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January 1st, 2019
Adam Martin.

First off, Happy New Year! 2019 should be a very exciting year for the sport of MMA. But before we get to the new year, we have to talk about the PFL card that went down Monday night. PFL 11: The Championship took place New Year’s Eve at Madison Square Garden in New York City,…

December 31st, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple new UFC bouts were revealed over the weekend. Here they are, along with my thoughts on them. Dennis Bermudez vs. Te Edwards, UFC on ESPN+ 1 Featherweights Dennis Bermudez and Te Edwards will meet at UFC on ESPN+ 1, which takes place January 19 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Newsday first…

December 28th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The UFC held the press conference on Thursday for this weekend’s UFC 232 event in Inglewood, California, and it was one of the uglier pressers in recent memory. Both UFC president Dana White and headliner Jon Jones refused to delve too deep about Jones’ recent drug test failure, and the result was a press conference…

December 23rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

Michael Chiesa’s Lawsuit Against Conor McGregor Revealed The UFC 223 bus incident is not in the rear-view mirror just yet for Conor McGregor. The Irish superstar was sued by Michael Chiesa after he was injured in the dolly-throwing incident back at UFC 223, and now we have details of the lawsuit. TMZ was the first…

May 29th, 2018
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin preview UFC Fight Night 131 in Utica on this pre-taped episode of the show (James is currently on vacation in Ireland!) Just an note this was recorded before Hector Sandoval was out of his fight with Jarred Brooks and replaced by Jose “Shorty” Torres. Adam has picked Torres, James…

March 18th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Now that UFC Fight Night 127 has come and gone, it’s time to look back at the fighters competing on the card and analyze whether their stock went up, down, or stayed the same. Stock Way Up Alexander Volkov – There was no bigger riser on the card than Volkov, who viciously knocked out Fabricio…

January 15th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 103 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Sunday, January 15, 2017) in Phoenix, Arizona, and features an featherweight main event between the legend BJ Penn and rising…

November 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 98 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, November 5, 2016) in Mexico City, Mexico, and features a lightweight bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Tony Ferguson….

October 1st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 96 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, October 1, 2016) in Portland, Oregon, and features a bantamweight bout between John Dodson and John Lineker. Without…

September 30th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Timothy Johnson (10-2-0) vs. Alexander Volkov (26-6-0): UFC Fight Night 99, November 19 UFC heavyweight standout Timothy Johnson has a fight booked, and it’s a doozy. Johnson will square off opposite former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov in the promotion’s return to Ireland for UFC Belfast this November. Johnson most recently showcased some serious toughness,…

September 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Aldo Wants Out While much of the MMA world was celebrating that Conor McGregor will take on Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 this November, a certain interim UFC featherweight champion was extremely upset. Jose Aldo, the man who McGregor defeated for the UFC featherweight title last December, who beat Frankie Edgar at UFC 100, was…

September 24th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 95 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, September 24, 2016) in Brasilia, Brazil, and features a 140 lb catchweight bout between Cris Cyborg and Lina…

September 17th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 94 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, September 17, 2016) in Cleveland, Ohio, and features a lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Dustin Poirier. Without further…

September 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 93 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, September 3, 2016) in Hamburg, Germany, and features a heavyweight bout between Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett. Without further…

August 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 21 Fight Video Highlights: Demian Maia vs Carlos Condit     UFC on Fox 21 Fight Video Highlights: Anthony Pettis vs Charles Oliveira     UFC on Fox 21 Fight Video Highlights: Paige VanZant vs Bec Rawlings   “UFC 203 Preview Video”  

August 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC on Fox 21 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, August 27, 2016) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and features a UFC welterweight bout between Carlos Condit and Demian Maia….

August 20th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 202 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, August 20, 2016) in Atlanta Georgia, and features a UFC welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Without further ado: Reed Kuhn’s…

August 16th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Sources confirm Bellator featherweight Henry Corrales has suffered an undisclosed injury in training and is likely out of his scheduled Bellator 160 co-main event bout against BodyShop MMA’s AJ McKee. It is unclear whether Bellator will find a replacement on such short notice or move McKee to a future card. It is my guess that…

August 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 92 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, August 6, 2016) in Salt Lake City, Utah, and features a UFC featherweight fight between Yair Rodriguez and Alex…

August 5th, 2016
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 92. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them in 140 characters or less. If interested in wagering on this fight card, all lines will be made available…

August 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Fresh off a fight having been taken out from under him, Ian McCall already had a new one booked as he’s expected to face prospect Ray Borg at UFC 203 in Cleveland next month. McCall was initially supposed to face Justin Scoggins this past weekend for UFC 201, but Scoggins missed weight badly and McCall…

August 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

This fall’s upcoming fight lineup is certainly starting to heat up, and UFC tossed some lighter fluid on the fire with several intriguing match-ups all announced in the last 24 hours, no bigger than the return to the Octagon of the most dominant woman in MMA history, Cris Cyborg. Cyborg is expected to headline the…

August 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

As first reported by MMA Fighting last night, Tony Ferguson will get his shot at Rafael dos Anjos later this fall. Ferguson had been campaigning for a shot against RDA, although it will have to come after dos Anjos lost his title to Eddie Alvarez this past July. Ferguson is currently riding an eight-fight winning…

August 2nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

At long last, Nick Diaz is a free man, so he received quite a bit of attention yesterday, the first day that his suspension is over. Diaz was popped for marijuana following his fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on January 31, 2015 and has not competed since. It was the third time Diaz…

August 1st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 201: Robbie Lawler vs Tyron Woodley video highlights UFC 201: Rose Namajunas vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz video highlights UFC 201: Matt Brown vs Jake Ellenberger video highlights UFC 201: Nikita Krylov vs Ed Herman video highlights  

July 30th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 201 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, July 30, 2016) in Atlanta Georgia, and features a UFC welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger…

July 23rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC on FOX 20. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them in 140 characters or less. If interested in wagering on this fight card, all lines will be made available…

July 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 200 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, July 9, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a strawweight title main event between champion Miesha Tate and challenger Amanda…

July 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Friday, July 8, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a strawweight title main event between champion Joanna…

July 1st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Tim Means (25-7-1) vs. Sean Strickland (18-1-0): UFC 202, August 20, 2016 Fresh off a brief suspension due to what was ruled a tainted supplement, UFC welterweight Tim Means is back in the saddle as he faces red hot Sean Strickland. Means was supposed to fight Donald Cerrone in the main event of a fight…

June 6th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the three biggest storylines to develop from UFC 199 in Los Angeles, California. #1 Career Defining Moment – 37 year old Englishman Michael Bisping had perhaps had the best career of any mixed martial artist without receiving a title shot. When he upset at Anderson Silva in a close…

June 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 199 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Saturday, June 4, 2016) in Inglewood, California, and features a middleweight title main event between champion Luke Rockhold and challenger Michael Bisping. Without further…

June 3rd, 2016
Miguel

The sportsbooks are carrying a handful of fights from around the world for this Saturday June 4th. Sat 6/4 – StubHub Center – Carson, California Super Featherweight 12 rounds – Orlando Salido +240 Francisco Vargas -300 The main fights from Golden Boy’s show at the StubHub Center air on HBO, and the headliner is the…

May 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 88 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (May 29, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a bantamweight main event between undefeated fighters Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt….

May 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Matt Brown (20-14-0) vs. Jake Ellenberger (30-11-0); UFC 201, July 30. Fresh off his late third round submission defeat to Demian Maia at UFC 198, Matt Brown is already hopping back on the wagon with a fight booked against Jake Ellenberger. Ellenberger, once one of the scariest men in the UFC welterweight division, has been on a…

May 24th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Time for your morning MMA headlines, and we’re going to kick things off with some unfortunate news. BJ Penn Removed from UFC 199 UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn was pulled from his upcoming bout against Cole Miller at UFC 199 after admitting to IV use during an out of sample collection from USADA. IV use…

April 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC on Fox 19 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (April 16, 2016) at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, and features a light heavyweight main event between Glover Teixeira and Rashad…

April 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 86 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (April 10, 2016) at Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia, and features a heavyweight main event between Junior dos Santos and…

April 2nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Report: Daniel Cormier out of UFC 197 fight with Jon Jones Originally reported by BJPenn.com, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier is injured and will be forced to pull out of his upcoming UFC 197 main event title defense against Jon Jones. There is no word on whether Jones will fight a late replacement like Anthony…

March 25th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Jessica Eye vs Sara McMann set for UFC Fight Night 88 Announced last night via UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1, former women’s bantamweight title challenger Sara McMann will look to get back to her winning ways against Ohio’s own Jessica Eye. Both Eye and McMann are on two-fight losing streaks, having both lost to…

March 19th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 85 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (March 19, 2016) at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia, and features a heavyweight main event between Mark Hunt…

March 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 85: “Hunt vs Mir” takes place today (Friday, March 18, 2016) from inside the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 6:30 pm ET. The event is headlined by a heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Frank Mir. UFC Fight Night…

March 12th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as World Series of Fighting 29 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (March 12, 2016) at the 02 Arena in London, Colorado, and features a lightweight title main event between champion…

March 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 196 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (March 5, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a welterweight main event between Conor McGregor and…

February 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 84 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (February 27, 2016) at the 02 Arena in London, England, and features a middleweight main event between Anderson Silva and Michael…

February 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 83 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (February 21, 2016) at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and features a welterweight main event between Donald Cerrone…

February 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 82 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (February 6, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a welterweight main event between Johny…

January 30th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC on Fox 18 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (January 30, 2016) at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, and features a light heavyweight main event between Anthony Johnson…

January 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

On the latest episode of the Anik & Flo Podcast with UFC commentators/analysts Jon Anik and Kenny Florian, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis made some interesting revealations about his Roufusport teammate and former WWE superstar CM Punk’s Octagon debut. “Everyday, he’s getting closer,” said Pettis. Punk announced his signing with the UFC in…

January 2nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 195 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (January 2, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a welterweight title main event between champion…

December 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC on Fox 17 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (December 192, 2015) at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, and features a lightweight title main event between champion Rafael…