david branch

May 13th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at veteran Dave Branch as he returns to the UFC for the first time since 2011 to take on ninth ranked middleweight Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 211 in Dallas, Texas.   David Branch Hometown: Bronx, New…

February 16th, 2017
James Lynch

Georges St-Pierre agrees to terms with the UFC MMAFighting broke the big story on Wednesday that former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the UFC. St-Pierre (25-2) does not currently have a date or opponent booked yet in his return according to the report. However, a “return in the third quarter of 2017” is what’s…

October 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Cruz vs. Garbrandt title fight set as UFC 207 co-headliner, Borg vs. Smolka also added to the card  UFC officials confirmed Monday with ESPN that Dominick Cruz will defend his bantamweight title against Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 207. In addition, the Las Vegas Review Journal announced that flyweights Ray Borg and Louis…

August 2nd, 2015
James Lynch

Patrick Walsh was making his UFC debut close to a year ago and it looked like had a promising career with the Las Vegas based promotion. But after going 1-1 in the octagon, the Massachusetts native found himself with his UFC walking papers this past April. “I definitely was [shocked]” Walsh told MMAOddsBreaker. “The conversation was kind of…

November 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

WSOF 15 took place tonight in Tampa, Florida, and the event overall could be considered a success as it ended on a high note with a massive knockout. Overall from a betting perspective, two favorites and two underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Underdogs That…

October 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Four World Series of Title belts will be up for grabs within in the next three months, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on what I think of all four of these title fights. David Branch vs. Yushin Okami, WSOF 15 The main event of WSOF 15 is five-round…

August 3rd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 64, Adam is away on vacation so myself (@LynchOnSports) is riding solo however I brought in two great guests. First Lance Fischel, co-host of The MMA Analysis podcast here on MMA Oddsbreaker joins the show to talk about MMA betting. After MMASucka.com owner Jeremy Brand stops by to talk all about what it’s like…

June 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

World Series of Fighting 10 took place last night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, and overall it was a solid card from top-to-bottom as it featured a number of solid fights. Overall, four favorites won while two underdogs came through. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on the closing MMA…

June 20th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with World Series of Fighting 10 middleweight David Branch as he prepares for his main event title bout Saturday night (June 21, 2014) against Jesse Taylor at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former UFC standout has been on quite an impressive run as of…

June 20th, 2014
Gabe Killian

WSOF 10 Date: June 21, 2014 Arena: The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino City: Las Vegas, NV Middleweight title bout: David Branch (+130) vs Jesse Taylor (-160) Fight Breakdown: The main event for WSOF 10 will be a match-up for the promotion’s inaugural middleweight title, and a five round battle is expected when…

September 14th, 2013
Gabe Killian

WSOF 5 Date: September 14, 2013 Arena: Revel Atlantic City City: Atlantic City, New Jersey Middleweight bout: Danillo Villefort (+170) vs Dave Branch (-200) Fight Breakdown: The Co-Main Event for WSOF is a middleweight tournament match-up between former UFC fighters, when the Brazilian Danillo Villefort takes on the always tough Dave Branch. Villefort is currently…

May 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today suspended lightweight contender Nate Diaz indefinitely for tweeting out a homophobic remark about UFC bantamweight Bryan Caraway. Here’s the comment in question that Diaz wrote on Twitter today: “I feel bad for pat Healy that they took a innocent mans money and I think the guy who took the money is the…