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March 30th, 2017
James Lynch

Fabricio Werdum vs. Alistair Overeem trilogy fight slated for UFC 213 on July 8th  FloCombat broke the news Wednesday that a trilogy matchup between former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem is in the works for UFC 213 on July 8th in Las Vegas. Werdum (21-6-1) defeated Overeem at Pride Total Elimination Absolute in May 2006 by…

February 14th, 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 inaugral women’s featherweight champion get crowned and nine out of 10 bouts go the distance. The scraps are…

September 27th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went back to Brasilia, Brazil this past Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 95: Cyborg vs Lansberg. It was an entertaining night that saw seven of 13 bouts end inside the distance. Following the night of scraps in Brazil, let’s take a look at a few potential matchups featuring some of…

September 27th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went back to Brasilia, Brazil this past Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 95: Cyborg vs Lansberg. It was an entertaining night that saw seven of 13 bouts end inside the distance. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters…

July 31st, 2016
Gabe Killian

In an interview with MMA OddsBreaker’s James Lynch, UFC welterweight Bojan Velickovic revealed that his training partner, former RFA welterweight champion Brandon “Ruckus” Thatch has been booked to take on Brazil’s Erick Silva. There’s no official date and location for the fight booking, and the bout hasn’t been officially announced, but Velickovic did say that…

March 4th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 196 Date: March 5, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Las Vegas, NV this Saturday night (March 5, 2016) with UFC 195: McGregor vs Diaz. The action-packed 12-fight card is set to get going with Fight Pass prelims at 6:30pm ET and televised…

March 2nd, 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 at a welterweight clash between Brazilian Erick Silva and Canadian Nordine Taleb. Silva looks to rebound off a split decision loss to top 15 welterweight Neil Magny, while Taleb…

January 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Dana White says Ronda Rousey won’t fight at UFC 200  UFC President Dana White told Yahoo! Sports that Rousey’s work on the “Road House” remake movie now has a delay in filming. The change in timing has forced White to announce that Rousey won’t scheduled to compete on UFC 200. “She could do both, but the question is, should…

August 16th, 2015
Mike James

The co-main event of next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 74 is a welterweight contest between Brazilian dynamo Erick Silva and Colorado’s Neil Magny. Silva looks for his third straight win inside the Octagon, while Magny looks to get back into the win column after a submission loss to jiu-jitsu ace Demian Maia just two weeks…

August 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The 24/7 MMA news cycle never stops, and that was the case today as a fight was announced just an hour ago due to an injury for the upcoming UFC Saskatoon card next weekend. Here are the latest UFC fight announcements: Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor, UFC 194 Sorry Dallas, but UFC 194 will be…

June 27th, 2015
Gabe Killian

It was announced earlier this week that the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatchewan will be a welterweight contest between Brazil’s Erick Silva and Octagon veteran Rick Story. The bout was scheduled to take place as the co-headliner for this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 70 in Florida, but has been rescheduled due…

April 23rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

A trio of new UFC bouts were recently booked, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on each of them. Rick Story vs. Erick Silva, TUF Brazil 4 Finale The main event of the TUF Brazil 4 finale will be a five-round welterweight bout between Rick Story and Erick Silva. The…

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
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 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 18th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 62 is a three-round welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Josh Koscheck. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Silva is a -500 favorite (bet $500 to win $100) while Koscheck is a +400 underdog (bet $100 to win $400). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Silva…

March 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC Fight Night 62 card has a new co-main event. After Ben Saunders pulled out of the card’s co-main event slot opposite Erick Silva over the weekend, the UFC has called upon veteran Josh Koscheck on short notice and now “Kos” will take on “Indio” in less than two weeks. The switch of opponents…

March 4th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has two fight cards ahead of us here in the month of March with UFC 185 (Pay-Per-View) on the 14th and UFC Fight Night 62 (FOX Sports 1) on the 21st. Here, I will be taking a look at which UFC main card match-ups I look forward to most this…

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,…

December 20th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 58 Date: December 20, 2014 Arena: Jose Correa Arena City: Barueri, Brazil Welterweight bout: Erick Silva (-310) vs Mike “Biggie” Rhodes (+280) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil main card will feature a welterweight affair between a pair of talented fighters in the form of Brazil’s Erick Silva…

December 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 58 is a three-round welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Silva is a -420 favorite (bet $420 to win $100) while Rhodes is a +335 underdog (bet $100 to win $335). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

October 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced two new matchups in the last 24 hours, and for Tuesday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on both. Henry Cejudo vs. Dustin Kimura, UFC on FOX 13 Henry Cejudo will officially make his UFC debut as a bantamweight when he takes on Dustin Kimura at UFC on FOX…

May 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 40 is behind us, having produced a very exciting night of fights filled with big upsets and great finishes. Now with the action-packed night of 13 fights concluded, there are some possible match-ups I would like to see made… Johnny Eduardo vs George Roop – This would be a bantamweight scrap I…

May 11th, 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 40. Surprises Costas Philippou — In a middleweight bout that served as the co-main event of the evening, Costas…

May 11th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 52 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA referee and judge Brian Beauchamp (@BeauchampMMA) who was officiating at Bellator 119 on Friday night. Speaking of Bellator 119, we caught up with CEO & Chairman Bjorn Rebney (@BjornRebney) and a victorious John Alessio (@johnalessio79) who defeated Eric Wisley in a catchweight bout….

May 11th, 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 40 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Matt Browns wins in round three (+950) In the main event of…

May 11th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

There’s been one big theme so far this year when it comes to betting on the UFC, and that is: favorites have been dominating. Aside from UFC Fight Night 38 — which saw underdogs go 9-1-1 — favorites have been winning close to 75% of the time in 2014, which is well above the historical…

May 11th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC Fight Night 40 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…

May 11th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 40 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ Premium bets do? Premium went 1-3 to lose 3.825 units overall. Full results below. Premium UFC Fight Night 40: 1-3, -3.825 units Wins: 2.5u: Matt Brown (+190) Losses: 2.5u: Parlay of Desmond Green(-175)) with Kyojo Horiguchi (-175) at +127, Parlay of Kyojo Horiguchi (-185)…

May 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 40 took place tonight in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the card overall was a success as it featured a number of sweet finishes and massive upsets that stunned fans everywhere. Overall, eight underdogs won while five favorites cashed. Here’s a betting recap for UFC Fight Night 40 based on the closing results at 5Dimes…

May 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 40 Date: May 10, 2014 Arena: US Bank Arena City: Cincinnati, OH UFC Fight Night 40 will be live from the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, OH tonight starting at 10pm ET with preliminary action kicking off on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET, and then continuing on FOX Sports 2 at…

May 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 40 will be live today from the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, OH with 13 scheduled bouts, including a six fight main card that is sure to produce fireworks. After the fights have concluded, the UFC will be awarding a $50,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus for the most exciting bout of…

May 10th, 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 40 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for…

May 10th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This week is back to the usual formula for the MMA Analysis, with a UFC and Bellator card on tap there were plenty of fights for your hosts to break down. Listen here: Picks: Direct download: MMA Analysis – May 9th, 2014

May 9th, 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 40 today (May 10, 2014) which…

May 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 40 is a five-round welterweight bout between Erick “Indio” Silva and Matt “The Immortal” Brown. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Silva as a -235 favorite (bet $235 to win $100) while Brown is a +195 underdog (bet $100 to win $195). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

May 9th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fantasy website Kountermove is back with another freeroll for MMAOddsBreaker.com readers. If you’re not familiar with how the site works, here’s a brief snippet from the site owners, themselves. Kountermove brings the traditional fantasy format to MMA. Accumulation of points and a salary cap make fantasy MMA more intriguing than…

May 7th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 40 Date: May 10, 2014 Arena: US Bank Arena City: Cincinnati, OH Welterweight bout: Erick Silva (-240) vs Matt “The Immortal” Brown (+200) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 40 will be a welterweight clash between arguably two of the best finishers in the division. Fireworks are expected when…

May 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This Saturday, the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio will play host to a massive 13-fight card as UFC Fight Night 40 comes to town. The main card on Fox Sports 1 looks like it will provide a great deal of entertainment with fighters like Matt Brown and Erick Silva headlining, while entertaining strikers like…

May 2nd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

It seems like UFC matchmakers are hoping to provide some violence when the octagon returns to Cincinnati in less than two weeks. The main card of UFC Fight Night 40 should provide some very exciting bouts, and it seems heavily weighted towards fighters who are willing to keep things on the feet and strike. In…

April 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 40: BROWN VS. SILVA Date: May 10, 2014 Location: Cincinnati, Ohio Venue: US Bank Arena Broadcast: FOX Sports 1 UFC Welterweight Erick Silva (-170) The violent golden-child of the UFC welterweight division, Erick Silva (16-4, 1 NC) has yet to string together two wins in a row, mostly because of a DQ after knocking out Carlo Prater with…

March 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced two huge fights for upcoming May events, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll briefly break the fights down and give my initial leans (which is of course subject to change). Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic, UFC 173 The UFC yesterday officially revealed the co-main event of UFC 173,…

February 17th, 2014
Adam Martin.

For today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ve looked through all the prop bets offered on 5Dimes Sportsbook for this past Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 36 card, and I’ve selected five of which cashed out big — that is, if you were lucky enough to have to foresight to bet on them. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza wins…

February 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

At every UFC event, there’s always a few fighters that stand out and a few fighters who let everyone down, and UFC Fight Night 36 was no different. Here’s three fighters that surprised with their performances, and three that disappointed. Surprises Joe Proctor — In a preliminary lightweight bout, Joe Proctor showed improved striking in…

February 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 36 took place tonight in Brazil and the card overall was one of the most forgettable in UFC history, chock full of boring fights and uneventful decisions. Overall, seven favorites won while three underdogs cashed and two fights closed as Pick ’ems. Here’s a betting recap of UFC Fight Night 36 based on…

February 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 36 is a welterweight contest between Erick “Indio” Silva and Takenori Sato. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Silva as a -900 betting favorite (bet $900 to win $100) while Sato is a +600 underdog (bet $100 to win $600). MMA oddsmaker…

January 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Erick Silva has a new opponent lined up, and it’s someone you’ve likely never heard of. A week after his original opponent for UFC Fight Night 36, Nate Loughran, pulled out of their match with an injury, the UFC has decided to match up Silva with Takenori Sato, the former Pancrase champion who will be…

December 10th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Erick Silva’s next UFC opponent has been announced, and it’s a matchup that’s going to make you scratch your head. According to Ivan Raupp of Globo, Silva will take on Nate Loughran at UFC Fight Night 36 next February in Brazil. Yes, this is the same Loughran who went 1-1 in the UFC back in…

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…

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