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November 12th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend, and here are my thoughts on these new bouts in today’s MMA odds and ends. Cezar Ferreira vs. Ian Heinisch, UFC Fight Night 140 An injury to Tom Breese has left Cezar Ferreira with a short-notice opponent as he now takes on Ian Heinisch…

December 2nd, 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 the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale as former flyweight title challengers meet as Joseph Benavidez takes on Henry Cejudo in a top five clash.  …

November 28th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This Wednesday on Fox Sports 1, the 24th iteration of The Ultimate Fighter wraps up, as the final of the tournament to determine the next challenger to Demetrious Johnson’s flyweight title will be decided. That will lead right into Saturday’s TUF 24 Finale card, which will be headlined by Johnson defending his belt against that…

October 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter features former UFC flyweight title challengers Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo as the head coaches for eight 125-pound fighters each. The victor of the tournament will earn a six-figure UFC contract, as well as a shot at Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and his UFC flyweight title. The show airs…

June 25th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Thom Ortiz, who was the Arizona State head wrestling coach and is now one of the coaches for recent UFC flyweight title challenger Henry Cejudo as well as a pro/am fight promoter. The experienced coach provided some unique insight into the training camp before the Johnson fight, including a back…

May 17th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson signs new eight-fight deal  UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson confirmed Monday on The MMA Hour that he has signed a new eight-fight contract with the Las Vegas based promotion. Johnson (24-2-1) is coming off a first round knockout victory over Henry Cejudo at UFC 197 last month. The 29-year old…

May 12th, 2016
James Lynch

BJ Penn vs. Cole Miller in the works for UFC 199 Following the news that Dennis Siver had to withdraw from UFC 199 due to injury, Cole Miller will now face BJ Penn according to a report from MMAFighting.  Miller (21-9, 1 NC) was on Team Jens Pulver on The Ultimate Fighter season 5 opposite Team…

April 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor tweets he’s back on UFC 200  Happy to announce that I am BACK on UFC 200! Shout out to @danawhite and @lorenzofertitta on getting this one done for the fans. #Respect — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April 25, 2016   However multiple sources including MMAJunkie believe that this isn’t set in stone Multiple sources…

April 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 197 co-main event between Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo. I spoke to the following fighters. Jesse Ronson – UFC Veteran / Welterweight 00:00:09 Peter Barrett – 6-0 Lightweight Fighter 00:00:25 Kevin Lee – UFC Lightweight 00:00:36…

April 22nd, 2016
Reed Kuhn

April 23rd, 2016 UFC 197 Flyweight Championship: Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo By @fightnomics   Big Picture How do you measure dominance in MMA? First, it’s winning long enough to hold that rare title, becoming the best in the world for a given weight class. Then, once a title is won, you have to defend…

April 19th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

It’s been 15 months since Jon Jones stepped foot inside the Octagon. Saturday night, the wait is over. While Jones has certainly remained intriguing and entertaining outside of the cage (his interactions with Daniel Cormier being particularly amusing), there’s nothing quite like seeing the best pound-for-pound fighter in MMA today — and perhaps the best…

April 18th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC featherweight Diego Brandao arrested after allegedly striking strip club employee with gun Sherdog.com broke the news Saturday night that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao was arrested on Friday after allegedly striking a strip-club employee in the face with a gun on Thursday. Brandao (20-11)  had an altercation with a DJ at Albuquerque strip club “Knockouts” and was later denied…

April 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Tony Ferguson injured, fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov scrapped for UFC on FOX 19  MMAJunkie reports that Tony Ferguson is out of his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov due to injury and the matchup has been pulled from the card. With the injury news, Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira now becomes a five-round fight and is the card’s new main event….

February 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

While Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn’t holding any events this weekend, there are still plenty of huge fights taking place in the next few months. UFC Fight Night 86 will occur on April 10th, and features the heavyweight slugfest between former champion Junior dos Santos and the surging Ben Rothwell. Dos Santos most recently lost via second…

November 23rd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

On Saturday night, the UFC expanded their Mexican operations beyond Mexico City for the first time. The Octagon touched down in Monterrey, Mexico for UFC Fight Night 78, which doubled as the finale for another season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America’. After a fun start to the card, viewers were treated to eight consecutive…

November 20th, 2015
Mike James

One of the featured bouts of UFC Fight Night 78 is an important flyweight contest between #5 ranked Henry “The Messenger” Cejudo and the #3 ranked Jussier Formiga. The winner of this contest will likely face Demetrious Johnson for the UFC Flyweight Championship.   Henry Cejudo (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC, -500 favorite) Cejudo is perhaps…

September 17th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC and ONE FC were adding to their schedules on Wednesday with a total of three bouts for the coming months. The most notable is a clash between rising bantamweights Pedro Munhoz and Jimmie Rivera. Pedro Munhoz was given a tough task in his UFC debut, facing top five UFC bantamweight Raphael Assuncao, and dropped…

August 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Not to be outdone by a wide variety of fight announcements on Monday, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) kept journalists very busy with a huge day of bookings, specifically the upcoming UFC Fight Night 77 event this November in Brazil. Here are the details and my thoughts: UFC Henry Cejudo vs Jussier Formiga, TUF Latin America Finale…

July 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A few fights were announced over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll round them up and give my initial thought on them. Chad Laprise vs. Francisco Trinaldo, UFC Fight Night 74 A lightweight fight between Chad Laprise and Francisco Trinaldo will take place at UFC Fight Night 74, which goes down…

June 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the televised prelims at UFC 188 is a three-round flyweight bout between Henry Cejudo and Chico Camus. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Cejudo is a -1000 favorite (bet $1000 to win $100) while Camus is a +650 underdog (bet $100 to win $650). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Cejudo…

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…

March 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 185. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. The list of potential candidates for these five slots was incredibly long, which gives hope…

March 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Henry Cejudo has had his issues with the flyweight division. The talented former 2008 Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler was able to successfully make weight in the 55 kg division (121 pounds) without too much trouble en route to become the youngest American to ever capture gold in the Summer Olympics. But making weight hasn’t been…

March 7th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 185 is a three-round flyweight bout between Henry Cejudo and Chris Cariaso. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Cejudo is a -550 favorite (bet $550 to win $100) while Cariaso is a +425 underdog (bet $100 to win $425). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Cejudo…

January 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A few new bouts were added to upcoming fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll quick my quick thoughts on them. Uriah Hall vs. Ron Stallings, UFC Fight Night 59 After Louis Taylor pulled out of his UFC Fight Night 59 bout against Uriah Hall, the UFC signed late replacement Ron Stallings…

August 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 Date: August 30, 2014 Arena: Sleep Train Arena City: Sacramento, CA UFC 177 will be live from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA for the second time in eight months with a 10-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10 pm ET. If…

August 23rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

With the UFC’s next pay-per-view event just over three weeks away, it’s time to start taking a look at the betting odds for the card. Two bouts on the card already have lines released, and they’re about as different as can be. In the main event, T.J. Dillashaw will defend his newly won UFC bantamweight…

July 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a few fights over this past weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on these new bouts. Henry Cejudo vs. Scott Jorgensen, UFC 177 The UFC has signed promising flyweight prospect Henry Cejudo, and the former Olympic gold medalist in men’s freestyle wrestling will meet veteran…

January 31st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

MMA on Super Bowl weekend has become a bit of a tradition, with the UFC running their annual card on Saturday before the big game. However, what would a Super Bowl weekend be if the biggest football state didn’t put on an MMA card of their own? Legacy FC must have thought the same thing…

January 31st, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with LFC 27 flyweight Henry Cejudo as he prepares for his co-main event bout tonight (January 31, 2014) against Elias Garcia at Arena Theatre in Houston, Texas. The former Olympic gold medalist wrestler got into MMA at a young age, and he has a unique take on the pressure that…

October 11th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

With a UFC card already in the books this week and one of Bellator’s top fighters, Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire set to compete on Friday night as well, it may be easy to overlook the Legacy FC card that will be airing live on AXS TV, but that would be a mistake. Based in Texas, Legacy…