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Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Career Earnings

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Career Earnings Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Career Earnings (UFC pay only, not including PPV or locker room bonuses) * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC 67 – Feb 3/07 – W (Eastman) – $170,000 UFC 71 – May 26/07 – W (Liddell) – $265,000 ($225,000 to show, $40,000 Knockout of the Night bonus) UFC 75 – Sep 8/07 – W (D. Henderson) – $225,000* UFC 86 – Jul 5/08 – L (Griffin) – $285,000 ($225,000 to show, $60,000 Fight of...

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Money Where Your Mouth Is: UFC 220

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto Money Where Your Mouth Is: UFC 220 In this segment, we take a look at the betting advice of some of the well-known MMA Twitter gamblers. They offer their free advice to you here and we track the picks. If you like what you see, be sure to check them all out on Twitter and see what else they have to offer. Also, if you think you have what it takes to be a top MMA Twitter handicapper, message @GumbyVreeland on Twitter and PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS! Each bettor has 5...

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Livest Dog at UFC 220: Rob Font

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto Livest Dog at UFC 220: Rob Font Name: Rob Font Opponent: Thomas Almeida  Odds: +107 (bet $100 to win $107) Even though we’re just looking at a slight underdog here, Font has value in these numbers. People forget that while Almeida is a flashy striker and fairly likely to outstrike Font, Font is an impressive wrestler as well. Because of all of his work with Kru Mark DellaGrotte, people typically look at Font as a striker, but his path to victory here is pretty clear; wrestle him up. BONUS: If you are like me...

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UFC 220 Prelim Breakout Star: Matt Bessette

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto UFC 220 Prelim Breakout Star: Matt Bessette 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 underestimated. When taking a look at Prelim Breakout Stars, the norm is young and often untested fighters. For the UFC’s return to New England, we look to a UFC debut that is...

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UFC 220 Prelim Breakout Star:

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto UFC 220 Prelim Breakout Star: 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 underestimated. When taking a look at Prelim Breakout Stars, the norm is young and often untested fighters. For the UFC’s return to New England, we look to a UFC debut that is anything but...

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UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs Choi Results

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs Choi Results UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs ChoiJan 14, 2018Scottrade CenterSt. Louis, Missouri UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs Choi Results (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (fighter ranking based on our exclusive Performance Based Ranking system – click fighter’s rank to check out the list) Main Card (FS1/TSN5 – 10:00 pm Eastern) Featherweights (five rounds):Jeremy Stephens (26-14, #11 ranked featherweight)Doo Ho Choi (14-2, #13 ranked featherweight) Women’s Flyweights:Paige VanZant (7-3, #5 ranked women’s fly/strawweight)Jessica-Rose Clark (8-4, 1 NC, #37 ranked women’s fly/strawweight) Welterweights:Kamaru Usman (11-1, #10 ranked welterweight)Emil Meek (9-2-1, 1 NC, #72 ranked welterweight) Featherweights:Darren Elkins (24-5, #7 ranked featherweight)Michael...

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Livest Dog at UFN St. Louis: Jeremy Stephens

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto Livest Dog at UFN St. Louis: Jeremy Stephens EDMONTON, AB – SEPTEMBER 09: Jeremy Stephens celebrates his victory over Gilbert Melendez during UFC 215 at Rogers Place on September 9, 2017 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images) Name: Jeremy Stephens Opponent: Doo Ho Choi Odds: +159 (bet $100 to win $159) While this main event may be razor close, the odds are fairly swayed. This is a perfect example of how people remember the last fight the most. Doo Ho Choi’s last fight was immortalized as one of the most violent fights...

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UFN St. Louis Prelim Breakout Star: Matt Frevola

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto UFN St. Louis Prelim Breakout Star: Matt Frevola 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 underestimated. After 200 editions of this column, you would thing that I’d get sick of writing about the unknown. However, the opposite is true in this case. It seems like every...

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Money Where Your Mouth Is: UFC St. Louis

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto Money Where Your Mouth Is: UFC St. Louis In this segment, we take a look at the betting advice of some of the well-known MMA Twitter gamblers. They offer their free advice to you here and we track the picks. If you like what you see, be sure to check them all out on Twitter and see what else they have to offer. Also, if you think you have what it takes to be a top MMA Twitter handicapper, message @GumbyVreeland on Twitter and PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS! Each bettor has...

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UFC 219: Cyborg vs Holm Results

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto UFC 219: Cyborg vs Holm Results UFC 219: Cyborg vs HolmDec 30, 2017T-Mobile ArenaLas Vegas, Nevada UFC 219: Cyborg vs Holm Results (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (fighter ranking based on our exclusive Performance Based Ranking system – click fighter’s rank to check out the list) Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship:Cris Cyborg – champion (18-1, 1 NC, #4 ranked women’s featherweight)Holly Holm (11-3, #3 ranked women’s featherweight) Lightweights:Khabib Nurmagomedov (24-0, #12 ranked lightweight)Edson Barboza (19-4, #13 ranked lightweight) Lightweights:Dan Hooker (15-7, #35 ranked lightweight)Marc Diakiese (12-1, #50 ranked lightweight) Women’s Strawweights:Cynthia Calvillo (6-0, #9 ranked women’s strawweight)Carla Esparza (13-4, #4 ranked...

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Livest Dog at UFC 219: Carla Esparza

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto Livest Dog at UFC 219: Carla Esparza Name: Carla Esparza Opponent: Cynthia Calvillo Odds: +245 (bet $100 to win $245) After getting pieced up by Joanna Jedrzejczyk in a title bout, a lot of people wrote Carla Esparza off. However, people forget just how dominant of a wrestler she is. The loss to Joanna (former) Champion was an eye opener that she needs to be able to take someone down and mix it up in the grappling department to really win a fight, but is that not exactly what’s going to happen here? I’m...

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Money Where Your Mouth Is: UFC 219

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto Money Where Your Mouth Is: UFC 219 In this segment, we take a look at the betting advice of some of the well-known MMA Twitter gamblers. They offer their free advice to you here and we track the picks. If you like what you see, be sure to check them all out on Twitter and see what else they have to offer. Also, if you think you have what it takes to be a top MMA Twitter handicapper, message @GumbyVreeland on Twitter and PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS! Each bettor has 5...

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UFC 219 Prelim Breakout Star: Khalil Rountree

The Sports Daily > MMA Manifesto UFC 219 Prelim Breakout Star: Khalil Rountree 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 underestimated. At the end of the year I like to look back at how I’ve done with my prelim picks. A total of 29-5 on this year makes it our most successful...

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