Bellator 165’s Linton Vassell: ‘I’m not waiting to see what Francis Carmont’s gonna do’

November 18th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 light heavyweight Linton Vassell as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Francis Carmont at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The Team Blackzilian member won’t be waiting around to see what his opponent does, or at least that’s the plan: “The…

November 18th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 lightweight Brandon Girtz as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Adam Piccolotti at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Girtz has made a living on the ground, but he feels like mixing things up heading into this bout against a…

November 17th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 99 flyweight Ian McCall as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday (November 19, 2016) against Neil Seery at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Ireland. McCall has had plenty going on in both his personal life and fighting life during the last two years, but he’s still…

November 16th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 lightweight Carrington Banks as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Jake Roberts at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Banks talks about training with the Blackzilians and his opponent Roberts: “I put in all the work well before I…

November 16th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 99 lightweight Kevin Lee as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday (November 19, 2016) against Magomed Mustafaev at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Ireland. Lee talks about his opponent Mustafaev and training leading up to UFC Fight Night 99: “I wasn’t too interested at first. I…

November 16th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 welterweight Fernando Gonzalez as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Michael Page at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Gonzalez discusses sponsorships, training and the pressure facing his unbeaten opponent Page: “If it was somebody else, I think it would…

November 15th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 99 middleweight Gegard Mousasi as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday (November 19, 2016) against Uriah Hall at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Ireland. Mousasi talks about speaking his mind, his current ranking and his rematch with Hall: “This fight, I have a lot to lose. He’s…

November 15th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler as he prepares for his upcoming title bout at Bellator 165 this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Benson Henderson at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The champ talks about his training, his MMA future and his opponent Henderson: “I think the biggest thing…

November 14th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 welterweight Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson Jr. as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Aaron Hamilton at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The son of the late Kimbo Slice talks about his father, making his MMA debut and his…

November 13th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Invicta FC bantamweight Stephanie Egger as she prepares for her upcoming preliminary card bout this Friday night (November 18, 2016) against Alexa Conners at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. The talented former judoka is transitioning successfully to mixed martial arts and she feels she’ll be able to…

November 11th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Legacy FC 62 featherweight Justin Rader as he prepares for his upcoming co-main event fight tonight (Friday, November 11, 2016) against Mike Maldonado at Firelake Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Editor’s note: This interview was conducted while Rader was planning on fighting Zac Church but there were some good tidbits about other…

November 10th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Legacy FC 62 middleweight Cortez Coleman as he prepares for his upcoming main event title fight tomorrow night (Friday, November 11, 2016) against Rafael Lovato Jr at Firelake Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. “The Crazy Cowboy” will be fighting in his home state, just like Lovato, and despite stepping in…

November 10th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Marcus Davis as he prepares UFC 205 middleweight Tim Boetsch for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Rafael Natal at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Maine native discusses how he has gotten Boetsch ready for his opponent Natal: “I know I’m a more well-rounded striker than Natal. I’m not the world-class…

November 9th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 205 welterweight Belal Muhammad as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Vicente Luque at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Editor’s Note: This interview was done when Muhammad’s opponent was Lyman Good. The Chicago native discusses the excitement of the UFC 205 card and training with Duke Roufus: “I’m…

November 8th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 205 lightweight Michael Johnson as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Khabib Nurmagomedov at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The St. Louis native discusses fighting at MSG and how he plans to beat Nurmagomedov: “Nothing special to me, it’s New York, it’s good for the sport….

November 8th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 205 featherweight Jeremy Stephens as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Frankie Edgar at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The San Diego native discusses fighting Edgar in his backyard of New York and why he’d rather be the underdog: “It’s just another fight if you…

November 5th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 98 middleweight Sam Alvey as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (Saturday, November 5, 2016) against Alex Nicholson at Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. Alvey will be fighting at high altitude in advance of this contest and he’s doing some special preparation for the bout:…

November 4th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 98 strawweight Heather Jo Clark as she prepares for her upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 5, 2016) against Alexa Grasso at Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. The tough veteran is expecting a difficult fight, but she’s hoping her experience will give her an edge over her…

November 4th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 163 light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary as he prepares for his upcoming main event title bout tonight (Friday, November 4, 2016) against Phil Davis at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncusville, Connecticut. The undefeated champion is recovering from a year-long layoff due to injury, but he feels he’ll be plenty prepared for everything…

November 2nd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 98 featherweight Ricardo Lamas as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 5, 2016) against Charles Oliveira at Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. The Chicago native discusses the cancellation of his main event fight against B.J. Penn at UFC Fight Night 97, his matchup with Oliveira…

October 22nd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Manila middleweight Sam Alvey about the event’s cancellation and what he expects to happen next for him considering he was supposed to fight Alex Nicholson.

October 19th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 162 heavyweight Virgil Zwicker as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Friday night (October 21, 2016) against Dan Charles at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. The San Diego native discusses what it’s like to wait for a fight in Bellator along with how ring rust affects him: “I’ve been waiting for…

October 16th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 162 heavyweight Chase Gormley as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Friday night (October 21, 2016) against Bobby Brents at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. The UFC veteran has done his homework heading into this bout and he’s hoping his training partners have helped him prepare to earn…

October 15th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 162 middleweight Kendall Grove as he prepares for his upcoming main event bout next Friday night (October 21, 2016) against Alexander Shlemenko at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. The former Ultimate Fighter winner is actually facing someone with more experience than him for once, but he doesn’t think that will…

October 13th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 162 lightweight Ryan Couture as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout next Friday night (October 21, 2016) against Goiti Yamouchi at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. The veteran lightweight is hoping to bounce back from a knockout loss to Patricky Pitbull and he feels Yamouchi will…

October 11th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Legacy FC bantamweight champion Steven Peterson (14-4) about his upcoming title fight at Legacy FC 61 this Friday night (October 14, 2016) against Mark De La Rosa (7-0) at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas. “It’s a good matchup for me. I think I’ll be able to get ahold of him…

October 7th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with World Series of Fighting lightweight Jason High about his upcoming main card fight at WSOF 33 tonight (Friday, October 7, 2016) against Luiz Firmino at the Kansas City Memorial Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. The UFC veteran has healed up his leg after losing his title bout and he feels he’s more than…

October 6th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with World Series of Fighting lightweight Jason High about his upcoming main card fight at WSOF 33 this Friday night (October 7, 2016) against Joao Zeferino at the Kansas City Memorial Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. The UFC veteran did a lot of pre-fight preparation at American Top Team in Florida and he feels…

October 5th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje about his upcoming title fight at WSOF 33 this Friday night (October 7, 2016) against Ozzy Dugulubgov at the Kansas City Memorial Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. The 27-year-old Gaethje remains one of MMA’s top prospects outside of the UFC with a perfect 16-0 record…

October 4th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with World Series of Fighting 33 heavyweight Shawn Jordan about his debut with the promotion as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Friday night (October 7, 2016) against Ashley Gooch at the Kansas City Memorial Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.

September 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 96 lightweight Will Brooks as he prepares for his upcoming co-main event this Saturday night (October 1, 2016) against Alex Oliveira at the in Portland, Oregon. Brooks discussed a wide variety of subjects including: Where he finds his motivation Eddie Alvarez fighting Conor McGregor instead of the…

September 9th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with RFA 43 bantamweight Zac Riley as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout tonight (Friday, September 10, 2016) against Boston Salman at the 1stBank Center in Broomsfield, Colorado. The Colorado-native pulled off the second biggest upset in MMA history in his last bout and he’s hoping to carry that momentum into this fight…

September 8th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with RFA 43 middleweight Adam Stroup as he prepares for his upcoming co-main event this Friday night (September 10, 2016) against Gabriel Checco at the 1stBank Center in Broomsfield, Colorado. The Colorado-native is hoping to bounce back from a decision loss in his last fight and he feels he has his…

September 7th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 203 flyweight Ian McCall as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (September 10, 2016) against Ray Borg at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The former top contender is hoping to get back into the title mix after a long layoff, and he feels…

September 1st, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 93 lightweight Nick Hein as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday (September 3, 2016) against Tae Hyun Bang at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany.  

August 31st, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 93 light heavyweight Ryan Bader as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday (September 3, 2016) against Ilir Latifi at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. The former Ultimate Fighter season eight winner is looking to rebound from a tough loss to Anthony Johnson…

August 27th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on Fox 21 middleweight Kevin Casey as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (Saturday, August 27, 2016) against Sam Alvey at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The powerful middleweight thinks he has a gameplan to counter Alvey’s heavy hands and will help to set up his…

August 25th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on Fox 21 middleweight Sam Alvey as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (August 27, 2016) against Kevin Casey at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The powerful middleweight slugger feels he knows what to expect from Kevin Casey, but that certainly doesn’t…

August 24th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 160 lightweight Saad Awad as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Friday night (August 26, 2016) against Derek Anderson at the Honda Center in Los Angeles, California. The heavy hitter has some interesting thoughts about his opponent and what he expects come fight time: “Every fight that [Derek Anderson]’s…

August 23rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 160 lightweight AJ McKee as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Friday night (August 26, 2016) against Cody Walker at the Honda Center in Los Angeles, California. The talented progeny of Antonio McKee is off to a hot start in his career and he feels Bellator…

August 18th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 202 welterweight Tim Means as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (August 20, 2016) against Sabah Homasi at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The Dirty Bird” is returning from a six month suspension due to a tainted supplement, and he’s got a new…

August 3rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 92 featherweight Cub Swanson as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday (August 6, 2016) against Tatsuya Kawajiri at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. The top-ranked featherweight has definitely done his homework in advance of his upcoming bout, and…

July 21st, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 159 lightweight David Rickels as he prepares for his upcoming co-main event this Friday night (July 22, 2016) against Melvin Guillard at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas. The lightweight veteran knows his opponent has experienced a rough patch, and he’s certainly not going to be taking him lightly: “On…

July 20th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 159 bantamweight Darrion Caldwell as he prepares for his upcoming main event this Friday night (July 22, 2016) against Joseph Taimanglo at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas. p The undefeated prospect has really put on a show thus far in his Bellator career, recently stepping up and…

July 19th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with legendary mixed martial arts coach John Hackleman about a wide variety of subjects including growing up in Hawaii, switching to being a part-time trainer and focusing on the next generation of young athletes.

July 12th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 91 flyweight Louis Smolka as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout Wednesday night (July 13, 2016) against Ben Nguyen at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The talented Hawaiian has certainly done his homework as his bout against Nguyen nears, and…

July 8th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 200 lightweight Jim Miller as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (July 9, 2016) against Takanori Gomi at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former top 10 lightweight has had a rough patch lately, but he feels Gomi is the perfect match-up to…

July 7th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 90 bantamweight Russell Doane as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card fight tonight (Thursday, July 7, 2016) against Pedro Munhoz at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented Hawaiian took his training to the next level when he found out who he was fighting…

July 6th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 90 lightweight Gilbert Burns as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card fight this Thursday night (July 7, 2016) against Lucas Sajewski at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt suffered his first career defeat in his last fight, but he…

July 6th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 90 lightweight John Makdessi as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card fight this Thursday night (July 7, 2016) against Mehdi Baghdad at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented tai kwan do stylist branched out during this training camp with new coaches and…

July 6th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 90 welterweight Alan Jouban as he prepares for his upcoming main card fight this Thursday night (July 7, 2016) against Belal Muhammad at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented former RFA standout feels he’s gained his momentum back after his last fight and he’s…