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Invicta FC 11: Cyborg vs Tweet Fighter Salaries

Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino doesn’t just annihilate her opponents in the cage – she does it at the bank, too. Here are Invicta FC 11: Cyborg vs Tweet’s fighter purses, as released by the California State Athletic Commission (and first reported by Sherdog)   Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino: $91,500 ($45,000 to show, $45,000 win bonus, $1,500 Performance of the […]

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13:  Alistair Overeem reacts after his ko victory over Stefan Struve (not pictured) in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the at U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

March’s Can’t Miss MMA Matches

  We have official ascended into the golden age of MMA coverage. You don’t have to look very far on a typical Friday or Saturday night to find fights to see. Not only do the big names like UFC, Bellator and World Series of Fighting have major television deals, but smaller promotions like Titan, RFA, […]


The Rankings: The Middleweights: Mar 2, 2014

The Rankings are just that – The MMA Manifesto’s rankings of the best fighters in mixed martial arts today.  Check back every Monday and Friday for our rankings of a different weight class.  Next up: The Middleweight Rankings.   Voting Panel: Jeff Fox – The MMA Manifesto, Daniel Vreeland from The MMA Manifesto, and speeds – Sports Two MMA Forum. *stipulations: […]

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UFC 184 Pick ‘Em Results

  Congratulations to Cameron Walsh for winning our UFC 184 ‘Em Contest via tiebreaker.  Thanks for playing!   Consensus Picks Ronda Rousey – 89% Holly Holm – 91% Jake Ellenberger – 68% Allan Jouban – 83% Tony Ferguson – 81% Consensus Overall Record in 2014: 18-11 (62%) UFC 184 Pick ‘Em Results 1 Cameron Walsh 11 2 John Gordon 11 […]

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Ronda Rousey Career Earnings

(Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports) Ronda Rousey Career Earnings   (UFC only – doesn’t including undisclosed bonuses of PPV earnings) * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event   UFC 157 – Feb 23/13 – W (Carmouche) – $90,000 ($45,000 to show, $45,000 win bonus) UFC […]

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UFC 184 Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

  Ronda Rousey earned $12,857 per second last night at UFC 184.  Nice gig. Here are UFC 184’s fighter purses, released by the California State Athletic Commission, and first reported on MMA Junkie.   Attendance: 17,654 Gate: $2,675,000   UFC 184 Fighter Purses   Jake Ellenberger: $186,000 ($68,000 to show, $68,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the […]

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UFC 184 Results

UFC 184: Rousey vs Zingano Feb 28, 2015 Staples Center Los Angeles, California (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC 184 Results   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship: Ronda Rousey (10-0, #1 ranked women’s bantamweight) vs Cat Zingano (9-0, #2 ranked women’s bantamweight) – Rousey wins via submission (armbar) – Round 1 […]

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Top Ten Earning Women’s Fighters

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)   We continue our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at the ladies.  With the UFC just introducing a women’s division this year, the purse levels for the fighters are still rather low while the division continues to mature. So while our top 10 earning women’s […]

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Top Ten Earning Lightweights

    (Updated after UFC 184)   Top Ten Earning Lightweights   (Total, Show, Win Bonus) 1 Gilbert Melendez  $200,000  $200,000  $          – 1 Anthony Pettis  $200,000  $100,000  $  100,000 3 Donald Cerrone  $146,000  $  73,000  $    73,000 4 Diego Sanchez  $140,000  $  70,000  $    70,000 5 Eddie Alvarez  $100,000  $100,000  $          – 5 Takanori Gomi* […]

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The Rankings: The Light Heavyweights: Feb 27, 2015

The Rankings are just that – The MMA Manifesto’s rankings of the best fighters in mixed martial arts today.  Check back every Monday and Friday for our rankings of a different weight class.  Next up: The Light Heavyweight Rankings Voting Panel: Jeff Fox – The MMA Manifesto, Dave Kelsey – 2011 & 2013 MMA Manifesto Pick ‘Em Contest […]

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UFC 184 Betting Guide

Mr. Manifesto doesn’t gamble on sports, but I know of plenty of people who do.  This includes the nefarious Tafon Papis, who I’ve recruited to give his betting tips for upcoming UFC events.  We’ll keep a running total throughout the season to see how Mr. Papis does.  We kick things off with his UFC 184 […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28:  Cat Zingano reacts to her loss to Ronda Rousey by submission after their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Cat Zingano Scouting Report

Cat Zingano Scouting Report Vitals 5’7″ 135 lbs (Women’s Bantamweight) 70″ reach, Southpaw July 1, 1982 Record 9-1 (UFC: 2-1) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu All-American collegiate wrestler multiple BJJ championships Championships Held Ring of Fire Women’s Bantamweight Champion: 2008 (no title defenses) Fight to Win Women’s Bantamweight Champion: 2010 (no title defenses) Ring of […]