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May 16th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 198 Video Highlights: Stipe Miocic vs. Fabricio Werdum      UFC 198 Video Highlights: Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort     UFC 198 Video Highlights: Cristiane Justino vs. Leslie Smith     Michael Chandler vs. Patricky ‘Pitbull’ for vacant lightweight title set for Bellator 157 After Bellator decided to cut lightweight champion Will Brooks and make him…

September 2nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Yesterday there was plenty of news surrounding perhaps the two greatest heavyweights to ever compete in MMA. First, Combat Press published an article stating that Fedor Emelianenko had officially signed with the UFC, but the deal was yet to be made public. While that very much may be the case, Fedor’s former manager/agent/business partner Vadim…

April 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A trio of new UFC bouts were recently announced, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on each. Mirsad Bektic vs. Renato Carneiro, UFC Fight Night 67 A featherweight bout between prospects Mirsad Bektic and Renato Carneiro will go down at UFC Fight Night 67, which takes place May 30…

April 12th, 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 Fight Night 39. Surprises Ramsey Nijem — In the opening main card bout on Fight Pass, Ramsey Nijem absolutely obliterated Beneil…

April 12th, 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 39 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Roy Nelson wins in round one (+200) In the main event of…

April 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 39 took place today from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, and the event was surprisingly a lot of fun considering the relative lack of stars featured on the card. Overall, six favorites won while one dog cashed and one fight was canceled. Here’s a betting recap for UFC Fight Night 39 based on…

April 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

For today’s special edition Fight Day edition of MMA Odds and Ends, I’ve combed through the entire UFC Fight Night 39 prop bets available at 5Dimes Sportsbook and have selected five which I believe have a very good chance of winning. Here they are. Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira doesn’t go three-round distance (-215) In…

April 11th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Here are my prop plays for UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi… Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira (+120) vs Roy “Big Country” Nelson (-130) Fight Doesn’t Go to Decision (-215) 3.01u to win 1.4u I don’t see this fight going all five rounds of action. I won’t be surprised if it does, but the line…

April 10th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something new we at MMAOddsBreaker.com decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC Fight Night 39 today (April 11, 2014) which…

April 10th, 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. Our UFC Fight Night 39 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

April 6th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 39 Date: April 11, 2014 Arena: DU Arena City: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Heavyweight bout: Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira (+135) vs Roy “Big Country” Nelson (-155) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi will be a five-round heavyweight contest between former PRIDE and UFC interim…

April 6th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 47 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome newly signed Titan FC heavyweight Kalib Starnes (@kalibstarnes) to discuss his upcoming fight against Dave Herman at Titan FC 28 on April 25th. The Big Three 1) Holly Holm wins Legacy 135lb title — should UFC sign her now? 2) Josh Burkman re-signs…

April 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 39 is a five-round heavyweight bout between Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Nelson as a -155 favorite (bet $155 to win $100) while Nogueira is a +135 underdog (bet $100 to win $135). MMA oddsmaker…

April 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 39 is a featherweight bout between Clay “The Carpenter” Guida and Tatsuya “Crusher” Kawajiri. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Guida as a -140 favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Kawajiri is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120). MMA oddsmaker originally opened…

April 5th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Abu Dhabi for UFC Fight Night 39, on April 11th, with nine scheduled bouts, including a four-fight main card that will be streaming live at 2pm ET on UFC Fight Pass. If interested in wagering on the match-ups on this card, you can do so at 5Dimes Sportsbooks Getting…

March 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas released the betting odds for the four main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 39 over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on all four fights. Also, be sure to keep an eye out for my full-length fight breakdowns for all four fights…

March 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday revealed the official bout order for UFC Fight Night 39, which takes place April 11 in Abu Dhabi. Here it is below. Main Card: Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Clay Guida Ryan LaFlare vs. John Howard Beneil Dariush vs. Ramsey Nijem Prelims: Jared Rosholt vs. Daniel Omielanczuk Johnny…

February 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced a number of new bouts for the UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson card, which takes place April 11, 2014 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The previously announced bouts, many of which I have given my thoughts on in previous editions of MMA Odds and Ends,…

December 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

An intriguing rumor is making the rounds during fight week in Las Vegas on the eve of UFC 168, and it concerns the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. It all started earlier in the week, when a fan on the underground posted that Lesnar wanted to return to the UFC. The rumor…

June 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC heavyweight Dave Herman today went before the Nevada State Athletic Commission in hopes of attaining a fighter’s license to fight at UFC 162, the final hurdle he must complete before he is allowed to fight again following his UFC-imposed six-month drug suspension for a positive drug test for marijuana following a submission loss to…

June 10th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC’s FUEL 10 show, which was also the finale event for the second season of the UFC reality show ‘TUF Brazil’, came to us Saturday night live from Brazil, and the card provided finish after finish as the Brazilian fighters came out and left it all in the octagon. The main event saw Fabricio…

June 8th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 10 was one of the most entertaining cards top to bottom of the year as 10 of the 12 fights on the card ended by either knockout or submission. Here’s a betting recap of the event based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook: UFC On FUEL TV 10 Favorites That…

June 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 10 Ginasio Paulo Sarasate Saturday, June 8, 2013 Heavyweight bout: Fabricio Werdum (-320) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (+260) Fight Breakdown: The main event of UFC on FUEL TV 10 is a five-round heavyweight bout between TUF Brazil 2 coaches Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Werdum is a -320 favorite (bet $320…

June 7th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC on FuelTV 10 Saturday, June 8, 2013 Heavyweights: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Big Picture: It’s a PRIDE rematch 7 years in the making. Nogueira and Werdum have each fought the who’s who of MMA heavyweights through their illustrious careers, and will finally face off in the Octagon after…

June 7th, 2013
Matty

UFC on Fuel TV 10: June 8, 2013 Ginásio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Brazil UFC Heavyweight Contender Fabricio Werdum (-170) Profile: Fabricio Werdum (16-5-1) is probably best known as the man who ended a 28-fight unbeaten streak by MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko, but he has seen mixed results since that career-defining submission that capped off their…

June 7th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Anytime the man known as ‘Minotauro’ steps into the Octagon at this point, it’s hard not to look back on what may be the most accomplished career any heavyweight has had in the sport of MMA. Despite having the spectre of Fedor Emelianenko casting a shadow over a great deal of his career, Antonio Rodrigo…

June 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 10 Ginasio Paulo Sarasate Saturday, June 8, 2013 Light heavyweight bout: Rafael Cavalcante (-210) vs. Thiago Silva (+175) Fight Breakdown: Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante makes his long-awaited UFC debut fresh off a year-long drug suspension when he takes on veteran Thiago Silva — also fresh off a drug suspension — in the co-main…

June 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 10 Ginasio Paulo Sarasate Saturday, June 8, 2013 Welterweight bout: Erick Silva (-420) vs. Jason High (+335) Fight Breakdown: Top Brazilian prospect Erick Silva returns to the Octagon when he takes on American Jason High in a main-card welterweight bout at UFC on FUEL TV 10. Silva is currently a -420 favorite…

June 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the most intriguing matchups of the spring takes place in just over a week at UFC on FUEL TV 10 as Brazilian hotshot prospect Erick Silva returns to the cage to take on American Jason High in a three-round welterweight bout. The current betting odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook list Silva as a -360…

June 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 10 Ginasio Paulo Sarasate Saturday, June 8, 2013 Bantamweight bout: Raphael Assuncao (-320) vs. Vaughan Lee (+240) Fight Breakdown: Raphael Assuncao looks to make it four-in-a-row in the UFC bantamweight division when he takes on Vaughan Lee in a featured preliminary card bout at UFC on FUEL TV 10. Assuncao is currently…

June 7th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

This Saturday, the Octagon returns to Brazil for the third time already in 2013 as UFC on Fuel TV 10 puts a bow on the second season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil’. The finale of the tournament will pit longtime veteran Leonardo Santos against William Macario in a Welterweight bout. More importantly to North American…

June 2nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

I hate sounding pessimistic, because I’d like to consider myself a pretty optimistic guy, but UFC 161 really seems like the disaster that was UFC 149 all over again. Last summer, the UFC went through an injury epidemic and the card that was most affected by it was UFC 149, which was the UFC’s first…

May 27th, 2013
Miguel

The second season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil’ reality series is well on its way to deciding the finale, which is scheduled for June 8th, in Brazil. In keeping with the typical ‘TUF’ format, the two coaches, Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera and Fabricio Werdum will meet in the final. This will be a rematch for the…