donald cerrone

January 6th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Donald Cerrone was born a fighter, and last night’s breaking news proves it once again. The UFC announced late Monday night that Eddie Alvarez is injured and out of his UFC Fight Night 59 bout against Benson Henderson, and Henderson’s new opponent is none other than Donald Cerrone, who takes the fight on less than…

January 4th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 86 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) catch up with TUF 20 semi-finalist and fellow Canadian Randa Markos who talks about her plans for 2015. Then Off The Record’s Aaron Bronsteter joins us to talk about MMA predictions for 2015.   1) Jones defeats Cormier. Where…

January 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 182 had more mainstream attention than any event the organization has put on since Anderson Silva’s rematches with Chris Weidman and Chael Sonnen, and to be frank, the card did not deliver. Most people certainly tuned in for the main event between reigning light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his rival Daniel Cormier, and…

January 2nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

Kountermove is a fantasy sports game that’s easy and fun to play, not to mention a great way to win some cash by utilizing your MMA knowledge. Simply pick a team of five fighters and fit them into the salary cap of $25,000 and hope that your squad comes through for you on fight night….

January 2nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

As MMA embarks on 2015, MMAOddsBreaker continues to look back on 2014. In this article, we count down the ten UFC fighters who were most profitable for bettors over the past twelve months. In order to calculate how valuable a fighter was, a standard bet of one unit (on underdogs) or to win one unit…

January 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 182. 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. Before we run down these five fights, a quick explanation of why there’s no Jon…

December 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 182 is a three-round lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Cerrone is a -200 favorite (bet $200 to win $100) while Jury is a +170 underdog (bet $100 to win $170). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Cerrone at -150 and…

December 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you a $100 FREEROLL for the upcoming UFC 182 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. If you haven’t played before,…

December 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 182 Date: January 3, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (-190) vs Myles “Fury” Jury (+165) Fight Breakdown: Co-headlining the UFC 182 Pay Per View card in Las Vegas will be a lightweight scrap between Jackson-Winklejohn MMA’s Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Alliance MMA’s Myles “Fury”…

December 23rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Normally, the UFC goes with a big card to finish off the year, much like Japanese promotions did in the past, but with the way scheduling worked around the holidays this season, the event will be kicking off 2015. That’s probably a good thing for an organization which saw their product stagnate a bit in…

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
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 178 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…

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 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 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 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
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   The long layoff in the UFC Lightweight Title Picture presents a bit of a problem… but also an opportunity. Last weekend we saw unranked Ross Pearson topple Gray Maynard, who used to be a core part of any UFC lightweight title conversation. And this week we’ve got top ranked contender…

August 21st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

UFC 178: Jones vs. Cormier Date: September 27, 2014 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Lightweight Contender Donald Cerrone (-130) Profile: Donald Cerrone (24-6, 1 NC) is one of the most active and exciting UFC fighters. A perennial contender, “Cowboy” has never quite been able to get over the…

August 20th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Rumors first circulated about Eddie Alvarez and Donald Cerrone facing each other at UFC 178 at the end of July. Cerrone had just come off a spectacular win over Jim Miller, and the Scott Coker regime had just taken foot in Bellator. Following his fourth consecutive victory, ‘Cowboy’ was looking for a big name fight…

August 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Donald Cerrone is one of the busiest men in MMA, which is phenomenal for fight fans given that he is rarely in a lackluster bout. After competing five times in 2011, Cerrone seemed to have slowed his schedule a bit, but 2014 is turning out to be one of his busiest years yet. September 27th…

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…

August 1st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

When the UFC announced plans to hold an event in Halifax for the first time, many expected that T.J. Grant would end up headlining. The Nova Scotia native was on a five-fight win streak and scheduled to face Benson Henderson for the lightweight title back in 2013, but a concussion suffered in training camp for…

July 28th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 63 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA strength and conditioning coach Dan Sammit who recaps all the action from last night’s UFC on FOX 12 card.   The Big Three  1) With his win at UFC on FOX 12, can Robbie Lawler defeat Johny Hendricks in a rematch? 2) Anthony Johnson makes quick work of…

July 23rd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 45 and 46 taking place last 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 changes in the rankings with…

July 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 45 was live from Atlantic City, NJ this past Wednesday night with an 11-fight card. It was an incredible night of fights from start to finish, and with the great evening of bouts now behind us, let’s take a look at some possible match-ups for some of the evening’s competitors… Jim Miller…

July 17th, 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 Fight Night 45. Surprises Rick Story — In one of the top performances of the night, Rick Story dominated Leonardo Mafra…

July 17th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC Fight Night 45 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…

July 17th, 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 Fight Night 45 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Donald Cerrone wins by T/KO (+289)/Cerrone wins in round 2 (+555)…

July 17th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The last time the UFC hosted a card at the Revel Hotel and Casino it was memorable for the wrong reasons. Last night the UFC returned to the venue — which will prove to be the last MMA card held in the confines — and gave it a card that will be remembered as one…

July 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 45 took place tonight live from Revel Casino Resort in Atlantic City, NJ, and the card overall was terrific as it featured a number of terrific fights and a number of sick finishes. Overall, eight favorites cashed while three underdogs came through. Here’s a betting recap for UFC Fight Night 45 based…

July 16th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 45 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a another winning night, going 2-1 to win 2.76 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 45: 2-1 +2.175 units Wins: 2.5u: Leslie Smith (-130), Joe Proctor (+115) Losses: 2u: Alex White (-160) Free Bets Wins: 2u: Parlay…

July 16th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 45 Date: July 16, 2014 Arena: Revel Casino Hotel City: Atlantic City, NJ UFC Fight Night 45 will be live today from Atlantic City with an 11-fight card, including a six-fight main card that will kick off at 9:00 pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with preliminary action getting going at 6:30…

July 16th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something MMAOddsBreaker.com has 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 45 tonight (July 16, 2014). After 22 events,…

July 15th, 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 Fight Night 45 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for…

July 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 45 will be a rare occurrence in the 2014 version of the organization, as the main card features more fights than the preliminary card. It helps that Fox Sports 1 will be airing a fairly rare six-fight main billing, leaving room for only five undercard bouts (one of which will…

July 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a slightly winning weekend, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to continue their winning ways with UFC Fight Night 45. After winning 2.76 units last Saturday and Sunday, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up up 23.93 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker…

July 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 45 Date: July 16, 2014 Arena: Revel Casino Hotel City: Atlantic City, NJ Lightweight bout: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (-270) vs Jim Miller (+230) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City will be a lightweight war between New Mexico’s Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone” and New Jersey’s own Jim…

July 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 45 is a five-round lightweight bout between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Jim Miller. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Cerrone as a -250 favorite (bet $250 to win $100) while Miller is a +210 underdog (bet $100 to win $210). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally…

July 13th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 45 lightweight Jim Miller as he prepares for his headlining bout Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) against Donald Cerrone at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The New Jersey native knows how tough of a test he has in front of him, and he…