Dan Hiergesell

Dan is a former MMAWeekly.com contributor, BleacherReport.com MMA featured columnist, CagePages.com editor and a University of Tennessee graduate. He has been featured on Countdown to UFC 171 and SiriusXM Fight Club, while covering events such as: UFC 169 Barao vs. Faber II; UFC on Fuel TV Korean Zombie vs. Poirier; UFC on FX Browne vs. Bigfoot; UFC on FX Maynard vs. Guida; Bellator 123 Curran vs. Freire.

The Answer: Why Frankie Edgar Could Be Conor McGregor’s Kryptonite

December will feature the four best featherweight fighters on the planet. UFC champion Jose Aldo, interim titleholder Conor McGregor, former top contender Chad Mendes, and...

Young Blood: Sage Northcutt & The Best UFC Prospects Entering 2016

Prospects come and go in the UFC, especially when thrust into the limelight. Due in part to an underdeveloped arsenal of skill and athleticism, these...

Christmas Comes Early: 6 Best UFC Finishers on Display This December

Mixed martial arts is a full-throttle experience capable of delivering split-second violence. Excitement is often witnessed at every turn of a fight, offering athletic performances...

Will History Be Made? UFC 194 Could Go Down As Best Event Ever

An event like UFC 194 doesn't come around too often. Situated smack-dab in the middle of the promotion's historic December schedule, the looming card is...

UFC Shakeup: Three Belts That Will Change Hands Over The Next Six Months

Keeping a UFC belt these days is quite the struggle. With media obligations, strenuous scheduling, seething contenders nipping at your heels, the need to stay...

You Better Believe Luke Rockhold Is Going to Smash Chris Weidman

The hype surrounding UFC 194 this December is reminiscent of a runaway train with no brakes. Much of the momentum heading into the promotion's most revered...

5 Reasons Jose Aldo Will Beat Conor McGregor

In some people's minds, Conor McGregor is supposed to beat UFC featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo at UFC 194 on Dec. 12. In some people's minds,...