12,918 reads 30 comments

  13. Dana White Says Chael Sonnen Could One Day Take His Place

    Like him or not, UFC president Dana White has been an ambassador for the sport of mixed martial arts. Credited for keeping the UFC alive, White can easily be considered one of the top five most influential people in the history of the sport...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 23,678 reads 81 comments

  14. 10 Must-See UFC Fights in June

    As one of the most jam-packed months of fighting you'll ever see, June offers UFC fans from all corners of the world something to look forward to...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 4,312 reads 7 comments

  15. The 5 Best UFC Fighters You've Never Heard of

    It's difficult to stand out in the pack, especially when it comes to an internationally clad entity like the UFC...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 30,860 reads 21 comments

  16. 10 Fighters Who Are Ready for Their UFC Title Shot

    Every fighter currently gracing the UFC roster is aiming to get a shot at promotional gold one day. Some names are higher on the food chain than others, but the goal remains the same...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 13,313 reads 37 comments

  17. Gegard Mousasi vs. Mark Munoz: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    This weekend will feature a very important fight in the UFC middleweight division. Contenders Gegard Mousasi and Mark Munoz will square off on Saturday from Berlin, Germany...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 7,035 reads 15 comments

  18. UFC 173: Keys to Victory for T.J. Dillashaw

    Despite his relatively low popularity, UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao remains one of the very best pound-for-pound fighters in the world...

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  19. UFC 173: Keys to Victory for Dan Henderson

    No one in the sport of mixed martial arts embraces the role of tenured veteran quite as well as Dan Henderson ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 1,431 reads 4 comments

  20. The Most Underrated Fighter from Each UFC Weight Class

    Flying under the radar is not always a bad thing. Sure it has its drawbacks when title discussions start whirling, but it helps to step into the Octagon as a man trying to prove his worth...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 11,417 reads 50 comments

  21. UFC 173: Robbie Lawler vs. Jake Ellenberger Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    This Saturday is destined to be one of the best pay-per-view cards of the year. From top to bottom, UFC 173 offers something for everyone...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 3,222 reads 12 comments

  22. Why Chad Mendes Will Give Jose Aldo a Run for His Money in the Rematch

    As most have been, Chad Mendes was defeated by UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo back in 2012 at UFC 142. The first-round knockout sent Aldo crowd surfing and Mendes back down the divisional ladder...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 7,707 reads 65 comments

  23. Urijah Faber vs. Alex Caceres Set for Bantamweight Bout at UFC 175

    Urijah Faber has been by far one of the best mixed martial artists in the world over the past 10 years. His dedication to the sport and to his training has consequently rewarded him with an accomplished and extremely lucrative career...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 8,226 reads 45 comments

  24. 7 UFC Fighters with the 'Hottest Hands' Right Now

    In the world of competitive mixed martial arts, it's often key to possess a hot hand. Not in the sense of having blazing-fast punches but rather the in-cage consistency and international popularity that fuel opportunity...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 7,786 reads 29 comments

  25. Vitor Belfort Back in Business, Cleared to Fight in Brazil

    Much has been said about Vitor Belfort 's track record for using testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). In turn, his public image has been somewhat tainted, solidifying him as the unofficial poster boy for TRT in mixed martial arts...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 8,208 reads 49 comments