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UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson Fight Card

UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson Oct 3, 2015 Toyota Center Houston, Texas   UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Light Heavyweight Championship: Daniel Cormier – champion (16-1, #1 ranked light heavyweight) vs Alexander Gustafsson (16-3, #3 ranked light heavyweight) Light Heavyweights: Ryan Bader (19-4, […]

UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs Barnett Fight Card

  UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs Barnett  Sept 27, 2015 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan   UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs Barnett Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card Heavyweights (five rounds): Roy Nelson (21-11) vs Josh Barnett (33-7) Middleweights: Gegard Mousasi (37-5-2, #6 ranked middleweights) vs Roan Carneiro (20-9) Welterweights: Kiichi Kunimoto (18-6-2, 1 NC) […]

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Bethe Correia Scouting Report

Bethe Correia Scouting Report Vitals 5’5″ 135 lbs (Women’s Bantamweight) 64″ reach, Orthodox January 22, 1983 Record 9-0 (UFC: 3-0) Current Streak 9 straight wins (3 straight in the UFC) Training Purple sash in Kung Fu Blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Championships Held None   Strengths – unblemished MMA record – ferocious striker – has some KO […]

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Dillashaw-Barao 2 Pulls in Record TV Ratings

Dave Meltzer reports that this past Saturday’s UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs Barao 2 pulled in record TV ratings for the UFC on FOX.  The show, headlined by T.J. Dillashaw successfully defending his UFC Bantamweight Championship against former champ Renan Barao, averaged 2,756,000 sets of eyeballs, which is a record for a summer episode of […]

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UFC 191: Johnson vs Dodson 2 Fight Card

UFC 191: Johnson vs Dodson 2 Sept 5, 2015 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada   UFC 191: Johnson vs Dodson 2 Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Flyweight Championship: Demetrious Johnson – champion (21-2-1, #1 ranked flyweight) vs John Dodson (17-6, #3 ranked flyweight) Women’s Strawweights: […]

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UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Oliveira Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Oliveira Aug 23, 2015 SaskTel Centre Saskatoon, Canada   UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Oliveira Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (Fox Sports 1 – 9:00 pm Eastern) Featherweights (five rounds): Max Holloway (13-3, #7 ranked featherweight) vs Charles Oliveira (20-4, 1 NC, #3 ranked bantamweight) Welterweights: Rick Story (18-8) vs […]

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The Rankings: The Light Heavyweights: July 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, Daniel Vreeland, Rick Snavely, Ryan MacDonald, Geoff Craig, and Aaron Honma.   *stipulations: 1) any fighter […]

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UFC 190: Rousey vs Correia Fight Card

UFC 190: Rousey vs Correia Aug 1, 2015 HSBC Arena Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   UFC 190: Rousey vs Correia Fight Card   (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) vs Bethe Correia (9-0, #6 ranked women’s bantamweight) Light […]

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UFC 190 Pick ‘Em Contest

  So you think you know your MMA? You think you can predict who is going to win a fight and how?  Time to prove it. We present to you The MMA Manifesto Pick ‘Em contest. How’d you like to win a $150 gift card to Amazon?!  That’s what we’re giving away to the winner […]

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Ronda Rousey Scouting Report

Ronda Rousey Scouting Report Vitals 5’6″ 135 lbs (Women’s Bantamweight) 66″ reach, Orthodox February 1, 1987 Record 11-0 (UFC: 5-0) Current Streak 11 straight wins (5 straight in the UFC) Training 4th dan black belt in Judo 2008 Olympic Games bronze medalist in Judo 2007 World Championship silver medalist in Judo 2007 Pan American Games […]

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Demian Maia Scouting Report

(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) Demian Maia Scouting Report Vitals 6’0″ 170 lbs (Welterweight) 72″ reach, Southpaw Nov 6, 1977 Record 20-6 (UFC: 14-6) Current Streak 2 straight wins Training 4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Numerous grappling championships Championships Held Super Challenge Tournament Winner (83 kg): 2006   Strengths – perhaps the best […]

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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Scouting Report

  Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Scouting Report   Vitals 6’3″ 238 lbs (Heavyweight) 77″ reach, Orthodox June 2, 1976 Record 34-9-1 (1) (UFC: 5-5) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training Third Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt in Judo Championships Held WEF Heavyweight Superfight Champion: 2000 Rings King of Kings 2000 Tournament Champion: 2000 […]

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Stefan Struve Scouting Report

  (photo from dankos-unlmtd)   Stefan Struve Scouting Report Vitals 6’11.5″ 254 lbs (Heavyweight) 84.5″ reach, Orthodox February 18, 1988 Record 25-7 (UFC: 9-5) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training Black belt in Kickboxing Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held Cage Gladiators World Heavyweight Champion: 2007-2008   Strengths – the tallest fighter in UFC […]

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Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Scouting Report

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Scouting Report Vitals 6’4″ 264 lbs (Heavyweight) 82″ reach, Orthodox Sept 14, 1979 Record 18-7, 1 NC (UFC: 2-4, 1 NC) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt in Judo Black belt in Karate Championships Held Cage Rage World Heavyweight Champion: 2005 (no title defenses) Cage […]

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Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua Scouting Report

Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua Scouting Report Vitals 6’0″ 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 76″ reach, Orthodox November 25, 1981 Record 22-10 (UFC: 6-8) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held 2005 PRIDE Middleweight (205 lbs) Grand Prix Champion UFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2010-2011 (zero successful title defenses)   Strengths – lethal, […]

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