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January 9th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK Saturday, January 12, 2013 Strikeforce Middleweight Contender Jacare Souza (-365) Profile: Also known as “Jacare” or “Alligator” in Portuguese, Ronaldo Souza (16-3-1) is a legend in the annals of BJJ history. After a quick start to his career in Brazil, where he went 7-1,…

January 9th, 2013
Jason Nawara

The final Strikeforce preliminary bouts in Showtime history are set to take place this Saturday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Knowing relatively well in advance that this would be the Strikeforce finale, founder and CEO Scott Coker has tried to create a stacked card full of veterans and fresh talent from…

January 8th, 2013
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 happenings, personal perspectives and sentiments on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their soon to be opponents….

January 8th, 2013
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 happenings, personal perspectives and sentiments on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their soon to be opponents….

December 30th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 158: March 16, 2013 Montreal, Quebec, Canada UFC Welterweight Contender Johny Hendricks (-170) Profile: Johny Hendricks (14-1) is riding a five-fight winning streak and coming off a shocking first-round knockout of Martin Kampmann at UFC 154. The 29-year-old was a two-time NCAA wrestling champion at Oklahoma State and also previously knocked out Koscheck’s teammate…

December 30th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

Wathch the latest episode of MMAOddsbreaker with Special Guest and MMA enigma Eddie Alvarez On this special edition of MMAOddsbreaker hosts Nick Kalikas and Miguel Iturrate are joined by special guest MMA Star Eddie Alvarez to cover the upcoming UFC On Fox 5 event. Later on in the show MMA Oddsmaker Kalikas is joined by…

December 29th, 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 talks UFC 155…

December 29th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC 155 Matchup: Junior dos Santos (-150) vs. Cain Velasquez (+120) – five rounds for UFC heavyweight championship Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV Time: 10 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, December 29, 2012 How to watch: Pay-Per-View TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Junior dos Santos MMA Record: 15-1 UFC Record: 9-0 Age:…

December 29th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC 155 Matchup: Jim Miller (-225) vs. Joe Lauzon (+175) – three-round lightweight bout, co-main event Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV Time: 10 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, December 29, 2012 How to watch: Pay-Per-View TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Jim Miller MMA Record: 21-4 UFC Record: 10-3 Age: 29…

December 29th, 2012
Jason Nawara

The holidays are over and our gifts have been unwrapped, but there is one more present for fight fans: UFC 155. This Saturday in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the final UFC show of 2012 plans to knock our socks off in a big way. The FX preliminary card bouts begin at 8…

December 29th, 2012
Matty

UFC 155: December 29, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos (-150) Profile: Junior dos Santos (15-1) is coming off a dominant second-round TKO of Frank Mir at UFC 146 on May 26 to successfully defend his UFC heavyweight title for the first time. The 27-year-old Brazilian has just one blemish on…

December 29th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 155: December 29, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Lightweight Contender Jim Miller (-225) Profile: Scrappy lightweight contender and brother of UFC vet Dan Miller, Jim Miller (21-4) has come within a win of a title shot in the lightweight division on multiple occasions. He’s the perpetual contender and one-time owner of a seven-fight winning streak…

December 29th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 155: December 29, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Middleweight Contender Costa Philippou (-130) Profile: Following an unsuccessful attempt at making a team on The Ultimate Fighter 11, Constantinos “Costa” Philippou (11-2) was still able to make it to the UFC as a late replacement to fight Nick Catone at UFC 128. Although he lost…

December 29th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 155: December 29, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Middleweight Contender Yushin Okami (-170) Profile: The last person to technically ‘”defeat” UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Yushin Okami (26-7) has had a masterful run in the UFC, going 10-2 over the last five years, with big wins over such names as Alan Belcher, Mike Swick, Mark…

December 29th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 155: December 29, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Middleweight Contender Chris Leben (-150) Profile: Making a name for himself initially as the wild man on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter, Chris Leben (22-8) has made a name for himself in the UFC over the last seven years as a fan-friendly fighter whose…

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 talks UFC 155…

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 goes to to…

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…