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February 8th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis is back breaking down the first PPV of the year. Before that we talked about the group of current free agents and then went over the UFC Fight Night 104 card from the past weekend. Listen Here: Consensus Bet: Parlay: Jacare Souza/Glover Texeira (-108) Half Play: Nik Lentz (+220) Consensus Bet Record…

February 4th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Earlier today, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting odds for the main card of UFC 208. The main event between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie for the newly minted UFC women’s featherweight title has had a line out for a couple of weeks now. It has bounced all around even, with Holm opening…

September 13th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Now that the NFL season has kicked off, with the NBA and NHL just around the corner as well, it’s time for the Octagon to embark on its annual fall world tour. Stops this year include Brasilia (September 24th), Manchester (October 8th), Manila (October 15th), Mexico City (November 5th), a two-event day on November 19th…

May 11th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 198 begins a two-month run for the UFC which could be one of the most impressive in history from a fight quality perspective. With a heavyweight title bout that doesn’t even have Brad clamoring for #FGF, to a showdown between Brazilian legends, to potential last stands for a pair of greats, there’s a lot…

May 8th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

When the Octagon heads down to Brazil for UFC 198, the card will be most reminiscent of the Brazilian cards the company put in 2011 and 2012 when it re-entered the country. The list of Brazilian legends competing on the card includes Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, ‘Jacare’ Souza, ‘Shogun’ Rua, Demian Maia, and of course…

April 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic Date: May 14th, 2016 Location: Curitiba, Parana, Brazil Venue: Arena da Baixada Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Middleweight Contender ‘Jacare’ Souza (22-4, 1 NC) Former Mundials and ADCC champion ‘Jacare’ Souza transitioned from the Brazilian regional scene to Japan, where he became a finalist in the 2008 DREAM middleweight grand prix, losing…

April 19th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Saturday night’s UFC on Fox 15 from the Prudential Center played host to three of the top five middleweight fighters in the world, and there were a pair of performances worthy of that standing. While Chris Weidman is scheduled to defend his 185lb title against Vitor Belfort in a little over a month, both Luke…

April 18th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC on Fox 15. 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. Normally I try my best to find compelling fights outside of the UFC…

April 11th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC will go from its smallest platform to it’s largest in the span of a week, as the next card for the organization will be UFC on FOX 15 from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The event is headlined by a fantastic middleweight bout between a pair of former champions, as Lyoto…

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 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…

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…

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…

June 24th, 2013
Miguel

The third UFC on FOX Sports card slated for September 4th will apparently be airing from Brazil, and a pair of matches pitting two Brazilians in the top 10 of their respective weight classes in hard fights as Middleweights Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza and Yushin Okami face off, as well as light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and…

May 19th, 2013
Miguel

Last night in Brazil, the UFC on FX 8 card aired live from Brazil with a Middleweight main event of Vitor Belfort taking on Luke Rockhold. The bout was basically a pick ’em fight at the sport books, so it basically both sides had plausible scenarios at winning the fight. Unfortunately for Rockhold, two and…

May 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FX 8: May 18, 2013 Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil UFC Middleweight Contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (-675) Profile: Finally, after years of toiling in Strikeforce and Dream, “Jacare” Souza (17-3-1) is making his way to the Octagon. For years, it was Jacare and Gegard Mousasi as the two best unsigned talents outside the middleweight…