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February 14th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history last Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie. It was a lackluster event that saw the promotion’s inaugral women’s featherweight champion get crowned and nine out of 10 bouts go the distance. The scraps are…

January 14th, 2017
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 the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 103 as long time UFC veteran Joe Lauzon takes on former Bellator stalwart Marcin Held.   Marcin Held (Record: 22-5, -110…

January 12th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 103: Rodriguez vs. Penn Date: January 15, 2017 Arena: Talking Stick Resort Arena City: Phoenix, AZ The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Phoenix, AZ for the second time in promotional history this Sunday (January 15, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 103: Rodriguez vs. Penn. The 12-fight card is set to…

November 3rd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at former Bellator lightweight Marcin Held as he takes on longtime UFC veteran Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 98 in Mexico City, Mexico. Marcin Held Hometown: Tychy, Poland Age: 24 Height: 5’9” Reach: 71”…

August 31st, 2016
James Lynch

Martin Buschkamp vs. Alex Enlund off Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 93 card  UFC officials announced Tuesday that an injury to UFC newcomer Alex Enlund has forced him off the card. As a result, his featherweight matchup against Martin Buschkamp has been scratched from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 93 event. UFC Fight Night 93 takes place this Saturday…

November 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This Friday, one of the better Bellator cards in recent memory will take place at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The organization’s two best divisions will be featured with a title fight and potential number one contenders bout each, and then Bobby Lashley and James Thompson will break up the monotony of good…

April 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at Bellator 136 is a three-round lightweight bout between Marcin Held and Alexander Sarnavskiy. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Sarnavskiy is a-165 favorite (bet $165 to win $100) while Held is a +135 underdog (bet $100 to win $135). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Held at…

April 6th, 2015
James Lynch

Bellator MMA returns Friday night with arguably their most stacked event this year, as Bellator 136 emanates from the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California. With UFC Fight Night: Krakov offering a lackluster event, this is one of the rare weekends where Bellator could dominate the MMA headlines. Along with the lightweight championship being on…

September 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 126 took place tonight at Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, and the main card overall provided a decent night of excitement for both the fans at the venue as well as those watching on SPIKE. Overall from a betting perspective, all four betting favorites won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

September 22nd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

MMA fans will have many choices for Friday night viewing, as Bellator, Titan FC, and Legacy FC all have cards overlapping to kick off the weekend. Bellator 126 is the highest profile of the three cards and it should be a good one, with a title fight and a tournament final taking place. In the…

August 14th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Wednesday was another one of those days where very little of the news was fight related, as we discovered that ‘Dog The Bounty Hunter’ continues his hunt for War Machine, Jon Jones was wrestling with Alistair Overeem at the time of his injury, and Jones is now scheduled for surgery. Bellator did decide that perhaps…

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…

March 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 113 took place tonight live from Wichita, Kansas, and the event overall was a success as the main card featured a number of stunning finishes that left the crowd happy. Overall, four favorites and one underdog cashed. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 113 based on the closing results at 5Dimes Sportsbook: Bellator 113 Favorites…

March 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the lightweight tournament quarterfinals at Bellator 113 features Marcin Held vs. Rodrigo Cavalheiro. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Held as a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Cavalheiro is a +355 underdog (bet $100 to win $355). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally opened up Held at -405…

March 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Bellator 93 Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston, Maine, US Thursday, March 21, 2013 Lightweight Final: Dave Jansen (-150) vs. Marcin Held (+130) Fight Breakdown: The main event of Bellator 93 is the finals of the Season 7 Bellator lightweight tournament as Dave Jansen takes on Marcin Held. Jansen is currently a -150 favorite (bet $150 to…

March 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

There are some absolutely fantastic fights that are scheduled to take place in March 2013, and as always MMAOddsbreaker has got you covered. Here are five MMA fights to be excited for this month from all over the world of mixed martial arts. Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz, UFC 158 The main event of UFC…

December 8th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Bellator 84 Matchup: Dave Jansen (-165) vs. Marcin Held (+135) in Lightweight Tournament Finals Location: The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, Hammond, Indiana Time: 8 p.m. (ET) on Friday, December 14, 2012 How to Watch: Spike.com, MTV2 TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Dave Jansen MMA Record: 18-2 Bellator Record: 5-0 Age: 33 Nationality: American Height:…