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July 22nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

Danny Roberts Age: 31 Nationality: British MMA Record: 15-3 UFC Record: 4-2 Notable Wins: Nathan Coy, Jim Wallhead Notable Losses: Mike Perry, Nordic Taleb Last Fight: KO win over Oliver Enkamp David Zawada Age: 27 Nationality: German MMA Record: 16-3 UFC Record: Debut Notable Wins: Andreas Stahl Notable Losses: None Last Fight: Submission win over…

July 21st, 2018
Chris White

UFC Hamburg, AKA UFC Fight Night 134: Shogun vs Smith happens live Sunday, July 22 in Hamburg, Germany featuring a light heavyweight clash between returning legend Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua and rising contender Anthony Smith. Here are some props that I think have a good chance of hitting: Glover Teixeira vs. Corey Anderson This is a…

July 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

Abu Azaitar Age: 32 Nationality: German MMA Record: 13-1-1, 1 NC UFC Record: Debut Notable Wins: Jack Marshman Notable Losses: None Last Fight: Decision win over Michael Arrant Fighter Profile: A standout German fighter, Azaitar is riding a nine-fight unbeaten streak into the UFC. He was last seen in WSOF back in 2016, picking up…

July 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

Marc Diakese Age: 25 Nationality: Congolese MMA Record: 12-2 UFC Record: 3-2 Notable Wins: Dan Hooker, Drakkar Klose Notable Losses: Frankie Perez, Teemu Packalen Last Fight: Submission loss to Dan Hooker Fighter Profile: Formerly a top prospect at 155lbs, Diakese started off his MMA career with 12-straight wins and won his first three UFC bouts,…

July 21st, 2018
Pig Lord

Highly-touted submission artist, Manny Bermudez, travels to Hamburg, Germany, to face grizzled British veteran, Davey Grant, in what should be an interesting clash of styles. Opportunistic Submissions It’s no secret Manny Bermudez favors jiu-jitsu as his path to victory. With an array of submissions in his arsenal, you’re always in danger when tying up. Like the…

July 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

Justin Ledet Age: 29 Nationality: American MMA Record: 9-0, 1 NC UFC Record: 3-0 Notable Wins: Chase Sherman, Mark Godbeer Notable Losses: None Last Fight: Split decision win over Zu Anyanwu Fighter Profile: A well-rounded fighter who was undefeated as a heavyweight, Ledet decided he is better off at light heavyweight and will be making…

July 20th, 2018
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the biggest fight of 2018 thus far as former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua takes on Anthony Smith in a light heavyweight bout that headlines UFC…

July 20th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Marcin Tybura Age: 32 Nationality: Polish MMA Record: 16-4 UFC Record: 3-3 Notable Wins: Andrei Arlovski Notable Losses: Fabricio Werdum, Derrick Lewis, Tim Johnson Last Fight: TKO loss to Derrick Lewis Fighter Profile: One of the top-10 heavyweights in the UFC, Tybura has shown flashes of brilliance so far in the Octagon, but he’s also…

July 20th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Glover Teixeira Age: 38 Nationality: Brazilian MMA Record: 27-6 UFC Record: 10-4 Notable Wins: Misha Cirkunov, Rashad Evans, Ovince Saint-Preux, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Notable Losses: Alexander Gustafsson, Phil Davis, Jon Jones Last Fight: TKO win over Misha Cirkunov Fighter Profile: One of the top light heavyweights in the world, Texeira has been a top-five guy…

July 19th, 2018
Pig Lord

While there appears to be many squash matches on Thursday night’s PFL #4 card, Alex Nicholson vs. Phillipe Lins presents an intriguing gambling opportunity. Kill or Be Killed In true Spartan fashion, Alex Nicholson puts it all on the line when he fights and isn’t afraid to go out on his shield. Nicholson’s brawling style…

July 19th, 2018
Pig Lord

Despite having his head bounced off the canvas in PFL #1 last month by Magomed Idrisov, Steven Siler was able to survive and secure a miraculous triangle submission victory. Even more miraculously, has been cleared to fight again immediately. His opponent on Thursday night, Alexandre de Almeida, presents a difficult stylistic challenge. A Crafty Submission…

July 16th, 2018
Pig Lord

On Tuesday night, Team Alpha Male prospect, Angelo Trevino, takes on NAIA national champion wrestler and Gracie Barra Portland fighter, Austin Vanderford. Mr. VanZant If you’ve heard about Austin Vanderford, it’s probably because of his UFC fighter fiance, Paige VanZant. Marketing himself as VanZant’s man on Twitter may have helped him to secure this fight…

July 14th, 2018
Pig Lord

In terms of pure entertainment, Randy “Rudeboy” Brown vs. Niko Price is one of the best bouts on UFC Fight Night 133. However, from a gambling perspective it’s one of the hardest fights to predict. Nevertheless, I will attempt to do so. Key Advantages for “Rudeboy” When looking at Randy Brown, the first thing that…

July 14th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming featherweight superfight between UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was recently released by MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas at BetDSI. Here are the opening odds below: UFC Futures Opening Odds Cris Cyborg -220 Amanda Nunes +180 Kalikas also offered the following comments on…

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July 14th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Niko Price Age: 28 Nationality: American MMA Record: 11-1, 1 NC UFC Record: 3-1, 1 NC Notable Wins: Alan Jouban, Brandon Thatch Notable Losses: Vicente Luque Last Fight: Submission win over George Sullivan Fighter Profile: One of the most exciting up-and-coming welterweights in the UFC, Price’s career in the Octagon so far couldn’t have gone…

July 13th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Sage Northcutt Age: 22 Nationality: American MMA Record: 10-2 UFC Record: 5-2 Notable Wins: Cody Pfister Notable Losses: Bryan Barberena, Mickey Gall Last Fight: Decision win over Thibault Gouti Fighter Profile: One of the UFC’s most popular young prospects, Northcutt’s UFC career has been a tale of two. Two weight classes, that is. As a…

July 13th, 2018
Chris White

UFC Fight Night 133 takes place tomorrow night (Saturday, July 14, 2018) in Boise, Idaho and features a heavyweight main event between former champion Junior dos Santos and newcomer Blagoy Ivanov. Here are some props that I think have a good chance of hitting: Alex Volkanovski vs. Darrin Elkins Volkanovski is a surging featherweight contender…

July 13th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Alexander Volkanovski Age: 29 Nationality: Australian MMA Record: 17-1 UFC Record: 4-0 Notable Wins: Jeremy Kennedy, Mizuto Hirota Notable Losses: None Last Fight: TKO win over Jeremy Kennedy Fighter Profile: One of the fastest-rising contenders in the UFC featherweight division, Volkanovski has looked incedible so far in the UFC as he’s won all four of…

July 12th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Dennis Bermudez Age: 31 Nationality: American MMA Record: 16-8 UFC Record: 9-6 Notable Wins: Max Holloway, Clay Guida Notable Losses: Jeremy Stephens, Ricardo Lamas, Chan Sung Jung, Andre Fili, Darren Elkins Last Fight: Decision loss to Andre Fili Fighter Profile: A long-time contender in the UFC featherweight division, Bermudez made a run to the top…

July 12th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Chad Mendes Age: 33 Nationality: American MMA Record: 17-4 UFC Record: 8-4 Notable Wins: Ricardo Lamas, Clay Guida, Darren Elkins Notable Losses: Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor, Frankie Edgar Last Fight: KO loss to Frankie Edgar Fighter Profile: A long-time featherweight title contender, Mendes has fallen on hard times as of late. He’s lost three of…

July 11th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Marion Reneau Age: 41 Nationality: American MMA Record: 9-3-1 UFC Record: 5-2-1 Notable Wins: Sara McMann, Jessica Andrade Notable Losses: Holly Holm Last Fight: Submission win over Sara McMann Fighter Profile: One of the top contenders in the UFC women’s bantamweight division, Reneau has really impressed in the last couple of years as he’s currently…

July 7th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Raphael Assuncao Age: 35 Nationality: Brazilian MMA Record: 26-5 UFC Record: 10-2 Notable Wins: TJ Dillashaw, Marlon Moraes, Pedro Munhoz, Aljamain Sterling, Jorge Masvidal Notable Losses: TJ Dillashaw, Erik Koch, Urijah Faber Last Fight: KO win over Matthew Lopez Fighter Profile: One of the most underrated fighters on the UFC roster, Assuncao has carved out…

July 6th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Michael Chiesa Age: 30 Nationality: American MMA Record: 13-3 UFC Record: 7-3 Notable Wins: Al Iaquinta, Francisco Trinaldo, Beneil Dariush Notable Losses: Kevin Lee, Jorge Masvidal Last Fight: Submission loss to Kevin Lee Fighter Profile: A former winner of The Ultimate Fighter, Chiesa has been a very solid fighter in the UFC lightweight division, but one who is still looking to take that…

July 6th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Gokhan Saki Age: 34 Nationality: Dutch MMA Record: 1-1 UFC Record: 1-0 Notable Wins: Henrique Da Silva Notable Losses: None Last Fight: KO win over Henrique Da Silva Fighter Profile: One of the greatest kickboxers ever to make the move over to MMA, Saki impressed UFC fans in his Octagon debut last year when he…

July 6th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Alex Caceres  Age: 30 Nationality: American MMA Record: 13-11, 1 NC UFC Record: 8-9, 1 NC Notable Wins: Sergio Pettis Notable Losses: Urijah Faber, Jason Knight, Urijah Faber Last Fight: Split decision loss to Wang Guan Fighter Profile: A former TUF competitor, Caceres has had a very inconsistent UFC career so far. He started off…

July 6th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Brad Katona  Age: 26 Nationality: Canadian MMA Record: 6-0 UFC Record: Debut Notable Wins: None Notable Losses: None Last Fight: Decision win over Stephen Cervantes Fighter Profile: One of the standouts on TUF 27, Katona was seen as one of the favorites entering the show before it even began. He has been training at SBG…

July 5th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Julian Marquez Age: 28 Nationality: American MMA Record: 7-1 UFC Record: 1-0 Notable Wins: Matt Hamill, Darren Stewart, Phil Hawes Notable Losses: None Last Fight: Submission win over Darren Stewart Fighter Profile: A standout on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, Marquez had a brilliant debut when he submitted Stewart and won himself a “Performance…

July 5th, 2018
Pig Lord

Gritty Mexican pressure fighter, Martin Bravo, takes on one of the featherweight division’s most unpredictable strikers, Alex Caceres, in what should be an exciting match-up. A Growing Prospect After being starched in 30 seconds by Humberto Bandanay, we haven’t seen Martin Bravo for nearly a year. His most recent fight before that was in 2016,…

July 5th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Joe Giannetti Age: 23 Nationality: American MMA Record: 6-0 UFC Record: Debut Notable Wins: None Notable Losses: None Last Fight: Submission win over Keenan Raymond Fighter Profile: A veteran of Cage Titans, Giannetti was one of the most impressive prospects in the TUF 27 lightweight tournament. After winning five of six fights by tapout on…

July 5th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Paul Felder  Age: 34 Nationality: American MMA Record: 15-3 UFC Record: 7-3 Notable Wins: Charles Oliveira, Stevie Ray Notable Losses: Fracisco Trinaldo, Edson Barboza, Ross Pearson Last Fight: TKO win over Charles Oliveira Fighter Profile: One of the top lightweights in the UFC, Felder decided to step up and take this fight against Perry up…

July 4th, 2018
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look ahead to the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale as Israel Adesanya and Brad Tavares clash in both fighters first ever main event in the UFC. Israel…

July 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Francis Ngannou Age: 31 Nationality: Cameroonian MMA Record: 11-2 UFC Record: 6-1 Notable Wins: Alistair Overeem, Andrei Arlovski, Curtis Blaydes Notable Losses: Stipe Miocic Last Fight: Decision loss to Stipe Miocic Fighter Profile: One of the most fearsome heavyweights in the game, Ngannou had a quick and vicious rise up the UFC heavyweight ladder, culminating…

July 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Barb Honchak Age: 38 Nationality: American MMA Record: 10-3 UFC Record: 0-1 Notable Wins: Roxanne Modafferi, Leslie Smith, Nina Ansaroff, Felice Herrig Notable Losses: Cat Zingano, Lauren Murphy, Angela Magana Last Fight: Split decision loss to Lauren Murphy Fighter Profile: The former long-time Invicta FC flyweight champion, between 2011 and 2014 Honchak was one of…

July 3rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

Max Holloway  Age: 26 Nationality: American MMA Record: 19-3 UFC Record: 15-3 Notable Wins: Jose Aldo, Ricardo Lamas, Cub Swanson, Jeremy Stephens, Anthony Pettis Notable Losses: Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Dennis Bermudez Last Fight: TKO win over Jose Aldo Fighter Profile: The UFC featherweight champion, Holloway is one of the most impressive pound-for-pound MMA fighters…

July 3rd, 2018
Pig Lord

One of the UFC’s most criminally underrated fighters, Brad Tavares, takes on spectacular striker, Israel Adesanya, in what should be an important fight for the middleweight division. Brash, Flashy and Dangerous With a decorated kickboxing career in the rear view, Israel Adesanya takes on his next challenge of obtaining the middleweight belt. Before he can…

July 3rd, 2018
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the biggest fight of 2018 thus far as light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier takes on heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in a blockbuster heavyweight title bout. Daniel Cormier (Record:…

July 2nd, 2018
Chris White

UFC 226 is the promotion’s big July event that happens every year. This year is no different and is packed with a bunch of fun fights. Topped off by two title fights on pay-per-view. Max Holloway is looking to continue his incredible win streak as he defends his strap against the submission specialist Brian Ortega….

June 30th, 2018
Gabe Killian

TUF 27 Finale Date: July 6 Arena: Pearl Theater City: Las Vegas, NV Here is my parlay… Lightweight bout: Luis “Violent Bob Ross” Pena (-290) vs. Richie Smullen (+245) Gabe’s Thoughts: I see Pena finding success in keeping this fight standing, where I expect him to soundly outstrike Smullen, as I believe he is the…

June 30th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier Date: July 7 Arena: T-Mobile Center City: Las Vegas, NV Here are my plays… Middleweight bout: Paulo Costa (-445) vs. Uriah Hall (+355) Gabe’s Thoughts: I think this is a coin-flip fight in the UFC’s 185 pound division and do not agree with the current betting odds. I believe Hall…

June 29th, 2018
Gabe Killian

TUF 27 Finale Date: July 6 Arena: Pearl Theater City: Las Vegas, NV My Fights to AVOID betting are: Women’s Flyweight bout: Barb Honchak (-175) vs. Roxanne Modaferri (+155) Gabe’s Thoughts: Both these ladies are 0-1 in the UFC’s 125 pound division and will be looking to save their jobs in this potential “loser goes…

June 27th, 2018
Pig Lord

The main event of Bamma Fight Night London sees welterweight champion, Terry “The Dominator” Brazier, move down a weight class to take on lightweight champion, Rhys “Skeletor” McKee. Stylistically, this is a very intriguing fight. More Domination From “The Dominator”? Terry Brazier’s style isn’t always aesthetically pleasing, but it’s effective for winning fights. His striking lacks…

June 27th, 2018
Pig Lord

In one of the more bizarre matchups on the Bamma Fight Night London card, Bellator veteran Anthony Taylor takes on hyped British prospect, Mike Hales. This fight is interesting to me from a betting perspective. Great Prospect or Can Crusher? Mike Hales has a large support base and trains at the world renowned camp, SBG…

June 22nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

Jake Matthews Age: 23 Nationality: Australian MMA Record: 13-3 UFC Record: 6-3 Notable Wins: Li Jingliang, Bojan Velickovic Notable Losses: Kevin Lee, James Vick Last Fight: Decision win over Li Jingliang Fighter Profile: One of the youngest fighters in the UFC welterweight division, Matthews has kept up an active schedule since his stint on TUF…

June 22nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

Petr Yan Age: 25 Nationality: Russian MMA Record: 8-1 UFC Record: Debut Notable Wins: Magomed Magomedov Notable Losses: Magomed Magomedov Last Fight: TKO win over Mattheus Mattos Fighter Profile: One of the top prospects from ACB in Russia, Yan was the bantamweight champion in that organization and is making his UFC debut with a ton…

June 22nd, 2018
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look ahead to the main event of UFC Fight Night 132 as Donald Cerrone clashes with Leon Edwards in a welterweight bout. Donald Cerrone (Record: 33-10, +165 Underdog, Power Ranking:…

June 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

Li Jingliang Age: 30 Nationality: Chinese MMA Record: 14-5 UFC Record: 6-3 Notable Wins: Zak Ottow, Frank Camacho, Dhiego Lima, David Michaud Notable Losses: Jake Matthews, Keita Nakamura, Nordine Taleb Last Fight: Decision loss to Jake Matthews Fighter Profile: One of the best Chinese fights on the UFC roster, Jingliang has been a really pleasant…

June 19th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Tyson Pedro Age: 26 Nationality: Australian MMA Record: 7-1 UFC Record: 3-1 Notable Wins: Paul Craig, Khalil Rountree Notable Losses: Ilir Latifi Last Fight: Submission win over Saparbek Safarov Fighter Profile: One of the best young fighters from Australia, Pedro has quickly emerged as a future contender in the UFC light heavyweight division. He has…

June 18th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Jessica-Rose Clark Age: 30 Nationality: Aussie MMA Record: 9-4, 1 NC UFC Record: 2-0 Notable Wins: Paige VanZant, Bec Rawlings Notable Losses: Sarah Kaufman, Pannie Kianzad Last Fight: Decision win over Paige VanZant Fighter Profile: One of the best women’s fighters out of Australia, Clark has has been a pleasant surprise in the UFC so…

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June 13th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Last night, Dana White’s Contender Series returns for a second season. The first season, which took place last summer, was a blockbuster hit for the UFC as the fights were really good and a number of fighters on the show eventually graduated to the UFC. It should be much of the same this time around…

June 11th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Dana White’s Contender Series 9 takes place Tuesday, June 12 at the UFC Training Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the full card, and here they are. Dana White’s Contender Series 9 Opening Odds Alonzo Menifield -600 Dashawn Boatfield +400 Chris Curtis -600 Sean Lally +400 Austen…

June 9th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Mike Jackson Age: 33 Nationality: American MMA Record: 0-1 UFC Record: 0-1 Notable Wins: None Notable Losses: None Last Fight: Submission loss to Mickey Gall Fighter Profile: An MMA journalist who was called in with minimal experience to fight Mickey Gall, Jackson didn’t fare well at all in his UFC debut as he lost via…