Opening Odds

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…

July 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will feature The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 21 Finale live on Fox Sports 1 in two weeks (Sunday, July 12, 2015). The event will be held inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Finale will be headlined by a welterweight contest between Jake Ellenberger and Stephen Thompson. MMAOddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

June 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

There has been some doubt as to whether or not Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight Champion will be able to defend his crown at UFC 189 due to a reported rib injury, so the promotion will be flying in Chad Mendes as a back-up plan to fight Conor McGregor should something happen. Just in case,…

June 22nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has kept busy lately, announcing a plethora of headlining bouts leading into a very exciting summer (and fall) season of combat. With that in mind, professional MMAoddsmaker Nick Kalikas has been up to the task and today he has released the opening lines for five future UFC main events via…

June 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 138 will air its main card live on Spike TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT mext Friday night (June 19, 2015). The event will be held inside the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight contest between UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock and the…

June 13th, 2015
Matty

Unlike most MMA fight cards, there are differing opinions from bettors at 5Dimes and the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook on both the main and co-main events for Saturday’s UFC 188 in Mexico City. Usually the Friday night before a Saturday Pay-Per-View card, the favorites in the biggest bouts have already seen their prices reach over-inflated levels from the opening…

June 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

CES MMA 29 will air its main card live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT tonight (June 12, 2015). The event will be held inside the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. The event will be headlined by a welterweight contest between UFC veteran Chuck O’Neil and Dominique Steel. The…

June 4th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced two title fights in the last 24 hours for as yet unspecified events. MMAOddsmaker Nick Kalikas was quickly called to action and we now have opening betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbooks for both the UFC Light Heavyweight and UFC Middleweight title bouts featuring Daniel Cormier (c) vs Alexander Gustafsson…

April 26th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC will take a week off following UFC 186 this Saturday, and make the long trek down to Australia once again for UFC Fight Night 65 on May 9th. The card will air on UFC Fight Pass starting at 7:45pm on Saturday evening, providing a Sunday matinee for the local Adelaide crowd. There is…

March 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Next Saturday the Octagon travels back to Brazil for a Fox Sports 1 event with former title challenger Demian Maia in the headlining position. Maia’s last opportunity in a main event in Brazil saw him drop a somewhat surprising decision to Jake Shields after five technical rounds of grappling. He could be in for much…

February 25th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Before Ronda Rousey squares off against Cat Zingano at UFC 184, another promotion will get an opportunity to shine earlier in the day as Finland’s Cage promotion will be holding its 29th event at the Cultural Centre in Helsinki. The show will be headlined by a lightweight tilt between UFC veteran and Finnish fighter Anton…

November 25th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Next weekend (December 6, 2014) looks to showcase several of Europe’s top talents as Polish promotion KSW (Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki) returns after a two month break for its 29th event. Headlining the main event, which will take place at Krakow Arena in Krakow, Poland, will be a featured middleweight attraction between top Polish middleweight veteran…

June 7th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to pay-per-view (PPV) next week (June 14, 2014) with an action-packed main card headlined by a battle for the UFC Flyweight title. The event will take place at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada, and lines will be offered on all five of the main card bouts courtesy of MMA oddsmaker…