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January 13th, 2017
James Lynch

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson set for interim 155 title fight at UFC 209  UFC officials announced Thursday that Tony Ferguson will face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim lightweight title at UFC 209. With lightweight champion Conor McGregor (21-3) not expected to return to action until mid-2017, the promotion add interim belt to the equation. Ferguson (22-3) heads into this matchup…

August 8th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 92 Video Highlights: Yair Rodriguez vs. Alex Caceres   UFC Fight Night 92 Video Highlights: Dennis Bermudez vs. Rony Jason   UFC Fight Night 92 Video Highlights: Thales Leites vs. Chris Camozzi     UFC Fight Night 92 Fight Video Highlights: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Zak Cummings   Justin Gaethje defends lightweight title…

August 5th, 2016
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 Fight Night 92 as Alex Caceres fights rising featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez.   Alex Caceres (Record: 12-8, +250 Underdog, Fighter Grade: C) The Miami…

August 5th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The gang is a little short staffed this week so they brought in 2015 Toutmaster Runner-up Casey to help Jay and Shaun review UFC 201 and break down UFC Fight Night 92. Everyone’s favorite Japanese Twitter legend, Teruto Ishihara, is fighting this week, along with Pontoon Boat and Pesta Sauce so hopefully they liven up…

August 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC Fight Night 92 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

June 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Michael Page now meets Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos at Bellator 158 in London After Fernando Gonzalez had to pull out of his Bellator 158 bout due to visa issues, Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos now meets Michael Page in the co-main event per Bellator officials. Page (10-0) has gone a perfect 5-0 since joining Bellator in 2013 including a…

June 3rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 199: Rockhold vs Bisping Date: June 4, 2016 Arena: The Forum City: Los Angeles, CA Featherweight bout: Alex Caceres (+165) vs Cole Miller (-175) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC 199 prelims on FOX Sports 1 will be a featherweigt contest between The Ultimate Fighter Season 12’s Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres and…

May 26th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Stipe Miocic (15-2-0) vs. Alistair Overeem (41-14-0); UFC 203, September 10. The UFC Heavyweight title will actually be defended in a timely fashion for the first time in a long time as newly crowned champion Stipe Miocic headlines the UFC’s first trip to Cleveland, Ohio this upcoming September against former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem. Miocic…

November 13th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

There were a couple fight announcements yesterday, but the biggest news coming out of Thursday night was the fact that the scheduled ONE FC 32 welterweight title bout was cancelled. The bout was set to be a rematch of Ben Askren and Luis Santos, after their bout earlier this year ended in a no contest…

April 16th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Four new bouts for upcoming Fight Night cards were recently announced and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on each. Francisco Rivera vs. Alex Caceres, UFC Fight Night 68 A fantastic bantamweight battle between Francisco Rivera and Alex Caceres is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 68, which is set…

September 22nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 52 and Bellator 125 taking place this past weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Brad Taschuk (@BradTaschuk) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in the…

September 17th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 52 Date: September 20, 2014 Arena: Saitama Super Arena City: Saitama, Japan Bantamweight bout: Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres (-280) vs Masanori “Kincyan” Kanehara (+220) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the UFC Fight Night 52 preliminary card on UFC Fight Pass will be a bantamweight contest between The Ultimate Fighter season 12’s Alex “Bruce Leeroy”…

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…

July 4th, 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…

July 4th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Before things head over to pay-per-view for one of the biggest fight cards of the year, UFC 175 will see six preliminary bouts air on Fox Sports 1 (8pm ET) and UFC Fight Pass (7pm ET) to get fans ready. Capping things off on Fox Sports 1 is a bout between the third-most marketable fighter…

July 4th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 175 Date: July 5, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 175 will be live on Saturday with 11 scheduled bouts, including a five fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with preliminary action kicking off on FOX Sports 1 at 5pm ET….

July 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of the UFC 175 prelims is a three-round bantamweight bout between Urijah “The California Kid” Faber and Alex “Bruce LeRoy” Caceres. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Faber as a -1165 favorite (bet $1165 to win $100) while Caceres is a +750 underdog (bet $100 to win $750). MMA…

June 20th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday revealed the bout order for the upcoming UFC 175 pay-per-view card, and one fight has surprisingly been snubbed from the PPV and relegated to the prelims. UFC 175 will be headlined by a five-round title bout between UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and challenger Lyoto Machida and the co-main event will feature…

May 15th, 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… ”The California Kid” Urijah Faber vs Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres – This bantamweight scrap was just announced and will be on the main card for UFC…

May 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Urijah Faber’s next fight has been announced, but it’s a bout no one was expecting. ESPN yesterday announced that Faber will return to the Octagon for the UFC 175 card on July 5 in Las Vegas, NV, and his opponent will be TUF 12 veteran Alex Caceres. Yes, that’s right, Faber vs. “Bruce LeeRoy” is…

January 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

If you were smart/bold enough to attack the prop bets for UFC on FOX 10 then you would have made a ton of cash because a number of massive underdog prop bets came through. Here are five crazy UFC on FOX 10 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Benson…

January 26th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 37 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Chris McMaster (@MMADecisions), the founder of MMADecisions.com to talk all about his unique website that keeps track of all MMA judging.  Also The MMA Report’s  Jason Floyd (@Jason_Floyd) discusses the big story he broke this week between NBC and Bellator, and other various notes…

January 25th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 10 Date: January 25, 2014 Arena: United Center City: Chicago, IL Bantamweight bout: Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres (+175) vs Sergio “The Phenom” Pettis (-190) Fight Breakdown: The UFC on FOX 10 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will be headlined by a bantamweight scrap between The Ultimate Fighter season 12’s Alex “Bruce…

January 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The preliminary card fight that I’m by far most excited for at UFC on FOX 10 is a bantamweight contest between Sergio “The Phenom” Pettis and Alex “Bruce LeeRoy” Caceres. The current betting line for this bout at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Pettis as a -215 favorite (bet $215 to win $100), while Caceres is a +170 underdog…

January 22nd, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on Fox 10 bantamweight Sergio Pettis as he prepares for his main event bout this Saturday night (Jan. 25, 2013) against Alex Caceres at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The talented Roufusport product won a close decision in his UFC debut, but now that the jitters are…

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,…

September 21st, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 165 is poised to be one of the best MMA events of the year from both an excitement standpoint as well as a betting standpoint as there’s a ton of interesting prop bets available at 5Dimes Sportsbook for tonight’s card that I believe have a great chance of hitting. Here’s five prop bets that I believe bettors…

September 20th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 165 Date: September 21, 2013 Arena: Air Canada Centre City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Bantamweight bout: Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres (-125) vs Roland Delorme (+105) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 165 Facebook preliminary card featurues a bantamweight bout between two of the most exciting and underrated fighters in the division, when The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season…

August 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Sara McMann is injured and out of her upcoming women’s bantamweight bout against Sarah Kaufman at UFC Fight Night 27, according to a report from MMAjunkie.com. The UFC is now trying to secure a replacement opponent for McMann, who was expected to jump into the title picture had she defeated Kaufman. It’s possible the UFC…

March 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced that Alex Caceres tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his UFC on FUEL TV 8 victory over Kyung Ho Kang. As a result of the infraction, Caceres has been suspended for six months and forced to attend rehabilitation classes before he’s reinstated to the active roster. As well, he will need to…