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April 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Video Highlights: Junior dos Santos vs. Ben Rothwell  Video Highlights: Derrick Lewis vs. Gabriel Gonzaga   Video Highlights: Francis Ngannou vs. Curtis Blaydes   Kevin Souza replaces Derek Campos in Saturday’s Bellator 152 main event MMAJunkie’s Mike Bohn reported Monday that Bellator has signed UFC veteran Kevin Souza, and he will replace Derek Campos in the main…

April 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 86 Date: April 10, 2016 Arena: Arena Zagreb City: Zagreb, Croatia Heavyweight bout: Derrick Lewis (-145) vs Gabriel Gonzaga (+135) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event of the evening for UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia today will be a heavyweight contest between Louisiana’s Derrick Lewis and Brazil’s Gabriel Gonzaga, with Lewis being…

April 7th, 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 heavyweight bout between Brazilian Gabriel Gonzaga and American Derrick Lewis. This is an important clash in the heavyweight division as the winner likely vaults into the division’s…

March 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Glover Texieria replaces Shogun against Rashad Evans at UFC Fight Night Tampa Damon Martin of FOX Sports reported on Wednesday that an injury has forced Mauricio “Shogun” Rua off UFC Fight Night Tampa. Fellow Brazillian Glover Teixeira has be tabbed as the replacement to face Rashad Evans. Teixeira (24-4) is coming off back to back victories over Ovince…

January 29th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC’s debut in Croatia features Gonzaga vs. Magomedov, Pokrajac vs. Blachowicz and more  UFC officials announced Thursday that a heavyweight matchup has been added to UFC Fight Night 86 pitting  Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ruslan Magomedov Gonzaga (17-10) snapped his three-fight losing streak in his last bout, earning a decision over Konstantin Erokhin in a lacklustre affair. The former…

April 12th, 2015
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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 64. Surprises Mirko Cro Cop — The main event of UFC Fight Night 64 saw Mirko Cro…

April 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets 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’s five crazy UFC Fight Night 64 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Mirko Cro Cop wins in round 3 (+1425) In the…

April 12th, 2015
James Lynch

On our special 100th Episode! Brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our new partners LastWordOnSports.com, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome five great guests. First up  MMA Insider Front Row Brian is back to discuss the business side of MMA. Then we welcome UFC welterweight Tim Means who fights next weekend at UFC on FOX 15…

April 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

My latest column at MMAOddsbreaker.com is my Rating the Card article, where I will take a look back at all the major MMA events and recap the event and then give my overall score of the card. For this instalment the column, we will look at UFC Fight Night 64. UFC Fight Night 64 kicked off with a terrible fight…

April 9th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With Jay Primetown out a his prom committee meeting, Lance, Brad, and Sean were left to fend for themselves this week on The MMA Analysis. With the quality of the UFC Fight Night 64 card, that resulted in more hijinks than fight breakdowns, although your hosts did manage to sneak a few of their plays…

April 8th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn 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 64 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. –…

April 7th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 64 is a five-round heavyweight bout between Gabriel Gonzaga and Mirko Cro Cop. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Gonzaga is a -170 favorite (bet $170 to win $100) while Cro Cop is a +150 underdog (bet $100 to win $150). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

April 3rd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The next stop for the UFC will mark the first time the Octagon has ever touched down in Poland. The Krakow Arena will host UFC Fight Night 64, a 12-fight card featuring seven Polish competitors. The main event is a rematch of one of the most shocking results in UFC history, as Gabriel Gonzaga and…

April 3rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 64: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2 Date: April 11, 2015 Location: Krakow, Poland Venue: Krakow Arena Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga Known mostly for his “Knockout of the Decade” over Mirko Cro Cop in 2007, Gabriel Gonzaga (16-9) has been an on-and-off force in the heavyweight division for a number of years. After losing…

January 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all of them. Luke Barnatt vs. Clint Hester, UFC Fight Night 63 A middleweight matchup between TUF 17 veterans Luke Barnatt and Clint Hester will take place at UFC Fight Night 63,…

December 15th, 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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC on FOX 13. Surprises Stipe Miocic — Not many people were giving Stipe Miocic much of a chance to…

December 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets 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’s five crazy UFC on FOX 13 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Junior dos Santos wins by any decision (+600)/JDS wins by…

December 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 13 took place Saturday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, and overall it was a terrific fight card that featured a number of standout performances, big-time upsets and brutal finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a…

December 13th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 13 Date: December 13, 2014 Arena: US Airways Center City: Phoenix, AZ Heavyweight bout: Gabriel Gonzaga (+115) vs Matt Mitrione (-125) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action started for the UFC on FOX 13 main card will be a heavyweight contest that sees Brazilian veteran Gabriel Gonzaga take on The Ultimate Fighter Season…

December 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC on FOX 13 is a three-round heavyweight contest between Matt Mitrione and Gabriel Gonzaga. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Mitrione is a -130 favorite (bet $130 to win $100) while Gonzaga is a +110 underdog (bet $100 to win $110). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

December 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full main card betting odds for UFC on FOX 13 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a betting preview of the evening’s four-fight main card. Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic The main event of UFC on FOX 13 pits the former champ Junior dos Santos against rising contender Stipe Miocic in a heavyweight matchup. JDS…

September 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 13 is turning into quite a “big” event, as the promotion added two more gigantic heavyweight fights to the card. And for Monday’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic, UFC on FOX 13 The main event of UFC on FOX 13…

January 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Another UFC card provided yet another night full of surprises and disappointments. Here’s three of each from Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 10 event. Surprises Josh Thomson — In the main event of the evening, Josh Thomson put on one of the best performances of his career, defeating Benson Henderson to earn himself a shot…

January 26th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s latest foray on network television certainly provided some interesting results. The actual winners of the fights are almost exactly what most had predicted, but the manner in which those victories came wasn’t necessarily what was expected. Nowhere was this more evident than in the main event, where Benson Henderson (20-3) picked up a…

January 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 10 took place tonight at United Center in Chicago, Ill., and the event turned out to be a lot of fun from an entertainment standpoint, as well as profitable from a betting standpoint if you were counting on the favorites to win — but not if you bet the dog in the main…

January 24th, 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 betting knowledge: The Premium OddsCast. Our MMA betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone early on…

January 24th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC on FOX 10 January 25, 2014 Heavyweight Matchup: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Stipe Miocic By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  Co-main eventing this weekend on FOX is a heavyweight matchup that the promotion is hoping will provide some heavy leather on an otherwise very lightweight card. Stipe Miocic (#8) is currently a solid -240…

January 21st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

With the UFC’s biggest pay-per-view draws dropping like flies towards the end of 2013, there was (and is) a significant gap in the ability to draw large numbers of fans in moving forward. With that in mind, the four shows where the UFC airs on Fox could very well become the biggest shows the company…

January 19th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 36 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome UFC Heavyweight Walt “The Big Ticket” Harris (@thebigticket205), who fights this Saturday at UFC on FOX 10 against Nikita Krylov. Later we welcome Maximum Fighting Championship President & CEO Mark Pavelich to discuss his promotion’s plans for 2014. The Big Three 1) WSOF…

January 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC ON FOX 10: HENDERSON VS. THOMSON Date: Jan. 25, 2014 Location: Chicago, Il. Broadcast: FOX UFC Lightweight Benson Henderson (-210) Profile: The former WEC lightweight champion and the man to dethrone Frankie Edgar from his 155-pound UFC title, Benson “Smooth” Henderson (19-3) had his seven-fight winning streak snapped by his former WEC foe, Anthony Pettis, at UFC 164. This…

January 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC ON FOX 10: HENDERSON VS. THOMSON Date: Jan. 25, 2014 Location: Chicago, Il. Broadcast: FOX UFC Heavyweight Stipe Miocic (-210) Profile: Ohio native Stipe Miocic (10-1) was bred for MMA. A former Golden Gloves champion, Miocic supplemented his stand up skills with NCAA Division I wrestling, and started his MMA career 10-0 with nine knockouts, blazing a path through the…

October 21st, 2013
Adam Martin.

I can’t believe I’m saying this right now, but Gabriel Gonzaga is quietly making an unexpected run up the UFC heavyweight ladder. After losing three out of four fights, including two by way of brutal knockout to Shane Carwin and Junior dos Santos, Gonzaga was released from Ultimate Fighting Championship in late 2010 after a…

October 21st, 2013
Adam Martin.

It’s been two days now since UFC 166, and even two days later I still think it was one of the very best fight cards of the entire year, if not the best. It was also a big money-making opportunity, especially when it came to prop bets. Here’s a list of five crazy UFC 166 prop bets…

October 18th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 166 October 19, 2013 Heavyweight: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Shawn Jordan By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  UFC 166 is the late season’s heavyweight card, so in addition to a title fight and co-main event with heavyweights, a third matchup offers up two more heavies who are both coming off big knockout wins. Shawn…

October 18th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 166 Date: Octber 19, 2013 Arena: Toyota Center City: Houston TX Heavyweight bout: Gabriel Gonzaga (+185) vs Shawn Jordan (-225) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 166 will feature a heavyweight match-up between UFC veteran Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga and Strikeforce veteran Shawn “The Savage” Jordan. Gonzaga is the underdog in this bout at…

August 8th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today added a featherweight bout between Charles Oliveira and Estevan Payan to the upcoming UFC 166 card, according to a report from Jeremy Botter of The Houston Chronicle. The bout will be added to the preliminary card of UFC 166, one of the most stacked events the UFC has offered up all year. The…

July 29th, 2013
Miguel

This week, the UFC started to announce the supporting matches for the UFC 166 card scheduled for October 19th in Houston, Texas. The main event of Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 has been set for a while, and that Heavyweight title bout sits with Velasquez at (-215) with the comeback on Junior at…

July 24th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Three barnburner type matchups have been added to UFC 166, making this, on paper, one of the most stacked cards of the year and one of the most stacked cards the UFC has put on in recent time. Last night, ESPN.com reported that a middleweight matchup between Tim Boetsch and Luke Rockhold will take place…

July 5th, 2013
Jason Nawara

The MGM Grand Garden Arena plays host to one of the biggest fight cards of the year, as Anderson Silva defends his middleweight title against Chris Weidman and a solid undercard awaits with plenty of interesting action. UFC 162 is the cherry on top of the UFC Expo weekend, and the cards around these annual…

July 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 162 MGM Grand Gardena Arena, Las Vegas, NV Saturday, July 6, 2013 Heavyweight bout: Gabriel Gonzaga (-240) vs. Dave Herman (+200) Fight Breakdown: One of the featured FX preliminary bouts at UFC 162 is a heavyweight matchup between Gabriel Gonzaga and Dave Herman. Gonzaga is currently a -240 favorite (bet $240 to win $100), while Herman is…

July 2nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer today e-mailed MMAoddsbreaker.com with the results of the recent drug test taken by Dave Herman The heavyweight tested negative for drugs and has been cleared to fight Gabriel Gonzaga at this weekend’s UFC 162 card. This is really good news for Herman as well as those backing…

June 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC heavyweight Dave Herman today went before the Nevada State Athletic Commission in hopes of attaining a fighter’s license to fight at UFC 162, the final hurdle he must complete before he is allowed to fight again following his UFC-imposed six-month drug suspension for a positive drug test for marijuana following a submission loss to…

May 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was reported today by MMAjunkie.com that a heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne will be the co-main event for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 card, which takes place August 17 at TD Bank Garden in Boston, MA. This is a huge fight both literally and figuratively for both men,…

April 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Former UFC lightweight contender Tyson Griffin today announced on Twitter that he has signed a multi-fight deal with the World Series of Fighting. Here’s what Griffin Tweeted: I hope to be on the august WSOF card & can’t wait to put on the most exciting fight the @WSOFfans have ever seen!! Griffin, 16-6, was cut from…

April 13th, 2013
Matty

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale: April 13, 2013 Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Heavyweight Contender Travis Browne (-210) Profile: For the most part, Travis Browne (13-1-1) has run through his opponents like a freight train during his short four-year career. With 13 wins already under his belt, including 11 finishes (nine by…

January 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FX 7: January 19, 2013 Ibirapuera Arena in São Paulo, Brazil UFC Heavyweight Contender Ben Rothwell (-115) Profile: At UFC 145, we saw a rejuvenated and fantastically in-shape Ben Rothwell (32-8) knocking out Brendan Schaub in awe-inspiring fashion. After a middlesome run – going 1-2 in the UFC up to that point –…