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June 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today unveiled five new lines for future fights on 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here are the odds for the new lines and my analysis of each of them. Current lines are as of 3pm EST on Thursday: UFC on FOX 8: Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga Opening moneyline: Johnson (-380)/Moraga (+260) Current moneyline: Johnson (-380)/Moraga…

June 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced that a light heavyweight bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Chael Sonnen will headline the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 card, which takes place August 17 in Boston, MA. The fight was supposed to take place at next weekend’s UFC 161 event, but visa issues prevented Sonnen from getting…

May 3rd, 2013
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn @Fightnomics I previously introduced the idea that the betting public places high value on Octagon pedigree, and may be underestimating fighters crossing over from Strikeforce. If you haven’t read the full explanation of why this might be so, please do so here, and forgive the quick science lesson. The initial results supported…

May 3rd, 2013
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics In January of 2013, Strikeforce hosted its final event before folding the promotion and sending select fighters into the UFC. Top fighters had already been cherry-picked from the Strikeforce roster, perceived by some as Zuffa pillaging the spoils of war for the UFC’s benefit before the 2011 buyout reached its inevitable…

April 24th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

With UFC on FOX 7 in the books, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Fighter Rankings are due for an update. While the biggest fights heading into the card were the Lightweight Title bout between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez, and the Heavyweight tilt with Daniel Cormier and Frank Mir, the biggest impact on the rankings came from another…

April 21st, 2013
Miguel

UFC on FOX 7 went down last night in San Jose, California with a solid card that tied a UFC record with 8 T/KO finishes. The main event fights however, got more strategic and were closer affairs that went the distance, as Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson won a split decision over challenger Gilbert Melendez, and…

April 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 7 took place tonight at HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA, and it was a very memorable event that produced eight brutal finishes as well as four decisions. Overall, 10 betting favorites won, while only two underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap based on the closing MMA odds. UFC on FOX 7 Betting…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 7 HP Pavilion, San Jose, California Saturday, April 20, 2013 Lightweight Title: Benson Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez Fight Breakdown: The undisputed lightweight championship of the world is on the line in the main event of UFC on FOX 7 as UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson takes on former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez,…

April 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 7: April 20, 2013 HP Pavilion in San Jose, California Lightweight Title Bout UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson (-205) Profile: The former WEC lightweight champion and the man to dethrone Frankie Edgar from his 155-pound UFC title, Benson “Smooth” Henderson (18-2) has done nothing but impress in his six-year MMA career. He…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC on FOX 7 weigh-ins today took place in San Jose, CA, and all 24 competitors made weight for the fights. Below are the weigh-in results for each of the bouts, along with some quick thoughts about how each of the fighters looked on the scale. Main card (FOX) UFC lightweight title bout: Benson…

April 19th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Two weeks into a jam-packed April, the UFC has already given fans quite a bit to talk about when it comes to quality fights. The biggest MMA promotion in the world is only just hitting their stride this month, as the next two weeks will see even bigger fights take place. That starts with UFC…

March 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The month of April 2013 is going to be very good for MMA fans, as the UFC has four events scheduled, Bellator has one, and even Invicta FC has one. And, as always, MMAoddsbreaker.com will be here to cover all of your betting needs for all of these upcoming fight cards. Here’s a look at…