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November 27th, 2018
Adam Martin.

For the first time in a while there aren’t any UFC fight announcements to write about in this morning’s MMA odds and ends, so instead I’ll give my thoughts on some of the new bouts Bellator has announced recently. Daniel Wiechel vs. Goiti Yamauchi, Bellator 210 An intriguing lightweight bout that is flying under the…

November 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 166 bantamweight contender Joe Warren in advance of his title bout against Eduardo Dantas this Friday (December 2, 2016) at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Warren talks about splitting his last four fights and his rematch with Dantas: “It’s not just the last few years, it’s my MMA…

November 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

In a first for the promotion, Bellator will be holding events on back-to-back days this weekend. The WinStar Resort and Casino will play host to Bellator 166 on Friday, and 167 on Saturday, as the promotion looks to suss out their bantamweight division and find contenders at featherweight. Friday night’s event will be headlined by…

October 11th, 2016
Matty

NSAC makes McGregor pay for water-bottle incident at UFC 202 press conference You know it’s a slow news day in MMA when the lead story is UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor getting fined for throwing a water bottle back in August at a press conference to promote his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202….

September 14th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Bellator 161 takes place in Cedar Park, Texas this Friday night with a four-fight main card that will air on Spike TV. The card is headlined by a heavyweight matchup between Cheick Kongo and Tony Johnson. Yes, Kongo is still headlining events in 2016. A win here for either fighter could lead to a heavyweight…

March 2nd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 151 bantamweight Joe Warren as he prepares for his upcoming main event this Friday night (March 4, 2016) against Darion Caldwell at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The former Bellator featherweight and bantamweight champion understands he’s facing a top prospect, but his confidence has never wavered: “If…

March 1st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

One of MMA’s most under appreciated prospects steps into the Bellator cage this Friday, as Darrion Caldwell takes his highest profile fight against Joe Warren in the Bellator 151 main event. Caldwell has added a dangerous submission game and a nice striking arsenal to his impressive wrestling base, and has impressive wins over Rafael Silva…

December 21st, 2015
James Lynch

UFC on FOX 17 Highlights Rafael Dos Anjos knocks out Donald Cerrone Nate Diaz wins a decision over Michael Johnson Classic Nate Diaz post fight interview  UFC on FOX 18 adds Sage Northcutt vs. Andrew Holbrook This matchup was announced on Saturday’s UFC on FOX 17 broadcast as Sage Northcutt finally makes his long awaited debut on…

September 24th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This Friday, Bellator will be putting on their second show in as many weeks, as Bellator 143 goes back to the organization’s more familiar format for a card from Hidalgo, Texas. Former featherweight and bantamweight champion Joe Warren will begin his quest to get to a third title belt with the promotion, as he takes…

September 22nd, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 143 bantamweight Joe Warren as he prepares for his upcoming main event bout this Friday night (September 25, 2015) against LC Davis at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. The former Bellator featherweight and bantamweight champion has been dealing with some serious financial distractions in advance of this upcoming main event: “My family’s in desperate…

September 16th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Perhaps the world’s top welterweight outside of the UFC got his latest assignment recently, as ONE FC champion Ben Askren will be rematching his last opponent, Luis ‘Sapo’ Santos. The rescheduled bout is set for ONE FC 34 taking place in Singapore on November 13th. The first time Askren and Santos met, the bout resulted…

March 26th, 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…

March 25th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 135 bantamweight Joe Warren about his upcoming main event title fight this Friday night (March 27, 2015) against Marcos Galvao at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The current Bellator bantamweight champion is looking to defend his title for the first time, and he hopes to finish Galvao…

March 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

While there is no UFC event this coming weekend, MMA fans will still have plenty to watch on both Friday and Saturday evening, as Bellator and WSOF both have card headlined by solid title fights. The action will kick off on Friday with Bellator 135, where Joe Warren defends his bantamweight title against a familiar…

March 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 97 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome a pair of Bellator fighters both training out of Factory X in Colorad. First up, Bellator bantamweight champion Joe Warren joins us to discuss his rematch against Marcos Galvao this Friday at Bellator 135. Then middleweight fighter Brian “The…

October 12th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 74, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Battlegrounds MMA tournament winner Roan Carneiro to discuss his controversial fine from the Oklahoma commission. Then TUF Nations winner Elias Theodorou joins the show to talk all about his victory over Bruno Santos last weekend at the UFC’s inaugural event in Halifax. The Big Three 1)  …

October 11th, 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 Bellator 128 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Joe Warren wins by decision (+755) In the main event of Bellator 128,…

October 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 128 took place Friday night at Winstar Casino Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma, and the card overall was solid as it featured a fantastic main event as well as a few other slick finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, two underdogs and two favorites won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

October 10th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Eduardo Dantas is one of the top-ranked bantamweights in the world. But even the best fighters can be suckered into a war of words with Joe Warren. The talented Brazilian has been sidelined for several months after suffering a head injury in training which not only kept him from defending his Bellator Bantamweight title but…

October 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of Bellator 128 is a five-round title unification bout between Bellator bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas and interim champ Joe Warren. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Dantas is a -500 favorite (bet $500 to win $100) while Warren is a +435 underdog (bet $100 to win $435). MMA linesetter…

October 9th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Bellator 128 Date: October 10, 2014 Arena: WinStar World Casino and Resort City: Thackerville, OK Bantamweight bout: Eduardo Dantas (-535) vs Joe Warren (+385) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the Bellator 128 main card will be a five round match-up that will unify the Bellator bantamweight titles, when champion Eduardo Dantas takes on interim champ Joe Warren….

October 8th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Bellator continues their yo-yo between bouts that are simply fun, and bouts that are relevant. This week we get the latter, as top 10 bantamweight in the world, Bellator champion Eduardo Dantas returns to action for just the second time in 2014 against interim champ Joe Warren. Both men have been plagued with concussion issues…

May 4th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 51 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome National Post boxing reporter Rory Barrs (@rorybarrs) to recap all the action from last night’s Mayweather Jr. vs. Maidana boxing fight. The Big Three 1) Joe Warren wins interim Bellator 135lb title. Did he show enough that he could defeat Eduardo Dantas? 2) Bibiano…

May 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 118 took place tonight at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ, and the event overall was exciting as it provided a number of high-level finishes for the fans’ delight. Of the five bouts on the card with betting lines available, all five favorites cashed out. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 118 based…

May 2nd, 2014
Jason Nawara

After a two week absence, Bellator has made it’s way to Revel Atlantic City for a bantamweight title fight and a smattering of tournament bouts in the light heavyweight and welterweight divisions. This is an underrated show. I’m calling it. In the main event, we have former Bellator featherweight champion, Joe Warren (10-3) who in…

May 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of Bellator 118 is a five-round title fight for the interim Bellator bantamweight championship between Joe Warren and Rafael “Morcego” Silva. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Warren as a -150 favorite (bet $150 to win $100) while Silva is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win $140). MMA…

May 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

A light heavyweight tournament quarterfinal at Bellator 118 features Liam McGeary vs. “Crazy” Mike Mucitelli. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists McGeary as a -230 favorite (bet $230 to win $100) while Mucitelli is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally opened up McGeary at -210…

May 1st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 50 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome newly signed Titan FC 170lb fighter Ben “Killa B” Saunders (@bensaundersMMA) to talk about  Bellator, Titan FC & Street Fighter II. Then referee and judge Brian Beauchamp joins the show again to talk about his upcoming assignments and gives us clarification on the…

May 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

A bantamweight feature fight at Bellator 118 features Marcos “Loro” Galvao against Thomas “The Die Hard Kidd” Vasquez. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Galvao as a -610 favorite (bet $610 to win $100) while Vasquez is a +425 underdog (bet $100 to win $425). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally opened up…

April 30th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Bellator 118 Date: May 2, 2014 Arena: Revel Casino Hotel City: Atlantic City, NJ Interim Bantamweight title bout: Joe Warren (-175) vs Rafael Silva (+135) Fight Breakdown: The main event for Bellator 118 will be a match-up for the promotions interim bantamweight title. Joe Warren was set to face bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas for the…

April 29th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Although an injury to Bellator’s bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas forced him to drop out of his scheduled title defense with Joe Warren, the organization recovered swiftly and made what could even be considered a more interesting bout. Rafael Silva will step in on short notice to take on Warren for the interim bantamweight title. While…

November 10th, 2013
Miguel

Bellator 107 went down this past Friday night (Nov. 8, 2013), with season nine tournament finals in the Heavyweight, Middleweight and Bantamweight divisions. The Heavyweight tournament saw Cheick Kongo take out Peter Graham, while the Bantamweight tourney saw Joe Warren earn a TKO victory over Travis Marks and Brennan Ward beat Mikkel Parlo via second…

November 8th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 107 is in the books, and not one, not two but three future title challengers were crowned in the bantamweight, middleweight and heavyweight divisions. Overall, four betting favorites hit while one underdog scored in a pretty entertaining night of fights. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 107 based on the closing results at 5Dimes Sportsbook: Bellator…

November 8th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Bellator 107 Date: November 8, 2013 Arena: Winstar World Casino City: Thackerville, Oklahoma Bantamweight bout: Joe Warren (-140) vs Travis Marx (+130) Fight Breakdown: The Bellator 107 main card will feature the final for the Bellator bantamweight tournament, where American grapplers Joe Warren and Travis Marx will square off against each other. Warren is currently…

November 8th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Bellator 107 comes from the renowned Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, as the finals to the heavyweight,  bantamweight, and middleweight tournaments will all come to a close. Let’s jump right in. Headlining the show is former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo (19-8-2), and will be fighting former K-1 fighter Peter Graham (10-5). This tournament was…

November 6th, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today opened the complete betting lines for the Bellator 107 card at 5Dimes Sportsbook, and here they are below. ———————– BELLATOR 107: KONGO vs. GRAHAM November 8, 2013 – Winstar World Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma ——————– MAIN CARD Cheick Kongo -140 (Heavyweight tournament final) Peter Graham +100 Joe Warren -210 (Bantamweight tournament final)…

October 31st, 2013
Adam Martin.

Bellator yesterday announced that the headliner for the Nov. 15 Bellator 108 show will be a three-round bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and the newly-signed Joey Beltran, who was cut from the UFC a few weeks ago following a decision loss to Fabio Maldonado at UFC Fight Night 29. The…

October 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of three title fights at this weekend’s Bellator 106 event is a five-round fight for the Bellator featherweight championship between titleholder Pat Curran and challenger Daniel Straus. The current betting line for the fight sees Curran as a -350 betting favorite (bet $350 to win $100), while Straus is a +250 dog (bet $100…

October 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

A number of Bellator‘s season nine (and summer series) tournaments have their final matches set, and today I’m going to give an early-bird preview on all of the ones set for the rest of season nine, minus those scheduled for the Bellator 106 PPV event. Joe Warren vs. Travis Marx — season nine bantamweight final…

September 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Bellator 101 took place in Portland, Oregon tonight and the event was a lot of fun to watch, with four men moving onto the semifinals of the lightweight tournament and one of the promotion’s stars winning in the main event. Overall, all seven favorites on the card won while zero underdogs cashed in a card full…

September 27th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Bellator 101 Date: September 27, 2013 Arena: Moda Center at Rose Quarter City: Portland, Oregon Bantamweight bout: Joe Warren (-580) vs Nick Kirk (+440) Fight Breakdown: The main event for Bellator 101 is a bout between Joe Warren and Nick Kirk in the opening round of the promotion’s bantamweight tournament. Warren is currently the favorite…

September 26th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Bellator just keeps on rolling, and this week (Sept. 27, 2013) it’s Bellator 101, coming to us from Portland, Oregon on Spike TV. This time around we will have the return of former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Warren, who will be fighting in the bantamweight tournament, and the start of the Season 9 featherweight tournament….

September 24th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

The ball keeps rolling on Bellator’s ninth season this Friday, as Bellator 101 (which is the organization’s actual 100th event, FYI) heads to Portland, Oregon for the opening round of the Lightweight tournament, and a Bantamweight tournament main event as well. The Lightweight tournament features some faces who will be familiar to the Spike TV…

September 7th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Bantamweight and ‘Fight Master’ coach, Joe Warren. Unfortunately Warren was pulled from his Bellator 98 bout with Nick Kirk this morning by the Mohegan athletic commission. The interview covers far more than just the Kirk bout, as Warren and Trigg discuss ‘Fight Master’, Olympic wrestling, and where Warren’s…

September 6th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Bellator today announced that bantamweight semifinalist Joe Warren has been pulled from tomorrow’s Bellator 98 card,  after the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Counsel deemed him medically unfit to compete and wouldn’t grant him the right to fight Nick Kirk in what was scheduled to be the co-main event of the evening. The bout between…

September 6th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Bellator 98 Date: September 4, 2013 Arena: Mohegan Sun Arena City: Uncasville, Connecticutl Bantamweight bout: Joe Warren (-1000) vs Nick Kirk (+650) Fight Breakdown: Bellator 98 features a main card match-up between Joe Warren and Nick Kirk in the opening round of the promotion’s Bantamweight tournament. Warren is currently the very heavy favorite at -1000…

September 4th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Bellator returns to the MMA world with a rare Saturday night offering that will kick start their season nine slate of tournaments. The culmination of the season is of course the November 2nd PPV card featuring Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez in a rematch of their November 2011 epic. Before we get to that PPV…

November 8th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Bellator 80 Matchup: Joe Warren (-1050) vs. Owen Evinger (+650) Location: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, Florida Time: 8 p.m. (ET) How to watch: Spike.com, MTV2 TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Joe “The Baddest Man on the Planet” Warren MMA Record: 7-3 Bellator Record: 5-2 Age: 35 Nationality: American Height: 5-5 Weight: 135 pounds Style: Greco-Roman Wrestling Camp: Team Quest Strengths: Wrestling, heart, strength, warrior…