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May 12th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC 172 and UFC Fight Night 40 taking place the last three weeks, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shook up.  MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Jason Nawara (@JasonNawara) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated just about after every UFC event. As always, we only show changes…

May 6th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 40 Date: May 10, 2014 Arena: US Bank Arena City: Cincinnati, OH Middleweight bout: Costa Philippou (+195) vs Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin (-235) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 40 will be a middleweight contest in the form of Constantinos Philippou vs Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin. Philippou is the…

January 22nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 35 came and went, leaving me pondering potential match-ups for some of the losers of the evening… Alpetkin Ozkilic vs Dustin Ortiz – This is a pairing of flyweights who each came up short on the judges’ scorecards at UFC Fight Night 35. Ozkilic was upset by Hawaiian promotional newcomer Louis Smolka,…

January 17th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 35 turned out to be a pretty solid Wednesday night card, as it featured a number of high-level knockouts and exciting back-and-forth bouts that we’ll go back and re-watch time and time again for entertainment’s sake. There were a number of breakout performances by fighters on the card, and there was also…

January 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 35 took place tonight live from Duluth, GA, and the event was overall pretty surprising as a number of underdogs came through while a number of big favorites struggled in victory. Overall, nine favorites won while three underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap of UFC Fight Night 35 based on the closing odds…

January 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something new we at MMAOddsBreaker.com decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 a week and a half ago and it continues with UFC Fight Night 35 tonight (Jan. 15, 2014) which…

January 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 35 takes place tonight, and like every UFC card, there’s an opportunity to make a ton of cash by betting on the fights — especially when it comes to prop bets. For today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ve decided to comb through all the props currently listed at 5Dimes Sportsbook and I’ve selected…

January 14th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off yet another winning event, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to keep their winning ways going with UFC Fight Night 35. MMAOddsbreaker Premium has made a profit in seven straight events including 17 of the last 21 overall and are up 57.95 units life-to-date for a return on investment of 21.95%. You can…

January 14th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 35 January 15, 2014 Middleweight Matchup: Luke Rockhold vs. Constantinos Philippou By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  In the main event at Fight Night 35 there are two Middleweights coming off tough losses, but who are still very much alive in the UFC’s upper echelon and within striking distance of contendership….

January 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 35 Date: January 15, 2013 Arena: Arena at Gwinnett Center City: Duluth, GA Middleweight bout: Constantinos Philippou (+320) vs Luke Rockhold (-390) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 35 will be a middleweight contest between Long Island’s Constantinos Philippou and Northern California’s Luke Rockhold. Philippou is the underdog heading…

January 12th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 35 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA music producer Mikey Rukus (@MikeyRukus) who produces custom tracks for MMA fighters. Later we welcome MMA referee and judge Brian Beauchamp to discuss about  his upcoming reffing assignment and clarification on the unified rules. The Big Three 1) WSOF challenges Bellator…

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 7th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 35: ROCKHOLD VS. PHILIPPOU Date: Jan. 15, 2014 Location: The Arena at Gwinnett Center — Duluth, Georgia Broadcast: FOX Sports 1/Sportsnet 360 UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold (-405) Profile: Luke Rockhold (10-2) came into the UFC as the final Strikeforce middleweight champion. He was a force in the San Jose based promotion, winning nine of his 10 fights…

November 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC announced a couple of new fights over this past weekend that obviously got overshadowed by what happened in the main event of UFC 167, so for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my initial thoughts on these new match-ups. The fight new fight I want to talk about is an upcoming middleweight bout…

September 21st, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 165 Knockout of the Night Betting Props UFC on 164 is live from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada tonight! The 13-fight card will feature many exciting fights, and likely plenty of finishes. The UFC will be handing out a $50,000 bonus for Knockout of the Night — the option to bet…

September 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of five fights scheduled for the UFC 165 main card next weekend is an intriguing middleweight matchup between Costa Philippou and Francis Carmont. Philippou has won five-straight fights while Carmont is on a 10-fight winning streak, which means the winner of this fight is primed to jump into the title picture with a decisive…

July 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced that they have booked a showdown between surging middleweights Costa Philippou and Francis Carmont, as the two fighters will go head-to-head at UFC 165, which takes place Sept. 21 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. With Philippou and Carmont both currently riding five-fight win streaks in the UFC Octagon,…

July 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

A pivotal matchup in the UFC welterweight division will take place this fall in Brazil. Brazilian media outlet Globo today reported that Erick Silva will take on Dong Hyun Kim in a three-round welterweight match at an upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Brazil that is scheduled to take place Oct. 9 at a location…

May 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

Veteran MMA journalist Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer recently released the rumored list of female bantamweight fighters that are set to appear on season 18 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” which is being filmed in the next few weeks and which will air this fall. Here are the rumored fighters: Marcia Allen Shayna Baszler Revelina Berto…

February 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC added another big middleweight fight to its upcoming UFC on FX 8 card, which takes place May 18 in Brazil. According to MMAFighting.com, middleweight contenders Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Costa Philippou will meet in a main card bout. Both fighters are currently ranked in the top 10 of the MMA Fighter Rankings and…

December 29th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 155: December 29, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Middleweight Contender Costa Philippou (-130) Profile: Following an unsuccessful attempt at making a team on The Ultimate Fighter 11, Constantinos “Costa” Philippou (11-2) was still able to make it to the UFC as a late replacement to fight Nick Catone at UFC 128. Although he lost…

December 29th, 2012
Frank Trigg

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 goes to to…