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October 31st, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 106 lightweight Eddie Alvarez as he prepares for his title fight this weekend (Nov. 2, 2013) against Michael Chandler at The Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California. The talented Blackzilian has been on the sidelines for an extended period of time due to a contract dispute…

October 30th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 106 featherweight Daniel Straus as he prepares for his title fight this weekend (Nov. 2, 2013) against Pat Curran at The Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California. The American Top Team and Team Vision fighter knows he’s got a tall task ahead of him in Pat…

October 23rd, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 105 lightweight Will brooks as he prepares for his season nine lightweight tournament semifinal bout this Friday night (Oct. 25, 2013) against Saad Awad at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, Mexico. The talented wrestler out of American Top Team is bracing for a rematch from earlier…

October 22nd, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 105 lightweight Saad Awad as he prepares for his featured main card bout this Friday night (Oct. 25, 2013) against Will Brooks at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, Mexico. The powerful 155-pounder knocked Brooks out when they met earlier this year in the season eight tournament…

October 18th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 104 welterweight Ron Keslar as he prepares for his season nine welterweight tournament semifinal bout on Friday night (Oct. 18, 2013) against War Machine at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The American Top Team fighter He improved his grappling. He’s been taking guys down, pounding them…

October 17th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 104 middleweight Kendall Grove as he prepares for his main card bout on Friday night (Oct. 18, 2013) against Joe Vedepo at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The former winner of The Ultimate Fighter season three made no bones about his dislike for the fighting style…

October 17th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 104 welterweight Rick Hawn as he prepares for his season nine tournament bout on Friday night (Oct. 18, 2013) against Brent Weedman at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The former United States judo Olympian has already faced Weedman before, defeating him via decision in the season…

October 15th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 104 middleweight Joe Vedepo as he prepares for his main card bout on Friday night (Oct. 18, 2013) against Kendall Grove at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The 20-fight veteran knows what to expect as he faces The Ultimate Fighter season three winner in Grove, one…

October 11th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 103 lightweight JJ Ambrose as he prepares for his main card bout tonight night (Oct. 11, 2013) against David Rickels at the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. The Phucket Top Team fighter is bracing for one of the most difficult fights of his career and he’s not…

October 11th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 103 lightweight David Rickels as he prepares for his main card bout tonight night (Oct. 11, 2013) against JJ Ambrose at the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. The hometown hero is looking to redeem himself after suffering the first stoppage loss in his 16-fight career in his…

October 10th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 103 featherweight Joseph Taimanglo as he prepares for his season nine tournament semifinal bout tomorrow night (Oct. 11, 2013) against Justin Wilcox at the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. The Alliance MMA fighter is expecting nothing but the best from opponent Justin Wilcox, but he feels his…

October 4th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator featherweight Scott Cleve as he gets prepared for his Bellator 102 preliminary card bout tonight (Oct. 4, 2013) against Isaac DeJesus at the Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, California. The Colorado-based fighter has done his homework in advance of his upcoming preliminary card fight and he expects DeJesus…

October 3rd, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator lightweight Brandon Girtz as he gets prepared for his upcoming (Oct. 4, 2013) Bellator 102 preliminary card bout against Poppies Martinez at the Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, California. Girts has some very high expectations for his upcoming bout against Martinez, with hopes that both men bring down…

October 3rd, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator lightweight Bryan Travers as he gets prepared for his upcoming (Oct. 4, 2013) Bellator 102 preliminary card bout against Jonny Carsen at the Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, California.  Travers discusses a wide variety of subjects including his experience on the Fight Master reality TV show for Bellator,…

September 30th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator middleweight Brennan Ward as he gets prepared for his upcoming (Oct. 4, 2013) Bellator 102 tournament semifinal bout against Perry Filkens at the Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, California. “The Irish Bad Boy” entered the tournament on extremely short notice but managed to make the most of his…

September 27th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator lightweight veteran John Alessio as he gets prepared for his upcoming (Sept. 27, 2013) Bellator 101 lightweight tournament bout against Will Brooks at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. Alessio has talent, but it didn’t always translate on the biggest stage. “The Natural” is hoping the changes he’s…

September 27th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with debuting Bellator welterweight Nathan Coy as he gets prepared for his upcoming (Sept. 27, 2013) Bellator 101 preliminary card bout against Andy Ulrich at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon.  “Soulforce” has looked strong as of late, making a name for himself in the Maximum Fighting Championship organization and…

September 27th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator lightweight veteran Rich Clementi as he gets prepared for his upcoming (Sept. 27, 2013) Bellator 101 lightweight tournament bout against Ricardo Tirloni at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. “No Love” has been taking his training very seriously since coming out of retirement and he’s hoping his work…

September 26th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator lightweight Will Brooks as he gets prepared for his upcoming (Sept. 27, 2013) Bellator 101 lightweight tournament bout against veteran John Alessio at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon.  “Ill” Will seems to have learned a lesson from earlier this year when he was upset by Saad Awad…

September 25th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator lightweight Marcus Davis as he gets prepared for his upcoming Bellator 101 lightweight tournament bout against talented Russian Alexander Sarnavskiy at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. “The Irish Hand Grenade” is doing some special preparation in advance of the bout, going back to his roots: “What I’m…

September 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Light Heavyweight Beau Tribolet as he gets prepared for his Bellator 100 bout against Liam McGeary. The event takes place on Friday, September 20th in Phoenix, Arizona.

September 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Bantamweight Travis Marx as he gets prepared for his Bellator 100 bout with Brandon Bender. The event takes place Friday, September 20th from Phoenix, Arizona.

September 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Welterweight Justin Baesman as he gets set for his Bellator 100 bout with Brent Weedman. The event takes place Friday, September 20th from Phoenix, Arizona.

September 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Welterweight Brent Weedman as he gets prepared for his Bellator 100 fight against Justin Baesman. The event takes place Friday, September 20th from Phoenix, Arizona.

September 17th, 2013
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MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Welterweight tournament finalist Douglas Lima as he gets prepared for his Bellator 100 rematch against Ben Saunders. The event takes place on Friday, September 20th from Phoenix, Arizona.

September 17th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator prospect and NCAA Division I champion Bubba Jenkins as he gets set for his Bellator 100 fight against Larue Burley. The event takes place Friday, September 20th from Phoenix, Arizona.

September 13th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator fighter Andy Murad as he gets set for his Bellator 99 bout against Gavin Sterritt. The event takes place Friday, September 13th from the Pechanga Resort in Temecula, California.

September 13th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Light Heavyweight Nick Moghaddam as he gets set for his Bellator 99 fight against Virgil Zwicker. The event takes place on Friday, September 13th from the Pechanga Resort in Temecula, California.

September 11th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Light Heavyweight Houston Alexander as he gets set for his Bellator 99 fight with Vladimir Matyushenko. The event takes place Friday, September 13th from the Pechanga Resort in Temecula, California. Trigg and Alexander discussed what keeps him going at 41 years old, as well as his DJ’ing work…

September 11th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Light Heavyweight Vladimir Matyushenko as he gets set for his Bellator 99 bout against Houston Alexander. The event takes place Friday, September 13th from the Pechanga Resort in Temecula, California. Trigg and Matyushenko discuss fighting after the age of 40, how ‘The Janitor’ has evolved his game and…

September 10th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Featherweight Dez Green as he gets prepared for the Season 9 tournament and his opening round bout with Fabricio Guerreiro. The event takes place Friday, September 13th from the Pechanga Resort in Temecula, California.

September 7th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg recently spoke with Bellator Middleweight Title challenger Brett Cooper as he gets set to take on Alexander Shlemenko for the organization’s 185lb belt at Bellator 98. The event takes place Saturday, September 7th from the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. Cooper was the first beneficiary of Bellator’s new ‘tournament replacement’ policy,…

September 7th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Bantamweight and ‘Fight Master’ coach, Joe Warren. Unfortunately Warren was pulled from his Bellator 98 bout with Nick Kirk this morning by the Mohegan athletic commission. The interview covers far more than just the Kirk bout, as Warren and Trigg discuss ‘Fight Master’, Olympic wrestling, and where Warren’s…

July 31st, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Lightweight champion Michael Chandler as he gets set to defend his belt at Bellator 97 against David Rickels. The fight takes place Wedndesday, July 31 from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Chandler talks about his upcoming fight, his increased exposure since winning the title, and even his love life…

July 31st, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Lightweight challenger David Rickels as he gets set to fight for the 155lb title at Bellator 97 against Michael Chandler. The fight takes place Wedndesday, July 31 from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Rickels talks about his diet, his preparation for this fight, and what he sees in champion…

July 31st, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Welterweight champion Ben Askren as he gets set to defend his belt at Bellator 97 against Andrey Koreshkov. The fight takes place Wedndesday, July 31 from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Askren talks about his work in wrestling, including a wrestling for MMA series he recently released, his opponent,…

July 31st, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Light Heavyweight Mo Lawal as he gets set for his tournament final at Bellator 97 against Jacob Noe. The fight takes place Wedndesday, July 31 from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Lawal talks about the differences between boxing and MMA gyms, how his pro wrestling career is progressing, and…

June 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Ron Sparks is one of the heaviest hitters in a division full of guys who punch hard. The converted boxer and kickboxer has found some good success in his MMA career, going 8-1 thus far. His last fight was his first loss in the sport, and he is looking to get back on track against…

June 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Hoping to rebound from a disappointing outing in his last Bellator tournament, Seth Petruzelli is set to take on Mo Lawal in the opening round of the Summer Series Light Heavyweight tournament on June 19th. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg recently spoke with Petruzelli about his last fight, injuries, and how he’s been getting ready for…

June 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg had a special sit down interview with ‘King’ Mo Lawal, prior to his Bellator 96 bout against Seth Petruzelli. Lawal is looking to redeem himself from a shocking knockout loss to Emanuel Newton in last season’s light heavyweight tournament. The two talk about everything from that last loss, to his upcoming…

April 4th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Frank Trigg sits down with Bellator welterweight Rick Hawn, who fights Karo Parisyan in a featured matchup at tonight’s Bellator 95 event. Listen in as Hawn talks about his opponent, his recent loss against Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler, and where he sees himself going in his career from here.

April 4th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Frank Trigg interviews Bellator welterweight Karo Parisyan, the former UFC star who is making his debut with Bellator tonight at Bellator 95 against Rick Hawn. Listen below as Parisyan talks about the fight against Hawn and where he feels he’s at in his career at this point.

April 4th, 2013
Frank Trigg

The finals of the Bellator Season 8 Middleweight Tournament is tonight and one half of the finale is Doug Marshall, who defeated Sultan Aliev and Andreas Spang to reach the finals. Watch below as Frank Trigg interviews Marshall, who talks about what changes he’s made to his game that have led to this unexpected run,…

April 4th, 2013
Frank Trigg

After a shocking comeback victory in the semi-finals of Bellator’s Season 8 middleweight tournament, Brett Cooper is back to sit down with Frank Trigg again. This time, Doug Marshall is in Cooper’s crosshairs as he looks to earn a title shot against Alexander Shlemenko. See what Cooper had to say about his upcoming middleweight tournament…

March 27th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

After pulling off the biggest upset of the year thus far in defeating Mo Lawal back at Bellator 90, Emanuel Newton now finds himself in the Light Heavyweight Tournament final. If he wins the tournament, he will have the opportunity to avenge his loss to Attila Vegh from the last 205lb tournament. Frank Trigg recently…

March 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Travis Wiuff is one of the most well-travelled fighters in MMA today. The veteran of 85 fights has bounced between heavyweight and light heavyweight for his entire career, and on Thursday he’ll compete once again as a heavyweight in hopes of securing his spot in Bellator’s next tournament in the division. Wiuff spoke with our…

March 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

After multiple delays, Dave Jansen will finally have his opportunity to fight in the season 7 Bellator lightweight tournament final this Thursday against Marcin Held. He looks to pick up his 19th professional win, the big $100,000 novelty cheque, and most importantly, a title shot against Michael Chandler in the process. Frank Trigg recently sat…

March 7th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Frank Trigg recently spoke with Bellator Featherweight Mike Richman prior to this Thursday’s semi-final tilt with Alexandre Bezerra. Richman, who was bounced from the semi-finals in the last 145lb tournament, shares how he plans to get past that hurdle this time around:

March 7th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

This Thursday from Temecula, California, Bellator will determine the finalists of their season 8 Middleweight and Featherweight tournaments. Headlining the card is a Middleweight tilt between Dan Cramer and Brett Cooper. Frank Trigg had the opportunity to sit down with ATT product Dan Cramer and check-in during the final days leading up to the fight….

March 7th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

This Thursday from Temecula, California, Bellator will determine the finalists of their season 8 Middleweight and Featherweight tournaments. Headlining the card is a Middleweight tilt between Brett Cooper and Dan Cramer. Frank Trigg had the opportunity to sit down with Brett Cooper (and a special guest) to see how his preparations are going for this…

February 27th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Bantamweight Ed ‘Wild’ West took some time away from his preparations for this Thursday’s Bellator 91 bout to talk with Frank Trigg. Check out what the former Bantamweight Tournament finalist had to say below: