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May 3rd, 2019
James Lynch

Fighters predict the lightweight main event – Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone vs. Al Iaquinta on May 4th. See who picked who below…     You can SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube channel here http://goo.gl/pKtcBU Kevin Lee – UFC welterweight – 00:00:16 Curtis Blaydes – UFC heavyweight – 00:00:37 King Mo – Bellator / RIZIN light heavyweight –…

December 15th, 2018
Staff

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2018 and just like last year, we’re keeping a running tally of our staff’s fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. After 37 events thus far, we have quite a battle brewing for the top spot. Brian Hemminger remains at the top, currently in first place with an…

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December 14th, 2018
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 the main event of UFC on Fox 31 as Kevin Lee takes on Al Iaquinta in a lightweight clash. This is a rematch of a fight they had…

December 10th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 31 takes place Saturday, December 15 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the full odds for the card, and here they are. UFC on FOX 31 Opening Odds Kevin Lee -275 Al Iaquinta +195 Dan Hooker -135 Edson Barboza -105 Drakkar Klose -245 Bobby Green +175…

October 12th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of UFC bouts were announced this week that flew under the radar due to the post-fight impact of UFC 229, and I’ll list all of these new bouts and give my thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Andre Soukhamthath vs. Jonathan Martinez, UFC Fight Night 138 Due to an injury…

April 1st, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Much of the UFC’s spring schedule has already been sorted out, and matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard have begun to fill in the summer events for the promotion. However, up until now there are no betting odds for any events beyond June 3rd’s UFC 212. That changed today as MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

February 12th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to return to Nashville, TN on April 22nd for the fourth time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov. The main event of Cub Swanson versus Artem Lobov has left many scratching their heads. This is a fight Lobov had been campaigning for, and…

September 20th, 2016
James Lynch

RFA and Legacy FC announce merger Per a press release Monday afternoon, regional powerhouse promotions RFA and Legacy have announced they will join forces to form “Legacy Fighting Alliance.” The promotion will officially launch in January 2017, with RFA President Ed Soares serving as CEO and Sven Bean as COO. Soares explained the merger in a press release: “This is…

September 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Ray Borg off Saturday’s UFC 203 event due to an illness  UFC flyweight Ray Borg has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 203 matchup this Saturday with Ian McCall due to an illness according FloCombat.com’s Jim Edwards. No details were released as to what illness is keeping Borg out of action. McCall will be re-booked for another card…

June 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Kajan Johnson (21-12-1) talks about opening his new facility, Tristar Gym Vancouver during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Kajan also talks about his career, experience competing on TUF Nations and when we can expect to see him in the cage next.

November 12th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

On Tuesday it was announced that Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic had pulled out of his schedule fight at UFC Fight Night 79 and also announced his retirement from MMA (again). It was thought that the decision was made in large part due to injury, however some additional news surfaced yesterday that changes the picture a bit….

August 4th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is coming off an impressive first round submission victory over James Moontasri at UFC Fight Night 71, which improved his winning streak to four straight. Lee (11-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 116 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Moontasri win most impressive of his…

July 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

As if UFC 189 and the TUF 21 Finale on back-to-back nights wasn’t enough, the UFC will only go two days without an event before UFC Fight Night 71 kicks off from Sand Diego on Wednesday night. The 13-fight event looks to be more high-profile than the average fight night card, and the matchups appear…

June 18th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A tremendous lightweight bout between top-ranked Gilbert Melendez and Al Iaquinta will co-headline UFC Fight Night 71, which takes place July 15 at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. The UFC made the fight official Wednesday evening. Iaquinta was originally set to fight Bobby Green at the event, but after Green pulled out…

April 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were booked over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on them. Lorenz Larkin vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio, TUF Brazil 4 Finale A welterweight bout between Lorenz Larkin and Santiago Ponzinibbio is the latest addition to the TUF Brazil 4 Finale, which is set…

April 5th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC put on a rare afternoon event in North America on Saturday, even though some of the fights were prime time quality. UFC Fight Night 63 showcased a pair of top five featherweights in the main event, and saw two talented lightweight strikers put forth an entertaining — albeit controversial — bout in the…

April 5th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 99 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) is an all Canadian edition. First UFC welterweight fighter Patrick Cote  joins us to discuss his upcoming fight with Joe Riggs at UFC 186. Then recently added UFC 186 fighter Randa Markos talks about her recently scheduled bout with…

April 3rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 63 Date: April 4, 2015 Arena: Patriot Center City: Fairfax, VA Lightweight bout: Al Iaquinta (+115) vs Jorge Masvidal (-135) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 63 in Virginia will be a lightweight affair between Team Serra-Longo’s “Raging” Al Iaquinta and American Top Team’s Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal, and this…

April 2nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 63 is a three-round lightweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and Al Iaquinta. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Masvidal is a -135 favorite (bet $135 to win $100) while Iaquinta is a +115 underdog (bet $100 to win $115). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Masvidal at…

March 31st, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 63 lightweight Al Iaquinta about his upcoming main card bout on Saturday  (April 4, 2015) against Jorge Masvidal at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. The talented former Ultimate Fighter season 15 finalist has been putting in the time to prepare for all of Jorge Masvidal’s skills,…

March 21st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The next time we see the Octagon it will be a rare matinee event, as UFC Fight Night 63 from Fairfax, virginia begins at 11am EST, and should conclude around 4pm in the afternoon. The change in time slot is due to the pair of final four games taking place later on that day, and…

February 3rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

Two new bouts were added to UFC Fight Night 63, which is set to take place April 4 at Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on both fights. Al Iaquinta vs. Jorge Masvidal, UFC FN 63 Fresh off his TKO win over Joe Lauzon, the…

February 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 183 concluded the biggest month for the promotion in over a year. The card saw the return of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva, as well as former welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz in a main event that seemed delightfully offbeat heading into the fight, and played out exactly that way. The fight wasn’t exactly…

January 30th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: “Raging” Al Iaquinta (-190) vs Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon (+165) Fight Breakdown: UFC 183’s main card will be featuring a lightweight contest that is expected to be a barn-burner. Fireworks are likely when Long Island’s “Raging” Al Iaquinta squares…

January 29th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 183 lightweight Al Iaquinta about his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) against Joe Lauzon at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former Ultimate Fighter season 15 finalist has suffered three losses in his career via submission, but he doesn’t expect…

January 29th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 183 is a three-round lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Joe Lauzon. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Iaquinta is a -190 favorite (bet $190 to win $100) while Lauzon is a +150 underdog (bet $100 to win $150). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Iaquinta…

November 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Al Iaquinta vs Joe Lauzon These two lightweights and veterans of The Ultimate Fighter reality series have been pegged to square off against each other on…

November 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Another “Fight of the Night” candidate has been added to UFC 183. The UFC announced yesterday that surging lightweight Al Iaquinta will take on veteran Joe Lauzon at UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz, which takes place January 31 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s expected Lauzon vs. Iaquinta will be a…

November 10th, 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 55. Surprises Robert Whittaker — In a middleweight main card match at UFC Fight Night 55, Robert…

November 9th, 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 55 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Al Iaquinta wins inside the distance (+350) In a lightweight matchup, Al…

November 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 55 took place tonight at Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia, and overall the card was absolutely fantastic, as it featured a ridiculous variety of finishes that wowed the crowd from start to finish. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites and five underdogs won, while one fight was a Pick ’em based on…

November 7th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 55 Date: November 7, 2014 Arena: Allphones Arena City: Sydney, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship is back in Australia this Friday night with UFC Fight Night 55, and the entire event will be live on UFC Fight Pass; with the main card kicking off at 10pm ET and preliminary action getting going…

November 6th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 55 November 7, 2014 Lightweight Matchup: Ross Pearson vs Al Iaquinta By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  In the evening’s co-main event from Sydney, the TUF Season nine winner Ross Pearson takes on the more recent TUF 15 finalist Al Iaquinta in a really solid matchup within one of the UFC’s deepest divisions….

November 5th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 55 Date: November 7, 2014 Arena: Allphones Arena City: Sydney, Australia Lightweight bout: “Raging” Al Iaquinta (+145) vs Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson (-165) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 55 in Australia will see Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson take on “Raging” Al Iaquinta in what is expected…

November 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 55 is a three-round lightweight bout between Ross Pearson and Al Iaquinta. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Pearson is a -145 favorite (bet $145 to win $100) while Iaquinta is a +125 underdog (bet $100 to win $125). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Pearson at…

November 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you a $100 FREEROLL for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 55 and UFC Fight Night 56 cards. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to their website, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash…

November 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 55 is a five-round middleweight bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Rockhold is a -420 favorite (bet $420 to win $100) while Bisping is a +335 underdog (bet $100 to win $335). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up…

October 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas has released the full main card betting odds for UFC Fight Night 55 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a preview of the evening’s four-fight main card. Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping The main event of UFC Fight Night 55 is a five-round middleweight bout between two of the best in the world,…

October 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 55: Rockhold vs. Bisping Date: November 8, 2014 Location: Sydney, Australia Venue: Allphones Arena Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Welterweight Contender Luke Rockhold Luke Rockhold (12-2) came into the UFC as the final Strikeforce middleweight champion. He was a force in the San Jose-based promotion, winning nine of his 10 fights there, including defeating Jacare Souza…

October 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Two great lightweight fights were announced in the last 24 hours for upcoming November fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on them. Ross Pearson vs. Al Iaquinta, UFC Fight Night 55 UFC Fight Night 55 officially has its co-main event, and it’s a three-round lightweight bout between Ross…

September 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

A late scheduling change means that the four-fight main card of UFC Fight Night 50 this Friday will begin at 10pm ET on Fox Sports 1. Not that it makes much of a difference, as the five preliminary fights air on Fox Sports 1 as well beginning at 7pm. The one thing it does mean…

September 5th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 50 Date: September 5, 2014 Arena: Foxwoods Resort Casino City: Ledyard, CT UFC Fight Night 50 will be live tonight from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT. The event will produce a 10-fight card, including a six-fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 9pm ET, with…

September 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas yesterday opened the prelim lines up for UFC Fight Night 50 at 5Dimes Sportsbook, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Al Iaquinta vs. Rodrigo Damm Iaquinta opened as a -385 favorite (bet $385 to win $100) while Damm opened as a +265 underdog…

September 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 50 Date: September 5, 2014 Arena: Foxwoods Resort Casino City: Ledyard, CT UFC Fight Night 50 will be live this Friday night from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT. The event will produce a 10-fight card, including a six fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at…

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…

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 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 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

A preliminary card set for UFC 173 is a three-round lightweight battle between “Raging” Al Iaquinta and Mitch “Danger Zone” Clarke. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Iaquinta as a -360 favorite (bet $360 to win $100) while Clarke is a +300 underdog (bet $100 to win $300). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

February 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new bouts for upcoming fight cards in the last 24 hours or so, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick take on all of them. Estevan Payan vs. Mike Brown, UFC on FOX 11 The first new fight announced is actually a replacement bout, as…

February 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 169 Date: February 1, 2014 Arena: Prudential Center City: Newark, NJ Lightweight bout: Al Iaquinta (-245) vs Kevin Lee (+205) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 169 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will be featuring a lightweight contest between TUF: Live finalist Al Iaquinta and promotional newcomer Kevin Lee. Iaquinta Is the favorite heading into…

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