1. UFC 182: Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 182 is set for two of the most prolific light heavyweight fighters to ever grace the center of the Octagon in Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 4,676 reads 14 comments

  2. MMA in 2014: Biggest Breakthrough Performances

    For what the sport had at its disposal, 2014 was a fairly competitive and entertaining epoch for mixed martial arts as a whole...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 11,926 reads 30 comments

  3. Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dollaway: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    In one of the more underwhelming main event showdowns of 2014, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will slug it out with wrestler C.B. Dollaway this Saturday in Barueri , Brazil...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 2,104 reads 6 comments

  4. 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...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 18,907 reads 55 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 12,247 reads 15 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 13,586 reads 22 comments

  7. 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 8 months ago 21,032 reads 44 comments

  8. 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 8 months ago 6,347 reads 35 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 4,906 reads 18 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 14,308 reads 4 comments

  11. 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 8 months ago 2,249 reads 8 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 9,395 reads 8 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 16,340 reads 76 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 2,132 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 4,655 reads 32 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 8,302 reads 38 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 24,436 reads 16 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 5,080 reads 21 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 8,082 reads 19 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 15,524 reads 20 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 26,239 reads 95 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 4,433 reads 5 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 12,534 reads 62 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 75,103 reads 60 comments

  25. 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 10 months ago 29,115 reads 163 comments