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December 31st, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple new UFC bouts were revealed over the weekend. Here they are, along with my thoughts on them. Dennis Bermudez vs. Te Edwards, UFC on ESPN+ 1 Featherweights Dennis Bermudez and Te Edwards will meet at UFC on ESPN+ 1, which takes place January 19 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Newsday first…

March 11th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum Date: March 11, 2017 Arena: Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste City: Fortaleza, Brazil Lightweight bout: Edson Barboza (-185) vs Beneil Dariush (+160) Fight Breakdown: One of the most exciting main-card matchups for UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum looks to be a barn-burner in the UFC’s lightweight division…

March 10th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at a key fight at UFC Fight Night 106 as lightweights Edson Barboza and Beneil Dariush square off in Fortaleza, Brazil. Edson Barboza (Record: 17-4, -175 Favorite, Power Ranking:…

December 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal set for UFC on FOX 23 MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani reported Wednesday that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will meet Jorge Masvidal at UFC on FOX 23 in Denver on January 28th. Cerrone (32-1, 1 NC) is coming off a highlight reel knockout victory over Matt Brown this past Saturday at UFC 206. After…

November 23rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Belfast, Northern Ireland for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 99: Mousasi vs Hall II. The 13-fight card produced a ton of excitement, with more than 50 percent of the contested bouts ending inside the distance. Following the entertaining evening of scraps in Northern…

November 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Mexico City, Mexico with UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson. Following the entertaining night of scraps south of the border, let’s take a look at a few potential matchups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Rafael dos Anjos vs. Dustin Poirier Dos Anjos…

November 4th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 98 Date: November 5, 2016 Arena: Mexico City Arena City: Mexico City, Mexico Lightweight bout: Beneil Dariush (+115) vs Rashid Magomedov (-135) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 98 main card will feature a lightweight contest between Beneil Dariush and Rashid Magomedov, with Dariush being a +115 ($100 to win $115) underdog…

June 4th, 2016
James Lynch

James Vick (9-0) discusses his upcoming fight against Beneil Dariush (12-2) at UFC 199 on June 4th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  James also talks about co-hosting the podcast “Half The Battle”, how excited he was when he found out he’d be fighting Dariush and who he’d like to take on…

April 15th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at a top 15 clash in the lightweight division as Michael Chiesa takes on Beneil Dariush in Tampa, Florida.   Michael Chiesa (Record: 13-2, +140 Underdog, Fighter Grade: C+)…

January 28th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including an upcoming main event for UFC on Fox 19, which takes place later this spring (April 16, 2016) at a yet to be determined venue and location. The event will be headlined by a lightweight clash between top contenders Tony Ferguson and…

January 28th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC on FOX 19 adds Michael Chiesa vs. Beneil Dariush MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani confirmed Wednesday that a lightweight matchup pitting Michael Chiesa vs. Beneil Dariush will take palce at UFC on FOX 19. Chiesa (13-2) heads into the matchup off back to back wins over Mitch Clarke and most recently Jim Miller at UFC Fight…

August 11th, 2015
Mike James

UFC Fight Night 73’s co-main event was a controversial fight between top lightweight contenders Michael Johnson and Beneil Dariush. The fight has been the talk of mixed martial arts fans and pundits since the event, with many questioning the judges’ call in awarding Dariush the winner via split decision (29-28×2, 28-29). Since the fight has…

August 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This week, I’m making ‘Five Fights’ about me since I will be live in attendance at Fight Night 73 in Nashville. These fights involve the five fighters I’m most excited to see on Saturday night. 1. Ray Borg I truly believe that Ray Borg is a future flyweight champion. He just turned 22, already has…

August 5th, 2015
Mike James

The co-main of UFC Fight Night 73 is an intriguing matchup between two fighters that are quickly moving up the ranks in the stacked lightweight division. Johnson has strung together four straight wins, while Dariush has won five out of his six Octagon appearances. With both fighters inching closer toward title contention, I expect them…

June 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A few new UFC fights were announced over the weekend. Here they are, along with my thoughts on each. Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Johnson, UFC Fight Night 73 A lightweight bout between top-ranked contenders Beneil Dariush and Michael Johnson will likely serve as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 73, which goes down August…

April 17th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC on FOX 15 is a three-round lightweight bout between Beneil Dariush and Jim Miller. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Dariush is a -175 favorite (bet $175 to win $100) while Miller is a +155 underdog (bet $100 to win $155). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Dariush…

March 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 185 is a three-round lightweight bout between Daron Cruickshank and Beneil Dariush. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Crucikshank is a -140 favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Dairush is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Cruickshank at -190…

March 10th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 185 Date: 03/14/15 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Lightweight bout: Beneil Dariush (+120) vs Daron Cruickshank (-140) Fight Breakdown: Incredible lightweight action comes on the UFC 185 FOX Sports 1 preliminary card when the Iranian Beneil Dariush squares off against TUF 15 veteran Daron “The Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank. Dariush is a slight…

January 16th, 2015
Adam Martin.

It’s been a busy week for UFC fight announcements, and the fun didn’t stop Thursday with the revealing of two more bouts for upcoming fight cards. They are: Chas Skelly vs. Jim Alers, UFC Fight Night 60 A featherweight matchup between Chas Skelly and Jim Alers is a late addition to UFC Fight Night 60,…

October 20th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 179 Date: October 25, 2014 Arena: Maracanazinho Gymnasium City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Lightweight bout: Beneil Dariush (+145) vs Carlos Diego Ferreira (-165) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action started for the UFC 179 main card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will be a lightweight contest between a pair of talented Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts…

September 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Injuries to four fighters have shook up four upcoming UFC bouts, and for Tuesday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give you the lowdown on which fighters are hurt, and who is replacing them. Patrick Holohan vs. Chris Kelades, UFC Fight Night 54 An injury to Louis Gaudinot forced him to withdraw from UFC Fight Night…

September 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the last few days and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Alan Patrick vs. Beneil Dariush, UFC 179 A lightweight bout between Alan Patrick and Beneil Dariush was added to UFC 179, which takes place October 25 at Ginásio do…

June 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new bouts for upcoming fight cards in the last 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them all. Kevin Casey vs. Bubba Bush, UFC 175 The first new bout is a middleweight match at UFC 175 between RFA middleweight champion Kevin…

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 10th, 2014
Jason Nawara

The UFC is back in Abu Dhabi, and with that comes a Frdiay afternoon Fight Night. Fight Afternoon? I think so. While these Fight Night cards usually have a relatively weak undercard, there’s some good stuff here across a wide range of weight classes. Exciting? Yes. Even if Camozzi/Craig was taken from the card due…

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
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 39 Date: April 11, 2014 Arena: DU Arena City: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Lightweight bout: Ramsey Nijem (+165) vs Beneil Dariush (-190) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC Fight Night 39 main card in Abu Dhabi will be a lightweight contest between The Ultimate Fighter season 13 finalist Ramsey…

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
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout of UFC Fight Night 39 is a lightweight bout between Beneil Dariush and Ramsey Nijem. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Dariush as a -185 favorite (bet $185 to win $100) while Nijem is a +160 underdog (bet $100 to win $160). MMA oddsmaker originally opened up…

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…

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,…

January 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of two bouts at UFC Fight Night 35 exclusive to Fight Pass is a lightweight bout between Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman and UFC newbie Beneil Dariush. The current betting line for this bout at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Brenneman as a -170 favorite (bet $170 to win $100), while Dariush is a +150 underdog (bet $100 to…

January 8th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 35 lightweight Charlie Brenneman as he prepares for his preliminary card bout next Wednesday night (Jan. 15, 2013) against Beneil Dariush at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia. The AMA Fight Club member is making his return to Ultimate Fighting Championship after a little…

January 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Fan favorite Charlie Brenneman is returning to the UFC. According to MMAjunkie.com, Brenneman will take on UFC newcomer Beneil Dariush in a welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night 35, which is only just a few weeks away. Brenneman is filling in on extremely short notice after Jason High, who was originally set to fight Dariush,…