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March 9th, 2017
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 106 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in…

March 8th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in back in Las Vegas, NV this past Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. It was an entertaining night of fights, and the scraps are now behind us, so let’s take a look at some potential matchups featuring a few of the competitors from…

March 7th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis is FINALLY back to preview UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs Gastelum, but first they talked about the terrible fight that was Woodley vs Thompson and then the much better fights that took place at UFC 209 including the ageless wonder with two first names Dan Kelly. Listen Here: Watch Here: Consensus…

March 7th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in back in Las Vegas, NV this past Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. It was an entertaining night of fights, and after the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight…

March 7th, 2017
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2017 (presented by MMAOddsBreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued on Saturday with UFC 209 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here’s the updated Top 20 leaderboard: There was a massive shakeup in the ToutMaster standings, with a new leader taking over the top spot. The Unicorn moved up from fourth to first overall on the back of…

March 7th, 2017
Matty

Despite his strong desire to return to welterweight, former TUF champion Kelvin Gastelum (13-2) will continue his run at middleweight when he takes on Brazilian legend Vitor Belfort (25-13) in his home country at UFC Fight Night 106 this Saturday (March 11, 2017) in Fortaleza, Brazil. Gastelum versus Belfort is the headliner on a 12-bout card…

March 6th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Multiple sources have confirmed that Brazilian featherweight Godofredo Pepey (13-4) is out of this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 106 matchup against Kyle Bochniak (7-1) with a nose injury. It is uncertain whether Boston’s Bochniak will remain on the card in Fortaleza, Brazil. Pepey, a Fortaleza native, has won four of his past five fights, with the lone…

March 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC 209. This article is aimed at the casual fan who is not familiar with most of the athletes competing on the card. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them…

March 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV 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 11 scheduled bouts that are set to…

March 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV 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 11 scheduled bouts that are set to…

March 4th, 2017
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 209 as Tyron Woodley defends his welterweight title against challenger Stephen Thompson in a rematch of their entertaining bout at UFC 205. Stephen…

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)…

March 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator returned Friday night (March 3, 2017) with Bellator 174: Budd vs. Coenen. The card was live from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, OK, and betting lines were made available at 5Dimes Sportsbook. In the main event of the evening, Strikeforce veteran Julia Budd defeated women’s MMA pioneer Marloes Coenen via TKO in the fourth…

March 3rd, 2017
Gabe Killian

‘Ask Cousin Gabe’ is an article at MMAOddsBreaker.com where I answer questions from readers. If you would like to ask me a question regarding wagering, any upcoming fight cards, or MMA in general, please email it to [email protected] and make sure to include your name and location. “Who is your favorite underdog at UFC 209?…

March 3rd, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV 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 11 scheduled bouts that are set to…

March 3rd, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight title bout: Stephen Thompson (-170) vs. Tyron Woodley (+150) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 209 is a five-round main event title rematch between the defending champion Tyron Woodley and the challenger Stephen Thompson. The pair fought to a draw in their…

March 2nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 174 Date: March 3, 2017 Arena: WinStar World Casino City: Thackerville, OK Bellator Fighting Championship is back in Thackerville, OK this Friday night (March 3, 2017) with Bellator 174: Coenen vs. Budd. The four-fight main card will be live on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET, with preliminary action preceding it on the promotion’s…

March 2nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV 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…

March 2nd, 2017
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 209 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in fight week…

March 1st, 2017
Matty

After the UFC crowned its first women’s featherweight champion last month, Bellator will follow suit this Friday (March 3, 2017) with its latest card at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, OK. The main event at  Bellator 174 will pit Marloes Coenen (23-7) against Julia Budd (9-2), who has reeled off seven consecutive wins since falling to…

March 1st, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV 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…

March 1st, 2017
Reed Kuhn

1. Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t the only dominant grappler on the card Sure, Nurmagomedov has owned opponents on the mat for 96 percent of the time he’s spent there, but there are actually two other fighters who’ve spent even more of their total fight time controlling opponents on the ground. Mirsad Bektic and Luis Henrique have each…

February 28th, 2017
Matty

MMAOddsBreaker.com‘s very own MMA betting expert Gabe Killian discussed opening lines for UFC 209 and shared his picks with Jon Anik and Kenny Florian on their podcast (25-minute mark) Monday (February 27, 2017). Gabe will be trying to top Kenny for the second time in as many attempts. Listen to the latest edition of The Anik…

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…

February 25th, 2017
Matty

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson first met at UFC 205 on November 12th in an epic ‘Fight of the Night’ which ended in a majority draw. The challenger Thompson closed as a -175 betting favorite (bet $175 to win $100) at 5Dimes Sportsbook with the champ Woodley a +165 underdog (bet $100…

February 24th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Just eight Fridays into the new year, and the new Legacy Fighting Alliance is already on their fifth event. The amalgamation of Legacy FC and RFA has allowed for a much more packed schedule than either promotion could manage on their own, and should help them develop momentum throughout the year. LFA 5 will be…

February 23rd, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Over the next couple of months, Bellator seems to be returning to a more frequent schedule, as Friday’s Bellator 173 (February 24, 2017) marks the second of three events on consecutive weeks. The end of March and April will see something similar, as the promotion will be holding cards on four straight weekends. First things…

February 22nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada last Sunday (February 19, 2017) for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne, where five of 11 bouts ended inside the distance. The scraps are now behind us, so let’s take a look at some potential matchups…

February 22nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada last Sunday (February 19, 2017) for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne, where five of 11 bouts ended inside the distance. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of…

February 21st, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada last Sunday (February 19, 2017) for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne, where five of 11 bouts ended inside the distance. The scraps are now behind us, so let’s take a look at some potential matchups…

February 21st, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada last Sunday (February 19, 2017) for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne, where five of 11 bouts ended inside the distance. The night of action is now in our rear view, so let’s take a look…

February 20th, 2017
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2017 (presented by MMAOddsBreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued last Sunday (February 19, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Here’s the updated Top 20 leaderboard: There was a major shakeup in the ToutMaster standings, with CASHDPT7 moving all the way up from 15th place into first overall with a score of 46.95…

February 19th, 2017
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax on Sunday night (February 19, 2017). This article is aimed at the casual fan who is not familiar with most of the athletes competing on the card. I will also be following…

February 19th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time in promotional history this Sunday (February 19, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne. The 11-fight card is set…

February 19th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time in promotional history this Sunday (February 19, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne. The 11-fight card is set…

February 19th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis did a live fight companion podcast for main card of Bellator 172. Fedor was supposed to fight Matt Mitrione, then just before the card started Bellator announced the fight was off as Mitrione was in the hospital for kidney stones. That put a damper on the night and was a sign to…

February 18th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Middleweight bout: Hector Lombard (-125) vs. Johny Hendricks (+115) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax will be a middleweight contest between former UFC welterweight champion Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and…

February 18th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione Date: February 18, 2017 Arena: SAP Center City: San Jose, CA Bellator Fighting Championship is back this Saturday (February 18, 2017) with Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione. The five-fight main card is scheduled to kick off at 9 p.m. ET on Spike TV, with preliminary action preceding it on the promotion’s website at…

February 18th, 2017
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 main card at Bellator 172 in San Jose, California as Cheick Kongo takes on Oli Thompson. Cheick Kongo (Record: 25-10, -265 Favorite) The longtime heavyweight and one…

February 18th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time in promotional history this Sunday (February 19, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne. The 11-fight card is set…

February 17th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time in promotional history this Sunday (February 19, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne. The 11-fight card is set…

February 17th, 2017
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 105 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, as Travis Browne takes on Derrick Lewis in a Top 15 heavyweight clash. Travis Browne (Record:…

February 17th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Heavyweight bout: Derrick Lewis (-110) vs Travis Browne (-110) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax will be a five-round heavyweight tilt between Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis and Travis “Hapa”…

February 17th, 2017
Matty

Legacy Fighting Alliance returns tonight (Friday, February 17, 2017) for the promotion’s fourth event. Two title belts will be on the line during the event, which will be televised on AXS TV. The inaugural featherweight title bout pits Kevin Aguilar (11-1) against Damon Jackson (11-1-1). The inaugural women’s flyweight title will also be decided between Andrea…

February 16th, 2017
Matty

Cage Warriors is back for the first time since last November with Cage Warriors 80 this Saturday (February 18, 2017) from the 02 Arena in London, England.  The welterweight world title will be on the line in the main event with Karl “Psycho” Amoussou (23-7-2) taking on Matt Inman (19-8) for the belt in the main event. Amoussou is…

February 16th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

For the first time since 2011, Fedor Emelianenko will return to North America to compete this Saturday (February 18, 2017) at Bellator 172 in San Jose, CA. After falling to Dan Henderson in July 2011 — his third consecutive loss following a 28-fight winning streak — Emelianenko fought three times (successfully) under the M-1 and…

February 16th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time in promotional history this Sunday (February 19, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne. The 11-fight card is set…

February 16th, 2017
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 105 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in…

February 14th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history last Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie. It was a lackluster event that saw the promotion’s inaugural women’s featherweight champion get crowned and nine out of 10 bouts go the distance. The scraps are…

February 14th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history last Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie. It was a lackluster event that saw the promotion’s inaugral women’s featherweight champion get crowned and nine out of 10 bouts go the distance. The scraps are…

February 13th, 2017
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2017 (presented by MMAOddsBreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued on Saturday with UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York. Here’s the updated Top 20 leaderboard: Teamxbladz and McDuckMMA flip flopped at the top of the leaderboard. Teamxbladz now holds a .90 point lead over McDuckMMA. The biggest mover at the top of the standings was Dbell_MT, who…