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April 15th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin recap UFC 236 and answer all of your questions for the next hour. Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy. Check out their clothes at Amazon here  Watch today’s show below at YouTube.

October 10th, 2018
Adam Martin.

After months of rumors about what the main event of UFC 230 would be, we finally have out answer, though the announcement of the headliner was also followed by news the co-main event is off. I’ll give me thoughts on the updated card in today’s MMA odds and ends. UFC 230 Gets Cormier vs Lewis,…

February 13th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Five Props 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 are five UFC 208 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. 1) Germaine De Randamie by Decision (+220) De Randamie defeated Holly…

February 13th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history last Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie. It was a lackluster event that saw the promotion’s inaugural women’s featherweight champion get crowned and nine out of 10 bouts go the distance. After the event concluded,…

February 9th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie Date: February 11, 2017 Arena: Barclays Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history this Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie, which will crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s featherweight champion. The 12-fight card…

September 20th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Hidalgo, TX for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 94: Poirier vs Johnson. It was an entertaining night of bouts that saw seven of 12 matches end inside the distance. Following the night of scraps in Hidalgo, let’s take a look at a few…

September 19th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 94 Fight Video Highlights: Michael Johnson vs. Dustin Poirier   UFC Fight Night 94 Fight Video Highlights: Derek Brunson vs. Uriah Hall UFC Fight Night 94 Fight Video Highlights: Evan Dunham vs. Rick Glenn   Legacy FC 59 Video Highlights

September 18th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 174  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) & MMA Journalist Adam Martin (@MMAdamMaritn) recap all the action from UFC on Fight Night 94 and preview UFC Fight Night 95.   The Big Three  1) Michael Johnson knocks out Dustin Poirier. How surprising was this outcome? 2) Anything else…

September 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC Fight Night 94 lightweight main event Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Johnson. See below who picked who. Belal Muhammad – UFC welterweight – 00:00:09 Chas Skelly – UFC featherweight – 00:00:21 Jimmie Rivera – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:31 Eric Spicely – UFC middleweight – 00:00:37 Joey Gomez – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:51  

September 16th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After a crazy card took place in Cleveland last weekend, the Octagon’s first trip to Hidalgo has quite the act to follow. It may not be able to match the madness of UFC 203, but with action fighters like Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson atop the card, it should be able to provide plenty of…

September 14th, 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 Fight Night 94 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in…

September 13th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This weekend here at MMAOddsBreaker.com we released the opening odds for the main card of UFC Fight Night 94. The card is headlined by a matchup between lightweight contenders Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson. A solid supporting cast is topped by a middleweight contest pitting Derek Brunson against Uriah Hall. Today, we shift gears to…

September 12th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Event: UFC Fight Night 94 Date: September 17, 2016 Location: Hidalgo, Texas Venue: State Farm Arena Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 UFC Lightweight Contender Dustin Poirier One of the premier action fighters over the past several years in the UFC, it’s easy to forget that Dustin Poirier is still only 27 years old. ‘The Diamond’ has…

September 11th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After UFC 203 is headlined by a pair of heavyweight bouts in Cleveland, the Octagon will be heading down to Hidalgo, Texas with a card that doesn’t feature any fighters above middleweight. UFC Fight Night 94 has a very solid top two fights, and the remainder of the event could be a source of good…

September 11th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 173  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) recap all the action from UFC on Fight Night 93 and preview UFC 203. Once again, no guests this week.   The Big Three  1)  Stipe Miocic defeats Alistair Overeem via TKO. How crazy was that fight? 2) Anything else stand out…

July 19th, 2016
James Lynch

Jon Jones receives temporary suspension from USADA for estrogen blockers Monday the NSAC confirmed that interim UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive prior to UFC 200 for hydroxy-clomiphene, “an anti-estrogenic agent” and “letrozole metabolite,” an “aromatase inhibitor,”according to NSAC attorney Caroline Bateman Jones (22-1) failed an out-of-competition drug test June 16 ahead of his UFC 200 matchup…

June 4th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 199: Rockhold vs Bisping Date: June 4, 2016 Arena: The Forum City: Los Angeles, CA Lightweight bout: Dustin Poirier (-180) vs Bobby Green (+170) Fight Breakdown: Dustin Poirier takes on Bobby Green to kick off the Pay Per View main card for UFC 199, and Poirier is the favorite to win at -180 ($180…

March 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Heavyweight Matt Mitrione signs with Bellator MMA  Bellator officials confirmed Monday that former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione has signed an exclusive four-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Mitrione (9-5) made it to the quarterfinals on Season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter despite having no pro-MMA bouts prior to entering the competition. The 37-year old former NFL…

January 1st, 2016
Mike James

One of UFC 195’s biggest fights is actually going down on the Fight Pass portion of the card. Highly touted prospect Joseph Duffy meets Dustin Poirer in what should be a trilling contest. The two were scheduled to headline a Fight Pass show in late October, but Duffy suffered a concussion a few days before…

December 29th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 195 Date: January 2, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) is back in Las Vegas yet again on January 2nd to kick off the 2016 calendar year with UFC 195: Lawler vs Condit. The stacked 12-fight card is set to kick off with Fight Pass…

November 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has had several fights announced in the last couple weeks as well as multiple bouts altered via injury. Several new main events were announced including Paige VanZant vs Rose Namajunas, Kelvin Gastelum vs Neil Magny and most recently Ryan Bader vs Anthony Johnson while other big bouts including the rescheduled former main…

October 29th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While we may have lost Dustin Poirier vs Joe Duffy as a headliner to UFC Fight Night 76 this past weekend, that didn’t mean the fight was dead and gone forever. Poirier chose to turn down a replacement fight against Norman Parke because he didn’t feel it would do much for his career if he…

October 25th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 128 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by former Bellator MMA broadcaster Sean Wheelock about being the new voice of Titan FC. We’re also joined by UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak who has a big fight coming up November 7th against Thomas Almedia at UFC…

October 21st, 2015
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 and Kountermove. Our UFC Fight Night 76 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for…

October 20th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of UFC Fight Night 76 is a lightweight contest between rising contenders Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier and “Irish” Joe Duffy. The winner of this matchup will become a major player in the lightweight division. Poirier has been very impressive in his two fights since moving up to lightweight, while Duffy has obliterated both of…

October 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s next trip to Dublin will be interesting, as it will be the first card since the sport truly expanded in the country without Conor McGregor. The locals will certainly still be out in force at the 3Arena to cheer on the likes of Joseph Duffy, Paddy Holohan, Norman Parke, Neil Seery, Aisling Daly,…

July 29th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Everyone was wondering what would headline the UFC’s return to Dublin, Ireland, and they had their wish granted earlier this morning as rising lightweight star Joseph Duffy will meet the resurgent Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC Fight Night 77. Here’s the lowdown on the latest fight announcement news which has gone down in…

June 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 68. Surprises Dan Henderson – After losing five of his last six fights and getting knocked out in a minute by Gegard Mousasi, I really thought Dan Henderon was done, but he showed with a blistering first-round KO over Tim…

June 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 68 was, quite simply, one of the best UFC events I have ever watched. It totally blew away my expectations, and at the end of it I felt good to a fan of MMA again. Let’s start with the preliminary card. The opening fight of the Fight Pass prelims was surprising, as…

June 7th, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the UFC Fight Night 68 prop bets that cashed big for bettors. To bet on props like these in the future, go to the ‘Props’ section under ‘Fighting’ at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Ben Rothwell wins by submission (+1000)/Rothwell wins in round 1 (+450) In the co-main event, Ben Rothwell picked…

June 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 68 is a three-round featherweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Yancy Medeiros. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Poirier is a -185 favorite (bet $185 to win $100) while Medeiros is a +160 underdog (bet $100 to win $160). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

April 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A trio of new UFC bouts were recently announced, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on each. Mirsad Bektic vs. Renato Carneiro, UFC Fight Night 67 A featherweight bout between prospects Mirsad Bektic and Renato Carneiro will go down at UFC Fight Night 67, which takes place May 30…

April 3rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 63 Date: April 4, 2015 Arena: Patriot Center City: Fairfax, VA Lightweight bout: Carlos Diego Ferreira (+165) vs Dustin Poirier (-190) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC Fight Night 63 main card on FOX Sports 1 will be a lightweight contest that sees former Legacy FC lightweight champion Carlos Diego…

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…

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 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 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 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…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 178: JONES VS. GUSTAFSSON 2 Date: September 27, 2014 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Featherweight Conor McGregor (-170) A character who backs up his trash talking with vicious knockouts inside the cage, Conor McGregor (15-2) has taken the MMA world by storm and is a bonafide star now. After…

July 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 178 is officially stacked. The world’s leading MMA promotion officially announced on Tuesday evening that featherweight contenders Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier have agreed to fight each other, and the pair’s grudge match will take place at UFC 178, which is set for September 27 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada….

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…

April 17th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

While TUF Nations was the least watched iteration of the show to appear on TV in the 25 seasons since it began, fans were treated to a solid night of fights to cap off the season. The theme of the season was Canada vs. Australia, and the entire season was dominated by the Canucks. All…

April 16th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale Date: April 16, 2014 Arena: Colisee Pepsi City: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Featherweight bout: Akira Corassani (+660) vs Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (-840) Fight Breakdown: Getting things going for The Ultimate Fighter Nations finale on FOX Sports 1 will be a featherweight scrap between a veteran of season 14 of…

April 15th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with TUF Nations Finale featherweight Dustin Poirier as he prepares for his main card bout this Wednesday (April 16, 2014) against Akira Corassani at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The talented American Top Team product is on a huge roll right now in the UFC’s 145-pound division…

April 15th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

TUF Nations Finale April 16, 2014 Featherweight Matchup: #6 Dustin Poirier vs Akira Corassani By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  Leading off the main card on the TUF finale is a matchup of featherweights who have each assembled a win streak. Poirier is attempting to build his case for a title shot, while Corassani…

April 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout for the TUF Nations Finale is a three-round featherweight contest between Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier and Akira Corassani. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Poirier as a -675 favorite (bet $675 to win $100) while Corassani is a +450 underdog (bet $100 to win $450). MMA oddsmaker…

March 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a few new key matchups over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on all of them. Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani, TUF Nations Finale The first fight I want to talk about is a featherweight fight between Dustin Poirier and Akira Corassani, which takes…

December 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 168 made us cheer and cringe as it came and went this past weekend (Dec. 28, 2013). Now that the final fight card of the year has concluded, here are some potential match-ups I would be interested in seeing for the winners of the evening… Robbie “Problems” Peralta vs Jimy “The Kid” Hettes –…

December 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 168 can be summed up in one word: unthinkable. So much crazy stuff happened last night that I am still trying to wrap my head around all of it. I mean, who expected the main event to end like that? Sure, many — including myself — were picking Chris Weidman to once against defeat…

December 26th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 168 featherweight Dustin Poirier as he prepares for his main card bout this weekend (Dec. 28, 2013) against Diego Brandao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented American Top Team fighter is working his way back towards the top of the division, and…

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