B.J. Penn

December 29th, 2018

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2018 and just like last year, we’re keeping a running tally of our staff’s fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. After 38 events thus far, we’ve had quite a battle brewing for the top spot. Brian Hemminger remains at the top, currently in first place with an…

October 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Injury forces B.J. Penn out of UFC Fight Night 97 headliner MMAjunkie confirmed Tuesday that MMA legend B.J. Penn has been forced to withdraw from next week’s UFC Fight Night 97 headlining bout with Ricardo Lamas due to injury. UFC Fight Night 97 takes place Oct. 15 at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay,…

April 13th, 2016
James Lynch

B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199 Yahoo! Sports reported Tuesday that B.J. Penn makes his much anticipated return at UFC 199 against Dennis Siver. Penn (16-10-2) returns from a two-year layoff and is coming off a third round TKO loss to Frankie Edgar. The 37-year old has lost four straight fights and hasn’t…

February 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Rafael Natal scheduled to take on Robert Whittaker at UFC 197 MMAJunkie reports that Rafael Natal vs.  Robert Whittaker has been added to April’s UFC 197 event. According to the report both fighters have verbally agreed to the matchup and bout agreements have been distributed. UFC officials have yet to make an announcement however are expected to one very soon….

July 9th, 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 the TUF 19 Finale. Surprises Eddie Gordon — In the finals of the TUF season 19 middleweight tournament, Eddie Gordon knocked out Dhiego…

July 7th, 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 TUF 19 Finale bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Frankie Edgar wins by T/KO (+325)/Edgar wins in round 3 (+925) In the…

July 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale took place tonight (July 6, 2014) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the event was a huge success as it featured a number of breakthrough performances by some up-and-coming prospects that everyone needs to keep an eye on. Overall, seven favorites cashed while four underdogs…

June 20th, 2014
Adam Martin.

TUF 19 FINALE: EDGAR VS. PENN 3 Date: July 6, 2014 Location: Las Vegas, NV Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center Broadcast: FS1 UFC Featherweight Frankie Edgar (-350) The closest fighter the UFC has to Rocky Balboa, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar (16-4-1) has surprised everyone with his never-say-die attitude and come-from-behind guttiness that has led him to victories over…

December 7th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 5: December 8, 2012 Seattle, Washington UFC Welterweight Contender Rory MacDonald (-240) Profile: A man who many consider the future of MMA, Rory MacDonald (13-1) is just 23 years of age, with his only loss coming against interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit in what was a fairly competitive bout until the end. MacDonald trains…