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UFC 189: Aldo Out, Mendes In

  Today is Chad ‘Money’ Mendes’s lucky day.  Jose Aldo has officially withdrawn from his title defense at UFC 189, so it’ll be Conor McGregor vs Chad Mendes for the Interim UFC Featherweight Championship on July 11th.  Aldo decided that his injured rib isn’t good enough to go, so he’ll forgo the biggest payday of […]

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The UFC Fight Kit: A Sartorial Review

  UFC Fight Kit…it’s Alright   Today the UFC Fight Kit from Reebok was revealed. Just by looking at it, it doesn’t look too appealing. Every fighter who is not a champion will have a jersey with their name running down the left side of the back. Located on the right sleeve will feature the […]


World Fighting Championship 41 Fighter Purses

  World Fighting Championship 41 went down last weekend in Reno, Nevada – here’s the fighter purse info for the event, released by the Nevada Athletic Commission.   Steven Siler: $2,000 ($1,000 to show, $1,000 win bonus) Dan Molina: $1,600 ($800 to show, $800 win bonus) Brandon Frunk: $1,000 ($500 to show, $500 win bonus) […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 25: Jose Aldo of Brazil reacts in his featherweight championship bout against Chad Mendes of the United States during the UFC 179 event at Maracanazinho on October 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Aldo To Decide Tuesday If He Can Fight at UFC 189-UPDATED

  Now or Never, Jose Aldo Will Decide Guiherme Cruz of reports that Jose Aldo will train tomorrow (Tuesday) to see if he can fight in what most say is definitively the biggest bout in UFC history. With a lot to lose financially, is it worth it? Chael Sonnen, according to his Facebook page, […]

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Cage Warriors Get New Ownership

On today’s edition of The MMA Hour, Ariel Helwani broke the news that Cage Warriors Fighting Championships (CWFC), which is one of Europe’s premier MMA promotions is under new ownership. Graham Boylan who was the former CEO of CWFC, took a six month break from CWFC. After his break concluded, he made the announcement that […]


The Rankings: The Welterweights: June 29, 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 Welterweight Rankings.   Voting Panel: Jeff Fox, speeds, Daniel Vreeland, Aaron Honma, John Gordon, Geoff Craig, Walter Davis III, Dave Kelsey, and Ryan MacDonald. *stipulations: […]

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UFC 189: Aldo vs McGregor Fight Card

UFC 189: Aldo vs McGregor July 11, 2015 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC 189: Aldo vs McGregor Fight Card   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern)   UFC Featherweight Championship: Jose Aldo – champion (25-1, #1 ranked featherweight) vs Conor McGregor (17-2, #5 ranked featherweight) UFC Welterweight Championship: […]

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McGregor vs Mendes Betting Odds

They say styles make fights, and that truism seems to be adopted by the segment of the MMA world that bets on fights.  How else to explain how Chad Mendes is favored over Conor McGregor, yet the man who is the current champion – and who has beaten Mendes twice – is an underdog against […]

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UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Romero Pick ‘Em Results

  Congratulations to Erich H for winning our UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Romero Pick ‘Em contest, SternFan74 for winning the draw for the $50 Amazon gift card, Michael J for being June’s winner, and sumit uniyal for being 2015’s mid-year winner.  Next Pick ‘Em action will be for the massive UFC 189 card on July 11th.    Thanks for playing!   Consensus Picks Lyoto […]

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UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Romero Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

  Despite being brutalized once again in the Octagon, Lyoto Machida left UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Romero as the event’s top earner. Here is the fighter purse info for the event, released by the Florida State Boxing Commission, and first reported by MMA Junkie.   Attendance: 5,604 Gate: N/A   UFC Fight Night: Machida vs […]

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Lyoto Machida Career Earnings

Lyoto Machida Career Earnings (UFC pay only, not including PPV or locker room bonuses) * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC 67 – Feb 3/07 – W (Hoger) – $36,000 UFC 70 – Apr 21/07 – W (Heath) – $40,000 UFC 76 – […]

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UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Romero Results

UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Romero June 27, 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Florida   UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Romero Results   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (Fox Sports 1 (TSN 2 – Canada) – 10:00 pm Eastern) Middleweights: Lyoto Machida (23-5, #4 ranked middleweight) vs Yoel Romero (9-1, #7 ranked middleweight) – […]

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Top Ten Earning Women’s Fighters

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)   (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight Updated after UFC 185   Top Ten Earning Women’s Fighters    Total    Show   Win Bonus 1 Cat Zingano  $       200,000  $   100,000  $   100,000 2 Ronda Rousey  $       130,000  $     65,000 […]