Closing Odds

September 25th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a free cable event on Fox Sports 1 earlier last night (Saturday, September 24, 2016). The card was headlined by a 140 lb catchweight bout between Cris Cyborg and Lina Lansberg. All in all, six favorites won, while six upsets occurred and there was one pick ’em fight. Here’s how everything played out based…

September 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a free cable event on Fox Sports 1 earlier today (Saturday, September 17, 2016). The card was headlined by a lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Dustin Poirier. All in all, seven favorites won, while four upsets occurred and there was one draw. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing…

September 17th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, September 16, 2016) for its 161st event. The event featured a huge headlining bout with top heavyweight attractions Tony Johnson Jr and Cheick Kongo. Overall on the night, two betting favorite were victorious while two underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 161 Favorites That…

September 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Four titles were on the line combined between Titan FC 41, RFA 43 and Glory 33 last night (Friday, September 9, 2016), as the promotions aired their cards on UFC Fight Pass, ESPN 2 and AXS TV respectively. Eleven of the bouts on the cards had betting odds, and in the end, six favorites emerged victorious,…

September 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned to big network Fox earlier today (Saturday, September 3rd, 2016) for a streamed event to UFC Fight Pass. The card was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski. All in all, seven favorites won, while three upsets occurred and there was one draw. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook…

August 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned to big network Fox earlier tonight (Saturday, August 27th, 2016) for a free televised event. The card was headlined by a welterweight bout between Carlos Condit and Demian Maia. All in all, seven favorites won, while three upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the featherweight co-main…

August 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, August 26, 2016) for its 160th event. The event featured a huge headlining bout with top stars Benson Henderson and Patricio Pitbull. Overall on the night, three betting favorite were victorious while one underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 160 Favorites That Won In the…

August 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned Las Vegas, Nevada last night (Saturday, August 20th, 2016) for a pay-per-view event. The card was headlined by a welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. All in all, nine favorites won, while two upset occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the main event of…

August 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The UFC returned with it’s debut in Salt Lake City last night (Saturday, August 6th, 2016) for a free event on Fox Sports 1. The card was headlined by a featherweight fight between Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres. All in all, nine favorites won, while one upset occurred and there were two pick’em fights. Here’s how everything played out based on…

July 31st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 32 took place last night (Saturday, July 30, 2016) at the Xfinity Arena in Everett, Washington, and it featured a mixture of highlight reel finishes and decisions. Overall from a betting perspective, two betting favorites won while one underdogs won and there was one pick’em fight based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

July 31st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The UFC returned with a pay-per-view last night (Saturday, July 30th, 2016) for its 201st major event. The card was headlined by a welterweight title bout between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Tyron Woodley. The 11-fight card wasn’t the most anticipated heading in, but the first few fights as well as the last few really paid everyone…

July 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action earlier tonight (Friday, July 22, 2016) for its 159th event. The event featured rising bantamweight star Darrion Caldwell as well as the return of veteran Melvin Guillard. Overall on the night, one betting favorite was victorious while three underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 159 Favorites That Won In…

July 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 91 took place earlier tonight (Wednesday, July 13, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and was headlined by a bantamweight fight between Michael McDonald and John Lineker. Overall from a betting perspective, three favorites won while nine underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

July 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 200 took place last night (Saturday, July 9, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Miesha Tate and challenger Amanda Nunes. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while five underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

July 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale took place last night (Thursday, July 8, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a strawweight title bout between champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Claudia Gadelha. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds…

July 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 90 took place last night (Thursday, July 7, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a lightweight title bout between champion Rafael dos Anjos and challenger Eddie Alvarez. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while four underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

June 25th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, June 24, 2016) for its 157th event. The event the return of Quinton Jackson as well as a vacant lightweight title fight in the top two MMA attractions. Overall on the night, three betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator…

June 19th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 89 took place last night (Saturday, June 18, 2016) at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and was headlined by a welterweight bout between Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs came through, there was one pick ’em and one fight ended in a draw according to the closing…

June 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, June 17, 2016) for its 156th event. The event was hit by a few injuries with a planned return of former champion Douglas Lima being switched up, but overall the night was pretty exciting. Overall on the night, four betting favorites were victorious while zero underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator…

June 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 199 took place last night (Saturday, June 4, 2016) at The Forum in Inglewood, California, and was headlined by a UFC middleweight title bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs came through, there was one pick ’em and one fight ended in a draw according to the closing odds at 5Dimes…

May 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 88 took place earlier today (Sunday, May 29, 2016) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a bantamweight bout between Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites won while seven underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each bout….

May 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, May 20, 2016) for its 155th event. The event was hit by a few injuries with a planned women’s featherweight title fight being changed, and overall, the card wasn’t particularly exciting. Overall on the night, four betting favorites were victorious while zero underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 155 Favorites That…

May 15th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Saturday, April 22, 2016) for its 154th event. The event was devastated by injuries and the tragedy of Jordan Parsons, but the show must go on, and they managed a pretty entertaining night of scraps overall. Overall on the night, four betting favorites were victorious while zero underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s…

May 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 87 took place earlier today (Sunday, May 8, 2016) at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while three underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

April 24th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 197 took place last night (Saturday, April 23, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a light heavyweight interim title bout between Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while two underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

April 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action earlier tonight (Friday, April 22, 2016) for its 153rd event. The event featured several of the promotion’s most popular fighters as well as the debut of former UFC champion Benson Henderson. Overall, on the night three betting favorites were victorious while two underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 153…

April 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 19 took place earlier tonight (Saturday, April 16, 2016) at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, and was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won In…

April 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 86 took place this afternoon (Sunday, April 10, 2016) at Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia, and was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Junior dos Santos and Ben Rothwell. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while three underdogs came through and there were two pick’em fights according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

April 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 30 took place last night/this morning (Saturday, April 2, 2016) at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, and it featured primarily some predictable bouts which saw the judges. Overall from a betting perspective, four betting favorites won while zero underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

March 20th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 85 took place last night (Saturday, March 19, 2016) at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia, and was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Frank Mir and Mark Hunt. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites won while five underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

March 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 29 took place last night (Saturday, March 12, 2016) at the Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, Colorado, and it featured some very violent and entertaining finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, two betting favorites won while two underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight….

March 12th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Invicta FC took place tonight (Friday, March 11, 2016) in Costa Mesa, California, and overall it was an entertaining card highlighted by several finishes and paved the way for multiple title challengers down the road. Overall from a betting perspective, three betting favorites were victorious while four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

March 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 196 took place last night (Saturday, March 5, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a welterweight bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Overall from a betting perspective, four favorites won while nine underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won In a…

March 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

In a pair of events which showcased top veteran and prospect talent last night (Friday, March 4, 2016), Bellator 151 and Titan FC 37 had several fighters rise to the occasion, and a few big names come up short. Overall, on the night four betting favorites were victorious while four underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing…

February 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 84 took place earlier today (Saturday, February 27, 2016) at the O2 Arena in London, England, and was headlined by a middleweight bout between Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while three underdogs came through and there was one pick’em bout according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

February 26th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

In what felt like a hastily thrown together event last night (Friday, February 26, 2016), Bellator 150 had some fighters step up after the main event title fight was scrapped on just 24 hours’ notice. Overall, on the night three betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 150 Favorites…

February 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 83 took place earlier tonight (Sunday, February 21, 2016) at the Consul Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was headlined by a welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Alex Oliveira. Overall from a betting perspective, 10 favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won In…

February 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 28 took place last night (Saturday, February 20, 2016) at Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove, California, and it featured some very violent and entertaining finishes as well as a pretty big surprise. Overall from a betting perspective, two betting favorites won while one underdog won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

February 20th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

In an event which was all about the sideshow last night (Friday, February 19, 2016), Bellator 149 delivered some memorable performances mostly in very bad ways with bouts that featured a pair of former Miami streetfighters as well as a rematch of UFC 1 veterans. Overall, on the night two betting favorites were victorious while three underdog picked…

February 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 82 took place last night (Saturday, February 6, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a welterweight bout between Johny Hendricks and Stephen Thompson. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites won while six underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That…

January 30th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 18 took place tonight (Saturday, January 30, 2016) at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites won while seven underdogs came through with one draw according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won…

January 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

In an event which featured several top contenders earlier tonight (Friday, January 29, 2016), Bellator 147 delivered several impressive finishes. The show was headlined by a welterweight bout between veterans Paul Daley and Andy Uhrich. Overall, on the night three betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 148 Favorites That…

January 24th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 27 took place last night (Saturday, January 23, 2016) at The Grand Lobby at FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee, and it features some very violent and entertaining finishes and absolutely zero surprises. Overall from a betting perspective, four betting favorites won while zero underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

January 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 81 took place last night (Sunday, January 17, 2016) in Costa Mesa, California, and overall it was an entertaining card highlighted by several highlight reel finishes and a very close title fight. Overall from a betting perspective, six betting favorites were victorious while seven underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

January 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Invicta FC took place tonight (Saturday, January 16, 2016) in Costa Mesa, California, and overall it was an entertaining card highlighted by several finishes and paved the way for multiple title challengers down the road. Overall from a betting perspective, six betting favorites were victorious while one underdog wonbased on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

January 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 195 took place tonight (Saturday, January 2nd, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and was headlined by Robbie Lawler defending his welterweight title against Carlos Condit. Overall from a betting perspective, Lawler/Condit closed at even money while seven favorites won along four underdogs coming through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

December 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 17 Finale took place tonight (Saturday, December 19, 2015) at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida and was headlined by a lightweight title bout between champion Rafael dos Anjos and challenger Donald Cerrone. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites won while seven underdogs came through with ine no contest according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

December 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting held it’s 26th event earlier tonight (Friday, December 18, 2015) at the Chealsea inside the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and was headlined by a featherweight title bout between Lance Palmer and Alexandre de Almeida . Overall from a betting perspective, two favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

December 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale took place last night (Friday, December 11, 2015) at the Chealsea inside the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and was headlined by a featherweight contest between Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

December 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 80 took place last night (Thursday, December 10, 2015) at the Chealsea inside the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and was headlined by a strawweight contest between Rose Namajunas and Paige VanZant. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while three underdogs came through and there was one no contest according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

December 4th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

It was an event which featured several top contenders earlier tonight (Friday, December 4, 2015) for Bellator 147, which was headlined by a lightweight main event showcasing former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson against unheralded Pablo Villaseca. Overall, on the night four betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 147 Favorites…