chad laprise

November 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Colleen Schneider signs with Bellator  MMAJunkie reported Tuesday that MMA veteran Colleen Schneider (girlfriend of UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett) has signed with Bellator. Schneider (10-7) will be making her promotional debut at flyweight, and she’s primarily fought at bantamweight previously. Bellator now has a nice stable of flyweights, including Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Anastasia Yankova and Lena Ovchynnikova. Schneider is slated to make…

July 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Chad Laprise vs. Thibault Gouti set for UFC Vancouver  A lightweight matchup has been added to  UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver pitting TUF Nations winner Chad Laprise versus Thibault Gouti. Laprise (10-2) heads into this matchup off back-to-back losses against Francisco Trinaldo and Ross Pearson. The Tristar product started off his UFC career…

March 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Heavyweight Matt Mitrione signs with Bellator MMA  Bellator officials confirmed Monday that former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione has signed an exclusive four-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Mitrione (9-5) made it to the quarterfinals on Season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter despite having no pro-MMA bouts prior to entering the competition. The 37-year old former NFL…

January 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson headline UFC 196, which now airs on FOX Sports 1 With injuries to headliners Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum, the UFC announced Wednesday that the UFC 196 PPV has been moved to FS1. In addition, welterweights Johny Hendricks and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson have been elevated to the main event, which will be…

August 19th, 2015
Mike James

The main card of UFC Fight Night 74 features a lightweight contest between undefeated prospect Chad Laprise and Brazilian veteran Francisco Trinaldo. Laprise looks to move to 4-0 in the UFC, while Trinaldo aims for his fourth straight win inside the Octagon. Chad Laprise (10-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC, -335 favorite) Laprise made a strong impression…

July 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A few fights were announced over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll round them up and give my initial thought on them. Chad Laprise vs. Francisco Trinaldo, UFC Fight Night 74 A lightweight fight between Chad Laprise and Francisco Trinaldo will take place at UFC Fight Night 74, which goes down…

April 23rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 186 is a three-round lightweight bout between Chad Laprise and Bryan Barberena. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Laprise is a -325 favorite (bet $325 to win $100) while Barberena is a +265 underdog (bet $100 to win $265). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Laprise at -350…

April 19th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 101 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) feature another all Canadian edition of the show. First UFC lightweight fighter John Makdessi joins us to discuss his upcoming fight with Shane Campbell at UFC 186. Then UFC strawweight fighter Jessica Rackozy discusses her layoff and her UFC 186 fight against Valerie…

February 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

There were a few fights announced in the last few days that I wasn’t able to get to for any previous editions of MMA Odds and Ends, so for today’s edition I’ll list the fights I missed and will give my quick thoughts on each. Tony Martin vs. Leonardo Santos, UFC Fight Night 62 A…

February 11th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Five new UFC bouts were announced by the promotion in the past 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list the fights and give my quick thoughts on them. Kevin Souza vs. Katsunori Kikuno, UFC Fight Night 62 An interesting featherweight bout between Kevin Souza and Katsunori Kikuno was added to UFC…

August 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Donald Cerrone is one of the busiest men in MMA, which is phenomenal for fight fans given that he is rarely in a lackluster bout. After competing five times in 2011, Cerrone seemed to have slowed his schedule a bit, but 2014 is turning out to be one of his busiest years yet. September 27th…