1. Urijah Faber to Wait for Winner of UFC 169's Cruz vs. Barao

    Urijah Faber has earned his keep. After securing a second-round submission victory over young contender Michael McDonald this past weekend, "The California Kid" has once again proved he's worthy of fighting for a UFC title...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 4,090 reads 14 comments

  2. Chris Weidman: Power Ranking Every UFC Win

    Whether you regard Chris Weidman 's mind-blowing knockout of Anderson Silva earlier this year as a fluke or not, there's no denying his overall potential in mixed martial arts...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 3,396 reads 13 comments

  3. Dana White Says Urijah Faber Is in 'Vitor Belfort Zone'

    Urijah Faber is one of the most popular fighters in mixed martial arts today. With a deadly ability to sink in a guillotine choke or launch furious strikes, "The California Kid" is as formidable as they come...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 16,712 reads 50 comments

  4. Anderson Silva: Power Ranking Every UFC Win

    Despite an unfathomable knockout defeat at the hands of current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman back in July, Anderson Silva 's legacy remains intact...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 15,242 reads 48 comments

  5. 5 Fighters with More Bark Than Bite

    Sometimes, physically harming another human being inside the Octagon is easier than speaking your mind in front of a microphone and subjective cameras...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 22,789 reads 91 comments

  6. UFC on FOX 9: 5 Fighters with the Most to Gain

    This weekend will mark the ninth installment of UFC on FOX. Headlined by a flyweight championship grudge match between Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson and Joseph Benavidez, the ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 4,417 reads 7 comments

  7. Fabricio Werdum Willing to Wait for Cain Velasquez

    After securing an epic submission victory over fellow Brazilian Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira back in June, former Strikeforce standout Fabricio Werdum was more or less guaranteed a UFC title shot...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 1,405 reads 18 comments

  8. Junior Dos Santos Believes Next Opponent Should Be Josh Barnett-Travis Browne

    Junior dos Santos has given us unforgettable fights over the past few years. From a storied trilogy opposite UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to a highlight-reel knockout ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 12,375 reads 93 comments

  9. Best UFC Debuts of 2013

    Each year, the UFC experiences an influx of young prospects, wily veterans and an overall talent-rich spectrum of fighters...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 7,107 reads 12 comments

  10. UFC's John Dodson out 8-10 Weeks

    Being absent from your respective division's title scene is no laughing matter, especially when you're one of the most exciting fighters around...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 1,181 reads 5 comments

  11. 7 Fights You Can't Miss This December

    'Tis the season—for bloody fists and bludgeoned faces. While violence is no sane substitute for swashing eggnog and unwrapping gifts, it's great news for fight fans everywhere...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 8,298 reads 20 comments

  12. Anthony Pettis Expected to Be Sidelined 6 to 8 Months, Hopes for Nate Diaz

    On the heels of an impressive victory to capture the UFC lightweight throne, current champion Anthony Pettis has come down with the injury bug, again...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 12,381 reads 59 comments

  13. 5 Elite Wrestlers Who Need to Evolve as Strikers

    Wrestling is one of the most useful and strong foundations any mixed martial artist can possess. It helps fighters maintain their sense of balance, creates worlds of opportunities on the open canvas and instills fear into unsuspecting strikers...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 7,620 reads 28 comments

  14. Roy Jones Jr. Taking Tune Up Fight in Moscow for Anderson

    For years, fight fans have been eager to watch a world-class boxer vs. mixed martial artist grudge match play out. It's a question of combat superiority that will never be answered until that infamous throwdown ensues...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 12,065 reads 32 comments

  15. Power Ranking Each UFC Weight Class Based on Depth and Excitement

    With unparalleled access to international talent and in-cage matchmaking, the UFC has exponentially expanded over the years...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 23,672 reads 59 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 33: 5 Reasons to Watch

    Another week, another handful of tantalizing UFC bouts for the public eye. While many fans snicker at the idea of creating these types of cards, especially ones that lack depth, I'm looking forward to some free fights Friday night...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 3,783 reads 15 comments

  17. UFC 168: Herb Dean to Ref Chris Weidman-Anderson Silva Rematch

    During a time when closely knit split decisions and highly contested point systems rule the world of mixed martial arts, the sight of a trustworthy referee often expels exuberance...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 6,671 reads 55 comments

  18. 5 Exciting Fighters Who Need to Improve Their Wrestling

    Wrestling has evolved into one of the most useful foundations for any fighter seeking prolonged Octagon success. It helps create substantial balance, exceptional defense and the ability to ward off any opponent unwilling to stand and bang...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 17,719 reads 59 comments

  19. Nate Diaz Might 'Sit Around' Until Someone Gets Injured and He Gets Title Shot

    The always brash and formidably combatant Nate Diaz made a huge statement to the entire UFC lightweight division this past Saturday at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale after dismantling Gray Maynard midway through the first round...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 9,365 reads 73 comments

  20. GSP: Forget All Rumors, I'm Happy and Well

    The Georges St-Pierre news feed has been a heightened Watergate of epic mixed martial arts proportion. It's been a he-said, she-said saga of bombastic rumors surrounding GSP's personal life and professional prognosis heading into the future...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 16,489 reads 91 comments

  21. White: I'm Confident That GSP Will Come Back (UPDATE)

    UPDATE 3:05 P.M. Pacific Time Dana White told LA Times reporter Lance Pugmire earlier today that, "As far as a rematch, we’re on schedule and I’ll have a date within a couple weeks...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 6,902 reads 10 comments

  22. White: Why Hendricks Deserves Immediate Rematch, Gustafsson Didn't

    On the heels of one of the most highly contested and controversial championship fights in UFC history, much speculation remains as to what's next for champion Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 5,625 reads 39 comments

  23. The 10 Best Wrestlers in the UFC Right Now

    The evolution of mixed martial arts has birthed a variety of extraordinary disciplines, superlative skill sets and mastered techniques...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 12,954 reads 57 comments

  24. Johny Hendricks Deserves to Be Called Champ

    Seeing Johny Hendricks keeled over in the center of the Octagon Saturday night felt downright egregious. His five-round dethroning of long-time welterweight king Georges St-Pierre didn't end the way it was supposed to...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 9,012 reads 153 comments

  25. UFC 167: 1 Fight for Georges St-Pierre to Take Next

    On a night that was supposed to celebrate Georges St-Pierre's legacy not tarnish it, one of the most elusive championships in the sport was practically ripped from Johny Hendrick's arms...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 3,949 reads 2 comments