ricardo lamas

November 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Mexico City, Mexico with UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of the Night’. The lines to wager on these props were available at 5Dimes…

November 5th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 98 Date: November 5, 2016 Arena: Mexico City Arena City: Mexico City, Mexico Featherweight bout: Charles Oliveira (-115) vs Ricardo Lamas (-105) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 98 main card will feature a featherweight contest between Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas and Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira, with Oliveira being -115 ($115 to…

November 2nd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 98 featherweight Ricardo Lamas as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 5, 2016) against Charles Oliveira at Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. The Chicago native discusses the cancellation of his main event fight against B.J. Penn at UFC Fight Night 97, his matchup with Oliveira…

November 1st, 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 Top 10 featherweight class as Ricardo Lamas and Charles Oliveira face off at UFC Fight Night 98 in Mexico City, Mexico. Ricardo Lamas (Record: 16-5, +100…

October 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Injury forces B.J. Penn out of UFC Fight Night 97 headliner MMAjunkie confirmed Tuesday that MMA legend B.J. Penn has been forced to withdraw from next week’s UFC Fight Night 97 headlining bout with Ricardo Lamas due to injury. UFC Fight Night 97 takes place Oct. 15 at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay,…

August 15th, 2016
James Lynch

John Lineker vs. John Dodson headlines UFC Fight Night 96 UFC officials announced Saturday that John Lineker vs. John Dodson will headline UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland. Lineker (28-7) heads into this matchup off a five fight winning streak and is 3-0 since moving back up to bantamweight. He’s coming into this matchup off a…

June 3rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 199 featherweight Ricardo Lamas as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout tomorrow night (June 4, 2016) against Max Holloway at The Forum in Englewood, California. The former title challenger realizes he’s facing a fighter on a hot streak, but he believes his experience and well-roundedness will be…

April 21st, 2016
James Lynch

Dana White says Conor McGregor could still compete at UFC 200 in July After yesterday’s bombshell about Conor McGregor being pulled from UFC 200, Dana White joined Colin Cowherd Wednesday on “The Herd on Fox Sports 1”  to explain in further detail about his decision to remove the UFC featherweight champ from the marquee event in July. ”…

November 25th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 79 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking…

November 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 132 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui who discusses last weekends weigh-in fiasco with Luis Santos as well as the promotions presence in mainland China. Then Bellator featherweight Daniel Weichel discusses his upcoming fight with Georgi Karakhanyan on Dec. 4th at…

November 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 78 took place tonight (Saturday, November 21st, 2015) at the Arena Monterray in Nuevo Leon, Mexico and was headlined by Kelvin Gastelum taking on Neil Magny. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites won while seven underdogs came through on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight.   Underdogs That…

November 20th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 78 November 18th, 2015 Featherweight Matchup: Ricardo Lamas vs Diego Sanchez By @fightnomics Big Picture:  It’s an odd pairing between a former and still potential contender in Lamas, and an unranked Lightweight dropdown in Diego Sanchez. But the man formerly nicknamed both the “Dream” and the “Nightmare” still has the name recognition…

November 20th, 2015
Mike James

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 78 is a featherweight contest between former title challenger Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas and longtime veteran Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez. This is Lamas’ first foray into the Octagon since his knockout loss to Chad Mendes in April. Sanchez, on the other hand, has not competed since June of…

November 18th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 78 Date: November 21, 2015 Arena: Arena Monterrey City: Monterrey, Mexico Featherweight bout: Diego Sanchez (+500) vs Ricardo Lamas (-700) Fight Breakdown: The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2 Finale main card on FOX Sports 1 will be featuring a featherweight contest between TUF 1 winner Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez and WEC veteran Ricardo…

November 17th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 78 featherweight Ricardo Lamas as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 21, 2015) against Diego Sanchez at the Arena Monterray in Monterray, Mexico. The former title challenger is expect a stiff test from one of the UFC’s most notable veterans, and…

August 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While one of these bouts was previously announced, fans will be getting to unwrap their present nearly a month early for an upcoming UFC pay-per-view headliner while a pair of other elite match-ups were announced in the welterweight and featherweight divisions. Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit, UFC 193 Originally announced as the headliner of an…

April 6th, 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 the column, we will look at UFC Fight Night 63. The first fight of the night saw Justin…

April 5th, 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 Fight Night 63. Surprises Dustin Poirier – I didn’t know what Poirier would look like dropping back down to…

April 5th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC put on a rare afternoon event in North America on Saturday, even though some of the fights were prime time quality. UFC Fight Night 63 showcased a pair of top five featherweights in the main event, and saw two talented lightweight strikers put forth an entertaining — albeit controversial — bout in the…

April 5th, 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 Fight Night 63 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Chad Mendes wins in round 1 (+475) The main event…

April 5th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 99 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) is an all Canadian edition. First UFC welterweight fighter Patrick Cote  joins us to discuss his upcoming fight with Joe Riggs at UFC 186. Then recently added UFC 186 fighter Randa Markos talks about her recently scheduled bout with…

April 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 63 took place Saturday afternoon at Patriot Center in Virgnia and overall it was a solid card that featured a number of standout individual performances, particularly on the main card. Overall from a betting perspective, six betting favorites won while four underdogs won and one fight was a Pick ’em based on…

April 2nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 63 is a five-round featherweight bout between Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Mendes is a -440 favorite (bet $440 to win $100) while Lamas is a +350 underdog (bet $100 to win $350). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Mendes at…

April 2nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for the big Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 63 card. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by…

April 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

After another week with no UFC card, the MMA Analysis crew has a slate of fights to talk about on this episode of the podcast. UFC Fight Night 63 is a rare matinee event for the organization, and features a great featherweight main event between Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas. Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean…

March 30th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 63 featherweight Ricardo Lamas about his upcoming main event bout on Saturday  (April 4, 2015) against Chad Mendes at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. The former title challenger has defeated nearly everyone put in front of him in the UFC’s featherweight division, and he wants another…

March 23rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs. Lamas Date: April 11, 2015 Location: Patriot Center Venue: Fairfax, Virginia Broadcast: FS1 UFC Featherweight Contender Chad Mendes One of the top featherweight fighters in the UFC, Chad Mendes (16-2) bounced back from his first career loss to UFC champion Jose Aldo at UFC 142 with a dominant first-round knockout win over Cody McKenzie at…

March 21st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The next time we see the Octagon it will be a rare matinee event, as UFC Fight Night 63 from Fairfax, virginia begins at 11am EST, and should conclude around 4pm in the afternoon. The change in time slot is due to the pair of final four games taking place later on that day, and…

January 25th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 89 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas to talk about his upcoming fight with Chad Mendes. Then MMAViking.com’s Ryan O’Leary helps us recap the UFC on FOX 14 card.   The Big Three 1) Scale of 1-10 how shocked were you…

January 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new bouts were announced over the last few days for upcoming fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list them all and give my quick thoughts on all of them. Dhiego Lima vs. Tim Means, UFC 184 A welterweight matchup between TUF 19 runner-up Dhiego Lima and Tim Means…

November 17th, 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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 180. Surprises Ricardo Lamas — Ricardo Lamas is one of the top-five featherweights in the sport but somehow the…

November 17th, 2014
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 180 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Kelvin Gastelum wins by submission (+720)/Gastelum wins in round 1 (+500) In the…

November 17th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

As so often is the case, the UFC’s first venture into a new market resulted in a memorable atmosphere, and a largely entertaining show. While UFC 180 didn’t necessarily draw fans in droves (outside of Mexico), those who did tune in got solid efforts and a decent representation of the UFC’s product in 2014. The…

November 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 180 took place tonight in Mexico City, Mexico, and overall the card was a whole lot of fun as it featured five finishes on the main card, including an absolutely brutal knockout in the main event of the evening. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing…

November 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 180. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. Note: Because UFC 180 has about as much depth as a sheet of paper, my…

November 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 180 is a three-round welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Jake Ellenberger. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Gastelum is a -250 favorite (bet $250 to win $100) while Ellenberger is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Gastelum at…

November 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you a $100 FREEROLL for the upcoming UFC 180 card. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to their website, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking fights. If you have…

November 12th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 180 featherweight Ricardo Lamas as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout Saturday night (Nov. 15, 2014) against Dennis Bermudez at the Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City, Mexico. The former title challenger feels he has some distinct advantages against Bermudez come fight time, and he isn’t afraid…

November 12th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 180 November 15, 2014 Featherweight Matchup: Dennis Bermudez vs Ricardo Lamas By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  In a matchup that could have eventual implications for Jose Aldo’s throne, #7 ranked Dennis Bermudez takes on #4 ranked Ricardo Lamas in a key Featherweight tussle. Bermudez is on a ridiculous seven-fight win streak, and a win…

November 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 180 is a five-round title fight for the interim UFC heavyweight championship between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Werdum is a -420 favorite (bet $420 to win $100) while Hunt is a +335 underdog (bet $100 to win $335). MMA oddsmaker…

November 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full main card betting odds for UFC 180 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a preview of the evening’s five-fight main card. Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt The main event is a five-round heavyweight bout between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt. Werdum opened as a -300 favorite, Hunt a +220 underdog. Werdum…

August 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) yesterday announced four new bouts for the upcoming UFC 180 card in Mexico, and all of the newly-announced fights are very exciting on paper. Here they are: Jake Ellenberger vs. Kelvin Gastelum The best fight announced is a welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Kelvin Gastelum. Ellenberger has lost two in…

June 28th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 44 featherweight Ricardo Lamas as he prepares for his main card bout this Saturday night (June 28, 2014) against Hacran Dias at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The recent number one contender doesn’t talk trash about his opponents, but he’s definitely done his homework…

June 25th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Fans may have already ventured over to UFC Fight Pass on Saturday morning or afternoon to catch up on the events from New Zealand that will be taking place in the middle of the night (for North American audiences), but there is one more fight on the platform to start off UFC Fight Night 44…

May 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC had a busy day yesterday, announcing a bevy of new matchups for upcoming fight cards. And for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my quick thoughts on all of them. Robert Whittaker vs. Mike Rhodes, UFC Fight Night 43 The UFC added a welterweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Mike Rhodes to…

February 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 169 featured a number of unexpected outcomes by a number of different fighters, and when that happens, big prop bets cash out. Here’s five crazy UFC 169 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Renan Barao Wins By T/KO (+395)/Barao Wins In Round One (+625) In the main event…

February 2nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 38 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Bryan Levick (@BryanLevickMMA), the co-host of Alchemist Radio to talk about how he became involved in MMA industry. Also Bryan helps to recap the major storylines from UFC 169 and discusses Titan FC’s upcoming event. The Big Three 1) Aldo defeats Lamas with…

February 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 169 wasn’t the best card of the year by any stretch of the imagination, but it was overall pretty solid and there were a number of fighters who had breakthrough performances. Conversely, there were a number of fighters who disappointed. Without further ado, here’s UFC 169’s Surprises & Disappointments. Surprises Abel Trujillo — In…

February 2nd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Out of twelve fights at UFC 169, judges were called in to give the verdict on ten of them. As anyone who has watched MMA for more than a few events can attest, that is far too large a sample to take place without calamity occurring. However, judges weren’t the only ones responsible for some…

February 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 169 took place tonight in Newark, N.J, and the card was overall fairly exciting as it featured a number of competitive bouts as well as an opening main card fight that was one of the best back-and-forth bouts in recent memory. Overall, eight favorites won while four underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap of UFC…

January 31st, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting knowledge: The Premium OddsCast. Our UFC 169 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone early…

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