1. 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 over 1 year ago 7,883 reads 65 comments

  2. 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 over 1 year ago 8,344 reads 45 comments

  3. 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 over 1 year ago 7,858 reads 29 comments

  4. 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 over 1 year ago 8,332 reads 49 comments

  5. Urijah Faber: 5 Fights We'd Love to See the California Kid Take

    Outside of championship bouts, Urijah Faber is one of the very best fighters in the world. His ability to pressure opponents from round to round often separates him from a hungry pack of bantamweight wolves...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 4,236 reads 14 comments

  6. 5 Fights for Anderson Silva to Take Upon His Return

    Well, all is right in the world. The weather is warmer, the birds are chirping and former UFC champion Anderson Silva has been cleared to train again...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 18,386 reads 88 comments

  7. Josh Barnett: I'll Retire When It's My Time

    Like him or not, UFC heavyweight standout Josh Barnett remains one of the most popular names in the sport. As an outspoken heavy metal barbarian nicknamed "The Warmaster ," Barnett often attracts the masses...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 6,076 reads 22 comments

  8. Lyoto Machida Talks UFC 175 Title Fight with Chris Weidman

    As the next man on deck to challenge UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman for Octagon supremacy, former light heavyweight kingpin Lyoto Machida has a lot on his plate...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 6,478 reads 43 comments

  9. Slugfest Alert: Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt Targeted for End of the Year

    Brace yourselves, fight fans. According to a report on UFC Tonight (h/t to Damon Martin of FOX Sports ), the UFC is in the market for a heavyweight barnburner ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 8,815 reads 60 comments

  10. Everyone Needs to Stop Talking Smack to Jon Jones and Wait Their Turn

    Jon Jones is a marked man. From the top contenders in the division to the gatekeepers at the bottom, everybody wants a piece of the champ. Can you blame them? At just 26 years of age, Jones has already accomplished ultimate glory...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 2,757 reads 19 comments

  11. Thiago Alves and 5 Exciting Careers We'd Love to See Back on Track

    Fighters sometimes fall off the map. We, as fans, don't want them to, but that's usually the natural order of things in this sometimes cruel world of mixed martial arts. Time moves along and these fighters are for the most part forgotten...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 2,590 reads 10 comments

  12. Andre 'Touchy' Fili and the Best Nicknames in the UFC Right Now

    Being clever in today's mixed martial arts world is often detrimental in successfully promoting one's career...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 30,714 reads 67 comments

  13. Chuck Liddell Thinks Glover Teixeira Will Finish Jon Jones Early at UFC 172

    As one of the greatest fighters in UFC history, former light heavyweight kingpin Chuck Liddell commands a certain amount of respect around these parts...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 8,473 reads 47 comments

  14. Wanderlei Silva: Chael Sonnen Is a Racist

    Chael Sonnen can get under the thickest of skins. Whether it's a legendary mixed martial artist or a local coffee shop employee, he'll verbally throw down at the drop of a hat...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 8,716 reads 171 comments

  15. UFC 172: 5 Reasons to Watch

    As if you already didn't know, Jon Jones will be defending his light heavyweight crown this weekend at UFC 172 ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 9,224 reads 14 comments

  16. UFC 172: Phil Davis vs. Anthony Johnson Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Before Jon Jones defends his illustrious title opposite Brazilian powerhouse Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 , two more light heavyweights will wage war as part of Saturday's main card...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 10,825 reads 37 comments

  17. Dana White: The Diaz Brothers Will Be a Sad Story 1 Day

    Nick and Nate Diaz have always done things their way. From pre -fight banter to mid-fight vulgarity, the California brothers bow to no man...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 17,403 reads 75 comments

  18. Dana White: I'm Very Confident Gina Carano Is on Her Way Back

    In order for the UFC to attract Gina Carano away from her ultra-successful Hollywood career, it's going to have to pull all the right strings. First off, Carano needs to be compensated heavily...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 7,281 reads 22 comments

  19. UFC on Fox 11: 5 Reasons to Watch

    This coming Saturday will mark the 11th installment of UFC on Fox. For over two years, the pulsating promotion has given fans a perennial free look at their product, offering some of the very best fights in the process...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 6,579 reads 16 comments

  20. Alexander Gustafsson: I'm a Really Bad Matchup for Jon Jones

    Alexander Gustafsson serves as the perfect antidote to UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones ' in-cage brilliance. He's the only fighter to ever push Jones to the brink of defeat, only to have the champ escape the Octagon's event horizon...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 11,198 reads 124 comments

  21. Winner of Dan Henderson vs. Daniel Cormier Gets a Title Shot

    The UFC light heavyweight title scene just got a little more interesting. On Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight (h/t Dave Doyle and Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting .com ), it was announced that the winner of Dan Henderson vs...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 14,620 reads 168 comments

  22. Anderson Silva Training to Become a Police Officer

    Just when you think Anderson Silva couldn't possibly come closer to resembling a real-life superhero, he goes out and starts training to become a cop...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 105,570 reads 128 comments

  23. Enough Is Enough: How the UFC Can Make It Easier to Be a Fan Again

    Fueled by executive perfection and monetary persuasion, the UFC has launched itself to the forefront of the global mixed martial arts scene...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 12,383 reads 120 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 38: 5 Key Takeaways from Brazil

    On a night that featured seven finishes, three decisions, one majority draw and one cancelled bout, mixed martial arts legend Dan Henderson recaptured ultimate glory...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 10,407 reads 18 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 38: Keys to Victory for Dan Henderson

    Dan Henderson is a bona fide mixed martial arts legend whether he wins this weekend or not. But as a prolific athlete and life-long competitor, it makes sense that Henderson ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about over 1 year ago 4,379 reads 10 comments