Post-UFC Fight Night 135: On the Chopping Block

August 29th, 2018
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Lincoln, NE this past Saturday night for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick. It was a solid night of fights that saw nine of 13 scraps end inside the distance, and with the action now in our rear view, let’s…

July 28th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 30: Alvarez vs. Poirier II Date: July 28 Arena: Scotiabank Saddledome City: Calgary, Alberta, Canada My Fights to AVOID betting are: Lightweight bout: John Makdessi (-170) vs. Ross Pearson (+150) Gabe’s Thoughts: Makdessi gets the home advantage in this one, which could benefit him, should this 155-pound contest reach the judges’ scorecards…

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

UFC 226: Miocic vs. CormierDate: July 7Arena: T-Mobile CenterCity: Las Vegas, NV Here are my plays… Heavyweight bout: Francis Ngannou (-365) vs. Derrick Lewis (+305) Gabe’s Thoughts: Simply put, I think this heavyweight showdown is a lot closer than the betting odds suggest. While I do think that Ngannou by T/KO is the most likely…

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
Gabe Killian

Multiple sources confirm that Bellator featherweights AJ McKee and Pat Curran are set to clash at an undetermined date this September or October. The bout would be a big step up in competition for McKee, who is coming off a unanimous decision victory over UFC veteran Justin Lawrence this past April at Bellator 197. The…

May 31st, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 131: Rivera vs. Moraes Date: May 27 Arena: Adirondack Bank Center City: Utica, NY My Fights to AVOID betting are: Women’s Strawweight bout: Jessica Aguilar (-130) vs. Jodie Esquibel (+110) Gabe’s Thoughts: Truth be told, I don’t see either of these fighters competing in the UFC two years from now. Aguilar is…

May 25th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 130: Thompson vs. Till Date: May 27 Arena: Echo Arena City: Liverpool, England My Fights to AVOID betting are: Featherweight bout: Jason Knight (-150) vs. Makwan Amirkhani (+130) Gabe’s Thoughts: I think this is a close fight and it comes down to whether Knight can keep it standing or not. I expect…

May 12th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington Date: May 12 Arena: Jeunesse Arena City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Here are my plays… Women’s Bantamweight title bout: Amanda Nunes (-900) vs. Raquel Pennington (+600) Gabe’s Thoughts: Contrary to popular opinion, I think this fight is going to play out for all five rounds. These women are friends, and…

April 21st, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. LeeDate: April 21Arena: Boardwalk HallCity: Atlantic City, NJ The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Atlantic City, NJ with UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee. If you’re considering wagering on this fight card, there are many good plays to put your money down on. These, however, are…

April 20th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee Date: April 21 Arena: Boardwalk Hall City: Atlantic City, NJ The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Atlantic City, NJ with UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee. If you’re considering wagering on this fight card, there are many good plays to put your money down on….

April 19th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee Date: April 21, 2018 Arena: Boardwalk Hall City: Atlantic City, NJ The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Atlantic City, NJ with UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee. If you’re considering wagering on this fight card, there are many good plays to put your money down…

April 6th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 223: Holloway vs KhabibDate: April 8Arena: Barclay CenterCity: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Brooklyn, NY for the second time in promotional history this Saturday night with UFC 223: Holloway vs. Khabib. These are my fighters to watch: Max Holloway Holloway has a chance to make history by becoming the…

April 5th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 223: Holloway vs Khabib Date: April 8 Arena: Barclay Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Brooklyn, NY for the second time in promotional history this Saturday night with UFC 223: Holloway vs. Khabib. If you’re considering wagering on this fight card, there are many good plays to put…

March 22nd, 2018
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in London, England this past Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov. It was a solid night of fights that saw 7 of 10 scraps end inside the distance, and with the action now in our rear view, let’s take a look at which of…

March 16th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov Date: March 17 Arena: O2 Arena City: London, England The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in London, England this Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov, and if you’re considering wagering on the fight card, take a look at a couple of the live…

March 15th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov Date: March 17 Arena: O2 Arena City: London, England The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in London, England this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov, and these are my fights to avoid betting at the sportsbook come fight night… Bantamweight bout: Tom Duquesnoy…

February 24th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett Date: February 24 Arena: Bamway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Orlando, FL for the third time in promotional history with UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 24th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett Date: February 24 Arena: Bamway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Orlando, FL for the third time in promotional history with UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 24th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett Date: February 24 Arena: Bamway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Orlando, FL for the third time in promotional history with UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 24th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett Date: February 24 Arena: Bamway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Orlando, FL for the third time in promotional history with UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 18th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros Date: February 18 Arena: Frank Erwin Center City: Austin, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Austin, TX for the third time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

February 18th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros Date: February 18 Arena: Frank Erwin Center City: Austin, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Austin, TX for the third time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

February 17th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros Date: February 18 Arena: Frank Erwin Center City: Austin, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Austin, TX for the third time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

February 15th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros Date: February 18 Arena: Frank Erwin Center City: Austin, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Austin, TX for the third time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

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February 9th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 221: Rockhold vs. Romero Date: February 10 Arena: Perth Arena City: Perth, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Perth, Australia for the first time in promotional history with UFC 221: Rockhold vs. Romero. The 12 fight card is set to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30…

February 2nd, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders Date: February 3 Arena: Arena Guilherme Paraense City: Belem, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Belem, Brazil for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 2nd, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders Date: February 3 Arena: Arena Guilherme Paraense City: Belem, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Belem, Brazil for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 1st, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders Date: February 3 Arena: Arena Guilherme Paraense City: Belem, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Belem, Brazil for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

January 20th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Date: January 20th Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Boston, MA for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou. The 11 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 7…

January 20th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Date: January 20th Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Boston, MA for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou. The 11 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 7…

January 19th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 220: Miocic vs. NgannouDate: January 20thArena: TD GardenCity: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Boston, MA for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou. The 11-fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 7 p.m. ET. Prelims will…

January 19th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Date: January 20th Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Boston, MA for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou. The 11 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 7…

January 17th, 2018
Gabe Killian

We have enjoyed a great year of action inside the UFC’s Octagon in 2017. At the start of the year, I made 10 predictions, and did pretty well! We now look forward to what 2018 has to offer in the world of the UFC. Here are my predictions… 1) Stipe Miocic is dethroned. 2) Francis…

January 14th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Date: January 14 Arena: Scottrade Center City: St. Louis, MO The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to St. Louis, MO for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

January 14th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Date: January 14 Arena: Scottrade Center City: St. Louis, MO The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to St. Louis, MO for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

January 13th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Date: January 14 Arena: Scottrade Center City: St. Louis, MO The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to St. Louis, MO for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi. The 11-fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

January 13th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Date: January 14 Arena: Scottrade Center City: St. Louis, MO The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to St. Louis, MO for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

January 12th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Date: January 14 Arena: Scottrade Center City: St. Louis, MO The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to St. Louis, MO for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

January 11th, 2018
Gabe Killian

The 2017 calendar year has wrapped up for the UFC, and at the beginning of the year, I made 10 predictions. Here’s how they turned out… 1.) Gegard Mousasi goes undefeated in 2017, potentially getting a title shot and becoming UFC Middleweight Champion. He went 2-0 in the year, defeating Chris Weidman in the UFC…

January 10th, 2018
Gabe Killian

 10) Elizeu Zaleski vs. Max Griffin (UFC Fight Night 119, Oct. 28) Zaleski and Griffin went to war in Brazil, with Zaleski edging out a narrow unanimous decision victory on the judges’ scorecards. It was a highly entertaining affair that saw both fighters have their moments and take home an extra $50,000 for ‘Fight of the…

January 9th, 2018
Gabe Killian

The 2017 calendar year delivered 39 entertaining, action-packed cards, and with the 12 months of scraps now in our rear view, I’m going to reflect on my top 10 submissions of the year. These are all my opinion, so feel free to voice yours in the comments below or on Twitter @GabeKillianMMA.   10) Gerald Meerschaert‘s quick…

January 9th, 2018
Gabe Killian

Another year of scraps is in the books and 2017 is now in our rear-view. Here are the results for my recommended prop bets for UFC ‘Fight of the Night’ bonuses… 2017 FOTN results: 7–9 for +5.75u Hits: Andrade/Hill (+800) at UFC Fight Night 104Teymur/Vannata (+450) at UFC 209Burgos/Rosa (+700) at UFC 210Holloway/Aldo (+300) at…

January 8th, 2018
Gabe Killian

The 2017 calendar year delivered 39 entertaining, action-packed cards, and with the 12 months of scraps now in our rear view, I’m going to reflect on my top 10 knockouts of the year. These are all my opinion, so feel free to voice yours in the comments below or on Twitter @GabeKillianMMA.  10) Chan Sung…

January 5th, 2018
Gabe Killian

MMAOddsBreaker.com’s Fight of the Month for December 2017 goes to UFC welterweights Yancy Medeiros and Alex Oliveira at UFC 218 in Detroit, MI on December 2nd. Medeiros and Oliveira went to war on the televised preliminary card for UFC 218, producing nothing but fireworks from start to finish. The Brazilian hurt the Hawaiian first but…

January 3rd, 2018
Gabe Killian

MMAOddsBreaker.com’s Submission of the Month for December 2017 goes to UFC featherweight Brian “T-City” Ortega at UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno, CA on December 3rd. Brian Ortega capitalized in his first ever main event slot in the UFC, as he took on perennial contender Cub Swanson and defeated him via guillotine choke submission in…

January 2nd, 2018
Gabe Killian

MMAOddsBreaker.com’s Knockout of the Month for December 2017 goes to UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou at UFC Fight Night 117 in Saitama, Japan on September 23rd. Francis Ngannou defeated Alistair Overeem with one of the most brutal knockouts in UFC history, putting the former UFC heavyweight title challenger out with one punch and earning a title…

December 30th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm Date: December 30 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be back in Las Vegas, NV for the final card of the year with UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm. The 10-fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at…

December 30th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm Date: December 30 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be back in Las Vegas, NV for the final card of the year with UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm. The 10-fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at…

December 30th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 219: Cyborg vs. HolmDate: December 30Arena: T-Mobile ArenaCity: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be back in Las Vegas, NV for the final card of the year with UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm. The 10-fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 7 p.m. ET….