Jake Matthews

November 29th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) traveled to Melboure, Victoria, Australia for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs Brunson. The night of scraps had its ups and downs, but mostly downs, seeing 10 of 13 bouts go the distance. The Fight Night action is now in behind us, so…

July 5th, 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 featured bout on the Fight Pass Prelims at TUF 23 Finale as Las Vegas resident Kevin Lee welcomes Australia’s Jake Matthews.   Kevin Lee (Record: 12-2, +125…

April 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones set as UFC 200 Headliner This morning on Good Morning America, it was revealed that the rematch between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will headline UFC 200 in July.   Just announced on @GMA: the #UFC200 Main Event will be @JonnyBones (Jon Jones) vs. @dc_mma (Daniel Cormier). @UFChttps://t.co/7Hcnmh3Enp — Good Morning…

March 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 85 Date: March 19, 2016 Arena: Brisbane Entertainment Centre City: Brisbane, Australia Lightweight bout: Johnny Case (-110) vs Jake Matthews (-110) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC Fight Night 85 will be feauturing a barn burner in the lightweight division between surging prospects Johnny “Hollywood” Case and Jake “The Celtic Kid”…

November 14th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of Fox Sports 1’s preliminary card is a lightweight matchup between highly touted prospect Jake “The Celtic Kid” Matthews and Akbarh “El Caballero” Arreola. Matthews recently suffered the first loss of his professional career when he left his neck out while attempting a takedown and got caught in a guillotine. Arreola, on…

June 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Four new UFC bouts were revealed just into time for the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thought on each bout. Daniel Omielanczuk vs. Konstantin Erokhin, UFC Fight Night 72 A heavyweight matchup pitting big sluggers Daniel Omielanczuk and Konstantin Erokhin has been added to UFC Fight Night 72, which…

May 9th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 65. 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. 1. Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve – UFC on Fuel TV 8 Upcoming…

May 7th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC Fight Night 65 is a three-round lightweight bout between James Vick and Jake Matthews. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Matthews is a -175 favorite (bet $175 to win $100) while Vick is a +155 underdog (bet $100 to win $155). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

November 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the preliminary matchups at UFC Fight Night 55 is a three-round lightweight bout between Jake Matthews and Vagner Rocha. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Matthews is a -360 favorite (bet $360 to win $100) while Rocha is a +300 underdog (bet $100 to win $300). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened…

October 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full preliminary card betting odds for UFC Fight Night 55 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a preview of the evening’s six-fight preliminary card. Jake Matthews vs. Vagner Rocha A lightweight bout between Jake Matthews and Vagner Rocha is one of the biggest mismatches on the entire card. Matthews is one of the…

June 28th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 43 and UFC Fight Night 44 are in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a small losing night, going 2-3 to lose 0.9 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 43: 2-1 +4 units Wins: 4u: Jared Rosholt (-150), 2u: Jake Matthews (-130) Losses: 2u: Mike Rhodes…

June 27th, 2014
Jason Nawara

There was a time when MMA fans would stay up from 2:00 am until 9:00 am in the morning to watch obscure fighters battle far across an ocean from the usual battlegrounds of the United States, but those cards weren’t on Fight Pass, and they had far more star power than these cards. Still, that…

June 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 43 Date: June 28, 2014 Arena: Vector Arena City: Auckland, New Zealand UFC Fight Night 43 will be live on Saturday with 10 scheduled bouts, including a four fight main card that will be streaming live on UFC Fight Pass at 5pm ET. If interested in wagering on these preliminary bouts, or…

May 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced the latest batch of new fight announcements, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on all of them. Dashon Johnson vs. Jake Matthews, UFC Fight Night 43 A lightweight fight between new UFC fighters Dashon Johnson and Jake Matthews takes place at UFC Fight Night 43…