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December 24th, 2015
James Lynch

ONE Championship expects fighters to compete at “walking weight”  Following the weight-cutting related death of Yang Jian Bing prior to ONE Championship 35, the promotion has implemented a new weight cutting policy for it’s fighters. Per a press release from the promotion, weight cuts will now be banned through the process of dehydration “The new program, which is…

April 21st, 2015
Brad Wharton

A brash Irishman goes from being the European hipsters’ choice to one of the sport’s more prolific stars in the space of just 18 months. A pretty blond girl, rawer that sushi, becomes an overnight sensation, opening the show on Fox TV to millions of viewers despite having a record that could – quite literally…

February 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 184 is a three-round lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Gleison Tibau. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ferguson is a -220 favorite (bet $220 to win $100) while Tibau is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Ferguson at…

February 26th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 184 Date: 02/28/15 Arena: Staples Center City: Los Angeles, CA Lightweight bout: Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson (-220) vs Gleison Tibau (+180) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action going for UFC 184’s Pay Per View card will be a lightweight contest between a couple of 31-year olds looking to crack the division’s top-15 in Tony “El…

February 5th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC has revealed a number of new matchups for upcoming fight cards. Here they are, along with my quick thoughts on all of them: Tony Ferguson vs. Gleison Tibau, UFC 184 Due to an injury to Yancy Medeiros, Tony Ferguson will now face replacement opponent Gleison Tibau at UFC 184, which is set for…

January 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout of UFC Fight Night 59 is a three-round lightweight bout between Gleison Tibau and Norman Parke. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Tibau is a -125 favorite (bet $125 to win $100) while Parke is a +105 underdog (bet $100 to win $105). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

December 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Eight new UFC bouts were booked overnight, and for Thursday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list all the bouts and give my quick thoughts on the ones I find the most compelling. Gleison Tibau vs. Norman Parke, UFC Fight Night 59 Following an injury to Jorge Masvidal, Gleison Tibau has been called upon to replace…

October 7th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Another UFC fighter has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, and this time, it’s someone fans least expected. The Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA), which oversaw drug testing for last month’s UFC Fight Night 51 event, revealed on Monday that lightweight Piotr Hallmann tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone in a post-fight drug test, and the…

September 16th, 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’s the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 51. Surprises Andrei Arlovski — A few years ago, Andrei Arlovski was on a four-fight losing streak and…

September 15th, 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 51 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Andrei Arlovski wins by T/KO (+800)/Arlovski wins in round 1 (+1450) In…

September 12th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 51 September 13, 2014 Lightweight Matchup: Gleison Tibau vs Piotr Hallmann By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  One of the most experienced veterans of the UFC’s core lightweight division is facing off with a flashy newcomer from one of the UFC’s newest markets (Poland) when Gleison Tibau faces Piotr Hallmann. The home-cage fighter…

September 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 51 is a three-round lightweight bout between Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Tibau is a -225 favorite (bet $225 to win $100) while Hallmann is a +185 underdog (bet $100 to win $185). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened Tibau…

September 11th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 51 Date: September 13, 2014 Arena: Nilson Nelson Gymnasium City: Brasilia, Brazil Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau (-225) vs Piotr Hallmann (+185) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 51 will be a three round lightweight affair between Brazilian veteran Gleison Tibau and Polish prospect Piotr Hallmann. Tibau is the favorite…

September 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 51 is a three-round bantamweight contest between Yuri Alcantara and Russell Doane. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Alcantara is a -300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100) while Doane is a +250 underdog (bet $100 to win $250). MMA linesetter Nick…

September 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 51 is a three-round welterweight bout between Sean Spencer and Paulo Thiago. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Spencer is a -180 favorite (bet $180 to win $100) while Thiago is a +150 underdog (bet $100 to win $150). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened…

September 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 51 is a five-round heavyweight contest between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Bigfoot is a -450 favorite (bet $450 to win $100) while Arlovski is a +360 underdog (bet $100 to win $360). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened…

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event at UFC Fight Night 45 is a three-round lightweight bout between Edson “Junior” Barboza and Evan Dunham. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Barboza as a -260 favorite (bet $260 to win $100) while Dunham is a +220 underdog (bet $100 to win $220). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally…

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC Fight Night 45 is a three-round featherweight bout between Alex “The Spartan” White and Lucas “Mineiro” Martins. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists White as a -160 favorite (bet $160 to win $100) while Martins is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win $140). MMA…

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 45 is a three-round women’s bantamweight bout between Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith and Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Smith as a -140 favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Duke is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120)….

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 45 is a three-round lightweight battle between veterans Gleison Tibau and Pat “Bam Bam” Healy. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Tibau as a -155 favorite (bet $155 to win $100) while Healy is a +135 underdog (bet $100 to win $135). MMA oddsmaker…

July 13th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 45 Date: July 16, 2014 Arena: Revel Casino Hotel City: Atlantic City, NJ Lightweight bout: Pat “Bam-Bam” Healy (+115) vs Gleison Tibau (-155) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 45 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will be headlined by a lightweight contest between veterans Pat “Bam-Bam” Healy and Gleison Tibau, with…

May 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC had a busy day yesterday, announcing a bevy of new matchups for upcoming fight cards. And for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my quick thoughts on all of them. Robert Whittaker vs. Mike Rhodes, UFC Fight Night 43 The UFC added a welterweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Mike Rhodes to…

April 13th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 48 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson (@JAronsonTitanFC) to talk about his upcoming event on April 25th. As well MFC middleweight champion Sam Alvey (@smilensam) joins us to discuss his upcoming bout against Wes Swofford at MFC 40. The Big Three 1) Roy Nelson KOs Antonio…

December 27th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fantasy website Kountermove is back with another freeroll for MMAOddsBreaker.com readers. If you’re not familiar with how the site works, here’s a brief snippet from the site owners, themselves. Kountermove brings the traditional fantasy format to MMA. Accumulation of points and a salary cap make fantasy MMA more intriguing than…

December 23rd, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 168 Date: December 28, 2013 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, N.V. Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau (-160) vs Michael Johnson (+120) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 168 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will feature a lightweight bout between the veteran Gleison Tibau, and The Ultimate Fighter season 12 finalist Michael Johnson. Tibau…

September 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC on Wednesday announced a ton of new fights. Here’s my initial thoughts on all of them. Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown, UFC on FOX 9 The biggest fight announcement of the bunch is a welterweight bout at UFC on FOX 9 between No. 3-ranked Carlos Condit and the surging Matt Brown, who has…

August 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau (+115) vs Jamie Varner (-135) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 164 preliminary card features a scrap between two crafty veterans of the lightweight divisions when the Brazilian Gleison Tibau takes on former WEC Lightweight Champion Jamie Varner. Tibau is currently the slight underdog at +115 ($100 to win $115), with Varner being…

August 30th, 2013
Jason Nawara

UFC 164 comes to Milwaukee, which is Algonquin for “the good land”, to deliver a very, very stacked night of fights for the oft-forgotten state of Wisconsin. The main card is deep, and the prelims have some good action from Facebook to the main event on FOX Sports 1, so let’s dive in. The main…

May 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Former UFC lightweight fighter John Cholish lost to Gleison Tibau via highlight-reel submission at this past Saturday night’s UFC on FX 8 event, but it’s he, not Tibau, that’s the one making headlines today. The New York native abruptly retired from the sport of mixed martial arts following the loss to Tibau — he says he…

May 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

There is often an extreme amount of value that’s hidden in prop lines for UFC events, and UFC on FX 8 was no exception to this as a number of crazy prop bets cashed big time to those who bet them. Below are five prop bets that cashed out huge last night at UFC on…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 8 Arena Jaragua, Jaragua Do Sul, Brazil Saturday, May 18, 2013 Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau vs. John Cholish Fight Breakdown: A lightweight bout between Gleison Tibau and John Cholish takes place on the UFC on FX 8 preliminary card. Tibau is a -200 favorite (bet $200 to win $100), while Cholish is…

May 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Yesterday, the UFC suspended lightweight contender Nate Diaz indefinitely pending internal investigation for a controversial tweet directed at bantamweight fighter Bryan Caraway in which Diaz wrote that Caraway was a “f**.” Today, the UFC released details of the suspension to Diaz. The Stockton native has been suspended 90 days starting today and has also been…