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December 29th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg gets up close…

December 28th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews UFC 155…

December 28th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews UFC 155…

December 14th, 2012
Staff

UFC On FX 6 and TUF 16 Finale Betting Preview, Picks, and Fight Card Analysis From MMAOddsbreaker Listen up as hosts Professional MMA Bettor Luca Fury and Leading MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas preview the upcoming UFC On FX 6 and TUF 16 Finale fight cards from a betting perspective. Before you place your UFC On…

December 14th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Matchup: Roy Nelson (-210) vs. Matt Mitrione (+160) in main event heavyweight bout Location: Hard Rock, Las Vegas, NV Time: 9 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, December 15, 2012 How to watch: FX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Roy Nelson MMA Record: 17-7 UFC Record: 4-3 Age: 36 Nationality: American…

December 14th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Matchup: Mike Ricci (-245) vs. Colton Smith (+185) for TUF 16 title Location: Hard Rock, Las Vegas, Nevada Time: 9 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, December 15, 2012 How to Watch: FX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Mike Ricci MMA Record: 7-2 UFC Record: 0-0 Age: 26 Nationality: Canadian Height: 6-0…

December 14th, 2012
Jason Nawara

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale is coming at us live this Saturday from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s been a tumultuous season to say the least, and it’s less-than-stellar cast members aren’t being invited to fight on the undercard like in previous years. That gives us a surprisingly stacked preliminary…

December 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: December 15, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Heavyweight Contender Roy Nelson (-210) Profile: Winner of The Ultimate Fighter Season 10, outspoken, big-bellied heavyweight Roy Nelson (17-7) may be undersized and seemingly out of shape, but he is a student of the MMA game and always exciting. His grappling credentials are…

December 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: December 15, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Heavyweight Contender Shane del Rosario (-145) Profile: After a car accident threatened his life and career in 2011, Shane del Rosario (11-1) made a near miraculous recovery and a year later was transferred from Strikeforce with an 11-0 record into the UFC heavyweight division….

December 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: December 15, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Lightweight Contender Jamie Varner (-140) Profile: A UFC vet and the former WEC lightweight champ, Jamie Varner (20-7-1, 2 NC) was cut by the WEC following an 0-3-1 run as the organization closed its doors in late 2010. Looking to fight his way back…

December 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: December 15, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Featherweight Contender Dustin Poirier (-170) Profile: At only 23 years old and almost a horrifyingly complete fighter, Dustin Poirier (12-2) is a featherweight who will have a long career in the UFC. His work ethic, superb ground game and strong striking make him a…

December 14th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews UFC…

December 14th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews UFC…

December 14th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews TUF…

December 14th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews UFC…

December 13th, 2012
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 6 takes place Friday night live from the Gold Coast, Australia, and not only is there an awesome main card, there’s also a solid preliminary card as well. Following is a betting preview of the six preliminary matches. In the main event of the prelims, Top 3 UFC featherweight Chad Mendes takes on Yaotzin Meza in…

December 12th, 2012
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 6 takes place this Friday night in Australia, and the main card features the two finals of “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Australia vs. Team U.K.” In the welterweight tournament final, Australian Robert Whittaker takes on Brit Brad Scott, while in the lightweight tournament finals it’s England’s Colin Fletcher against Northern Ireland’s Norman…

December 11th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC on FX 6 Matchup: George Sotiropoulos (-145) vs. Ross Pearson (+115) Location: Gold Coast, Australia Time: 9 p.m. (ET) on Friday, December 14, 2012 How to Watch: FX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: George Sotiropoulos MMA Record: 14-4 UFC Record: 7-2 Age: 35 Nationality: Australian Height: 5-10 Weight: 155 pounds Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Camp: American Top Team Strengths: BJJ, grappling,…

December 11th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC on FX 6 Matchup: Hector Lombard (-250) vs. Rousimar Palhares (+190) Location: Gold Coast, Australia Time: 9 p.m. (ET) on Friday, December 14, 2012 How to Watch: FX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Hector “Shango” Lombard MMA Record: 31-3-1, 1 NC UFC Record: 0-1 Age: 34 Nationality: Cuban Height: 5-8 Weight: 185 pounds Style: Boxing/Judo Camp: American Top Team…

December 10th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC ON FX 6: December 14, 2012 Australia UFC Lightweight Contender George Sotiropoulos (-145) Profile: A proprietor of the 10th Planet brand of Jiu-Jitsu, George Sotiropoulos (14-4) is deadly on the ground. The 35-year-old Australian smothers his opponents and uses his freakishly long limbs to wear them down into an eventual decision. Of his 14…

December 9th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC ON FX 6: December 14, 2012 Australia UFC Middleweight Contender Hector Lombard (-250) Profile: Hector Lombard (31-3-1) is coming off a very disappointing UFC debut against Tim Boetsch as the former Bellator middleweight champion. The 34-year-old Cuban has a fourth-degree black belt in Judo and was originally slated to make his first appearance with the…

December 8th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews MMA…

December 8th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews Bellator…

December 8th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews LFC…

December 8th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews LFC…

December 8th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews LFC…

December 8th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives for their upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews LFC…

December 8th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Bellator 84 Matchup: Richard Hale (-155) vs. Alexander Volkov (+125) for Heavyweight Championship Location: The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, Hammond, Indiana Time: 8 p.m. (ET) on Friday, December 14, 2012 How to Watch: Spike.com, MTV2 TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Richard “Rare Breed” Hale MMA Record: 21-4-1 Bellator Record: 6-1 Age: 27 Nationality: American Height:…

December 8th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Bellator 84 Matchup: Dave Jansen (-165) vs. Marcin Held (+135) in Lightweight Tournament Finals Location: The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, Hammond, Indiana Time: 8 p.m. (ET) on Friday, December 14, 2012 How to Watch: Spike.com, MTV2 TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Dave Jansen MMA Record: 18-2 Bellator Record: 5-0 Age: 33 Nationality: American Height:…

December 7th, 2012
Staff

UFC On Fox 5 Betting Preview, Picks, and Fight Card Analysis From MMAOddsbreaker Listen up as hosts Professional MMA Bettor Luca Fury and Leading MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas preview the upcoming UFC On Fox 5 fight card from a betting perspective. Before you place your UFC On Fox 5 bets, get true inside information for…

December 7th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Cage Warriors 50 Date: Saturday, December 8 Location: Glasgow, Scotland How to Watch: Main card streams on MMAjunkie.com at 4 p.m. (ET) The U.K.’s premier MMA organization stages its 50th event on Saturday as Cage Warriors is back for another installment. In the main event of the evening, bantamweight Paul McVeigh takes on Brandon Hempleman. McVeigh opened as a decent…

December 7th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC on FOX 5 Matchup: Benson Henderson (-150) vs. Nate Diaz (+120) for the UFC lightweight title Location: KeyArena, Seattle, Washington, United States Time: 8 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, December 8, 2012 How to watch: FOX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Benson “Smooth” Henderson MMA Record: 17-2 UFC Record: 5-0 Age: 29 Nationality: American Height: 5-9 Weight: 155 pounds…

December 7th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC on FOX 5 Matchup: Alexander Gustafsson (-210) vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (+170) Location: KeyArena, Seattle, Washington, United States Time: 8 p.m. (ET) on Friday, December 8, 2012 How to watch: FOX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Alexander Gustafsson (-210) MMA Record: 14-1 UFC Record: 6-1 Age: 25 Nationality: Swedish Height: 6-5 Weight: 205 pounds Style: Striker…

December 7th, 2012
Jason Nawara

This Saturday night at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington, the highly anticipated UFC on FOX 5 event hits the airwaves. But before the incredible main card, there is an equally stacked undercard full of fights to look at and breakdown. On Facebook.com at 4:20 p.m. (ET), longtime WEC vet Scott Jorgensen (13-6) kicks off UFC…

December 7th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg talks UFC On…

December 7th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews MMA legend…

December 7th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 5: December 8, 2012 Seattle, Washington UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson (-150) Profile: The former WEC lightweight champion and the man to dethrone Frankie Edgar from his 155-pound UFC title, Benson “Smooth” Henderson (17-2) has done nothing but impress in his six-year MMA career. He has a complete fighting game, from a…

December 7th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 5: December 8, 2012 Seattle, Washington UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Alexander Gustafssson (-210) Profile: Alexander Gustafsson (14-1) has made his mark on the UFC light heavyweight division in the last few years. The 25-year-old Swede’s single loss comes to another light heavyweight youngster who is also working his way to the top…

December 7th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 5: December 8, 2012 Seattle, Washington UFC Welterweight Contender Rory MacDonald (-240) Profile: A man who many consider the future of MMA, Rory MacDonald (13-1) is just 23 years of age, with his only loss coming against interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit in what was a fairly competitive bout until the end. MacDonald trains…

December 7th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 5: December 8, 2012 Seattle, Washington UFC Welterweight Contender Mike Swick Profile: When Mike Swick (15-4) stepped inside the Octagon at UFC on FOX 4, it was nearly 30 months since his last fight when a darce choke caused him to tap out to Paulo Thiago at UFC 109. Misdiagnosed with a…

December 7th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg hits up UFC…

December 7th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Bellator 83 Matchup: Zoila Gurgel (-125) vs. Jessica Eye (-105), Women’s Featured Bout Location: Atlantic City, NJ Time: 8 p.m. (ET) How to watch: Spike.com, MTV2 TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Zoila Gurgel MMA Record: 12-1 Bellator Record: 6-0 Age: 28 Nationality: American Height: 5-5 Weight: 125 pounds Style: Muay Thai/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Camp: Team Jorge Gurgel Strengths: Well-rounded,…

December 7th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Bellator 83 Matchup: Rad Martinez (-170) vs. Shahbulat Shamhalaev (+130), Bellator Season 7 Featherweight Tournament Final Location: Atlantic City, NJ Time: 8 p.m. (ET) How to watch: Spike.com, MTV2 TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Rad Martinez MMA Record: 14-2 Bellator Record: 4-0 Age: 25 Nationality: American Height: 5-6 Weight: 145 pounds Style: Wrestling Camp: Victory MMA Strengths: Wrestling, will to win, heart, power Weaknesses: Finishing ability, no submission…

December 7th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews Bellator 83…

December 7th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg gets knocked out…

December 7th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews Bellator Womens…

December 6th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews XFC 21…

December 5th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg talks XFC 21…

December 5th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews XFC 21…

November 30th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Bellator 82 Matchup: Andrey Koreshkov (-160) vs. Lyman Good (+130), Bellator Season 7 Welterweight Tournament Final Location: Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan Time: 8 p.m. (ET) How to watch: Spike.com, MTV2 TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Andrey “Spartan” Koreshkov (-160) MMA Record: 12-0 Bellator Record: 4-0 Age: 22 Nationality: Russian Height: 6-0 Weight: 170 pounds Style: Striker Camp: RusFighters Sport Club Strengths: Undefeated,…

November 30th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Bellator 82 Matchup: Alexander Sarnavskiy (-525) vs. Tony Hervey (+325) Location: Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan Time: 8 p.m. (ET) How to watch: Spike.com, MTV2 TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Alexander Sarnavskiy (-525) MMA Record: 20-1 Bellator Record: 0-1 Age: 23 Nationality: Russian Height: 5-11 Weight: 155 pounds Style: Striker/Submissions Camp: RusFighter Sport Club Strengths: Striking, offensive Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, length, heart Weaknesses: Takedown…