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Edson Barboza Career Earnings

Mar 11, 2017; Fortazela, Brazil, USA; Edson Barboza (red gloves) defeats Beneil Dariush (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Centro de Formacao Olimpica de Fortaleza. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports   Edson Barboza Career Earnings (UFC fights only, doesn’t include undisclosed bonuses, Reebok sponsorship started July 2015) denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event   UFC 123 – Nov 20/10 – W (Lullo) – $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)* UFC 128 – Mar 19/11 – W (Njokuani) – $86,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus, $70,000...

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Ben Rothwell Career Earnings

NEWARK, NJ – JANUARY 30: Ben Rothwell of the United States celebrates his second round submission win by guillotine choke against Josh Barnett (not pictured) of the United States in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Prudential Center on January 30, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Ben Rothwell Career Earnings (UFC pay only, not including PPV or locker room bonuses, Athletic commissions didn’t start releasing fighter purse info until 2004, so the info below only reflects money earned from UFC 46 and onward, Reebok sponsorship money started at UFC 189)...

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UFC Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Flyweights: Oct 9/20

May 30, 2020; Las Vegas, NV, USA Brandon Royval (blue gloves) punches Tim Elliott (red gloves) in their flyweight fight during UFC Fight Night. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa via USA TODAY Sports   There is constant debate about the “official” UFC fighter rankings, which are based on voting from a panel of journalists. Such is the case with something as subjective as voting – it’s totally based on voter’s opinion, and biases are bound to seep through, whether intentional or no. So to try to put a fresh, objective, data-driven spin on rankings, The MMA Manifesto has come up...

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Bellator Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Women’s Flyweights: Oct 7/20

May 25, 2018; London, UK; MMA: Bellator 200 – Denise Kielholtz and her husband Hesdy Gerges before the Michael Page (red) -V- David Rickels (blue) fight at SSE Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports There is constant debate about fighter rankings, which are normally based on voting from a panel of journalists.  Such is the case with something as subjective as voting – it’s totally based on voter’s opinion, and biases are bound to seep through, whether intentional or no.  So to try to put a fresh, objective, data-driven spin on rankings, The MMA Manifesto has come up...

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Marcin Tybura Career Earnings

SINGAPORE – JUNE 17: Andrei Arlovski of Belarus (bottom) fights Marcin Tybura of Poland (top) in the Heavyweight Bout during UFC Singapore Fight Night at Singapore Indoor Stadium on June 17, 2017 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images) Marcin Tybura Career Earnings   (UFC only – doesn’t including undisclosed bonuses of PPV earnings) denotes an estimated purse   Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs dos Santos – May 14/16 – L (Johnson) – $12,500 ($10,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)* UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs Caceres...

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Makwan Amirkhani Career Earnings

Mar 18, 2017; London, United Kingdom; Makwan Amirkhani (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at O2 Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports Makwan Amirkhani Career Earnings   (UFC only – doesn’t including undisclosed bonuses of PPV earnings) denotes an estimated purse   Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs Johnson – Jan 24/15 – W (Ogle) – $66,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)* UFC Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk vs Penne – Jun 20/15 – W (Fullen) – $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win...

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UFC Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Bantamweights: Oct 5/20

Aug 16, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; Casey Kenney during weigh ins for UFC 241 at Anaheim Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports There is constant debate about the “official” UFC fighter rankings, which are based on voting from a panel of journalists.  Such is the case with something as subjective as voting – it’s totally based on voter’s opinion, and biases are bound to seep through, whether intentional or not.  So to try to put a fresh, objective, data-driven spin on rankings, The MMA Manifesto has come up with a performance based ranking system, solely based...

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UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs Sandhagen Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs SandhagenOct 11, 2020Flash Forum Abu Dhabi, UAE   UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs Sandhagen Fight Card   Fight Card Ranking (strength of card on paper based on our exclusive Pound for Pound fighter rankings) 5,748 – weak UFC Fight Night cards range between 9,900-3,200 points, with an average card ranking 6,300   (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)   Stream live sports and ESPN originals on ESPN+ for only $4.99 a month. Start...

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Carlos Condit Career Earnings

Carlos Condit Career Earnings (UFC fights only, doesn’t include any PPV bonuses or other bonuses, Reebok sponsorship pay came in to effect at UFC 189) denotes an estimated purse, WEC & UFC fights only Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event WEC 25 – Jan 20/07 – W (Jensen) – $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 win bonus) WEC 26 – Mar 24/07 – W (Alessio) – $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus) WEC 29 – Aug 5/07 – W (Larson) – $26,000 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 win bonus) WEC 32 – Feb 13/08...

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Holly Holm Career Earnings

DENVER, CO – JANUARY 3: Mixed martial artist Holly Holm, who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight division, looks on during a game between the Denver Broncos and the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 3, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)   Holly Holm Career Earnings   (UFC earnings only – doesn’t include undisclosed bonuses or PPV earnings) denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC 184 – Feb 28/15 – W (Pennington) – $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 win...

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Germaine de Randamie Career Earnings

Feb 11, 2017; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Holly Holm (red gloves fights Germaine de Randamie (blue gloves) during UFC 208 at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports Germaine de Randamie Career Earnings   Stream live sports and ESPN originals on ESPN+ for only $4.99 a month. Start your 7-day free trial today! Canadians – get a free trial of the home of Bellator, NFL & more, DAZN, right here! Americans, click here.   Strikeforce & UFC fights only, * denotes an estimated purse, doesn’t include PPV and/or “locker room” bonuses Click on event name to see full payouts...

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UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Aldana Results

UFC Fight Night: Holm vs AldanaOct 3, 2020Flash Forum Abu Dhabi, UAE   UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Aldana Results   Fight Card Ranking (strength of card on paper based on our exclusive Pound for Pound fighter rankings) 3,690 – worst UFC card in over two years UFC on ESPN/FOX cards range between 8,400-3,900 points, with an average card ranking 7,100   (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)   Stream live sports and ESPN originals on ESPN+ for...

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UFC Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Featherweights: Oct 2/20

May 12, 2018; Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil; John Lineker (red) fights Brian Kelleher (blue)​​ during UFC 224 at Jeunesse Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports There is constant debate about the “official” UFC fighter rankings, which are based on voting from a panel of journalists.  Such is the case with something as subjective as voting – it’s totally based on voter’s opinion, and biases are bound to seep through, whether intentional or no.  So to try to put a fresh, objective, data-driven spin on rankings, The MMA Manifesto has come up with a performance based ranking system,...

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Bellator Peformance Based Fighter Rankings: Women’s Bantamweights: Sept 30/20

Dec 1, 2017; Thackerville, OK, USA; Julia Budd (red gloves) looks on prior to fighting Arlene Blencowe (not pictured) during Bellator 189 at Winstar World Casino. Mandatory Credit: Dave Mandel-USA TODAY Sports There is constant debate about fighter rankings, which are normally based on voting from a panel of journalists.  Such is the case with something as subjective as voting – it’s totally based on voter’s opinion, and biases are bound to seep through, whether intentional or no.  So to try to put a fresh, objective, data-driven spin on rankings, The MMA Manifesto has come up with a performance...

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Julianna Pena Career Earnings

Julianna Pena Career Earnings   (UFC only – doesn’t including undisclosed bonuses of PPV earnings) denotes an estimated purse   Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event TUF 18 Finale – Nov 30/13 – W (Rakoczy) – $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus) UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs Lamas – Apr 4/15 – W (Dudieva) – $80,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus) UFC 192 – Oct 3/15 – W (Eye) – $32,500 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)* UFC 200 – Jul 9/16...

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Irene Aldana Career Earnings

Sep 8, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Irene Aldana (red gloves) fights Lucie Pudilova (blue gloves) during UFC 228 at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Irene Aldana Career Earnings   (UFC & partial Invicta FC only – doesn’t including undisclosed bonuses of PPV earnings) denotes an estimated purse   Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event Invicta FC 11 – Feb 27/15 – W (Schneider) –  $4,900 ($2,000 to show, $1,400 win bonus, $1,500 Performance of the Night) Invicta FC 13 – Jul 9/15 – L (Evinger) – $5,000 Invicta FC 16...

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UFC Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Lightweights: Sept 28/20

May 9, 2020; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Dana White puts the championship belt on Justin Gaethje (blue gloves) after defeating Tony Ferguson (red gloves) during UFC 249 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports There is constant debate about the “official” UFC fighter rankings, which are based on voting from a panel of journalists.  Such is the case with something as subjective as voting – it’s totally based on voter’s opinion, and biases are bound to seep through, whether intentional or no.  So to try to put a fresh, objective, data-driven spin on rankings, The MMA...

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