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January 29th, 2019
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 144 takes place Saturday, February 2 at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the full odds for the card, and here they are. UFC Fight Night 144 Opening Odds Marlon Moraes -215 Raphael Assuncao +165 Renato Moicano -120 Jose Aldo -120 Demian Maia…

January 29th, 2019
Adam Martin.

UFC Prague (UFC Fight Night 145) is set to take place February 23 at The O2 Arena in the capital city of the Czech Republic. The main event of the card is a light heavyweight bout between Thiago Santos and Jan Blachowicz, and now the UFC is starting to fill the card out by announcing…

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January 28th, 2019
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at heavyweight Jair Rozenstruik as he makes his UFC debut against Brazilian Junior Albini at UFC on ESPN+2 in Fortaleza, Brazil. Jair Rozenstruik Hometown: Paramaribo, Suriname Age: 30 Height: 6’2” Reach: Weight Class: Heavyweight Camp:…

January 28th, 2019
Adam Martin.

UFC 234 is set to take place less than two weeks from now at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. With the card quickly coming up, there have unfortunately been some injuries and a couple of fights have been affected. Here’s an update on the latest fights for UFC 234 in today’s MMA odds and…

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January 28th, 2019
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2019 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) began with the first event of 2019 with UFC on ESPN+ 1 in Brooklyn, New York. Here’s the first look at the top 20 leaderboard: CONMAN999 starts the year at the top of the leaderboard with a tremendous 17.25 point event. He picked the first twelve fights…

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January 27th, 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+ 1 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks. 1) Henry Cejudo by Knockout (+750) In a stunning…

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January 26th, 2019
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC on ESPN+ 1 in Brooklyn, New York. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com. Chance Rencountre vs. Kyle Stewart Rencountre: His wrestling game is underrated and it showed in this bout…

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January 25th, 2019
James Lynch

LFA 58 takes place at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Friday (Jan. 25, 2019) at 10pm ET live on AXS TV. In the main event, top lightweight prospect Harvey Park faces Jaleel Willis. Park (10-2) has won eight of his last nine fights with his lone loss coming against current LFA…

January 25th, 2019
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts have been revealed for upcoming fight cards, and I’ll give my thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Damir Hadzovic vs. Marco Polo Reyes, UFC Fight Night 145 Lightweights Damir Hadzovic and Marco Polo Reyes are set to fight at UFC Fight Night 145, taking place February…

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January 25th, 2019
Adam Martin.

Bellator 214 takes place Saturday, January 26 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the full odds for the card, and here they are. Bellator 214 Opening Odds Ryan Bader -170 Fedor Emelianenko +130 Aaron Pico -555 Henry Corrales =365 Jake Hager -400 J.W. Kiser +300 Juan Archuleta -135 Ricky…

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January 24th, 2019
Adam Martin.

The Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix will continue to move along with the last quarterfinal bout to be booked, and I’ll give my thoughts on this new matchup in today’s MMA odds and ends. Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch, Bellator Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald will put his belt on the line in the quarterfinals of…

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January 23rd, 2019
Adam Martin.

Two of the best middleweights on the planet are set to clash in a long-awaited bout later this spring, and I’ll give my initial thoughts on the matchup in today’s MMA odds and ends. Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa, UFC on ESPN 3 Top-ranked middleweights Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa will clash in the main…

January 22nd, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin recap the UFC on ESPN+1 card and answer all of your MMA questions.  Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for anything…

January 21st, 2019
Adam Martin.

We just saw the UFC men’s flyweight title defended by Henry Cejudo with his TKO win over TJ Dillashaw over this past weekend at UFC on ESPN+ 1, and now it loooks like the women’s flyweight title is going to be defended soon, as well. According to UFC president Dana White, who spoke to reporters…

January 21st, 2019
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were revealed over the weekend. Here they are, along with my initial thoughts on them. Rustam Khabilov vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira, UFC Fight Night 145 A pair of lightweights meet at UFC Fight Night 145 when Rustam Khabilov fights Carlos Diego Ferreira. The card takes place February 23 at…

January 20th, 2019
Jay Primetown

UFC on ESPN+ 1 took place Saturday, January 19, 2019 in Brookyln, New York. The card was headlined by flyweight champion Henry Cejudo defending his title against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Closing odds are courtesy of BetDSI. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights. Favorites that Won Gregor Gillespie only absorbed one punch…

January 19th, 2019
Brian Hemminger

New Year, new contest! MMAOddsBreaker.com’s staff picks have 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. Everyone has a clean slate with the new year, and we’ve returned three new staff member to the our special picks…

January 19th, 2019
Brian Hemminger

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,…

January 19th, 2019
Brian Hemminger

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Dana White Contender Series Winner Alonzo Menifield as he makes his UFC debut against fellow debutant Vinicius Moreira at UFC on ESPN+1 in Brooklyn, New York. Alonzo Menifield Hometown: Plano, TexasAge: 31Height: 6’1”Reach: 76”Weight…

January 18th, 2019
James Lynch

LFA 57 takes place at 1STBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado on Friday (Jan. 18, 2019) at 10pm ET live on AXS TV. Two of the best featherweight prospects in North America clash in the main event as Factory-X standout Youssef Zalal faces Jose Mariscal. Zalal (6-0) gets a quick turnaround as he made short work…

January 18th, 2019
Pig Lord

The first UFC card for 2019 seems to have plenty of good betting opportunities. One of the fights that caught my eye was a welterweight showdown between Geoff Neal and Belal Muhammad. Geoff Neal Fighting out of Fortis MMA, a team on the rise at the moment, Geoff Neal has looked excellent in his two…

January 18th, 2019
Adam Martin.

UFC London is set with its main and co-main event. The card takes place March 16 at The O2 Arena in London, England, and my thoughts on the two new high-profile bouts added to the card are below. Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal, UFC Fight Night 147 An exciting welterweight matchup between Darren Till and…

January 17th, 2019
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look ahead to the first ever UFC main event on ESPN+ as bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw drops down to flyweight to take on champion Henry Cejudo in an attempt to…

January 16th, 2019
Adam Martin.

A pair of high-profile bouts in the UFC lightweight and heavyweight divisions have been added to upcoming fight cards, and I’ll give my initial thoughts on these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Justin Gaethje vs. Edson Barboza, UFC Fight Night 148 An exciting lightweight bout between strikers Justin Gaethje and Edson Barboza…

January 16th, 2019
Adam Martin.

A couple of exciting welterweight bouts were revealed for upcoming March fight cards, and I’ll give my initial thoughts on these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Curtis Millender vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos, UFC Fight Night 146 Surging welterweights Curtis Millender and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos will meet at UFC Fight Night…

January 16th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin answer any of your MMA questions for the next hour.  Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for anything your purchase during…

January 15th, 2019
Adam Martin.

A pair of upcoming fight cards have received updates to them, and I’ll give my thoughts on the new bouts in today’s MMA odds and ends. Chance Rencountre vs. Kyle Stewart, UFC on ESPN+ 1 (UFC Fight Night 143) We hopefully have the last fight card update for the UFC on ESPN+ 1 card this…

January 14th, 2019
Brian Hemminger

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at former KSW Strawweight Champion Ariane Lipski as she makes her UFC debut against veteran Scottish fighter Joanne Calderwood at UFC on ESPN+ 1 in Brooklyn, New York. Ariane “The Violence Queen” Lipski Hometown: Curitiba,…

January 14th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin preview UFC on ESPN+1 card and answer all of your MMA questions.  Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for anything your…

January 14th, 2019
Adam Martin.

UFC matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard have been very busy less than two weeks into 2019. The UFC continued its recent run of fight reveals over the weekend, and the new bouts are listed below along with my first thoughts on them. Glover Teixeira vs. Karl Roberson, UFC on ESPN+ 1 (UFC FN 144)…

January 13th, 2019
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at former NFL Pro Bowler Greg Hardy as he makes his much anticipated UFC debut against Allen Crowder striker at UFC on ESPN+ 1 in Brooklyn, New York. Greg Hardy Hometown: Millington, TennesseeAge: 30Height: 6’5”Reach:…

January 12th, 2019
Brian Hemminger

A UFC light heavyweight title bout was announced earlier today between champion Jon Jones and challenger Anthony Smith. Jones (23-1, 1 no contest) returned from suspension last week to earn an impressive third round TKO victory over rival Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232 in a rematch. Jones is widely considered the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in…

January 11th, 2019
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 143 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 1) takes place Saturday, January 19 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the full odds for the card, and here they are. UFC Fight Night 143 Opening Odds TJ Dillashaw -175 Henry Cejudo +135 Greg Hardy -245 Allen…

January 10th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin answer your questions for the next hour. Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for anything your purchase during your visit. Watch…

January 9th, 2019
Adam Martin.

The UFC is returning to “The City of Brotherly Love” and a couple of fights have already been announced for the event. Those fights, plus a couple other newly-revealed UFC bouts in today’s MMA odds and ends. Polyana Viana vs. Hannah Cifer, UFC 235 Strawweights Polyana Viana and Hannah Cifers will meet at UFC 235,…

January 9th, 2019
Adam Martin.

The UFC continued to announce a number of new bouts for its upcoming cards. Here are the new matchups, along with my initial thoughts on them. David Teymur vs. Charles Oliveira, UFC Fight Night 144 Lightweights David Teymur and Charles Oliveira will fight at UFC Fight Night 144, taking place February 2 at Centro de Formação…

January 7th, 2019
Adam Martin.

A number of UFC heavyweights have been booked for upcoming bouts, and I’ll give my thoughts on these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Ben Rothwell vs. Blagoy Ivanov, UFC Event in March Long-time heavvyweight contender Ben Rothwell will return to the Octagon when he takes on Blagoy Ivanov at a yet-to-be-determined UFC…

January 7th, 2019
Adam Martin.

The UFC women’s strawweight title will be up for grabs this spring. That, plus another big fight has been added to UFC 235 in today’s MMA odds and ends. Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade, UFC 237 The UFC women’s strawweight title will be on the line at UFC 237 when Rose Namajunas looks to defend…

January 7th, 2019
Adam Martin.

The UFC has booked argubaly the top fighter in the world for a quick-turnaround bout, and I’ll give my thoughts on this new matchup in today’s MMA odds and ends. Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith, UFC 235 UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will put his belt on the line against Anthony Smith at UFC…

January 7th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin hand out their awards for 2018. Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for anything your purchase during your visit. Watch today’s…

January 6th, 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 December. Serbian Battle Championship 19 – Dec. 1 (Novi Sad, Serbia)…

January 4th, 2019
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2018 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) concluded with the final event of 2018 with UFC 232 in Los Angeles, California. Here’s the final top 20 leaderboard: Half Chub had a stranglehold on first place and finished the final event strong to win his first ever ToutMaster belt. He finished the year with 347.75…

January 4th, 2019
Adam Martin.

The light heavyweight division looks to have a resurgence in 2019 as yet another high-profile bout between ranked contenders will take place in the coming months. That, plus the UFC has released another fighter, and you can read my thoughts on all of the news below in today’s MMA odds and ends. Ovince Saint-Preux vs….

January 3rd, 2019
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 232 in Los Angeles, California. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com. Brian Kelleher vs. Montel Jackson Kelleher: He was unable to deal with the size and movement of his opponent….

January 3rd, 2019
Adam Martin.

Bellator has announced a couple of big fights for upcoming fight cards, and I’ll give my thoughts on these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Juan Archuleta vs. Ricky Bandejas, Bellator 214 Featherweight contender Juan Archuleta has decided to drop down to bantamweight and he’ll take on top prospect Ricky Bandejas at Bellator…

January 2nd, 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 232 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks. 1) Montel Jackson by Submission (+1100) The fight card’s opening fight…

January 2nd, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin will be answering your MMA questions for the next hour. Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for anything your purchase during…

January 2nd, 2019
Adam Martin.

A pair of light heavyweight contenders are set to do battle at an upcoming fight card. That, plus another new UFC fight announcement in today’s edition of MMA odds and ends. Volkan Oezdemir vs. Dominick Reyes, UFC on ESPN+ 5 An intriguing light heavyweight bout between top contenders Volkan Oezdemir and Dominick Reyes will take…

January 1st, 2019
Adam Martin.

First off, Happy New Year! 2019 should be a very exciting year for the sport of MMA. But before we get to the new year, we have to talk about the PFL card that went down Monday night. PFL 11: The Championship took place New Year’s Eve at Madison Square Garden in New York City,…

December 31st, 2018
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release 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 this regular feature for MMAOddsBreaker.com,…

December 31st, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple new UFC bouts were revealed over the weekend. Here they are, along with my thoughts on them. Dennis Bermudez vs. Te Edwards, UFC on ESPN+ 1 Featherweights Dennis Bermudez and Te Edwards will meet at UFC on ESPN+ 1, which takes place January 19 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Newsday first…