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February 11th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin recap UFC 234 and answer all of your MMA questions. Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for anything your purchase during…

November 26th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple of new bouts have been added to upcoming fight cards, one of which is an important middleweight fight, and here are my thoughts on all of them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Justin Frazier vs. Juan Francisco Dieppa, TUF 28 Finale Heavyweights Justin Frazier and Juan Francisco Dieppa will face off in…

March 8th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in back in Las Vegas, NV this past Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. It was an entertaining night of fights, and the scraps are now behind us, so let’s take a look at some potential matchups featuring a few of the competitors from…

February 15th, 2017
Jay Primetown

With UFC 208 behind us, there were many noteworthy performances which saw fighters’ stock rise. Jay Primetown takes a look at the key performers and what’s next for them. Islam Makhachev Overview: The Dagestani fighter and training partner of Khabib Nurmagomedov was tasked with a tough fight at UFC 208 against American Nik Lentz, who…

February 14th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The press conference is the last official business to take care of before the UFC moves on to the next card. Below you’ll find video footage of Holly Holm, Anderson Silva, Glover Teixeira and Jacare Souza from the UFC 208 post-fight press conference. Video credit: NESN.com

February 13th, 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 208 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. 1) Germaine De Randamie by Decision (+220) De Randamie defeated Holly…

February 9th, 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 co-main event of UFC 208 as the legendary Anderson Silva returns to the Octagon to square off against Top 10 middleweight Derek Brunson. Derek Brunson (Record: 16-4, -150 Favorite,…

February 8th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis is back breaking down the first PPV of the year. Before that we talked about the group of current free agents and then went over the UFC Fight Night 104 card from the past weekend. Listen Here: Consensus Bet: Parlay: Jacare Souza/Glover Texeira (-108) Half Play: Nik Lentz (+220) Consensus Bet Record…

February 4th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Earlier today, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting odds for the main card of UFC 208. The main event between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie for the newly minted UFC women’s featherweight title has had a line out for a couple of weeks now. It has bounced all around even, with Holm opening…

July 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Anderson Silva steps in for Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 200  Thursday UFC President Dana White announced that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva will step in against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva (33-7) is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 84, which pushed him to…

July 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With the shocking announcement 24 hours ago that Jon Jones was out of the main event of UFC 200, the promotion has been scrambling to find a replacement. They found one in former middleweight champion and pound-for-pound legend Anderson Silva, who will return to the Octagon to battle Cormier in a non-title bout on the…

May 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Anderson Silva forced to withdraw from UFC 198 due to injury MMAFighting reported yesterday that Anderson Silva is out of Saturdays UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall. The former middleweight champion had to undergo surgery to remove his gall bladder. Silva’s coach Luiz Carlos Dorea had this to say “He called me and said ‘I’m going to…

May 10th, 2016
James Lynch

With no major fight announcements and no major news yesterday, here’s a ton of UFC 198 content for your viewing pleasure.   UFC 198 Countdown: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic     UFC 198 Countdown: Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza     UFC 198 Countdown: Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall     UFC 198 Embedded: Episode 1 …

May 9th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 198 middleweight bout between Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall. I spoke to the following fighters. Brian Rogers – Bellator light heavyweight – 00:00:09 Peter Barrett – Cage Titans lightweight – 00:01:07 Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight…

May 8th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

When the Octagon heads down to Brazil for UFC 198, the card will be most reminiscent of the Brazilian cards the company put in 2011 and 2012 when it re-entered the country. The list of Brazilian legends competing on the card includes Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, ‘Jacare’ Souza, ‘Shogun’ Rua, Demian Maia, and of course…

March 28th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With today’s announcement of Cris “Cyborg” Justino making her UFC debut, the upcoming UFC 198 event just keeps getting bigger and bigger. The event is already headlined by a UFC heavyweight title bout between champion Fabricio Werdum and challenger Stipe Miocic (which we opened earlier this month). A middleweight number one contender bout between former champion…

March 17th, 2016
James Lynch

Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall scheduled for UFC 198 Per MMA Fighting, Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall middleweight bout is being targeted for UFC 198 in Brazil. Silva (33-7, 1 NC) is coming off somewhat of a controversial unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 84 last month. Prior to that Silva had beaten Nick Diaz…

March 15th, 2016
Gabe Killian

In this clip uploaded by Fancy MMA, former UFC Middleweight Champion is hilarious in his reenactment of a scene from the hit motion picture Bad Boys II. When his daughters boyfriend arrived at their home to take her out on a date, Silva began portraying the character played by Martin Lawrence in the film. It…

March 14th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with top mixed martial arts trainer Jason Parillo about his pupil Michael Bisping’s performance against Anderson Silva in UFC Fight Night 84 main event late last month (February 27, 2016) at the 02 Arena in London, England.

March 14th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with top mixed martial arts referee Herb Dean about the controversy which took place at the end of the third round of the UFC Fight Night 84 main event late last month (February 27, 2016) between Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva.

March 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson fight is under discussion UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani reports that discussion is underway for a potential matchup between Rory MacDonald and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Thompson (12-1) last saw action earning the most impressive performance of his career. The 33-year old is coming off the a first-round TKO finish over former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks….

March 1st, 2016
James Lynch

Ed Soares calls for Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping rematch  Long-time manager for Anderson Silva, Ed Soares made an Instagram post Sunday saying that he wants to see a rematch between the UFC Fight Night 84 headliners in Brazil.       Bisping (28-7) defeated Silva by unanimous decision this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 84….

February 28th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 145 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and Nuetrition Supplements Special Guest co-host Nick Rizner of MMA MAD and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by Titan FC commentator Sean Wheelock to preview Friday’s Titan FC 37 card. Then former Titan FC champion Kurt Holobaugh who talks about his upcoming fight with Frodo Khasbulaev at the Akhmat Featherweight Grand…

February 26th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 84: “Silva vs Bisping” takes place today (Friday, February 26, 2016) from inside the O2 Arena in London, England. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 11:00 am ET. The event is headlined by a middleweight bout between Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping. UFC Fight Night…

February 26th, 2016
Brad Wharton

By Brad Wharton It’s tough to imagine a time when an Anderson Silva-helmed Saturday night spectacular would be overshadowed in the MMA bubble, let alone by something as supposedly trivial as a press conference. But when this week’s page in the history book (or Wikipedia) is written, 20 minutes of glorious televised shit-talking in a UFC…

February 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 highly anticipated clash between England’s Michael Bisping and former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva. Bisping enters this fight on a two fight winning streak; his last win a…

February 25th, 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 84 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for…

February 25th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 84 main event featuring Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping. Spoke to the following fighters. Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight T.J Laramie – Canadian bantamweight fighter Kurt Holobaugh – Former Titan FC featherweight champion…

February 25th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The most creative striker in MMA history sans his blue vials fighting a hometown career contender never quite able to make the jump to the elite, and now without the use of one of his eyes. In the afternoon. On Fight Pass. Good pacing. Yay. Oh yeah, a champion will be jumping two weight classes…

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 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

While UFC Fight Night 83 is going on right now, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will be holding another event this upcoming weekend (February 27, 2016). The event will be headlined by a battle of two of the most popular middleweights ever as former champion Anderson Silva takes on Michael Bisping at the 02 Arena in London,…

February 19th, 2016
Betting Bruiser

The legacy of Royce Gracie is a sore spot that has largely gone unseen and unheard of, but quite frankly, it’s ugly. Perhaps never given as much attention because it happened so late in his career or that it happened outside the UFC, but Gracie tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) after his win over Kazushi Sakuraba at…

December 28th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 83: Silva vs. Bisping Date: February 27, 2016 Location: London, England Venue: The O2 Arena Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Middleweight Contender Anderson Silva (-235) Profile: The last three years have been a nightmare for Anderson Silva (33-6 1NC). Long considered the top pound-for-pound MMA fighter on the planet, “The Spider” saw his UFC records for the most…

December 25th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 83 adds Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping as it’s main event  UFC officials announced Thursday that the promotion is putting their most decorated middleweight champion on UFC Fight Pass. Silva (33-6) is scheduled to complete for the first time since win over Nick Diaz, a fight which he won but was later overturned to…

December 2nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

It’s been the talk at office water coolers for weeks now that the main event for March’s UFC 197 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil could be a rematch between Brazilian middleweights Anderson “The Spider” Silva and “The Phenom” Vitor Belfort. Their first bout took place at UFC 126 nearly five years ago, where Silva succesfully…

November 24th, 2015
James Lynch

In your Tuesday edition of MMA Odds and Ends we’ve got an interesting matchup booked in the featherweight division, a report about a mega rematch in the middleweight division, Cyborg’s next fight and the show that just keeps on giving – The Ultimate Fighter – announced their details for Season 23 tryouts.   Dennis Bermudez…

September 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Nearly eight months after his last appearance inside a cage, Nick Diaz finally had his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier today. To put it mildly, things did not go well for Mr. Diaz. While the punishment technically could have been more harsh, the commission effectively put an end to Diaz’ career as…

August 17th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Surprisingly, no fights were announced over the last three days in any of the major promotions. Instead, we’ll be talking the biggest story of late last week, which was the final ruling of Anderson Silva’s failed drug test for UFC 183 from earlier this year. Silva defeated Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC…

April 20th, 2015
James Lynch

Canadian fan favourite Patrick “The Predator” Cote returns to the octagon later this month when he faces off with Joe Riggs in a welterweight bout on the UFC 186 prelims. Starting his UFC tenure in 2004, the 35-year old French Canadian will be making his 17th octagon appearance when he competes April 25th. While he’s…

February 8th, 2015
Brad Wharton

It was supposed to be the UFC’s comeback year. After the horror show that was 2014, with event cancellations, an injury epidemic that wiped out or altered nearly all of their originally advertised Pay Per View main events, depressing TV ratings and an impending lawsuit that could change the business forever, 2015’s marquee first quarter…

February 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 was a dark day for the sport of mixed martial arts, as the UFC announced that, just days after their main event fight at UFC 183, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both failed drug tests, with Silva testing positive for two anabolic steroids in a pre-fight drug test…

February 3rd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Just one month through the calendar and some of the year end awards may have already been decided for 2015. The month of January saw four UFC events, one each from Bellator and World Series of Fighting, and a pair of AXS TV promotions put on cards. Not to mention the countless regional events that…

February 1st, 2015
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets 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’s five crazy UFC 183 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Anderson Silva wins by decision (+423)/Silva wins by unanimous decision (+495) A…

February 1st, 2015
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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 183. Surprises Thiago Alves — “The Pitbull” is back. After getting outstruck by Jordan Mein in the first round…

February 1st, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 90 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Sherdog.com MMA Analyst Patrick Wyman to talk about prospects and the technical side of breaking down fights. The PR guru Mike Russell joins us to talk about the Jon Jones situation and the overall image of MMA. Finally WSOF…

February 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 183 concluded the biggest month for the promotion in over a year. The card saw the return of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva, as well as former welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz in a main event that seemed delightfully offbeat heading into the fight, and played out exactly that way. The fight wasn’t exactly…

February 1st, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 183 took place Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the event overall was quite entertaining, even though the main event proved to be one of the stranger fights in recent memory. Overall from a betting perspective, eight betting favorites won while three underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

January 31st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 183. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1. Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin – UFC 101 Upcoming Bout: Anderson Silva vs. Nick…

January 30th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This week, the MMA Analysis crew takes a look into one of the deepest UFC cards in recent memory. UFC 183 features a fascinating main event, and as many as three number one contenders bouts. Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean discuss all twelve bouts on the card and offer their plays for Saturday night. MMA…

January 28th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 183 is a five-round middleweight bout between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Silva is a -470 favorite (bet $470 to win $100) while Diaz is a +375 underdog (bet $100 to win $375). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Silva at…

January 28th, 2015
Adam Martin.

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