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April 1st, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has two women’s divisions (strawweight and bantamweight) that are hot and growing, one recently launched (featherweight) with rumors of two more (atomweight and flyweight) being added to the promotion’s roster in the not so distant future. Here, I will highlight the six scheduled women’s bouts that await us in the upcoming…

June 3rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 199 strawweight Jessica Penne as she prepares for her upcoming preliminary card bout tomorrow night (June 4, 2016) against Jessica Andrade at The Forum in Englewood, California. The former title challenger now feel she’s acclimated to her new training camp and she expects to have a solid performance heading into her fight fight…

June 25th, 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 Fight Night 70 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….

June 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 69. The Surprises Tatsuya Kawajiri — Following a 14-month layoff and an eye injury that nearly ended his career, I wasn’t expecting a good performance from Kawajiri against Dennis Siver. But I was wrong about him, as he looked pretty…

June 21st, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the UFC Fight Night 69 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. Joanna Jedrzejczyk wins in round 3 (+525) The main event saw UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk continue…

June 21st, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Pass events usually don’t get much love from the fans, but UFC Fight Night 69 was different as it was the first Fight Pass event to feature a title fight, with UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk defending her title against Jessica Penne in the main event. The “Double J” fight was clearly…

June 21st, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 110 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First ONE lightweight champion Shinya Aoki joins talks about his win last month over Koji Ando at ONE Championship 28. Then the “Babysitter to the stars” Burt Watson discusses his departure from the UFC and his new…

June 17th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 69 is a five-round title fight between UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Penne. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Jedrzejczyk is a -700 favorite (bet $700 to win $100) while Penne is a +500 underdog (bet $100 to win $500). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

June 15th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This weekend, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting odds for the main card of the UFC’s next offering, UFC Fight Night 69 in Germany. The main card features the first title defense of strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, as she takes on former Invicta champion Jessica Penne. German stalwarts Dennis Siver, Peter Sobotta, and Nick…

June 9th, 2015
James Lynch

When MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas releases his opening lines at 5Dimes Sportsbook we’re often left with the question, should we place a bet now or later? After the public gets in on the action, line movement is undoubtedly going to happen. This is especially true with upcoming UFC main event participants where the lines are…

May 31st, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 69: Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne Date: June 20, 2015 Location: Berlin, Germany Venue: O2 World Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk The champion of the UFC women’s strawweight division, Joanna Jedrzejczyk (9-0) is easily the most devastating striker in the division and one of the most technical muay Thai fighters in the…

May 1st, 2015
Adam Martin.

Three new bouts have been announced, including a new main event for UFC Berlin, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all three. Donald Cerrone vs. John Makdessi, UFC 187 Following an injury to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Donald Cerrone will now take on short-notice replacement John Makdessi at UFC 187, which…

March 18th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the best welterweight fighters on the planet is ready to return to action. Carlos Condit, the former interim UFC welterweight champion, will return after a year-long hiatus due to a knee injury when he faces off against Thiago Alves in the main event of UFC Fight Night 67, which takes place May 30…

December 14th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada #5 Time for TUF Changes– In the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), the stakes were as high as they have ever been in the 20 seasons the show has aired in…

December 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale was live from Las Vegas this past Friday night with 11 scheduled bouts and produced a night of exciting fights, culminating in the crowning of the promotion’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. With the tournament wrapped-up and the TUF 20 Finale fights in our rear view, let’s take a look…

December 12th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this week as The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Season 20 Finale draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down tonight (December 12, 2014) from the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a…

December 12th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this tonight (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 9pm ET, with preliminary fights…

December 12th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this tonight (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 9pm ET, with preliminary fights…

December 12th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something MMAOddsBreaker.com has 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 The Ultimate Fighter 20 tonight (December 12, 2014) in Las Vegas,…

December 12th, 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…

December 11th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale: “Esparza vs Namajunas” takes place today (Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014) from the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas Nevada. The event is headlined by a strawweight title bout between TUF 20 finalists Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas. Also on tap will be a featured…

December 11th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this tomorrow night (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1. If interested in wagering on…

December 11th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at women’s strawweight Lisa Ellis as she takes on fellow TUF 20 competitor Felice Herrig at the TUF 20 Finale. Lisa Ellis Hometown: Olympia, Washington Age: 32 Height: 5’4” Weight Class: Women’s Strawweight Camp: United…

December 11th, 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 Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is…

December 10th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The last two fights for the TUF 20 Finale were determined on Wednesday night, as Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas emerged victorious in their semi-final bouts. That earned the pair the right to fight for the inaugural UFC strawweight title. Esparza has long been viewed as one of the top 115lb fighters in the world,…

December 10th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC on FOX December 13, 2014 Lightweight Matchup: Daron Cruickshank vs KJ Noons By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  In a busy weekend for the UFC, a few fights might be flying under the radar. Between the crowning of the first ever UFC Women’s Strawweight champion and the blockbuster card the next night on “Big Fox,”…

December 6th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

While the strawweight title fight that will headline the TUF 20 finale has not yet been made public — that will happen on Wednesday as Carla Esparza takes on Jessica Penne, and Rose Namajunas battles Randa Markos in the semifinals — most of the card has been announced already. While the season itself did not…

November 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter features UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and the first man to challenge his title, Gilbert Melendez as the coaches for eight women’s strawweights who will be competing in a 16-woman bracket for a chance to become the first ever UFC women’s strawweight champion. The show airs Wednesday nights at…

September 29th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC 178, The Ultimate Fighter season 20 and Bellator 126 taking place this past week, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Brad Taschuk (@BradTaschuk) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show…

April 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Invicta FC 5 took place tonight and the event was a huge success, as it provided a ton of action via some awesome knockouts and submissions. Overall, from a betting perspective, five favorites won, while three underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on the closing MMA odds: INVICTA FC 5 BETTING FAVORITES THAT…

April 5th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Every Invicta show to date has delivered ‘show of the year’ level action, and now Shannon Knapp and her crew of WMMA’s brightest have a stacked card on Pay Per View to kick off Invicta’s 2013 run. Champs, challengers, vets and newcomers, this show has everything and looks like it should be a hell of…