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The Rankings: The Women’s Strawweights: Feb 8, 2016

  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 Women’s Strawweight Rankings.  Voting Panel: Jeff Fox, Daniel Vreeland, and Ryan MacDonald.   *stipulations: 1) any fighter currently suspended or 2) […]

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UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs Thompson Pick ‘Em Results

  Congratulations to Don Nog Jr. for winning our UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs Thompson Pick ‘Em Contest (via tiebreaker).  Next Pick ‘Em action will be for UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Oliveira on Feb 21st.  Thanks for playing!   Consensus Picks Johny Hendricks – 75% Roy Nelson – 68% Ovince Saint Preux – 97% Joseph Benavidez – 95% Misha Cirkunov- […]

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Bellator 148 Fighter Purses

  The Pitbull got the biggest bone at last weekend’s Bellator 148, as Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire was the event’s top earner. Here are the fighter payouts, released by the California Athletic Commission.   Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus) Tony Johnson: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus) Paul Daley: $25,000 […]

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UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs Cruz Fighter Salaries, Reebok $$, Attendance & Gate

  It’s good to be the champ (once again) – Dominick Cruz left TD Banknorth Garden in Boston the top earner at UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs Cruz on Jan 17th. Here are the fighter purses for the event, released by the Massachusetts Athletic Commission.   Attendance: 12,022 Gate: $1,300,000   Dominick Cruz: $190,000 ($55,000 to […]

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The Rankings: The Women’s Bantamweights: Feb 5, 2016

  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 Women’s Bantamweight Rankings.  Voting Panel: Jeff Fox, Daniel Vreeland, Ricky Leone, Rick Snavely, and Ryan MacDonald.   *stipulations: 1) any fighter […]

UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Oliveira Event Page

  UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Oliveira Feb 21, 2016 Consol Energy Center Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania    UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Oliveira Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (FS1 – 9:00 pm Eastern) Welterweights (five rounds): Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone (28-6, 1 NC, #9 ranked welterweight) vs Alex Oliveira (14-2-1, 1 NC) Middleweights: […]

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UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs Thompson Event Page

UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs Thompson Feb 6, 2016 MGM Grand Garden Arena  Las Vegas, Nevada   UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs Thompson Fight Card   (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (FS1 – 10:00 pm Eastern) Welterweights (five rounds): Johny Hendricks (17-3, #2 ranked welterweight) vs Stephen Thompson (11-1, #10 ranked welterweight) Heavyweights: Roy […]

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 10, 2013:  UFC fighter Cain Velasquez (L) trains with Noad Lahat during a media day workout at American Kickboxing Academy to promote his October 19, title fight with Junior dos Santos on October 10, 2013 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images)

UFN: Hendricks vs Thompson Prelim Breakout Star: Noad Lahat

The Prelim Breakout Star is a once per event article that helps fans get to know those who will be entertaining them from the undercard. The intention of the article is not to bring attention to the most talented guy on the preliminary card, but rather one that the common fan may have overlooked or […]

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2016 MMA Fight Camp Team Standings: January Update

  Mixed martial arts is as lonely, individualistic a sport as exists.  You enter a steel cage, the door gets locked behind you, and all that remains before you is your opponent and the referee.  No teammates, no coaches, no trainers.  You’re alone. However, outside of the cage (and in between rounds), a fighter is […]

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Benson Henderson To Get Immediate Welterweight Title Shot

Just got this press release from Bellator:   BENSON HENDERSON TO GET IMMEDIATE WELTERWEIGHT TITLE SHOT AGAINST ANDREY AT ‘BELLATOR 153’ ON APRIL 22   SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (February 2, 2015) – On the heels of what is one of the biggest free agent moves in mixed martial arts history, the man at the center […]

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The Rankings: The Flyweights: Feb 1, 2016

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 Flyweights Rankings. Voting Panel: Jeff Fox, Daniel Vreeland, Ryan MacDonald, Ricky Leone, and Rick Snavely.   *stipulations: 1) any fighter currently suspended […]

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UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs Thompson 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.  We are now sponsored by Tatami Fightwear! Tatami Fightwear was established in 2009 in the United Kingdom and was set […]

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Ovince Saint Preux Scouting Report

(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)   Ovince Saint Preux Scouting Report Vitals 6’3″ 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 80″ reach, Southpaw April 8, 1983 Record 19-7 (UFC: 7-2) Current Streak 1 straight win Training Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held None   Strengths – terrific athlete – college football; football, wrestling, track in high school – huge […]

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Roy Nelson Scouting Report

Roy Nelson Scouting Report Vitals 6’0″ 258 lbs (Heavyweight) 73″ reach, Orthodox June 20, 1976 Record 21-12 (UFC: 8-8) Current Streak 1 straight win Training Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held IFL Heavyweight Grand Prix Winner: 2007 IFL Heavyweight Champion: 2007-2008 (two successful title defenses) The Ultimate Fighter 10 Heavyweight Winner: 2009   Strengths […]

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UFC on Fox: Johnson vs Bader Pick ‘Em Results

  Congratulations to Amy Flynn for winning our UFC on Fox: Johnson vs Bader Pick ‘Em Contest (via tiebreaker), and also to Carlos G for being January’s winner (also via tiebreaker).  Next Pick ‘Em action will be for UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs Thompson on Feb 6th.  Thanks for playing!   Consensus Picks Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson – 79% Josh […]

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Johny Hendricks Scouting Report

  (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)   Johny Hendricks Scouting Report Vitals 5’9″ 170 lbs (Welterweight) 69″ reach, Southpaw Sept 12, 1983 Record 17-4 (UFC: 12-4) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Two-time NCAA National Champion wrestler Four-time NCAA All-American wrestler Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held UFC Welterweight Champion: 2014  (no successful title defenses) […]

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