dhiego lima

January 2nd, 2017
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker.com, 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 recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of December. December 2nd – ONE Championship: Age of Domination (Pasay…

December 1st, 2016
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – 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 regular feature for…

November 29th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Titan FC welterweight champion Dhiego Lima in advance of his title bout against Jason Jackson at Titan FC 42 this Friday (December 2, 2016) at Watsco Center Field House in Coral Gables, Florida. Lima talks about his brother Douglas, addresses the inexperience of his opponent and how he is going…

June 9th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Titan FC 39 welterweight Dhiego Lima as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Friday night (June 10, 2016) against David Michaud at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Florida. The undefeated featherweight knows he can’t be predictable heading into a dangerous fight against a powerful counter-striking opponent: “Man, I really…

May 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Evangelista Santos vs. Saad Awad scheduled for Bellator 154 Per MMAFighting on Thursday, welterweights Evangelista Santos and Saad Awad have been added to next weeks Bellator 154 card. Santos (21-16) is coming off a huge upset victory over Brennan Ward where he forced the American to tap in 30-seconds. “Cyborg” has fought the likes of Melvin Manhoef,…

May 1st, 2016
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 recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of March. Apr. 1st – CES 34 (Mashantucket, Connecticut) Nah-shon Burrell def. Chris Curtis via Split Decision  It…

April 5th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Legacy FC 53 welterweight Dhiego Lima as he prepares for his upcoming main event this Friday night (April 8, 2016) against Antonio Trocoli at Center Stage in Atlanta, Georgia. The former Ultimate Fighter runner up wasn’t in a good place mentally during his sting in the UFC, but he feels…

March 29th, 2016
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – 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 regular feature for…

February 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Phil Brooks (CM Punk) debut delayed due to back surgery According to MMAFighting.com, former WWE champion CM Punk underwent back surgery on Wednesday in Chicago, meaning his upcoming UFC debut against Mickey Gall will be delayed. The reason for surgery was apparently due to a herniated disc. Punk released a statement in the report. “My back has…

May 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 66 is a three-round welterweight bout between Dhiego Lima and Li Jingliang. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Lima is a -190 favorite (bet $190 to win $100) while Jingliang is a +165 underdog (bet $100 to win $165). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Lima…

April 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A few new bouts were booked for upcoming fight cards over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial breakdowns for all the both bouts. Dhiego Lima vs. Li Jingliang, UFC Fight Night 66 Due to an injury to Roger Zapta, Dhiego Lima has replaced him against Li Jingliang in…

February 26th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 184 welterweight Dhiego Lima about his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (February 28, 2015) against Tim Means at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Ultimate Fighter season 19 finalist has a pretty good idea of what to expect against a scrappy fighter like Means, and…

January 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new bouts were announced over the last few days for upcoming fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list them all and give my quick thoughts on all of them. Dhiego Lima vs. Tim Means, UFC 184 A welterweight matchup between TUF 19 runner-up Dhiego Lima and Tim Means…

November 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

A few new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend, and for Monday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on the new fights and give a ballpark estimate of what I think the betting lines will be. Dhiego Lima vs. Jorge Oliveira, UFC Fight Night 56 A last-minute injury to Pawel Pawlak…

November 2nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 77, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome TUF 19 finalist Dhiego Lima to talk about his upcoming fight against new opponent Jorge “Blade” Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 56. Then bantamweight fighter Jarred Mercado talks about his main event fight against Luke Sanders at RFA 20 this Friday.  The Big Three 1) What stood out…

July 9th, 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 the TUF 19 Finale. Surprises Eddie Gordon — In the finals of the TUF season 19 middleweight tournament, Eddie Gordon knocked out Dhiego…

July 7th, 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 TUF 19 Finale bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Frankie Edgar wins by T/KO (+325)/Edgar wins in round 3 (+925) In the…

July 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale took place tonight (July 6, 2014) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the event was a huge success as it featured a number of breakthrough performances by some up-and-coming prospects that everyone needs to keep an eye on. Overall, seven favorites cashed while four underdogs…

September 6th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Live from the home of Walter White, Albuquerque, New Mexico plays host to the latest night of fights on AXS TV with XFC 25: Boiling Point. Women are the centerpiece of the event tonight, despite multiple late replacements and fill-ins. The XFC will crown their first strawweight women’s champion, and the men will continue the…