Opening Odds

March 11th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

CES MMA 33 will air its main card live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT tonight (March 11, 2016). The event will be held inside the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. The event will be headlined by a bantamweight contest between prospects Andre Soukhamthath (9-3) and Kody Nordby (6-3). The…

March 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Just three weeks after its last show, World Series of Fighting (WSOF) is returning with another free televised event, this time in Colorado this Saturday night on March 12th. WSOF 29 will feature a lightweight title bout between undefeated champion Justin Gaethje and deserved challenger Brian Foster. Foster, a UFC veteran, earned his title shot by winning the WSOF one-night…

March 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Paige VanZant joins Season 22 of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Officials recently announced that UFC strawweight Paige VanZant will be joining the Season 22 cast of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ VanZant (6-2), is coming off a submission loss to Rose Namajunas back in December which snapped her three-fight win streak. She’ll join Randy Couture and Chuck…

March 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Event: UFC 198 Date: May 14, 2016 Location: Curitiba, Brazil Venue:  Arena da Baixada Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum Since June of 2010, Fabricio Werdum has been best known as the first man to legitimately defeat Fedor Emelianenko. His second run in the UFC may have changed that perception however. He has gone 6-0 since returning…

March 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Date: TBD Location: TBD Venue: TBD Broadcast: TBD UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate A Strikeforce bantamweight champion at 25 years old, Miesha “Cupcake” Tate (18-5) shocked the world when she submitted Marloes Coenen at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson to win the belt. Tate has great takedowns, a good chin and is willing to brawl or take the fight to…

February 23rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz Date: March 5, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: PPV This bout will be contested at 170 pounds and will be five rounds. UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor A character who backs up his trash talking with vicious knockouts inside the cage, Conor McGregor (19-2) has…

February 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

While UFC Fight Night 83 is going on right now, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will be holding another event this upcoming weekend (February 27, 2016). The event will be headlined by a battle of two of the most popular middleweights ever as former champion Anderson Silva takes on Michael Bisping at the 02 Arena in London,…

February 17th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Bookended by a pair of strange cards from the UFC and Bellator, Saturday night’s WSOF 28 completes what could be the busiest non-consequential MMA weekend of the year. Of course, bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes defends his title against the latest challenger the organization has plucked to step in to the buzzsaw of striking that holds…

February 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With Tim Means being pulled from his headlining bout against Donald Cerrone due to an out of competition drug test last week, the event took a small hit. Now, the event will be headlined next Sunday (February 21, 2016) by a battle of nicknames as “Cowboy” Cerrone takes on Brazilian Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira at the Consol Energy Center…

February 11th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 149 is just just over a week away (Friday, February 19, 2016) and it features an openweight trilogy bout between veteran MMA pioneers Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie. Gracie won their initial meeting at UFC 1 in 1993, while the second bout was ruled a draw at UFC 5 after lasting the full 36 minute time…

February 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Finland’s biggest promotion CAGE returns after a two-month break for its 34th event. Cage 34 takes place this weekend (Saturday, February 13, 2016) and features a featherweight main event between undefeated Brazilian fighter Rafael Domingos (6-0) and Brazilian Rafael Macedo (7-2 1 NC). Also featured on the card is a Scandinavian welterweight throwdown between Finland’s Jussi Halonen (6-3) and Norway’s…

February 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

While Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn’t holding any events this weekend, there are still plenty of huge fights taking place in the next few months. UFC Fight Night 86 will occur on April 10th, and features the heavyweight slugfest between former champion Junior dos Santos and the surging Ben Rothwell. Dos Santos most recently lost via second…

February 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Futures: Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold Date: June TBD Location: N/A Venue: N/A Broadcast: PPV UFC Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold The undisputed, defending middleweight champion of the world Luke Rockhold (14-2) came into the UFC as the final Strikeforce middleweight champion. He was a force in the San Jose-based promotion, winning nine of his 10 fights there, including defeating…

January 28th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including an upcoming main event for UFC on Fox 19, which takes place later this spring (April 16, 2016) at a yet to be determined venue and location. The event will be headlined by a lightweight clash between top contenders Tony Ferguson and…

January 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including an upcoming main event for UFC Fight Night 87, which takes place later this spring (May 14, 2016) in Brazil. The event will be headlined by a middleweight clash between top contenders Vitor Belfort and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Souza recently lost a…

January 22nd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

As we’ve become accustomed to, AXS TV will be leading MMA fans into another weekend, as the channel will be airing Legacy FC 50 on Friday night. Although the main event of the card fell apart when Valentina Shevchenko got the promotion to the UFC (and beat former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman in her debut),…

January 20th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 196: Werdum vs. Velasquez 2 Date: February 6th, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum For years best known as the man who defeated Fedor Emelianenko to end his remarkable winning streak, Fabricio Werdum has reached new highs in his MMA career since returning…

January 15th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) returns to AXS TV tonight (January 15, 2016) with an intriguing main card packed with prospects and is headlined by a battle for the vacant welterweight title. The event will take place in the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorodo, and lines will be offered on three of the main card bouts…

January 15th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After 2015 saw Invicta FC buoyed by being added to the UFC Fight Pass lineup, the all-female promotion now kicks off their 2016 schedule with Invicta FC 15. The card, taking place in Costa Mesa, California, will feature a pair of title fights, and perhaps the top women’s pound-for-pound fighter now that Ronda Rousey has…

January 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship looks to continue a strong start to 2016 later this month (Sunday, January 17) with a thrilling free event which features a bantamweight title bout as well as a battle of top lightweight contenders. The bantamweight title bout features champion TJ Dillashaw against challenger and former champ Dominick Cruz. Cruz never lost the…

January 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 197: Dos Anjos vs McGregor Date: March 5, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm Holly Holm is one of the most successful female boxers in history, being a longtime light welterweight and welterweight champion, and even holding titles as high as 154lbs. Her boxing record…

January 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including a surprising upcoming main event for UFC Fight Night 82, which takes place next month (February 21, 2016) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The event will be headlined by a welterweight clash between recent lightweight title challenger Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and rising contender…

December 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

From the ashes of Pride, Rizin FF makes its debut tomorrow (Tuesday, December 29, 2015) with an intriguing fight card which features a super fight and the first round of the World Heavyweight Grand Prix. The promotion will hold its second event just two days later on New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31) where the Heavyweight Grand…

December 28th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 83: Silva vs. Bisping Date: February 27, 2016 Location: London, England Venue: The O2 Arena Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Middleweight Contender Anderson Silva (-235) Profile: The last three years have been a nightmare for Anderson Silva (33-6 1NC). Long considered the top pound-for-pound MMA fighter on the planet, “The Spider” saw his UFC records for the most…

December 21st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues its historic run early bext month (Saturday, January 1, 2016) with another thrilling pay-per-view which features a welterweight title bout as well as a likely number one heavyweight contender battle. The welterweight title bout features champion Robby Lawler against challenger and former interim champ Carlos Condit. Condit earned his shot…

December 20th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Conor McGregor has been all the rage in the last few days. The current UFC featherweight champion dethroned Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds a week ago in the main event of UFC 194, and now he’s clamoring for a lightweight title shot. With Rafael dos Anjos’ successful UFC lightweight title defense via first round…

December 3rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Kickboxing promotion GLORY returns this Friday for what has now become a monthly event. Glory 26 features two title bouts (heavyweight and welterweight), as well as a four-man tournament to determine the number one contender in the featherweight division, where the winner will eventually face champion Sergey Adamchuk, who was crowned this past November. The heavyweight title bout features…

November 27th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 79 Date: November 28, 2015 Arena: Olympic Gymnastics Arena City: Seoul, South Korea The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Seoul, South Korea for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 79: Henderson vs Masvidal. The event will feature 11 bouts in entirety on UFC Fight Pass, starting with…

November 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Just three weeks after crowning a new featherweight champion, Bellator MMA is back with another barnburner of a main event. This time, the promotion heads to Thackerville, Oklahoma for Bellator 146, which is headlined by a potential middleweight number one contender bout between devastating strikers Melvin Manhoef and Misaki Kato. Both men have scored vicious…

November 17th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

On the heels of one of the most shocking upsets in UFC history, it’s time to hop back on the saddle and prepare for another weekend of UFC action. This time, the promotion heads south of the border, as Kelvin Gastelum battles Neil Magny in the main event of UFC Fight Night 78 (also known…

November 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

One of the most shocking upsets in the history of mixed martial arts took place last night (November 14, 2015) when Holly Holm not only beat Ronda Rousey but destroyed her, finishing the bout via second round head kick knockout after putting on a one-sided striking showcase. And of course, we’re almost certain to see…

November 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Each of the four remaining weekends in November will feature a UFC event — spanning four continents — and UFC 193 will be the biggest of those cards. Ronda Rousey has indisputably become a massive star for the organization, and her presence alone should make UFC 193 one of the more successful cards commercially for…

November 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has had several fights announced in the last couple weeks as well as multiple bouts altered via injury. Several new main events were announced including Paige VanZant vs Rose Namajunas, Kelvin Gastelum vs Neil Magny and most recently Ryan Bader vs Anthony Johnson while other big bouts including the rescheduled former main…

November 2nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns after a two-week break for a free event on Fox Sports 1 this weekend. UFC Fight Night 77 takes place Saturday night (November 31, 2015) at the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil and features a middleweight main event between former UFC title challengers Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort in a trilogy bout….

October 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

New England’s biggest promotion Classic Entertainment and Sports (CES) returns after just over a two month break for its 31st event. CES 31 takes place tonight (Friday, October 31, 2015) at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island, and features a lightweight main event between Chip Moraza-Pollard (10-8) and Gil de Freitas (17-5). Also featured on the card is former UFC…

October 28th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Poland’s biggest promotion Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (KSW) returns after over a five month break for its 32nd event. KSW 32 takes place Saturday (October 31, 2015) at Wembley Arena in London, England, and features a heavyweight main event between former kickboxer Peter Graham (10-9) and former World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski (9-3). Also featured on the card is the KSW…

October 22nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Finland’s biggest promotion CAGE returns after just a one month break for its 32nd event. Cage 32 takes place tomorrow (Friday, October 23, 2015) and features a featherweight main event between Finnish fighter Joni Salovaara (14-7) and Brazilian Rafael Macedo (7-2). Also featured on the card is a Scandinavian welterweight throwdown between Finland’s Kai Puolakka (11-5) and Norway’s Emil…

October 21st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 144 is just a couple days away (Friday, October 23, 2015) and it features a middleweight title bout between former champion Brandon Halsey and surging Brazilian Rafael Carvalho. Halsey is still undefeated, but was stripped of his title after missing weight for his planned title defense against Kendall Grove. Carvalho is 2-0 under the Bellator…

October 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

After a month break, World Series of Fighting (WSOF) is returning with another free televised event, this time in Connecticut this Saturday night on October 17th. WSOF 24 will feature the number one welterweight contender match between former UFC title challengers Yushin Okami and Jon Fitch. Okami is dropping down to the welterweight division for the first time while Fitch…

October 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) returns to AXS TV tonight (October 9, 2015) with an intriguing main card packed with prospects and is headlined by two title fights featuring several UFC and Bellator veterans. The event will take place in Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the main card — airing at 10 pm EST…

October 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s next trip to Dublin will be interesting, as it will be the first card since the sport truly expanded in the country without Conor McGregor. The locals will certainly still be out in force at the 3Arena to cheer on the likes of Joseph Duffy, Paddy Holohan, Norman Parke, Neil Seery, Aisling Daly,…

September 23rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

After a month break, The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is returning with another pay-per-view, this time in Houston, Texas on October 3rd. UFC 192 will feature the unanticipated light heavyweight title bout between champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Alexander Gustafsson. Cormier picked up the belt in a fight against Anthony Johnson when Jon Jones was stripped of his title…

September 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Invicta Fighting Championship will soldier on with its fourth event of 2015 which will take place in Kansas City, Missouri on September 12th. Invicta FC 14 will feature the bantamweight title bout between champion Tonya Evinger and undefeated challenger Pannie Kianzad. Evinger won the title this past July in a very impressive late fourth round finish of talented Mexican fighter…

September 5th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is closing 2015 with a bang as the promotion is just showing off at this point with a freakishly strong card, which will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 12th. UFC 194 will feature the much-anticipated featherweight title bout between champion Jose Aldo and interim champ Conor McGregor. They…

September 3rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has several top contenders booked for upcoming bouts later this year, so it’s time to start allowing people to place their wagers! Headlining UFC Fight Night 79 in the UFC’s South Korea debut this November will be former lightweight champion Benson Henderson as he takes on former welterweight title challenger Thiago…

August 20th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has several top contenders booked for upcoming bouts later this year, so it’s time to start allowing people to place their wagers! In an update of a line originally posted earlier this week, middleweight Uriah Hall will step in for Roan Carneiro to battle Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 75…

August 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has several top contenders booked for upcoming bouts later this year, so it’s time to start allowing people to place their wagers! The UFC flyweight division will be in store for a shake-up as former title challengers Joseph Benavidez and Ali Bagautinov clash at UFC 192 at the beginning of October….

August 16th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has two pivotal heavyweight bouts scheduled for later this year and potentially early 2016. The UFC Heavyweight title will be on the line at a yet to be determined date, time and location as champion Fabricio Werdum defends his title against challenger and former champion Cain Velasquez. Werdum submitted Velasquez to…

August 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With no UFC, Bellator, Titan, or WSOF event this weekend, AXS TV promotion CES MMA is bound to get a bit more attention than usual. The New England-based organization has been picking up momentum since its cards began airing on AXS TV back in August of 2014. A year later, the main event of CES…

August 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be returning to Canada in two weeks (August 22, 2015) for UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatoon. The event is headlined by a very important featherweight match-up between top 10 talents Max Holloway and Charles Oliviera in a bout where the winner wilk firmly enter the title picture. Also on…

August 4th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ronda Rousey has been all the rage in the last few days. The undefeated former Olympic bronze medal-winning judoka put a stamp on her most recent UFC 190 title defense by knocking out challenger Bethe Correia in just 34 seconds. With the victory, Rousey moves to 12-0 overall and has successfully defended her UFC and…