brad tavares

May 2nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 65 is a three-round middleweight bout between Brad Tavares and Robert Whittaker. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Tavares is a -160 favorite (bet $160 to win $100) while Whittaker is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win $140). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Tavares at…

January 1st, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 182 is a three-round middleweight bout between Nate Marquardt and Brad Tavares. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Marquardt is a -135 favorite (bet $135 to win $100) while Tavares is a +115 underdog (bet $100 to win $115). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up both…

January 1st, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 182 January 3, 2015 Middleweight Matchup: Nate Marquardt vs #15 Brad Tavares By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  When Nate Marquardt returned to Middleweight after back-to-back knockout losses, many people wrote him off. In his next fight in New Zealand against Kiwi slugger James Te-Huna, Marquardt was a sizable underdog, but looked ferocious in his…

October 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Rising star Conor McGregor’s next fight is official, but it won’t be for the featherweight title. The UFC announced on Thursday that McGregor, one of their prized up-and-comers, will next take on veteran Dennis Siver in the main event of UFC Fight Night 59, which is set to take place January 18 at TD Garden…

August 16th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 47 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing night, going 1-2 for -2.575 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 47: 1-2, -2.575 units Wins: 2.5u: Ross Pearson (-130) Losses: 2.5u: Nolan Ticman (+130), Parlay of Alvey/Watson OVER 2.5 Rounds (-205) with Boetsch/Tavares OVER 2.5…

June 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a bevy of new fights yesterday, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on all of them. Claudia Gadelha vs. Tina Lahdemaki, UFC Fight Night 45 (Atlantic City) The first new bout on the list is the first-ever UFC women’s strawweight bout, which will see top prospect…

April 23rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

After being spoiled with three solid UFC events over the course of eight days, I am left with some possible match-ups to think about, some of which excite me. Here are my matchmaking predictions for some of our recent losers… Michael “The Count” Bisping vs Brad Tavares – This is a match-up I thought would…

April 22nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

After a break, part two of our Premium Oddscast for The Ultimate Fighter Nations and UFC on Fox 11 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. Even if we have a rough night, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger will still post part…

April 20th, 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 on FOX 11. Surprises Fabricio Werdum — He’s had some big upset wins in his career, but Fabricio Werdum’s unanimous decision…

April 19th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 11 Date: April 19, 2014 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL Middleweight bout: Brad Tavares (-145) vs Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero (+125) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action going for the UFC on FOX 11 main card is a bout between a pair of middleweights on hot win streaks, and fireworks are…

February 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 170’s loss is UFC on FOX 11’s gain. The promotion late last night announced that Rustam Khabilov vs. Rafael dos Anjos has been scratched from this month’s UFC 170 event due to an undisclosed injury to Khabilov, and now dos Anjos will move to the UFC on FOX 11 card in April, where he’ll…

January 16th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Wednesday night allowed MMA fans to get a mid-week fix as the UFC put on Fight Night 35 from Duluth, Georgia. The main card was heavily weighted towards the middleweight division, and we saw varying levels of performance from six 185ers last night. The main event was viewed by many as a way for Luke…

January 12th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 35 Date: January 15, 2013 Arena: Arena at Gwinnett Center City: Duluth, GA Middleweight bout: Brad Tavares (+180) vs Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin (-220) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 35 is a middleweight contest between The Ultimate Fighter season 11’s Brad Tavares and Strikeforce import Lorenz “The Monsoon”…

January 11th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting knowledge: The Premium OddsCast. Our MMA betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone early on…

January 10th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Before the six fight main card of UFC Fight Night 35 airs on Fox Sports 1 this coming Wednesday, fans will have a chance to kick back and watch six preliminary fights — four of which will also air on FS1 — as an appetizer. Normally there can be a fairly large gulf in talent…

January 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 35 is an exciting middleweight bout between emerging contenders Lorenz “Da Monsoon” Larkin and Brad Tavares. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook sees Larkin as a -210 betting favorite (bet $210 to win $100), while Tavares is a +175 underdog (bet $100 to win $175). MMA…

January 9th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 35 middleweight Brad Tavares as he prepares for his main card bout next Wednesday night (Jan. 15, 2013) against Lorenz Larkin at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia. The Xtreme Couture fighter knows he’s in for a stern test against a very quick and…

January 8th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

For just the third time in the Zuffa era, the Octagon will make its way to the state of Georgia for a UFC event. Instead of Atlanta, this time around the organization visits Duluth, and the scale of the card is much smaller than the two previous pay-per-views coming out of the Peach State. That…

November 25th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new fight bookings for the new years this past weekend, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on all of them. Donald Cerrone vs. Adriano Martins, UFC on FOX 10 The first new fight announcement the UFC made this weekend is a lightweight bout between…

August 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 27 was a very good card from a betting perspective and especially from a prop betting perspective as a number of sweet props cashed out. Here’s a list of five crazy UFC Fight Night 27 prop bets that cashed, courtesy of 5Dimes Sportsbook: Carlos Condit Wins Inside The Distance (+147)/Condit Wins In Round…

August 21st, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the fights I’m looking to at UFC Fight Night 27 is the middleweight bout between the surging Brad Tavares and TUF 17 veteran Robert “Bubba” McDaniel. The current odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook have Tavares listed as a -400 betting favorite (bet $400 to win $100), while McDaniel is a +325 underdogs (bet $325 to…