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March 11th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin recap UFC Wichita and answer all of your MMA questions. Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy. Check out their clothes at Amazon here  Watch today’s show below at YouTube.

March 6th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin preview UFC Wichita and answer all of your MMA questions. Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy. Check out their clothes at Amazon here  Watch today’s show below at YouTube.

December 1st, 2018
Staff

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2018 and just like last year, we’re keeping a running tally of our staff’s fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. After 35 events thus far, we have quite a battle brewing for the top spot. Brian Hemminger remains at the top, currently in first place with an…

November 27th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 142 takes place Saturday, December 1 at Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the complete odds for the card, and here they are. UFC Fight Night 142 Opening Odds Junior dos Santos -135 Tai Tuivasa -105 Mark Hunt -155 Justin Willis +115 Tyson Pedro -210 Mauricio…

February 7th, 2017
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos rematch set for UFC 211 According to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, Stipe Miocic’s next title defense will come against the last opponent who defeated him, Junior Dos Santos. The rematch will occur May 13th at UFC 211. Miocic (16-2) won the UFC heavyweight title last year at UFC 198, when…

April 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Video Highlights: Junior dos Santos vs. Ben Rothwell  Video Highlights: Derrick Lewis vs. Gabriel Gonzaga   Video Highlights: Francis Ngannou vs. Curtis Blaydes   Kevin Souza replaces Derek Campos in Saturday’s Bellator 152 main event MMAJunkie’s Mike Bohn reported Monday that Bellator has signed UFC veteran Kevin Souza, and he will replace Derek Campos in the main…

April 10th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 151 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by Bleacher Reports’ Mike Chiappetta to discuss his recent article ‘The Grass Is Greener’ regarding MMA free agency. Then we’re joined by Canadian fighter Julia Budd who takes on Marloes Coenen at Bellator 155 for the…

April 9th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Sundays UFC Fight Night 86 main event between Junior Dos Santos and Ben Rothwell. I spoke to the following fighters. Jeremy May – M-1 Global heavyweight 00:00:09 Adam Milstead – UFC heavyweight 00:00:41 Anthony Gutierrez – Titan FC bantamweight…

April 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 86: “Dos Santos vs Rothwell” takes place today (Saturday, April 9, 2016) from inside Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 11:30 am ET. The event is headlined by a heavyweight bout between Ben Rothwell and Junior dos Santos. UFC Fight Night…

April 8th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at Sunday’s main event as a pivotal heavyweight bout takes place between former champion Junior dos Santos and surging American Ben Rothwell. This is a key clash in the…

April 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC Fight Night 86 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for…

April 7th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After a couple weeks off for both the UFC and The MMA Analysis, this week sees a return for each. The UFC will be heading to Croatia for the first time for a card heavy on… well, heavyweights. With all the newcomers to the UFC on this card as well, Lance is truly in his…

April 5th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Sunday, April 10th will mark the first time the UFC has set up the Octagon in Croatia. UFC Fight Night 86 will air from Mirko CroCop’s stomping grounds with a card that relies heavily on the legend’s division. Four of the six main card bouts will take place in the heavyweight division, headlined by the…

February 14th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 144 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and our NEW sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by MMA legend Ken Shamrock who discusses his upcoming trilogy fight with Royce Gracie at Bellator 149 on Feb. 19th. Then we’re joined by UFC featherweight Chas Skelly who has an upcoming…

February 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

While Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn’t holding any events this weekend, there are still plenty of huge fights taking place in the next few months. UFC Fight Night 86 will occur on April 10th, and features the heavyweight slugfest between former champion Junior dos Santos and the surging Ben Rothwell. Dos Santos most recently lost via second…

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Ben Rothwell vs. Junior Dos Santos headlines UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia UFC officials announced this morning that former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will be taking on Ben Rothwell. Dos Santos (17-4) is coming off a surprising TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 17 this past December. Rothwell (36-9) meanwhile has won…

December 17th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Following the biggest weekend in UFC history, only one event remains on the calendar for the top MMA promotion in 2015. The MMA Analysis takes a look at UFC on Fox 17 in an attempt to end the year on a winning note. The show may have also collectively decided to hand out the first…

August 26th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Well, this one just got interesting. Last week it was reported that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be competing on the TUF 22 Finale, but for some reason the third and ninth ranked lightweights wouldn’t be the main event of the card. That got people wondering what the main event would be, as Nurmagomedov’s…

December 15th, 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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC on FOX 13. Surprises Stipe Miocic — Not many people were giving Stipe Miocic much of a chance to…

December 15th, 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 UFC on FOX 13 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Junior dos Santos wins by any decision (+600)/JDS wins by…

December 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This weekend was an interesting one in the two extremes of UFC weight classes. Friday night’s TUF 20 Finale focused almost exclusively on the women’s strawweight division, crowning the first champion at that weight. Saturday things went to the completely opposite end of the spectrum, as heavyweights more than double the size of the women…

December 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 13 took place Saturday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, and overall it was a terrific fight card that featured a number of standout performances, big-time upsets and brutal finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a…

December 13th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC on Fox 13. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1. Nate Diaz vs. Donald Cerrone – UFC 141 Upcoming Bout: Nate Diaz…

December 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC on FOX 13 is a five-round heavyweight bout between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, JDS is a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Miocic is a +325 underdog (bet $100 to win $325). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

December 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full preliminary card betting odds for UFC on FOX 13 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a betting preview of the evening’s nine-fight preliminary card. John Moraga vs. Willie Gates In a flyweight matchup, John Moraga meets UFC newcomer Willie Gates. Moraga opened at -400, Gates +280. Now Moraga is -420 while Gates is +335. Moraga…

December 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full main card betting odds for UFC on FOX 13 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a betting preview of the evening’s four-fight main card. Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic The main event of UFC on FOX 13 pits the former champ Junior dos Santos against rising contender Stipe Miocic in a heavyweight matchup. JDS…

December 9th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

After the UFC’s newest champion is determined on Friday night in Las Vegas, the Octagon moves one state over for the organization’s latest offering on FOX the next evening. The main event of UFC on FOX 13 should have serious implications on the heavyweight title picture as former champion Junior dos Santos attempts to hold…

November 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC On FOX 13: Dos Santos vs. Miocic Date: December 13 2014 Location: Phoenix, Arizona Venue: U.S. Airways Center Broadcast: FOX UFC Heavyweight Contender Junior dos Santos Junior dos Santos (16-2) is physically one of the most gifted fighters in the UFC. The former UFC heavyweight champion of the world, JDS has it all – a black…

September 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 13 is turning into quite a “big” event, as the promotion added two more gigantic heavyweight fights to the card. And for Monday’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic, UFC on FOX 13 The main event of UFC on FOX 13…

June 3rd, 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 the TUF Brazil 3 Finale Surprises Warlley Alves — In the finals of the TUF Brazil 3 middleweight tournament, Warlley Alves defeated…

June 1st, 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 TUF Brazil 3 Finale bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Stipe Miocic wins in round one (+250) In the main event of…

June 1st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 55 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome back the man, the myth, the legend @FrontRowBrian to the show to talk all about Wanderlei Silva’s removal from UFC 175 and his thoughts on the double UFC events on Saturday.   The Big Three 1) Stipe Miocic makes defeats Fabio Maldonado. What’s next for both fighters? 2) Gegard Mousasi…

June 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The TUF Brazil 3 Finale took place tonight from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and the card overall was solid as it featured a number of cool finishes, although the main event was a bit of a letdown as it didn’t even last a minute. Overall, 10 favorites won while two underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap…

May 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of the TUF Brazil 3 Finale is a five-round heavyweight bout between Stipe Miocic and Fabio “The Iron Hillbilly” Maldonado. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Miocic as a -500 favorite (bet $500 to win $100) while Maldonado is a +400 underdog (bet $100 to win $400). MMA oddsmaker…

May 7th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Fabio Maldonado is never one to back down from a challenge, and later this month he’ll be taking on the biggest challenge of his career to date — literally. The UFC yesterday announced that Maldonado, an unranked light heavyweight fighter, will be moving up to heavyweight to take on top-10 heavyweight Stipe Miocic in the…

May 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

TUF BRAZIL 3 FINALE: DOS SANTOS VS. MIOCIC Date: May 31, 2014 Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Venue: Ginasio do Ibirapuera Broadcast: FOX Sports 1 UFC Heavyweight Junior dos Santos (-380) Junior dos Santos (16-2) is physically one of the most gifted fighters in the UFC. The former heavyweight champion (and owner of the longest win streaks in UFC history…

April 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A whole slew of changes were yesterday revealed for a number of upcoming UFC fight cards, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll break those changes down. The first change, and most significant, is the UFC moving the light heavyweight bout between TUF Brazil 3 coaches Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva from the TUF Brazil…

March 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced two huge fights for upcoming May events, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll briefly break the fights down and give my initial leans (which is of course subject to change). Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic, UFC 173 The UFC yesterday officially revealed the co-main event of UFC 173,…

February 2nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 38 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Bryan Levick (@BryanLevickMMA), the co-host of Alchemist Radio to talk about how he became involved in MMA industry. Also Bryan helps to recap the major storylines from UFC 169 and discusses Titan FC’s upcoming event. The Big Three 1) Aldo defeats Lamas with…

December 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

An intriguing rumor is making the rounds during fight week in Las Vegas on the eve of UFC 168, and it concerns the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. It all started earlier in the week, when a fan on the underground posted that Lesnar wanted to return to the UFC. The rumor…

December 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

2013 was an amazing year as far as MMA action went, and one of the main reasons for that is the number of high-quality knockouts that we all got to witness. I’m not going to choose just one knockout in this article, but instead I will list off a number of highlight-reel KOs that I…

October 20th, 2013
Miguel

Last night (Oct. 19, 2013) at the UFC 166, Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez consolidated his grip on the belt by finishing Junior Dos Santos in the fifth round. For Velasquez, it was another dominant win, as Dos Santos was not able to mount much offense after shaking Velasquez up with punches in the first round….

October 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 166 took place tonight at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, and it turned out to be one of the best cards of the year with a number of exciting fights and knockout finishes. Overall, 11 betting favorites won while just two underdogs hit. Here’s a betting recap of UFC 166 based on the closing odds…

October 19th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 166 Date: Octber 19, 2013 Arena: Toyota Center City: Houston TX Heavyweight title bout: Cain Velasquez (-190) vs Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos (+165) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 166 will be a rubber match between two of the baddest men in the world, when Champion Cain Velasquez defends his title against the…

October 18th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 166 October 19, 2013 Heavyweight Championship: Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  It’s a trilogy fight that people actually want to see, and a fitting matchup between the two most dominant men in the heavyweight division. The score is tied between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos…

October 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 166 Toyota Center: Houston, Texas, USA Saturday, October 19, 2013 UFC heavyweight championship bout (five rounds): Cain Velasquez (-200) vs. Junior dos Santos (+170) Fight Breakdown: The main event of UFC 166 is a five-round fight for the UFC heavyweight championship between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos. Velasquez is a -200 favorite (bet $200 to…

October 18th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brian Hemminger were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 166 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and MMAOddsbreaker managing editor joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Heavyweight Title Bout (c) Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Heavyweight Bout…

October 18th, 2013
Staff

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the Cain Velasquez vs Junior dos Santos Heavyweight title match-up at UFC 166. To gain access to Luca’s Premium picks and the full MMA Oddscast with MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, click here.

October 18th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This weekend Houston, Texas will play host to one of the best events the UFC has put on all year. UFC 166 features top level talent all through the main card and preliminary fights, and is topped off by the trilogy fight between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and former champ Junior dos Santos. While the…

October 18th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s high profile fall schedule keeps moving along as UFC 166 features a Heavyweight Title main event. After meeting for the first time less than two years ago, fans will be treated to the trilogy match between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos in Houston, Texas. The dominance of these two men over the…

October 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The prop betting lines for the full UFC 166 card haven’t been released yet, but most of the props for the main card have, and today I’ll mention five proposition bets that I think are worth a stab. Here’s five UFC 166 main card prop bets to take a look at based on the current…

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