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December 23rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

Michael Chiesa’s Lawsuit Against Conor McGregor Revealed The UFC 223 bus incident is not in the rear-view mirror just yet for Conor McGregor. The Irish superstar was sued by Michael Chiesa after he was injured in the dolly-throwing incident back at UFC 223, and now we have details of the lawsuit. TMZ was the first…

October 8th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 229 was billed as one of the biggest cards in MMA history and it turned out to be an amazing show full of terrific fights and unexpected finishes. At the same time, we know things took a real ugly turn when Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped over the Octagon fence after choking out Conor McGregor in…

October 6th, 2018
MMA OddsBreaker

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2018 and just like last year, we’re keeping a running tally of our staff’s fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. After 28 events thus far, we have quite a battle brewing for the top spot. Brian Hemminger remains at the top, currently in first place with an…

October 6th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

Reed Kuhn, author of “Fightnomics,” offers some intriguing statistics about the two fighters competing in the UFC 229 main event, Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. The first three graphs tell the following story: 1. These are two of the most dominant fighters in the division… but in very different ways. 2. Clearly Conor’s striking is…

October 5th, 2018
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look ahead to the biggest fight of 2018 as Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon to take on undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in a colossal clash at UFC 229….

October 4th, 2018
Chris White

Despite there not being as much buzz as usual for a Conor fight, this is a huge fight for the promotion and the sport overall. Conor is returning to MMA after a two-year layoff, returning from a lottery fight with boxing’s best. He has his work cut out for him in his return as he…

October 4th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

BetDSI has opened Conor McGregor as an underdog for a second straight fight in the combat sports arena. The polarizing Irishman was a massive underdog in his boxing match against Floyd Mayweather last summer, and now he’s an underdog in the Lightweight title fight versus Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, which ws…

October 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 229 takes place Saturday, October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the full card, and here they are. UFC 229 Opening Odds Khabib Nurmagomedov -185Conor McGregor +155 Tony Ferguson -265Anthony Pettis +185 Alexander Volkov -185Derrick Lewis +145 Dominick Reyes -165Ovince Saint-Preux +125 Michelle…

March 14th, 2017
James Lynch

Joseph Duffy (15-2) discusses his upcoming fight against Reza Madadi (14-4) at UFC Fight Night 107 on March 18th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Joseph also talks about competing on Season 12 of The Ultimate Fighter, this being his last bout on his UFC contract and a potential rematch against Conor McGregor.

January 30th, 2017
James Lynch

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Julianna Pena full fight video highlights Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Ngannou video highlights Dana White says Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather about as likely as himself backing up Tom Brady in Super Bowl

January 1st, 2017
Betting Bruiser

The year 2016 in mixed martial arts will undoubtedly be remembered by the rise of Conor McGregor. It truly has been an action-packed year and a notorious rise to greatness. Culminating with the eventual raising of those two championship belts inside the Octagon. That will be forever ingrained into MMA fans’ minds as a sport-defining…

January 1st, 2017
Brad Taschuk

We had to wait until after UFC 207 for this one, as there were a couple of fighters still in consideration for the award who were competing on the UFC’s year-end card. Amanda Nunes put her stamp on an impressive 2016 with a first round stoppage of Ronda Rousey, while Cody Garbrandt completed his ascendence…

December 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After crowning Lando Vannata with our KO of the Year, and Mackenzie Dern with Submission of the Year, now it’s time to switch gears and look at the best fight of 2016. Conor McGregor’s massive drawing power made 2016 one of the most lucrative in UFC history, and he provided some big money fights with…

December 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

On our 2016 Awards Show Special myself (@LynchOnSports) and Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) hand out hardware. 2016 Fighter of the Year JAMES Stipe Miocic – 3-0 in 2016, captured UFC heavyweight title. Honourable mention – Michael Bisping CARLIN Michael Bisping – 3-0 in 2016. Captured UFC middleweight title IAN Conor McGregor – 2-1 in 2016. Became first active…

December 20th, 2016
Matty

I may not be the biggest fan of Ronda Rousey, but I am a fan nonetheless. If you know her story and dedication to the sport of MMA, it is very hard not to be, especially after reading Ramona Shelburne’s article about Rousey’s return to the Octagon following a hiatus of more than a year when…

December 12th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 206: Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis full fight video highlights UFC 206: Donald Cerrone vs. Matt Brown full fight video highlights UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Max Holloway via MMAFighting  UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Donald Cerrone via MMAFighting  UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Cub Swanson via MMAFighting  UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Kelvin…

November 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Conor McGregor set a record last weekend (November 12, 2016) at UFC 205 when he became the first man to simultaneously hold championships in multiple weight classes, winning the featherweight strap from Jose Aldo last year at UFC 194 and most recently defeating Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight belt on Saturday night. So the big question…

November 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez  Video Highlights Conor McGregor UFC 205 Post-Fight Press Conference Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Wonderboy Thompson Post-Fight Interview Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs.Karolina Kowalkiewicz Post-Fight Interview Dana White UFC 205 Post-Fight Press Conference  

November 13th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 182 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) special gust host Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) recap UFC 205 WE NOW HAVE OFFICIAL “Parting Shot Podcast” T-SHIRTS! BUY THEM HERE –>  here SUBSCRIBE to us on iTunes! here SUBSCRIBE to us on Stitcher here “Like” our Facebook Page here. Follow us on Twitter @PartingShotMMA SUBSCRIBE to James’ 1-on-1 show on Youtube here…

November 11th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 205 Pre-fight Press Conference  As expected things got heated at the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference.   UFC 205 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3   UFC 205 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

November 10th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the main event of UFC 205 in New York City as Eddie Alvarez puts his lightweight title on the line against featherweight champion Conor McGregor.   Eddie Alvarez…

November 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 205 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in fight week…

November 9th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 205 is so big that Lance Fischel even decided to show up for the podcast for once. It took him a few minutes, naturally, but he got there eventually. With a full crew present, The MMA Analysis gives you a thorough breakdown of UFC 205 from the three title fights at the top of…

November 8th, 2016
James Lynch

USADA hands down a one-year suspension for Jon Jones  An independent arbitration panel handed down a one-year suspension on UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Monday. Jones (21-1) will be able to return to competition in July of 2017. USADA revealed that he tested positive for two banned substances, (clomiphene and Letrozol) in an…

November 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the lightweight title fight between champion Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor. Click below to see who picked who.   Stephen Wonderboy Thompson – UFC welterweight – 00:00:09 Stevie Ray – UFC lightweight – 00:01:28 TJ Laramie – TKO featherweight – 00:01:58 Tim Johnson – UFC heavyweight – 00:02:41 Jesse Ronson – TKO lightweight…

November 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Marloes Coenen vs. Talita Nogueira off Bellator 163 tonight Once again Marloes has been pulled from a Bellator card, this time because opponent Talita Nogueira missed weight 5 1/2 pounds over the 146-pound limit. Coenen (23-7) decided to take the fight when she learned of her opponent missing weight by that much. The 35-year-old Dutch fighter is coming…

October 11th, 2016
Matty

NSAC makes McGregor pay for water-bottle incident at UFC 202 press conference You know it’s a slow news day in MMA when the lead story is UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor getting fined for throwing a water bottle back in August at a press conference to promote his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202….

September 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Even though UFC 205 is still six weeks away, the buzz for it is already starting to overshadow everything else the organization has going on through the month of October. Such is the power of Conor McGregor, and the UFC has been wise to cash in on him as much as possible (UFC 200 debacle…

September 27th, 2016
Matty

Conor McGregor will fight Eddie Alvarez for lightweight title at UFC 205 Late Monday, the UFC confirmed featherweight champion Conor McGregor (20-3) will challenge lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez (28-4) for his title belt at 155 pounds in the main event at UFC 205 on November 12th. MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas just opened McGregor as a -125…

August 23rd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The guys broke down the unbelievable fight that was Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz as well as touched on a couple of the other fights on UFC 202. Then they previewed UFC on FOX 21 delving deep into a bunch of newcomer’s fight camps and back stories only the way we know how. Lance bullied…

August 22nd, 2016
Brad Wharton

It’s very rare that anything lives up to the weight of expectation any more… movies, videogames… especially fights. In this social, digital age, our streams of consciousness are all interconnected for months and weeks of build up. We’ve discussed, debated and deconstructed every angle, from the feasible to the infeasible, the sublime to the ridiculous….

August 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 202 Fight Video Highlights: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz     UFC 202 Fight Video Highlights: Donald Cerrone vs. Rick Story   UFC 202 Fight Video Highlights: Cody Garbrandt vs. Takeya Mizugaki   “Baby Slice” off Bellator 160 due to injury Kevin Ferguson, Jr’s professional MMA debut will have to wait as “Baby Slice”…

August 21st, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 170 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First were joined by UFC middleweight Sam Alvey who takes on Kevin Casey this Saturday at UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver. Then after we’ll be joined by The Province MMA journalist Spencer Kyte will preview the UFC…

August 20th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 202 rematch between Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz. I spoke to the following fighters. Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight 00:00:30 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:01:06 Kurt Holobaugh…

August 20th, 2016
Brad Wharton

It’s another marquee UFC fight week and with it – like clockwork – the influx of ‘normals’. The rank and file of humanity who dare to enjoy our sport on a casual basis. In many ways it feels like a throwback; a resurgent echo of the days when MMA was a secret, special club that…

August 18th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 202 Pre-Fight Press Conference gets heated, Diaz and McGregor throw bottles at each other   Newcomer Albert Morales replaces Manny Gamburyan against Alejandro Perez at UFC Fight Night 94 Danny Segura of MMA Fighting (via UFC Español) reported Tuesday that Manny Gamburyan has pulled out of UFC Fight Night 94 due to personal reasons, newcomer Alberta…

August 17th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 202 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

August 17th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look ahead to the much anticipated sequel headlining UFC 202: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor.   Nate Diaz (Record: 19-10, +110 Underdog, Fighter Grade: A- (Lightweight)) The long time Cesar…

August 16th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

We hope that our longtime listeners will listen to this week’s episode of The MMA Analysis Faithfully, while new listeners will greet us with Open Arms. If not, it’s okay, we can agree to go our Separate Ways. Just remember when it comes to MMA podcasts, only The MMA Analysis can bring it Any Way…

August 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson officially headline UFC 204  UFC officials announced Monday that the rematch between UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson is official as they will headline UFC 204 on October 8 in Manchester, England. The Las Vegas based promotion also announced six other fights, the most notable include Vitor Belfort (25-12) vs. Gegard…

August 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Conor McGregor show rolls into town in a week and a half (August 20, 2016) for UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Irishman’s highly-anticipated rematch against Nate Diaz will headline the card. The odds for that bout were released this past June, and early action has come in on both sides, although with…

July 18th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens (25-12) talks about a potential matchup with Conor McGregor during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Jeremy also talks about his win over Renan Barao in his last fight and potential rematches with Anthony Pettis and Charles Oliveira.

July 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor, Holly Holm winners at 2016 ESPY awards While they both came up short in their last respective bouts, Conor McGregor and Holly Holm took home some gold on Wednesday night. McGregor beat out UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, as well as boxers Gennady Golovkin, Canelo Alvarez and Roman Gonzalez to take home the ESPN…

June 29th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be returning to Las Vegas, Nevada this August 20th for UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor 2. Nearly three months away, the fight card is now almost complete with 10-bouts, and two to three more are expected to be added on the preliminary card. If interested in wagering on any bouts for this…

June 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Brock Lesnar will compete at UFC 200 in the co-main event Current WWE superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his return to the octagon at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt. UFC officials made the announcement Saturday night regarding Lesnars return and today on SportsCentre, it was revealed he’ll fight Mark Hunt. Lesnar (5-3 )…

June 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

No, it’s not going to be Floyd Mayweather Jr, but the highly anticipated rematch will be taking place this summer. Nate Diaz shocked the mixed martial arts world earlier this year when he handed UFC golden boy Conor McGregor his first loss inside the Octagon. Diaz had originally stepped in as an injury replacement for UFC…

June 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

Dana White says he’s looking at ‘another fight’ for Conor McGregor instead of Nate Diaz UFC president Dana White joined ESPN’s SportsCenter Thursday and mentioned that featherweight champion Conor McGregor may not face Nate Diaz in his next fight. But he did open it up as a possibility in an interview later with FS1’s “The Herd” “It’s just been tough….

May 23rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Conor McGregor Speaks Conor McGregor took the MMA world by storm yesterday by speaking somewhere other than on twitter, appearing in ESPN’s Sunday Conversation. Everything was discussed from him getting pulled from the UFC 200 main event to rumors about Floyd Mayweather Jr. Check it out.   James Te Huna Retires Former UFC light heavyweight…

May 1st, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 154 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by UFC bantamweight Rob Font who takes on John Lineker at UFC 198 on May 14th. Then Invicta FC bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger stops by to talk about her upcoming title defence against Colleen Schneider on…

April 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor tweets he’s back on UFC 200  Happy to announce that I am BACK on UFC 200! Shout out to @danawhite and @lorenzofertitta on getting this one done for the fans. #Respect — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April 25, 2016   However multiple sources including MMAJunkie believe that this isn’t set in stone Multiple sources…

April 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor demands lighter PR schedule Conor McGregor broke his silence on Thursday and made it clear that he’s not retired and is willing to fight at UFC 200.  The UFC featherweight champion made it clear though that he wants a lighter PR schedule ahead of the matchup, which he explains his his statement here via…