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December 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. After the solid night of fights saw 50 percent of them end inside the distance, let’s take a look at some potential matchups featuring a few of the competitors from the…

December 12th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 206: Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis full fight video highlights UFC 206: Donald Cerrone vs. Matt Brown full fight video highlights UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Max Holloway via MMAFighting  UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Donald Cerrone via MMAFighting  UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Cub Swanson via MMAFighting  UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Kelvin…

October 20th, 2016
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks vs. Neil Magny, Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine added to UFC 207 UFC officials announced two welterweight matchups have been added to UFC 207 in Las Vegas as Johny Hendricks battles Neil Magny, while Matt Brown faces off with Tarec Saffiedine. Hendricks (17-5) has lost back-to-back fights against Stephen Thompson and most recently…

July 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA Welterweight bout: Matt Brown (-245) vs Jake Ellenberger (+225) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 201 will feature a welterweight clash between Matt “The Immortal” Brown and Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger, with Brown being a -245 ($245 to win…

July 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 a welterweight on the main card of UFC 201 as Matt Brown takes on Jake Ellenberger.   Matt Brown (Record: 20-14, -300 Favorite, Fighter Grade: B+) The Ohio…

May 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Matt Brown (20-14-0) vs. Jake Ellenberger (30-11-0); UFC 201, July 30. Fresh off his late third round submission defeat to Demian Maia at UFC 198, Matt Brown is already hopping back on the wagon with a fight booked against Jake Ellenberger. Ellenberger, once one of the scariest men in the UFC welterweight division, has been on a…

January 28th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including an upcoming main event for UFC on Fox 19, which takes place later this spring (April 16, 2016) at a yet to be determined venue and location. The event will be headlined by a lightweight clash between top contenders Tony Ferguson and…

January 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Fabricio Werdum pulls out of UFC 196 with injury MMAFighting.com reports that UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum also has pulled out of UFC 196 due to injury. The Brazillian was initially scheduled to face Cain Velasquez on Feb. 6, but the AKA product had to pull out due to a back injury. Werdum released the following statements to Brazillian…

November 17th, 2015
James Lynch

Lightweight Brian Foster makes his second appearance for WSOF in their inaugural one night lightweight tournament, which takes place on Nov. 20th. Foster (23-7) spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 130 of The Parting Shot Podcast and also discussed a variety of other subjects.   Most Memorable Fight (which includes the likes of Jake Shields, Rick Story & Matt Brown) “The beginning, my…

November 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

For the second time in less than three months, Neil Magny will be stepping in on short notice for a high-profile UFC bout. Back in August, Magny quickly put the thrashing he received at the hands of Demian Maia in the rear-view mirror by stepping up just three weeks later to defeat Erick Silva in…

November 3rd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

It’s good to be back, and it’s good to see MMA hasn’t changed in the couple of weeks I’ve been gone. Injuries and personal drama seem to be the order of the day, just as they always were. The biggest news coming out Monday night is that UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown is out of…

October 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

If many of you thought TJ Dillashaw moving from Team Alpha Male to Duane Ludwig’s Elevation Fight Team in Colorado would be the end of the big moves in the complicated world of fight camps, then this weekend proved you dead wrong. First came the news that top new UFC prospect Sage Northcutt would be heading north…

August 15th, 2015
James Lynch

Patrick Cote looks to go 4-1 as a welterweight on August 23rd when he meets former WSOF title challenger Josh Burkman at UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatoon. Cote (21-9) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 117 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Win over Joe Riggs at UFC 186 this past April …

July 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 189 is a three-round welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Tim Means. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Brown is a -185 favorite (bet $185 to win $100) while Means is a +160 underdog (bet $100 to win $160). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Brown at…

July 7th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 189 July 11th, 2015 Welterweight Matchup: Matt Brown vs Tim Means By @fightnomics How stacked does a fight card have to be to see Matt Brown fighting on the prelims? The UFC pulled out the stops for UFC 189, and unassuming fans that might be watching the prelim fights at a bar will certainly…

April 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 189 continues to get more and more stacked by the day. The UFC announced on Tuesday evening that the latest addition to the already-stacked event is a three-round welterweight battle between Matt Brown and Tim Means, a bout that is expected to open up the main pay-per-view card. This is an awesome fight, and…

April 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Two huge fights were booked for upcoming summer fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on each of them. Matt Brown vs. Nate Diaz, UFC 189 A welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Nate Diaz is the latest addition to the stacked UFC 189 card, which takes place July…

March 12th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Back to business this week on The MMA Analysis. As the Octagon makes its way to Dallas for UFC 185, your regular co-hosts all take their turns at the mic to break down the 12-fight card from top-to-bottom. All the usual betting talk is there, plus Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean tackle the topic of…

March 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 185 is a three-round welterweight bout between Johny Hendricks and Matt Brown. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Hendricks is a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while Brown is a +290 underdog (bet $100 to win $290). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Hendricks…

January 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced in the last 24 hours, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on these new matches. Yancy Medeiros vs. Tony Ferguson, UFC 184 A lightweight bout between rising contenders Yancy Medeiros and Tony Ferguson has been added to UFC 184, which takes place February…

November 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced four new bouts yesterday, including a main event for an upcoming Fight Night card, and for Tuesday’s Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on all of them. Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine, UFC Fight Night 60 The UFC announced during their “special announcement” press conference on Monday that UFC Fight…

July 29th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC on Fox 12 taking place last weekend, 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 event. As always, we only show changes in the rankings with this update….

July 28th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 63 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA strength and conditioning coach Dan Sammit who recaps all the action from last night’s UFC on FOX 12 card.   The Big Three  1) With his win at UFC on FOX 12, can Robbie Lawler defeat Johny Hendricks in a rematch? 2) Anthony Johnson makes quick work of…

July 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Last night the UFC went back to some old Strikeforce stomping grounds in San Jose, and brought some of the promotion’s biggest names with it. Josh Thomson and Clay Guida were both champions in that organization, while Robbie Lawler and Jorge Masvidal had solid runs under the banner. Those fighters saw mixed success on Saturday…

July 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 12 was live from San Jose last night (July 26, 2014) and while it was a solid evening of fights, we saw a majority of them hit the judges’ scorecards. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of…

July 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Photo Courtesy, Esther Lin – MMAFighting.com 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 are the three surprises and the three disappointments from UFC on FOX 12. Surprises Bobby Green — In what was the biggest upset of hte…

July 27th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC on Fox 12 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…

July 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card Here’s five crazy UFC on FOX 12 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Robbie Lawler wins by decision (+492)/ Lawler wins by unanimous decision (+575)…

July 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 12 took place tonight at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, and the card provided a great night of mixed martial arts action for fans of the sport in attendance and those watching on television. Overall, 10 favorites came through while two underdogs score. Here’s a betting recap for UFC on…

July 26th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 12 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had another winning night, going 2-1 to for +2.5 units overall. Premium UFC on Fox 12: 2-1, +2.5 units Wins: 2.5u: Parlay Joanna Jedrzejczyk (-280) with Tiago dos Santos (-220) at (-103), 2.5u Jorge Masvidal (-245) with Robbie Lawler (-366)…

July 26th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics There’s been a considerable amount of buzz about Matt Brown’s unlikely ascension to potential title contention after a violent string of upset knockouts. But let’s not forget that Robbie Lawler returned the UFC Octagon last year with a quick upset KO win of his own over Josh Koscheck at very long…

July 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of the UFC on FOX 12 televised prelims is a three-round lightweight bout between Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal and Daron “The Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Masvidal as a -235 favorite (bet $235 to win $100) while Cruickshank is a +215 underdog (bet $100 to win…

July 25th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC on Fox 12 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for…

July 25th, 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 on Fox 12 tomorrow (July 26, 2014). After 24 events,…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC on FOX 12 is a five-round welterweight bout between “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Matt “The Immortal” Brown. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Lawler as a -355 favorite (bet $355 to win $100) while Brown is a +320 underdog (bet $100 to win $320). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round featherweight bout between Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez and Clay “The Carpenter” Guida. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Bermudez as a -160 favorite (bet $160 to win $100) while Guida is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win…

July 25th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a break even night, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to get back to their winning ways with UFC on Fox 12. After breaking even last Saturday, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is still up up 26.105 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker Premium?…

July 25th, 2014
Matty

Q & Anik is a new article featured exclusively at MMAOddsBreaker.com that goes five rounds with UFC commentator Jon Anik offering his betting tips and picks on some of the biggest UFC cards of the year. 1st Round Q: Will the winner of the main event between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown really the No….

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout of UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round lightweight bout between Josh “The Punk” Thomson and Bobby “King” Green. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Thomson as a -260 favorite (bet $260 to win $100) while Green is a +220 underdog (bet $100 to win $220). MMA…

July 25th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics The main event on Saturday’s FOX card nearly blew up Twitter when it was first announced, with two men who have laid waste to most of their recent opponents now set on a #1 contender collision course with each other. But Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown aren’t the only two guys…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round women’s strawweight bout between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Juliana Carneiro Lima. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Jedrzejczyk as a -280 favorite (bet $280 to win $100) while Lima is a +255 underdog (bet $100 to win $255). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

July 25th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC on FOX 12 July 26, 2014 Welterweight Matchup: Robbie Lawler vs Matt Brown By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  It’s hard to top the last week of UFC action, but those in the know realize why we had such spectacular fights in Atlantic City and Dublin: the small cage. Now with one more…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round featherweight bout between “Super” Steven Siler and Noad “Neo” Lahat. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Siler as a -230 favorite (bet $230 to win $100) while Lahat is a +210 underdog (bet $100 to win $210). MMA…

July 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 12 Date: July 26, 2014 Arena: SAP Center City: San Jose, CA Welterweight bout: Matt “The Immortal” Brown (+300) vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (-360) Fight Breakdown: UFC on FOX 12 will be headlined by a five round main event in the form of Matt “The Immortal” Brown vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler, and…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the televised prelims at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round welterweight bout between Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means and Hernani Perpetuo. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Means as a -225 favorite (bet $225 to win $100) while Perpetuo is a +205 underdog (bet $100 to win $205). MMA…

June 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Marcus Brimage vs Russell Doane “The Bama Beast” will be dropping down to 135-pounds to take on the Hawaiian, Russell Doane in his divisional debut. Brimage…

May 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC ON FOX 12: LAWLER VS. BROWN Date: July 26, 2014 Location: San Jose, California Venue: HP Pavilion Broadcast: FOX UFC Welterweight Robbie Lawler (-260) Robbie Lawler (23-10, 1 NC) is one of the last of the old guard as a Miletich Fighting System pupil, born out of the Matt Hughes, Jens Pulver and Tim Sylvia fighting school of…

May 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A fight between two of the most vicious strikers in the UFC today is going down this summer — and the winner of it gets a title shot. UFC president Dana White on Tuesday revealed on Twitter that No. 1 welterweight contender Robbie Lawler, fresh off a TKO win over Jake Ellenberger this past weekend…

May 25th, 2014
James Lynch

On our 1-year year anniversary show, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome TSN- Off The Record producer Aaron Bronsteter (@aarbron) to recap all the action from UFC 173 last night in Las Vegas. The Big Three 1) TJ Dillashaw defeats Renan Barao to win 135lb title. How big of an upset was this and what’s next for Dillashaw?…

May 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 40 is behind us, having produced a very exciting night of fights filled with big upsets and great finishes. Now with the action-packed night of 13 fights concluded, there are some possible match-ups I would like to see made… Johnny Eduardo vs George Roop – This would be a bantamweight scrap I…

May 12th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC 172 and UFC Fight Night 40 taking place the last three weeks, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shook up.  MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Jason Nawara (@JasonNawara) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated just about after every UFC event. As always, we only show changes…

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