darren elkins

April 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

MMAOddsBreaker.com‘s Knockout of the Month of March 2017 goes to UFC featherweight Darren Elkins at UFC 209 in Las Vegas, NV on March 4th. Elkins was down big on the judges’ scorecards against American Top Team’s Mirsad Bektic heading into the third and final round of action. Cardio being his best weapon, he began taking…

March 30th, 2017
Jay Primetown

A quarter of the way into 2017, and there have already been some memorable moments. Jay Primetown gives his picks for the most memorable moments in the UFC during the first three months of 2017. Biggest Moment: The Fight That Didn’t Happen The biggest moment in the first quarter of 2017 was in fact the…

March 7th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in back in Las Vegas, NV this past Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. It was an entertaining night of fights, and after the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight…

March 7th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Five Props is a column featured on MMAOddsBreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here are five UFC 209 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook… 1) David Teymur by Decision (+500) Teymur defeated Lando Vannata via…

March 6th, 2017
Jay Primetown

With UFC 209 behind us, there were many noteworthy performances which saw fighters’ stock rise. Jay Primetown takes a look at the key performers and what’s next for them. Darren Elkins Overview: Elkins has made a career of out-working opponents in the latter portions of his fights to win. His victory over Mirsad Bektic was…

March 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV this Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. The action-packed fight card is stacked with 11 scheduled bouts that are set to…

February 26th, 2017
Gabe Killian

We are now heading into March, where we will have three UFC events to keep us busy over the month. Here I will highlight three matchups I am looking forward to, and all three of them are preliminary card contests in the UFC’s featherweight divisiion… Fight: Darren Elkins vs. Mirsad Bektic Card: UFC 209 Where: Las Vegas,…

January 4th, 2017
Matty

Mirsad Bektic vs. Darren Elkins added to UFC 209 fight card The seventh UFC event of 2017 and fifth to take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will include an intriguing featherweight matchup between unbeaten Mirsad Bektic (11-0) and veteran Darren Elkins (21-5) at UFC 209 on March 4th, as MMAJunkie reported on Tuesday. The 25-year-old…

March 5th, 2016
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 at a featherweight clash between Darren Elkins and Chas Skelly. Both fighters won in their last outing, but Skelly is riding a four-fight winning streak in the UFC and…

October 23rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 76 Date: October 24, 2015 Arena: 3Arena City: Dublin, Ireland Featherweight bout: Darren Elkins (-140) vs Robert Whiteford (+130) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 76 preliminary card on Fight Pass will be featuring a featherweight contest between Indiana’s Darren “The Damage” Elkins and Scottland’s Robert “The Hammer” Whiteford. It is a…

September 15th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

While the MMA community is still rightly focused on the aftermath of Nick Diaz’ hearing and subsequent five-year suspension at the hands of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Monday night was back to business as usual in terms of fight bookings. However, before we get to that, check out Nick Diaz’ thoughts on his time…

November 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Two bouts set for upcoming UFC Fight Night cards were recently booked, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on each. Darren Elkins vs. Hacran Dias, UFC Fight Night 58 A featherweight bout between grinders Darren Elkins and Hacran Dias was added to UFC Fight Night 58, which takes place…

October 26th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 76, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Titan FC President Jeff Aronson back on the show to talk about Titan FC 31 on Halloween night. Then  Tom DeBlass joins the program to talk about his upcoming fight at Bellator 131 against King Mo on November 15th.  The Big Three 1)  How did you score Aldo/Mendes? What’s…

October 25th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 179 Date: October 25, 2014 Arena: Maracanazinho Gymnasium City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil UFC 179 will be live on Pay Per View tonight at 10pm ET with a five-fight main card, with televised preliminary action kicking off at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1. If interested in wagering on these proposition plays, or any…

October 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 179 that I find very intriguing is a three-round featherweight bout between Darren Elkins and Lucas Martins. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Elkins is a -175 favorite (bet $175 to win $100) while Martins is a +155 underdog (bet $100 to win $155)….

October 20th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 179 Date: October 25, 2014 Arena: Maracanazinho Gymnasium City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Featherweight bout: Darren “The Damage” Elkins (-175) vs Lucas Martins (+155) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 179 on Pay Per View will feature a featherweight match-up between Indiana native Darren “The Damage” Elkins and Brazilia’s own Lucas Martins. Elkins…

September 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Two more bouts were added to the UFC’s October PPV event, UFC 179, which takes place October 25 at Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Both of these bouts will be on the preliminary card. The first is a featherweight bout between Darren Elkins and Lucas Martins. Elkins is the prototypical grinder who uses his wrestling…

February 9th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 39 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Brandon From New Jersey (@BrandonfrmNJ) to talk about a variety of MMA topics including Dana White’s UFC 169 comments, Rousey being in the new “Entourage” movie, and even a little Olympic hockey. The Big Three 1) Where will Thiago Silva fight next…

January 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Opening the main card of UFC on FOX 10 is a featherweight bout between Jeremy “Lil’ Heathen” Stephens and Darren “The Damage” Elkins. The current betting line for this match at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Stephens as a -150 favorite (bet $150 to win $100), while Elkins is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120). MMA oddsmaker…

November 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced two new matchups yesterday: a middleweight bout between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Francis Carmont and a featherweight bout between Darren Elkins and Jeremy Stephens. Let me give my take now on both fights, starting with Souza/Carmont, which is set for UFC Fight Night 36 next February in Brazil. This is a…

August 29th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC went off with a bang last night from Indianapolis! Carlos Condit delivered in the main event, overcoming a fast start by opponent Martin Kampmann to earn a win over a man who owns a split decision victory over him. Condit has established himself as a clear top contender again for the Welterweight title,…

August 27th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Featherweight bout: Darren Elkins (+110) vs Hatsu Hioki (-130) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 27 prelims bring a featherweight battle between two very talented grapplers when Darren “The Damage” Elkins takes on Hatsu Hioki. Elkins is currently a slight underdog at +110 ($100 to win $110), with Hioki being a slight favorite at 5Dimes…

August 25th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the best prelims on the UFC Fight Night 27 card is a featherweight fight between fringe top 10 fighters as Hatsu Hioki takes on Darren Elkins in a fight that has already drawn plenty of interest from sports bettors. The current betting line for this fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook sees Hioki as a…

June 12th, 2013
Adam Martin.

In the past 24 hours the UFC announced four new fights for summer fight cards. The new fights, and the events they will be held at, are listed below in chronological order: Manny Gamburyan vs. Cole Miller, UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 Darren Elkins vs. Hatsu Hioki, UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 Erik…

May 6th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC continues to cut fighters from its roster, as two more fighters were released today. The first fighter released is featherweight Antonio Carvalho, who was most recently seen being TKOed by Darren Elkins at UFC 154. The news was reported by Canadian journalist Showdown Joe of Sportsnet.ca. Carvalho went 2-2 overall in the UFC…

March 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced a switch for their upcoming UFC on FOX 7 card, as up-and-coming featherweight Darren Elkins has agreed to step in on short notice to fight No. 2 ranked Chad Mendes on just one month’s notice. MMAjunkie.com was the first to report the change, which was later made official by the UFC….

January 21st, 2013
Adam Martin.

Evans considers drop to 185 pounds for title fight against Silva Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was one of a number of fighters who took part in today’s UFC 156 media conference call, and Evans made some interesting comments about a potential fight against UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva should he get by Antonio…