1. 5 UFC Fighters Who Need to Up Their Mic Skills

    Today's mixed martial arts takes a certain kind of individual to stand out and succeed. No longer does one elite discipline supersede the rest. No longer does one attribute dictate perennial greatness...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 3,484 reads 22 comments

  2. 10 Best MMA Knockouts from the 1st Half of 2014

    Everybody loves a good knockout. Your best friend, your grandmother, your dentist, everyone. But there are different degrees of knockouts. From split-second front kicks to thunderous overhand rights, knockouts come in all shapes and sizes...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 7,144 reads 22 comments

  3. Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    As one of the best weekends of the year, there's no better way to cap off celebrating our nation's independence than to sit down with some friends and family and watch two of the best middleweights in the world go to war...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 18,363 reads 129 comments

  4. Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    This Saturday will feature a dynamic showdown between featherweight standouts Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 year ago 2,818 reads 6 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 13,233 reads 73 comments

  6. 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 1 year ago 14,932 reads 89 comments

  7. 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 1 year ago 10,755 reads 68 comments

  8. 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 1 year ago 4,999 reads 40 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 6,122 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 7,486 reads 22 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 23,934 reads 155 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 13,848 reads 12 comments

  13. 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 1 year ago 6,027 reads 16 comments

  14. 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 1 year ago 5,496 reads 22 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 6,613 reads 45 comments

  16. 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 1 year ago 13,012 reads 30 comments

  17. 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 1 year ago 23,749 reads 81 comments

  18. 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 1 year ago 4,392 reads 7 comments

  19. 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 1 year ago 31,707 reads 21 comments

  20. 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 over 1 year ago 13,393 reads 37 comments

  21. 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 over 1 year ago 7,118 reads 15 comments

  22. 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...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 1,081 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 1,496 reads 4 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 11,648 reads 50 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 3,494 reads 12 comments