1. 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

  2. Ryan LaFlare and the 9 Best Undefeated Fighters in the UFC

    Well-rounded welterweight Ryan LaFlare will put his undefeated record on the line opposite crafty veteran Demian Maia this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 62. It will be his toughest test to date and a chance to prove he's a real title threat...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 34,212 reads 138 comments

  3. UFC 185: Recapping the Fight Night Bonuses from Pettis vs. Dos Anjos Fight Card

    What an event to remember. With Rafael Dos Anjos bulling his way past Anthony Pettis for the lightweight championship, Joanna Jedrzejczyk punching her way to a women's ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 8,626 reads 18 comments

  4. Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael Dos Anjos: What We Learned from UFC 185 Title Fight

    A new champ has been crowned. After putting forth one of the more impressive performances in recent Octagon history, Rafael dos Anjos outclassed and outshined Anthony Pettis at UFC 185 ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 3,066 reads 12 comments

  5. Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson: What We Learned from UFC 185 Tilt

    In the only heavyweight clash showcased on UFC 185 's stacked main card, divisional mainstays Roy Nelson and Alistair Overeem aimed to pad their respective title runs...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 23,964 reads 64 comments

  6. UFC 185: Roy Nelson vs. Alistair Overeem Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Before the lights dim low and Anthony Pettis defends his lightweight title at UFC 185 , two heavyweights will take to the Octagon in vicious manner. As members of the division's Top 10 club, No...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 7,014 reads 23 comments

  7. UFC 185: Matt Brown vs. Johny Hendricks Head-To-Toe Breakdown

    This weekend's UFC 185 script will feature a highly touted welterweight scrap between top contenders Johny Hendricks and Matt Brown...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 7,145 reads 23 comments

  8. 8 Cross-Divisional Matchups We'd Love to See in the UFC

    Ever wonder who would win a fight between John Rambo and John McClane ? Or Terminator and Hulk Hogan? Sure you have. And don't worry—it's perfectly normal for that undying curiosity to trickle over into the UFC's Octagon...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 13,812 reads 76 comments

  9. 5 UFC Fighters Who Will Turn into Stars in 2015

    The mixed martial arts night sky is littered with glowing entities of all shapes and sizes. From perennial champions to fearless contenders, these burning giants ignite the cage whenever they fight...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 106,169 reads 48 comments

  10. Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva: What We Learned from Heavyweight Tilt

    Sunday's unusual UFC billing featured a heavyweight showdown between win-craving Frank Mir and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 months ago 11,962 reads 54 comments

  11. Rising Fighters on the Cusp of the UFC Rankings

    The UFC serves as a perennial umbrella for the very best fighters on the planet. With transcendent champions and hungry contenders at its disposal, the promotion is continuously gifted elite bout options in each one of its 10 divisions...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 16,926 reads 30 comments

  12. Ronda Rousey on the Verge of Cleaning Out Women's MMA

    Mixed martial arts has continued its rise to international popularity. Organizations like the UFC promote engaging superstar fighters who enable the sport to contend with other outlets like the NFL, MLB, NBA and boxing...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 7,723 reads 136 comments

  13. 5 UFC Fighters WIth Not Much Left in the Tank

    The road traveled in mixed martial arts is one full of steep curves, pesky potholes and oncoming traffic. Veterans of the game know what to look for when traversing such tumultuous ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 59,729 reads 116 comments

  14. 7 Must-See MMA Fights in February

    The return of Anderson Silva has officially taken place, and the world of mixed martial arts is ready to return to originally scripted programming. That means more fights and more in-cage sport for the month of February...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 10,159 reads 20 comments

  15. UFC 183 Results: 3 Fights for Kelvin Gastelum at His New Weight Class

    Kelvin Gastelum missed weight for his showdown with Tyron Woodley at UFC 183 by eight pounds. That's unacceptable, and the UFC has taken action...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 6,817 reads 20 comments

  16. UFC 183 Results: 3 Fights for Thales Leites to Take Next

    It's difficult to consistently win on any level of mixed martial arts, let alone in the UFC's evolving middleweight division...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 2,407 reads 10 comments

  17. UFC 183 Results: 3 Potential Fights to Keep Nick Diaz Around

    As memorable and anticipated as UFC 183 was, Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz was easily one of the weirdest Octagon matchups of all time...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 24,645 reads 67 comments

  18. UFC 183: 7 Reasons to Watch Silva vs. Diaz Fight Card

    We all know what UFC 183 is about. It will mark the return of the greatest fighter in the history of the sport...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 54,100 reads 110 comments

  19. Phil Davis and 5 Fighters Who Need to Impress in 2015

    Sticking out like a sore thumb is a good thing when it comes to competitive mixed martial arts. Whether triggered by highlight-reel finishes or memorable mic work, fighters aim to impress these days...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 months ago 3,538 reads 8 comments

  20. Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Before Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson battle it out at UFC on Fox 14 this Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden, for the right to challenge champion Jon Jones, two more divisional contenders will assert their Octagon dominance...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 6,367 reads 34 comments

  21. Donald Cerrone and the UFC's 10 Toughest Fighters Right Now

    The fight game incorporates an uncanny mixture of talents and physical capabilities. Driven by an innate sense of awareness and survival, mixed martial artists put their bodies through the ringer...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 21,085 reads 86 comments

  22. Conor McGregor and 5 Fighters with a Real Shot at UFC Gold in 2015

    2015 could be one of the best years in UFC history. With long-awaited returns and polarizing title fights on the docket, only injuries can knock this much anticipated Octagon action off its tilt...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 12,270 reads 46 comments

  23. Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    In less than one week, the fastest-rising star in mixed martial arts today will attempt to earn a long-awaited UFC featherweight title shot...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 24,671 reads 89 comments

  24. MMA in 2014: The Top 10 Fighters

    2014 served as an unpredictable epoch for mixed martial arts. From untimely injuries to championship upsets, Murphy's law seemed to engulf the cage at every turn...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 16,261 reads 44 comments

  25. Duke Roufus: I'm Going to Mold CM Punk from Scratch

    So much has been said about Phil " CM Punk " Brooks' arrival to the UFC. Can his pro wrestling athleticism translate to a real fight? Can he take a punch and keep moving forward? ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 22,488 reads 63 comments