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October 10th, 2018
Adam Martin.

After months of rumors about what the main event of UFC 230 would be, we finally have out answer, though the announcement of the headliner was also followed by news the co-main event is off. I’ll give me thoughts on the updated card in today’s MMA odds and ends. UFC 230 Gets Cormier vs Lewis,…

December 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After crowning Lando Vannata with our KO of the Year, and Mackenzie Dern with Submission of the Year, now it’s time to switch gears and look at the best fight of 2016. Conor McGregor’s massive drawing power made 2016 one of the most lucrative in UFC history, and he provided some big money fights with…

December 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

On our 2016 Awards Show Special myself (@LynchOnSports) and Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) hand out hardware. 2016 Fighter of the Year JAMES Stipe Miocic – 3-0 in 2016, captured UFC heavyweight title. Honourable mention – Michael Bisping CARLIN Michael Bisping – 3-0 in 2016. Captured UFC middleweight title IAN Conor McGregor – 2-1 in 2016. Became first active…

November 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Conor McGregor set a record last weekend (November 12, 2016) at UFC 205 when he became the first man to simultaneously hold championships in multiple weight classes, winning the featherweight strap from Jose Aldo last year at UFC 194 and most recently defeating Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight belt on Saturday night. So the big question…

October 11th, 2016
Matty

NSAC makes McGregor pay for water-bottle incident at UFC 202 press conference You know it’s a slow news day in MMA when the lead story is UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor getting fined for throwing a water bottle back in August at a press conference to promote his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202….

August 23rd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The guys broke down the unbelievable fight that was Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz as well as touched on a couple of the other fights on UFC 202. Then they previewed UFC on FOX 21 delving deep into a bunch of newcomer’s fight camps and back stories only the way we know how. Lance bullied…

August 22nd, 2016
Brad Wharton

It’s very rare that anything lives up to the weight of expectation any more… movies, videogames… especially fights. In this social, digital age, our streams of consciousness are all interconnected for months and weeks of build up. We’ve discussed, debated and deconstructed every angle, from the feasible to the infeasible, the sublime to the ridiculous….

August 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 202 Fight Video Highlights: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz     UFC 202 Fight Video Highlights: Donald Cerrone vs. Rick Story   UFC 202 Fight Video Highlights: Cody Garbrandt vs. Takeya Mizugaki   “Baby Slice” off Bellator 160 due to injury Kevin Ferguson, Jr’s professional MMA debut will have to wait as “Baby Slice”…

August 21st, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 170 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First were joined by UFC middleweight Sam Alvey who takes on Kevin Casey this Saturday at UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver. Then after we’ll be joined by The Province MMA journalist Spencer Kyte will preview the UFC…

August 20th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 202 rematch between Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz. I spoke to the following fighters. Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight 00:00:30 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:01:06 Kurt Holobaugh…

August 18th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 202 Pre-Fight Press Conference gets heated, Diaz and McGregor throw bottles at each other   Newcomer Albert Morales replaces Manny Gamburyan against Alejandro Perez at UFC Fight Night 94 Danny Segura of MMA Fighting (via UFC Español) reported Tuesday that Manny Gamburyan has pulled out of UFC Fight Night 94 due to personal reasons, newcomer Alberta…

August 17th, 2016
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 202 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

August 17th, 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 ahead to the much anticipated sequel headlining UFC 202: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor.   Nate Diaz (Record: 19-10, +110 Underdog, Fighter Grade: A- (Lightweight)) The long time Cesar…

August 16th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

We hope that our longtime listeners will listen to this week’s episode of The MMA Analysis Faithfully, while new listeners will greet us with Open Arms. If not, it’s okay, we can agree to go our Separate Ways. Just remember when it comes to MMA podcasts, only The MMA Analysis can bring it Any Way…

August 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson officially headline UFC 204  UFC officials announced Monday that the rematch between UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson is official as they will headline UFC 204 on October 8 in Manchester, England. The Las Vegas based promotion also announced six other fights, the most notable include Vitor Belfort (25-12) vs. Gegard…

August 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Conor McGregor show rolls into town in a week and a half (August 20, 2016) for UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Irishman’s highly-anticipated rematch against Nate Diaz will headline the card. The odds for that bout were released this past June, and early action has come in on both sides, although with…

June 29th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be returning to Las Vegas, Nevada this August 20th for UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor 2. Nearly three months away, the fight card is now almost complete with 10-bouts, and two to three more are expected to be added on the preliminary card. If interested in wagering on any bouts for this…

June 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Brock Lesnar will compete at UFC 200 in the co-main event Current WWE superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his return to the octagon at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt. UFC officials made the announcement Saturday night regarding Lesnars return and today on SportsCentre, it was revealed he’ll fight Mark Hunt. Lesnar (5-3 )…

June 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

No, it’s not going to be Floyd Mayweather Jr, but the highly anticipated rematch will be taking place this summer. Nate Diaz shocked the mixed martial arts world earlier this year when he handed UFC golden boy Conor McGregor his first loss inside the Octagon. Diaz had originally stepped in as an injury replacement for UFC…

June 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

Dana White says he’s looking at ‘another fight’ for Conor McGregor instead of Nate Diaz UFC president Dana White joined ESPN’s SportsCenter Thursday and mentioned that featherweight champion Conor McGregor may not face Nate Diaz in his next fight. But he did open it up as a possibility in an interview later with FS1’s “The Herd” “It’s just been tough….

April 21st, 2016
James Lynch

Dana White says Conor McGregor could still compete at UFC 200 in July After yesterday’s bombshell about Conor McGregor being pulled from UFC 200, Dana White joined Colin Cowherd Wednesday on “The Herd on Fox Sports 1”  to explain in further detail about his decision to remove the UFC featherweight champ from the marquee event in July. ”…

April 20th, 2016
James Lynch

Dana White “Conor McGregor pulled from UFC 200, because he wouldn’t attend a press conference” Did Conor McGregor retire yesterday? We don’t know for sure,  but one thing is certain, the UFC featherweight champion won’t be fighting at UFC 200. First here’s his tweet that erupted social media yesterday. I have decided to retire young. Thanks for…

March 31st, 2016
James Lynch

McGregor vs. Diaz II headlines UFC 200; Aldo vs. Edgar II booked for interim featherweight title UFC officials confirmed Wednesday evening that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II will headline UFC 200 in July in a welterweight affair.  In addition the promotion announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will fight for an interim 145-pound belt. McGregor (19-3) is…

March 28th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Nate Diaz shocked the mixed martial arts world earlier this month when he handed UFC golden boy Conor McGregor his first loss inside the Octagon. Diaz had originally stepped in as an injury replacement for UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos on 11 days’ notice. Prior to the loss, McGregor had taken the UFC by…

March 27th, 2016
Betting Bruiser

Recently Dana White drew some ire when he stated that Connor McGregor did what George St. Pierre (GSP) wouldn’t. For the first time I was deeply offended by a remark made by Dana White. Like many millions of MMA fans I am usually entertained by the words that come from the face of the company. More…

March 9th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis crew recaps the craziness that was UFC 196. The guys also ramble about Bellator and comas. Get some pizza delivered and dig into this weeks episode. Listen here: Consensus Bet Record (2016): 4-7 Consensus Bet Record (Overall): 26-28-1 Tracked by GambleProSheets Click HERE to play the consensus bet of the week Direct…

March 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Paige VanZant joins Season 22 of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Officials recently announced that UFC strawweight Paige VanZant will be joining the Season 22 cast of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ VanZant (6-2), is coming off a submission loss to Rose Namajunas back in December which snapped her three-fight win streak. She’ll join Randy Couture and Chuck…

March 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Video Highlights: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor (UFC 196)    Video Highlights: Miesha Tate vs. Holly Holm (UFC 196)    Video Highlights: UFC 196 post fight presser   Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Wonderboy Thompson headline UFC Ottawa UFC President Dana White announced Friday that  Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson will headline UFC Fight Night 89 in the promotions…

March 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 82 taking place last weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMAOddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) has 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. To access the full MMAOddsBreaker rankings,…

March 6th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 146 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) live from Las Vegas, recap the entire UFC 196 event in depth. The Big Three  1) Bigger UFC 196 upset? Diaz over McGregor or Tate over Holm? 2) Who do you want to see Diaz and Tate fight next? 3) Anything else…

March 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2016 and just like last year, we’re keeping a running tally of our staff’s fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. Everyone has a clean slate with the new year, and we’ve added one new staff member to the our special picks chart this time around. After five…

March 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 196: “McGregor vs Diaz” takes place today (Friday, March 4, 2016) from inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 7:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a welterweight bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. UFC 196 Weigh-in…

March 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Saturday night’s (March 5, 2016) UFC 196 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main event this weekend featuring the welterweight headliner Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz and women’s bantamweight title co-main event…

March 3rd, 2016
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 196 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

March 3rd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Two weeks of weird quotes from Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz have led us to this weekend, where the featherweight champion will move up to welterweight… to fight a lightweight. Both fighters should be commended for putting this bout together on short notice to keep this card intact. The MMA Analysis should also be commended…

March 1st, 2016
Mike James

The main event of UFC 196 is a heavily-anticipated welterweight match-up between UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor and former lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz. The brash McGregor was scheduled to face UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos for his belt, but the Brazilian was forced to withdraw from the fight last week due to a…

February 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Believe it or not, there is more than just the wacky welterweight main event between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and former lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz on UFC 196. While all the attention will be focused on the pair of brash men in the main event, the card also features Holly Holm’s first defense…

February 26th, 2016
Brad Wharton

By Brad Wharton It’s tough to imagine a time when an Anderson Silva-helmed Saturday night spectacular would be overshadowed in the MMA bubble, let alone by something as supposedly trivial as a press conference. But when this week’s page in the history book (or Wikipedia) is written, 20 minutes of glorious televised shit-talking in a UFC…

February 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Watch the replay of Wednesday’s UFC 196 press conference (Presser starts at 27 min mark)    Watch Episode 2 of UFC Fight Night 84’s Embedded   Barroso vs. Krylov and Cabral vs. Madadi added to UFC Fight Night 87 According to Combate and Globo, the UFC has added Francimar Barroso vs. Nikita Krylov and Yan Cabral vs. Reza…

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Peter Barrett (5-0) and brother Max Barrett (1-0) discuss their wins at Cage Titans 27 on Jan. 30th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  They also talk about the cage breaking loose in one of the earlier fights on the card, how they celebrated after their victories and when they’d both like…

January 30th, 2016
James Lynch

Peter Barrett (4-0) and his brother Max Barrett (0-0) discuss their upcoming fights at Cage Titans 27 on Jan. 30th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Peter and Max also talk about growing up together, influence of the Diaz brothers, fine dining and why they plan on sticking around with Cage Titans…

December 27th, 2015
James Lynch

Our 2015 Awards Show is brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) hand out a number of awards for the following categories. Knockout Of The Year Award – 01:17 Submission Of The Year Award – 02:48 Fight Of The Year Award – 04:29 Upset Of The Year Award – 07:19 Surprise Of The…

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…

August 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Monday started out as a relatively tame news day in MMA. There were a couple of fight announcements that knocked nobody’s socks off (Aisling Daly vs. Ericka Almeida at Fight Night 76, and Brendan O’Reilly vs. William Macario at UFC 193), World Series of Fighting did World Series of Fighting things (announcing a one-night, eight-man…

August 4th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is coming off an impressive first round submission victory over James Moontasri at UFC Fight Night 71, which improved his winning streak to four straight. Lee (11-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 116 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Moontasri win most impressive of his…

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…

December 15th, 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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC on FOX 13. Surprises Stipe Miocic — Not many people were giving Stipe Miocic much of a chance to…

December 15th, 2014
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 on FOX 13 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Junior dos Santos wins by any decision (+600)/JDS wins by…

December 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This weekend was an interesting one in the two extremes of UFC weight classes. Friday night’s TUF 20 Finale focused almost exclusively on the women’s strawweight division, crowning the first champion at that weight. Saturday things went to the completely opposite end of the spectrum, as heavyweights more than double the size of the women…

December 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 13 took place Saturday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, and overall it was a terrific fight card that featured a number of standout performances, big-time upsets and brutal finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a…

December 13th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC on Fox 13. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1. Nate Diaz vs. Donald Cerrone – UFC 141 Upcoming Bout: Nate Diaz…

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