andrei arlovski

January 30th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Denver, CO for the sixth time in promotional history last Saturday (January 28, 2017) with UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena. It was an incredible night of mixed martial arts action that saw eight of 12 bouts end inside the distance, and with everything now in our…

January 30th, 2017
James Lynch

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Julianna Pena full fight video highlights Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Ngannou video highlights Dana White says Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather about as likely as himself backing up Tom Brady in Super Bowl

December 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Ngannou set for UFC on FOX 23 UFC officials announced that former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will battle prospect Francis Ngannou on Jan. 28 at UFC on FOX 23. Arlovski (25-13, 1 NC) heads into this matchup off three-straight stoppage losses to Stipe Miocic, Alistair Overeem, and Josh Barnett. Ngannou (9-1) has gone 4-0 in…

September 5th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 172  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) recap all the action from UFC on Fight Night 93 and preview UFC 203. No guests this week.   The Big Three  1)  Josh Barnett submits Andrei Arlovski. Is it time for “Pitbull” to hang them up? 2) Anything else stand out…

September 2nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 93: Arlovski vs Barnett Date: September 3, 2016 Arena: Barclaycard, Arena City: Hamburg, Germany Heavyweight bout: Andrei Arlovski (+130) vs Josh Barnett (-150) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 93 main event will be a showdown between a pair of former UFC heavyweight champions, as Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski gets set to…

September 1st, 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 on Fox 21 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in…

September 1st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Going from McGregor/Diaz 2 to UFC on Fox 21 to a Fight Pass card in Hamburg, Germany is quite the transition, but as usual the MMA Analysis pulls it off expertly. With famous explorer Christopher Columbus joining the likes of Bang (defeater of Kuntz), and the Horse Lord Ilir Latifi, UFC Hamburg was right up…

August 31st, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC Fight Night 93 main event between Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett. Click below to see who picked who. I spoke to the following fighters. Jimmie Rivera – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:09 Greg Rebello – CES heavyweight – 00:00:24 Sabah Fadai – Hard Knocks featherweight – 00:00:47 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:00:56  

August 30th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC Fight Night 93 Date: September 3, 2016 Location: Hamburg, Germany Venue: Barclaycard Arena Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett Perhaps the longest tenured top 10 fighter in MMA, Barnett has been making waves since he debuted in the UFC back in 2001. A short-lived UFC title run due to a…

August 30th, 2016
James Lynch

Bobby Lashley vs. Josh Appelt official as co-main event of Bellator 162 Bellator officials announced Monday that heavyweight Bobby Lashley will face Josh Appelt at Bellator 162 in Memphis, Tennessee. Lashley (14-2) heads into this matchup off a seven fight winning streak, including four-straight wins in Bellator. He’s coming off a TKO victory over James Thompson back in…

August 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After a massive pay-per-view and a Fox card, the UFC will be switching gears as the Octagon heads to Hamburg, Germany for UFC Fight Night 93 — an event exclusive to Fight Pass. The card has a very European feel as well, with only one fight not featuring a European fighter, and that was due…

August 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano gives his side of the story regarding client Johny Hendricks missing weight at UFC 200 during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lou also talks about working with Jose “Shorty” Torres ahead of his Titan FC 40 title bout, working with Andrei Arlovski for his upcoming fight against Josh…

May 30th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 88: Cody Garbrandt vs. Thomas Almeida video highlights   UFC Fight Night 88: Jeremy Stephens vs. Renan Barao video highlights   Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett headlines Sept 3rd’s UFC Fight Night in Hamburg UFC officials announced Sunday that Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett will headline UFC Hamburg on September 3rd. rlovski (25-12) is…

May 9th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 87: Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Silva highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Nikita Krylov vs. Francimar Barroso highlights     Michael Chiesa vs. Tony Ferguson official as UFC Fight Night 91 headliner  UFC officials announced Sunday during the UFC…

May 8th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 155 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by UFC middleweight Tamdan McCrory who takes on Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night 89 on June 18th. Then we’re joined by newly crowned Titan FC welterweight champion Belal Muhammad, who recently defeated Steve Carl at Titan…

May 7th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Sundays UFC Fight Night Rotterdam main event between Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski. I spoke to the following fighters. Curtis Blaydes – UFC Heavyweight 00:00:09 Kevin Woltkamp – Shamrock FC Heavyweight 00:00:20 Jeremy May – M-1 Global Heavyweight 00:00:52 Adam Milstead…

May 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano discusses working with his new client Andrei Arlovski ahead his UFC Fight Night 87 bout during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Lou also talks about working with Jon Jones and “Bones” win at UFC 197. He also talks about his busy schedule, challenges of taking on…

May 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 87: “Overeem vs Arlovski” takes place today (Saturday, May 7, 2016) from inside the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 11:30 am ET. The event is headlined by a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski. UFC Fight Night…

May 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

We like to joke around on The MMA Analysis, but every once in a while something serious worthy of mention happens in the MMA world. Unfortunately this week’s episode was recorded prior to the tragic news of Jordan Parsons’ passing after a hit-and-run accident. The MMA Analysis wishes all the best to the Parsons family,…

May 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 87 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

May 3rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands Heavyweight bout: Alistair Overeem (-225) vs Andrei Arlovski (+185) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 87 will be a five round heavyweight tilt between Jackson-Wink MMA training partners Alistair “The Reem” Overeem and Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski. Overeem…

April 30th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The UFC is set to make their first trip to one of kickboxing’s hotspots on Sunday, May 8th, as UFC Fight Night 87 will go live from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Most MMA fans are at least somewhat familiar with the rich history of Dutch kickboxing — the winners of all but four of the 19 K-1…

April 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8th, 2016 Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands Venue: Ahoy Rotterdam Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 Alistair Overeem Controversy has surrounded former Strikeforce, DREAM, and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem ever since he’s entered the UFC. A crushing debut against Brock Lesnar had him set up to fight for the UFC heavyweight title in…

March 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is going on a three week hiatus after this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 85 event, but there are still plenty of fights to get excited about in the coming weeks and months. UFC on Fox 19 will take place on April 16th and will feature several high profile bouts including a rematch between…

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…

January 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 195 took place tonight (Saturday, January 2nd, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and was headlined by Robbie Lawler defending his welterweight title against Carlos Condit. Overall from a betting perspective, Lawler/Condit closed at even money while seven favorites won along four underdogs coming through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

December 29th, 2015
Mike James

UFC 195’s co-main event is a heavyweight contest between #3 ranked Stipe Miocic and #2 ranked Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski. Miocic enters this matchup on the heels of the biggest win of his career, a technical knockout victory over the always game Mark Hunt this past May. Arlovski, meanwhile, has won four consecutive fights…

October 22nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Yesterday was a big day in regards to fight cancellations, fight announcements, fighters being cut, you name it. None was bigger than the main event for this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 76 event being scrapped so let’s start with that: Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier A concussion suffered by Joe Duffy less than a week…

September 6th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

There was something that wasn’t quite right about UFC 191, and it wasn’t that it was a Demetrious Johnson headlined card that was doomed to fail commercially. No, the big thing wrong with UFC 191 was that former flyweight John Lineker and bantamweight slugger Francisco Rivera weren’t on the main card. Instead, TUF winner Corey…

September 6th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 121 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First one of MMA’s biggest names Stephie “Crooklyn” Haynes joins the show to talk about her career and some of the hot topics in MMA. Then Canadian featherweight Mike Malott discusses his Bellator debut at their “Dynamite” event on…

September 4th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 191 Date: September 5, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Heavyweight bout: Andrei Arlovski (-150) vs Frank Mir (+130) Fight Breakdown: Two former UFC Heavyweight Champions and resurging big men will go toe to toe in the main event of the evening in Las Vegas this Saturday night. With each man…

September 2nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With the choppy UFC schedule of late, the MMA Analysis has been forced to put out some episodes with more filler than normal. However, this week your hosts are back back at what they do best, breaking down fights and making bad jokes. The targets are a plenty too, from the ever-present needling of some…

September 1st, 2015
Mike James

The co-main event of UFC 191 is heavyweight fight between two fighters that have recently had a career resurgence. Each fighter had lost four in a row at one point, most of which were by knockout. However, these two veterans showed off their heart and resilience by improving their overall game and putting together some…

July 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

An upcoming pay-per-view has a pretty huge heavyweight fight in the works. Posted below are my thoughts on the potential battle of former champions: Andrei Arlovski vs Frank Mir, UFC 191 The upcoming Demetrious Johnson-headlined event in early September is looking to add more star power and both Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir will provide…

June 2nd, 2015
James Lynch

UFC heavyweight Shawn “The Savage” Jordan looks to extend his winning streak to three straight on Saturday when he faces off against Derrick Lewis, in a rematch, at UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans. The former LSU fullback spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 107 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” and discussed a variety of topics.  …

May 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts is a three-round heavyweight bout between Travis Browne and Andrei Arlovski. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Browne is a -450 favorite (bet $450 to win $100) while Arlovski is a +360 underdog (bet $100 to win $360). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Browne at -405 and…

May 20th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Heavyweight bout: Andrei Arlovski (+360) vs Travis Browne (-450) Fight Breakdown: Saturday’s UFC 187 main card on Pay-Per-View will be featuring a heavyweight tilt between Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski and Travis “Hapa” Browne, with Arlovski currently a +360 ($100 to…

September 22nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 71, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Bellator 126 fighter Mike Richman, to talk about his fight against Ed West this Friday. Then MMA broadcaster Richard Hunter joins us to talk about his career and covering UFC 178 next weekend. The Big Three 1)   Mark Hunt knocks out Roy Nelson. How close…

September 16th, 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’s the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 51. Surprises Andrei Arlovski — A few years ago, Andrei Arlovski was on a four-fight losing streak and…

September 16th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 51 was live from Brasilia, Brazil this past Saturday night (Sept. 13, 2014) on UFC Fight Pass with a fairly good night of fights. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of the Night’. The lines to wager…

September 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 51 was live from Brasilia, Brazil this past Saturday night (Sept. 13, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and after a solid night of fights, I am left with some potential match-ups to think about… Iuri Alcantara vs Johnny Eduardo Alcantara kept his win streak alive, defeating the Hawaiian Russell Doane via controversial…

September 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 52, Bellator 124 and World Series of Fighting 13 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…

September 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 Fight Night 51 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Andrei Arlovski wins by T/KO (+800)/Arlovski wins in round 1 (+1450) In…

September 14th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 70, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Fight Network host Robin Black to talk about his upcoming fight at KOTC: Madness on September 19th. Then middleweight fighter Brian “The Professional Predator” Rogers joins the show to talk about his co-main event fight at Bellator 125 on Friday. Finally Bryan Levick, head of public…

September 14th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

On Saturday night in Brasilia, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski looked as spry as he has in years, earning a first round knockout over Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva. The victory will go down as one of the bigger upsets in 2014, and moved Arlovski to a surprising 8-1, with 1 no contest over his past…

September 13th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The UFC returned to Brazil on Saturday as UFC Fight Night 51 gave us an 11-fight card from Brasilia, Brazil. All told, seven favorites came through on the evening, while three underdogs cashed, including a big upset by Andrei Arlovski in the main event. The eleventh bout was one of the rare fights that closed…

September 13th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 51 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning night, going 2-1 for +4.35 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 51: 2-1 +4.35 units Wins: 3u: Rani Yahya vs Johnny Bedford UNDER 2.5 (-145), George Sullivan (+155) Losses: 3u: Larissa Moreia Pacheco (-110) Free…

September 13th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this week as UFC Fight Night 51 nears, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the latest articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down tonight (September 13, 2014) from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil and features a powerful heavyweight rematch between Antonio…

September 13th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 51 Date: September 13, 2014 Arena: Nilson Nelson Gymnasium City: Brasilia, Brazil UFC Fight Night 51 will be live this Saturday (September 13th) night from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. The event will produce an 11-fight card, including a six fight main card that will be streaming live on UFC…

September 12th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off another slightly losing night, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to get back to their winning ways with UFC Fight Night 51. After losing 1.8 units at UFC Fight Night 50 last weekend, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 31.105 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s…

September 12th, 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 Fight Night 51 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available…

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