diego sanchez

December 18th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple of new bouts have been revealed for upcoming UFC cards, and USADA has suspended another fighter. I’ll give my thoughts on all of the news in today’s MMA odds and ends. Mickey Gall vs. Diego Sanchez, UFC 235 A welterweight matchup between Mickey Gall and Diego Sanchez is official for UFC 235, which…

April 1st, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Much of the UFC’s spring schedule has already been sorted out, and matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard have begun to fill in the summer events for the promotion. However, up until now there are no betting odds for any events beyond June 3rd’s UFC 212. That changed today as MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

February 12th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to return to Nashville, TN on April 22nd for the fourth time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov. The main event of Cub Swanson versus Artem Lobov has left many scratching their heads. This is a fight Lobov had been campaigning for, and…

July 2nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: Diego Sanchez (-110) vs Joe Lauzon (-110) Fight Breakdown: The featured bout for the UFC 200 Fight Pass prelims will be a lightweight contest between two fan favorite veterans in Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez and Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon, with both…

March 5th, 2016
Mike James

The main event of UFC 196’s Fight Pass preliminary card is an exciting lightweight matchup between longtime veterans Jim Miller and Diego “The Dream” Sanchez. Miller is coming off a December loss to Michael Chiesa, while Sanchez lost his last fight to Ricardo Lamas in November.   Jim Miller (25-6 (1 NC) MMA, 14-6 (1…

January 21st, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 197 Kickoff Press Conference Replay  Wednesday UFC President Dana White, lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, featherweight champion Conor McGregor, women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and bantweight title challenger Miesha Tate all attended a UFC 197 presser at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. As expected, outspoken featherweight champion Conor McGregor stole the show making…

November 25th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 79 event. 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…

November 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 132 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui who discusses last weekends weigh-in fiasco with Luis Santos as well as the promotions presence in mainland China. Then Bellator featherweight Daniel Weichel discusses his upcoming fight with Georgi Karakhanyan on Dec. 4th at…

November 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 78 took place tonight (Saturday, November 21st, 2015) at the Arena Monterray in Nuevo Leon, Mexico and was headlined by Kelvin Gastelum taking on Neil Magny. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites won while seven underdogs came through on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight.   Underdogs That…

November 20th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 78 November 18th, 2015 Featherweight Matchup: Ricardo Lamas vs Diego Sanchez By @fightnomics Big Picture:  It’s an odd pairing between a former and still potential contender in Lamas, and an unranked Lightweight dropdown in Diego Sanchez. But the man formerly nicknamed both the “Dream” and the “Nightmare” still has the name recognition…

November 20th, 2015
Mike James

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 78 is a featherweight contest between former title challenger Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas and longtime veteran Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez. This is Lamas’ first foray into the Octagon since his knockout loss to Chad Mendes in April. Sanchez, on the other hand, has not competed since June of…

November 18th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 78 Date: November 21, 2015 Arena: Arena Monterrey City: Monterrey, Mexico Featherweight bout: Diego Sanchez (+500) vs Ricardo Lamas (-700) Fight Breakdown: The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2 Finale main card on FOX Sports 1 will be featuring a featherweight contest between TUF 1 winner Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez and WEC veteran Ricardo…

October 29th, 2015
Betting Bruiser

When fans think about the inaugural season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar immediately come to mind as a result of their instant classic. Therefore, its only suiting that the first ever Ultimate Fighter be the last to leave the UFC. No, I’m not talking about Forrest Griffin. The fight between Bonnar…

August 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While one of these bouts was previously announced, fans will be getting to unwrap their present nearly a month early for an upcoming UFC pay-per-view headliner while a pair of other elite match-ups were announced in the welterweight and featherweight divisions. Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit, UFC 193 Originally announced as the headliner of an…

October 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 55: Rockhold vs. Bisping Date: November 8, 2014 Location: Sydney, Australia Venue: Allphones Arena Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Welterweight Contender Luke Rockhold Luke Rockhold (12-2) came into the UFC as the final Strikeforce middleweight champion. He was a force in the San Jose-based promotion, winning nine of his 10 fights there, including defeating Jacare Souza…

October 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Daron Cruickshank vs KJ Noons Cruickshank will be taking on Noons in what is his fifth professional bout of 2014, and he will be looking to…

October 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Two great lightweight fights were announced in the last 24 hours for upcoming November fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on them. Ross Pearson vs. Al Iaquinta, UFC Fight Night 55 UFC Fight Night 55 officially has its co-main event, and it’s a three-round lightweight bout between Ross…

August 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) yesterday announced four new bouts for the upcoming UFC 180 card in Mexico, and all of the newly-announced fights are very exciting on paper. Here they are: Jake Ellenberger vs. Kelvin Gastelum The best fight announced is a welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Kelvin Gastelum. Ellenberger has lost two in…

June 14th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

Last night (June 7, 2014) featured one of the most controversial judging decisions in the history of mixed martial arts following the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 42, as Diego Sanchez scored a split decision victory over Ross Pearson. This isn’t the first time Sanchez has scored a controversial decision, either, and considering he’s…

June 9th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 56 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome back the baddest radio host on the planet, Mitch Ciccarelli (@MitchCiccarelli)  to the show to recap all the action from last nights UFC Fight Night 42 event.   The Big Three with guest Mitch Ciccarelli 1) Benson Henderson defeats Ruslan Khabilov. Thoughts on his performance and what’s next…

June 9th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 42 came to Albuquerque, NM for the first time in the promotions history, leaving both good and bad tastes in the mouths of MMA fans. Now with Saturday night in our rear-view, let’s look ahead for some potential match-ups. Here’s what I like for our winners of the evening… Benson Henderson vs…

June 8th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 42 came to Albuquerque, NM for the first time in the promotion’s history, leaving both good and bad tastes in the mouths of MMA fans. Now with Saturday night in our rear-view, let’s look ahead for some potential match-ups. Here’s what I like for our losers of the evening… Rustam Khabilov vs…

June 8th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in action last night with 11 bouts for UFC Fight Night 42, which took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico and featured former UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson in the main event against top Dagestani grappler Rustam Khabilov. Both men showed up in the main event, as Henderson was quickly…

June 7th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something new we at MMAOddsBreaker.com decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC Fight Night 42 tonight (June 7, 2014). After…

June 5th, 2014
James Lynch

The UFC back again this Saturday for UFC Fight Night 42. Brad is on vacation, so in keeping with Canadian content, James Lynch (@LynchOnSports) and Adam Martin (@MMAdamMartin) the co-hosts from  The Parting Shot Podcast join the show. Listen as Lance, Jay, James and Adam break down fights, give out their picks and bets for Saturdays…

June 3rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 42 Date: June 7, 2014 Arena: Tingley Coliseum City: Albuquerque, NM Lightweight bout: Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez (+155) vs Ross “The Deal Deal” Pearson (-175) Fight Breakdown: Saturday night marks the return of “The Nightmare” as Diego Sanchez drops “The Dream” nickname and goes back to the nickname he started his career…

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…

March 21st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 44 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) catch up with Bellator middleweight fighter Brian “The Predator” Rogers (@BrogThePredator), who talks all about his fight this Friday night at Bellator 113 against Gary Tapuosa. The Big Three 1) Johny Hendricks wins the welterweight title, who does he fight next? 2) Is Myles…

March 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC welterweight division is a mess. Now, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. But it does make things a bit tricky for the UFC going forward, because there is no clear-cut No. 1 contender for new UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. And because of that, a number of top-ranked welterweights have asked for the…

March 16th, 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 171. Surprises Tyron Woodley — In the co-main event of the evening, Tyron Woodley became the first man to stop Carlos…

March 16th, 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 171 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Johny Hendricks wins by decision (+265)/Hendricks wins by unanimous decision (+350) In the main…

March 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFCt 171 is over and it was one of the most unpredictable events of the year as a number of expected favorites as well as a few random dogs came through in victory. Overall, 10 favorites won while three dogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap for UFC 171 based on the closing results at 5Dimes Sportsbook:…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 171 is a five-round fight for the vacant UFC welterweight championship between Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Hendricks as a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Lawler is a +325 underdog (bet $100 to win $325)….

March 14th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 171 March 15, 2014 Lightweight Matchup: #15 Diego Sanchez vs Myles Jury By @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  Old School versus New School: unranked but undefeated up-and-comer Myles Jury is taking on one of the last remaining cast members from the original season of the Ultimate Fighter. Diego Sanchez is ranked just on the cusp…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 171 is a three-round welterweight bout between Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit and Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Condit as a -165 favorite (bet $165 to win $100) while Woodley is a +145 underdog (bet $100 to win $145). MMA…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The second fight on the UFC 171 main card is a three-round welterweight bout between Hector “Lightning” Lombard and Jake Shields. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Lombard as a -220 favorite (bet $220 to win $100) while Shields is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

March 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The remaining main card odds for UFC 171 were released over the weekend by MMA line setter Nick Kalikas, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on them. Myles Jury (-210) vs. Diego Sanchez (+160) The main card’s FOTN candidate is a lightweight bout between the rising Myles Jury and…

March 9th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 43 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome @CageWarriors commentator Brad Wharton (@MMABrad48) to recap Saturdays UFC Fight Night 37 event from London, England. The Big Three 1) With his win over Jimi Manuwa, did Alexander Gustafsson earn the next light heavyweight title shot? 2) Did Brad Pickett’s win over Neil Seery…

February 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the most stacked pay-per-view cards the UFC has put together in a long time has been officially finalized by the promotion. The official fight card for UFC 171, which takes place March 15 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX, is as follows. Main Card UFC vacant welterweight championship bout: Johny Hendricks vs….

December 13th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday revealed a number of new matchups, including a key lightweight bout at UFC 171 in Dallas, TX, between long-time divisional stalwart Diego “The Dream” Sanchez and undefeated up-and-comer Myles “Fury” Jury. This is a sensational fight and I’m a big fan of this fight booking, as it will show if Sanchez is…

October 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 166 took place tonight at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, and it turned out to be one of the best cards of the year with a number of exciting fights and knockout finishes. Overall, 11 betting favorites won while just two underdogs hit. Here’s a betting recap of UFC 166 based on the closing odds…

October 18th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 166 Date: Octber 19, 2013 Arena: Toyota Center City: Houston TX Lightweight bout: Diego Sanchez (+550) vs Gilbert Melendez (-800) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 166 features a lightweight scrap between two very exciting latino warriors who are full of heart when Diego Sanchez goes head-to-head against Gilbert Melendez. The winner of…

October 18th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brian Hemminger were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 166 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and MMAOddsbreaker managing editor joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Heavyweight Title Bout (c) Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Heavyweight Bout…

October 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the most important fights on the entire UFC 166 card is a lightweight matchup between Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez. Over at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Melendez is currently a -650 betting favorite (bet $650 to win $100), while Sanchez is a +475 dog (bet $100 to win $475). The line opened at -380 for…

July 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 166 looks better and better every day. The upcoming fall fight card, which takes place this October in Houston, TX, and which is headlined by the UFC heavyweight title trilogy matchup between champ Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior dos Santos, has added two high-profile fights as the UFC today confirmed that lightweights Gilbert Melendez…

June 13th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ next opponent will indeed be Alexander Gustafsson, and the two will meet in the main event of UFC 165, which takes place September 21 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This is an intriguing matchup but as much as I want to say…

April 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Former UFC lightweight contender Tyson Griffin today announced on Twitter that he has signed a multi-fight deal with the World Series of Fighting. Here’s what Griffin Tweeted: I hope to be on the august WSOF card & can’t wait to put on the most exciting fight the @WSOFfans have ever seen!! Griffin, 16-6, was cut from…

March 4th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

This article is courtesy of the newest addition to the MMA Oddsbreaker team, Brad Taschuk. He will primarily being doing editing for the site, but will be contributing the occasional piece as well. His work, when not on MMA Oddsbreaker, can be found at his own blog, tazmma. Here, he takes a look back at…