James Moontasri

February 14th, 2017
James Lynch

Gunnar Nelson vs. Alan Jouban set as co-main event of UFC Fight Night London UFC officials announced Monday that welterweight Gunnar Nelson will take on Alan Jouban in the co-main event of UFC London on March 18th. Nelson (15-2-1) bounced back from his first loss in the octagon – to Demian Maia at UFC 194 –…

December 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Sacramento, CA this past Saturday night with UFC on FOX 22: VanZant vs Waterson. It was an entertaining night of action, despite the fact that only four of 13 scheduled bouts ended inside the distance. Now that the scraps are in our rear-view, let’s take a look…

September 5th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 97 adds Moontasri vs. Morono, Yang vs. Janes UFC officials announced Saturday that  James Moontasri vs. Alex Morono and Dongi Yang vs.  Ryan Janes have been added to UFC Fight Night 97. Moontasri (9-4) is coming off a loss in July against Alex Oliveira at UFC on FOX 20. Moreno (12-3) heads into this matchup off a win in…

August 4th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is coming off an impressive first round submission victory over James Moontasri at UFC Fight Night 71, which improved his winning streak to four straight. Lee (11-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 116 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Moontasri win most impressive of his…

July 15th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 71 is a three-round lightweight bout between Kevin Lee and James Moontasri. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Lee is a -260 favorite (bet $260 to win $100) while Moontasri is a +220 underdog (bet $100 to win $220). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Lee…

July 14th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 71’s James Moontasri as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout tomorrow night (Wednesday, July 15, 2015) against Kevin Lee at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. The RFA veteran has plenty of confidence in his own skills but in the end, he…

April 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were booked over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on them. Lorenz Larkin vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio, TUF Brazil 4 Finale A welterweight bout between Lorenz Larkin and Santiago Ponzinibbio is the latest addition to the TUF Brazil 4 Finale, which is set…

February 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The lone Fight Pass prelims at UFC Fight Night 60 is a three-round lightweight bout between James Moontasri and Cody Pfister. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Moontasri is a -240 favorite (bet $240 to win $100) while Pfister is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

January 28th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC matchups were announced in the last 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all of them. James Moontasri vs. Cody Pfister, UFC Fight Night 60 An injury to Jake Lindsey knocked him out of his UFC Fight Night 60 matchup with James Moontasri…

January 1st, 2015
Adam Martin.

Two new bouts were added to UFC Fight Night 60, which takes place February 14 at 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on each new fight. Kevin Lee vs. Michel Prazeres A lightweight bout between Kevin Lee and Michel Prazeres was added to UFC Fight Night…

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 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 44 Date: June 28, 2014 Arena: AT&T Center City: San Antonio, TX Lightweight bout: Joe “Excalibur” Ellenberger (-192) vs James “Moonwalker” Moontasri (+177) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action started for the UFC Fight Night 44 main card on FOX Sports 1 will be a lighweight scrap between Joe “Excalibur” Ellenberger and James…

June 28th, 2014
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…

June 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were revealed yesterday, and for today’s MMA Odds an Ends I’ll recap the newly-announced fights and give my initial thoughts on them. Ray Borg vs. Shane Howell, UFC Fight Night 44 Due to an injury to Ryan Benoit, Shane Howell has agreed to made his UFC debut on short…