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August 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Four new UFC matchups were recently announced by the promotion to take place at fall events, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on both. Chris Beal vs. Tateki Matsuda, UFC Fight Night 50 Chris Beal has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 50, as Dustin Kimura was forced to…

August 24th, 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 Fight Night 49 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Rafael dos Anjos wins in round one (+2700)/dos Anjos wins by knockout…

August 24th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Although it took a while for the ball to get rolling on Saturday, by the end of the day the marathon of MMA almost seemed worth it. UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa finished with four consecutive TKOs, as the fighters must have sensed the restlessness growing amongst their audience to have 10 hours of…

August 24th, 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 are the three surprises and the three disappointments from UFC Fight Night 49. Surprises Rafael dos Anjos — In the main event of UFC FN 49, Rafael dos Anjos cemented his…

August 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 49 took place tonight at BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the event was a grand success as it featured a number of exciting finishes from both the main card fighters and fighters on the prelims. Overall, six favorites came through while five underdogs scored. Here’s a betting recap for UFC Fight…

August 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the preliminary card bouts at UFC Fight Night 49 that most interests me is a three-round lightweight bout between Beneil Dariush and Tony Martin. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Dariush as a -110 favorite (bet $110 to win $100) while Martin is also a -110 favorite (bet $110 to…

August 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 49 is a three-round catchweight (149lbs) bout between Max “Blessed” Holloway and UFC newcomer Clay Collard. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Holloway as a -440 favorite (bet $440 to win $100) while Collard is a +350 underdog (bet $100 to win…

August 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 49 is a five-round lightweight battle between former UFC lightweight champ Benson “Smooth” Henderson and top contender Rafael “RDA” Dos Anjos. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Henderson as a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while dos Anjos is a +290 underdog (bet…

August 22nd, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 49 featherweight Max Holloway as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Clay Collard this Saturday (August 23, 2014) at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The talented 145-pounder was once expected to move out of Hawaii if he wanted to truly become a threat,…

August 22nd, 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…

August 19th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Every day lately seems to feature a fighter dropping out of a UFC bout due to injury. It even came out yesterday that Ryan Bader broke his right hand five weeks out from his bout with Ovince St. Preux. Luckily Bader remained in the bout and the UFC was not forced to reschedule both the…

April 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 172 came and went, delivering one of the most entertaining cards of the first quarter of 2014. Now that the event has concluded, we are left with some match-up possibilities to consider. Here are my matchmaking predictions for some of the losers of the evening… Andre “Touchy” Fili vs “Super” Steven Siler – I…

April 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 172 was live from Baltimore last night and produced a lot of great action from top to bottom. 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 available at 5Dimes Sportsbooks….

April 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 172 Date: April 26, 2014 Arena: Baltimore Arena City: Baltimore, MD Featherweight bout: Max “Blessed” Holloway (+140) vs Andre “Touchy” Fili (-150) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC 172 main card on Pay Per View is a featherweight contest that should have fight fans at the edge of their seats. Excitement is…

April 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 172 is a three-round featherweight bout between Andre “Touchy” Fili and Max “Blessed” Holloway. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Fili as a -150 favorite (bet $150 to win $100) while Holloway is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win $140). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

January 5th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC Fight Night 34 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger are now five for five since teaming up with yet another profitable night. Part one is available…

January 3rd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something new we at MMAOddsBreaker.com  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 begins with UFC Fight Night 34, which goes down Saturday, January 4th at 6:30 am Eastern Time from Singapore and is headlined by a welterweight…

January 3rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 34 Date: January 4, 2013 Arena: Marina Bay sands City: Marina Bay, Singapore. Featherweight bout: Max “Blessed” Holloway (-215) vs Will “The Kill” Chope (+195) Fight Breakdown: Wrapping things up for the preliminary portion of the evening will be a featherweight scrap between two of the lankiest warriors in the division, when…

August 17th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Boston plays host to UFC on FOX Sports 1, which is also known as UFC Fight Night 26, which is a ridiculously stacked card to celebrate the inaugural launch of this new channel from the FOX Sports network. No longer will the UFC prelims be on FX or Fuel, the whole card aside from a…

July 10th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the more intriguing heavyweight matches of the summer has been put on the back burner after an injury to one of the competitors. According to MMAFighting.com, heavyweight Matt Mitrione is injured and off the UFC on FOX 8 card. His scheduled opponent, Brendan Schaub, has also been pulled from the event, which is…

May 24th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 160 Saturday, May 25, 2013 Featherweights: Dennis Bermudez vs. Max Holloway By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Big Picture: Two young featherweights each with a three fight UFC win streak will face off on the FX undercard portion of UFC 160. Neither Dennis Bermudez nor Max Holloway is ranked, as both have been earning wins over…

May 24th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Coming off of his first career setback in his UFC debut back in February 2012, Max Holloway has reeled off three straight victories in the increasingly crowded UFC Featherweight division. He looks to extend that streak and move himself further up the rankings this weekend as he takes on Dennis Bermudez at UFC 160. MMA…

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