daniel cormier

November 2nd, 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 main event of UFC 230 as two division champion Daniel Cormier defends the heavyweight championship against surging contender Derrick Lewis at Madison Square Garden in New…

October 29th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 230 takes place Saturday, November 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the full odds for the card, and here they are. UFC 230 Opening Odds Daniel Cormier -900 Derrick Lewis +500 Chris Weidman -125 Ronaldo Souza -105 David Branch -300 Jarred Cannonier +220…

October 10th, 2018
Adam Martin.

After months of rumors about what the main event of UFC 230 would be, we finally have out answer, though the announcement of the headliner was also followed by news the co-main event is off. I’ll give me thoughts on the updated card in today’s MMA odds and ends. UFC 230 Gets Cormier vs Lewis,…

October 9th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Now that UFC 229 is over and done with, it’s time to move on to the next big PPV event, and that’s next month’s UFC 230 event, taking place November 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Controversy ensued last week when the UFC announced the flyweight title bout between Valentina Shevchenko and…

April 8th, 2017
Administrator

‘Ask Cousin Gabe’ is an article at MMA Oddsbreaker where I answer questions from readers. If you would like to ask me a question, regarding wagering, any upcoming fight cards, or MMA in general, please email it to [email protected] and make sure to include your name and location. Who is your favorite dog on the card? -Jake, Tallahassee, FL…

April 6th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

This week, the MMA Analysis returns to discuss UFC 210. The Octagon returns to Buffalo for the first time since UFC 7 with a light heavyweight title rematch between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson. Jay, Brad, Shaun, and Wes break that fight down as well as the remainder of the card, including a pair of…

April 6th, 2017
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC 210 rematch for the light heavyweight title between champion Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Click below to see who picked who….. Joseph Duffy – UFC lightweight  – 00:00:09 Aiemann Zahabi – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:30 Tim Johnson – UFC heavyweight – 00:00:44 Jeremy Kennedy – UFC featherweight – 00:01:07 Albert…

April 3rd, 2017
Brad Taschuk

The Octagon returns this Saturday after a couple weeks out of commission with UFC 210, and with it comes a massive fight in one of the organization’s marquee divisions. While the depth of the light heavyweight division isn’t what it used to be, the top of 205 still creates some of the biggest matchups in…

March 30th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Prior to UFC 210, the four fighters (Daniel Cormier, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, Chris Weidman and Gegard Mousasi) competing in the main and co-main events got on a conference call Thursday (March 30, 2017). Listen to the audio below…

March 28th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads back to Buffalo, NY for the second time in promotional history and first time in nearly 22 years with UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson II. The stacked 13-fight card is set to kick off with four preliminary fights on UFC Fight Pass at 6:15 p.m. ET, with preliminary action…

March 28th, 2017
Matty

The first quarter of the year is in the books for the UFC, and to say the big fights have been underwhelming so far in 2017 would be an understatement. After Khabib Nurmagomedov’s interim lightweight title fight versus Tony Ferguson was cancelled at UFC 209 due to his hospitalization in attempting an extreme weight cut, and the welterweight championship…

March 27th, 2017
James Lynch

Carla Esparza vs Maryna Moroz set for UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma City ESPN.com’s Brett Okamoto reports that former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza will return to action against Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25th at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. Esparza (11-4) is coming off a controversial split-decision loss to…

March 23rd, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Following last weekend’s UFC Fight Pass card from London, the organization will take a break until the second week of April. When the Octagon does set up shop once again however, it will be to host an impressive spring slate of events. The best of the lot are UFC 210 and 211, which feature title bouts…

January 26th, 2017
James Lynch

Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson rematch set for UFC 210 Daniel Cormier announced on ‘UFC Tonight’ on Wednesday that he will be defending his light heavyweight title against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson at UFC 210 on April 8th. Cormier (18-1) was slated to fight ‘Rumble’ in a rematch at UFC 206 in December, however the AKA product…

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…

October 13th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This December, the Octagon will make its first trip to Toronto in over three years. The last three times the Air Canada Centre has hosted a UFC event, the light heavyweight title was on the line, and the same division will headline on December 10th. Jon Jones will not be the one defending the title…

October 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson II added to UFC 206 in Toronto Daniel Cormier announced Wednesday on “UFC Tonight” on FS1 that he will be defending his light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson in a rematch from UFC 187. Cormier (17-1) submitted Johnson in May 201 at UFC 187 and subsequently claimed the 205-pound belt that was vacated by former…

July 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Anderson Silva steps in for Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 200  Thursday UFC President Dana White announced that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva will step in against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva (33-7) is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 84, which pushed him to…

July 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With the shocking announcement 24 hours ago that Jon Jones was out of the main event of UFC 200, the promotion has been scrambling to find a replacement. They found one in former middleweight champion and pound-for-pound legend Anderson Silva, who will return to the Octagon to battle Cormier in a non-title bout on the…

July 7th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Unfortunately recorded just hours prior to Jon Jones being pulled from the main event of UFC 200, this episode of the MMA Analysis still covers the rest of what remains a spectacular card. Jay, Brad, and New Shaun break down the remaining fights on UFC 200, and even the now-defunct Jones-Cormier rematch (spoiler alert, they…

July 5th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 200 light heavyweight championship headliner between Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. I spoke to the following fighters. Mike “Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight – 00:00:09 Greg Rebello – CES heavyweight – 00:00:46 Sean Soriano –…

July 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Legacy FC 57 Highlights (via MMAJunkie)    Artem Lobov vs. Chris Avila in the works for UFC 202 MMAFighting reports  that the UFC is working towards a featherweight matchup between Artem Lobov and Chris Avila to UFC 202 Lobov (12-12, 1 NC) has gone 0-2 in the UFC so far, losing at the TUF 22 Finale to Ryan…

July 3rd, 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 200 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

June 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Light Heavyweight title bout: Jon Jones (-320) vs Daniel Cormier (+260) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 200 will be a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Daniel Cormier and interim-champion Jon Jones, with Jones being favored to win at -320…

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 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones set as UFC 200 Headliner This morning on Good Morning America, it was revealed that the rematch between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will headline UFC 200 in July.   Just announced on @GMA: the #UFC200 Main Event will be @JonnyBones (Jon Jones) vs. @dc_mma (Daniel Cormier). @UFChttps://t.co/7Hcnmh3Enp — Good Morning…

April 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Daniel Cormier offers OSP a training camp at AKA to prep for Jon Jones at UFC 197 Injured and off UFC 197, Daniel Cormier was on The MMA Hour Monday and revealed that he’s willing to fly Ovince St-Preux out to San Jose to train at American Kickboxing Academy. Hat tip to Zane Simon of BloodyElbow who has the transcript…

April 2nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 197 Date: April 23, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones One of the top pound-for-pound MMA fighters on the planet, Jon ”Bones” Jones (20-1) has dominated the light heavyweight scene, becoming the youngest UFC title holder ever early in 2011 at the age of 23. With an…

April 2nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Report: Daniel Cormier out of UFC 197 fight with Jon Jones Originally reported by BJPenn.com, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier is injured and will be forced to pull out of his upcoming UFC 197 main event title defense against Jon Jones. There is no word on whether Jones will fight a late replacement like Anthony…

April 1st, 2016
James Lynch

DA recommends curfew, courses for former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones Following his five traffic citations last week, Jon Jones now requires permission from probation officer to use a motor vehicle. However the most important news for MMA fans, Jones will still compete at UFC 197 against Daniel Cormier, which takes place April 23 at Las Vegas’ MGM…

November 3rd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

It’s good to be back, and it’s good to see MMA hasn’t changed in the couple of weeks I’ve been gone. Injuries and personal drama seem to be the order of the day, just as they always were. The biggest news coming out Monday night is that UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown is out of…

October 7th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 192 leads into a bit of a lull period for the UFC, but there are no off weeks for The MMA Analysis… except maybe next week, which we will likely take off because there will not be much to talk about. There was plenty to discuss from this past weekend however, as UFC 192…

October 5th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Saturday night saw UFC 192 take place from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. It was a card that started impressively — with five of the seven prelims ending via stoppage — and ended even more so, as Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson traded shots for 25 minutes in an incredibly entertaining light heavyweight title…

September 30th, 2015
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 and Kountermove. Our UFC 192 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to…

September 30th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Sometimes, the MMA world will tell you that Uriah Hall will lose. Don’t listen to them. Instead, listen to The MMA Analysis, the only podcast where the possibility of a Uriah Hall spin kick finish was discussed at length. This week, after going 2-0 on consensus bets, and setting a lofty standard of entertainment, the…

September 29th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of UFC 192 is a battle between UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson. Cormier won the championship after submitting Anthony Johnson in a fight to determine the new champion, as longtime champion Jon Jones was stripped of his title earlier in the year due to legal issues. Gustafsson, on the…

July 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson Date: Oct. 3, 2015 Location: Houston, Texas Venue: Toyota Center Broadcast: PPV UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier Daniel Cormier (16-1) is a former Olympic freestyle wrestler-turned-heavyweight powerhouse out of American Kickboxing Academy who has had a rollercoaster’s share of ups and downs in his life. An excruciating 2008 Olympic bid in…

July 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC 192 main event is officially set. The UFC announced during the UFC Fight Night 72 broadcast that UFC 192, which takes place Oct. 3 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, will be headlined by a five-round light heavyweight title fight between champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Alexander Gustafsson. The co-main event of the…

June 4th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced two title fights in the last 24 hours for as yet unspecified events. MMAOddsmaker Nick Kalikas was quickly called to action and we now have opening betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbooks for both the UFC Light Heavyweight and UFC Middleweight title bouts featuring Daniel Cormier (c) vs Alexander Gustafsson…

June 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC has officially confirmed the next title fights at 185lbs and at 205lbs. UFC president Dana White confirmed late Wednesday evening that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will next defend his title against former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. As for UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, his opponent will be none other than…

May 25th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Even with the omission of Jon Jones and Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC 187 was a stacked card on paper and it delivered when it went down on Saturday night (May 23, 2015) from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card, especially, was fantastic. The main event of the evening, a five-round light…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were five of the craziest prop bets at UFC 187 that cashed big: Daniel Cormier wins by submission (+724)/Cormier wins in round 3 (+1425) In the main event of the evening, Daniel Cormier submitted Anthony Johnson in the third round to win the UFC light heavyweight title. Cormier had to survive an early blitz…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The Surprises Daniel Cormier — I’ll admit I was completely wrong about Daniel Cormier. I thought coming off of the loss to Jon Jones that he would regress and get worse, but he looked the best he ever has in his title fight win over Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC 187. He…

May 24th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 106 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First UFC light heavyweight fighter Ryan Jimmo sounds off about the UFC Reebok deal and talks about his upcoming fight against Francimar Barroso at UFC Fight Night 67. Then we’re joined by Canadian welterweight Ryan Dickson who takes…

May 24th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Before Spike TV, Fox Sports, UFC Fight Pass, Facebook, and any other channels the UFC has shown preliminary fights on, pay-per-view events used to be judged just by the fights that took place on the main card. By that scale, UFC 187 was the best PPV in a long, long time. Each of the five…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 187 took place Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was a very solid card overall, with a number of highlight-reel finishes on the main card and solid performances on the prelims. Overall from a betting perspective, eight betting favorites won while three underdogs won based on the closing…

May 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 187 is a five-round light heavyweight vacant title fight between Anthony Johnson and Daniel Cormier. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Cormier is a -110 favorite (bet $110 to win $100) while Johnson is a +100 underdog (bet $100 to win $100). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Cormier…

May 21st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Perhaps the best MMA event of the year deserves the best MMA podcast around, so the MMA Analysis breaks down UFC 187 on this show. The rare UFC card which is stacked from top to bottom brings a surprising amount of serious fight discussion from your co-hosts, but they still find time to debate the…

May 20th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 187 light heavyweight Daniel Cormier as he prepares for his upcoming main event title fight this Saturday night (May 23, 2015) against Anthony Johnson at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former two-time Olympian knows he isn’t facing a fighter as diverse as Jon Jones…

May 20th, 2015
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 and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 187 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one…

May 16th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

After completing a two-week trip in the Pacific, the Octagon will return to the familiar grounds of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for one of the most newsworthy cards of the year. Despite former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones being stripped of his title and suspended, two belts will still be on the line…