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November 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of KSW 29 is a three-round middleweight bout between Mamed Khalidov and Brett Cooper. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Khalidov is a -705 favorite (bet $705 to win $100) while Cooper is a +435 underdog (bet $100 to win $435). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Khalidov at…

November 25th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Next weekend (December 6, 2014) looks to showcase several of Europe’s top talents as Polish promotion KSW (Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki) returns after a two month break for its 29th event. Headlining the main event, which will take place at Krakow Arena in Krakow, Poland, will be a featured middleweight attraction between top Polish middleweight veteran…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 122 took place tonight from Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California, and the card overall featured a number of nice finishes from a variety of fighters. From a betting perspective, eight favorites won while two underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 122 based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Bellator 122…

July 24th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Bellator returns to Spike TV on Friday night for the first time in seven weeks, and for the first time under Scott Coker’s guidance, as some of their season ten tournaments conclude while the 2014 summer series rolls on. Brett Cooper (20-9) has already challenged for the Bellator middleweight title despite never winning a tournament….

July 24th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

While this Friday marks the first Bellator event under the direction of Scott Coker, it won’t be until their September card that the promotion truly takes on the feel of Strikeforce. Bellator 122 still feels very much like Bjorn Rebney’s Bellator, as tournament bouts dominate this card. Middleweight tournament finals between Brett Cooper and Brandon…

July 23rd, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 122 middleweight Brett Cooper as he prepares for his main event bout Friday night (July 25, 2014) against Brandon Halsey at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The two-time middleweight tournament finalist has a much longer track record than Halsey, but he doesn’t plan on taking…

March 28th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 114 middleweight Brett Cooper as he prepares for his tournament bout tonight (March 28, 2014) against Kendall Grove at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah. The recent middleweight title challenger understands the importance of keeping your opponent guessing and he feels that will be vital to…

March 28th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 114 middleweight Kendall Grove as he prepares for his tournament bout tonight (March 28, 2014) against  Brett Cooper at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah. The former season three winner of The Ultimate Fighter has quietly started to turn his career around and he’s hoping his…

March 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at Bellator 114 is a middleweight semifinal between Brett Cooper and Kendall “Da Spyda” Grove. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Cooper as a -185 favorite (bet $185 to win $100), while Grove is a +170 underdog (bet $100 to win $170). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

December 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

I’m having a difficult time deciding on what was the best fight of the year in mixed martial arts in 2013, and for good reason, as the past year has produced a number of entertaining scraps that I know I’ll still be watching 10 years down the road. The first fight that’s in consideration won…

September 7th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Bellator 98 Date: September 7, 2013 Arena: Mohegan Sun Arena City: Uncasville, Connecticutl Middleweight Championship bout: Alexander Shlemenko (-640) vs Brett Cooper (+470) Fight Breakdown: The main event for Bellator 98 will be a contest for the promotion’s middleweight title, as contender Brett Cooper takes on the Champion Alexander Shlemenko. Shlemenko is the big favorite…

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,…

August 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC featherweight Cole Miller will appeal his unanimous decision loss at UFC Fight Night 26 to Manny Gamburyan, according to a report from veteran reporter Mike Chiappetta of FOXSports.com. If you saw the fight last Saturday night, you know why. The crux of Miller’s argument is that Gamburyan didn’t answer the bell at the end…

April 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Bellator 95 Revel, Atlantic City, NJ Thursday, April 4, 2013 Middleweight Final: Brett Cooper (-300) vs. Doug Marshall (+250) Fight Breakdown: A check for $100,000 and a shot at Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko is on the line as Brett Cooper and Doug Marshall square off in the finals of the Bellator Season 8 Middleweight Tournament. Cooper is…

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 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Bellator 92 Pechanga Resort and Casino, Temecula, California, U.S. Thursday, March 7, 2013 Middleweight Semifinal Fight: Brett Cooper (-145) vs. Dan Cramer (+125) Fight Breakdown: Another Bellator middleweight semi-final takes place this Thursday night at Bellator 92 as Brett Cooper takes on Dan Cramer. Cooper is currently a -145 favorite at 5Dimes Sportsbook (bet $145 to win…

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 14th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Bellator 89 The Bojangles’ Coliseum, Charlotte, NC Thursday, February 14, 2013 Middleweight Quarterfinal: Brett Cooper (-265) vs. Norman Paraisy (+185) Fight Breakdown: Bellator’s season eight middleweight tournament kicks off with a fun matchup between veteran middleweights Brett Cooper and Norman Paraisy. Cooper opened as a -265 favorite (bet $265 to win $100), while the comeback…

February 14th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews Bellator middleweight…