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May 31st, 2016
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of May.   May 6th-  1° Round Combat 2 (Rio…

April 29th, 2016
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this regular feature for…

February 10th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC releases Jorgensen, Roop, and Yui Chul Per Sherdog.com a couple of names have been removed from the UFC’s database including Scott Jorgensen, George Roop and Yui Chul Nam. Jorgensen (15-12) has lost three straight fights and six of his last seven bouts.  He’s known primarily for his fights with Urijah Faber and his WEC bantamweight…

June 4th, 2015
James Lynch

On this extra edition of The Parting Shot Podcast brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, I (@LynchOnSports) welcome UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak who fights this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 68 against Joe Soto. Birchak talked about a variety of topics in this 18 minute interview – Becoming recently engaged – His challenging 2014 (including…

July 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

Yesterday, MMAOddsbreaker.com released the remaining opening betting odds for the UFC 175 prelims, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thought on all of the new lines. Kenny Robertson vs. Ildemar Alcantara A welterweight matchup between Kenny Robertson and Ildemar Alcantara should prove to be quite exciting. Alcantara opened at -125…

June 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC continued announcing new bouts on Thursday, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on the new bouts. Bryan Barberena vs. Joe Ellenberger, UFC Fight Night 44 After a slew of opponents pulled out of bouts against Joe Ellenberger, Jake’s brother finally has an opponent for UFC Fight Night 44…

April 16th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale Date: April 16, 2014 Arena: Colisee Pepsi City: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Here are my prop plays for The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale… Welterweight bout: Chad Laprise (+120) vs Olivier Aubin-Mercier (-130) Aubin-Mercier by Decision (+203) 1u to win 2.03u I am buying the Aubin-Mercier hype, but not so much…

April 15th, 2014
Jason Nawara

Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec is hosting the TUF Nations Finale that top to bottom is looking pretty damn fun. Let’s hop right into the prelims and start breaking them down. The prelim main event on FOX Sports 1 should be one hell of a scrap – KJ Noons (12-7) will fight Sam Stout…

April 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale Date: April 16, 2014 Arena: Colisee Pepsi City: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Bantamweight bout: Dustin Kimura (+100) vs George Roop (-120) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for preliminary card portion of The Ultimate Fighter Nations finale on Fox Sports 1 will be a bantamweight scrap between Honolulu’s Dustin Kimura and…

February 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC this week announced a few new matchups that slipped through the cracks for many, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick take on these bouts that may have passed you by. Brad Pickett vs. Neil Seery, UFC Fight Night 37 After Ian McCall was removed from his UFC Fight…

August 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC bantamweight contender Brian Bowles was suspended yesterday for nine months by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after testing positive for an elevated T/E ratio following his UFC 160 bout vs. George Roop. He was also fined 30 percent of his $19,000 purse for the Roop fight, meaning he will cough up an extra $5,700 to…

August 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Sara McMann is injured and out of her upcoming women’s bantamweight bout against Sarah Kaufman at UFC Fight Night 27, according to a report from MMAjunkie.com. The UFC is now trying to secure a replacement opponent for McMann, who was expected to jump into the title picture had she defeated Kaufman. It’s possible the UFC…

June 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer today emailed MMAOddsbreaker.com with the drug testing results for the recent UFC 160 event, and Brian Bowles tested positive for elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) levels and willy likely be suspended, although he can appeal the suspension. Bowles tested positive for a T/E ratio of over 20:1. The legal limit…

May 28th, 2013
Adam Martin.

There is often an insane amount of value hidden in the prop bets for UFC cards, but they are hard to hit for a reason because sometimes they cash out as the result of flukes, bad judging, or just plain randomness. But sometimes they cash out because you did your research and you nailed how…

May 24th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 160 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada Saturday, May 25, 2013 Bantamweight bout: Brian Bowles (-280) vs. George Roop (+240) Fight Breakdown: Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles returns to the cage after a year-and-a-half long hiatus to take on George Roop in a preliminary bout at UFC 160. Bowles is currently a -280 betting…

May 24th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Back in January 2010, George Roop made an ill-fated cut down to the Bantamweight division where he was defeated by the man who is now the top contender at 135, Eddie Wineland. After moving back up to Featherweight for three years, Roop decided to make the cut once again at UFC 158 this March and…