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BREAKING NEWS: Lawler Out, Rousey In At UFC 193

The injury bug has bit UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler, as an injured thumb has caused him to postpone his title defense against Carlos Condit.  So the UFC, in desperate need of a new headliner in what they hope will be a 70,000+ crowd at UFC 193 in Melbourne, has turned to their Superwoman – […]

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UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm Fight Card

UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm Nov 14 (North America), 2015 Etihad Stadium Melbourne, Australia   UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship: Ronda Rousey – champion (12-0, #1 ranked women’s bantamweight) vs Holly Holm (9-0, #6 ranked women’ bantamweight) Heavyweights: […]

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 21: A pensive Mirko Cro Cop of Croatia walks to the octagon before fighting Gabriel Gonzaga of USA in a Heavyweight bout of the Ultimate Fighting Championship at the Manchester Evening News Arena on April 21, 2007 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gary M. Prior/Getty Images)

Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic Career Earnings

  Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Career Earnings (UFC fights only, doesn’t include any PPV bonuses or other bonuses, Reebok sponsorship pay 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 67 – Feb 3/07 – W (Sanchez) – $350,000 UFC 70 – […]

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The Rankings: The Heavyweights: Aug 28, 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 Heavyweight Rankings. Voting Panel: Jeff Fox, speeds, Daniel Vreeland, Rick Snavely, and Ryan MacDonald.   *stipulations: 1) any fighter currently suspended or 2) inactive […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 01:  Ronda Rousey of the United States defeats Bethe Correia of Brazil in their bantamweight title fight during the UFC 190 Rousey v Correia at HSBC Arena on August 1, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

UFC 190 Does Huge PPV Sales

  If there was any doubt that Ronda Rousey is the UFC’s biggest star, UFC 190 ended the debate.  The formidable Dave Meltzer reports today that the pay-per-view, headlined by Rousey defending her title versus Bethe Correia, did north of 900,000 PPV sales.  This is an incredible number. Only 10 UFC PPVs in HISTORY have […]

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Top Selling UFC PPVs of All-Time

Dana White has vehemently denied that the man pictured above, Mr. Brock Lesnar, was the UFC’s  best pay-per-view draw of all-time.  White claims that title belongs to Georges St-Pierre.  While it is true that GSP is the company’s best draw currently, the facts just don’t support White’s claim that GSP sold better than Lesnar (but, […]

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UFC Tonight Recap: Mendes, Holm, Forrest & More

UFC Tonight Recap: Aug 26, 2015   Chat with Chad Mendes Mendes will be fighting Frankie Edgar at the TUF 22 Finale on December 11th. Mendes called Frankie out on Twitter and the UFC set the fight up the next day. Mendes feels like he’s the more dangerous fighter and has more KO power; he […]

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Why Scott Coker Will Make Bellator Great

  June 18, 2014 was the date Scott Coker was named the new President of Bellator MMA. That twas the day I knew there was hope for continued growth in my beloved sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The UFC had bought up all of the significant competition over the years. Pride FC, World Extreme Cagefighting, […]

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UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs Henderson 2 Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs Henderson 2 Nov 7, 2015 Ginásio do Ibirapuera Sao Paulo, Brazil   UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs Henderson 2 Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card  Middleweights (five rounds): Vitor Belfort (24-11, #3 ranked middleweight) vs Dan Henderson (31-13, #10 ranked middleweight) Light Heavyweights: Glover Teixeira (23-4, #5 ranked […]

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Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Career Earnings

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Career Earnings (UFC fights only, doesn’t include any PPV bonuses or other bonuses, Reebok sponsorship pay 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 126 – Feb 5/11 – W (Kelly) – $111,000 ($18,000 to […]

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Alves

  UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Alves Nov 28, 2015 Olympic Gymnastics Arena Seoul, South Korea   UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Alves Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card  Welterweights (five rounds): Benson Henderson (22-5) vs Thiago Alves (26-10) Heavyweights: Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic (31-11-2, 1 NC) vs Anthony Hamilton (14-4) Welterweights: Dong […]

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UFC Career Fighter Earnings

Which fighter has earned the most money over the course of their UFC career?  We’ve crunched the numbers and have the answer for you.  And the names at the top of the list probably won’t surprise many (except for that English chap at the top). But, before we reveal the list, first some ground rules.  Athletic […]

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Kingdown MMA TV Show Review

  Kingdom is something that’s been a long time coming. With the commercial successes of such movies as Warrior and Here Comes The Boom looming in the foreground, the creation of a non-reality mixed martial arts television show has been waiting for its turn in the spotlight. Reaching number one in the TV-drama rankings on […]

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The MMA Hour Recap: Rockhold, Condit, Bisping & More

  MMA Hour Recap – Aug 25/15   John Pollock: John thinks the UFC won’t have a spin-off organization because the UFC is the top brand – that is the reason the WEC integrated into the UFC. He’s in favor of the matchups of Chad Mendes vs Jeremy Stephens and Frankie Edgar vs Max Holloway and they […]

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UFC on FOX: dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2 Fight Card

UFC on FOX: dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2 Dec 19, 2015 Amway Center Orlando, Florida   UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2 Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (FOX) UFC Lightweight Championship: Rafael dos Anjos – champion (24-7, #1 ranked lightweight) vs Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone (28-6-1, #2 ranked lightweight) Heavyweights: Junior dos […]

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UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Oliveira Pick ‘Em Results

  Congratulations to Shemp DeYoung for winning our UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Olveira Pick ‘Em Contest, and to Corey Heck for being August’s winner.  Next Pick ‘Em action will be for UFC 191: Johnson vs Dodson 2 on Sept 5th.    Thanks for playing!   Consensus Picks Max Holloway – 87% Erick Silva – 73% Josh Burkman […]

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The Rankings: Pound for Pound: Aug 24, 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: Pound for Pound Rankings.  Voting Panel: Jeff Fox, Dave Kelsey, Daniel Vreeland, and Ryan MacDonald.   *stipulations: 1) any fighter currently suspended or 2) inactive […]

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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee – 8/24/15

Nobody likes Mondays. Whether it’s back to work or back to school, heading to your destination in an exhausted, sleep-deprived state is no fun. Never fear; The MMA Manifesto has our Monday Morning Cup of Coffee segment, designed specially to see who from this past week really opened your eyes. Grab a second look every […]

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