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December 15th, 2018
Kyle Marley

Big Marley’s UFC on FOX 31 DraftKings Breakdown If you are just starting out in DFS MMA here are some common terms and their meanings that you will hear every week along with the general rules of MMA DFS: GPP = Guaranteed Prize Pool (aka tournaments where the top ~25% of the field get paid)…

October 4th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas will appear on ESPN Radio with the Las Vegas Sports Network at 5:30 p.m. eastern time today alongside Dave Cokin, Teddy Covers and Patrick Everson to talk this weekend’s massive UFC 229 event. Check out Nick’s appearance live at this link: https://www.lvsportsnetwork.com/episode/10-03-lv-sportsline-2pm-3pm/  

June 30th, 2018
Gabe Killian

TUF 27 Finale Date: July 6 Arena: Pearl Theater City: Las Vegas, NV Here is my parlay… Lightweight bout: Luis “Violent Bob Ross” Pena (-290) vs. Richie Smullen (+245) Gabe’s Thoughts: I see Pena finding success in keeping this fight standing, where I expect him to soundly outstrike Smullen, as I believe he is the…

June 30th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier Date: July 7 Arena: T-Mobile Center City: Las Vegas, NV Here are my plays… Middleweight bout: Paulo Costa (-445) vs. Uriah Hall (+355) Gabe’s Thoughts: I think this is a coin-flip fight in the UFC’s 185 pound division and do not agree with the current betting odds. I believe Hall…

June 29th, 2018
Gabe Killian

TUF 27 Finale Date: July 6 Arena: Pearl Theater City: Las Vegas, NV My Fights to AVOID betting are: Women’s Flyweight bout: Barb Honchak (-175) vs. Roxanne Modaferri (+155) Gabe’s Thoughts: Both these ladies are 0-1 in the UFC’s 125 pound division and will be looking to save their jobs in this potential “loser goes…

May 25th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 130: Thompson vs. Till Date: May 27 Arena: Echo Arena City: Liverpool, England My Fights to AVOID betting are: Featherweight bout: Jason Knight (-150) vs. Makwan Amirkhani (+130) Gabe’s Thoughts: I think this is a close fight and it comes down to whether Knight can keep it standing or not. I expect…

May 12th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington Date: May 12 Arena: Jeunesse Arena City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Here are my plays… Women’s Bantamweight title bout: Amanda Nunes (-900) vs. Raquel Pennington (+600) Gabe’s Thoughts: Contrary to popular opinion, I think this fight is going to play out for all five rounds. These women are friends, and…

April 28th, 2018
Brad Wharton

By Brad Wharton @MMABrad48 They were heavyweight MMA’s Holy Trinity; the indomitable Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, the clinical Mirko Cro-Cop and the mighty Fedor Emelianenko. Like Cerberus barring the gates of Hades, they once stood guard over the upper echelons of the heavyweight ranks without challenge. In their primes they’d largely only lost to each other…

April 20th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee Date: April 21 Arena: Boardwalk Hall City: Atlantic City, NJ The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Atlantic City, NJ with UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee. If you’re considering wagering on this fight card, there are many good plays to put your money down on….

April 19th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee Date: April 21, 2018 Arena: Boardwalk Hall City: Atlantic City, NJ The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Atlantic City, NJ with UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee. If you’re considering wagering on this fight card, there are many good plays to put your money down…

April 6th, 2018
Adam Martin.

  Name: Calvin KattarAge: 30Nationality: AmericanMMA Record: 18-2UFC Record: 2-0Notable Wins: Andre Fili, Shane BurgosNotable Losses: NoneLast Fight: TKO win over Shane Burgos Fighter Profile: Kattar came into the UFC with low expectations but has quickly turned into a darkhorse contender in the featherweight division in just two fights. A decision win over Andre Fili in his UFC debut…

April 6th, 2018
Adam Martin.

***UPDATE**** This fight has been cancelled by the UFC due the injuries Chiesa suffered in the McGregor bus attack. Name: Michael ChiesaAge: 30Nationality: AmericanMMA Record: 13-3UFC Record: 7-3Notable Wins: Al Iaquinta, Francisco Trinaldo, Beneil DariushNotable Losses: Kevin Lee, Jorge MasvidalLast Fight: Submission loss to Kevin Lee Fighter Profile: A former winner of The Ultimate Fighter, Chiesa has…

April 5th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 223: Holloway vs Khabib Date: April 8 Arena: Barclay Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Brooklyn, NY for the second time in promotional history this Saturday night with UFC 223: Holloway vs. Khabib. If you’re considering wagering on this fight card, there are many good plays to put…

April 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

  Name: Al IquintaAge: 30Nationality: AmericanMMA Record: 13-3-1UFC Record: 8-2Notable Wins: Jorge Masvidal, Kevin LeeNotable Losses: Michael Chiesa, Mitch ClarkeLast Fight: TKO win over Diego Sanchez Fighter Profile: Iaquinta has always had a great pedigree but struggled early in his UFC career, losing via submission to Michael Chiesa to lose The Ultimate Fighter 15 and a few…

April 3rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

 Name: Rose NamajunasAge: 25Nationality: AmericanMMA Record: 7-3UFC Record: 5-2Notable Wins: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Tecia Torres, Michelle WatersonNotable Losses: Carla Esparza, Karolina KowalkiewiczLast Fight: TKO win over Joanna Jedrzejczyk Fighter Profile: A former standout in Invicta FC, Namajunas ran the gaunlet on The Ultimate Fighter but ultimately lost in the finals to Carla Esparza. Since then she’s won five of…

March 16th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov Date: March 17 Arena: O2 Arena City: London, England The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in London, England this Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov, and if you’re considering wagering on the fight card, take a look at a couple of the live…

March 15th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov Date: March 17 Arena: O2 Arena City: London, England The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in London, England this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov, and these are my fights to avoid betting at the sportsbook come fight night… Bantamweight bout: Tom Duquesnoy…

March 3rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

Ketlen Vieira (-120)Age: 26Nationality: BrazilianMMA Record: 9-0UFC Record: 3-0Notable Wins: Sara McMann, Ashlee Evans-SmithNotable Losses: NoneLast Fight: Submission win over Sara McMannFighter Profile: Vieira has come on strong since making her UFC debut, winning all three of her fights including a tapout win over McMann in her last outing. Vieira has shown a very well-rounded…

March 3rd, 2018
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 the main event of UFC 222 as the women’s featherweight title is on the line as Cris Cyborg defends her title against UFC debutant and former Invicta title…

March 1st, 2018
Adam Martin.

Andre Soukhamthath (-130)Age: 29Nationality: AmericanMMA Record: 12-5UFC Record: 1-2Notable Wins: Luke SandersNotable Losses: Alejandro Perez, Brian Kelleher, Albert MoralesLast Fight: TKO win over Luke SandersFighter Profile: A former champion in CES, Soukhamthath has had an up-and-down UFC career thus far, being outpointed in his first two fights and then showing off his knockout power in…

March 1st, 2018
Adam Martin.

Stefan Struve (-220)Age: 30Nationality: DutchMMA Record: 28-9UFC Record: 12-7Notable Wins: Stipe Miocic, Bigfoot SilvaNotable Losses: Junior dos Santos, Alistair Overeem, Mark Hunt, Roy NelsonLast Fight: TKO loss to Alexander VolkovFighter Profile: On paper Struve should be one of the top contenders in the heavyweight division but unfortunately for him his chin has held him back…

March 1st, 2018
Adam Martin.

Frankie Edgar (-190)Age: 36Nationality: AmericanMMA Record: 22-5-1UFC Record: 16-5-1Notable Wins: Jeremy Stephens, Cub Swanson, Urijah Faber, BJ Penn, Chad MendesNotable Losses: Jose Aldo, Benson HendersonLast Fight: TKO win over Yair RodriguezFighter Profile: Edgar is one of the most impressive, well-rounded featherweights in the UFC. He has a strong wrestling game and can take down most…

February 24th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett Date: February 24 Arena: Bamway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Orlando, FL for the third time in promotional history with UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

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February 24th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Mike Perry (-275)Age: 26Nationality: AmericanMMA Record: 11-2UFC Record: 4-2Notable Wins: Jake Ellenberger, Hyun Gyu LimNotable Losses: Alan Jouban, Santiago PonzinibbioLast Fight: Unanimous decision loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio Fighter Profile: Perry is a very powerful striker and has legitimate one-punch KO power. He has four brutal knockout wins in the UFC and all of his career…

February 24th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett Date: February 24 Arena: Bamway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Orlando, FL for the third time in promotional history with UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 24th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett Date: February 24 Arena: Bamway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Orlando, FL for the third time in promotional history with UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 24th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Ovince Saint-Preux (-125)Age: 34Nationality: AmericanMMA Record: 22-10UFC Record: 10-5Notable Wins: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Corey Anderson, Yushin OkamiNotable Losses: Jon Jones, Glover Teixeira, Jimi Manuwa, Gegard Mousasi, Volkan OezdemirLast Fight: Knockout win over Corey Anderson Fighter Profile: OSP has been a frustrating fighter to watch at times in the UFC, but he seems to have finally…

February 24th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett Date: February 24 Arena: Bamway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Orlando, FL for the third time in promotional history with UFC on FOX 28: Stephens vs. Emmett. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 23rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

Jessica Andrade (-300)Age: 26Nationality: BrazilianMMA Record: 17-6UFC Record: 8-4 (4-1 at strawweight)Notable Wins: Claudia Gadelha, Raquel Pennington, Joanne CalderwoodNotable Losses: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Raquel Pennington, Liz CarmoucheLast Fight: Unanimous decision win over Claudia Gadelha Fighter Profile: Andrade is one of the most aggressive strawweights in the UFC. She is a buzzsaw on the feet and is…

February 23rd, 2018
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 ahead to the main event of UFC on Fox 28 as Josh Emmett takes on Jeremy Stephens in Orlando, Florida. Josh Emmett (Record: 13-1, +140 Favroite, Power Ranking: C+)…

February 18th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros Date: February 18 Arena: Frank Erwin Center City: Austin, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Austin, TX for the third time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

February 18th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros Date: February 18 Arena: Frank Erwin Center City: Austin, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Austin, TX for the third time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

February 17th, 2018
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 ahead to the main event of UFC Fight Night 126 as Donald Cerrone clashes with Yancy Medeiros in a welterweight bout. Donald Cerrone (Record: 32-10, -150 Favorite, Power Ranking:…

February 17th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros Date: February 18 Arena: Frank Erwin Center City: Austin, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Austin, TX for the third time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

February 15th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros Date: February 18 Arena: Frank Erwin Center City: Austin, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed back to Austin, TX for the third time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

February 9th, 2018
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 the co-main event of UFC 221 as former heavyweight title challenger Mark Hunt returns to the cage to take on rising prospect Curtis Blaydes. Curtis Blaydes (Record: 8-1,…

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February 9th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 221: Rockhold vs. Romero Date: February 10 Arena: Perth Arena City: Perth, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Perth, Australia for the first time in promotional history with UFC 221: Rockhold vs. Romero. The 12 fight card is set to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30…

February 7th, 2018
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 the main event of UFC 221 as former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold takes on Yoel Romero for the interim middleweight championship. Luke Rockhold (Record: 16-3, -140 Favorite, Power…

February 2nd, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders Date: February 3 Arena: Arena Guilherme Paraense City: Belem, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Belem, Brazil for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 2nd, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders Date: February 3 Arena: Arena Guilherme Paraense City: Belem, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Belem, Brazil for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

February 1st, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders Date: February 3 Arena: Arena Guilherme Paraense City: Belem, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Belem, Brazil for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders. The 12 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

January 26th, 2018
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 the main event of UFC on Fox 27 as Jacare Souza returns to the cage to take on fellow top ten middleweight Derek Brunson. Derek Brunson (Record: 18-5,…

January 20th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Date: January 20th Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Boston, MA for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou. The 11 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 7…

January 20th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Date: January 20th Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Boston, MA for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou. The 11 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 7…

January 19th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 220: Miocic vs. NgannouDate: January 20thArena: TD GardenCity: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Boston, MA for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou. The 11-fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 7 p.m. ET. Prelims will…

January 19th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Date: January 20th Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to Boston, MA for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou. The 11 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 7…

January 18th, 2018
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 the main event of UFC 220 as Stipe Miocic defends his heavyweight championship against Francis Ngannou. This is Francis Ngannou’s first main event and first time fighting for the…

January 14th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Date: January 14 Arena: Scottrade Center City: St. Louis, MO The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to St. Louis, MO for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

January 14th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Date: January 14 Arena: Scottrade Center City: St. Louis, MO The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to St. Louis, MO for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi. The 13 fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action…

January 13th, 2018
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Date: January 14 Arena: Scottrade Center City: St. Louis, MO The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is headed to St. Louis, MO for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi. The 11-fight card is scheduled to kick off with preliminary action on…

January 12th, 2018
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 ahead to the main event of UFC Fight Night 124 as Doo Ho Choi takes on Jeremy Stephens in St. Louis, Missouri. Doo Ho Choi (Record: 14-2, -160 Favroite,…