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September 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the most exciting fights at UFC Fight Night 50 is a three-round lightweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Joe Lauzon. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Chiesa is a -135 favorite (bet $135 to win $100) while Lauzon is a +115 underdog (bet $100 to win $115). MMA linesetter Nick…

September 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 50 is a three-round heavyweight matchup between Derrick Lewis and Matt Mitrione. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Lewis is a -155 favorite (bet $155 to win $100) while Mitrione is a +135 underdog (bet $100 to win $135). MMA linesetter Nick…

September 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event at UFC Fight Night 50 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Lewis is a -570 favorite (bet $570 to win $100) while Rothwell is a +435 underdog (bet $100 to win $435). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened Overeem…

September 3rd, 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 50 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available…

September 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event at UFC Fight Night 50 is a five-round middleweight bout between Jacare Souza and Gegard Mousasi. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Jacare is a -300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100) while Mousasi is a +250 underdog (bet $100 to win $250). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened Jacare…

September 3rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 50 Date: September 5, 2014 Arena: Foxwoods Resort Casino City: Ledyard, CT UFC Fight Night 50 will be live this Friday night from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT. The event will produce a 10-fight card, including a six-fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 9pm…

September 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 50 Date: September 5, 2014 Arena: Foxwoods Resort Casino City: Ledyard, CT UFC Fight Night 50 will be live this Friday night from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT. The event will produce a 10-fight card, including a six fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at…

September 1st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Last weekend, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting lines for the main card of UFC Fight Night 50 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Today he added the odds for the rapidly shrinking undercard of the organization’s next free event. In the past week, Rob Font, Ian Entwistle, and Andre Fili were all forced out of their…

August 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Over the weekend, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas released the full-main card lines for next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 50 card, and for Monday morning’s MMA odds and ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on each of the new lines. Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell Overeem opened at -380, the comeback on Rothwell +260. After action…

August 23rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

One of the UFC’s best free events in recent memory, UFC Fight Night 50 features a potential middleweight title eliminator in ‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi in the main event. Former Strikeforce, DREAM and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem also takes on Ben Rothwell in the heavyweight division, while rising contender Derrick Lewis also tangles with…

August 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi Date: September 5, 2014 Location: Ledyard, Connecticut Venue: Foxwoods Resort Casino Broadcast: FS1 UFC Middleweight Jacare Souza (-210) Finally, after years of toiling in Strikeforce and DREAM, Jacare Souza (20-3, 1 NC) made it to the UFC in 2013 and he didn’t wait long to show his talents to…

July 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC went on a fight announcing spree on Wednesday, as the promotion revealed a number of upcoming fights for the rest of the summer and fall schedule. As well, the other fights from UFC 176 that needed homes were also booked for new dates. And for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll list all…

June 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new bouts for upcoming fight cards in the last 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them all. Kevin Casey vs. Bubba Bush, UFC 175 The first new bout is a middleweight match at UFC 175 between RFA middleweight champion Kevin…

June 2nd, 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 41. Surprises CB Dollaway — In another great performance by CB Dollaway, the American defeated Francis Carmont via three-round…

June 2nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 41 and The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale taking place this past weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shook up.  MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Jason Nawara (@JasonNawara) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after every UFC event. As always, we only show…

June 2nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin and The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Finale were held on the same day this past Saturday (May 31, 2014), and we got to see a record-setting 22 UFC fights in a single day. It was a great, albeit long day of fights, and these were the best performers… Gegard…

June 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin and The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 finale were held on the same night last night, and we got to see a record-setting 22 fights in a single day. Now with both events behind us, I look ahead at some potential match-ups. Here are my matchmaking predictions for yesterday’s winners……

June 1st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 55 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome back the man, the myth, the legend @FrontRowBrian to the show to talk all about Wanderlei Silva’s removal from UFC 175 and his thoughts on the double UFC events on Saturday.   The Big Three 1) Stipe Miocic makes defeats Fabio Maldonado. What’s next for both fighters? 2) Gegard Mousasi…

June 1st, 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 41 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Gegard Mousasi wins by submission (+900) In the main event of the…

June 1st, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 173 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 can have…

June 1st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Saturday was a first for the UFC, as they held two events in two locations on the same day. Germany and Brazil played host to a marathon of 22 fights that began at 12:30pm EST and didn’t end until the wee hours on Sunday morning. Although it was a trial for fans to watch every…

May 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 41 took place today at O2 World in Berlin, Germany, and the event overall was very solid as it featured a number of breakthrough performances as well as a number of fights that ended in upsets. Overall, five favorites won while four underdogs cashed and one fight closed as a Pick ’em….

May 31st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 41 Date: May 31, 2014 Arena: O2 World Berlin City: Berlin, Germany The first part of Saturday’s double-header will be UFC Fight Night 41, a 10-fight card that will entirely stream live on UFC Fight Pass. The preliminary card starts at 12:30 pm ET, with the main card kicking off at 3pm…

May 30th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 41 middleweight Gegard Mousasi as he prepares for his headlining bout this Saturday (May 31, 2014) against Mark Munoz at the 02 World in Berlin, Germany. The talented striking technician had a hiccup in his UFC middleweight debut, but he’s hoping to get a better chance…

May 30th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 41 middleweight Mark Munoz as he prepares for his headlining bout this Saturday (May 31, 2014) against Gegard Mousasi at the 02 World in Berlin, Germany. The former national champion wrestler knows what he has to do if he wants to defeat his talented kickboxing opponent,…

May 28th, 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 41 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for…

May 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 41 is a five-round middleweight bout between Gegard “The Dreamcatcher” Mousasi and Mark “The Filipino Wrecking Machine” Munoz. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Mousasi as a-300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100) while Munoz is a +250 underdog (bet $100 to win $250). MMA…

May 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the preliminary card bouts at UFC Fight Night 41 is a three-round bantamweight bout between Iuri “Marajo” Alcantara and Vaughan “Love” Lee. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Alcantara as a-370 favorite (bet $370 to win $100) while Lee is a +310 underdog (bet $100 to win $310). MMA oddsmaker…

May 25th, 2014
James Lynch

On our 1-year year anniversary show, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome TSN- Off The Record producer Aaron Bronsteter (@aarbron) to recap all the action from UFC 173 last night in Las Vegas. The Big Three 1) TJ Dillashaw defeats Renan Barao to win 135lb title. How big of an upset was this and what’s next for Dillashaw?…

May 24th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

May 31st will be an historic day for the UFC. For the first time in the organization’s 21 years of promoting fights, two fight cards will be put on in the same day. Not only will there be two distinct events, but they are also happening across the world from one another; one in Germany…

May 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 41: MUNOZ VS. MOUSASI Date: May 31, 2014 Location: Berlin, Germany Venue: O2 World Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Middleweight Gegard Mousasi (-210) One of MMA’s best-kept secrets, Gegard Mousasi (34-4-2) is a well-known name for fans of the Japanese fight scene. Mousasi has been in the backstage locker room of just about every MMA organization outside…

March 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced the headliner for the upcoming UFC Fight Night Berlin card on May 31, and the main event will be a five-round middleweight bout between top-10 ranked Gegard Mousasi and Mark Munoz. This is a very good matchup between two of the best middleweights in the world, and the winner of the…

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 17th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC Fight Night 36 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…

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
Brad Taschuk

UFC Fight Night 36 would go down as possibly the most forgettable card in recent UFC memory, if only anybody cared enough to remember it. The organization’s most recent trip to Jaragua do Sul in Brazil was met with a mixed reaction from the Brazilian crowd. When I say that, I mean mixed in the…

February 16th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 36 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ Premium bets do? Unfortunately, we had one of our worst nights ever. Premium went 0-3 and lost 9 units overall. Believe us, no one feels worse about this night than we do. Full results below. Premium UFC Fight Night 36: 0-3, -9 units…

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 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Here are my prop plays for UFC Fight Night 36… Gegard Mousasi (+195) vs Lyoto Machida (-215) Mousasi by Unanimous Decision (+1000) 1u to win 10u. If Mousasi wins a decision, there is a good chance it will be a split. That said, I am following my gut and going with unanimous for the bet….

February 15th, 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 36 tonight (Feb. 15, 2014) which…

February 15th, 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 UFC Fight Night 36 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to…

February 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 36 Date: February 15, 2014 Arena: Arena Jaragua City: Jaragua do Sul, Brazil Middleweight bout: Gegard Mousasi (+195) vs Lyoto Machida (-215) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil will be a middleweight contest between a pair of former 205-pounders, when former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard…

February 14th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 36 February 15, 2014 Middleweight Matchup: Lyoto Machida vs Gegard Mousasi By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  In the main event at UFC Fight Night 36 from Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil we have two fighters who have recently dropped a weight class vying for title contention in their new division. UFC…

February 14th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a winning UFC 169 event two weeks ago, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to keep their winning ways going with UFC Fight Night 36. MMAOddsbreaker Premium has made a profit in 18 of the last 24 events overall and are up 55.57 units life-to-date for a return on investment of 19%. You…

February 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 36 is a middleweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida and former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard “The Dreamcatcher” Mousasi. It’s a five-round fight, and UFC president Dana White has already confirmed that if Machida wins, he will be next in line for a…

February 10th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 36 middleweight Gegard Mousasi as he prepares for main event bout Saturday night (Feb. 15, 2014) against Lyoto Machida at the Arena Jaraguá in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil. The talented former Dream and Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion is a stand-up striking specialist, but he’s expecting his…

February 2nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 38 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Bryan Levick (@BryanLevickMMA), the co-host of Alchemist Radio to talk about how he became involved in MMA industry. Also Bryan helps to recap the major storylines from UFC 169 and discusses Titan FC’s upcoming event. The Big Three 1) Aldo defeats Lamas with…

January 29th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

When the UFC ventures back down to Jaragua do Sul for the second time about two a half weeks from now, the Brazilian fans will be treated to one of the more intriguing ‘Fight Night’ series of cards that they’ve seen yet, at least at the top end of the event. While there is the…

November 11th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be live from Jaragua do Sul, Brazil on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2014 with UFC Fight Night 35, and it will be headlined by a middleweight contest between the Brazilian Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida and the Armenian Gegard “The Dreamcatcher” Mousasi. The winner of the bout will be a likely number…

November 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

Date: Feb. 8, 2014 Location: Jaragua do Sol, Brazil Broadcast: FOX Sports 2 UFC Middleweight Lyoto Machida (-265) Profile: Lyoto Machida is now 35-years old and three years removed from his short-lived light heavyweight title reign. Since losing to Mauricio Rua in 2010, Machida has gone 3-3 inside the Octagon, losing to Rampage Jackson in a controversial decision and getting put…

April 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 9 was yet another up-and-down night for MMA bettors, as some heavy favorites failed to win while some big-time underdogs cashed for those brave enough to lay money down on them. In total, 11 betting favorites came through, while only two underdogs won. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on…