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December 21st, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Sacramento, CA this past Saturday night with UFC on FOX 22: VanZant vs. Waterson. It was an entertaining night of action, despite of the fact that only four of 13 scheduled bouts ended inside the distance. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters…

October 2nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker staff writer Gabe Killian was invited back yet again to the MMA Roasted podcast, co-hosting this week’s episode alongside fellow comedian Adam Hunter. Here’s a description of the episode plus the podcast: Episode description: UFC women’s bantamweight Leslie Smith joins Adam Hunter and co-hosts Gabe Killian and CB Gold to interview Al Iaquinta and discuss a…

May 16th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 198 Video Highlights: Stipe Miocic vs. Fabricio Werdum      UFC 198 Video Highlights: Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort     UFC 198 Video Highlights: Cristiane Justino vs. Leslie Smith     Michael Chandler vs. Patricky ‘Pitbull’ for vacant lightweight title set for Bellator 157 After Bellator decided to cut lightweight champion Will Brooks and make him…

March 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Leslie Smith booked for a 140 pound catchweight bout at UFC 198 UFC officials announced Monday that “Cyborg” Justino is set to make her UFC debut May 14th against Leslie Smith in a 140-pound catchweight matchup. Justino (15-1, 1NC) hasn’t tasted defeat since 2005 and heads into this matchup off a knockout win…

March 28th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With today’s announcement of Cris “Cyborg” Justino making her UFC debut, the upcoming UFC 198 event just keeps getting bigger and bigger. The event is already headlined by a UFC heavyweight title bout between champion Fabricio Werdum and challenger Stipe Miocic (which we opened earlier this month). A middleweight number one contender bout between former champion…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Two of the best featherweight fighters on the planet will throw down this fall, with a possible title shot on the line. The UFC yesterday announced that Frankie Edgar will take on Cub Swanson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, which is set for November 22 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin,…

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event at UFC Fight Night 45 is a three-round lightweight bout between Edson “Junior” Barboza and Evan Dunham. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Barboza as a -260 favorite (bet $260 to win $100) while Dunham is a +220 underdog (bet $100 to win $220). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally…

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC Fight Night 45 is a three-round featherweight bout between Alex “The Spartan” White and Lucas “Mineiro” Martins. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists White as a -160 favorite (bet $160 to win $100) while Martins is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win $140). MMA…

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 45 is a three-round women’s bantamweight bout between Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith and Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Smith as a -140 favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Duke is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120)….

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 45 is a three-round lightweight battle between veterans Gleison Tibau and Pat “Bam Bam” Healy. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Tibau as a -155 favorite (bet $155 to win $100) while Healy is a +135 underdog (bet $100 to win $135). MMA oddsmaker…

July 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 45 Date: July 16, 2014 Arena: Revel Casino Hotel City: Atlantic City, NJ UFC Fight Night 45 will be live from Atlantic City, New Jersey this Wednesday night at 9pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with a six-fight main card to be headlined by a five round lightweight contest between a pair…

June 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC president Dana White yesterday announced that lightweight Jason High, who lost via second-round T/KO to Rafael dos Anjos this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 42, has been released by the organization after shoving referee Kevin Mulhall following the bout. High was upset that Mulhall stopped his fight in what he believed was an…

April 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced three new matchups for upcoming fight cards in Canada, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll briefly break the fights down and give my initial thoughts on them. Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley, UFC 174 The UFC yesterday announced that Tyron Woodley has signed a new eight-fight deal with the…

December 8th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Invicta FC 7 took place on Saturday night and it turned out to be a very solid event overall, with a number of very exciting women’s MMA matches on the docket. Overall, four favorites won while four underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on the closing MMA odds: INVICTA FC 7 BETTING FAVORITES THAT…

December 7th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Invicta FC 7 Date: December 7, 2013 Arena: American Casino Hotel City: Kansas City, M.O. The Invicta FC 7 main card will be live at InvictaFC.com starting at 8 p.m. ET. It is a pay-per-view event that will be available to order at $14.95. You can bet on these and all fights at 5Dimes Sportsbooks….

December 6th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Invicta FC is by far the most successful and most well-received all-female organization in MMA history. This Saturday they put on what may be their best card to date. With three title fights and a bevy of prospects further down the card, Invicta FC 7 is a must-watch for any fans of MMA. The title…

December 5th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Kansas City, Missouri is once again the home of Invicta Fighting Championships, and we will see a total of three title fights on Saturday night (Dec. 7, 2013) in a typically stacked card for Shannon Knapp and company. We’ll start right away with the main event, a flyweight title fight between the champion Barb Honchak…

July 13th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Invicta FC is back, and after five incredibly entertaining shows, it could be said that this is the biggest and best card Shannon Knapp and company have ever put on. Invicta 6 has it all, title fights, number one contender fights, and great talent from top to bottom. It all goes down at 9PM EST…

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…