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September 10th, 2015
James Lynch

One of the most respected names in the MMA media industry, Stephie “Crooklyn” Haynes has been covering the sport for over 10-years and is currently a staff writer for BloodyElbow.com and a co-host on “The Three Amigos” Podcast. “Crooklyn” spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 121 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” and discussed a variety of topics….

October 7th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Another UFC fighter has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, and this time, it’s someone fans least expected. The Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA), which oversaw drug testing for last month’s UFC Fight Night 51 event, revealed on Monday that lightweight Piotr Hallmann tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone in a post-fight drug test, and the…

October 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

Another star fighter in the UFC has been busted for performance enhancing drugs. The UFC yesterday announced that Cung Le tested positive for excess levels of human growth hormone (HGH) in a post-fight drug test after his fight against Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48, a bout he lost via fourth-round TKO. As a…

August 24th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 67, Adam is back from his 3-week vacation! So he and myself (@LynchOnSports) welcome MFC bantamweight champion Anthony Birchack who makes his UFC debut this Saturday against Joe Soto at UFC 177. In addition we’re joined by Carlin Bardsley again who breaks down the Big Three & The Parting Shot with us tonight. The…

August 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card Here’s five crazy UFC Fight Night 48 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Michael Bisping wins in round four (+1100) There were questions marks surrounding…

August 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here are the three surprises and the three disappointments from UFC Fight Night 48. Surprises Tyron Woodley — After a disastrous performance against Rory MacDonald at UFC 174, Tyron Woodley needed to…

August 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 48 took place this morning at CotaiArena in Macau, China, and the card was overall pretty solid as it featured a number of impressive stoppages from a variety of fighters. Overall, seven favorites came through while three underdogs scored. Here’s a betting recap for UFC Fight Night 48 based on the closing…

August 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 49 is a three-round welterweight bout between Jordan “Young Gun” Mein and Mike “Quicksand” Pyle. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Mein as a -230 favorite (bet $230 to win $100) while Pyle is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). Mein opened as a…

August 22nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off another winning night, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to get back to their winning ways with UFC Fight Night 47. After losing 2.575 units at UFC Fight Night 47 last week, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 26.03 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in…

August 22nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 48 Date: August 23, 2014 Arena: The Venetian Macau’s CotaiArena City: Macau, China UFC Fight Night 48 will be live from China this Saturday with a 10-fight card to be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass. The four-fight main card will be live at 9am ET, with preliminary action getting going at…

August 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 48 is a three-round welterweight bout between Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and Dong Hyun “Stun Gun” Kim. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Woodley as a -175 favorite (bet $175 to win $100) while Kim is a +155 underdog (bet $100 to win $155). The…

August 22nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 48 Date: August 23, 2014 Arena: The Venetian Macau’s CotaiArena City: Macau, China Your Best Bets for UFC Fight Night 48’s ‘Fight of The Night’ UFC Fight Night 48 will be live from China this Saturday with a 10-fight card to be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass. The four-fight main card…

August 22nd, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 48 middleweight Cung Le as he prepares for his upcoming main event bout against Michael Bisping this Saturday (August 16, 2014) at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China. The former Strikeforce champion has done his best to ignore Bisping’s infamous trash talk and has instead been focusing…

August 22nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something MMAOddsBreaker.com has 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 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC Fight Night 48 tomorrow morning (August 23, 2014). After 26…

August 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 48 is a three-round bantamweight bout between Yuta Sasaki and Roland “Stunning” Delorme. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Sasaki as a -135 favorite (bet $135 to win $100) while Delorme is a +115 underdog (bet $100 to win $115). Sasaki opened at -140…

August 22nd, 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 analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC Fight Night 48 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available…

August 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 48 is a five-round middleweight bout between Michael “The Count” Bisping and Cung Le. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Bisping as a -325 favorite (bet $325 to win $100) while Le is a +265 underdog (bet $100 to win $265). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

August 22nd, 2014
Reed Kuhn

It’s Double Header time once again for the UFC: two events in less than 24 hours, on two sides of the planet. No problem for the UFC, although a little trickier for fans who might be interesting in watching both events without missing a night of sleep! But “fan” is short for fanatic, right? You…

August 21st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Last week the UFC returned to action, and this week they ramp things up with a doubleheader on Saturday. The MMA Analysis crew, sans Lance, breaks down the top two fights from the Macau card and then the entirety of the Tulsa card in only the fashion they can. Listen here: Picks: Direct download: The…

August 20th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Sometimes UFC Fight Pass gives us events like UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin, and sometimes… well, sometimes we get the upcoming UFC Fight Night 48 from Macau. That’s not to say there aren’t fights worth watching on the card, as the top two bouts — Michael Bisping versus Cung Le and Tyron Woodley against…

August 6th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The UFC returns with another double-header on August 23rd, as the promotional travels to both China and Oklahoma for UFC Fight Night’s 48 and 49. UFC Fight Night 48 will be live from Macau, China with preliminary action kicking off at 6:30am ET and the main card starting at 9am ET. The entire 10-fight card,…

August 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le Date: August 23, 2014 Location: Macau, China Venue: CotaiArena Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Middleweight Michael Bisping (-260) The brash Michael Bisping (24-6) always has something to say, and after winning season two of The Ultimate Fighter and going 10-6 in UFC, he’s backed up his talk for the most part. The 35-year-old…

May 25th, 2014
James Lynch

On our 1-year year anniversary show, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome TSN- Off The Record producer Aaron Bronsteter (@aarbron) to recap all the action from UFC 173 last night in Las Vegas. The Big Three 1) TJ Dillashaw defeats Renan Barao to win 135lb title. How big of an upset was this and what’s next for Dillashaw?…

February 25th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with TUF China coach Cung Le as he prepares for his pupils’ TUF China Finale this Saturday (March 1, 2014)  at the CotaiArena in Cotai, Macao, China. The former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion revealed his thoughts on the state of MMA in China after getting a first-hand look at the talent…

April 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Former UFC lightweight contender Tyson Griffin today announced on Twitter that he has signed a multi-fight deal with the World Series of Fighting. Here’s what Griffin Tweeted: I hope to be on the august WSOF card & can’t wait to put on the most exciting fight the @WSOFfans have ever seen!! Griffin, 16-6, was cut from…

January 28th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Former UFC light heavyweight and middleweight Tom DeBlass is returning to MMA. The New Jersey native retired after losing to Riki Fukuda at UFC on FUEL TV 6, which was his second-straight loss in the UFC after being defeated by Cyrille Diabate at UFC on FUEL TV 2. However, he’s decided to change his mind…

November 9th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FUEL TV 6: November 12, 2012 CotaiArena in Macao, China UFC Middleweight Contender Rich Franklin (-245) Profile: Rich Franklin (29-6, 1 No-Contest) is a former math teacher and UFC middleweight champion who has had a spotty record in the years past his brief title reign that started in 2005 and ended with a…

November 9th, 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 talks UFC On…

November 9th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC on FUEL TV 6: Franklin vs. Le Matchup: Rich Franklin (-245) vs. Cung Le (+195) Location: CotaiArena, Macao, China Time: 9 a.m. (ET) How to watch: FUEL TV TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Rich Franklin MMA Record: 29-6 UFC Record: 14-5 Age: 38 Nationality: American Height: 6-1 Weight: 185 pounds Style: Well-rounded Camp: Team Extreme Strengths: Championship-level experience, striking, KO power, submissions Weaknesses: Takedown defense, has been…

November 9th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

Nick Kalikas is joined by guests Brett Okamoto from ESPN and Damon Martin from MMAWeekly to open odds on the UFC On Fuel TV 6 event.