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December 13th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday revealed a number of new matchups, including a key lightweight bout at UFC 171 in Dallas, TX, between long-time divisional stalwart Diego “The Dream” Sanchez and undefeated up-and-comer Myles “Fury” Jury. This is a sensational fight and I’m a big fan of this fight booking, as it will show if Sanchez is…

October 31st, 2013
Gabe Killian

After UFC Fight Night 30, there are a few match-ups I would like to see. Lineker vs Dodson would have been one of them, but Dodson just booked a date with Scott Jorgensen, as he stepped in for an injured Ian McCall. That leaves Lineker with no quality or available opponent to book, so there…

October 25th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 30 Date: October 26, 2013 Arena: Phones4u Arena City: Manchester, England Lightweight bout: Al Iaquinta (-145) vs Piotr Hallmann (+125) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 30 preliminary card on FOX Sports 2 features a sure to be exciting war between rising prospects in the lightweight division as The Ultimate Fighter season…

October 25th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the preliminary card matchups at UFC Fight Night 30 that I absolutely cannot wait for is a lightweight bout between American Al Iaquinta and Poland’s Piotr Hallmann. The current betting line for this match at 5Dimes Sportsbook¬†sees Iaquinta as a -160 betting favorite (bet $160 to win $100) while Hallmann is a +130…

September 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was a busy week in the world of mixed martial arts — when is it not? — and with all the news this week there were a few odds and ends that slipped under the rug, so to speak. I’m talking about recent fight announcements, of course, so for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll…

September 25th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Injuries have wrecked havoc on two future UFC fight matchups, although, thankfully, you should know right away neither of them are significant bouts. The first injury came to Antonio Braga Neto, who has been pulled from his upcoming bout against Derek Brunson at UFC Fight For The Troops 3 with an injury. In Braga Neto’s…

August 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Lightweight bout: Al Iaquinta (-225) vs Ryan Couture (+205) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 165 Facebook prelims features a lightweight contest between TUF: Live finalist Al Iaquinta and Strikeforce import Ryan Couture. Iaquinta is currently the favorite at -225 ($225 to win $100), while Couture is the underdog at +205 ($100 to win $205) at 5Dimes…

July 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Next weekend’s UFC on FOX 8 card features a number of intriguing prelim matchups, but the preliminary bout that I’m most looking forward to is the lightweight match between Jorge “Gambred” Masvidal and TUF 15 winner Michael “Maverick” Chiesa, a fight that will shoot the winner into the top 15 or so of the UFC…

July 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Be careful what you wish for. Former UFC welterweight John Howard, who racked up a 4-3 record in the Octagon before being cut after three-straight losses, is returning to the UFC, a goal of his and something he deserved after winning six of seven fights on the regional circuit. But his return fight is a…

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