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May 31st, 2013
Jason Nawara

Live from Dublin, Ireland and broadcast at MMAJunkie.com and Facebook at 4PM EST is Cage Warriors 55, where the exciting UK promotion looks to finally place the straps of their vacant championships around the waists of deserving fighters. In the main event, Cathal Pendred (12-2-1) will put his Cage Warriors welterweight title on the line…

May 24th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 160: May 25, 2013 MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Heavyweight Title Fight UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez (-585) Profile: Cain Velasquez (11-1) rebounded from his first career loss to Junior dos Santos by registering a first-round TKO of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 146. The 30-year-old Mexican-American then destroyed dos…

May 24th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 160: May 25, 2013 MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Heavyweight Contender Junior dos Santos (-460) Profile: Junior dos Santos (15-2) is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Cain Velasquez at UFC 155 in which he was thoroughly dominated and ended up losing the heavyweight title belt. Dos Santos had registered a…

May 24th, 2013
Adam Martin.

I know a lot of people are going to disagree with me, but I believe KJ Noons has a very good chance at earning an upset victory over Donald Cerrone in his big show debut later this month at UFC 160. Hear me out first before you think I’m nuts. Yes, I know who Cerrone…

May 24th, 2013
Jason Nawara

The MGM Grand Garden Arena plays host to UFC 160 this Memorial Day weekend, and just like every Memorial Day show, it’s stacked from top to bottom. On FX, four fights are featured, with the FX ‘main event’ coming in the form of a welterweight battle that may let the winner crack the ridiculously deep…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The opening betting line for the upcoming middleweight fight at UFC on FX 8 between former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Chris Camozzi was yesterday released to the public at 5Dimes Sportsbook, with “Jacare” opening up at a robust -675 (bet $675 to win $100) and the comeback on the underdog Camozzi a…

May 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FX 8: May 18, 2013 Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil UFC Middleweight Contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (-675) Profile: Finally, after years of toiling in Strikeforce and Dream, “Jacare” Souza (17-3-1) is making his way to the Octagon. For years, it was Jacare and Gegard Mousasi as the two best unsigned talents outside the middleweight…

May 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FX 8: May 18, 2013 Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil UFC Middleweight Contender Rafael Natal (-350) Profile: A simple way to sum up Rafael Natal (15-4-1) is by looking at his training camp. The Renzo Grazie team out of New York is a murderer’s row of tough guys, and having Gracie in your…

May 10th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Friday night on AXS TV, Canada’s premiere MMA organization, Maximum Fighting Championships, returns at 10 pm EST/7pm PST with a night of action the promotion to the north is known for. There’s even a brother vs. brother fight. The one caveat is the cancelled main event heavyweight title fight between Chris Barnett and Smealinho Rama,…

May 4th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Cage Warriors 54 brings the UK’s top promotion to Wales, with a title fight and plenty of action to satisfy a fight fan’s MMA itch in a weekend void of the UFC. As usual, the show can be viewed on MMAJunkie.com and Cage Warriors Facebook page, with the prelims starting at 2PM est, and the…

May 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The latest rumored UFC fight is a high-profile welterweight bout for the upcoming UFC 163 card this August in Brazil, as the surging Demian Maia will take on former title challenger Josh Koscheck in a three-round fight. That’s the event that’s headlined by UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis, by the way. At first glance,…

April 27th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 159: April 27, 2013 Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey UFC Heavyweight Contender Roy Nelson (-230) Profile: Winner of The Ultimate Fighter Season 10, outspoken, big-bellied heavyweight Roy Nelson (18-7) may be undersized and seemingly out of shape, but he is a student of the MMA game and always exciting. His grappling credentials are…

April 27th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 159: April 27, 2013 Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey UFC Lightweight Contender Jim Miller (-305) Profile: Scrappy lightweight contender and younger brother of UFC veteran Dan Miller, Jim Miller (22-4) has come within a win of a title shot in the lightweight division on multiple occasions. He’s the perpetual contender and one-time owner of…

April 27th, 2013
Jason Nawara

So close, yet so far from New York is UFC 159, live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. A host of exciting fights are on the card from top to bottom and the prelims are full of solid action, as they have been over the last few UFC events. The night starts out…

April 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 7: April 20, 2013 San Jose, California UFC Lightweight Contender Nate Diaz (-170) Profile: TUF 5 winner Nate Diaz (16-8) has been known as one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC, but he is coming off a very disappointing loss to Benson Henderson for the lightweight title that was anything…

April 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 7: April 20, 2013 HP Pavilion in San Jose, California UFC Welterweight Contender Jordan Mein (-270) Profile: Easily described as one of the “new breed” of MMA fighters, Jordan Mein (27-8) has amassed 35 total fights at the tender age of 23. At 17, he made his pro debut after a lifetime…

April 19th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Live from San Jose is the absolutely stacked UFC on FOX 7 undercard. Surprisingly for an undercard, the FX broadcast has a potential title shot in the mix, along with some Strikeforce newcomers making their Octagon debuts. In the FX main event, Chad Mendes (13-1) is looking to make a case for another featherweight title…

April 19th, 2013
Dave Walsh

This week, Dave Walsh of Liverkick.com, the pre-eminent Kickboxing site on the web, was gracious enough to contribute a preview of GLORY 7, which takes place this Saturday from Milan, Italy. The organization’s third card in less than a month is once again stacked with a tremendous amount of world class talent, headlined by Italian…

April 19th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Long-running regional promotion Xtreme Fighting Championships returns to AXS TV this Friday, April 19th at 10PM EST to deliver the much-needed Friday night of MMA action that we’ve become accustomed to from . In the main event, former UFC and Bellator vet, Shamar Bailey (15-8), fights Bellator vet Luis Santos (54-8-1) to shake up their…

April 13th, 2013
Jason Nawara

The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada plays host to The Ultimate Fighter 17 finale, in which more than just the coveted ‘six-figure’ contract is on the line this Saturday night. The main event brings former WEC featherweight champ, Urijah Faber (27-6), and perennial bantamweight contender, Scotty Jorgensen (14-6), face to face after…

April 13th, 2013
Matty

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale: April 13, 2013 Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Middleweight Contender Uriah Hall (-300) Profile: The most hyped talent to come out of The Ultimate Fighter in perhaps the history of the show is undoubtedly Uriah Hall (7-2). After spending most of his time in the Ring of Combat…

April 13th, 2013
Matty

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale: April 13, 2013 Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Women’s Bantamweight Contender Miesha Tate (-175) Profile: The Strikeforce bantamweight champion at 25 years of age, Miesha “Cupcake” Tate (13-3) shocked the world when she submitted Marloes Coenen at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson to win the belt. Coenen was…

April 13th, 2013
Matty

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale: April 13, 2013 Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Heavyweight Contender Travis Browne (-210) Profile: For the most part, Travis Browne (13-1-1) has run through his opponents like a freight train during his short four-year career. With 13 wins already under his belt, including 11 finishes (nine by…

April 13th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Cage Warriors 53 comes to us live from Glasgow, Scotland and will be broadcast on MMAjunkie.com and the Cage Warriors Facebook page on Saturday, April 13th. The event will crown a featherweight champion with the departure of Conor McGregor to the UFC, and has plenty of other fights worthy of the eyeballs of MMA fans…

April 12th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Legacy Fighting Championships 19 is coming to us live on AXS TV from the Allen Events Center in Dallas, Texas, and if any of the previous dozen shows are an indication of what’s to come, it should be a fun night of fights. In the night’s main event, inaugural Legacy Fighting flyweight champion, Will Campuzano…

April 6th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Glory 6: Istanbul is coming over internet PPV at 1pm EST this Saturday afternoon with a stacked card from top to bottom headlined by one of the best heavyweight kickboxing bouts in a long, long time. Glory has seemed to be doing everything it takes to revitalize the kickboxing scene, and this card is proof….

April 5th, 2013
Matty

UFC on FUEL TV 9: April 6, 2013 Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Gegard Mousasi (-2000) Profile: One of MMA’s best-kept secrets, Gegard Mousasi (33-3-2) is a well-known name for fans of the Japanese fight scene. Mousasi has been in the backstage locker room of just about every MMA organization outside…

April 5th, 2013
Matty

UFC on FUEL TV 9: April 6, 2013 Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden UFC Lightweight Contender Ross Pearson (-290) Profile: Ross Pearson (14-6) saw a fast start to his UFC career by winning The Ultimate Fighter 9 lightweight tournament and following it up with a 3-2 lightweight record. After weighing his options, the 28-year-old…

April 5th, 2013
Matty

UFC on FUEL TV 9: April 6, 2013 Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden UFC Heavyweight Contender Matt Mitrione (-350) Profile: “Meathead” Matt Mitrione (5-2) has been a fan favorite since debuting on The Ultimate Fighter Season 10: Heavyweights. It wasn’t until he decimated Kimbo Slice at UFC 113 that he became a sort of…

April 5th, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this UFC on Fuel 9 battle between Brad Pickett and Mike Easton. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get…

April 5th, 2013
Matty

UFC on FUEL TV 9: April 6, 2013 Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden UFC Bantamweight Contender Brad Pickett (-180) Profile: The always exciting British fighter Brad Pickett (22-7) has experienced mixed results in the UFC so far following a fairly successful run in the WEC. Currently, Pickett is 2-2 in the UFC, with the first loss coming in…

April 5th, 2013
Matty

UFC on FUEL TV 9: April 6, 2013 Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden UFC Featherweight Contender Diego Brandao (-215) Profile: Since winning The Ultimate Fighter 14 featherweight tournament at the end of 2011, Diego Brandao (15-8) has split a pair of decisions in the featherweight division with a loss to Darren Elkins at UFC…

April 5th, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this UFC on Fuel 9 battle between Robbie Peralta and Akira Corassani. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get…

April 5th, 2013
Matty

UFC on FUEL TV 9: April 6, 2013 Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden UFC Featherweight Contender Robbie Peralta (-350) Profile: Since splitting his first four fights, Robbie Peralta (16-3, 1 No-Contest) has been on a tear, going 14-1-1 with 10 knockouts and two submissions in his last 16 bouts. And to be honest, his NC was overturned…

April 5th, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this UFC on Fuel 9 battle between Conor McGregor and Marcus Brimage. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get…

April 5th, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this UFC on Fuel 9 battle between Papy Abedi and Besam Yousef. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get…

April 5th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Every Invicta show to date has delivered ‘show of the year’ level action, and now Shannon Knapp and her crew of WMMA’s brightest have a stacked card on Pay Per View to kick off Invicta’s 2013 run. Champs, challengers, vets and newcomers, this show has everything and looks like it should be a hell of…

April 4th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this Bellator 95 Featherweight Title bout between Pat Curran and Shabulat Shamhalaev. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get…

April 4th, 2013
Jason Nawara

With seven shows under their belt, the self-proclaimed biggest MMA show in Asia has lived up to it’s monstrous hype over the last eighteen months with show after show of hard-hitting action. Some of the fighters on the card may not be recognizable names to the western audience, but the main card of ONE FC:…

April 4th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Bellator turns it up a notch with quite the show on paper for Bellator 95. Not only does the main card feature the featherweight title fight between Pat Curran and Shahbulat Shamhalaev, but we also get the middleweight tournament finals, the featherweight tournament finals, and a hell of a fight in Karo Parisyan vs. Rick…

April 1st, 2013
Matty

UFC on FUEL TV 9: April 6, 2013 Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Alexander Gustafsson (-260) Profile: Alexander Gustafsson (15-1) has made his mark on the UFC light heavyweight division in the last few years. The 26-year-old Swede’s single loss comes to another light heavyweight youngster who is also working his…

March 28th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Bellator 94 is the ultimate example of the Bellator tournament format playing out in the most interesting of ways. The show is a bit light on the ‘wow factor’ in the marquee compared to the last few months of stacked cards, but how can you not appreciate the paths of the four men meeting in…

March 28th, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this Bellator 94 battle between Ronnie Mann and Rodrigo Lima. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information…

March 28th, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this Bellator 94 battle between David Rickels and Saad Awad. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information…

March 28th, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this Bellator 94 battle between Emanuel Newton and Mikhail Zayats. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information…

March 23rd, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this WSOF 2 heavyweight main event between Andrei Arlovski and Anthony Johnson. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information…

March 23rd, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this WSOF 2 bantamweight battle between Marlon Moraes and Tyson Nam. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information for…

March 23rd, 2013
Jason Nawara

The World Series of Fighting comes to us live, this Saturday from Atlantic City, New Jersey with a five-fight main card broadcast on the NBC Sports Network. For an upstart promotion, the show is pretty interesting throughout, with multiple UFC and Strikeforce veterans looking to show the world that they still have what it takes…

March 21st, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this Bellator 93 lightweight final between Dave Jansen and Marcin Held. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information for…

March 19th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Live on Spike TV and Spike.com comes Bellator 93, live from Androscoggin Bank Colisée in Lewiston, Maine. This event was originally scheduled to hold both the lightweight tournament finals and the welterweight finals in a rematch between Ben Saunders and Douglas Lima, but Lima broke his hand on Bryan Baker’s skull at Bellator 90, so…

March 16th, 2013
Staff

Get inside the mind of a true professional MMA bettor. Host Luca Fury gives you his insight and betting advice on this UFC 158 battle between Daron Cruickshank and John Makdessi. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information for the…