LATEST STORIES FROM MMA MANIFESTO

The Rankings: The Women’s Bantamweights: Feb 16, 2015

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)     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 – The MMA Manifesto and FIGHT! magazine, speeds – Sports Two...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Scouting Report

Frank Mir Scouting Report Vitals 6’3″ 256.5 lbs (Heavyweight) 79″ reach, Southpaw May 24, 1979 Record 16-9 (UFC: 14-9) Current Streak 4 straight losses Training Black belt in Kenpo Karate Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Nevada State Wrestling Champion: 1998 Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championships Blue Belt Champion: 2001 North American Grappling Association Absolute Division...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Scouting Report

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Vitals 6’4″ 262 lbs (Heavyweight) 82″ reach, Orthodox Sept 14, 1979 Record 18-6, 1 NC (UFC: 2-3, 1 NC) Current Streak 1 straight loss 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 Warriors Super […] The post Antonio ‘Bigfoot’...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs Mir 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 Contract Killer Clothing, who are giving away a pair of fight shorts to each contest’s winner. […] The post UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs Mir Pick ‘Em Contest appeared first on MMA Manifesto.
Via MMA Manifesto
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Pick ‘Em Results

  Congratulations to Jesse Mejia for winning our UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Pick ‘Em Contest.  Next Pick ‘Em action will be for UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs Mir on Feb 22nd.  Thanks for playing!   Consensus Picks Benson Henderson/Brandon Thatch – 50% Max Holloway – 77% Neil Magny – 83% Patrick Walsh – 58% Kevin Lee – 65% […] The post UFC Fight Night...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

  Benson Henderson’s welterweight debut was a smashing success, as he got an impressive victory over Brandan Thatch and left as the evening’s top earner. Before we go any further, we should note that the Colorado Athletic Commission doesn’t officially release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  […] The post UFC Fight Night...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Henderson vs Thatch Fight Video Highlights

  Henderson vs Thatch Fight Video Highlights   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6iM0dW7vwE The post Henderson vs Thatch Fight Video Highlights appeared first on MMA Manifesto.
Via MMA Manifesto
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Results

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Feb 14, 2015 1stBank Center Broomfield, Colorado (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Results   Main Card (Fox Sports 1/TSN – Canada – 10:00 pm Eastern)   Welterweights (five rounds): Benson Henderson (21-5) vs Brandon Thatch (11-1) Featherweights: Max Holloway (11-3, #10 ranked...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bellator 133 Fighter Purses

  Bellator 133 went down last night at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, and Daniel Weichel, who pulled off a big upset win over Pat Curran, was the night’s biggest earner.  Here are Bellator 133 fighter purses, released by the California Athletic Commission and first reported on Sherdog.   Bellator 133 Fighter Purses […] The post Bellator 133 Fighter Purses appeared...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Legacy Fighting Championship 38 Video Highlights

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31yHsJ7gfD8&feature=youtu.be The post Legacy Fighting Championship 38 Video Highlights appeared first on MMA Manifesto.
Via MMA Manifesto
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Rankings: The Flyweights: Feb 13, 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 Flyweights Rankings. Voting Panel: Jeff Fox – The MMA Manifesto and FIGHT! magazine, speeds – Sports Two MMA Forum, Dave Kelsey – 2011 & […] The post The Rankings...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The UFC’s PPV Needle Movers

  There’s been much talk (normally revolving around the Diaz brothers) as to who is a “needle mover” in mixed martial arts today.  With the UFC’s pay-per-view business in the toilet, this is a more relevant question than ever.  Which fighters resonate with fans and inspires them to reach into their wallets and put their hard earned […] The post The UFC’s PPV Needle...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Feb 14, 2015 1stBank Center Broomfield, Colorado (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Fight Card   Main Card (Fox Sports 1/TSN – Canada – 10:00 pm Eastern)   Welterweights (five rounds): Benson Henderson (21-5) vs Brandon Thatch (11-1) Featherweights: Max Holloway (11-3,...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch 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 Contract Killer Clothing, who are giving away a pair of fight shorts to each contest’s winner. […] The post UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch Pick ‘Em Contest appeared first on MMA Manifesto.
Via MMA Manifesto
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Prelim Breakout Star: James Moontasri

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 […] The post UFC Fight Night Prelim Breakout Star: James Moontasri appeared first...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The Rankings: The Bantamweights: Feb 9, 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 Bantamweight Rankings.  Voting Panel: Jeff Fox – The MMA Manifesto and FIGHT! magazine, speeds – Sports Two MMA Forum, Dave Kelsey – 2011 & 2013 MMA […...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Benson Henderson Scouting Report

Benson Henderson Scouting Report Vitals 5’9″ 170 lbs (Welterweight) 70″ reach, Southpaw November 16, 1983 Record 21-5 (UFC: 9-3) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training Black belt in Taekwondo Black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Two-time NAIA All-American wrestler 2011 World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Brown Belt Bronze Medalist Championships Held WEC Interim Lightweight Champion...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Rankings: The Featherweights: Feb 6, 2015

(Conor McGregor image by Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports) 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 Featherweight Rankings  Voting Panel: Jeff Fox – The MMA Manifesto & FIGHT! magazine, speeds – Sports...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs LaFlare Fight Card

  UFC Fight Night: Maia vs LaFlare Mar 21, 2015 Ginásio do Maracanãzinho Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC Fight Night: Maia vs LaFlare Fight Card   Main Card (Fox Sports 1/TSN – Canada) Welterweights: Demian Maia (19-6) vs Ryan LaFlare (11-0) Lightweights: Josh Thomson (20-7, 1 NC) vs Gilbert Burns (9-0) Welterweights...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Career Earnings

Anderson Silva Career Earnings (UFC only – doesn’t include any undisclosed bonuses or PPV earnings) * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC Ultimate Fight Night 5 – Jun 28/06 – W (Leben) – $66,000 ($36,000 to show, $30,000* Knockout of the Night bonus) […] The post Anderson Silva Career Earnings appeared first...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Ten Earning Women’s Fighters

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)   We continue our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at the ladies.  With the UFC just introducing a women’s division this year, the purse levels for the fighters are still rather low while the division continues to mature. So while our top 10 earning women’s […] The post Top Ten Earning Women’s Fighters appeared...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

February’s Can’t Miss MMA Matches

We have official ascended into the golden age of MMA coverage. You don’t have to look very far on a typical Friday or Saturday night to find fights to see. Not only do the big names like UFC, Bellator and World Series of Fighting have major television deals, but smaller promotions like RFA, CES, MFC […] The post February’s Can’t Miss MMA Matches appeared first on MMA Manifesto.
Via MMA Manifesto
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 183 Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

  The Spider is back!  And he’s rich. Here is UFC 183’s fighter purse info, straight from the Nevada Athletic Commission.   Attendance: 13,114 Gate: $4,500,000   UFC 183 Fighter Purses   Anderson Silva: $800,000 ($600,000 to show, $200,000 win bonus) Nick Diaz: $500,000 Thales Leites: $148,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the […] The post UFC...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Rankings: The Lightweights: Feb 2, 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 Lightweight Rankings.   Voting Panel: Jeff Fox – The MMA Manifesto & FIGHT! magazine, speeds – Sports Two MMA Forum, Dave Kelsey – 2011 & 2013 […] The...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 183 Pick ‘Em Results

  Congratulations to Cameron Walsh for winning our UFC 183 Pick ‘Em Contest, and to Dave K for being January’s winner (via tie-breaker).  Next Pick ‘Em action will be for UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch on Feb 14th.  Thanks for playing!   Consensus Picks Anderson Silva – 86% Tyron Woodley – 51% Joe Lauzon – 63% Thales Leites […] The post UFC 183 Pick ...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
MMA Manifesto
Diving into the brave new world of MMA. Strikeforce,UFC , and any other fight promotion can be found covered at length here.
Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker