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December 30th, 2018
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin are back to recap UFC 232.  Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for anything your purchase during your visit. Watch today’s…

December 29th, 2018
Staff

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 38 events thus far, we’ve had quite a battle brewing for the top spot. Brian Hemminger remains at the top, currently in first place with an…

December 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 232 takes place December 29 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened the full odds for the card, and here they are. UFC 232 Opening Odds Jon Jones -190 Alexander Gustafsson +150 Cris Cyborg -280 Amanda Nunes +200 Michael Chiesa -165 Carlos Condit +135 Ilir Latifi -180 Corey Anderson…

December 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

Cris Cyborg flagged for a potential USADA violation Thursday the UFC released a statement confirming that Invicta FC champion and UFC fighter Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino was flagged for a possible USADA violation. The sample was taken only a few weeks ago weeks ago. and here’s the statement from the UFC. “The UFC organization was formally notified…

May 13th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 198. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez – UFC 188 Upcoming Bout: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic…

May 11th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 198 begins a two-month run for the UFC which could be one of the most impressive in history from a fight quality perspective. With a heavyweight title bout that doesn’t even have Brad clamoring for #FGF, to a showdown between Brazilian legends, to potential last stands for a pair of greats, there’s a lot…

May 8th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

When the Octagon heads down to Brazil for UFC 198, the card will be most reminiscent of the Brazilian cards the company put in 2011 and 2012 when it re-entered the country. The list of Brazilian legends competing on the card includes Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, ‘Jacare’ Souza, ‘Shogun’ Rua, Demian Maia, and of course…

March 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Leslie Smith booked for a 140 pound catchweight bout at UFC 198 UFC officials announced Monday that “Cyborg” Justino is set to make her UFC debut May 14th against Leslie Smith in a 140-pound catchweight matchup. Justino (15-1, 1NC) hasn’t tasted defeat since 2005 and heads into this matchup off a knockout win…

January 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Invicta FC took place tonight (Saturday, January 16, 2016) in Costa Mesa, California, 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, six betting favorites were victorious while one underdog wonbased on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

January 15th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After 2015 saw Invicta FC buoyed by being added to the UFC Fight Pass lineup, the all-female promotion now kicks off their 2016 schedule with Invicta FC 15. The card, taking place in Costa Mesa, California, will feature a pair of title fights, and perhaps the top women’s pound-for-pound fighter now that Ronda Rousey has…

December 28th, 2015
James Lynch

Report: Gegard Mousasi vs. Thales Leites set UFC London’s co-main event Mousasi posted a photo on Facebook Sunday suggesting that he’ll be fighting Thales Leites in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping on Feb. 27 in London. That photo has since been deleted, however Leites’ camp confirmed with MMAFighting that the fight is in fact happening. UFC…

December 8th, 2015
James Lynch

Ronda Rousey staying with head coach Edmond Tarverdyan Suffering the first blemish on her resume in devastating fashion, many pundits and fans were quick to suggest that former UFC woman’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey should switch camps. Even prior to the loss against Holly Holm, Rousey’s mother Dr. AnnMaria DeMaras also suggested a change of scenery would be…

December 7th, 2015
James Lynch

Staph infection knocks out Dennis Bermudez from UFC Fight Night 81  MMAFighting.com reports that TUF 14 finalist Dennis Bermudez has been forced to withdraw from his matchup with Maximo Blanco at UFC Fight Night 81 due to a staph infection. The 28-year old is coming off back to back losses against Ricardo Lamas and Jeremy Stephens….

November 24th, 2015
James Lynch

In your Tuesday edition of MMA Odds and Ends we’ve got an interesting matchup booked in the featherweight division, a report about a mega rematch in the middleweight division, Cyborg’s next fight and the show that just keeps on giving – The Ultimate Fighter – announced their details for Season 23 tryouts.   Dennis Bermudez…

July 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Invicta Fighting Championships held its 13th event last night (July 9, 2015) from the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and yours truly was there to cover the event live. It was a star-studded event headlined by a trio of title fights in the atomweight, bantamweight and featherweight divisions. For the results and closing odds from…

July 10th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Invicta FC took place tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada, and overall it was an entertaining card that provided a few key upsets in title fights, as well as a brutal beatdown in the main event. Overall from a betting perspective, four betting favorites were victorious while two underdogs won and one fight was a Pick…

February 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

February 2015 looks like it’s going to be a great month to be an MMA fan, as a total of three UFC cards as well as two Bellator cards take place this month. There’s even an Invicta FC card for lovers of the female fighters. For today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll list five fights…

January 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Former Strikeforce women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is returning to Invicta FC, where she will defend the Invicta FC featherweight title against Charmaine Tweet in the main event of Invicta FC 11. The promotion announced Tuesday that Santos will take on Tweet Feb. 27 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California in what will…

December 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

2013 was an amazing year as far as MMA action went, and one of the main reasons for that is the number of high-quality knockouts that we all got to witness. I’m not going to choose just one knockout in this article, but instead I will list off a number of highlight-reel KOs that I…

July 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Cris Cyborg is back. But it’s not like she ever really left. The former Strikeforce women’s featherweight champion and the newly-crowned Invicta FC featherweight champion, Cyborg put on one of the most dominating performances of 2013 this past weekend when she beat the daylights out of Marloes Coenen en route to claiming Invicta’s first-ever 145-pound…

April 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Invicta FC 5 took place tonight and the event was a huge success, as it provided a ton of action via some awesome knockouts and submissions. Overall, from a betting perspective, five favorites won, while three underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on the closing MMA odds: INVICTA FC 5 BETTING FAVORITES THAT…

April 5th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Every Invicta show to date has delivered ‘show of the year’ level action, and now Shannon Knapp and her crew of WMMA’s brightest have a stacked card on Pay Per View to kick off Invicta’s 2013 run. Champs, challengers, vets and newcomers, this show has everything and looks like it should be a hell of…

April 5th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Jessamyn Duke only has two professional MMA bouts, but she has already made an impact in Invicta FC, with stoppage wins in both her appearances. The Bantamweight is set to square off against Miriam Nakamoto at Invicta FC 5, and will look to move even closer to the top of the division. Duke recently spoke…

March 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The month of April 2013 is going to be very good for MMA fans, as the UFC has four events scheduled, Bellator has one, and even Invicta FC has one. And, as always, MMAoddsbreaker.com will be here to cover all of your betting needs for all of these upcoming fight cards. Here’s a look at…