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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…

March 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Heavyweight title bout: Alistair Overeem (-125) vs Mark Hunt (+115) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 209 main card will be featuring a heavyweight rematch between Alistair “The Reem” and Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt, with Overeem being a slight -125 ($125 to win $100)…

February 28th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV this Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. The action-packed fight card is stacked with 12 scheduled bouts that are set to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. ET….

February 27th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

While it may not do blockbuster business, next weekend’s UFC 209 is a massive card for hardcore MMA fans. Headlined by a pair of very intriguing title fights, the card also features plenty of fan favorites, and several of the more highly regarded prospects on the roster at the moment. The main event will be…

December 21st, 2016
James Lynch

Mark Hunt vs. Alistair Overeem rematch in the works for UFC 209  ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported Tuesday that Mark Hunt will face Alistair Overeem in a rematch at UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on March 4th. The only caveat is that Hunt will only take the fight if the UFC adds provisions in…

July 8th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in UFC 200 co-main event between Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt. I spoke to the following fighters. Tony Martin – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Kurt Holobaugh – Titan FC lightweight – 00:00:48 Mike “Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight…

June 29th, 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 the co-main event of UFC 200 in Las Vegas, Nevada as Mark Hunt welcomes “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar back to the UFC.   Mark Hunt (Record: 12-10,…

June 12th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 160 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 UFC welterweight Patrick Cote who takes on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC Ottawa on June 18th. Then UFC middleweight Elias Theodorou talks about his upcoming fight against Sam Alvey. Finally Canadian Brian Beauchamp…

June 6th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Event: UFC 200 Date: July 89th, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: T-Mobile Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View The evening of UFC 199 ended up being a huge one for the promotion both inside and outside of the Octagon. Inside, Michael Bisping pulled off a shocking upset of Luke Rockhold to become the first British champion in…

May 13th, 2016
James Lynch

After bicycle accident, Wanderlei Silva may undergo surgery  MMAJunkie reported Thursday that former PRIDE star Wanderlei Silva is set to find out soon if he’ll require surgery for an injured shoulder. Silva (35-12-1 NC) was hit by a car during a bicycle ride after one of his training sessions according to a Facebook post on Wednesday. The 39-year…

April 15th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 205 takes place in New York on Nov. 12th at Madison Square Garden  On Thursday Governor Andrew Cuomo – joined by Lorenzo Fertitta, Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman – signed off on paperwork and officially legalized MMA in the state of New York. Fertitta announced that Madison Square Garden will play host to the UFC’s first…

March 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 85 taking place last weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMAOddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) has taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in the rankings with this update. To access the full MMAOddsBreaker rankings,…

March 21st, 2016
James Lynch

UR Fight Results UR Fight took place Sunday night (March 20) at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Ariz. Here a look at the results on the main card. Roy Jones Jr. def. Vyron Phillips via KO (right hook) at 2:30 of round two (Boxing) Rey Mysterio def. Kurt Angle (with help from Riff Raff) (Pro Wrestling) Chael…

March 20th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 148 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 head coach of The MMA Lab John Crouch, who discusses his career among other topics. Then we’re joined by lightweight Sean Soriano who is back in action Mar. 25th at Legacy FC 52 against…

March 19th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2016 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. Everyone has a clean slate with the new year, and we’ve added one new staff member to the our special picks chart this time around. After seven events thus…

March 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Saturday night’s (March 19, 2016) UFC Fight Night 85 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main events this weekend featuring the heavyweight headliner Mark Hunt vs Frank Mir and the welterweight…

March 18th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 85 Date: March 16, 2016 Arena: Brisbane Entertainment Centre City: Brisbane, Australia Heavyweight bout: Frank Mir (+140) vs Mark Hunt (-160) Fight Breakdown: The main event for Australia’s UFC Fight Night 85 will be a heavyweight affair between Frank Mir and Mark Hunt, with Mir being the betting underdog at +140 ($100…

March 17th, 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 85 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

March 16th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

With no event to recap from last week, and a card which fails to inspire the greatest interest, The MMA Analysis clocks in at just over an hour this week. Of course, that hour also includes Lance regaling listeners with the tale of his vast overcompensation of alcohol. Listen here: Consensus Bet: Parlay: Antonio Carlos…

March 16th, 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 the main event of UFC Fight Night 85. In a matchup of top 10 heavyweights, former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir takes on “Super Samoan” Mark Hunt.  …

March 15th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 85 main event between Frank Mir vs. Mark Hunt. Sean Soriano – Legacy FC lightweight 00:00:09 Kevin Woltkamp – Shamrock FC heavyweight 00:00:19 Greg Rebello – CES Heavyweight 00:00:44 Adam Townsend – Valor Fights lightweight…

March 14th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After a week off to recover from Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, the Octagon will head down under to Brisbane, Australia for UFC Fight Night 85. A pair of legends with very different approaches headline the event in the heavyweight division, as Mark Hunt takes on Frank Mir. Hunt will certainly be looking for the…

March 13th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 147 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 John “Doomsday” Howard who talks about his new contract with WSOF. Then Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson to recap his promotions successful Titan FC 37 event. Finally we’re joined by Canadian heavyweight prospect Tanner Boser…

November 13th, 2015
Mike James

One of the featured contests of UFC 193 is a bout between the #8 ranked heavyweight Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt and the #11 ranked heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot Silva”. This is a rematch of their epic December 2013 encounter that many pegged as Fight of the Year. Both fighters have been on a decline since then, as…

May 14th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for the big Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 66 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking…

May 10th, 2015
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 Fight Night 65 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. James Vick wins by submission (+1250)/Vick wins in round 2 (+1075)…

May 10th, 2015
Adam Martin.

My latest column at MMAOddsbreaker.com is my Rating the Card article, where I will take a look back at all the major MMA events and recap the event and then give my overall score of the card. For this instalment of the column, we will look back at UFC Fight Night 65. The first fight of the night saw…

May 10th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 104 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we welcome former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler to talk about his upcoming fight with Derek Campos at Bellator 138 in June. Then we’re joined by one of the top featherweight prospects outside the UFC in Freddy…

May 9th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 65. 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. Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve – UFC on Fuel TV 8 Upcoming…

May 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 65 is a five-round heavyweight bout between Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Miocic is a -240 favorite (bet $240 to win $100) while Hunt is a +200 underdog (bet $100 to win $200). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Miocic at…

May 7th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Finally, the MMA Analysis is back in your lives! Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean overcome the ghosts of podcasts lost to preview UFC Fight Night 65. The Australian card is not too high on name power, but the crew makes delving into it fun nonetheless. The full breakdowns, plus the latest consensus bet, some discussion…

May 5th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn 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 65 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. –…

April 29th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 65: Miocic vs. Hunt Date: May 10, 2015 Location: Adelaide, Australia Venue: Adelaide Entertainment Centre Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Heavyweight Stipe Miocic (-160) A Golden Gloves winner and Division I wrestler, Stipe Miocic (12-2) may be the darkest horse in the UFC heavyweight division. He’s been around the Octagon for nearly four years, amassing a 4-1…

April 9th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics When Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic walks into the Octagon this weekend in Poland, he’ll be the 19th fighter to do so under the UFC promotion at over 40 years of age. He faces Gabriel Gonzaga, who defeated him in a number one contender matchup nearly eight years ago at UFC 70. That these…

February 18th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC on Tuesday revealed the card for UFC Fight Night 65, which takes place May 10 at Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll list all the fights and give my quick thoughts on all of them. Stipe Miocic vs. Mark Hunt I gave my thoughts on the…

February 17th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A battle between two big heavyweights will headline the UFC’s next trip to Australia. According to Neil Rooke from Combat Press, Mark Hunt will take on Stipe Miocic in a five-round heavyweight main event at UFC Fight Night 65, which is set to take place May 10 at Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia. The…

November 18th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC 180, World Series of Fighting 15 and Bellator 131 and The Ultimate Fighter season 20 taking place this past week, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Brad Taschuk (@BradTaschuk) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC…

November 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was in Mexico City, Mexico this past Saturday night for the first time in promotion history with UFC 180. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of the Night’. The lines to wager on these props were…

November 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was in Mexico City, Mexico this past Saturday night for the first time in promotion history with UFC 180. The action-packed 11-fight card featured an incredible eight finishes, and now with the solid night of scraps behind us, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups for some of the competitors…

November 17th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was in Mexico City, Mexico this past Saturday night for the first time in promotion history with UFC 180. The action-packed 11-fight card featured an incredible eight finishes, and now with the solid night of scraps behind us, let’s take a look at which UFC 180 fighters we may no longer…

November 17th, 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 180. Surprises Ricardo Lamas — Ricardo Lamas is one of the top-five featherweights in the sport but somehow the…

November 17th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC 180  in Mexico City, Mexico. #5 Not in the Spotlight– Over the past couple months, perhaps the most prominent UFC personality has, for lack of a better term, been not so prominent. UFC President Dana White had attended and oversaw nearly…

November 17th, 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 180 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Kelvin Gastelum wins by submission (+720)/Gastelum wins in round 1 (+500) In the…

November 17th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

As so often is the case, the UFC’s first venture into a new market resulted in a memorable atmosphere, and a largely entertaining show. While UFC 180 didn’t necessarily draw fans in droves (outside of Mexico), those who did tune in got solid efforts and a decent representation of the UFC’s product in 2014. The…

November 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 180 took place tonight in Mexico City, Mexico, and overall the card was a whole lot of fun as it featured five finishes on the main card, including an absolutely brutal knockout in the main event of the evening. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing…

November 16th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 180 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. Even if we have a rough night, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger will still post part two of the show so you can have…

November 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this week as UFC 180 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down tonight (November 15, 2014) from the Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City, Mexico, and features a heavyweight interim title fight between Fabricio…

November 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brad Taschuk were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 180 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the MMAOB Staff Writer joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the five most important fights. Check out the videos below UFC Interim Heavyweight Title Bout Fabricio Werdum vs Mark Hunt UFC…

November 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 180. 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. Note: Because UFC 180 has about as much depth as a sheet of paper, my…

November 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something MMAOddsBreaker.com has decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC 180 tonight (November 8, 2014) in Mexico City, Mexico. After…

November 14th, 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…