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October 6th, 2018
MMA OddsBreaker

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 28 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…

March 16th, 2017
James Lynch

Roy Nelson vs. Alexander Volkov set for UFC on FOX 24 FOXSports.com reported that heavyweight Roy Nelson will return to action against Alexander Volkov at UFC on FOX 24 on April 15th. Nelson (22-13) is coming off a knockout victory over Antonio Silva on September 24th at UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil. The 41-year-old has…

November 18th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov making his UFC debut against American Timothy Johnson at UFC Fight Night 99. Alexander Volkov Hometown: Moscow, Russia Age: 28 Height: 6’7” Reach: 81” Weight Class: Heavyweight Camp:…

November 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Timothy Johnson (10-2) discusses his upcoming fight against Alexander Volkov (26-6) at UFC Fight Night 99 on November 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Tim also talks about his experience in the U.S. Army, his impressive UFC debut last year, his training camp this fight and the story of how he…

September 30th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Timothy Johnson (10-2-0) vs. Alexander Volkov (26-6-0): UFC Fight Night 99, November 19 UFC heavyweight standout Timothy Johnson has a fight booked, and it’s a doozy. Johnson will square off opposite former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov in the promotion’s return to Ireland for UFC Belfast this November. Johnson most recently showcased some serious toughness,…

June 28th, 2016
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of June.   June 3rd –  Absolute Championship Berkut 40: Battleground (Krasnodar,…

May 30th, 2016
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this regular feature for…

March 1st, 2016
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of February.   Feb 5th – Legacy FC 51 (Hinkley, Minnesota) Brock Larson def. Travis Coyle via TKO…

February 1st, 2016
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this regular feature for…

June 24th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

For the first time since October 2014, Bellator will be holding events on back-to-back weeks. Last week, the organization put on the most-watched show in its history, as Kimbo Slice defeated Ken Shamrock in an absurdly entertaining fight and event. Scott Coker and company will be hoping that some of the audience from last week…

June 23rd, 2015
James Lynch

While fans recover from last weekends MMA hangover with Bellator 138, the Viacom owned promotion is back this Friday with an action packed event for Bellator 139. With fighters like Cheick Kongo, David Rickels and Joe Shilling, this card has no shortage of name value. Here are five reasons to tune into Bellator 139 on Friday night….

April 6th, 2015
James Lynch

Bellator MMA returns Friday night with arguably their most stacked event this year, as Bellator 136 emanates from the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California. With UFC Fight Night: Krakov offering a lackluster event, this is one of the rare weekends where Bellator could dominate the MMA headlines. Along with the lightweight championship being on…

January 28th, 2015
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator, WSOF or Titan – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this…

April 11th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Bellator 116 took place from the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California on Friday night and four tournament finalists were determined in Bellator’s season ten brackets. For MMA fans, it was a second dose of violence in one of the most entertaining Fridays in recent memory. Of the seven bouts with odds, four favorites…

April 9th, 2014
MMA OddsBreaker

This Friday, sandwiched between a UFC event and RFA 14 on AXS TV, Bellator will go a long way towards filling out its season 10 tournament brackets. The Bellator 116 card, which will take place from Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California, features four semifinal bout across three different tournaments. The heavyweight tournament final…

November 17th, 2013
Miguel

This past Friday night (Nov. 15, 2013), Bellator 108 came to us from the Revel in Atlantic City. The main event featured Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, and as expected, he took out late fill-in Joey Beltran. Rampage scored a stunning knockout in the last second of round one. While the outcome was predictable, Bellator’s plans for…

November 15th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 108 is in the books, as a new Heavyweight Champion and featherweight number one contender were crowned. The event also featured the heavily anticipated debut of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Overall, the underdogs had no chance as all five favorites pulled through in very entertaining and dominant fashion. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 108 based…

November 15th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Bellator 108 main card is live tonight (Nov. 15, 2013), and the fights on the card are made available for wagering at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. Here are my thoughts on the featured bouts: Light heavyweight bout: Joey Beltran (+200) vs Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (-220) Fight Prediction: As long as Jackson is in decent shape, he…

November 15th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Tonight (Nov. 15, 2013) on Spike TV, the lingering ghost of what was to be Bellator’s first PPV continues to haunt the hallowed halls of Bjorn Rebney’s fight promotion built atop an Indian reservation, scarily close to a a burial ground. The way things have gone for Bellator over the last year, you would think…