Psst, MMA – Your Ass is Showing

    MMA is once again showing its ass. Just this past week, Julie Kedzie nearly fought some twitter troll at a local gym, team Serra-Longo damn near full asshat last night, just as he did a mere week ago after the fallout from Stitch Duran’s firing. See, this is why we can’t have nice […]


UFC 190 Fighter Salaries, Sponsorship, Attendance & Gate

Ronda Rousey will end up being the top earner once all the pay-per-view and other bonuses are handed out, but for the time being Shogun Rua got the top payday at UFC 190. Before we go any further, we should note that most international fighter commissions don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary […]

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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, Reebok sponsorship came in to effect at UFC 189) * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event   UFC 157 – Feb 23/13 – W (Carmouche) […]


UFC 190: Rousey vs Correia Results

UFC 190: Rousey vs Correia Aug 1, 2015 HSBC Arena Rio de Janeiro, Brazil UFC 190: Rousey vs Correia Results (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship (five rounds): Ronda Rousey (11-0, #1 ranked women’s bantamweight)**WINNER by KO (Punch) – Round 1 – :34 Bethe Correia (9-0, #6 […]

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Inside MMA Recap: Woodley, Shields, Thiago Silva & More

Now it’s time for your Inside MMA recap from July 31, just one day from UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia. Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten start the show talking about the matchup of Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia. Guests this week included Tyron Woodley, Thiago Silva, Jake Shields and Duane Ludwig. Here are some of […]

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Uh Vai Morrer: Facing the Brazilian Fans

  If you’re one of the few unfortunate individuals fighting at UFC 190 on tonight who are NOT Brazilian, then congratulations, you’ll be fighting two opponents. I’m not talking about the referee, who has the ability to turn your tussle into a frustrating exhibition of bad officiating; I’m talking about the fans. When the Irish faithful […]

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August’s Can’t Miss MMA Matches

We have officially 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, CES, […]


The Rankings: The Middleweights: July 31, 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 Middleweight Rankings.   Voting Panel: Jeff Fox, Daniel Vreeland, speeds, Ryan MacDonald, and Rick Snavely.   *stipulations: 1) any fighter currently suspended or 2) […]


Who Ya Got? Rousey vs Correia

Why Ronda Rousey Wins by John Gordon When it comes to Ronda Rousey, the UFC plays a role similar to a group of children trying desperately to repair a broken bicycle. They hover over her, unsure of what to do until they find themselves constantly murmuring, ‘maybe this’ll work’, as they throw haphazard solutions to the […]

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 15: Hector Lombard (R) lifts Rousimar Palhares during the Middleweight bout between Hector Lombard and  Rousimar Palhares at Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on December 15, 2012 on the Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Who Ya Got? – Palhares vs Shields

Why Rousimar Palhares Wins by Daniel Vreeland I wouldn’t be shocking you if I suggested that Rousimar Palhares could pull a leg lock off in this fight. Heck, anybody who is picking him in this fight is undoubtedly predicting that to happen. I am no different. The detractors of Toquinho will say that Jake Shields is […]

Ronda Rousey at UFC 170 post fight press conference

UFC Tonight Recap: Ronda, Dodson, Joanna Champion Interviews & More

​   UFC Tonight: Ronda, Dodson, Joanna Champion interviews, UFC 191 and Korea, UFC 190 Picks   UFC 190 The show began with Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier discussing the main event between Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correira.  Though Rousey wants to punish Correira, the panel believes that she may get over-emotional and leave herself […]