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May 17th, 2019
MMA OddsBreaker

Watch the Official GLORY 65 weigh-ins in Amsterdam ahead of fight night May 17th! Professional Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened official betting odds for GLORY 65 a few moments ago: GLORY Kickboxing 65: Utrecht May 17, 2019 Central Studios Utrecht, Netherlands Main Card (3pm ET – UFC FightPass) GLORY Middleweight Title Jason Wilnis +220 Alex Pereira…

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May 16th, 2019
Shaun Peterson

The MMA Analysis is back this week minus Jay, who had to break his podcasting iron man streak. The guys went over what’s going on in the sports world then dove into last weeks UFC PPV card. Save for the main event it was a said night for veteran Brazilian fighters. Jessica Andrade made up…

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May 16th, 2019
Adam Martin.

MMAOB staff writer Adam Martin takes a deeper look at the main event of UFC Fight Night 152, a five-round welterweight bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee. Rafael dos Anjos (-120) RDA (28-11) is the former UFC lightweight champion and sports an overall record of 17-9 in the Octagon. The 34-year-old Brazilian has…

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May 16th, 2019
Chris White

Kevin Lee vs Rafael Dos Anjos A welterweight fight headlines this weekend’s card in Rochester, NY. Lee should be stronger and healthier at 170 than compared to 155. The same can be said for the former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos as well. This is a bit of a tricky fight to call and really…

May 16th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Bellator recently announced some of the bouts for the upcoming Bellator 223 and Bellator 224 events. Here are the new fights, along with my thoughts on the new matchups below: Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Lovato Jr., Bellator 223 Bellator 223 takes place June 22 at SSE Arena in London, England, and the main event sees…

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May 15th, 2019
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2019 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) has now reached May. Here’s the first look at the top 20 leaderboard post-UFC 237: Original ToutMaster Champion BigMarley has moved up to the top spot at 137.70 points. He looks to become the first ever multiple time champion of the competition. Franco_914 is in second place…

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May 15th, 2019
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced six huge bouts for this summer featuring a plethora of champions and top title contenders in five different weight classes. MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas has opened betting odds for the six contests. The first bout, a lightweight contest between Donald Cerrone and Tony Ferguson, will take place at UFC 238…

May 15th, 2019
Adam Martin.

During UFC 237 fight week, PokerStars and the UFC officially announced more details of their partnership. Of note, UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier along with light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker and cage announcer Bruce Buffer were revealed as the UFC’s new PokerStars ambassadors. In a press release, the UFC and PokerStars stated the following: “PokerStars,…

May 15th, 2019
Adam Martin.

The UFC recently announced its return to Sacramento, California, set for July 13 at Golden 1 Center. A number of new bouts have been added to the card, and my initial thoughts on them are below. Nicco Montano vs. Sara McMann, UFC Fight Night 155 Former UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano will return to…

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May 14th, 2019
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 152 takes place Saturday, May 18 at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the betting odds for the full card, and here they are. UFC Fight Night 152 Opening Odds Kevin Lee -135 Rafael dos Anjos -105 Aspen Ladd -305 Sijara Eubanks +225 Vicente Luque…

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May 14th, 2019
Jay Primetown

Five Props is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here are five UFC 237 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks. 1) Viviane Araujo by Knockout (+1275) In her UFC debut, Viviane…

May 14th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Two huge fights have been revealed for summer fight cards. The bouts are listed below, along with my first takes on both. Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar, UFC 240 The UFC featherweight championship will be on the line as Max Holloway takes on Frankie Edgar at UFC 240, taking place July 27 at Rogers Place…

May 13th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Two of the best lightweights in the world are about to scrap less than a month away, and below are my thoughts on this brilliant matchup between two of the most exciting fighters on the UFC roster. Tony Ferguson vs. Donald Cerrone, UFC 238 A lightweight matchup between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone has been…

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May 12th, 2019
Jay Primetown

UFC 237 took place Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The card was headlined by Rose Namajunas defending her strawweight title against Jessica Andrade. Closing odds are courtesy of BetDSI. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights. Favorites that Won Jessica Andrade struggled early on, but landed a power slam…

May 12th, 2019
MMA OddsBreaker

Watch the UFC 237 Post-fight Press Conference video following the event. Official UFC 237 Results: Jessica Andrade def. Rose Namajunas via knockout (slam) – Wins Strawweight Title – Round 2, 2:58 Jared Cannonier def. Anderson Silva via TKO (kick) – Round 1, 4:47 Alexander Volkanovski def. Jose Aldo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Laureano…

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May 11th, 2019
Brian Hemminger

Tomorrow (May 12, 2019), Chael Sonnen will present the eighth installment of the submission-only grappling competition Submission Underground 8 from the Roseland Theater Portland, Oregon. The event will begin at 6 p.m. (ET) and for the first time will be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass The main event features Jake Shields against Austin Vanderford….

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May 11th, 2019
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker.com’s picks contest has returned for 2019 and just like last year, we’re keeping a running tally of our staff’s fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. After 14 events thus far in 2019, we have quite a battle brewing for the top spot. Brad Taschuk is first place with an overall…

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May 11th, 2019
Reed Kuhn

Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn (@Fightnomics) organizes the Fightmetric data of all fights for each UFC event. When there is enough data on both fighters, he’s able to create an “Uber Tale of the Tape,” which showcases what he feels highlights some of the most important match-up data in a fight. Data includes fighter age, knockdowns,…

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May 11th, 2019
Chris White

Douglas Lima vs Michael Page This will be a bit of a short write up. Page is good, but he hasn’t faced very many quality opponents. Dailey being his toughest fight to date, and it was an underwhelming performance from him. Lima will no doubt not be an easy fight for Page. Having beat plenty…

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May 11th, 2019
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Oddscast. Our UFC 237 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in fight week right here…

May 10th, 2019
MMA OddsBreaker

Watch the UFC 237: Namajunas vs Andrade Ceremonial Weigh-in Video. Official UFC 237 Weigh-In Results: MAIN CARD (ESPN+ pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Rose Namajunas (114.5) vs. Jessica Andrade (114.5) – for strawweight title Jared Cannonier (184.5) vs. Anderson Silva (185) Jose Aldo (146) vs. Alexander Volkanovski (145.5) Thiago Alves (170.5) vs. Laureano Staropoli (170.5)…

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May 10th, 2019
Kyle Marley

If you are just starting out in DFS MMA here are some common terms and their meanings that you will hear every week along with the general rules of MMA DFS: GPP = Guaranteed Prize Pool (aka tournaments where the top ~25% of the field get paid) Cash Games = H2Hs, 50/50s, Double-Ups Stacking =…

May 10th, 2019
James Lynch

LFA 66 takes place at Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah, on Friday (May. 10, 2019) at 9 p.m. ET live on AXS TV. TUF 27’s Tyler Diamond competes for the first time since last July against Jon Neal in the main event. Diamond (9-1) is coming off his first career loss to Bryce…

May 10th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Bellator 221 takes place Saturday, May 11 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the betting odds for the full card, and here they are. Bellator 221 Opening Odds Michael Chandler -265 Patricio Freire +185 Douglas Lima -335 Michael Page +245 AJ McKee -300 Pat Curran +220 Jake Hager -600…

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May 10th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Justin Ledet vs. Dalcha Lungiambula, UFC on ESPN 3 A heavyweight bout between Justin Ledet and Dalcha Lungiambula is also scheduled for UFC on ESPN 3. Ledet (9-2, 1 NC) opened up his UFC career with three straight wins as a heavyweight but has since gone 0-2 since moving down to 205lbs, including a brutal 15-second…

May 9th, 2019
Shaun Peterson

Well that was a fairly dreadful UFC Fight Night card last week, but at least Cowboy and Iaquinta saved it a bit with an action packed main event. The guys went through last weeks card, made fun of a bunch of Canadians and somehow won a consensus bet. After that the guys broke down this…

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May 9th, 2019
NickKalikas

Two Hawaiian warriors face off in the first PFL event for 2019. Being cousins doesn’t seem to be a problem for them, as both men sound ready for war. Here are my thoughts on the fight from a betting perspective. Ray Cooper Known for his spectacular title run last season where he wiped out Jake…

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May 9th, 2019
Chris White

Alex Volkanovski vs. Jose Aldo Volkanovski’s toughest fight to date is this weekend and while he has performed very well ever since debuting for MMA’s premiere organization in late 2016, he might be at a disadvantage this weekend. Plenty of fans completely wrote off Aldo after suffering back-to-back losses against Max Holloway. He was an…

May 9th, 2019
Adam Martin.

PFL 12 takes place Thursday, May 9 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. PFL 12 Opening Odds Kayla Harrison -1250 Larissa Pacheco +625 Magomed Magomedkerimov -1050 John Howard +550 Ray Cooper III -615 Zane Kamaka +405 Sarah Kaufman -1200 Morgan…

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May 9th, 2019
Mikes MMA Picks

Beyond The Odds series shines a spotlight on the intangibles of 3 fighters for each UFC card.  Here are 3 of the more intriguing fighters competing at UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jessica Andrade Don’t let Jessica Andrade’s Lilliputian-like 5’2” frame and 62” of reach fool you.  She’s a savage. “Bata Estaca” is…

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May 9th, 2019
Adam Martin.

A trio of new women’s bouts have been announced for upcoming events. Here are the fights, along with my initial thoughts on them. Emily Whitmire vs. Amanda Ribas, UFC on ESPN 3 An intriguing women’s strawweight bout between Emily Whitmire and Amanda Ribas has been scheduled for UFC on ESPN 3, taking place June 29…

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May 8th, 2019
Adam Martin.

UFC 237 takes place Saturday, May 11 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the betting odds for the full card, and here they are. UFC 237 Opening Odds Rose Namajunas -140 Jessica Andrade +100 Jose Aldo -185 Alex Volkanovski +145 Jared Cannonier -150 Anderson Silva +110 Diego…

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May 8th, 2019
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC on ESPN+ 9 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com. Mitch Gagnon vs. Cole Smith Gagnon: Coming off a long absence, he struggled with his cardio. He…

May 8th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Two of the best middleweights in the world are set to clash later this summer, and below are my initial thoughts on the booking. Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa, UFC 241 A middleweight matchup between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa will take place at UFC 241, which is set for August 17 at Honda Centre…

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May 7th, 2019
Jay Primetown

Five Props is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here are five UFC on ESPN+ 9 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks. 1) Donald Cerrone by Decision (+410) Donald Cerrone put…

May 7th, 2019
Adam Martin.

The UFC has been busy announcing new bouts for its upcoming ESPN Fight Night cards later this spring, and the UFC Greenville card is no exception. Below are my thoughts on the new fights added to the event. Dan Ige vs. Kevin Aguilar, UFC Fight Night 154 An intriguing featherweight fight between Dan Ige and…

May 6th, 2019
Adam Martin.

UFC executive David Shaw spoke to reporters following UFC Fight Night 151 from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Here’s some news and notes from the event’s post-fight press conference: Attendance at Canadian Tire Centre was 10,960. The gate was 1.08 million Canadian and 807,000 U.S. “Fight of the Night” went to Donald Cerrone vs. Al Iaquinta. “Performance…

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May 5th, 2019
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article, which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article, I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of April.   Xtreme Fight Night 357 (Tulsa, Oklahoma) – Apr. 4 …

May 4th, 2019
MMA OddsBreaker

Catch what Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone had to say after one of the biggest wins of his career over Al Iaquinta at UFC Ottawa! Official UFC on ESPN+ 9 Results: Donald Cerrone def. Al Iaquinta via unanimous decision (49-45, 49-45, 49-45) Derek Brunson def. Elias Theodorou via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Shane Burgos def. Cub…

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May 4th, 2019
Jay Primetown

UFC on ESPN+ 9 took place Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The card was headlined by an exciting lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Al Iaquinta. Closing odds are courtesy of BetDSI. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights. Favorites that Won Shane Burgos landed the bigger punches as he…

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May 4th, 2019
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release (or choose to sign elsewhere) from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC or Bellator – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In…

May 4th, 2019
Reed Kuhn

Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn (@Fightnomics) organizes the Fightmetric data of all fights for each UFC event. When there is enough data on both fighters, he’s able to create an “Uber Tale of the Tape,” which showcases what he feels highlights some of the most important match-up data in a fight. Data includes fighter age, knockdowns,…

May 4th, 2019
MMA OddsBreaker

MMAOddsBreaker.com’s picks contest has returned for 2019 and just like last year, we’re keeping a running tally of our staff’s fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. After 13 events thus far in 2019, we have quite a battle brewing for the top spot. Brad Taschuk is first place with an overall…

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May 3rd, 2019
Kyle Marley

Big Marley’s UFC on ESPN+9 Breakdown If you are just starting out in DFS MMA here are some common terms and their meanings that you will hear every week along with the general rules of MMA DFS:   GPP = Guaranteed Prize Pool (aka tournaments where the top ~25% of the field get paid) Cash…

May 3rd, 2019
MMA OddsBreaker

The stars of Fight Night Ottawa faced off after weighing in on Friday Morning featuring headliners Al Iaquinta and Donald Cerrone. Official UFC on ESPN+ 9 Weigh-in Results: MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET) Al Iaquinta (155) vs. Donald Cerrone (155.5) Derek Brunson (185.75) vs. Elias Theodorou (184.5) Shane Burgos (146) vs. Cub Swanson (145.75)…

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May 3rd, 2019
Chris White

UFC Ottawa Prop Betting Selection Derek Brunson vs. Elias Theodorou Lined at a pick ‘em I have to outright favor Derek Brunson. Despite facing the better opposition Brunson is also the more athletic and quicker fighter of the two. Suffering back to back losses I am in belief Brunson bounces back here with a decision…

May 3rd, 2019
Pig Lord

As Bellator are making more of a name for themselves in Europe, one of the company’s top lightweights heads to Birmingham, England, to take on a relatively unknown regional fighter in Tim Wilde. If you’re looking at Wikipedia records, it seems logical Primus is -455 and Wilde is +350, but that doesn’t tell the entire…

May 3rd, 2019
James Lynch

LFA 65 takes place at the Dobson Arena in Vail, Colorado, on Friday (May. 3, 2019) at 9 p.m. ET live on AXS TV. Former LFA title challenger Brandon Royval faces UFC veteran Joby Sanchez in the main event. Royval (8-4) had his three-fight win streak snapped in his last fight when he suffered a…

May 3rd, 2019
Adam Martin.

Fans have been asking for weeks what the main event of UFC Fight Night 154 would be, and for the longest time, no one knew. The event takes place June 22 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, and with local boy Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson unavailable to fight so soon after the beating…

May 3rd, 2019
Shaun Peterson

The MMA Analysis is back with a packed show this week. The guys touched on Rory MacDonald’s struggles, Brock Lesnar not being a big deal according to a random Twitterer, and Sage Northcutt going to Hollywood. With the big MMA news out of the way the guys went over last weeks UFC card with Greg…

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May 2nd, 2019
Mikes MMA Picks

Beyond The Odds series shines a spotlight on the intangibles of three fighters for each UFC card. Here are 3 of the more intriguing fighters competing at UFC on ESPN+ 9 this Saturday as we head north of the border to Ottawa, Canada. Matt Sayles Matt “Robo” Sayles has been groomed under the tutelage of…