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April 7th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 176 welterweight Carrington Banks as he prepares for his main card bout this Saturday (April 8, 2017) against Mihail Nica at Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy. “My last guy was 7-0. The ‘0’ means nothing to me. My ‘0’ even doesn’t mean anything to me really. The only thing…

April 6th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 210 lightweight Desmond Green as he prepares for his preliminary card bout this Saturday (April 8, 2017) against Josh Emmett at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. “I really like my matchup against (Emmett). He’s 5-6 1/2, he’s a wrestler, but not as dominant a wrestler as me. He has…

April 5th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 210 welterweight Kamaru Usman as he prepares for his preliminary card bout this Saturday (April 8, 2017) against Sean Strickland at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. “(Strickland) is a very tough guy. That’s the one thing about me, I like to study a lot of my opponents. I…

April 5th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 210 lightweight Will Brooks as he prepares for his main card bout this Saturday (April 8, 2017) against Charles Oliveira at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. “The opponent is always just the opponent. But in regards to me, and my attitude, and my approach to training and…

March 25th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with  Bellator 175’s Chase Gormley ahead of his heavyweight matchup against Sergei Kharitonov this Friday (March 31, 2017).     “I think [Sergei Kharitonov] is probably discouraged from his last fight. It takes a lot longer for your brain to heal up. If I was him I would have taken a lot more…

March 25th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with  Bellator 175 headliner Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal ahead of his rematch against Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Friday (March 31, 2017).     “The [conference call] today I thought was lame. I came with heat because I always come with something original. Quinton comes with the same ass, tired ass s**t like always. ‘Oh you won’t stand and…

March 24th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 175 headliner Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson ahead of his rematch against Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal next Friday (March 31, 2017).     “[King Mo] is not going to want to keep this on the feet. Even if he’s telling himself he wants to bang with me and stuff like that. I don’t think he’ll…

March 15th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC lightweight John Makdessi about what is next for him in his MMA career after getting knocked out in the first round by Lando Vannata at UFC 206. “It’s kind of hard not to look at it (the last fight). It was all over social media, it was bittersweet. That…

March 11th, 2017
James Lynch

On this week’s ‘Before The Bell’, MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas discuss UFC Fight Night 106 this Saturday (March 11, 2017). The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA oddsmaker previewed the main and co-main events, featuring a middleweight matchup between Vitor Belfort and Kelvin Gastelum. Trigg and Kalikas break down the matchups from stylistic and betting perspectives.

March 9th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 106 welterweight Tim Means as he prepares for his main card bout this Saturday (March 11, 2017) against Alex Oliveira in Fortaleza, Brazil. “I’ve seen Alex Oliveira say that he’s frustrated and mad because I hit him with an intentional cheap shot and all that. Well, You…

March 8th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 106 lightweight Stephen Josh Burkman as he prepares for his preliminary card bout this Saturday (March 11, 2017) against Michel Prazeres in Fortaleza, Brazil. “My movement is going to put me in the right places to be very accurate with my punches and kicks. And when I…

March 4th, 2017
Matty

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with UFC 209 this Saturday (March 4, 2017). The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA oddsmaker previewed the main and co-main events, featuring a welterweight title rematch between champion Tyron Woodley and top contender Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Trigg and…

March 2nd, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 174 welterweight Brandon Girtz as he prepares for his main card bout this Friday (March 3, 2017) against Fernando Gonzalez at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. “I think it’s going to be all about speed. That’s the difference you’re going to see in this fight is my speed….

March 1st, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 174 welterweight Fernando Gonzalez as he prepares for his main card bout this Friday (March 3, 2017) against Brandon Girtz at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. “Honestly, I think I’m going to catch (Girtz) standing. Because he’s obviously a little bit lighter than I am. So once we…

March 1st, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 209 welterweight top contender Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson as he prepares for his main event title bout this Saturday (March 4, 2017) against champion Tyron Woodley at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “(Woodley) ended up catching me in the fourth round. In the fourth round, I was just flat,…

February 28th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 174 middleweight Chris Honeycutt as he prepares for his main card bout this Friday (March 3, 2017) against Kendall Grove at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Editor’s Note: Honeycutt was pulled from the Bellator 174 card.

February 27th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 174 middleweight Kendall Grove as he prepares for his main card bout this Friday (March 3, 2017) against Chris Honeycutt at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. “I respect Chris a lot as a wrestler, as a fighter, but I’m still going to smash his face. That’s the plan. Before…

February 24th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with former UFC light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Randy Couture about the Muhammad Ali Act and protecting the rights of fighters.

February 23rd, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 173 light heavyweight Liam McGeary as he prepares for his main event bout this Friday (February 24, 2017) against newcomer Brett McDermott at SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. “I think if they would have gone with Chris Fields as the opponent, it would have been easier (to sell…

February 15th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 104’s Angela Hill, who lost to top women’s strawweight contender Jessica Andrade in a Fight of the Night performance on February 4th at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

February 15th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 105 lightweight Paul Felder as he prepares for his main card bout this Sunday night (February 19, 2017) against Alessandro Ricci at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. “I feel like I always do. I’ve been there before, (last time) coming off a loss, I thought…

February 12th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 104 winner Felice Herrig, who defeated top prospect Alexa Grasso last weekend (February 4, 2017) at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

February 6th, 2017
Gabe Killian

MMA Roasted host Adam Hunter is joined by MMAOddsBreaker.com‘s Frank Trigg and Gabe Killian to interview ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans and discuss a variety of topics in the latest episode of the podcast.

February 1st, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 104 lightweight Abel Trujillo as he prepares for his main card bout this Saturday night (February 4, 2017) against James Vick at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. “I was supposed to fight Evan Dunham. I had a couple people come up to me, and they were…

January 31st, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 104 strawweight Bec Rawlings as she prepares for her preliminary card bout this Saturday night (February 4, 2017) against Tecia Torres at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. “I want to make sure all of the sacrifices I have made have been worth it. I’m going out…

January 27th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on Fox 23 middleweight Sam Alvey as he prepares for his preliminary card headlining bout this Saturday night (January 28, 2017) against Nate Marquardt at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. “I go to sleep and I’m thinking about this fight. I wake up and it’s the first thing…

January 22nd, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 171 lightweight David Rickels as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Friday night (January 27, 2017) against Aaron Derrow at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas. “The biggest advantage he probably has is grappling in some form or another, putting me on the mat, trying…

January 20th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 170 featherweight Georgi Karakhanyan as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout tomorrow night (Saturday, January 21, 2017) against Emmanuel Sanchez at The Forum in Inglewood, California. “Sanchez comes to fight. The kid has a lot of heart. I compare him to a lot of Mexican boxers who…

January 19th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 170 middleweight Kevin Casey as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (January 21, 2017) against Keith Berry at The Forum in Inglewood, California. “Keith Berry looks like an opponent who has a lot of experience. He’s gonna come in hungry. Everybody knows him. I’m…

January 18th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Titan FC 43 flyweight Jose “Shorty” Torres in advance of his interim title bout against Pedro Nobre this Saturday (January 21, 2017) at Watsco Center Field House in Coral Gables, Florida. Torres talks about his rescheduled championship bout versus Nobre, who originally said he suffered a torn ACL: “At first, the doctor…

January 18th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 170 light heavyweight Tito Ortiz as he prepares for his upcoming main event Saturday night (January 21, 2017) against Chael Sonnen at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The former UFC light heavyweight champ talks about facing Sonnen in his last fight to end his MMA career: “I’m done — 20 years, eight surgeries,…

January 12th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Legacy Fighting Alliance 1 bantamweight Steven Peterson as he prepares for his upcoming main event tomorrow night (Friday, January 13th, 2016) against Leandro Higo at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas. Leandro’s a tough opponent. He’s 16-2, he’s the RFA champ. I see me coming out with my hand raised…

January 11th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 103’s Ben Saunders as he prepares for his welterweight matchup this Sunday (January 15, 2016) against Court McGee at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The Florida native talks about his return to the UFC and respect for opponent McGee: “We consider each other family, but…

January 10th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 103’s Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger as she prepares for her strawweight matchup this Sunday (January 15, 2016) against Nina Ansaroff at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The former Tuff-N-Uff and RFA strawweight champ talks about her training and fighting close to home: “I’m just excited that it’s…

January 7th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 103 welterweight Court McGee as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this next Sunday night (January 15, 2016) against Ben Saunders at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona.  

December 25th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 207 welterweight Tim Means as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Friday night (December 30, 2016) against Alex Oliveira at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented veteran is expecting a scrap especially on the inside “I think all of [Alex Oliveira’s] strengths play to my…

December 24th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with top MMA manager Brian Butler, who’s client Max Holloway won the interim UFC featherweight title in the main event of UFC 206 last weekend.

December 21st, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje as he prepares for title fight on New Year’s Eve (Saturday, December 31, 2016) against Luiz Firmino at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The WSOF lightweight champ talks about training during the holidays and his new opponent: “If [Firmino] gets…

December 16th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on Fox 22 strawweight Michelle Waterson as she prepares for her upcoming main event tomorrow night (Saturday, December 17, 2016) against Paige VanZant at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. The former Invicta FC atomweight champion has been training and competing for much longer than her upcoming opponent…

December 14th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on FOX 22 lightweight Scott Holtzman as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday (December 17, 2016) against Josh Emmett at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. The Tennessee native discusses his unbeaten opponent and what he knew about Emmett when he got the call from the UFC:…

December 14th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on FOX 22 bantamweight Brad Pickett as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday (December 17, 2016) against Urijah Faber at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. The Brit reflects on losing to Iuri Alcantara in his last fight in England and what the expectations are for fighting Faber…

December 10th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 206 lightweight John Makdessi as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (Saturday, December 10, 2016) against Lando Vannata at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The talented Canadian striker feels he still has some tricks up his sleeve that upcoming opponent Vannata won’t be…

December 9th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 168 middleweight Joey Beltran as he prepares for his upcoming main event tomorrow night (Saturday, December 10, 2016) against Alessio Sakara at the Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy. The scrappy veteran knows he has a fan-friendly fighting style and he’s not going to point-fight ever again after losing…

December 5th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 102 light heavyweight Patrick Cummins as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Friday night (December 9, 2016) against Gian Villante at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. Editor’s note: Cummins was injured and has has since pulled out of his fight against…

December 3rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale bantamweight Sara McMann as she prepares for her upcoming main card bout tonight (Saturday, December 3, 2016) against Alexis Davis at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former Olympian can understand what her opponent is going through considering she’s a mom…

December 2nd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale featherweight Gray Maynard as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout tomorrow night (Saturday, December 3, 2016) against Ryan Hall at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former lightweight title challenger feels he has a big time advantage when it…

December 2nd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Legacy FC 63 middleweight Gerald Harris as he prepares for his main event bout tonight (Friday, December 2, 2016) against Aaron Cobb at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  

November 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 166 featherweight A.J. McKee in advance of his bout against Ray Wood this Friday (December 2, 2016) at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. McKee talks about originally scheduled opponent Emmanuel Sanchez and fighting a replacement on short notice: “This happened my last fight as well. So for me, I think they’re just starting…

November 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 166 bantamweight LC Davis in advance of his bout against Marcos Galvao this Friday (December 2, 2016) at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Davis talks about fighting Joe Warren with a torn ACL and Thanksgiving dinner: “(The knee injury) was kind of like a wake-up call. It lets you know that we’re…

November 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 166 bantamweight contender Joe Warren in advance of his title bout against Eduardo Dantas this Friday (December 2, 2016) at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Warren talks about splitting his last four fights and his rematch with Dantas: “It’s not just the last few years, it’s my MMA…

November 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Titan FC 42 flyweight Jose “Shorty” Torres in advance of his interim title bout against Pedro Nobre this Friday (December 2, 2016) at Watsco Center Field House in Coral Gables, Florida. Torres (3-0) talks about his incredible amateur record and his championship matchup against a seasoned veteran in Nobre (18-2): “It…