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December 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Eight new UFC bouts were booked overnight, and for Thursday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list all the bouts and give my quick thoughts on the ones I find the most compelling. Gleison Tibau vs. Norman Parke, UFC Fight Night 59 Following an injury to Jorge Masvidal, Gleison Tibau has been called upon to replace…

October 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 53. Surprises Mike Wilkinson — No one was giving Mike Wilkinson a shot but the Brit didn’t…

October 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card Here’s five crazy UFC Fight Night 53 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Rick Story wins by decision (+500)/Story wins by split or majority decision…

October 4th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 53 Date: October 4, 2014 Arena: Ericsson Globe Arena City: Stockholm, Sweden Featherweight bout: Akira Corassani (+500) vs Max “Blessed” Holloway (-700) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 54 in Sweden will be a featherweight contest between a pair of talented strikers, and action is expected when Sweden’s own…

October 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 53 is a five-round welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Nelson is a -330 favorite (bet $330 to win $100) while Story is a +270 underdog (bet $100 to win $270). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Nelson at…

October 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 53 is a three-round featherweight out between Niklas Backstrom and Mike Wilkinson. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Backstrom is a -700 favorite (bet $700 to win $100) while Wilkinson is a +500 underdog (bet $100 to win $500). MMA linesetter Nick…

October 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 53 is a three-round featherweight out between Max Holloway and Akira Corassani. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Holloway is a -650 favorite (bet $650 to win $100) while Corassani is a +475 underdog (bet $100 to win $475). MMA linesetter Nick…

August 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Four new UFC matchups were recently announced by the promotion to take place at fall events, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on both. Chris Beal vs. Tateki Matsuda, UFC Fight Night 50 Chris Beal has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 50, as Dustin Kimura was forced to…

August 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Fight fans will unfortunately have to wait a little longer to see The Korean Zombie back in action. According to MMA-in-Asia.com, who confirmed the news with the fighter’s manager, Chan Sung Jung re-injured his shoulder and has been forced to pull out of his scheduled fight against Akira Corassani, which was set to take place…

August 9th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Chan Sung Jung may have the biggest following of any fighter with a .500 record in Zuffa, and for good reason. The man is incredibly entertaining in the cage, with tireless cardio, constant pressure, and impressive offensive attributes in every area. After making an incredible impression in his WEC debut back in 2010, Jung moved…

April 16th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale Date: April 16, 2014 Arena: Colisee Pepsi City: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Featherweight bout: Akira Corassani (+660) vs Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (-840) Fight Breakdown: Getting things going for The Ultimate Fighter Nations finale on FOX Sports 1 will be a featherweight scrap between a veteran of season 14 of…

April 15th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with TUF Nations Finale featherweight Dustin Poirier as he prepares for his main card bout this Wednesday (April 16, 2014) against Akira Corassani at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The talented American Top Team product is on a huge roll right now in the UFC’s 145-pound division…

April 15th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

TUF Nations Finale April 16, 2014 Featherweight Matchup: #6 Dustin Poirier vs Akira Corassani By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  Leading off the main card on the TUF finale is a matchup of featherweights who have each assembled a win streak. Poirier is attempting to build his case for a title shot, while Corassani…

April 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout for the TUF Nations Finale is a three-round featherweight contest between Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier and Akira Corassani. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Poirier as a -675 favorite (bet $675 to win $100) while Corassani is a +450 underdog (bet $100 to win $450). MMA oddsmaker…

March 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a few new key matchups over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on all of them. Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani, TUF Nations Finale The first fight I want to talk about is a featherweight fight between Dustin Poirier and Akira Corassani, which takes…

November 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The TUF 18 Finale takes place tonight live from Las Vegas, NV, and as always bettors have been given a fight card that could make them a lot of money if they predict the fights correctly. Specifically, prop bets, which give some really juicy odds on a number of possible outcomes. I’ve combed through the…

November 27th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. Featherweight bout: Akira Corassani (+145) vs Maximo Blanco (-165) Fight Breakdown: The TUF 18 finale on FOX Sports 1 will feature a scrap between TUF season 14’s Akira Corassani and Venezuela’s Maximo Blanco. Corassani is currently the…

November 25th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the preliminary bouts at the TUF 18 Finale that is flying under the radar is a featherweight matchup between Maximo “Maxi” Blanco and Akira Corassani. The current betting line for the match at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Blanco as a -165 betting favorite (bet $165 to win $100), while Corassani is a +145 dog (bet…

September 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

As per usual, a number of new UFC matchups were announced over the weekend, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on all the upcoming bouts. John Moraga vs. Darren Uyenoyama, UFC on FOX 9 The UFC felt like making the upcoming UFC on FOX 9 card more stacked, so they…

May 31st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced a number of new fights, including a rematch between welterweight studs Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann, which will headline August 28th UFC on FOX Sports 1 card in Indianapolis, IN. The fight, which will be contested for five rounds, was broken down in greater detail on MMAoddsbreaker.com earlier today. Another fight that…

May 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

I’m extremely impressed with Robbie Peralta today, which is a huge turnaround from the way I (and many others) felt about him about one month ago. Just about four weeks ago at UFC on FUEL TV 9, Peralta took on Akira Corassani in what most observers pegged as a squash match. Peralta had quickly risen…

April 5th, 2013
Matty

UFC on FUEL TV 9: April 6, 2013 Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden UFC Featherweight Contender Robbie Peralta (-350) Profile: Since splitting his first four fights, Robbie Peralta (16-3, 1 No-Contest) has been on a tear, going 14-1-1 with 10 knockouts and two submissions in his last 16 bouts. And to be honest, his NC was overturned…