Demetrious Johnson

April 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 186. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1. Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Shintaro Ishiwatari – Vale Tudo Japan 2nd Upcoming Bout: Kyoji Horiguchi…

April 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

With no new fight announcements to write about this morning, instead I’ll point out five prop bets for UFC 186 that I feel have a good chance of winning this weekend. Demetrious Johnson wins inside the distance (+100) The main event of UFC 186 is a squash match between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and…

April 24th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis makes its triumphant return this week to break down the hotly anticipated UFC 186. Well, maybe the card is not that exciting, but after a week with no show there are people dancing in the streets for the podcast to be back. Your co-hosts also officially announce the landmark sponsorship deal which…

April 23rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for the big Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC 186 card. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking fights….

April 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 186 is a five-round title fight between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Kyoji Horiguchi. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Johnson is a -1000 favorite (bet $1000 to win $100) while Horiguchi is a +650 underdog (bet $100 to win $650). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

April 22nd, 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 186 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one…

April 21st, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 186 flyweight Demetrious Johnson as he prepares for his upcoming main event title defense this Saturday night (April 25, 2015) against Kyoji Horiguchi at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The near-top pound for pound fighter has faced the absolute best the flyweight division has to offer thus…

April 18th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s next trip North of the border isn’t being met with much anticipation from fans (regardless of nationality), as it is yet another card depleted by a series of cancellations. Originally scheduled as a dual title bill, bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw was forced out of his rematch with Renan Barao due to a broken…

April 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Welcome to another top MMA podcast hosted on MMAOddsBreaker.com. The Verbal Submission has been around for over four years now and is hosted by yours truly. What can you expect from this show? Get to know new fighters – We search out top prospects and lesser known fighters to help give them a chance to…

March 26th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s next pay-per-view card in Montreal has already been booked and altered by injuries, as the originally scheduled main event between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao had to be postponed once again. The last time this fight got postponed it was due to Barao falling ill due to a bad weight cut. This time…

March 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 186: Johnson vs Horiguchi Date: April 25, 2015 Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada Venue: Bell Centre Broadcast: PPV UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson Since losing to bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in October, 2011, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (21-2-1) has taken over the UFC’s flyweight division with relative ease. He won the UFC’s four-man flyweight tournament with wins over Ian…

February 8th, 2015
Gabe Killian

When John Lineker weighed in four pounds overweight for his UFC 183 bout against Ian McCall, he gave up the right to compete for the UFC Flyweight title, should he defeat his opponent. After losing a one-sided first round, the Brazilian hurt “Uncle Creepy” in the second, and while he didn’t score the knockout finish,…

January 21st, 2015
James Lynch

When listing off the top bantamweight fighters in the world, names like UFC champion T.J. Dillashaw, Renan Barao and current WSOF torchbearer Marlon Moraes immediately come to mind. But often overlooked in the conversation is ONE FC 135-pound champion Bibiano Fernandes. The Brazilian sounded like man who just won the lottery when he spoke with…

September 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 came and went this past Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014), producing an incredibly entertaining night of fights, and with the scraps now behind us, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups for a few of the competitors of the evening… Donald Cerrone vs Michael Johnson It seems as if the UFC already…

September 29th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC 178, The Ultimate Fighter season 20 and Bellator 126 taking place this past week, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Brad Taschuk (@BradTaschuk) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show…

September 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 was live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts and produced a night of incredibly exciting fights, six of which resulted in entertaining finishes. After the fights concluded, the UFC handed out four $50,000 checks; two for ‘Fight of the Night’ and…

September 28th, 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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 178. Yoel Romero — Move over everyone else at 185lbs, because there’s a new contender in town and his…

September 28th, 2014
Jay Primetown

The MMA-Analysis co-host Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC 178. Look for his series of “Five Count” articles after each UFC card. #5 Referendum on Bellator – It’s not often we see the best in Bellator make the jump to the UFC. In 2012, Cuban born Bellator…

September 28th, 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 178 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Yoel Romero wins in round 3 (+1300) In a middleweight match that won “Fight…

September 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

UFC 178 was one of the most anticipated cards of the year, and it completely lived up to expectations. The main card featured four finishes in five fights, but it was more the way the fights played out that made the event memorable. Each main card result will have a direct impact on its division’s…

September 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 178 took place tonight live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the card overall was one of the best of the year as it featured a number of excellent, high-level fights from a number of the sport’s best athletes. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites and three underdogs…

September 27th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this week as UFC 178 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down tonight (September 27, 2014) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a plethora of top-10 match-ups in…

September 27th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Reed Kuhn were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 178 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the Fight Scientist joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below UFC Flyweight Title Bout Demetrious Johnson vs Chris Cariaso UFC Lightweight Bout Donald…

September 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 178 is a three-round middleweight bout between Yoel Romero and Tim Kennedy. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Romero is a -125 favorite (bet $125 to win $100) while Kennedy is a +115 underdog (bet $100 to win $115). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Kennedy…

September 26th, 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 178 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

September 26th, 2014
Matty

Q & Anik is an article featured exclusively on MMAOddsBreaker.com which goes five rounds with UFC commentator Jon Anik discussing his betting tips and picks on some of the biggest UFC cards of the year. 1st Round Q: Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is already up to -1600 after opening -1400 at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, is there any way…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 178 is a three-round lightweight bout between Eddie Alvarez and Donald Cerrone. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Alvarez is a -110 favorite (bet $110 to win $100) while Cerrone is also a -110 favorite (bet $110 to win $100) in a Pick ’em fight. MMA linesetter…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of the UFC 178 preliminary card is a three-round bantamweight bout between Dominick Cruz and Takeya Mizugaki. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Cruz is a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Mizugaki is a +325 underdog (bet $100 to win $325). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Cruz…

September 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 Date: September 27, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 178 will be live on Pay Per View this Saturday at 10pm ET with a five-fight main card, with televised preliminary action kicking off at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1.Interested in wagering on these plays, or any other…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

There are a number of prop bets available for UFC 178, and for Friday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ve scoured through all of the available lines at 5Dimes Sportsbook and have selected five which I think have a good chance of winning. Demetrious Johnson wins inside the distance (+100) In the main event of the evening, Demetrious…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 178 is a five-round title fight between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Johnson is a -1375 favorite (bet $1375 to win $100) while Cariaso is a +900 underdog (bet $100 to win $900). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Johnson…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the most-anticipated fights at UFC 178 is a three-round featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, McGregor is a -265 favorite (bet $265 to win $100) while Poirier is a +225 underdog (bet $100 to win $225). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up McGregor at…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 178 is a three-round welterweight bout between John Howard and Brian Ebersole. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Howard is a -215 favorite (bet $215 to win $100) while Ebersole is a +178 underdog (bet $100 to win $178). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Howard at -180…

September 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 178 is a three-round lightweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and James Krause. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Masvidal is a -360 favorite (bet $360 to win $100) while Krause is a +300 underdog (bet $100 to win $300). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Masvidal at -405…

September 23rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

UFC 178 is one of deepest UFC cards in recent memory. Even despite the flyweight title main event not being the most intriguing bout of the year, this is a can’t-miss event. Between the UFC debut of Eddie Alvarez, a fantastic featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, and the return of former bantamweight…

September 22nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 71, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Bellator 126 fighter Mike Richman, to talk about his fight against Ed West this Friday. Then MMA broadcaster Richard Hunter joins us to talk about his career and covering UFC 178 next weekend. The Big Three 1)   Mark Hunt knocks out Roy Nelson. How close…

September 3rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Even without light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defending his belt, UFC 178 is still one of the deepest pay-per-view cards of the year. While the main event isn’t much of a hook, there are five bouts below it that could all produce title challengers in their respective divisions in very short order. Flyweight champion Demetrious…

August 23rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

With the UFC’s next pay-per-view event just over three weeks away, it’s time to start taking a look at the betting odds for the card. Two bouts on the card already have lines released, and they’re about as different as can be. In the main event, T.J. Dillashaw will defend his newly won UFC bantamweight…

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…

July 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 177: DILLASHAW VS. BARAO 2 Date: August 30, 2014 Location: Sacramento, California Venue: Sleep Train Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw (-135) A former NCAA Division I wrestler and current Team Alpha Male member, T.J. Dillashaw (11-2) took the MMA world by storm earlier this year when he defeated UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao via…

July 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 177: DILLASHAW VS. BARAO 2 Date: August 30, 2014 Location: Sacramento, California Venue: Sleep Train Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson (-1425) Since losing to bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in October, 2011, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (20-2-1) has taken over the UFC’s flyweight division with relative ease. He won the UFC’s four-man flyweight tournament with wins over…

July 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC has added another title fight to UFC 177, and the match will serve as the event’s co-headliner. The promotion announced on Tuesday that UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will take on Chris Cariaso at UFC 177, which is set for August 30 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The bout will serve…

July 13th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 61 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Titan FC Light Heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes who joins us to talk about his upcoming title fight against Jason Brilz. Then King of the Cage Canada’s Marc-Andre Drolet joins us to discuss his upcoming event in September.   The Big Three  1)  UFC 176 is cancelled, fighters are moved to other…

June 16th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 57 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) are joined by Pat Cwiklinski of The Province (@PatCwiklinski)  to recap all the action from last nights UFC 174 event in Vancouver.   The Big Three with guest Pat Cwiklinski  1) Demetrious Johnson defends his title against Ali Bagautinov. Fans walked out during the fight. Who do you blame? 2) Rory…

June 16th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 174 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. Even if we have a rough night, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger will still post part two of the show so you can have…

June 15th, 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 174. Surprises Kiichi Kunimoto — Not many people gave him a chance, but Kiichi Kunimoto upped his UFC record to 2-0…

June 15th, 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 174 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Andrei Arlovski wins by decision (+451) In a main card heavyweight attraction, former UFC…

June 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The first time the UFC travelled to Western Canada back in June 2010, the event was a huge hit. That card featured Chuck Liddell’s final MMA bout, a fantastic fight between Carlos Condit and Rory MacDonald, and a rare Mirko Cro Cop submission victory. The organization’s last four trips out west however, have not been…

June 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 174 took place tonight (June 14, 2014) at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C., and overall the card was mediocre as it featured a number of main card fights that went the distance and weren’t exciting to watch, although the prelims were much better than expected. Overall, five favorites won while five underdogs cashed and…

June 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Your Best Bets for UFC 174’s ‘Fight of The Night’ UFC 174 will be live from the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C., Canada with an 11-fight card, including an action-packed five-five main card that will kick off at 10pm ET, with preliminary action getting going at 5pm ET on FOX Sports 1. After the fights…

June 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 174 is a three-round welterweight bout between Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and Rory “Ares” MacDonald. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists MacDonaldas a -118 favorite (bet $118 to win $100) while Woodley is a +108 underdog (bet $100 to win $108). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally…