Ali Bagautinov

November 23rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Belfast, Northern Ireland for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 99: Mousasi vs Hall II. The 13-fight card produced a ton of excitement, with more than 50 percent of the contested bouts ending inside the distance. Following the entertaining evening of scraps in Northern…

August 17th, 2016
James Lynch

Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Ali Bagautinov set for UFC Fight Night 97 UFC officials announced Tuesday that two former flyweight title challengers, Kyoji Horiguchi and Ali Bagautinov will meet at UFC Fight Night 97. Horiguchi (17-2) heads into this matchup off back-to-back victories including a decision win over Neil Seery at UFC Fight Night 87. Bagautinov (14-4)…

October 2nd, 2015
Mike James

Headlining UFC 192’s preliminary card is a fantastic flyweight matchup between #1 ranked Joseph Benavidez and #14 ranked Ali Bagautinov. Benavidez has long been considered one of the best fighters in the world at both 125 and 135 pounds, while Bagautinov is making his return after a lengthy suspension for failing a post-fight drug test…

August 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has several top contenders booked for upcoming bouts later this year, so it’s time to start allowing people to place their wagers! The UFC flyweight division will be in store for a shake-up as former title challengers Joseph Benavidez and Ali Bagautinov clash at UFC 192 at the beginning of October….

August 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While the weekend was a slow one for fight announcements, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) more than made up for it with multiple fights being booked for upcoming pay-per-view events later this year. Here’s a brief recap: Joseph Benavidez vs Ali Bagautinov, UFC 192 Two former flyweight title contenders will throw down on one of…

December 25th, 2014
Brad Wharton

Rashid Magomedov picked up a third win on MMA’s grandest stage last weekend. It was a workmanlike performance punctuated by a dramatic last-gasp finish; gritty, with a flash of brilliance. The Dagestani MMA machine rumbles on, but where have these men come from and why are so many of them making a mark? A trip through Dagestan to…

June 16th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 57 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) are joined by Pat Cwiklinski of The Province (@PatCwiklinski)  to recap all the action from last nights UFC 174 event in Vancouver.   The Big Three with guest Pat Cwiklinski  1) Demetrious Johnson defends his title against Ali Bagautinov. Fans walked out during the fight. Who do you blame? 2) Rory…

June 16th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 174 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…

June 15th, 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 are the three surprises and the three disappointments from UFC 174. Surprises Kiichi Kunimoto — Not many people gave him a chance, but Kiichi Kunimoto upped his UFC record to 2-0…

June 15th, 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 174 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Andrei Arlovski wins by decision (+451) In a main card heavyweight attraction, former UFC…

June 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The first time the UFC travelled to Western Canada back in June 2010, the event was a huge hit. That card featured Chuck Liddell’s final MMA bout, a fantastic fight between Carlos Condit and Rory MacDonald, and a rare Mirko Cro Cop submission victory. The organization’s last four trips out west however, have not been…

June 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 174 took place tonight (June 14, 2014) at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C., and overall the card was mediocre as it featured a number of main card fights that went the distance and weren’t exciting to watch, although the prelims were much better than expected. Overall, five favorites won while five underdogs cashed and…

June 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Your Best Bets for UFC 174’s ‘Fight of The Night’ UFC 174 will be live from the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C., Canada with an 11-fight card, including an action-packed five-five main card that will kick off at 10pm ET, with preliminary action getting going at 5pm ET on FOX Sports 1. After the fights…

June 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 174 is a three-round welterweight bout between Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and Rory “Ares” MacDonald. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists MacDonaldas a -118 favorite (bet $118 to win $100) while Woodley is a +108 underdog (bet $100 to win $108). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally…

June 13th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 174 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to…

June 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 174 is a five-round title fight between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and Ali “Puncher King” Bagautinov. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Johnson as a -660 favorite (bet $660 to win $100) while Bagautinov is a +540 underdog (bet $540 to win $110). MMA…

June 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 174 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Brendan “The Hybrid” Schaub and Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Schaub as a -160 favorite (bet $160 to win $100) while Arlovski is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win $140). MMA…

June 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 174 is a light heavyweight fight between Ovince “OSP” St-Preux and Ryan “The Big Deal” Jimmo. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists OSP as a -140 favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Jimmo is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120). MMA oddsmaker…

June 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bout at UFC 174 is a three-round light heavyweight bout between Ryan “Darth” Bader and Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Bader as a -150 favorite (bet $150 to win $100) while Cavalcante is a +130 underdog (bet $100 to win $130). MMA oddsmaker…

June 13th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 174 Date: June 14, 2014 Arena: Rogers Arena City: Vancouver, B.C., Canada Flyweight title bout: Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (-600) vs Ali “Puncher” Bagautinov (+450) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 174 on Pay Per View will be a five-round title bout between UFC Flyweight Champion, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and challenger, Ali…

June 13th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This Saturday will mark the first time in UFC history that a flyweight bout will serve as the main event for one of the organization’s pay-per-view events. Demetrious Johnson will attempt to remain the only 125lb champion that Zuffa has ever seen, as he makes his fourth title defense against Ali Bagautinov. While most don’t…

June 13th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brad Taschuk were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 174 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the MMAOB staff writer joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Flyweight Title Bout (c) Demetrious Johnson vs Ali Bagautinov UFC Welterweight…

May 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 174: JOHNSON VS. BAGAUTINOV Date: June 14, 2014 Location: Vancouver, BC Venue: Rogers Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson (-425) Since losing to bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in October, 2011, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (19-2-1) has taken over the UFC’s flyweight division with relative ease. He won the UFC’s four-man flyweight tournament with wins over Ian…

April 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 174 has its main event, and it will be a title fight. The world’s leading MMA promotion yesterday announced that Demetrious Johnson will put his UFC flyweight championship on the line against Ali Bagautinov in the five-round main event of UFC 174, which takes place June 14 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia….

February 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

After earning his second-straight win in the UFC this past Saturday night at UFC 170, I believe Zach Makovsky deserves the next crack at the UFC flyweight title. The former Bellator bantamweight champion has won four-straight fights at 125 pounds since being released from Bellator MMA, including winning the RFA flyweight championship against Mike Manzanares…

February 2nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 38 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Bryan Levick (@BryanLevickMMA), the co-host of Alchemist Radio to talk about how he became involved in MMA industry. Also Bryan helps to recap the major storylines from UFC 169 and discusses Titan FC’s upcoming event. The Big Three 1) Aldo defeats Lamas with…

February 2nd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Out of twelve fights at UFC 169, judges were called in to give the verdict on ten of them. As anyone who has watched MMA for more than a few events can attest, that is far too large a sample to take place without calamity occurring. However, judges weren’t the only ones responsible for some…

January 31st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 169 Date: February 1, 2014 Arena: Prudential Center City: Newark, NJ Lightweight bout: Ali “Puncher” Bagautinov (-140) vs John “Hands of Stone” Lineker (+120) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 169 main card will feature a flyweight contest that is sure to produce fireworks when Ali “Puncher King” Bagautinov and John “Hands of Stone” Lineker square…

January 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of five main card bouts at UFC 169 is a potential title eliminator in the flyweight division between Ali “Puncher King” Bagautinov and John “Hands of Stone” Lineker. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Bagautinov as a -140 betting favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Linker is a +120 underdog…

December 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC has announced a number of new and exciting matchups over the last few days, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ve decided to give my quick take on all of these new fights. Ali Bagautinov vs. John Lineker, UFC 169 The first big fight announcement that I want to write about is…

November 20th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

With multiple events taking place in the last few weeks, the MMA Oddsbreaker rankings were bound to see some shake-ups, and that’s exactly the case in this update, as multiple weight classes saw some major movement. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (member of official UFC rankings panel) and Jason Nawara (MiddleEasy editor) have taken over the…

September 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC on Wednesday announced a ton of new fights. Here’s my initial thoughts on all of them. Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown, UFC on FOX 9 The biggest fight announcement of the bunch is a welterweight bout at UFC on FOX 9 between No. 3-ranked Carlos Condit and the surging Matt Brown, who has…

September 1st, 2013
Gabe Killian

Flyweight bout: Ali Bagautinov (-280) vs Marcos Vinicius (+240) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC Fight Night 28 main card is a battle between two warriors looking to make their mark in the UFC’s flyweight division, when the Russian Ali Bagautinov takes on TUF: Brazil season one’s Marcos Vinicius. Bagautinov is currently the…