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December 3rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were revealed over the weekend. Here they are, along with my initial take on each of the fights. Marlon Moraes vs. Raphael Assuncao 2, UFC on ESPN+ 2 The main event of UFC on ESPN+ 2 will be a bantamweight rematch between Marlon Moraes and Raphael Assuncao. The card…

August 27th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 171  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements special guest host Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) and I (@LynchOnSports) recap all the action from UFC on FOX 21 and preview UFC Fight Night 93.  No guests this week as this was a live show following UFC on FOX 21.   The Big Three  1)  Demian Maia…

August 24th, 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 on Fox 21 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

August 23rd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The guys broke down the unbelievable fight that was Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz as well as touched on a couple of the other fights on UFC 202. Then they previewed UFC on FOX 21 delving deep into a bunch of newcomer’s fight camps and back stories only the way we know how. Lance bullied…

August 23rd, 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 ahead to the main event at UFC on Fox 21 as American Carlos Condit takes on Brazilian Demian Maia in a battle of top 5 welterweights.   Carlos Condit…

July 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

While Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn’t holding any events this weekend, there are still plenty of huge fights taking place in the near future. UFC 201 will take place later this month on July 30th, and features the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley. That bout already has odds released, but several excellent scraps…

June 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia set for UFC 202 in August  Former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit makes his return in August and will take on submission ace Demian Maia. UFC officials made the announcement on Tuesday. Condit (30-9) hasn’t fought since a split decision loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC 195. Prior to that,…

May 11th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 198 begins a two-month run for the UFC which could be one of the most impressive in history from a fight quality perspective. With a heavyweight title bout that doesn’t even have Brad clamoring for #FGF, to a showdown between Brazilian legends, to potential last stands for a pair of greats, there’s a lot…

January 28th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including an upcoming main event for UFC on Fox 19, which takes place later this spring (April 16, 2016) at a yet to be determined venue and location. The event will be headlined by a lightweight clash between top contenders Tony Ferguson and…

January 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Fabricio Werdum pulls out of UFC 196 with injury MMAFighting.com reports that UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum also has pulled out of UFC 196 due to injury. The Brazillian was initially scheduled to face Cain Velasquez on Feb. 6, but the AKA product had to pull out due to a back injury. Werdum released the following statements to Brazillian…

December 12th, 2015
Mike James

The second fight on the UFC 194 main card is a tremendous matchup between two high-level grapplers, Demian Maia and Gunnar Nelson. Maia is one of the best jiu jitsu players to ever compete in mixed martial arts. Nelson, meanwhile, is also a highly credentialed jiu jitsu player, though not quite as credentialed in that…

September 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 194 was already a fantastic card with three of the best, most intriguing bouts the organization could put together at the top of the event. The main event sees Jose Aldo defending his featherweight title against #1 contender Conor McGregor in perhaps the most hotly anticipated bout of the year. Joining that title fight…

June 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC fights were booked on Monday, and for Tuesday’s MMA Odds and Ends I will give my thoughts on each bout. Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder, UFC on FOX 16 Due to an injury to Myles Jury, Edson Barboza will now take on short-notice replacement Paul Felder at UFC on FOX…

March 22nd, 2015
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 Fight Night 62. Surprises Leonardo Santos – I never thought much of Leonardo Santos, but with a 3-0-1 record…

March 22nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC Fight Night 62 ended up being a throwback to some of the early Brazilian events in terms of the sheer dominance of the hometown fighters. The 12-fight event featured 10 bouts with Brazilians taking on foreigners, and the locals won 9 of those bouts. Only Christos Giagos was able to head back home from…

March 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

My latest column at MMAOddsbreaker.com is my Rating the Card article, where I will take a look back at all the major MMA events and recap the event and then give my overall score of the card. For this instalment the column, we will look at UFC 185. The card kicked off with a flyweight bout between Fredy…

March 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 97 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome a pair of Bellator fighters both training out of Factory X in Colorad. First up, Bellator bantamweight champion Joe Warren joins us to discuss his rematch against Marcos Galvao this Friday at Bellator 135. Then middleweight fighter Brian “The…

March 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets 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’s five crazy UFC Fight Night 62 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Leonardo Santos wins in round 2 (+1000) In one of…

March 20th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This week, The MMA Analysis was missing a co-host, but rather than make the usual jokes about his absence, we instead ask that you visit the page Sean Carey has set up to help cover medical expenses for a close friend who suffered a stroke last week. Iraq War veteran, husband, and father of two…

March 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 62 is a five-round welterweight bout between Ryan LaFlare and Demian Maia. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, LaFlare is a -150 favorite (bet $150 to win $100) while Maia is a +130 underdog (bet $100 to win $130). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up LaFlare at…

March 19th, 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 Fight Night 62 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…

March 17th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 62: Maia vs. LaFlare Date: March , 2015 Location: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Venue: Ginasio do Maracanazinho Broadcast: FS1 UFC Welterweight Contender Ryan LaFlare Ryan LaFlare (11-0) is quickly making a statement that he’s a serious contender to watch out for in the UFC welterweight division. The 31-year-old American is undefeated in his…

January 23rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced in the past 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all of them. Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare, UFC Fight Night 62 A great welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare has been added to UFC Fight Night 62,…

July 21st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 62 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA journalist Chamatkar Sandhu who joins us from Ireland to recap UFC Fight Night 46. Also we talk to RFA fighter Maureen Riordon ahead of her professional MMA debut at RFA 16 on July 25th.   The Big Three  1) Donald Cerrone knocks out Jim Miller at UFN45. What’s next…

July 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were booked yesterday and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all of them. Ilir Latifi vs. Chris Dempsey, UFC Fight Night 46 Due to an injury to Tom Lawlor, Chris Dempsey has been called upon to make his UFC debut and he will do…

June 2nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 41 and The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale taking place this past weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shook up.  MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Jason Nawara (@JasonNawara) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after every UFC event. As always, we only show…

June 1st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 55 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome back the man, the myth, the legend @FrontRowBrian to the show to talk all about Wanderlei Silva’s removal from UFC 175 and his thoughts on the double UFC events on Saturday.   The Big Three 1) Stipe Miocic makes defeats Fabio Maldonado. What’s next for both fighters? 2) Gegard Mousasi…

May 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

After the UFC takes a ride down the Autobahn on Saturday afternoon, fight fans will have 90 minutes to rest and refuel before the Fight Pass prelims for the TUF Brazil 3 Finale begin. In total, the organization has 20 bouts scheduled for May 31st, and that’s assuming they don’t add any more than the…

February 25th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 170 took place this past Saturday night (Feb. 22, 2014), ending the string of unfortunate fight cards filled with decisions. It also resulted in the second women’s main event bout, and the first time a knockdown has been recorded in a women’s fight inside the Octagon. After a night of exciting fights, I am…

February 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 170 featured a number of standout performances that seemingly came out of nowhere, as well as a number of fighters who disappointed in their bouts. Here’s three surprises and three disappointments from UFC 170. Surprises Ronda Rousey — In the main event of UFC 170, Ronda Rousey put on a muay Thai clinic as…

February 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 170 turned out to be a very fun event as it featured a number of exciting finishes, many of which came by surprise — and therefore the odds on them were pretty crazy. Here’s five crazy UFC 170 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Ronda Rousey Wins By…

February 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the most intriguing fights on the entire UFC 170 card is a welterweight battle between top-10 ranked contenders Rory “Ares” MacDonald and Demian Maia. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists MacDonald as a -265 betting favorite (bet $265 to win $100) while Maia is a +245 underdog (bet $100 to…

February 21st, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 170 February 22, 2014 Welterweight Matchup: #4 Rory MacDonald vs #6 Demian Maia By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  In the swing spot of the main card, two top 10 welterweights are both coming off losses and trying to work their way back into title contention. Rory MacDonald is ranked just two spots…

February 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 170 is a five-round title fight between UFC women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey and Sara McMann. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Rousey as a -450 betting favorite (bet $450 to win $100) while McMann is a +400 underdog (bet $100 to win $400). MMA oddsmaker…

February 20th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 170 Date: February 22, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Demian Maia (+240) vs Rory “Ares” MacDonald (-280) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 170 main card in Pay Per View will be featuring a welterweight contest between a Brazilian and a Canadian, when fourth degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt…

February 16th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 40 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome retired UFC fighter Jonathan Goulet to talk all about his life after fighting.   The Big Three 1) Thoughts on the UFC 170 card that lost Rashad Evans? 2) Should Tyler Manawaroa have been cut?? 3) Bellator coming to Canada May 9…

February 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

With yet another bout scratched due to injury, the UFC 170 card is in trouble. It was announced yesterday by the UFC that former light heavyweight kingpin Rashad Evans has an injured leg and is out of his co-main event matchup against Daniel Cormier. No replacement will be sought to fight Cormier on a week’s…

November 4th, 2013
Staff

With multiple events taking place in the last few weeks, the MMA Oddsbreaker rankings were bound to see some shake-ups, and that’s exactly the case in this update, as multiple weight classes saw some major movement. This time around, it’s the light heavyweight, middleweight, welterweight and lightweight divisions that see some major shifts. Without further…

October 11th, 2013
Staff

With a pair of events taking place in the last few weeks, the MMA Oddsbreaker rankings were bound to see some shake ups, and that’s exactly the case in this update, as every weight class sees some sort of change. Also of note, we’re switching to a top 10-based format for all weight divisions rather…

October 10th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Six favorites lost at UFC Fight Night 29, which means that there were a lot of disappointing performances from fighters expected to win. I’ll give TJ Dillashaw and Iliarde Santos passes since they both came to fight, but the other four favorites that lost should have performed way better. And there was also one favorite…

October 10th, 2013
Miguel

Last night’s (Oct. 9, 2013) UFC Fight Night 29 event from Brazil featured a main event between two fighters looking to ascend in the welterweight division. In the headlining bout, Jake Shields was able to win a close split decision over hometown fighter Damian Maia, scoring a major significant win for a foreigner on Brazilian…

October 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 29 took place tonight (Oct. 9, 2013) in Brazil and it proved to be a ridiculously unpredictable card overall with a number of out-of-nowhere finishes and funny decisions. Overall from a betting perspective, only four favorites won while six underdogs cashed out. Here’s a betting recap of UFC Fight Night 29 based on…

October 9th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 29 Date: October 9, 2013 Arena: Jose Correa Arena City: Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil Welterweight bout: Demian Maia (-270) vs Jake Shields (+235) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 29 will be a welterweight contest between two veterans of the sport that will likely determine the next contender for…

October 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The main event of the upcoming (Oct. 9, 2013) UFC Fight Night 29 card is a five-round welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Jake Shields. With a victory in this fight, it is expected that Maia will be in the mix for a title shot at 170 pounds. The current betting line for the fight at…

October 5th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

It’s like Christmas has come early. Ultimate Fighting Championship is heading to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 29, and despite there being four debuting fighters on the card, the only Brazilian name unfamiliar to fans will be that of Allan Patrick, which isn’t really Brazilian at all. There’s still plenty of Brazilian content on this…

August 14th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC has added a pair of high-profile matchups to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 29 card: a welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Jake Shields and a bantamweight bout between TJ Dillashaw and Raphael Assuncao. The Maia/Shields fight was confirmed by MMAFighting.com, while Dillashaw/Assuncao was confirmed by Ivan Raupp of Globo. The Maia vs….

July 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

A pivotal matchup in the UFC welterweight division will take place this fall in Brazil. Brazilian media outlet Globo today reported that Erick Silva will take on Dong Hyun Kim in a three-round welterweight match at an upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Brazil that is scheduled to take place Oct. 9 at a location…

May 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The latest rumored UFC fight is a high-profile welterweight bout for the upcoming UFC 163 card this August in Brazil, as the surging Demian Maia will take on former title challenger Josh Koscheck in a three-round fight. That’s the event that’s headlined by UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis, by the way. At first glance,…

February 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

Just like The MMA Oddscast predicted, UFC 156 was a very tricky card that played out in a crazy manner. In the gambling capital of the world, Las Vegas, six underdogs came through on the night while only five favorites cashed. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on closing MMA odds: UFC BETTING FAVORITES THAT…

February 2nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 156: February 2, 2013 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Welterweight Contender Jon Fitch (-175) Profile: One of the most dominant welterweights in the modern era of MMA, Jon Fitch (24-4-1, 1 NC) enjoyed a 20-1 record between 2003 and 2011 until he fought to a draw with B.J. Penn and was then knocked out in…

August 31st, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opens odds on this Demian Maia vs Rick Story UFC 153 match up.