paige vanzant

December 6th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The UFC debut for one of the most controversial fighters in the sport has been booked, and that’s just part of the controversy, as I’ll discuss in today’s MMA Odds and Ends. Greg Hardy vs. Allen Crowder, UFC on ESPN+ 1 A heavyweight bout between former NFL star Greg Hardy and Contender Series alum Allen…

February 8th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Houston, TX for the fifth time in promotional history this past Saturday (February 4, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 104: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie. It was a fun night of mixed martial arts action that saw seven of 12 bouts end inside the distance. The scraps are now…

December 19th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC on FOX 22: Michelle Waterson vs. Paige VanZant video highlights UFC on FOX 22: Mickey Gall vs. Sage Northcutt video highlights UFC on FOX 22: Urijah Faber vs. Brad Pickett video highlights UFC on FOX 22: Alan Jouban vs. Mike Perry video highlights 

December 17th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 187 Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) and Ian (@ParkerCageHero) recap UFC on FOX 22 and preview UFC 207. The Big Three with Blake Stevenson (@MoneyBlakeWeather) 1) Michelle Waterson submits Paige VanZant in the first round.  What does the UFC do with PVZ? 2) Anything else stand out to you on the card? 3) Quick Picks – UFC  207   Fight Fixin’  …

December 15th, 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 on Fox 22 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in…

December 14th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

With the final UFC card before the holidays on the horizon, The MMA Analysis crew was fully prepared to offer a holiday gift of a pair of losing bets as this week’s consensus plays rather than the usual one. However, despite six pick em bouts on this UFC on Fox 22 card Jay, Brad, Shaun,…

December 10th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

As the UFC continues to put a bow on 2016, they still have one slot left for a FOX event. That will be filled next weekend, as the Octagon travels to Sacramento for an event featuring perhaps the two most well-known fighters from to city’s most successful gym, Team Alpha Male. In the main event,…

October 13th, 2016
James Lynch

Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes set for UFC 207 UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on “The Herd” with Colin Cowherd on FS1 that former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will return at UFC 207 against current champion Amanda Nunes. In addition our own Nick Kalikas released the opening line for the championship matchup via ESPN.  Rousey…

August 27th, 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 a women’s strawweight contest at UFC on Fox 21 as Bec Rawlings welcomes back Paige VanZant from Dancing with the Stars in Vancouver, Canada.   Bec Rawlings…

June 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Paige VanZant vs. Bec Rawlings set for UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver Paige VanZant announced on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” Thursday that she’ll be facing Bec Rawlings at August’s UFC on FOX 21 card. VanZant (6-2) returns to the cage for the first time since her one sided submission loss against Rose Namajunas at December’s UFC Fight Night…

May 25th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Paige VanZant earns second place for Dancing with the Stars season 22 So close, and yet so far. UFC strawweight Paige VanZant made it all the way to the Finale of season 22 for Dancing with the Stars. VanZant wound up in second place overall, losing out to Nyle DiMarco and Peta Murgatroyd in the…

April 18th, 2016
James Lynch

Owen Carr (6-3-1 NC) discusses his upcoming fight with Louie Sanoudakis (4-0) at Hard Knocks 49 on April 22nd during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Owen also talks about how he started training at Team Alpha Male, what the moral is like with the team and his training camp for this matchup.  

December 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 80: “VanZant vs Namajunas” takes place today (Wednesday, December 9, 2015) from inside The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 7:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a strawweight bout between Paige VanZant and Rose Namajunas. UFC Fight…

December 8th, 2015
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 80 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

December 7th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of UFC Fight Night 80 is an exciting women’s strawweight matchup between #3 ranked Rose Namajunas and #7 ranked Paige VanZant. Namajunas is replacing Joanne Calderwood, who had to withdraw from the fight due to injury. The winner of this matchup will only be a fight or two away from a title…

December 4th, 2015
James Lynch

Strawweight Randa Markos (5-2) discusses her upcoming fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on FOX 17 on Dec. 19th  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Randa also discusses also talks about a variety of other topics including – Signing with Octos Management, which also represents Jessica Eye and Stipe Miocic – Moving from Windsor to…

November 21st, 2015
James Lynch

Strawweight Erin LaMonte (3-0 amateur) discusses her upcoming fight with Randi Beth Boyington at NEF 20 on Nov 21st during a  “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Erin also talks about a variety of other topics including – Having a child recently and having not competed in the cage since 2013 – Her last opponent refusing…

November 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has had several fights announced in the last couple weeks as well as multiple bouts altered via injury. Several new main events were announced including Paige VanZant vs Rose Namajunas, Kelvin Gastelum vs Neil Magny and most recently Ryan Bader vs Anthony Johnson while other big bouts including the rescheduled former main…

October 28th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Another day, another fight substitution. Word came out yesterday that the upcoming UFC Fight Night 80 main event has been changed, as a teammate of Paige VanZant dished the details on her upcoming main event against Joanne Calderwood. Calderwood is out, but VanZant will still fight this upcoming December. Instead, she’ll face another young talent…

October 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn’t holding any events this weekend, there are still plenty of huge fights taking place in the next few months. UFC Fight Night 77 will occur on November 7th, and features the trilogy fight between Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort. While the main and co-main events already have odds released, a…

September 18th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC has designs on making the weekend surrounding the Jose Aldo/Conor McGregor featherweight title fight their biggest and busiest ever. Recently they announced that there would be UFC cards held on three consecutive days leading up to UFC 194. Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes are already slated to fill the main event spot of…

September 6th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

There was something that wasn’t quite right about UFC 191, and it wasn’t that it was a Demetrious Johnson headlined card that was doomed to fail commercially. No, the big thing wrong with UFC 191 was that former flyweight John Lineker and bantamweight slugger Francisco Rivera weren’t on the main card. Instead, TUF winner Corey…

September 6th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 121 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First one of MMA’s biggest names Stephie “Crooklyn” Haynes joins the show to talk about her career and some of the hot topics in MMA. Then Canadian featherweight Mike Malott discusses his Bellator debut at their “Dynamite” event on…

September 3rd, 2015
Mike James

Kicking off the main card of UFC 191 is a women’s strawweight contest between hyped prospect Paige “12 gauge” VanZant and Alex “Astro Girl” Chambers. VanZant is one of the more popular fighters in the UFC today and even secured a Reebok sponsorship after just one UFC fight. Her opponent, Chambers, enters this fight on…

June 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of UFC fights were announced this week, and some fell through the cracks for the daily Odds and Ends. Here are the fights I haven’t covered yet this week, along with my initial thoughts on all of them. Lyman Good vs. Andrew Craig, UFC Fight Night 71 Former Bellator champion Lyman Good has…

April 21st, 2015
Brad Wharton

A brash Irishman goes from being the European hipsters’ choice to one of the sport’s more prolific stars in the space of just 18 months. A pretty blond girl, rawer that sushi, becomes an overnight sensation, opening the show on Fox TV to millions of viewers despite having a record that could – quite literally…

April 19th, 2015
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 15. Surprises Max Holloway — I figured Max Holloway vs. Cub Swanson would be a close fight, but…

April 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

My latest column at MMAOddsbreaker.com is my Rating the Card article, where I will take a look back at all the major MMA events and recap the event and then give my overall score of the card. For this instalment of the column, we will look at UFC On FOX 15. The first fight of the Fight Pass prelims…

April 19th, 2015
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 15 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Max Holloway wins by submission (+915)/Holloway wins in round 3 (+1700)…

January 15th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC matchmakers Sean Shelby and Joe Silva have had a busy week booking new fights, and the fun didn’t stop Thursday as a number of new bouts were announced for upcoming fight cards. Here they are: Carla Esparza vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk, UFC 185 The women’s strawweight title fight between champion Carla Esparza and challenger Joanna…

November 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

I wasn’t expecting much from UFC newcomer Paige VanZant in her Octagon debut, but she blew me away with her performance so much so that I think the promotion could have another superstar on their hands. I’ll be honest and admit I thought VanZant was incredibly overhyped heading into her UFC debut at UFC Fight…

November 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 57 took place in Austin, Texas tonight and overall it was a very good card that featured a number of standout performances, especially on the main card. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites and five underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight….

November 20th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 57 Date: November 22, 2014 Arena: Frank Erwin Center City: Austin, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be live from Austin, TX this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 57. The event will feature a 12-fight card, including a six-fight main card that will be headlined by a featherweight tilt between Frankie…