1. Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao: Keys to Victory for Both Fighters

    Diego Brandao is not the quintessential top contender to test the budding skill set of an international dynamo like Conor McGregor , but he'll have to do...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 5 days ago 2,080 reads 1 comments

  2. 7 Fighters Who Could Be Next Two-Division UFC Champ

    Hundreds of fighters have strapped on the leather and stepped inside the Octagon, but only two men have won titles in multiple weight classes...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 days ago 6,347 reads 49 comments

  3. Building the Ultimate MMA Fighter

    Mixed martial arts has transformed into one of the most highly contested sports in the world. With countless numbers of disciplines and backgrounds, MMA incorporates an endless supply of talent, technique, skill and personality...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 days ago 12,719 reads 96 comments

  4. Georges St-Pierre Discusses His Future Career Plans

    The dramatic circus that surrounds Georges St-Pierre, his absence from mixed martial arts and his potential return is well-warranted...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 days ago 13,637 reads 27 comments

  5. The Best Weapon in Each UFC Weight Class

    Every fighter is different. From the food they eat to the training camps they conquer, no two fighters are alike. But as vast as the spectrum grows, their fear serves as a mediator, bringing polar opposites back together...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 12 days ago 79,155 reads 53 comments

  6. 5 Top Contender Rematches We Must See

    Forget about champions. How about the contenders who continuously put their careers on the line for just a shot at UFC gold? There will always be a titleholder for each division...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 13 days ago 11,833 reads 28 comments

  7. 5 UFC Fighters Poised to Regain Their Form

    Fighters come and go. Titles change hands, contenders drop off and this cycle that we tag as mixed martial arts repeats itself on cue...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 13 days ago 13,074 reads 30 comments

  8. 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 21 days ago 3,312 reads 22 comments

  9. 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 22 days ago 6,597 reads 23 comments

  10. 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 23 days ago 17,878 reads 129 comments

  11. 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 26 days ago 2,648 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 27 days ago 12,920 reads 73 comments

  13. 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 30 days ago 14,806 reads 89 comments

  14. 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 month ago 10,622 reads 68 comments

  15. 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 month ago 4,839 reads 40 comments

  16. 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 month ago 5,957 reads 9 comments

  17. 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 month ago 7,248 reads 22 comments

  18. 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 month ago 23,456 reads 155 comments

  19. 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 month ago 13,548 reads 12 comments

  20. 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 month ago 5,645 reads 17 comments

  21. 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 month ago 5,382 reads 22 comments

  22. 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 month ago 6,332 reads 45 comments

  23. 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 month ago 12,808 reads 30 comments

  24. 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 month ago 23,574 reads 81 comments

  25. 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 month ago 4,227 reads 7 comments