173 picks

May 25th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 was live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas last night (May 24, 2014) and produced great action from top to bottom, including one of the biggest upsets in UFC history in the evening’s main event. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for Performance of the…

May 25th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 173 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. Even if we have a rough night, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger will still post part two of the show so you can have…

May 24th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC 173 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ Premium bets do? Premium went 2-1 to win 4.325 units overall. Full results below. Premium UFC 173: 2-1, +4.325 units Wins: 2.5u: Vinc Pichel (+227), Michael Chiesa (-130) Losses: 2.5u: Parlay of Chris Holdsworth with Al Iaquinta at (-154) Free play: none Total on…

May 24th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brian Hemminger were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 173 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the MMAOB managing editor joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Bantamweight Title Bout (c) Renan Barao vs TJ Dillashaw UFC Light…

May 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Your Best Bets for UFC 173’s ‘Fight of the Night’ UFC 173 will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV tonight on Pay Per View starting at 10pm ET with a preliminary action kicking off at 6:30pm ET. UFC 173 comes to us with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five-fight…

May 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 173 will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV tonight on Pay Per View starting at 10pm ET with a preliminary action kicking off at 6:30pm ET. UFC 173 comes to us with 12…

May 24th, 2014
Jason Nawara

Memorial Day Weekend is always a time that’s alright for fighting, and tonight (May 24, 2014) we have a fairly-stacked UFC 173 card with a host of up and comers on the preliminary card. Let’s dive right in. In the main event of the FOX Sports 1 prelims, Michael Chiesa (10-1) will take on the…

May 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Featherweight bout: Aaron Phillips (+130) vs Sam Sicilia (-140) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Pass preliminary portion of UFC 173 will be featuring a featherweight affair between promotional newcomer Aaron Phillips and The Ultimate Fighter season 15 veteran Sam Sicilia….

May 23rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger (+190) vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (-210) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 173 main card on Pay-Per-View will feature a brawl between two top 10 fighters in the UFC’s welterweight division. Action and fireworks are expected…

May 23rd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something new we at MMAOddsBreaker.com decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC 173 today (May 24, 2014) which features a…

May 23rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: Al “Raging Bull” Iaquinta (-365) vs Mitch “Danger Zone” Clarke (+305) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 173 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will feature a lightweight contest between Long Island’s Al “Raging Bull” Iaquinta and Canada’s Mitch “Danger…

May 22nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Bantamweight bout: Chico “King” Camus (+280) vs Chris “Holds it Down” Holdsworth (-340) Fight Breakdown: The FOX Sports 1 preliminary card for UFC 173 will feature a bantamweight scrap between Milwaukee’s Chico “King” Camus and California’s Chris “Holds it Down”…

May 22nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fantasy website Kountermove is back with another freeroll for MMAOddsBreaker.com readers. If you’re not familiar with how the site works, here’s a brief snippet from the site owners, themselves. Kountermove brings the traditional fantasy format to MMA. Accumulation of points and a salary cap make fantasy MMA more intriguing than…

May 21st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: James Krause (+160) vs Jamie Varner (-185) Fight Breakdown: It’s a battle between a pair of James’ in the UFC’s lightweight division, when WEC veterans James Krause and Jamie Varner square off inside the Octagon this Saturday night….