bobby voelker

December 31st, 2015
James Lynch

UFC vet Bobby Voelker (27-12) discusses his main event fight with Kyle Kurtz (5-1) at Shamrock FC: Assault on Jan. 16th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Bobby also discusses his Christmas holidays, his work as a parametric, a potential jump back to the UFC and he gives a prediction for Condit vs….

November 3rd, 2015
James Lynch

Shamrock FC President Jesse Finney looks ahead on what his promotion has in store in the next couple of months during a “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast”   Jesse also talks about a variety of other topics including – What’s next for Rebecca Ruth and Jordan Howard who both won contracts with Bellator after winning their…

November 1st, 2015
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of October.   Oct 3rd – Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) Paul…

September 28th, 2015
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator, WSOF or Titan – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this…

September 20th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 123 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thomson who discusses what’s next for him after his win over Jake Ellenberger this past July. Then we’re joined by UFC lightweight Kajan Johnson who talks about his upcoming fight with Naoyuki Kotani…

September 13th, 2015
James Lynch

Strikeforce veteran Bobby Voelker looks for his third straight win since his UFC release when he meets Mike Estus in the main event of Shamrock FC: Clash on September 26th. Voelker (26-12) spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics.   Controversial loss to Patrick Cote at UFC 158  “Patrick’s been around…

March 29th, 2015
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this new feature on MMAOddsBreaker, I recap how these veteran fighters faired in their respective bouts for the month of March. March 6th – Prize Fighting…

February 28th, 2015
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator, WSOF or Titan – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this…

June 7th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 42 Date: June 7, 2014 Arena: Tingley Coliseum City: Albuquerque, NM Welterweight bout: “Vicious” Bobby Voelker (-120) vs Lance Benoist (+110) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 42 televised preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will be featuring a welterweight match-up in the form of “Vicious” Bobby Voelker vs Lance Benoist, with…

June 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 42 is a three-round welterweight bout between “Vicious” Bobby Voelker and Lance Benoist. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Voelker as a -120 favorite (bet $120 to win $100) while Benoist is a +110 underdog (bet $100 to win $110). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

March 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday revealed three new bouts for upcoming fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov, UFC Fight Night Albuquerque The UFC yesterday announced they are going to Albuquerque, New Mexico for the first time this June, and the main event…

July 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 8 took place tonight at KeyArena in Seattle, WA, and it was a fight night from both an action perspective as well as a betting perspective. From the 10 fights that appeared on FOX or FX, all 10 betting favorites won, making this one of the most “chalk” cards of the entire calendar…

July 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 8:  July 27, 2013 Seattle, Washington UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson (-380) Profile: Demetrious Johnson (17-2-1) became the first-ever UFC flyweight champion following a split decision win over  Joseph Benavidez at UFC 152. The 25-year-old from Washington had also earned a unanimous decision win against Ian McCall in a semifinal bout at UFC on FX 3 after the…

July 27th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Welterweight bout: Bobby Voelker (+240) vs Robbie Lawler (-280) Fight Breakdown: The UFC on FOX 8 main card on July 27th brings us the BATTLE OF THE ROBERT’S: It’s BOBBY vs ROBBIE, VICIOUS vs RUTHLESS, as Kansas City’s “Vicious” Bobby Voelker takes on gritty veteran “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler. Voelker is the underdog at +240 ($100 to…

July 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 8:  July 27, 2013 Seattle, Washington UFC Welterweight Robbie Lawler (-350) Profile: Robbie Lawler (20-9, 1 NC) got his start fighting for Pat Miletich in the infamous Miletich Fighting Systems team out of Iowa at the turn of the century. Lawler was billed as the wunderkind of the group, a 19-year-old prospect with fists of dynamite…

July 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Following a string of injuries to next weekend’s UFC on FOX 8 card, a number of key matchups on the card were changed. Robbie Lawler, who was originally scheduled to fight former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine and then Siyar Bahadurzada on the main card, will now take on Bobby Voelker in a fight that…

July 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 8:  July 27, 2013 Seattle, Washington UFC Women’s Bantamweight Liz Carmouche Profile: Liz Carmouche (8-3) was involved in the first-ever women’s fight in UFC history, but she came out the loser in a fun fight against Ronda Rousey at UFC 157. Now she wants to get another shot at Rousey, but first she’ll have…

July 11th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced a number of changes to next week’s UFC on FOX 8 card, some good, and some bad. The first change the UFC announced that that the heavyweight matchup between Matt Mitrione and Brendan Schaub has officially been scratched from the event after an injury to Mitrione left Schaub without an opponent….