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November 26th, 2015
James Lynch

Cathal Pendred retires from MMA Yesterday UFC welterweight Cathal Pendred made a surprising announcement that he’s retired from MMA at just 28-years of age. Onto the next chapter….. pic.twitter.com/ebKMx666qP — Cathal Pendred (@Pendred) November 25, 2015 Pendred (17-4-1) mentioned that his lack of passion for the sport was a major factor in his decision. The SBG Ireland…

April 30th, 2015
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article I have a recap how these veteran fighters faired in their respective bouts for the month of April. April 2nd – FCOC – Fight…

April 3rd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Legacy FC has Friday night all to themselves this week, as they return to AXS TV as they return to the airwaves for the fourth time already in 2015 with Legacy FC 41. Former two-division champion Daniel Pineda has picked up right where he left off before leaving for the UFC, defeating Leonard Garcia and…

March 25th, 2015
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator, WSOF or Titan – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this…

February 27th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Friday nights have turned into some of the busiest on the MMA schedule in 2015. Saturday has firmly become the realm of the UFC, while AXS TV promotions have always occupied Friday nights. This week Legacy FC 39 will air on AXS TV, while Bellator 134 and Invicta FC 11 will also be taking place…

November 14th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

With every other MMA promotion deciding to run their events on Saturday this weekend, Legacy FC will be the lone show in town on Friday night, and they certainly have put together some fights worth tuning in for. A pair of exciting UFC veterans will square off in the main event, as featherweights Leonard Garcia…

August 13th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Well it seems UFC 178 simply isn’t meant to be the blockbuster event everyone had it pegged as since way back in March, when Alexander Gustafsson reclaimed his #1 contender’s slot with a victory over Jimi Manuwa. Few saw Jon Jones’ April title defense against Glover Teixeira as more than a mere detour on the…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening fight on the UFC 171 Fight Pass card is a featherweight bout between Daniel “The Pit” Pineda and Robert Whiteford. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Pineda as a -230 favorite (bet $230 to win $100) while Whiteford is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

August 17th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Boston plays host to UFC on FOX Sports 1, which is also known as UFC Fight Night 26, which is a ridiculously stacked card to celebrate the inaugural launch of this new channel from the FOX Sports network. No longer will the UFC prelims be on FX or Fuel, the whole card aside from a…

June 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC continued to book a number of new fights, and the biggest of the bunch is a lightweight bout between top-10 ranked fighters Donald Cerrone and Rafael dos Anjos, which will be the co-main event for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 card. This is an intriguing matchup but it came as…