Anthony Birchak

March 29th, 2017
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 12th, 2017
James Lynch

Anthony Birchak (12-3) discusses his upcoming fight against Tatsuya Kawajiri (35-11-2) at RIZIN 2017 in Yokohama: Sakura on Apr. 16th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Anthony also talks about why he left the UFC, how this deal with RIZIN came together and moving up to featherweight for this fight

July 5th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 90: dos Anjos vs Alvarez Date: July 7, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas on Thursday, July 7th with UFC Fight Night 90: dos Anjos vs Alvarez. The 12-fight card airs entirely on UFC Fight Pass, with preliminary…

July 5th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 90 bantamweight Anthony Birchak as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card fight this Thursday night (July 7, 2016) against Dileno Lopes at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.  

May 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Undisclosed injury forces Josh Thomson off Bellator 154 fight with Michael Chandler Lightweight Josh Thomson has pulled out of his fight with Michael Chandler due to an undisclosed injury according to FloCombat.com. Both Thomson’s (22-8 ) and Chandler (14-3) are both coming off back-to-back wins. There is no word on what type of injury Thomson had sustained. A replacement opponent…

November 6th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 77 bantamweight Thomas Almeida as he prepares for his upcoming main card fight this Saturday (November 7, 2015) against Thomas Almeida at the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The former MFC champion has seen the flaws in his upcoming undefeated opponent and he’s not planning on letting Almeida off…

November 4th, 2015
Mike James

One of UFC Fight Night 77’s featured fights is a bantamweight contest between fast rising and heavily hyped prospect Thomas “Thominhas” Almeida and Anthony “El Toro” Birchak. Almeida is one of the top prospects in the sport and could very well challenge for the bantamweight title someday. His counterpart, Birchak, is a solid fighter that absolutely…

October 25th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 128 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by former Bellator MMA broadcaster Sean Wheelock about being the new voice of Titan FC. We’re also joined by UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak who has a big fight coming up November 7th against Thomas Almedia at UFC…

June 6th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 68. 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. Tim Boetsch vs. Yushin Okami – UFC 144 Upcoming Bout: Tim Boetsch…

June 6th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 68 bantamweight Anthony Birchak as he prepares for his upcoming main card fight tonight (June 6, 2015) against Joe Soto at the Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. The former MFC bantamweight champion knows he’s fighting for his life in there against Soto and he could…

June 4th, 2015
James Lynch

On this extra edition of The Parting Shot Podcast brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, I (@LynchOnSports) welcome UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak who fights this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 68 against Joe Soto. Birchak talked about a variety of topics in this 18 minute interview – Becoming recently engaged – His challenging 2014 (including…

March 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A bantamweight fight that was supposed to go down last summer has been re-booked for a summertime event this year. The UFC announced late Thursday that 135lbers Joe Soto and Anthony Birchak have agreed to fight each other at UFC Fight Night 68, which takes place June 6 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans,…

August 27th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fantasy website Kountermove is back with another freeroll for MMAOddsBreaker.com readers. If you’re not familiar with how the site works, here’s a brief snippet from the site owners, themselves. Kountermove brings the traditional fantasy format to MMA. Accumulation of points and a salary cap make fantasy MMA more intriguing than…

August 25th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 177 bantamweight Anthony Birchak as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout against Joe Soto this Saturday (August 3o, 2014) at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The former MFC bantamweight champion hasn’t fought in a year, and he’s champing at the bit to get in there…

August 13th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Well it seems UFC 178 simply isn’t meant to be the blockbuster event everyone had it pegged as since way back in March, when Alexander Gustafsson reclaimed his #1 contender’s slot with a victory over Jimi Manuwa. Few saw Jon Jones’ April title defense against Glover Teixeira as more than a mere detour on the…

October 4th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This Friday from the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the MFC will make its return to fight promotion after a five month absence with MFC 38. The organization has stacked the card with three title bouts, and it should make for an excellent night of fights on AXS TV. The organization put together…

October 3rd, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with MFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak as he gets prepared for his upcoming (Oct. 4, 2013) MFC 38 main event title bout against Tito Jones at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Apex MMA standout had some strong words about his own potential and what this upcoming title…