Abel Trujillo

March 8th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in back in Las Vegas, NV this past Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. It was an entertaining night of fights, and the scraps are now behind us, so let’s take a look at some potential matchups featuring a few of the competitors from…

February 8th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Houston, TX for the fifth time in promotional history this past Saturday (February 4, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 104: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie. It was a fun night of mixed martial arts action that saw seven of 12 bouts end inside the distance. The scraps are now…

February 4th, 2017
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 104 took place tonight (Saturday, February 4th 2016) at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The card was headlined by “The Korean Zombie” Chang Sung Jung taking on Dennis Bermudez. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while five underdogs came through on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

February 1st, 2017
James Lynch

James Vick (9-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Abel Trujillo (15-6) at UFC Fight Night 104 on Feb. 4th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. James also explains why he hasn’t fought since June of last year, his training camp for this fight and why he only watches fights on his…

February 1st, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 104 lightweight Abel Trujillo as he prepares for his main card bout this Saturday night (February 4, 2017) against James Vick at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. “I was supposed to fight Evan Dunham. I had a couple people come up to me, and they were…

February 1st, 2017
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 at a main card fight at UFC Fight Night 104 as Abel Trujillo and James Vick clash in Houston, Texas. Abel Trujillo (Record: 15-6, -105 Underdog, Power Ranking: C-)…

January 20th, 2017
James Lynch

Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi added to UFC 210 in Buffalo  UFC officials announced Thursday that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will take on former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi at UFC 210 on April 8th. Weidman (13-2) is coming off back-to-back knockout losses to Luke Rockhold and most recently Yoel Romero at…

September 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Former WSOF champ Rick Glenn replaces Abel Trujillo against Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 94  MMAJunkie reported Thursday that former WSOF champion Rick Glenn will replace Abel Trujillo next week against Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 94 event. Trujillo was forced off the card due to injury. Glenn (18-3-1) captured the WSOF 145-pound title in June…

September 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Abel Trujillo off UFC Fight Night 94 due to injury  MMAJunkie reported Monday that Abel Trujillo off UFC Fight Night 94 due to injury and the promotion is seeking a replacement for Evan Dunham. Dunham (17-6) is currently on a three-fight win streak including a unanimous decision victory over Joe Lauzon at the TUF 22 Finale.  The 34-year…

May 29th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 88 lightweight Abel Trujillo as he prepares for his preliminary card bout tonight (Sunday, May 29, 2016) against Jordan Rinaldi at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The member of the Blackzilians is frustrated about having a late opponent change, but he’s not going to overlook his UFC-debuting…

May 28th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida vs Garbrandt Date: May 29, 2016 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: Abel Trujillo (-320) vs Jordan Rinaldi (+260) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 88 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will feature a lightweight contest between a pair of North Carolina born fighters…

March 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Heavyweight Matt Mitrione signs with Bellator MMA  Bellator officials confirmed Monday that former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione has signed an exclusive four-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Mitrione (9-5) made it to the quarterfinals on Season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter despite having no pro-MMA bouts prior to entering the competition. The 37-year old former NFL…

December 31st, 2015
Mike James

Kicking off UFC 195’s main card is a lightweight matchup between Abel “Killa” Trujillo and Tony   “2.0” Sims. Trujillo enters this fight on a two fight losing streak, though his most recent fight was riddled with controversy. Sims is also coming off a disappointing loss, as he was unable to fend off Olivier Aubin-Mercier’s grappling…

December 2nd, 2015
James Lynch

Abel Trujillo vs. Tony Sims added to UFC 195 UFC officials announced Tuesday that a lightweight contest has been added to UFC 195 with Abel Trujillo taking on Tony Sims. Trujillo (12-7) is currently riding a two-fight losing streak after suffering back to submissions losses to Gleason Tibau at UFC Fight Night 77 and Tony Ferguson at UFC 181….

February 5th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC has revealed a number of new matchups for upcoming fight cards. Here they are, along with my quick thoughts on all of them: Tony Ferguson vs. Gleison Tibau, UFC 184 Due to an injury to Yancy Medeiros, Tony Ferguson will now face replacement opponent Gleison Tibau at UFC 184, which is set for…

November 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 181 is a three-round lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Abel Trujillo. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ferguson is a -250 favorite (bet $250 to win $100) while Trujillo is a +210 underdog (bet $100 to win $210). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Two of the best featherweight fighters on the planet will throw down this fall, with a possible title shot on the line. The UFC yesterday announced that Frankie Edgar will take on Cub Swanson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, which is set for November 22 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin,…

August 31st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 68, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome The MMA Report‘s Jason Floyd to talk all things Bellator MMA. Then MMA referee & judge Brian Beauchamp & Dale Kliparchuk join to talk about the unified rules in MMA. The Big Three 1) TJ Dillashaw successfully retains the 135lb title. What next for him &…

July 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new bouts over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on these newly-announced fights. Josh Thomson vs. Bobby Green, UFC on FOX 12 Due to an injury to Michael Johnson, the UFC called upon Bobby Green to fill in for Johnson against…

July 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

“The Dominator” is back. The UFC announced yesterday that former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is returning from a near three-year injury layoff at UFC 178, and his opponent in his return will be none other than perennial contender Takeya Mizugaki. UFC 178 takes place September 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at a yet-to-be-announced venue….

June 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A bout between two of the top up-and-coming lightweights in the UFC was added to this summer’s UFC 176 event. The UFC yesterday announced Bobby Green will take on Abel Trujillo in a battle of emerging 155lbers at UFC 176, which takes place August 2 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The bout is…

February 9th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 39 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Brandon From New Jersey (@BrandonfrmNJ) to talk about a variety of MMA topics including Dana White’s UFC 169 comments, Rousey being in the new “Entourage” movie, and even a little Olympic hockey. The Big Three 1) Where will Thiago Silva fight next…

February 2nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 38 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Bryan Levick (@BryanLevickMMA), the co-host of Alchemist Radio to talk about how he became involved in MMA industry. Also Bryan helps to recap the major storylines from UFC 169 and discusses Titan FC’s upcoming event. The Big Three 1) Aldo defeats Lamas with…

February 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 169 wasn’t the best card of the year by any stretch of the imagination, but it was overall pretty solid and there were a number of fighters who had breakthrough performances. Conversely, there were a number of fighters who disappointed. Without further ado, here’s UFC 169’s Surprises & Disappointments. Surprises Abel Trujillo — In…

February 2nd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Out of twelve fights at UFC 169, judges were called in to give the verdict on ten of them. As anyone who has watched MMA for more than a few events can attest, that is far too large a sample to take place without calamity occurring. However, judges weren’t the only ones responsible for some…

February 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 169 took place tonight in Newark, N.J, and the card was overall fairly exciting as it featured a number of competitive bouts as well as an opening main card fight that was one of the best back-and-forth bouts in recent memory. Overall, eight favorites won while four underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap of UFC…

February 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

Your Best Bets for UFC 169’s ‘Knockout of the Night’ UFC 169 from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ., will be live with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five card Pay-Per-View main card that is sure to produce fireworks. After the fights conclude, the UFC will be awarding a $50,000 ‘Knockout of the Night’ bonus…

February 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

Your Best Bets for UFC 169’s ‘Submission of the Night’ UFC 169 from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ., will be live with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five card Pay-Per-View main card that is sure to produce fireworks. After the fights conclude, the UFC will be awarding a $50,000 ‘Submission of the Night’ bonus…

February 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

Your Best Bets for UFC 169’s ‘Fight of the Night’ UFC 169 airs live tonight (Feb. 1, 2014) from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, with 12 scheduled bouts including a five card Pay-Per-View main card that is sure to produce fireworks. After the fights conclude, the UFC will be awarding a $50,000 ‘Fight of…

January 31st, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 169 lightweight Jamie Varner as he prepares for his main card bout Saturday night (Feb. 1, 2013) against Abel Trujillo at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The former WEC lightweight champion took this fight on short notice, but has done his homework as he’s gearing up…

January 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout of the UFC 169 PPV is a lightweight contest between Jamie “C-4” Varner and Abel “Killa” Trujillo. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Varner as a -135 betting favorite (bet $135 to win $100) while Trujillo is a +115 underdog (bet $100 to win $115). MMA oddsmaker…

January 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 169 Date: February 1, 2014 Arena: Prudential Center City: Newark, NJ Lightweight bout: Abel “Killa” Trujillo (+125) vs Jamie Varner (-145) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC 169 main card will be a lightweight contest between the Blackzillian Abel “Killa” Trujillo and the MMA Lab’s Jamie Varner. Trujillo is an underdog heading…

January 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced two new bouts for upcoming fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on both of them. UFC 169: Jamie Varner vs. Abel Trujillo The first new matchup is a lightweight bout that will kick off the UFC 169 PPV card between Jamie Varner and…

December 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC continued its streak of new fight announcements yesterday by confirming three new fight matchups for upcoming events, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my thoughts on them. Alex Caceres vs. Sergio Pettis, UFC on FOX 10 The first fight announcement the UFC made yesterday, and my favorite of the bunch,…

December 12th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 9 Date: December 14, 2013 Arena: Sleep Train Arena City: Sacramento, C.A. Lightweight bout: Abel Trujillo (-130) vs Roger Bowling (-110) Fight Breakdown: Starting things off for the UFC on FOX 9 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 is a rematch between two heavy-swingin’ lightweights who fought to a controversial no-contest last…

August 26th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Lightweight bout: Abel Trujillo (-120) vs Roger Bowling (+100) Fight Breakdown: The Facebook prelims for UFC Fight Night 27 features a lightweight scrap between Blackzilians team member Abel Trujillo and Strikeforce veteran Roger Bowling. The fight odds are currently at a near coin flip, with Trujillo being -120 ($120 to win $100) and Bowling being…