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March 31st, 2017
James Lynch

Clay Guida returns to lightweight against Erik Koch at UFC Fight Night 112  As announced on FS1’s “UFC Tonight,” Clay Guida returns to the lightweight division for the first time since 2012 when he battles Erik Koch at UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25th in Oklahoma City. Guida (32-17) hasn’t fought since a June…

August 20th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 202 rematch between Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz. I spoke to the following fighters. Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight 00:00:30 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:01:06 Kurt Holobaugh…

July 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Thursdays UFC Fight Night 90 main event lightweight title fight between Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez. I spoke to the following fighters. Erik Koch – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Rob Font – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:38 Mike…

June 20th, 2016
James Lynch

Erik Koch (14-4) discusses his 2nd round submission victory over Shane Campbell (10-4) at UFC Fight Night 88 on May 29th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Erik also talks about his career, his experience competing in the WEC, how he’s dealt with injuries throughout his career and when he’d like to…

September 15th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

While the MMA community is still rightly focused on the aftermath of Nick Diaz’ hearing and subsequent five-year suspension at the hands of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Monday night was back to business as usual in terms of fight bookings. However, before we get to that, check out Nick Diaz’ thoughts on his time…

April 28th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 16 goes down July 25 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois, and the UFC recently added a number of new bouts to the fight card. For today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on these bouts. Takanori Gomi vs. Joe Lauzon A fun matchup between veteran 155lbers Takanori Gomi and…

May 10th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 40 lightweight Daron Cruickshank as he prepares for his main card bout this Saturday (May 10, 2014) against Erik Koch at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Detroit native looks to be utilizing his relative homefield advantage and he hopes his defense helps him…

May 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 40 Date: May 10, 2014 Arena: US Bank Arena City: Cincinnati, OH Lightweight bout: Erik “New Breed” Koch (-425) vs Daron “The Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank (+378) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC on FOX 40 will feature a Kickboxing vs Tae Kwon Do bout in the lightweight division between a pair…

May 7th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 40 is a three-round lightweight bout between Erik “New Breed” Koch and Daron “The Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Koch as a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while Cruickshank is a +290 underdog (bet $100 to…

February 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new bouts for upcoming fight cards in the last 24 hours or so, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick take on all of them. Estevan Payan vs. Mike Brown, UFC on FOX 11 The first new fight announced is actually a replacement bout, as…

February 20th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 170 that I’m most intrigued about is a lightweight bout between Erik “New Breed” Koch and Rafaello “Tractor” Oliveira. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Koch as a -400 betting favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Oliveira is a +325 underdog (bet $100 to win…

January 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of great new matchups over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my take on all of them. Matt Mitrione vs. Shawn Jordan, TUF China Finale The first fight I want to mention is a fun heavyweight tilt between Matt Mitrione and Shawn Jordan, which takes…

August 31st, 2013
Gabe Killian

Featherweight bout: Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (+140) vs Erik “New Breed” Koch (-150) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC 164 main card is a featherweight war between two top 10 featherweights, when American Top Team product Dustin Poirier takes on Roufosport’s Erik Koch. Poirier is currently the underdog in this bout at +140…

August 30th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Featherweight Erik Koch as he gets prepared for his UFC 164 bout against Dustin Poirier. The event takes place Saturday, August 31st from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

June 2nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

I hate sounding pessimistic, because I’d like to consider myself a pretty optimistic guy, but UFC 161 really seems like the disaster that was UFC 149 all over again. Last summer, the UFC went through an injury epidemic and the card that was most affected by it was UFC 149, which was the UFC’s first…

May 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC president Dana White today revealed to reporters that a middleweight bout between former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Yushin Okami is being targeted for a future event. The fight is intriguing in some ways, but it could turn out to be a huge stinker if Okami’s game plan is to push Souza…

January 26th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 6 went down pretty much like The MMA Oddscast predicted, with each of the hosts having a solid night in picks and bets. Overall, eight of 11 favorites cashed, while three underdogs came through. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on closing MMA odds: UFC BETTING FAVORITES THAT WON Chalk mostly…

January 26th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 6:  January 26, 2013 Chicago, Illinois UFC Featherweight Contender Erik Koch (-140) Profile: Erik Koch (13-1) dropped out of high school to pursue his dream of being a martial artist. Whether it was Tae Kwon Do as a toddler, or helping his brother run an MMA gym in Iowa, Koch was around…

December 30th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

Wathch the latest episode of MMAOddsbreaker with Special Guest and MMA enigma Eddie Alvarez On this special edition of MMAOddsbreaker hosts Nick Kalikas and Miguel Iturrate are joined by special guest MMA Star Eddie Alvarez to cover the upcoming UFC On Fox 5 event. Later on in the show MMA Oddsmaker Kalikas is joined by…