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September 8th, 2018
Staff

Bare Knuckle Boxing 13 takes place at the Indigo Arena at the O2 complex this Saturday (September 8, 2018). For those unaware of the rules, fights are anywhere between three and five rounds, with each round being two minutes. Scoring is similar to boxing and MMA with a maximum of 10 points per round. Fighters…

September 7th, 2018
James Lynch

LFA 48 takes place at Viaero Center in Kearney, Nebraska on Friday (Sept. 7, 2018) at 9pm ET live on AXS TV. Two of the top bantamweight prospects go to war in the main event as Roufusports’ Raufeon Stots faces Ryan Lilley.  Stots (9-1) hasn’t fought since December where he submitted Arnold Berdon in the first…

September 5th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

The online sportsbook Bet DSI is offering the first ever odds for professional arm wrestling. The World Armwrestling League (WAL) is holding the Supermatch Showdown Championships today (Wednesday, September 5, 2018) in Atlanta. The event takes place at 7 p.m. ET and can be watched on Bleacher Report Live. Professional Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently opened…

September 3rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 228 takes place Saturday, September 8 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the full card, and here they are, along with my initial thoughts on them. UFC 228 Opening Odds Tyron Woodley -145Darren Till +115 Valentina Shevchenko -675Nicco Montano +450 Jessica Andrade -280Karolina Kowalkiewicz…

September 1st, 2018
Staff

Invicta FC 31 takes place at Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri, Tonight (Sept. 1, 2018) at 8 p.m. (ET) live on UFC Fight Pass. The main event features Invicta flyweight champion Virna Jandiroba as she looks to defend her title against top contender Janaisa Morandin. MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting odds…

September 1st, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming light heavyweight main event at UFC Fight Night 138 between Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks, and here they are: UFC Fight Night 138 Saturday, October 27 at Moncton Events Center in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Volkan Oezdemir -210 Anthony Smith +160 And…

August 29th, 2018
Adam Martin.

PFL 7 takes place Thursday, August 30 at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The offshore sporsbooks recently released the full odds for the card, and here they are. PFL 7 Opening Odds Smealinho Rama -475Jamie Abdallah +325 Sean O’Connell -160Bazigit Ataev +120 Alexandre Bezerra -135Magomed Idrisov -105 Anderson Ferreira De Souza Santos…

August 23rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming women’s flyweight title bout at UFC 228 between champion Nicco Montano and challenger Valentina Shevchenko were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks, and here they are: UFC 228 Opening Odds Saturday, September 8 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas Valentina Shevchenko -675 Nicco Montano +450 And here are…

August 22nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming welterweight title fight at 228 between champion Tyron Woodley and champion Darren Till were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks, and here they are: UFC 228 Opening Odds Saturday, September 8 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas Tyron Woodley -145 Darren Till +115 And here are my initial…

August 22nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 135 takes place Saturday, August 25 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the full card, and here they are. UFC Fight Night 135 Opening Odds Justin Gaethje -115James Vick -115 Michael Johnson -165Andre Fili +125 Angela Hill -175Cortney Casey +135 Bryan Barberena…

August 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming heavyweight main event at UFC Fight Night 136 between Mark Hunt and Aleksei Oleinik were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks, and here they are: UFC Fight Night 136 Opening Odds Saturday, September 15 at Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia Mark Hunt -215 Aleksei Oleinik +165 And here are…

August 19th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming lightweight main event at UFC Fight Night 135 between James Vick and Justin Gaethje were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks, and here they are: UFC Fight Night 135 Opening Odds Saturday, August 25 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska James Vick -115 Justin Gaethje -115 And here…

August 18th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming lightweight bout at UFC 230 between Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks, and here they are: UFC 230 Opening Odds Saturday, November 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York Dustin Poirier -190 Nate Diaz +150 And here are my…

August 18th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming lightweight title bout at UFC 229 between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Conor McGregor were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks, and here they are: UFC 229 Opening Odds Saturday, October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada Khabib Nurmagomedov -245 Conor McGregor +175 And here are my…

August 17th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Bellator 204 takes place Friday, August 17 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the main card, and here they are. Bellator 204 Opening Odds Darrion Caldwell -210Noad Lahat +160 James Gallagher -230Ricky Bandejas +170 Logan Storley -280AJ Matthews +200 Tywan Claxton -350Cris Lencioni +250…

August 17th, 2018
James Lynch

CES 52 takes place at 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA (former home to ECW Wrestling) on Friday (Aug. 17, 2018) at 7pm ET live on AXS TV. Chris Curtis’ vacant welterweight title is up for grabs as Jason Norwood faces Jeremiah Wells. Norwood (18-5) gets a second crack at a CES title as he’s coming off…

August 16th, 2018
Adam Martin.

PFL 6 takes place Thursday, August 16 at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. PFL 6 Opening Odds Pavel Kusch -125Ray Cooper III -115 Abubakar Nurmagomedov -600Jonatan Westin +400 Joao Zeferino -335Yuri Villefort +245 Magomed Magomedkerimov -155Bojan Velickovic…

August 10th, 2018
James Lynch

LFA 47 takes place at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas on Friday (Aug. 10, 2018) at 9pm ET live on AXS TV. UFC veteran Damon Jackson faces Roufusport’s Nate Jennerman for the interim featherweight title with the winner likely fighting champion Kevin Aguilar next.  Jackson (15-2-1) has gone 6-1 since he was released from…

August 9th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

Glory 56 takes place Friday, August 10th at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Coloradio. .The main event sees Glory light heavyweight champion Artem Vakhitov (19-5) put his belt on the line against challenger Danyo Ilunga (58-13). Pereira has an 8-1 record in Glory and has won six straight fights, winning the title at Glory 28…

August 7th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 16 takes place Tuesday, August 7 at the UFC Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the odds for the card, and here they are. Dana White’s Contender Series 16 Opening Odds Greg Hardy -280Tebaris Gordon +200 Bobby Moffett -430Jacob Kilburn +310 Joseph Lowry -245Devonte…

August 5th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Tito Ortiz fights arch rival Chuck Liddell in a trilogy match later this year for Golden Boy Promotions’ MMA debut event. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for this third fight between the two legends, and here they are. MMA Futures Opening Odds Tito Ortiz -180Chuck Liddell +140 And here are my thoughts…

August 3rd, 2018
James Lynch

CES 51 takes place at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island on Friday (Aug. 3, 2018) at 7pm ET live on AXS TV. Lightweight champion Nate Andrews defends his title against D’Juan Owens in the main event.  Andrews (13-1) is currently riding a seven-fight win streak including a submission victory over Chris Padilla at…

July 31st, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 227 takes place Saturday, August 4 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the complete card, and here they are, along with my initial thoughts on them. UFC 227 Opening Odds TJ Dillashaw -135Cody Garbrandt -105 Demetrious Johnson -475Henry Cejudo +325 Renato Moicano -165Cub Swanson…

July 30th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 15 takes place Tuesday, July 31 at the UFC Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the odds for the card, and here they are. Dana White’s Contender Series 15 Opening Odds Roosevelt Rogers -475Garrett Gross +325 Mitchell Sipe -285Don’Tale Mayes +205 Ian Heinisch -365Justin…

July 27th, 2018
James Lynch

LFA 46 takes place at Felker Field Hangar at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Newport News, Virginia on Friday (July 27, 2018) at 10pm ET live on AXS TV. LFA welterweight champion James Nakashima makes the first defense of his title against undefeated Kyle Stewart.  Nakashima (8-0) has been on the sidelines since September due to…

July 25th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

BetDSI has opened Tyron Woodley as a marginal favorite to defend his welterweight title against Darren Till at UFC 228, which will take place September 8, 2018 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The bout was announced late Tuesday evening. Woodley (18-3-1) earned the belt nearly two years ago with a first round knockout…

July 25th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 228 finally has its main event, and I’ll give my thoughts on this controversial booking in today’s MMA odds and ends. Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till, UFC 228 UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will look to make another successful title defense when he takes on Darren Till in the main event of UFC 228,…

July 24th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 30 takes place Saturday, July 28 at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. UFC on FOX 30 Opening Odds Dustin Poirier -145Eddie Alvarez +105 Jose Aldo -135Jeremy Stephens -105 Joanna Jedrzejczyk -385Tecia Torres +265 Olivier Aubin-Mercier -120Alexander…

July 24th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Dana White’s Contender Series 14 takes place Tuesday, July 24 at the UFC Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. Dana White’s Contender Series 14 Opening Odds Nick Newell -300Alex Munoz +220 Jim Crute -350Chris Birchler +250 Mike Davis -140Sodiq Yusuff +100…

July 20th, 2018
James Lynch

LFA 45 takes place at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California on Friday (July 20, 2018) at 10pm ET live on AXS TV. Former UFC welterweight Erick Silva headlines the card against Nick Barnes in a welterweight affair.  Silva (19-9) has lost four of his last five fights, including a unanimous decision loss…

July 19th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

BetDSI Sportsbook installed challenger Valentina Shevchenko as a massive favorite against current champion Nicco Montano in the women’s flyweight title fight at UFC 228 in Dallas on September 8. Montano’s odds make her the biggest opening underdog in UFC history for a defending champion. Matt Serra had the highest closing odds for a current titleholder, listed as a +430 underdog…

July 19th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

Glory 55 takes place Friday, July 20 in the Hulu Theater of Madison Square Garden in New York. Combat sports oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released odds for the card, and here are the opening odds courtesy of BetDSI. The main event sees Glory middleweight champion Alex Pereira (27-6) put his belt on the line in…

July 18th, 2018
Adam Martin.

PFL 4 takes place Thursday, July 19 at Nassau Colliseum in Long Island, New York. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. PFL 4 Opening Odds Lance Palmer -405Jumabieke Tuerxun +285 Andre Harrison -320Nazareno Malagerie +240 Jack May -140Francimar Barroso +100 Alexandre Almeida -165Steven Siler +125 Alex…

July 17th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 134 takes place Sunday, July 22 at Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. The opening odds were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks, and here they are. UFC Fight Night 134 Opening Odds Anthony Smith -175Mauricio Rua +135 Glover Teixeira -300Corey Anderson +220 Abu Azaitar -165Vitor Miranda +125 Marcin Tybura -175Stefan Struve +135…

July 16th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 13 takes place Tuesday, July 17 at the UFC Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are: Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 13 Opening Odds Austin Vandeford -140Angelo Trevino +100 Maycee Barber -300Jamie Colleen +250 Chibwikem…

July 14th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming featherweight superfight between UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was recently released by MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas at BetDSI. Here are the opening odds below: UFC Futures Opening Odds Cris Cyborg -220 Amanda Nunes +180 Kalikas also offered the following comments on…

July 13th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Bellator 202 takes place Friday, July 13 at WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. Bellator 202 Opening Odds Julia Budd -400Talita Nogueira +280 Michael McDonald -130Eduardo Dantas -110 Chris Honeycutt -285Leo Leite +205 Valentin Moldavsky -530Ernest James +350…

July 12th, 2018
Adam Martin.

ONE Championship 77 takes place Friday, July 13 at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. ONE Championship 77 Opening Odds Agilan Thani -230Zebaztian Kadestam +170 Tyler McGuire -270Luis Santos +190 Ariel Sexton -135Kota Shimoishi -105 Narantungalag Jadambaa -335Kazuki Tokudome +245…

July 11th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Bellator 203 takes place Saturday, July 14 at Foro Italico in Rome, Italy. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. Bellator 203 Opening Odds Patricio Pitbull -350Daniel Weichel +250 And here are my initial thoughts on the odds: – Thus far the only odds out for this…

July 10th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 133 takes place Saturday, July 14 at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. UFC Fight Night 133 Opening Odds Junior dos Santos -120Blagoy Ivanov -120 Chad Mendes -230Myles Jury +170 Marion Reneau -140Cat Zingano +100 Sage Northcutt -140Zak…

July 10th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 12 takes place Tuesday, July 10 at the UFC Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. Dana White’s Contender Series 12 Opening Odds Kevin Aguilar -265Joey Gomez +185 Bevon Lewis -180Alton Cunningham +140 Ricardo Palacios -365Toby…

July 10th, 2018
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the opening odds for the upcoming UFC heavyweight title fight between champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Brock Lesnar over at BetDSI. Here are the odds: UFC Futures Opening Odds Daniel Cormier -260Brock Lesnar +200 And here are my thoughts on the opening line between DC and Lesnar: What a…

July 8th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

BetDSI Sportsbook is offering odds on a potential UFC Heavyweight Title Fight between Brock Lesnar and Daniel Cormier. Cormier shocked the world Saturday night when he landed a short right hook coming out of the clinch that dropped record-breaking UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic. Cormier pounced with ground and pound to earn a first round TKO…

July 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

PFL 3 takes place Thursday, July 5 at Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, D.C. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the card, and here they are. PFL 3 Opening Odds Jake Shields -600Ray Cooper III +400 Abubakar Nurmagomedov -750Pavel Kusch +450 Rick Story -350Yuri Villefort +250 Shamil Gamzatov -420Eddie Gordon +300…

July 3rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

The opening odds for the upcoming UFC women’s strawweight title fight between champion Rose Namajunas and challenger Jessica Andrade were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks. This is one of the best women’s MMA fights in quite some time, and worth examining in greater detail. UFC Futures Opening Odds Rose Namajunas -140Jessica Andrade +100 Here…

June 30th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 227 takes place Saturday, August 4 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the betting odds for the main card portion of the event, and here they are. UFC 227 Main Card Opening Odds TJ Dillashaw -135Cody Garbrandt -105 Demetrious Johnson -475Henry Cejudo +325 Derek Brunson -180Antonio Carlos…

June 29th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Hex Fight Series 14 takes place Saturday, June 30 at Melbourne Pavilion in Melbourne, Australia. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the full odds for the card, and here they are. Hex Fight Series 14 Opening Odds Aidan Aguilera -175Josh Togo +135 Brayden Graham -130Ryan Robertson -110 Jordan O’Connor -130Mitchell Birkett -110 Mohammad Alavi -160Sy…

June 29th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Titan FC 50 takes place Friday, June 29 at Xtreme Action Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The card takes place on UFC Fight Pass, and it is headlined by two title fights. The main event sees Titan FC lightweight champion Raush Manfio attempt to make a second-straight title defense of his belt when he takes…

June 29th, 2018
Adam Martin.

ONE Championship 75 takes place Friday, June 29 at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar. The opening odds for the card were recently released by the offshore sportsbooks, and here they are. ONE Championship 75 Opening Odds Aung La Nsang -320Ken Hasegawa +240 Leandro Issa -365Roman Alvarez +255 Rafael Nunes -190Tetsuya Yamada +150 Sagetdao Petpayathai…

June 28th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Bellator 201 takes place Friday, June 29 at Pechanga Casino Resort in Temecula, California. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the odds for the card, and here they are. Bellator 201 Opening Odds Ilima-Lei Macfarlane -475Alejandra Lara +325 Saad Awad -265Ryan Couture +185 Valerie Letourneau -215Kristina Williams +165 Juan Archuleta -245Robert Peralta +175 And here…

June 28th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale takes place Friday, July 6 at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the odds for the card, and here they are: The Ultimate Fighter 27 Opening Odds Israel Adesanya -120Brad Tavares -120 Barb Honchak -170Roxanne Modafferi +130 Julian Marquez…