mirko cro cop

December 30th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

It wouldn’t be a fitting New Year’s Eve without some wild Japanese MMA spectable, and that’s exactly what new promotion Rizin will offer tomorrow (Saturday, December 31, 2016) with the semifinals of the openweight Grand Prix. The  event is headlined by the finals of the openweight Grand Prix, which has yet to be announced, because…

November 26th, 2015
James Lynch

Cathal Pendred retires from MMA Yesterday UFC welterweight Cathal Pendred made a surprising announcement that he’s retired from MMA at just 28-years of age. Onto the next chapter….. pic.twitter.com/ebKMx666qP — Cathal Pendred (@Pendred) November 25, 2015 Pendred (17-4-1) mentioned that his lack of passion for the sport was a major factor in his decision. The SBG Ireland…

April 12th, 2015
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 Fight Night 64. Surprises Mirko Cro Cop — The main event of UFC Fight Night 64 saw Mirko Cro…

April 12th, 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 64 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Mirko Cro Cop wins in round 3 (+1425) In the…

April 12th, 2015
James Lynch

On our special 100th Episode! Brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our new partners LastWordOnSports.com, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome five great guests. First up  MMA Insider Front Row Brian is back to discuss the business side of MMA. Then we welcome UFC welterweight Tim Means who fights next weekend at UFC on FOX 15…

April 12th, 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 the column, we will look at UFC Fight Night 64. UFC Fight Night 64 kicked off with a terrible fight…

April 9th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With Jay Primetown out a his prom committee meeting, Lance, Brad, and Sean were left to fend for themselves this week on The MMA Analysis. With the quality of the UFC Fight Night 64 card, that resulted in more hijinks than fight breakdowns, although your hosts did manage to sneak a few of their plays…

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…

April 8th, 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 64 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. –…

April 7th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 64 is a five-round heavyweight bout between Gabriel Gonzaga and Mirko Cro Cop. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Gonzaga is a -170 favorite (bet $170 to win $100) while Cro Cop is a +150 underdog (bet $100 to win $150). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

April 3rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 64: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2 Date: April 11, 2015 Location: Krakow, Poland Venue: Krakow Arena Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga Known mostly for his “Knockout of the Decade” over Mirko Cro Cop in 2007, Gabriel Gonzaga (16-9) has been an on-and-off force in the heavyweight division for a number of years. After losing…

January 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all of them. Luke Barnatt vs. Clint Hester, UFC Fight Night 63 A middleweight matchup between TUF 17 veterans Luke Barnatt and Clint Hester will take place at UFC Fight Night 63,…

January 21st, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of MMA’s legendary fighters is returning to the Octagon. The UFC has re-signed heavyweight Mirko Cro Cop, according to a report from Fighter’s Only’s John Joe O’Regan, which was later confirmed by the UFC. It’s assumed Cro Cop receieved a multi-fight deal. This is the third UFC stint for Cro Cop, who turns 41…

August 25th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

On a weekend with two UFC events, there was just as much intriguing MMA outside of the Octagon as in it. That says a lot about the numerous promotions around the world who put on relevant fights this weekend, and that’s exactly what we’re here to take a look at. The weekend started off well,…

June 20th, 2014
Dave Walsh

The Kickboxing world will be electric on Saturday, June 21st at the Forum from Inglewood, California for both GLORY 17 and GLORY’s Last Man Standing PPV events. GLORY 17 will air at 8pm Eastern time on Spike TV while Last Man Standing will take place directly following that at 10pm Eastern time on PPV. Saturday…

March 8th, 2014
Dave Walsh

This weekend marks GLORY’s first event of the year, GLORY 14 Zagreb, after a bit of an extended break after GLORY 13 Tokyo in December. This event promises to bring the fireworks to the table with a Middleweight Contender Tournament featuring four of the world’s most promising Middleweight Kickboxers. In the co-main event of the…