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December 1st, 2016
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of November   November 3rd – Tachi PF 29: Fall Brawl (Lemoore, California)…

October 27th, 2016
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this regular feature for…

April 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Highlights from Saturday’s WSOF 30 event  Your browser does not support iframes.   UFC welterweight Neil Magny signs new UFC contract MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reported Friday that Neil Magny has opted not to test free agency, and has signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC. Magny (18-4) is currently ranked #7 in the…

June 29th, 2015
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article I have a recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of June.   June 4th – KOTC: Awakening (Worley, Idaho) Trevor…

May 27th, 2015
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator, WSOF or Titan – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this…

October 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The next UFC women’s bantamweight title defence for champion Ronda Rousey finally has a date. The UFC announced on Wednesday that Rousey will take on No. 1 contender Cat Zingano in the co-main event of UFC 182, which is set for January 3 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event…

September 16th, 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’s the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 51. Surprises Andrei Arlovski — A few years ago, Andrei Arlovski was on a four-fight losing streak and…

September 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 51 was live from Brasilia, Brazil this past Saturday night (Sept. 13, 2014) with 11 scheduled fights. After a solid night of scraps, let’s take a look at which UFC Fight Night 51 fighters we may no longer see compete inside the Octagon… ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK: Dashon Johnson “Fly Boy” made…

September 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card Here’s five crazy UFC Fight Night 51 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Andrei Arlovski wins by T/KO (+800)/Arlovski wins in round 1 (+1450) In…

September 12th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fantasy website Kountermove is back with another freeroll for MMAOddsBreaker.com readers. If you’re not familiar with how the site works, here’s a brief snippet from the site owners, themselves. Kountermove brings the traditional fantasy format to MMA. Accumulation of points and a salary cap make fantasy MMA more intriguing than…

September 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 51 is a three-round lightweight bout between Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Tibau is a -225 favorite (bet $225 to win $100) while Hallmann is a +185 underdog (bet $100 to win $185). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened Tibau…

September 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 51 is a three-round bantamweight contest between Yuri Alcantara and Russell Doane. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Alcantara is a -300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100) while Doane is a +250 underdog (bet $100 to win $250). MMA linesetter Nick…

September 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 51 is a three-round welterweight bout between Sean Spencer and Paulo Thiago. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Spencer is a -180 favorite (bet $180 to win $100) while Thiago is a +150 underdog (bet $100 to win $150). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened…

September 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 51 is a five-round heavyweight contest between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Bigfoot is a -450 favorite (bet $450 to win $100) while Arlovski is a +360 underdog (bet $100 to win $360). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of UFC fights were announced over the last 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list all the bouts and give my thoughts on them. Milana Dudieva vs. Elizabeth Phillips, UFC Fight Night 48 A women’s bantamweight bout between Milana Dudieva and Elizabeth Phillips was added to UFC Fight Night…

July 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new bouts over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on these newly-announced fights. Josh Thomson vs. Bobby Green, UFC on FOX 12 Due to an injury to Michael Johnson, the UFC called upon Bobby Green to fill in for Johnson against…

November 8th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The main card match-up at UFC Fight Night 32 that I’m most looking forward to tomorrow night (Nov. 9, 2013) other than the main event is a welterweight bout between Brandon Thatch and Paulo Thiago. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Thatch as a -330 favorite (bet $330 to win $100)…

September 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

A number of new matchups were announced this past weekend for upcoming UFC cards, and I’ll use today’s Odds and Ends to give my thoughts on all of them. Paulo Thiago vs. Brandon Thatch, UFC Fight Night 32 The first new matchup I want to highlight is a welterweight bout between Paulo Thiago and Brandon…

July 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC tonight announced a very intriguing welterweight matchup between TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum and Brian Melancon, as the two will tangle at the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 card. UFC Tonight first reported on the matchup, which will send the winner to a higher spot in the UFC welterweight rankings. This…

March 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC has added a women’s bantamweight bout to its upcoming UFC 159 card, and it’s a good one as former Olympic silver medalist in freestyle wrestling Sara McMann meets German prospect Sheila Gaff in a three-round fight. German based GroundAndPound.de broke the news of the fight today, which takes place April 27 at Prudential…

November 9th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FUEL TV 6: November 10, 2012 CotaiArena, Cotai, Macao UFC Welterweight Contender Dong Hyun Kim (-200) Profile: Dong Hyun Kim (15-2-1, 1 NC) saw a dominant run in the Japanese promotion DEEP to start his career, going undefeated and entering the UFC in 2008 at 9-0-1. He went on to win his next…

October 22nd, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

Hosts MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and former MMA Match Maker Miguel Itturate are joined by Damon Martin from MMAWeekly and Larry Pepe of Fox Sports and Pro MMA Radio to open odds on the upcoming UFC on Fuel TV 6 and UFC Flyweight Title Fight events. Our hosts also take a look back at UFC…