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November 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC Fight Night 98 lightweight headliner Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson. Click below to see who picked who. Jimmie Rivera – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:09 Belal Muhammad – UFC welterweight – 00:00:16 Peter & Max Barrett – Cage Titan LW & BW – 00:00:24 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:00:42 Mike De La Torre –…

October 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC 204 middleweight title fight between champion Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson . Click below to see who picked who. Ian McCall – UFC flyweight – 00:00:09 John Howard – WSOF welterweight – 00:00:33 Belal Muhammad – UFC welterweight – 00:01:07 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:01:25 Joey Gomez – UFC bantamweight – 00:01:45 Marques Jackson…

October 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

John Howard (24-12) discusses his upcoming fight against Abubakar Nurmagomedov (12-1) at WSOF 33 on October 7th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  John also talks about his successful WSOF debut back in June, some of the movies he’s been working on this summer and suffering from Autism.

July 29th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 201 welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley. I spoke to the following fighters. John “Doomsday” Howard – WSOF welterweight – 00:00:09 Mike “Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight – 00:00:42 Chris Camozzi – UFC…

June 9th, 2016
James Lynch

John Howard seeks new opponent after Thiago Meller injured for WSOF 31 MMAJunkie reported Wednesday that Thiago Meller (20-7) has been forced to withdraw from his bout with UFC veteran John Howard due to injury. WSOF 31 takes place June 17 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Here’s an updated look at the card. MAIN CARD (NBCSN,…

June 8th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with World Series of Fighting welterweight John Howard as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout next Friday night (June 17, 2016) against Thiago Meller at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The UFC veteran discovered a big revelation during some recent medical testing while preparing for his upcoming…

April 13th, 2016
James Lynch

B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199 Yahoo! Sports reported Tuesday that B.J. Penn makes his much anticipated return at UFC 199 against Dennis Siver. Penn (16-10-2) returns from a two-year layoff and is coming off a third round TKO loss to Frankie Edgar. The 37-year old has lost four straight fights and hasn’t…

March 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Glover Texieria replaces Shogun against Rashad Evans at UFC Fight Night Tampa Damon Martin of FOX Sports reported on Wednesday that an injury has forced Mauricio “Shogun” Rua off UFC Fight Night Tampa. Fellow Brazillian Glover Teixeira has be tabbed as the replacement to face Rashad Evans. Teixeira (24-4) is coming off back to back victories over Ovince…

December 5th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC welterweight John Howard (23-11) discusses his upcoming fight against Tim Means (24-7-1) at UFC Fight Night 80 on Dec. 10th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    John also discusses also talks about a variety of other topics including – His win over Cathal Pendred at UFC 189 – His theory as to why Pendred retired from MMA…

November 29th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 133 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by ONE Championship heavyweight fighter Brandon Vera who discusses his upcoming fight with Chi Lewis-Parry on Dec. 11th. Then UFC welterweight John Howard talks about his upcoming fight with Tim Means at UFC Fight Night 80 on Dec. 10th. Also…

July 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 189 is a three-round welterweight bout between Cathal Pendred and John Howard. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Pendred is a -120 favorite (bet $120 to win $100) while Howard is a +100 underdog (bet $100 to win $100). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Pendred at…

June 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Injuries have shaken up the UFC 189 card. Here are the latest changes to the event that is set to take place July 11 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Brandon Thatch vs. Gunnar Nelson, UFC 189 Due to an injury to John Hathaway, Gunnar Nelson was left without an opponent for…

April 2nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced in the past 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all of them. Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz, UFC Fight Night 67 A featherweight bout between Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz, which was originally scheduled to take place at UFC…

January 17th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 59 welterweight John Howard about his upcoming preliminary card bout tomorrow night (Jan. 18, 2015) against Lorenz Larkin at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The veteran and Massachusetts native has experience against plenty of solid strikers, and he feels his superior chin could make all the…

January 11th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 59 is a three-round welterweight bout between Lorenz Larkin and John Howard. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Larkin is a -150 favorite (bet $150 to win $100) while Howard is a +130 underdog (bet $100 to win $130). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Howard…

January 7th, 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? When 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…

November 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced three new fights on Monday, and for Tuesday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list the bouts and give my thoughts on the new announcements. Tom Niinimaki vs. Rony Jason, UFC Fight Night 58 A featherweight bout between Ton Niinmaki and Rony Jason is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 58, which…

September 26th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 178 welterweight John Howard as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout against Brian Ebersole this Saturday (September 27, 2014) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The longtime UFC veteran is coming off a tough loss to Ryan LaFlare, but he feels his high…

September 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 Date: September 27, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 178 will be live on Pay Per View this Saturday at 10pm ET with a five-fight main card, with televised preliminary action kicking off at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1.Interested in wagering on these plays, or any other…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

There are a number of prop bets available for UFC 178, and for Friday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ve scoured through all of the available lines at 5Dimes Sportsbook and have selected five which I think have a good chance of winning. Demetrious Johnson wins inside the distance (+100) In the main event of the evening, Demetrious…

September 25th, 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…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 178 is a three-round welterweight bout between John Howard and Brian Ebersole. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Howard is a -215 favorite (bet $215 to win $100) while Ebersole is a +178 underdog (bet $100 to win $178). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Howard at -180…

July 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new bouts over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on these newly-announced fights. Josh Thomson vs. Bobby Green, UFC on FOX 12 Due to an injury to Michael Johnson, the UFC called upon Bobby Green to fill in for Johnson against…

April 12th, 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 39. Surprises Ramsey Nijem — In the opening main card bout on Fight Pass, Ramsey Nijem absolutely obliterated Beneil…

April 12th, 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 39 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Roy Nelson wins in round one (+200) In the main event of…

April 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 39 took place today from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, and the event was surprisingly a lot of fun considering the relative lack of stars featured on the card. Overall, six favorites won while one dog cashed and one fight was canceled. Here’s a betting recap for UFC Fight Night 39 based on…

April 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

For today’s special edition Fight Day edition of MMA Odds and Ends, I’ve combed through the entire UFC Fight Night 39 prop bets available at 5Dimes Sportsbook and have selected five which I believe have a very good chance of winning. Here they are. Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira doesn’t go three-round distance (-215) In…

April 10th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 39 heavyweight John Howard as he prepares for his main card bout this Friday (April 11, 2014) against Ryan LaFlare at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi. The long-time veteran out of Boston has gone 2-0 in his most recent stint with the UFC, and he’s…

April 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 39 is a five-round heavyweight bout between Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Nelson as a -155 favorite (bet $155 to win $100) while Nogueira is a +135 underdog (bet $100 to win $135). MMA oddsmaker…

April 5th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 39 Date: April 11, 2014 Arena: DU Arena City: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Welterweight bout: Ryan LaFlare (-300) vs John “Doomsday” Howard (+250) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 39 main card will be featuring a welterweight contest between a 30-year old rising prospect and a 31-year old resurging veteran, when…

April 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 39 is a featherweight bout between Clay “The Carpenter” Guida and Tatsuya “Crusher” Kawajiri. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Guida as a -140 favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Kawajiri is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120). MMA oddsmaker originally opened…

April 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 39 is a welterweight bout between Ryan LaFlare and John “Doomsday” Howard. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists LaFlare as a -290 favorite (bet $290 to win $100) while Howard is a +230 underdog (bet $100 to win $230). MMA oddsmaker originally…

March 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas released the betting odds for the four main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 39 over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on all four fights. Also, be sure to keep an eye out for my full-length fight breakdowns for all four fights…

March 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday revealed the official bout order for UFC Fight Night 39, which takes place April 11 in Abu Dhabi. Here it is below. Main Card: Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Clay Guida Ryan LaFlare vs. John Howard Beneil Dariush vs. Ramsey Nijem Prelims: Jared Rosholt vs. Daniel Omielanczuk Johnny…

December 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 168 made us cheer and cringe as it came and went this past weekend (Dec. 28, 2013). Now that the final fight card of the year has concluded, here are some potential match-ups I would be interested in seeing for the winners of the evening… Robbie “Problems” Peralta vs Jimy “The Kid” Hettes –…

December 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 168 can be summed up in one word: unthinkable. So much crazy stuff happened last night that I am still trying to wrap my head around all of it. I mean, who expected the main event to end like that? Sure, many — including myself — were picking Chris Weidman to once against defeat…

December 27th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 168 welterweight John Howard as he prepares for his main card bout tomorrow night (Dec. 28, 2013) against Siyar Bahadurzada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented Boston native was victorious in his UFC return earlier this year against Uriah Hall, but he…

December 26th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the featured preliminary card bouts at UFC 168 is a welterweight fight between strikers Siyar “The Great” Bahadurzada and John “Doomsday” Howard. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook sees Bahadurzada as a -150 betting favorite (bet $150 to win $100), while Howard is a underdog (bet $100 to win $130). MMA…

December 26th, 2013
Adam Martin.

With yesterday being Christmas, there really wasn’t any breaking news or fight announcements to to covered in today’s MMA Odds and Ends. So, instead of giving my usual early leans for all the new fights announced, today I’ll take a look at the UFC 168 prop bets on the board, and point out five of…

October 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC continued their recent pattern of announcing fight matchups over the weekend as a number of new bouts were confirmed by the organization, some of which have the potential to be in the year-end conversation for “Fight of the Year.” Here’s all the recently-announced fights, along with my initial thoughts on all of them….

August 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 26 ended up being one of the most unpredictable MMA events, as six underdogs came through including Chael Sonnen, who submitted Mauricio “Shogun” Rua with an unexpected first-round guillotine choke. That was just one of many crazy prop bets you could have bet on that would have ended up making you a…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Middleweight bout: John Howard (+375) vs Uriah Hall (-515) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 26 main card features a middleweight contest between returning veteran John Howard and TUF season 17 finalist Uriah Hall. Howard is a big underdog at +375 ($100 to win $375) while Hall is a big favorite at -515 ($515 to…

July 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Be careful what you wish for. Former UFC welterweight John Howard, who racked up a 4-3 record in the Octagon before being cut after three-straight losses, is returning to the UFC, a goal of his and something he deserved after winning six of seven fights on the regional circuit. But his return fight is a…