mike ricci

January 13th, 2016
James Lynch

Nick Diaz’s suspension reduced, could return in August  Good news for fans of popular UFC welterweight Nick Diaz. On Tuesday the Nevada Athletic Commission reduced its penalty against Diaz after a settlement agreement. The former Strikeforce champion will be suspended 18 months and fined $100,000 stemming from a positive test at UFC 183 for marijuana per…

December 21st, 2015
James Lynch

UFC on FOX 17 Highlights Rafael Dos Anjos knocks out Donald Cerrone Nate Diaz wins a decision over Michael Johnson Classic Nate Diaz post fight interview  UFC on FOX 18 adds Sage Northcutt vs. Andrew Holbrook This matchup was announced on Saturday’s UFC on FOX 17 broadcast as Sage Northcutt finally makes his long awaited debut on…

November 24th, 2015
James Lynch

MMA Journalist John Franklin was on the scene Friday Nov. 20th covering WSOF 25 and joined me here to recap the event during  a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    John also discusses also talks about a variety of other topics including – How he got involved in the MMA industry – Thoughts on the WSOF…

August 20th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 74 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…

August 19th, 2015
James Lynch

Titan FC matchmaker Scott Cutbirth caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 118 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics.   What the last year has been like leaving RFA and joining Titan FC “[It’s been] a whirlwind I guess, it’s a lot of fun I enjoy what I do. My time at RFA…

August 16th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 118 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First Roger Huerta joins the show to talk about his upcoming fight, living in Thailand and his future. Then former WSOF title challenger Josh Hill discusses his upcoming fight August 31st in Romania. Finally Titan FC matchmaker Scott Cutbirth is back…

July 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

Titan Fighting Championship’s President and CEO Jeff Aronson  is coming off the heels of a successful Titan FC 34 event which aired for the first time on UFC Fight Pass Aronson caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on an Extra Edition of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Overall thoughts on Titan FC 34 and UFC’s feedback…

July 16th, 2015
James Lynch

Titan FC lightweight champion Pat Healy makes the first defence of his championship on July 18th at Titan FC 34 against late replacement Marcus Edwards.  Healy (30-20-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on an Episode 113 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Championship victory over Kurt Kinser at Titan FC 33  “It was a close…

November 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

Titan FC 31 took place Friday night at USF Sundome in Tampa, Florida, and while the card overall wasn’t very entertaining, it at least ended with a bang in the main event. Overall from a betting perspective, three favorites won and one fight closed as a Pick ’em based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook….

October 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of Titan FC 31 is a three-round featherweight bout between Desmond Green and Miguel Torres. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Green is a -280 favorite (bet $280 to win $100) while Torres is a +200 underdog (bet $100 to win $200). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Green at…

October 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of Titan FC 31 is a three-round lightweight bout between Mike Ricci and Yoshiyuki Yoshida. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ricci is a -420 favorite (bet $420 to win $100) while Yoshida is a +300 underdog (bet $100 to win $300). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Ricci at -475…

October 31st, 2014
Gabe Killian

Titan FC 31 Date: October 31, 2014 Arena: USF Sun Dome City: Tampa, FL Titan FC returns from the USC Sun Dome in Tampa, FL this Halloween evening with an 11 fight card, including a five fight main card that will be live on the CBS Sports Network at 10pm ET. If interested in making…

October 30th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

In a rare weekend with no UFC or Bellator event, Titan FC will be the most visible North American promotion putting on an MMA card. The company’s Halloween offering will feature a lightweight title bout, and feature some current and former champions from other organizations. Titan has been angling to make Mike Ricci a star…

August 20th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Titan Fighting Championship 29 lightweight Mike Ricci as he prepares for his upcoming main event bout against George Sotiropoulos this Friday (August 22, 2014) at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The talented Tri-Star product looked terrific in his last fight against Jorge Gurgel, and he’s hoping to make…

August 20th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

For those looking to avoid having their entire weekend consumed by MMA, hopefully you can find some free time on Sunday to be a human being. It was already expected that Saturday would be a busy one for MMA fans, as the UFC has 21 fights scheduled between their Macau and Tulsa events. However, Friday’s…

August 20th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of Titan FC 29 is a three-round lightweight bout between Mike Ricci and George Sotiropoulos. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Ricci as a -255 favorite (bet $255 to win $100) while Sotiropoulos is a +235 underdog (bet $100 to win $235). Ricci opened at -315 and Sotiropoulos opened…

March 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

Titan FC debuted on the CBS Sports Network tonight with their 27th event and overall it was a success as the fights proved to be quite entertaining for the fans. Overall, all five betting favorites came through with the win. Here’s a betting recap for Titan FC 27 based on the closing results at 5Dimes Sportsbook:…

September 20th, 2013
Jason Nawara

UFC 165 snuck right up on us, as Ultimate Fighting Championship takes the Octagon to the north as the Air Canada Centre plays host to ‘Jones vs. Gustafsson’ tomorrow night (Sept. 21, 2013). Headlining the Fox Sports 1 prelims, Canadian Tristar member and TUF runner-up, Mike Ricci (8-3) will have his native countrymen behind him as…

September 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The main event of the UFC 165 prelims on FOX Sports 1 is a three-round lightweight matchup between undefeated Myles “Fury” Jury and Canadian Mike “The Martian” Ricci. The opening betting line for the fight had Jury as a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) with the comeback on Ricci +250 (bet $100 to…

March 11th, 2013
Matty

UFC 158: March 16, 2013 Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada UFC Lightweight Contender Mike Ricci (-285) Profile: Mike Ricci (7-3) has been hyped as “the next big thing” for years. In his lone appearance for Bellator, he was touted as “the lightweight GSP” in a nod to his training partners at the famous Tristar…

December 14th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Matchup: Mike Ricci (-245) vs. Colton Smith (+185) for TUF 16 title Location: Hard Rock, Las Vegas, Nevada Time: 9 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, December 15, 2012 How to Watch: FX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Mike Ricci MMA Record: 7-2 UFC Record: 0-0 Age: 26 Nationality: Canadian Height: 6-0…