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MMA Math: UFC 141 Preview

MMA Math is a regular feature on The MMA Manifesto where we mine the data over at the great mixed martial arts stats site, FightMetric, to highlight some of the pertinent numbers heading into a MMA event.  Since many of you would rather take an Anderson Silva front kick to the face than do math, we’ve done […]

Nate Diaz vs Donald Cerrone Staredown

Just in case there wasn’t enough bad blood heading into Nate Diaz and Donald Cerrone’s tilt at UFC 141, Diaz decided to up the ante at their staredown. http://youtube.com/watch?v= fCbbxkruza4[/youtube]

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UFC 141 Cheat Sheet

  The Cheat Sheet is a regular feature at The MMA Manifesto where we give you a quick, easy and (hopefully) informative preview of an upcoming major MMA event.  Next up: UFC 141. UFC 141 – Fri, Dec 30th - 10:00pm Eastern - MGM Grand Garden Arena - Las Vegas, NV Fight Card (courtesy of Wikipedia) and Betting Odds (courtesy of SportBet)Main […]

Knockout of the Year? Spinning Head Kick KO

Merry Christmas to all, and hopefully Santa doesn’t deliver this spinning head kick to you when he comes to your house tonight. http://youtube.com/watch?v= boWTiuQTFNw&[/youtube]

Knockout of the Year? Spinning Head Kick

We have a late entry (and possible winner) for 2011′s Knockout of the Year.  From Brazil, a spinning head kick knockout. http://youtube.com/watch?v= kbVB81ffM6Y[/youtube]

Video: Two Future UFC Champs?

Could we be witnessing two future UFC champs in action in the video below? http://youtube.com/watch?v= CAP-Xj4Fz18[/youtube]

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MMA Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season for unabashed commercialization, and The MMA Manifesto isn’t above the din.  So whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus or whatever – here is some last minute gift ideas for the knucklehead on your list.  To WatchUFC: Ultimate Fight Collection20 discs and 40 hours of UFC action definitely is an ultimate collection.  […]

Is Jon Jones The G.O.A.T.?

Is Jon Jones the greatest MMA fighter of all-time?  It’s ridiculous to state that about a 24-year-old fighter with only three years experience and 16 fights under his belt, you say.  It’s too early to deem Jon Jones the greatest of all-time, you argue.  But is it really?  Common sense would say that it is, […]

UFC 140 Post Mortem

The Post Mortem is a regular feature at The MMA Manifesto where we perform an autopsy on a recently deceased MMA event to examine its guts and stuff.  Just because an event is dead and gone doesn’t mean we can’t learn anything from it.  Next to go under our scalpel: UFC 140. Jones-Machida II, PleaseIt’s definitely […]

Welcome To The Big Time, UFC

Welcome to the big time, UFC!  Dana White always wanted his promotion to be mainstream and compete with the NFLs of the world, and if his disciplinary actions are of any indication, he has made it!  The UFC is on par with all the other major professional team sports, where the only thing that matters […]

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MMA Math: UFC 140 Preview

MMA Math is a regular feature on The MMA Manifesto where we mine the data over at the great mixed martial arts stats site, FightMetric, to highlight some of the pertinent numbers heading into a MMA event.  Since many of you would rather take an Anderson Silva front kick to the face than do math, we’ve done […]

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UFC 140 Cheat Sheet

  The Cheat Sheet is a regular feature at The MMA Manifesto where we give you a quick, easy and (hopefully) informative preview of an upcoming major MMA event.  Next up: UFC 140 UFC 140 – Sat, Dec 10th - 9:00pm Eastern - Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON Fight Card (courtesy of Wikipedia) and Betting Odds (courtesy of SportBet)Main CardLight Heavyweight […]

The Karate Kid, Starring Bones Jones & Machida

  Have you ever wondered what The Karate Kid would look like if it starred Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida?  If so, then check out this awesome video: http://youtube.com/watch?v= 3awhIoL54fY&[/youtube]

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Enablers No More?

I’ve long been critical of the UFC turning a blind eye to the drug use of its fighters.  Whenever a fighter fails a drug test (how you are dumb enough to fail a drug test that you know about in advance is beyond me) Dana White always passes the buck, stating that it is the athletic commissions […]

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