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May 3rd, 2019
James Lynch

Fighters predict the lightweight main event – Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone vs. Al Iaquinta on May 4th. See who picked who below…     You can SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube channel here http://goo.gl/pKtcBU Kevin Lee – UFC welterweight – 00:00:16 Curtis Blaydes – UFC heavyweight – 00:00:37 King Mo – Bellator / RIZIN light heavyweight –…

April 3rd, 2017
James Lynch

Ryan Bader to make Bellator debut against King Mo on June 24th  On the Spike TV broadcast last Friday night, Bellator announced that newly-signed light heavyweight Ryan Bader will take on Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal in his promotional debut at Bellator 180 on June 24th in New York’s Madison Square Garden. Bader (22-5) is coming…

March 31st, 2017
James Lynch

Bellator 175 took place Friday night (March 31, 2017) in Rosemont, Illinois. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites were victorious, with none of the underdogs able to play spoiler based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight… Favorites That Won In the main event, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal edged out Quinton “Rampage”…

March 31st, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II Date: March 31, 2017 Arena: Allstate Arena City: Rosemont, IL Bellator Fighting Championship (Bellator FC) heads to Rosemont, IL outside Chicago this Friday (March 31, 2017) for Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II. The five-fight main card is set to kick off at 9 p.m. ET on Spike…

March 31st, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II Date: March 31, 2017 Arena: Allstate Arena City: Rosemont, IL Bellator Fighting Championship (Bellator FC) heads to Rosemont, IL outside Chicago this Friday (March 31, 2017) for Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II. The five-fight main card is set to kick off at 9 p.m. ET on Spike…

March 30th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests each week in mixed martial arts. In the latest installment, we look at the main event of Bellator 175 as “King Mo” Muhammad Lawal takes on Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Muhammad Lawal (Record: 20-6, -335 Favorite) The Bellator MMA light heavyweight was one of the…

March 29th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

After a brief lull in MMA, things start to pick up this weekend as Bellator returns with a high profile main event on Friday night (March 31, 2017). Once one of the biggest stars in the sport, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson doesn’t possess the profile that he once had. A prolonged legal battle between Bellator and…

March 25th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with  Bellator 175 headliner Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal ahead of his rematch against Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Friday (March 31, 2017).     “The [conference call] today I thought was lame. I came with heat because I always come with something original. Quinton comes with the same ass, tired ass s**t like always. ‘Oh you won’t stand and…

March 24th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 175 headliner Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson ahead of his rematch against Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal next Friday (March 31, 2017).     “[King Mo] is not going to want to keep this on the feet. Even if he’s telling himself he wants to bang with me and stuff like that. I don’t think he’ll…

January 23rd, 2017
James Lynch

Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen video highlights Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen full fight video highlights https://t.co/MWnsyCxRs8 #UFC pic.twitter.com/dHMmUT6asx — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) January 22, 2017 Paul Daley vs. Brendan Ward video highlights  Paul Daley vs. Brennan Ward full fight video highlights https://t.co/mTVCrrmujg #UFC pic.twitter.com/UC0EFaA7Qw — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) January 22, 2017 Bellator 170 post-fight…

December 28th, 2016
Matty

RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2016: 2nd Round Venue: Saitama Super Arena Location: Saitama, Japan 1:00 AM ET The RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix continues early Thursday morning from Japan with mostly second-round action from Saitama Super Arena. Among the notable names on the card include Mirko Cro Cop and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal battling each other along…

December 20th, 2016
James Lynch

Mirko Cro Cop vs. King Mo Lawal set for RIZIN openweight Grand Prix With Wanderlei Silva and Shane Carwin out of the RIZIN openweight tournament, the organization’s officials announced new matchups for the tournament, including Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipović vs. Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal. Other quarterfinal matchups include Heath Herring vs. Amir Aliakbari and Szymon Bajor vs. Valentin…

December 15th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Bellator continues their global expansion this week, as the circular cage heads to Dublin, Ireland for the first time to host Bellator 169. The show features some of the better Irish prospects yet to be snapped up by the UFC, as well as a main event which seems out of place for a region mostly…

October 13th, 2016
James Lynch

Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes set for UFC 207 UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on “The Herd” with Colin Cowherd on FS1 that former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will return at UFC 207 against current champion Amanda Nunes. In addition our own Nick Kalikas released the opening line for the championship matchup via ESPN.  Rousey…

May 12th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 154 light heavyweight King Mo Lawal as he prepares for his upcoming main event this Saturday night (May 14, 2016) against Phil Davis at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion feels he has a big edge in pure punching power and he…

December 31st, 2015
James Lynch

Quick results for Rizin Fighting Federation 1: Day 2 – (Footage Courtesy RIZIN/ Fights Fights and Fights)  Fedor Emelianenko def. Jaideep Singh via TKO (Strikes, Round 1) Muhammed Lawal def. Jiri Prochazka via KO (Strikes, Round 1) Kron Gracie def Asen Yamamoto via Submission (Triangle Choke, Round 1) Andy Souwer def. Yuichiro Nagashima via KO (Strikes, Round…

December 29th, 2015
James Lynch

Quick results for Rizin Fighting Federation 1: Day 1 – (GIF’s Courtesy @ZProphet_MMA)  Shinya Aoki def. Kazushi Sakuraba via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 5:56 Kazushi Sakuraba vs Shinya Aoki #RizinFF #Rizin pic.twitter.com/jdcdO4TkuD — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) December 29, 2015 Jiri Prochazka def. Satoshi Ishii via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 1:36 – heavyweight tournament opening round…

December 10th, 2015
James Lynch

Titan FC 36 event on Dec. 18th cancelled Shocking news came out yesterday evening that Titan FC 36, headlined by Tim Elliott taking on Pedro Nobre for the flyweight title, had been cancelled. Titan FC first made the announcement on Twitter. Unfortunately we have had to cancel #TitanFC36 on #December18. We will be releasing a statement shortly. Look…

September 18th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 142 light heavyweight “King Mo” Lawal as he prepares for his upcoming single night tournament this Saturday night (September 19, 2015) beginning with a bout against Linton Vassell at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion discussed how he plans on dealing with a significantly larger opponent…

September 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator MMA is picking up momentum in the latter half of 2015 as the promotion is bringing back a one-night tournament for its 142nd event, which will take place in San Jose, California on September 19th. Bellator 142: Dynamite will feature a light heavyweight title bout between champion Liam McGeary and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz. McGeary took the…

February 27th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 134 heavyweight King Mo Lawal about his upcoming main card bout tonight (February 27, 2015) against Cheick Kongo at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion expects a tough task as he steps up in weight against the heavier, taller and longer Kongo:…

February 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The British are coming! The British are coming! Well… the British who aren’t injured or haven’t had their fights cancelled for some other reason are coming. Alright, three British dudes are coming. Liam McGeary, Paul Daley (on his second scheduled bout) and Linton Vassell will be flying the Union Jack at Bellator 134 against an…

November 15th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 131 light heavyweight King Mo Lawal as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Joe Vedepo tonight (November 15, 2014) at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion is still holding a grudge against Rampage Jackson, who scored a…

September 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

While the preliminary portion of UFC Fight Night 50 is going down just 20 minutes away at Foxwoods Casino, Bellator will be live on Spike TV with their four-fight main card from the Mohegan Sun starting at 8pm ET. The scheduling of these two events is almost perfect for MMA fans, as the Bellator main…

September 3rd, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 123 light heavyweight King Mo Lawal as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Dustin Jacoby this Friday (September 5th, 2014) at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Editor’s note: This interview took place when Lawal was expecting to fight Marcus Surza. Surza got injured and…

September 3rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

Bellator 123 Date: September 5, 2014 Arena: Mohegan Sun Casino City: Uncasville, CT Bellator Fighting Championships returns Friday night from the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut for Bellator 123. The event will feature a four-fight main card that will be headlined by a five-round featherweight title bout between challenger Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and champion Pat…

September 2nd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

There’s already been one Bellator card since Scott Coker took over the reins of the promotion early this year, but Bellator 123 is the first event that Coker has really been able to put his stamp on. With that in mind, this looks very much like a Strikeforce card. It’s headlined by a solid title…

August 12th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

A couple days ago it was announced that Titan FC had allowed Ben Saunders to re-sign with the UFC after struggling to find a replacement opponent for him on their Titan FC 29 card. That event was scheduled for August 29th, and it was assumed the UFC would be looking to get him a bout…

August 5th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Hello everyone and welcome to yet another MMA podcast hosted on MMAOddsBreaker.com. The Verbal Submission has been around for nearly four years now and is hosted by yours truly. What can you expect from this show? Get to know new fighters – We search out top prospects and lesser known fighters to help give them…

May 19th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 53 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome The MMA Report’s Jason Floyd (@Jason_Floyd) to recap Bellator’s first pay-per view from Mississippi, as he was there covering the event this past weekend. The Big Three 1) Rampage beats King Mo by controversial decision in the main event of Bellator 120. How…

May 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event and certain Bellator events, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here are the three surprises and the three disappointments from Bellator 120. Surprises Will Brooks — The co-main event of Bellator 120 saw a massive upset take place as…

May 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event and certain Bellator events that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here’s five crazy Bellator 120 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Rampage Jackson wins by decision (+169) In the main…

May 18th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Bellator finally made it to pay-per-view on Saturday night, and the results seemed very appropriate for a promotion which over the years has managed to put on numerous exciting fights and memorable moments, yet has failed to gain the amount of traction one might expect from the world’s second-biggest MMA organization. There was a time…

May 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 120 took place tonight at Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, and Bellator’s first-ever PPV proved to be a weird, yet overall entertaining way to spend a Saturday night. Overall, four favorites won while five underdogs came through. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 120 based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Bellator 120 Favorites…

May 17th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Bellator 120 Date: May 17, 2014 Arena: Landers Center City: Southaven, MI Bellator will be live on Pay Per View for the first time in the promotions history with Bellator 120 in Southaven, MI. The main card will go live at 10pm ET. If interested in wagering on these fights, you may do so at…

May 17th, 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…

May 16th, 2014
Jason Nawara

Wow, so here we are; Southhaven, Mississippi. It’s the site of the first Bellator PPV after much turbulence. While Eddie Alvarez is out of his trilogy fight with Michael Chandler, thus changing the main event to King Mo vs. Rampage, this card still has plenty of action for fans of all types. With a strange…

May 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of Bellator 120 is a three-round light heavyweight tournament final between former UFC light heavyweight champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and former Strikeforce lightweight champ Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Jackson as a -255 favorite (bet $255 to win $100) while Lawal is a +215…

May 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card matchups at Bellator 120 is a three-round light heavyweight bout between Bellator middleweight champion Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko, who is moving up in weight for the fight, and former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito “The People’s Champion” Ortiz. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Shlemenko as a -460…

May 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of Bellator 120 is a five-round title fight for the interim Bellator lightweight championship between former titleholder Michael Chandler and tournament winner Will “Ill” Brooks. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Chandler as a -900 favorite (bet $900 to win $100) while Brooks is a +500 underdog (bet $100…

May 16th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Yesterday, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting lines for the main card of Bellator’s upcoming pay-per-view card, featuring Michael Chandler and Will Brooks in an interim lightweight title bout, as well as the “freakshow” fight between Alexander Shlemenko and Tito Ortiz. However, before the organization heads over to PPV at 10pm, they have a…

May 13th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

It seems as though this past Saturday had almost as big an impact on Bellator’s upcoming pay-per-view effort as this coming Saturday — the actual night of the fights — will have. Of course, that was when it was announced that Eddie Alvarez was forced out of the main event of Bellator 120 and his…

May 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

This weekend’s Bellator pay-per-view event is still on, but not without some last-minute changes to the card. During a media conference call this past Saturday night, Bellator announced that lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has a concussion and is out of the main event of Bellator 120, which takes place this coming in Saturday in Mississippi….

March 7th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 41 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome @RFAFighting matchmaker Scott Cutbirth (@rfacuthbirth) and RFA featherweight fighter Dan Moret (@DanHitman) to talk about the upcoming RFA 13: Cochrane vs. Escudero event this Friday night. The Big Three 1) Was Kim’s KO on Hathaway KOTY? Is Kim a title contender? 2) Nevada has…

February 28th, 2014
Jason Nawara

Another year, another return to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut for Bellator. This time the Connecticut blue bloods will host a light heavyweight tournament that is arguably the best Bellator has ever produced, with King Mo, Rampage, former champion Christian M’Pumbu and Mikhail Zayats rounding out the 2-round tourny. Let’s jump right into…

February 27th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 110 light heavyweight “King Mo” Lawal as he prepares for his main card tournament semifinal bout tomorrow night (February 28, 2014) against Mikhail Zayats at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. The former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion knows he has a tough test in front of him, but…

February 25th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Bellator returns to Spike TV for its tenth season this Friday, as Bellator 110 kicks off both the light heavyweight and featherweight tournaments. With some of the organization’s most notable fighters featured on this card it should be an excellent way to get back into the MMA consciousness. While the light heavyweight tournament features the…

January 12th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 35 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA music producer Mikey Rukus (@MikeyRukus) who produces custom tracks for MMA fighters. Later we welcome MMA referee and judge Brian Beauchamp to discuss about  his upcoming reffing assignment and clarification on the unified rules. The Big Three 1) WSOF challenges Bellator…

December 8th, 2013
James Lynch

This week for Episode 30 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome special guest, UFC lightweight Bobby “King” Green who talks about his upcoming fight this Saturday against Pat Healy at UFC on FOX 9. Also we talk about all the fallout from all the combat sports action this weekend, including…

November 4th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Bellator 106 took place this past Saturday night (Nov. 2, 2013) and we had an up and down night with suggested bets. Our first bet for the Bellator 106 card was a moderate play on Akop Stepanyan -180, who I’m starting to think has the worst luck in MMA history. Every fight he has lost,…

November 3rd, 2013
Miguel

When Bellator 106 ended last night (Nov. 2, 2013), there were three new champions crowned, and the company took a nice step forward in terms of competition. In the final accounting, Eddie Alvarez had taken back his Lightweight belt from Michael Chandler, Daniel Straus had upended Featherweight belt-holder Pat Curran and Emanuel Newton outlasted King…

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