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January 28th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

The second UFC event of the year is in the books, and it was an entertaining one, as more half of the fights ended via stoppage and several new contenders were crowned. Overall on the night, eight favorites earned victories, while three underdogs got the job done and there was one pick’em fight according to the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds….

January 27th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, January 27, 2017) for its 171st event, this time taking place in Mulvane, Kansas. The event featured a headlining bout at a 179 pound catchweight between veterans Chidi Njokuani and Melvin Guillard. Overall on the night, four betting favorites were victorious while zero underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing…

January 21st, 2017
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Saturday, January 21, 2017) for its 170th event taking place in Inglewood, California. The event featured a headlining bout with a light heavyweight fight between veteran superstars Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen. Titan Fighting Championship also held an event and had three bouts which had betting odds including a flyweight title shot…

January 15th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

The first UFC event of the year is in the books, and it was an entertaining one, as half of the fights ended via stoppage and that included a submission never before seen inside the Octagon. Although one fight was yanked from the card about a week in advance, there were still 12 total bouts on…

January 15th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

Invicta FC took place last night (Saturday, January 14, 2017) in Kansas City, Missouri, and overall it was an entertaining card highlighted by several finishes and paved the way for multiple title challengers down the road. Overall from a betting perspective, three betting favorites were victorious while four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a…

December 31st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 34 took place earlier today (Saturday, December 31, 2016) at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, and it featured four title bouts. Overall from a betting perspective, three betting favorites won while two underdogs were victorious based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. WSOF 34 Favorites That…

December 17th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a televised event last night (Saturday, December 10th, 2016). The card was headlined by an interim featherweight title bout between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis. All in all, seven favorites won, while six upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the main event of…

December 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action earlier today (Friday, December 16, 2016) for its 169th event taking place in Dublin, Ireland. The event featured a headlining bout with a heavyweight fight between “King Mo” Lawal and Satoshi Ishii. Overall on the night, four betting favorites were victorious while zero underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 169…

December 11th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a televised event last night (Saturday, December 10th, 2016). The card was headlined by an interim featherweight title bout between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis. All in all, five favorites won, while seven upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the main event…

December 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a televised event today (Friday, December 9th, 2016). The card was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Derrick Lewis and Shamil Abdurakhimov. All in all, 12 favorites won, while zero upsets occurred, the first event without an underdog winner since UFC 177 in August 2014. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing…

December 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a televised event today (Saturday, December 3rd, 2016). The card was headlined by a flyweight title bout between Demetrious Johnson and Tim Elliott. All in all, five favorites won, while six upsets occurred and there were two pick’em fights. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In…

November 26th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a televised event today (Saturday, November 26th, 2016). The card was headlined by a middleweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Derek Brunson. All in all, five favorites won, while six upsets occurred and there were two pick’em fights. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In a…

November 19th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Saturday, November 19, 2016) for its 165th event taking place in San Jose, California. The event featured a headlining bout with a lightweight title fight between champion Michael Chandler and former UFC champ Benson Henderson. Overall on the night, five betting favorites were victorious while no underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes…

November 19th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a free event today (Saturday, November 12th, 2016). The card was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Ryan Bader and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. All in all, seven favorites won, while five upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In a light heavyweight main event,…

November 19th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a free event today (Saturday, November 12th, 2016). The card was headlined by a middleweight bout between Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall. All in all, nine favorites won, while four upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In a middleweight main event, Gegard Mousasi earned…

November 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a pay-per-view event last night (Saturday, November 12th, 2016). The card was headlined by a lightweight title bout between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor. All in all, eight favorites won, while five upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the main event of the…

November 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action earlier today (Thursday, November 10, 2016) for its 164th event taking place in Tel Aviv, Israel. The event featured a headlining bout with a welterweight title fight between champion Andrei Koreshkov and former champ Douglas Lima. Overall on the night, three betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up a win based on…

November 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a free televised event last night (Saturday, November 5th, 2016). The card was headlined by a lightweight bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Tony Ferguson. All in all, eight favorites won, while five upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In a lightweight bout, Beneil Dariush…

November 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, October 21, 2016) for its 163nd event. The event featured a headlining bout with a light heavyweight championship fight between champion Liam McGeary and challenger Phil Davis. Also, New England-based promotion CES MMA held its 39th event which was broadcast on AXS TV. Overall on the night, three betting favorite…

October 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, October 21, 2016) for its 162nd event. The event featured a headlining bout with top middleweight attractions Alexander Shlemenko and Kendall Grove. Overall on the night, six betting favorite were victorious while two underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 162 Favorites That Won In the main event…

October 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a major pay-per-view event last night (Saturday, October 8, 2016). The card was headlined by a middleweight title bout between Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson. All in all, seven favorites won, while four upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the main event of…

October 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 33 took place last night/this morning (Friday, October 7, 2016) at the Kansas City Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri, and it featured some entertaining fights despite losing the main event at the last minute. Overall from a betting perspective, three betting favorites won while two underdogs were victorious based on the closing odds…

October 2nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a free cable event on Fox Sports 1 last night (Saturday, October 1, 2016). The card was headlined by a bantamweight bout between John Dodson and John Lineker. All in all, six favorites won, while six upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In…

September 25th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a free cable event on Fox Sports 1 earlier last night (Saturday, September 24, 2016). The card was headlined by a 140 lb catchweight bout between Cris Cyborg and Lina Lansberg. All in all, six favorites won, while six upsets occurred and there was one pick ’em fight. Here’s how everything played out based…

September 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a free cable event on Fox Sports 1 earlier today (Saturday, September 17, 2016). The card was headlined by a lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Dustin Poirier. All in all, seven favorites won, while four upsets occurred and there was one draw. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing…

September 17th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, September 16, 2016) for its 161st event. The event featured a huge headlining bout with top heavyweight attractions Tony Johnson Jr and Cheick Kongo. Overall on the night, two betting favorite were victorious while two underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 161 Favorites That…

September 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Four titles were on the line combined between Titan FC 41, RFA 43 and Glory 33 last night (Friday, September 9, 2016), as the promotions aired their cards on UFC Fight Pass, ESPN 2 and AXS TV respectively. Eleven of the bouts on the cards had betting odds, and in the end, six favorites emerged victorious,…

September 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned to big network Fox earlier today (Saturday, September 3rd, 2016) for a streamed event to UFC Fight Pass. The card was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski. All in all, seven favorites won, while three upsets occurred and there was one draw. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook…

August 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned to big network Fox earlier tonight (Saturday, August 27th, 2016) for a free televised event. The card was headlined by a welterweight bout between Carlos Condit and Demian Maia. All in all, seven favorites won, while three upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the featherweight co-main…

August 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, August 26, 2016) for its 160th event. The event featured a huge headlining bout with top stars Benson Henderson and Patricio Pitbull. Overall on the night, three betting favorite were victorious while one underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 160 Favorites That Won In the…

August 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned Las Vegas, Nevada last night (Saturday, August 20th, 2016) for a pay-per-view event. The card was headlined by a welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. All in all, nine favorites won, while two upset occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the main event of…

August 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The UFC returned with it’s debut in Salt Lake City last night (Saturday, August 6th, 2016) for a free event on Fox Sports 1. The card was headlined by a featherweight fight between Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres. All in all, nine favorites won, while one upset occurred and there were two pick’em fights. Here’s how everything played out based on…

July 31st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 32 took place last night (Saturday, July 30, 2016) at the Xfinity Arena in Everett, Washington, and it featured a mixture of highlight reel finishes and decisions. Overall from a betting perspective, two betting favorites won while one underdogs won and there was one pick’em fight based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

July 31st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The UFC returned with a pay-per-view last night (Saturday, July 30th, 2016) for its 201st major event. The card was headlined by a welterweight title bout between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Tyron Woodley. The 11-fight card wasn’t the most anticipated heading in, but the first few fights as well as the last few really paid everyone…

July 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action earlier tonight (Friday, July 22, 2016) for its 159th event. The event featured rising bantamweight star Darrion Caldwell as well as the return of veteran Melvin Guillard. Overall on the night, one betting favorite was victorious while three underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 159 Favorites That Won In…

July 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 91 took place earlier tonight (Wednesday, July 13, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and was headlined by a bantamweight fight between Michael McDonald and John Lineker. Overall from a betting perspective, three favorites won while nine underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

July 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 200 took place last night (Saturday, July 9, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Miesha Tate and challenger Amanda Nunes. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while five underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

July 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale took place last night (Thursday, July 8, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a strawweight title bout between champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Claudia Gadelha. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds…

July 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 90 took place last night (Thursday, July 7, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a lightweight title bout between champion Rafael dos Anjos and challenger Eddie Alvarez. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while four underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

June 25th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, June 24, 2016) for its 157th event. The event the return of Quinton Jackson as well as a vacant lightweight title fight in the top two MMA attractions. Overall on the night, three betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator…

June 19th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 89 took place last night (Saturday, June 18, 2016) at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and was headlined by a welterweight bout between Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs came through, there was one pick ’em and one fight ended in a draw according to the closing…

June 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, June 17, 2016) for its 156th event. The event was hit by a few injuries with a planned return of former champion Douglas Lima being switched up, but overall the night was pretty exciting. Overall on the night, four betting favorites were victorious while zero underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator…

June 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 199 took place last night (Saturday, June 4, 2016) at The Forum in Inglewood, California, and was headlined by a UFC middleweight title bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs came through, there was one pick ’em and one fight ended in a draw according to the closing odds at 5Dimes…

May 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 88 took place earlier today (Sunday, May 29, 2016) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a bantamweight bout between Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites won while seven underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each bout….

May 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, May 20, 2016) for its 155th event. The event was hit by a few injuries with a planned women’s featherweight title fight being changed, and overall, the card wasn’t particularly exciting. Overall on the night, four betting favorites were victorious while zero underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 155 Favorites That…

May 15th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Saturday, April 22, 2016) for its 154th event. The event was devastated by injuries and the tragedy of Jordan Parsons, but the show must go on, and they managed a pretty entertaining night of scraps overall. Overall on the night, four betting favorites were victorious while zero underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s…

May 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 87 took place earlier today (Sunday, May 8, 2016) at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while three underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

April 24th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 197 took place last night (Saturday, April 23, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a light heavyweight interim title bout between Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while two underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

April 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action earlier tonight (Friday, April 22, 2016) for its 153rd event. The event featured several of the promotion’s most popular fighters as well as the debut of former UFC champion Benson Henderson. Overall, on the night three betting favorites were victorious while two underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 153…

April 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 19 took place earlier tonight (Saturday, April 16, 2016) at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, and was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won In…

April 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 86 took place this afternoon (Sunday, April 10, 2016) at Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia, and was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Junior dos Santos and Ben Rothwell. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while three underdogs came through and there were two pick’em fights according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…