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December 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full main card betting odds for UFC on FOX 13 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a betting preview of the evening’s four-fight main card. Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic The main event of UFC on FOX 13 pits the former champ Junior dos Santos against rising contender Stipe Miocic in a heavyweight matchup. JDS…

December 9th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

After the UFC’s newest champion is determined on Friday night in Las Vegas, the Octagon moves one state over for the organization’s latest offering on FOX the next evening. The main event of UFC on FOX 13 should have serious implications on the heavyweight title picture as former champion Junior dos Santos attempts to hold…

September 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Nate Diaz is back. The TUF 5 winner and top-ranked lightweight will return from his year-long exile this winter when he takes on Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13, which takes place December 13 at U.S. Airways Center in in Phoenix, Arizona. Diaz hasn’t fought since knocking out Gray…

February 9th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 39 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Brandon From New Jersey (@BrandonfrmNJ) to talk about a variety of MMA topics including Dana White’s UFC 169 comments, Rousey being in the new “Entourage” movie, and even a little Olympic hockey. The Big Three 1) Where will Thiago Silva fight next…

December 4th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

While there wasn’t much ranked action this past week, he Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale’s main event slightly shook up the lightweight rankings.  MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Jason Nawara (@JasonNawara) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which will now be updated after every UFC event. One extra wrinkle this week is the…

December 2nd, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Finale is now in the past, and it leaves us with some match-ups to be desired. Some more than others… Starting things off in the bantamweight division, I would like to see Chris Holdsworth vs Yves Jabouin. I think a veteran like Jabouin will be a great test for the…

December 2nd, 2013
Gabe Killian

Note from the editor: The final tally of results was off in the original article. This mistake has been rectified and will not happen again. The Ultimate Fighter 18 finale is now behind us, and another season of the reality series is in the bag. It was the first card in UFC history to feature…

December 1st, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for your most trusted source of MMA betting knowledge: The Premium OddsCast. Our MMA betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone early on…

December 1st, 2013
Miguel

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s TUF 18 Finale card took place last night (Nov. 30, 2013) and in the main event, Nate Diaz sent Gray Maynard to a definitive TKO loss after a barrage of punches in round one. In the co-headlining bout, Julianna Pena won via TKO over Jessica Rakoczy while on the men’s side, Chris…

December 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The TUF 18 Finale took place tonight in Las Vegas, NV, and overall the event proved to be a solid night of fights, full of exciting finishes for the most part. Overall, seven betting favorites won while just two underdogs hit, and one fight closed as a true Pick ’em. Here’s a betting recap of…

November 30th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a profitable night, Nick Kalikas is looking to keep his winning ways going with The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. MMAOddsbreaker Premium has won 13 of the last 17 events and are up 28.11 units life-to-date for a return on investment of 13%. You can check a track record of premium and free bets here….

November 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Date: November 30, 2013 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, N.V. Bantamweight bout: Gray Maynard (-135) vs Nate Diaz (+125) Fight Breakdown: The main event for The Ultimate Fighter season 18 finale will be a lightweight scrap that completes the trilogy between TUF season five participant Gray Maynard,…

November 29th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

TUF 18 Finale November 30, 2013 Lightweights: Gray Maynard vs. Nate Diaz By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  It’s a sneaky trilogy matchup dating back to 2007. Nate Diaz first met Gray Maynard on the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter, when Diaz won by guillotine choke to advance to the show’s finals. In…

November 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The finale of the TUF 18 men’s bantamweight tournament is a three-round fight between Chris Holdsworth and Davey Grant. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook has Holdsworth as a -205 favorite (bet $205 to win $100), while Grant is a +165 dog (bet $100 to win $165). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally…

November 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The finale of the TUF 18 women’s bantamweight season is a three-round fight between Julianna Pena and Jessica Rakoczy. The current betting line for the bout at 5Dimes Sportsbook has Pena pegged as a -260 favorite (bet $260 to win $100), while Rakoczy is a +200 dog (bet $100 to win $200). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

November 28th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This Saturday the UFC will wrap up the 18th season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ as the first ever women’s ultimate fighter will be crowned, along with a champion from the 8-man men’s bracket. The card will also feature previous TUF winner Nate Diaz taking on Gray Maynard in what is being billed as a trilogy…

November 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

TUF 18 Finale Date: Nov. 30, 2013 Location: Las Vegas, NV Broadcast: FOX Sports 1 UFC Lightweight Nate Diaz (-140) Profile: TUF 5 winner and one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC, Nate Diaz (16-9) is no longer in his older brother Nick’s shadow. After years in the UFC and an overall 10-5 record inside the Octagon, Nate…

November 26th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale lightweight Gray Maynard as he prepares for his headlining bout this weekend (Nov. 30, 2013) against Nate Diaz at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former Ultimate Fighter season five standout and two-time title challenger has plenty of experience against Nate…

November 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today opened five betting lines for the TUF 18 Finale card at 5Dimes Sportsbook, and here they are below. ———————– TUF 18 Finale: Diaz vs. Maynard November 30, 2013 – Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, NV ——————– MAIN CARD Gray Maynard +100 Nate Diaz -140 — TBA TBA “TUF 18” men’s…

September 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC this weekend announced a number of new matchups for upcoming fight cards, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give a quick breakdown and my initial lean for all the matches. The first matchup is a heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva which headlines the UFC’s return to Australia this…

July 14th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC 164 card scheduled for August 31st in Milwaukee has a rebuilt main event for the Lightweight title between champion Ben Henderson and replacement Anthony Pettis. Henderson’s original opponent, Canadian TJ Grant was forced to pull out after suffering a concussion in training. Henderson was a -220 favorite over Grant, but I look for…

May 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Yesterday, the UFC suspended lightweight contender Nate Diaz indefinitely pending internal investigation for a controversial tweet directed at bantamweight fighter Bryan Caraway in which Diaz wrote that Caraway was a “f**.” Today, the UFC released details of the suspension to Diaz. The Stockton native has been suspended 90 days starting today and has also been…

May 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today suspended lightweight contender Nate Diaz indefinitely for tweeting out a homophobic remark about UFC bantamweight Bryan Caraway. Here’s the comment in question that Diaz wrote on Twitter today: “I feel bad for pat Healy that they took a innocent mans money and I think the guy who took the money is the…

April 24th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

With UFC on FOX 7 in the books, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Fighter Rankings are due for an update. While the biggest fights heading into the card were the Lightweight Title bout between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez, and the Heavyweight tilt with Daniel Cormier and Frank Mir, the biggest impact on the rankings came from another…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC on FOX 7 weigh-ins today took place in San Jose, CA, and all 24 competitors made weight for the fights. Below are the weigh-in results for each of the bouts, along with some quick thoughts about how each of the fighters looked on the scale. Main card (FOX) UFC lightweight title bout: Benson…

April 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Nate Diaz may have a fight this weekend against veteran Josh Thomson, but that hasn’t stopped the Cesar Gracie fighter from looking ahead to his next fight. The lightweight contender today told MMAjunkie.com that after his UFC on FOX 7 bout against Thomson, which takes place this Saturday night at HP Pavilion in San Jose,…

January 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC added four big fights to its upcoming UFC 159 card, including a middleweight clash between contenders Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher, which serves as the co-main event to the headliner of Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen. Both Bisping and Belcher are coming off of disappointing losses in their last outings to Vitor Belfort…

December 7th, 2012
Staff

UFC On Fox 5 Betting Preview, Picks, and Fight Card Analysis From MMAOddsbreaker Listen up as hosts Professional MMA Bettor Luca Fury and Leading MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas preview the upcoming UFC On Fox 5 fight card from a betting perspective. Before you place your UFC On Fox 5 bets, get true inside information for…

December 7th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC on FOX 5 Matchup: Benson Henderson (-150) vs. Nate Diaz (+120) for the UFC lightweight title Location: KeyArena, Seattle, Washington, United States Time: 8 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, December 8, 2012 How to watch: FOX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Benson “Smooth” Henderson MMA Record: 17-2 UFC Record: 5-0 Age: 29 Nationality: American Height: 5-9 Weight: 155 pounds…

December 7th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg talks UFC On…

December 7th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 5: December 8, 2012 Seattle, Washington UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson (-150) Profile: The former WEC lightweight champion and the man to dethrone Frankie Edgar from his 155-pound UFC title, Benson “Smooth” Henderson (17-2) has done nothing but impress in his six-year MMA career. He has a complete fighting game, from a…

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