jeremy stephens

December 19th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The featherweight no one wants to fight finally has a bout agreement in place, and I’ll give my thoughts on this new matchup in today’s MMA odds and ends. Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Jeremy Stephens, UFC 235 Rising featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov will battle veteran Jeremy Stephens at UFC 235, which is set for March 2 at…

April 2nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Kansas City, MO for the first time in promotional history on April 15th with UFC on FOX 24: Johnson vs. Reis. The stacked 13-fight card is set to kick off with preliminary card action starting at 4:30 p.m. (ET) on UFC Fight Pass followed by more prelims and…

March 3rd, 2017
James Lynch

Jeremy Stephens vs. Renato Moicano set for UFC on FOX 24 UFC officials announced that featherweight Jeremy Stephens will clash with Renato Moicano at UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City’s Sprint Center on April 15th. Stephens (25-13) heads into this matchup having lost two of his last three fights, including a decision setback to Frankie Edgar at…

November 8th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 205 featherweight Jeremy Stephens as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Frankie Edgar at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The San Diego native discusses fighting Edgar in his backyard of New York and why he’d rather be the underdog: “It’s just another fight if you…

September 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Eddie Alvarez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov in the works for UFC 206 in Toronto  Yesterday evening on FS1’s “UFC Tonight” Megan Olivi reported that lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez had missed the contract deadline for a potential matchup at UFC 205 in New York on November 12th. As a result, the former Bellator champ is reportedly facing Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC…

July 18th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens (25-12) talks about a potential matchup with Conor McGregor during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Jeremy also talks about his win over Renan Barao in his last fight and potential rematches with Anthony Pettis and Charles Oliveira.

May 30th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 88: Cody Garbrandt vs. Thomas Almeida video highlights   UFC Fight Night 88: Jeremy Stephens vs. Renan Barao video highlights   Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett headlines Sept 3rd’s UFC Fight Night in Hamburg UFC officials announced Sunday that Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett will headline UFC Hamburg on September 3rd. rlovski (25-12) is…

May 27th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 88 featherweight Jeremy Stephens as he prepares for his co-main event bout this Sunday night (May 29, 2016) against Renan Barao at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The “Lil’ Heathen” is expecting a tough scrap against a former world champion but he thinks size will be on his…

March 18th, 2016
James Lynch

Renan Barao vs. Jeremy Stephens scheduled for a May 29th UFC Fight Night Renan Barao’s UFC featherweight debut will be against Jeremy Stephens according to an inital report from Combate and later confirmed by the UFC. Barao (33-3-1) has lost two of his last three fights with both of his setbacks coming to former UFC bantamweight champion TJ…

December 11th, 2015
Mike James

Kicking off the stacked UFC 194 card will be a fantastic featherweight matchup between the fast rising Max Holloway and veteran Jeremy Stephens. Holloway has won his last seven contests over an increasing level of competition, while Stephens is coming off a huge flying knee knockout win over Dennis Bermudez in July.   Max Holloway…

December 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Featherweight bout: Max Holloway (-550) vs Jeremy Stephens (+425) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action started for UFC 194’s main card on Pay Per View will be a barn-burner in the featherweight division between 24-year old Max “Blessed” Holloway and 29-year…

September 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 194 was already a fantastic card with three of the best, most intriguing bouts the organization could put together at the top of the event. The main event sees Jose Aldo defending his featherweight title against #1 contender Conor McGregor in perhaps the most hotly anticipated bout of the year. Joining that title fight…

July 12th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

It was a slow start for Ireland on Saturday night, but Conor McGregor sent all of the travelling fans home happy after dispatching Chad Mendes in the second round of their interim featherweight title bout, and capped off one of the greatest UFC cards in recent memory. McGregor has been calling himself a future champion…

July 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 189 is a three-round featherweight bout between Dennis Bermudez and Jeremy Stephens. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Bermudez is a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Stephens is a +175 underdog (bet $100 to win $175). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

July 8th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming  UFC 189 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking fights. What are…

July 7th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 189 featherweight Jeremy Stephens as he prepares for his upcoming main card fight this Saturday night (July 11, 2015) against Dennis Bermudez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The scrappy veteran packs some serious power in his punches and he feels Bermudez won’t be any…

July 7th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez battles Jeremy Stephens on the main card of UFC 189 this Saturday in Las Vegas and recently spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 112 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” to discuss this fight and variety of other topics.   UFC 189 match up with Jeremy Stephens “I’m faster than him, stronger than him. [I see it being] all around…

July 6th, 2015
James Lynch

Jeremy Stephens looks to snap his two fight losing streak Saturday when he meets Dennis Bermudez on the main card at UFC 189 Saturday in Las Vegas. The UFC featherweight spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 112 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” to discuss his upcoming matchup and variety of other topics.   UFC 189 match up with Dennis Bermudez…

July 4th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 112 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome four great guests. First we welcome Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp who previews the upcoming Invicta FC 13 card on Thursday.  Then we’re joined by featherweights Dennis Bermudez and Jeremy Stephens, the pair fight each other this Saturday at UFC 189. Finally Invicta FC…

April 1st, 2015
Adam Martin.

A few new UFC bouts were announced in the middle of the week, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all of them. Yaotzin Meza vs. Damian Stasiak, UFC Fight Night 64 A featherweight matchup has come together on extremely short notice as Yaotzin Meza has agreed to move up…

December 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of the TUF 20 Finale is a three-round featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Stephens is a -125 favorite (bet $125 to win $100) while Oliveira is a -105 underdog (bet $105 to win $100). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up…

December 9th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with The Ultimate Fighter 20 featherweight Jeremy Stephens as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Charles Oliveira this Friday night (Dec. 12, 2014) at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented top 15-ranked featherweight expects a tough test against Oliveira, but he feels he’s going…

December 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full main card betting odds for the TUF 20 Finale at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a preview of the nine bouts announced so far. Jeremy Stephens vs. Charles Oliveira Stephens opened at -125, Oliveira -115. Stephens is now -135 with the comeback on Oliveira -105. I really like Oliveira in this fight and think…

October 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the past 24 hours or so, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on the new fights. Jeremy Stephens vs. Charles Oliveira, TUF 20 Finale The co-main event of the TUF 20 Finale will be a three-round featherweight bout between Jeremy…

June 29th, 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 Fight Night 44. Surprises Nico Musoke — He may have lost a clear 29-28 decision to Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main…

June 29th, 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 Fight Night 44 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Cub Swanson wins by decision (+264) In the main event of UFC…

June 29th, 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 Fight Night 44. Surprises Nate Marquardt — In the main event of UFC Fight Night 43, Nate Marquardt submitted James Te…

June 29th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Even though Saturday’s two UFC events were separated by more than 12 hours and 7,000 miles, they did share one common trait: featherweights ended up being the most exciting fighters on the card. In San Antonio, Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens breathed some life into a very stale main card, while in Auckland Charles Oliveira…

June 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 44 took place to tonight (June 28, 2014) at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, and the event overall was solid from an entertainment perspective although it featured a number of controversial judging and refereeing decisions. Overall, eight betting favorites won while three underdogs came through. Here’s a betting recap for UFC…

June 28th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something new we at MMAOddsBreaker.com decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC Fight Night 44 tonight (June 28, 2014). After…

June 28th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 44 June 28, 2014 Featherweight Matchup: Cub Swanson vs Jeremy Stephens By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  Jose Aldo has already fought and defeated the entire top five of the UFC’s Featherweight division, yet already several of those fighters are making noise for a rematch. Chad Mendes will be the next…

June 28th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC Fight Night 44 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for…

June 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 44 Date: June 28, 2014 Arena: AT&T Center City: San Antonio, TX UFC Fight Night 44 will be live from San Antonio this Saturday night at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with a four-fight preliminary card preceding it on the same channel at 8pm ET. If interested in making this parlay,…

June 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 44 is a five-round featherweight firefight between Cub Swanson and Jeremy “Lil’ Heathen” Stephens. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Swanson as a -255 favorite (bet $255 to win $100) while Stephens is a +215 underdog (bet $100 to win $215). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

June 25th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Fans may have already ventured over to UFC Fight Pass on Saturday morning or afternoon to catch up on the events from New Zealand that will be taking place in the middle of the night (for North American audiences), but there is one more fight on the platform to start off UFC Fight Night 44…

June 22nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 58 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) are joined by UFC lightweight John Makdessi to talk all about the state of MMA  judging, his next fight and training at ATT. Plus James and Adam recap WSOF 10 and discuss Adam’s first amateur muay-thai fight which took place yesterday.   The Big Three  1) Adam’s muay Thai fight took…

June 17th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened a number of new betting lines for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 43 and UFC Fight Night 44 double-header, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on all of them. UFC Fight Night 43 The main event of UFC Fight Night New Zealand is a…

June 14th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Two weeks from today MMA fans will be in the midst of another UFC marathon, as June 28th marks the organization’s second double header in as many months. Last time the events were split between Berlin and Sao Paulo, while this time around the octagon heads all the way to Auckland, New Zealand before returning…

March 20th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC is going to San Antonio, and the promotion is bringing a big featherweight fight along for the ride. It was announced yesterday that a five-round featherweight fight between top-ranked contenders Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens will headline UFC Fight Night San Antonio, which goes down June 28 in San Antonio, Texas. It’s expected…

January 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

If you were smart/bold enough to attack the prop bets for UFC on FOX 10 then you would have made a ton of cash because a number of massive underdog prop bets came through. Here are five crazy UFC on FOX 10 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Benson…

January 26th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 37 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Chris McMaster (@MMADecisions), the founder of MMADecisions.com to talk all about his unique website that keeps track of all MMA judging.  Also The MMA Report’s  Jason Floyd (@Jason_Floyd) discusses the big story he broke this week between NBC and Bellator, and other various notes…

January 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Opening the main card of UFC on FOX 10 is a featherweight bout between Jeremy “Lil’ Heathen” Stephens and Darren “The Damage” Elkins. The current betting line for this match at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Stephens as a -150 favorite (bet $150 to win $100), while Elkins is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120). MMA oddsmaker…

November 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced two new matchups yesterday: a middleweight bout between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Francis Carmont and a featherweight bout between Darren Elkins and Jeremy Stephens. Let me give my take now on both fights, starting with Souza/Carmont, which is set for UFC Fight Night 36 next February in Brazil. This is a…

September 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was a busy week in the world of mixed martial arts — when is it not? — and with all the news this week there were a few odds and ends that slipped under the rug, so to speak. I’m talking about recent fight announcements, of course, so for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll…

August 8th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today added a featherweight bout between Charles Oliveira and Estevan Payan to the upcoming UFC 166 card, according to a report from Jeremy Botter of The Houston Chronicle. The bout will be added to the preliminary card of UFC 166, one of the most stacked events the UFC has offered up all year. The…

May 28th, 2013
Adam Martin.

There is often an insane amount of value hidden in the prop bets for UFC cards, but they are hard to hit for a reason because sometimes they cash out as the result of flukes, bad judging, or just plain randomness. But sometimes they cash out because you did your research and you nailed how…