1. Bellator 106: 3 Questions We Have About Eddie Alvarez

    Besides Gilbert Melendez and Benson Henderson, Eddie Alvarez is the best lightweight in the world without a title...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 1,479 reads 7 comments

  2. 10 Bold MMA Predictions for the Month of November

    On paper, November looks like the best month of the year for mixed martial arts addicts. With four UFC events, Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks, The Ultimate Fighter Finale, Michael Chandler vs...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 39,265 reads 246 comments

  3. Fight of the Year Watch: October 2013 Edition

    Each month, the UFC puts out dynamically explosive cards that have the potential to produce some of the best fights of the year...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 3,637 reads 22 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 30: 5 Questions We Have About Lyoto Machida

    Headlining UFC Fight Night 30 this Saturday is a middleweight scrap between former light heavyweight king Lyoto Machida and perennial top contender Mark Munoz...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 4,754 reads 10 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 30: 5 Reasons to Watch

    Following an event like UFC 166 is like lighting off a bottle rocket right after nine pounds of M-80 explosives just deafened the block...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 4,001 reads 12 comments

  6. What Each UFC Champion Needs to Prove

    Every UFC champion currently dictating his or her respective division has successfully and methodically pieced together memorable title reigns...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 13,171 reads 47 comments

  7. UFC 166 Proves to Be One of the Best Fight Cards Ever, from Top to Bottom

    A fight card is a delicate entity. Nobody ever knows for sure which matchups are going to produce and which ones are going to disappoint...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 3,005 reads 4 comments

  8. UFC 166 Results: 3 Fights for Hector Lombard to Take Next

    On a card riddled with massive cuts, bloody knockouts and one-sided beatdowns , there may not have been a more deserving winner than Hector Lombard ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 2,391 reads 9 comments

  9. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Results: Breaking Down the Pivotal Moments

    For a heavyweight trilogy to play out like it did, maybe Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos wasn't really a trilogy to begin with...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 700 reads 0 comments

  10. Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3: What Went Right for the Champ

    Not much can be said about Cain Velasquez that wasn't spilled with blood on Saturday night at UFC 166 , as a titanic heavyweight trilogy came to a screeching halt...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 1,509 reads 1 comments

  11. UFC 166: 5 Under-the-Radar Fights

    On a pay-per-view card situated around a championship trilogy, a heavyweight grudge match and a bloody lightweight war, some marquee matchups are simply being overlooked...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 6,403 reads 3 comments

  12. UFC 166: Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Before the long-awaited third act of the Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos trilogy plays out, two of the UFC's most grizzled lightweight veterans will look to capture Fight of the Night honors...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 7,762 reads 23 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: 3 Fights for Demian Maia to Take Next

    Demian Maia's torrid pace atop the welterweight division has come to an abrupt halt. The world-renowned submission specialist fell victim to former No. 1 contender Jake Shields last night in Brazil...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 1,333 reads 7 comments

  14. Breaking Down Each UFC Weight Class

    Fighters come in all different shapes and sizes. From a heavy-handed Irish featherweight to a 240-pound Brazilian submission specialist, the vast pallet of UFC talent never ceases to forge masterpieces...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 20,762 reads 102 comments

  15. 8 Fights to Look Forward to in October

    This year has been full of historic fights. From Chris Weidman knocking out Anderson Silva to Jon Jones narrowly escaping the onslaught of a Swedish mauler, 2013 has delivered through and through...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 11,721 reads 44 comments

  16. Power Ranking Ex-UFC Champions

    Being an ex-UFC champion these days isn't easy. In a youth-injected era recently overtaken by evolutionary talent and skill, the ins and outs of being an elite mixed martial artist are becoming more intricate by the day...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 9,022 reads 48 comments

  17. New York Giants: A Team Apart

    Remember when you found out Santa Claus wasn't real? Or when you counted your game room tickets and discovered you were just a few short from that awesomely dumb prize? Take that ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 1,320 reads 20 comments

  18. Jones vs. Gustafsson: Re-Energizing a Generation

    Sometimes expectations are shattered in the eyes of human will. Sometimes that will reaches heights better left for gods. Sometimes it takes a mysteriously clad Stockholm brawler to push an otherwise immortal champion to his breaking point...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 5,215 reads 35 comments

  19. UFC 165: 3 Burning Questions We Have About Jon Jones

    Everybody knows how good Jon Jones is. He has fought his way to the top of the light heavyweight hill to gain the status as the best pound-for-pound mixed martial artist on the planet...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 6,818 reads 32 comments

  20. UFC 165: 3 Burning Questions We Have About Alexander Gustafsson

    Alexander Gustafsson 's arsenal doesn't just revolve around his size. It is also defined by speed, technique and execution...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 2,384 reads 11 comments

  21. UFC 165: Jon Jones and 5 Fights That Secure His Legacy

    Jon Jones is the man. There's no disputing that. From his perfected precision to an unfathomable physical demeanor, the pound-for-pound juggernaut has dismantled every light heavyweight in the his path...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 6,617 reads 27 comments

  22. 10 Biggest MMA Surprises of 2013

    With four months left in the year, 2013 has already delivered on all levels for interested MMA onlookers. From dynamic knockouts to upset title wins, the fastest growing sport in the world has, well, delivered quickly...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 9,131 reads 18 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 28 Results: Who's Next for Yushin Okami and Ryan Bader?

    Wednesday was yet another great showing for the UFC on Fox Sports 1. From the opening main card bell to the last referee stoppage, the Brazil crowd had something to chant about at every turn...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 1,888 reads 19 comments

  24. The Most Overlooked Contender in Each UFC Weight Class

    These days, to be a sure-fire title contender in the UFC, you need to be on the good side of Dana White 's VIP list. That means winning three or fours fights in a row doesn't necessarily land you in the club...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 10 months ago 12,248 reads 93 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 28: Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    In only a matter of days, the UFC will cap off one of the busiest two weeks of the year. From their initial debut on Fox Sports 1 to UFC 164, all of it culminates this Wednesday as the Fox network hosts its second installment...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 6,144 reads 25 comments