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February 23rd, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 173 light heavyweight Liam McGeary as he prepares for his main event bout this Friday (February 24, 2017) against newcomer Brett McDermott at SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. “I think if they would have gone with Chris Fields as the opponent, it would have been easier (to sell…

February 23rd, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Over the next couple of months, Bellator seems to be returning to a more frequent schedule, as Friday’s Bellator 173 (February 24, 2017) marks the second of three events on consecutive weeks. The end of March and April will see something similar, as the promotion will be holding cards on four straight weekends. First things…

January 11th, 2017
James Lynch

Liam McGeary vs. Chris Fields set for Bellator 173  Fighting for the first time since losing his light heavyweight belt to Phil Davis in November, Liam McGeary will now take on Chris Fields at Bellator 173. Bellator president Scott Coker announced the matchup on ESPN.com, with the card set to take place February 24th at SSE…

November 4th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 163 light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary as he prepares for his upcoming main event title bout tonight (Friday, November 4, 2016) against Phil Davis at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncusville, Connecticut. The undefeated champion is recovering from a year-long layoff due to injury, but he feels he’ll be plenty prepared for everything…

November 1st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This Friday, Bellator puts on one of the best fights the promotion is capable of producing, as Liam McGeary puts his light heavyweight title on the line against Phil Davis in the main event of Bellator 163. McGeary remains undefeated in 11 career bouts, scoring stoppages in all but his title win over Emanuel Newton….

October 31st, 2016
Jay Primetown

With one of the best Bellator events of the year on the horizon, Jay Primetown gives his quick thoughts on Bellator 163’s main card… Javy Ayala vs. Sergei Kharitonov The main card kicks off with yet another highly-anticipated Bellator debut. The promotion had made waves in recent months signing some of the top available talent…

September 21st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

After rumors emerged a few weeks ago that Fedor Emelianenko was set to sign with the UFC, and could have been debuting with the organization as early as UFC 193 in Australia, “The Last Emperor” himself put those talks to bed. On Saturday night during Bellator Dynamite! the former PRIDE champion announced that he would…

September 20th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 123 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 UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thomson who discusses what’s next for him after his win over Jake Ellenberger this past July. Then we’re joined by UFC lightweight Kajan Johnson who talks about his upcoming fight with Naoyuki Kotani…

September 19th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Bellator’s ode to the Japanese mixed rules cards went off on Saturday night on Spike TV, as the organization had their light heavyweight division on display with a title bout and a four-man tournament. The broadcast also featured some GLORY kickboxing bouts and the Bellator debut of Josh Thomson. Including the kickboxing bouts, there were…

September 18th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of Bellator 142: Dynamite is a light-heavyweight title fight between defending champion Liam McGeary and mixed martial arts legend Tito Ortiz. McGeary is looking to make his name off of “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy,” while this is likely Ortiz’s last shot at championship gold.   Liam McGeary 10-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC,…

September 18th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 142 light heavyweight Liam McGeary as he prepares for his upcoming main event title defense this Saturday night (September 19, 2015) against Tito Ortiz at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The current Bellator light heavyweight champion discussed how he’s handling the increased media scrutiny and hype as he enters a fight…

September 16th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 142 light heavyweight Tito Ortiz as he prepares for his upcoming main event title fight this Saturday night (September 19, 2015) against Liam McGeary at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The former UFC light heavyweight champion and Hall of Famer wasn’t afraid to mince words when discussing…

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…

August 22nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Friday saw the announcement of a fantastic fight between two of the fastest rising contenders in the UFC’s lightweight division. That bout of course is between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. Both men have competed 22 times professionally, with Nurmagomedov emerging victorious in each of his appearances, while Ferguson has racked up a 19-3 record….

June 15th, 2015
James Lynch

Jimmy Smith has established himself as one of the best MMA commentators in the sport and already has wealth of accomplishments in his career so far. Along with amassing a professional MMA record of 5-1, Smith’s also hosted “Fight Quest” on the Discovery Channel and is currently doing commentary for Bellator MMA and PBC boxing. Smith spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 109…

February 26th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 134 light heavyweight Liam McGeary about his upcoming main event title bout this Friday night (February 27, 2015) against champion Emanuel Newton at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The talented UK fighter holds a spotless record overall and he expects to be more than prepared for the…

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…

February 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

February 2015 looks like it’s going to be a great month to be an MMA fan, as a total of three UFC cards as well as two Bellator cards take place this month. There’s even an Invicta FC card for lovers of the female fighters. For today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll list five fights…

October 7th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator light heavyweight number one contender Liam McGeary following his impressive inverted triangle submission victory against Kelly Anundson last month (September 12, 2014) at the Compuware Arena in Plymouth Township, Michigan. The final Bellator tournament winner was able to secure his title shot by scoring a rare inverted triangle choke…

September 14th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 70, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Fight Network host Robin Black to talk about his upcoming fight at KOTC: Madness on September 19th. Then middleweight fighter Brian “The Professional Predator” Rogers joins the show to talk about his co-main event fight at Bellator 125 on Friday. Finally Bryan Levick, head of public…

September 10th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 124 light heavyweight Liam McGeary as he prepares for his upcoming co-main event bout against Kelly Anundson this Friday night (September 12th, 2014) at the Compuware Arena in Plymouth Township, Michigan. The undefeated first round finisher expects his opponent to try to make this a grappling match, but he…

July 23rd, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 122 light heavyweight Liam McGeary as he prepares for his main card bout Friday night (July 25, 2014) against Egidijus Valavicius at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The dangerous finisher is just two wins away from fighting for the Bellator light heavyweight title, and he…

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 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
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 118 light heavyweight Mike Mucitelli as he prepares for his main card tournament semifinal bout on Friday night (May 2, 2014) against Liam McGeary at the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The lanky veteran feels his experience advantage will definitely be the deciding factor come…

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
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 118 light heavyweight Liam McGeary as he prepares for his main card tournament bout on Friday night (May 2, 2014) against Mike Mucitelli at the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The talented UK native has taken Bellator by storm in his first three bouts with…