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March 14th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Fortaleza, Brazil for the second time in promotional history last Saturday (March 11, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum, where seven of 12 bouts ended inside the distance. The solid night of entertaining action is now in our rear view, so let’s take a look…

March 12th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Five Props is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here are five UFC Fight Night 106 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. 1) Edson Barboza by T/KO (+350) Barboza scored an…

March 11th, 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 the opening fight of the main card of UFC Fight Night 106 as American Tim “Dirty Bird” Means takes on Brazilian Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira. This is a rematch…

March 10th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum Date: March 11, 2017 Arena: Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste City: Fortaleza, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in back in Fortaleza, Brazil for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum. The 12-fight main card is scheduled to kick…

December 27th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey Date: December 30, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The UFC 207 fight card is stacked with 10 scheduled bouts, with preliminary action getting underway at 6:30 p.m. (ET) on UFC Fight Pass and continuing on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. The main card will be live on…

December 25th, 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 Fight Pass prelim headliner for UFC 207 as American Tim “Dirty Bird” Means takes on Brazilian Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira.   Tim Means (Record: 26-7, -115 Favorite, Fighter…

December 20th, 2016
Gabe Killian

She’s back! Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey returns from an extended year-long layoff to challenge current champ Amanda “Lionheart” Nunes for the 135-pound gold. The title matchup will take place in the main event of the evening for UFC 207 in Las Vegas on Friday, December 30th, 2016. The UFC 207 fight…

February 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 144 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and Nuetrition Supplements Special Guest co-host Jon Ferguson (Of Jon & Mike’s MMA Corner) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by former Titan FC champion Desmond Green who talks about his upcoming entry in the Akhmat Lightweight Grand Prix on Mar. 12th. Then we’re joined by Titan FC featherweight champion Andre…

February 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 83 Highlights: Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Oliveira    UFC Fight Night 83 Highlights: Cody Garbrandt vs. Augusto Mendes    UFC Fight Night 83 Highlights: Chris Camozzi vs. Joe Riggs      Andrei Arlovski vs. Alistair Overeem set for UFC Fight Night 87 Two Jackson/Winklejohn teammates are expected to face off in May, as Andrei…

February 20th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 83: “Cerrone vs Oliveira” takes place today (Saturday, February 20, 2016) from inside the UCCU in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 4:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Alex Oliveira. UFC Fight Night 83 Weigh-in…

February 18th, 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 83 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for…

February 18th, 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 UFC Fight Night 83 main event as we see a battle of cowboys. American Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone takes on Brazilian Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira. Donald Cerrone is certainly…

February 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Alex Oliveira replaces Tim Means against Donald Cerrone for UFC Fight Night 83 headliner Looks like it’s Cowboy vs. Cowboy at UFC Fight Night 83 per MMAFighting.com. With Tim Means off the card due to potential USADA violation, Alex Oliveira will move up 170 pounds and take on Cerrone on short notice. Oliveira (14-2-1, 1 NC) moves back up to the welterweight division after a…

August 27th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Perhaps we’re seeing the start of a trend here. In the past four days, two relatively successful MMA fighters under the age of 30 have stepped away from the sport. On Sunday — following his TKO victory over Sam Stout — it was Frankie Perez, and on Wednesday night, Jordan Mein announced his departure from…

June 25th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC FIght Night 70 is a three-round welterweight bout between Alex Oliveira and Joe Merritt. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Oliveira is a -440 favorite (bet $440 to win $100) while Merritt is a +350 underdog (bet $100 to win $350). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

May 28th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 67 is a three-round welterweight bout between Alex Oliveira and KJ Noons. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Oliveira is a -130 favorite (bet $130 to win $100) while Noons is a +110 underdog (bet $100 to win $110). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

May 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

For Wednesday’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my thoughts on the latest fight announcements in the UFC world. KJ Noons vs. Alex Oliveira, UFC Fight Night 67 Yan Cabral is injured and out of his UFC Fight Night 67 fight against KJ Noons, and now the UFC has called upon Alex Oliveira to fill…

March 21st, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Alex Oliveira as he takes on Blackzilians fighter Gilbert Burns at UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira Hometown: Tres Rios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Age: 26 Height: 5’11”…

March 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts for UFC Fight Night 62 on Saturday night (March 21, 2015) is a three-round lightweight bout between Gilbert Burns and Alex Oliveira. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Burns is a -550 favorite (bet $550 to win $100) while Oliveira is a +425 underdog (bet $100…