jake ellenberger

December 3rd, 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 a welterweight on the main card of UFC 201 as Matt Brown takes on Jake Ellenberger.   Jake Ellenberger (Record: 31-11, +205 Underdog, Fighter Grade: C+) The Nebraska…

December 3rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

TUF 24 Finale Date: December 3, 2016 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Jake Ellenberger (+205) vs Jorge Masvidal (-225) Fight Breakdown: The main card for the TUF Finale will feature a welterweight contest between Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger and Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal, with Ellenberger being a +205…

September 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Aldo Wants Out While much of the MMA world was celebrating that Conor McGregor will take on Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 this November, a certain interim UFC featherweight champion was extremely upset. Jose Aldo, the man who McGregor defeated for the UFC featherweight title last December, who beat Frankie Edgar at UFC 100, was…

July 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA Welterweight bout: Matt Brown (-245) vs Jake Ellenberger (+225) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 201 will feature a welterweight clash between Matt “The Immortal” Brown and Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger, with Brown being a -245 ($245 to win…

July 29th, 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 a welterweight on the main card of UFC 201 as Matt Brown takes on Jake Ellenberger.   Matt Brown (Record: 20-14, -300 Favorite, Fighter Grade: B+) The Ohio…

May 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Matt Brown (20-14-0) vs. Jake Ellenberger (30-11-0); UFC 201, July 30. Fresh off his late third round submission defeat to Demian Maia at UFC 198, Matt Brown is already hopping back on the wagon with a fight booked against Jake Ellenberger. Ellenberger, once one of the scariest men in the UFC welterweight division, has been on a…

January 30th, 2016
Mike James

Headlining UFC on Fox 18’s preliminary card is a welterweight contest between former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Tarec “The Sponge” Saffiedine and veteran knockout artist Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger. Saffiedine enters the contest on a 15 month layoff after his October 2014 knockout loss to Rory MacDonald, while Ellenberger desperately needs a win after losing four…

January 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Patrick Cote (22-9) discusses his upcoming fight against Ben Saunders at UFC Fight Night 81 on Jan. 17th a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Patrick also talks about meeting Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin, Dana White naming is win over Burkman as one of the”Top Fights Of The Year” and why…

November 27th, 2015
James Lynch

Jake Ellenberger returns to Kings MMA  In an interview with MMAJunkie.com UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger explains his decision to leave Glendale Fight Club and rejoin Kings MMA in California. Ellenberger (30-10) is scheduled to fight Tarec Saffiedine at UFC on FOX 18 which takes place on Jan. 18th. Glendale Fight Club is the home gym for former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda…

July 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from the TUF 21 Finale. The Surprises Mike Graves — It’s surprising that Graves was an underdog to Vicente Luque, and after grinding him out for three rounds, clearly he shouldn’t have been. Graves isn’t the most talented fighter, but he’s a hard worker…

July 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the TUF 21 Finale prop bets that cashed big for bettors. To bet on props like these in the future, go to the ‘Props’ section under ‘Fighting’ at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Kamaru Usman wins by submission (+649)/Usman wins in round 2 (+750) In a welterweight bout, Kamaru Usman earned a second-round…

July 13th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 113 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we welcome Titan FC lightweight champion Pat Healy who fights Saturday at Titan FC 34 against Mike Ricci. Then we welcome ONE Bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes who fights Toni Tauri on Saturday at ONE FC 29. Finally Anthony “Sharkbait” Gutierrez…

July 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

On the heels of an epic UFC 189 event, the expectations were fairly low for the TUF 21 Finale, which happened at the same arena, in the same city, on the very next day. But while the TUF 21 Finale wasn’t getting as much buzz as UFC 189, and while most considered the bouts on…

July 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The TUF 21 Finale took place July 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and for a “throwaway card” it was pretty solid, although obviously far from the card of the year. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites and four underdogs won and one fight closed as a Pick ’em based…

July 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their Fight Breakdown Show continuing with tonight’s Ultimate Fighter season 21 Finale event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main event this weekend featuring the welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Stephen Thompson. Both men talked the stylistic match-up as well as…

July 10th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of the TUF 21 Finale is a five-round welterweight bout between Stephen Thompson and Jake Ellenberger. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Thompson is a -220 favorite (bet $220 to win $100) while Ellenberger is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Thompson…

July 9th, 2015
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 and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes and Kountermove. Our Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. –…

July 1st, 2015
Adam Martin.

TUF 21 Finale: Thompson vs. Ellenberger Date: July 12 2015 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: FS1 UFC Welterweight Contender Stephen Thompson Stephen Thompson (10-1) was a highly-decorated kickboxer before turning to MMA in 2010, and the results so far have been tremendous. The 32-year-old American is 5-1 in the UFC…

May 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Two new fights have been booked for upcoming July cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on both matchups. Jake Ellenberger vs. Stephen Thompson, UFC 189 An exciting welterweight bout between top-ranked Jake Elleberger and Stephen Thompson is the latest addition to the stacked UFC 189 card, which takes place July…

February 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 184 is a three-round welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Josh Koscheck. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ellenberger is a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Koscheck is a +175 underdog (bet $100 to win $175). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Ellenberger…

February 24th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 184 welterweight Jake Ellenberger about his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (February 28, 2015) against Josh Koscheck at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The former top 170 pound contender has hit a rough patch in his last three fights, but he feels he can turn…

December 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Looks like I wasn’t the only one who didn’t like the Josh Koscheck vs. Neil Magny matchup. Two weeks ago, there was a rumor that Koscheck and Magny would be squaring off in a welterweight bout at UFC 184, which takes place February 28 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. At the time, I…

November 17th, 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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 180. Surprises Ricardo Lamas — Ricardo Lamas is one of the top-five featherweights in the sport but somehow the…

November 17th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here’s five crazy UFC 180 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Kelvin Gastelum wins by submission (+720)/Gastelum wins in round 1 (+500) In the…

November 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 180 took place tonight in Mexico City, Mexico, and overall the card was a whole lot of fun as it featured five finishes on the main card, including an absolutely brutal knockout in the main event of the evening. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing…

November 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 180. 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. Note: Because UFC 180 has about as much depth as a sheet of paper, my…

November 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 180 Date: November 15, 2014 Arena: Arena Ciudad de Mexico City: Mexico City, Mexico Welterweight bout: Jake Ellenberger (+170) vs Kelvin Gastelum (-200) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC 180 in Mexico City will see veteran Jake Ellenberger take on the Mexican Kelvin Gastelum, with Ellenberger being the betting underdog at +170 ($100…

November 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 180 is a three-round welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Jake Ellenberger. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Gastelum is a -250 favorite (bet $250 to win $100) while Ellenberger is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Gastelum at…

November 13th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 180 November 15, 2014 Welterweight Matchup: Kelvin Gastelum vs Jake Ellenberger By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  In the co-main event from Mexico City is another pairing of ranked fighters where the lower ranked competitor is favored over the higher ranked one. When undefeated TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum takes on former Welterweight contender Jake…

November 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you a $100 FREEROLL for the upcoming UFC 180 card. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to their website, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking fights. If you have…

November 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 180 is a five-round title fight for the interim UFC heavyweight championship between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Werdum is a -420 favorite (bet $420 to win $100) while Hunt is a +335 underdog (bet $100 to win $335). MMA oddsmaker…

November 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full main card betting odds for UFC 180 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a preview of the evening’s five-fight main card. Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt The main event is a five-round heavyweight bout between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt. Werdum opened as a -300 favorite, Hunt a +220 underdog. Werdum…

August 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) yesterday announced four new bouts for the upcoming UFC 180 card in Mexico, and all of the newly-announced fights are very exciting on paper. Here they are: Jake Ellenberger vs. Kelvin Gastelum The best fight announced is a welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Kelvin Gastelum. Ellenberger has lost two in…

May 25th, 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 173. Surprises TJ Dillashaw — In the definition of a surprising performance, TJ Dillashaw laid waste to Renan Barao by beating…

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 25th, 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 173 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. TJ Dillashaw wins by T/KO (+2000)/Dillashaw wins in round five (+7800) In one of…

May 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 173 took place tonight in Las Vegas, NV, and it proved to be one of the most eventful cards of the year as a number of big underdogs came through in impressive fashion. Overall, five underdogs hit while seven favorites came through. Here’s a betting recap for UFC 173 based on the closing results…

May 24th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brian Hemminger were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 173 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the MMAOB managing editor joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Bantamweight Title Bout (c) Renan Barao vs TJ Dillashaw UFC Light…

May 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Your Best Bets for UFC 173’s ‘Fight of the Night’ UFC 173 will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV tonight on Pay Per View starting at 10pm ET with a preliminary action kicking off at 6:30pm ET. UFC 173 comes to us with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five-fight…

May 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 173 will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV tonight on Pay Per View starting at 10pm ET with a preliminary action kicking off at 6:30pm ET. UFC 173 comes to us with 12…

May 23rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger (+190) vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (-210) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 173 main card on Pay-Per-View will feature a brawl between two top 10 fighters in the UFC’s welterweight division. Action and fireworks are expected…

May 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the most-anticipated fights at UFC 173 is a three-round welterweight bout between “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Lawler as a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Ellenberger is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

May 21st, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 173 welterweight Jake Ellenberger as he prepares for his co-main event bout this Saturday (May 24, 2014) against Robbie Lawler at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The powerful 170-pounder is taking a new mental approach to his upcoming bout against Lawler and he’s hoping…

May 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 173 will be live next Saturday (May 24th) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five fight main card that will air on Pay Per View starting at 10pm ET, with…

May 17th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Memorial Day weekend normally serves as one of the biggest UFC events of the year, and while UFC 173 won’t receive blockbuster attention, the quality of the bouts on the card is worthy of the weekend it falls on. Eight of the ten fighters on the pay-per-view portion of the card are ranked top 10…

May 11th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 52 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA referee and judge Brian Beauchamp (@BeauchampMMA) who was officiating at Bellator 119 on Friday night. Speaking of Bellator 119, we caught up with CEO & Chairman Bjorn Rebney (@BjornRebney) and a victorious John Alessio (@johnalessio79) who defeated Eric Wisley in a catchweight bout….

May 3rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The UFC has been on a roll with their last couple pay-per-view events. UFC 172 was tremendously entertaining last Saturday, and UFC 171 featured one of the best welterweight title bouts the promotion has ever put on. They hope to continue the trend in three weeks time when the octagon travels back to one of…

March 17th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Over the weekend, UFC line setter Nick Kalikas opened a number of new lines for the upcoming UFC 172 card, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on the lines. Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira In the main event of the evening, Jon Jones puts the UFC light heavyweight title…

December 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The welterweight division received a earthquake-esque shakeup this past week with divisional kingpin and future UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre vacating his welterweight crown and the UFC booking a title fight between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler at UFC 171. And after all the dust from that has settled from St-Pierre’s decision, it’s Carlos…

July 30th, 2013
Staff

With the UFC on Fox 8 card mostly going according to plan (only one underdog on the entire card won), there weren’t a whole lot of changes in the rankings after this event. Despite the main event of the evening being a flyweight title fight, the welterweight division was in focus on the night with…

July 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 8 KeyArena, Seattle, Washington Saturday, July 27, 2013 UFC Flyweight Championship Bout: Demetrious Johnson (-500) vs. John Moraga (+400) Fight Breakdown: The main event of UFC on FOX 8 is a five-round fight for the UFC flyweight championship between current titleholder Demetrious Johnson and top contender John Moraga. The champion Johnson is a big…

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