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December 14th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A huge featherweight fight with potential title implications has been announced, and the fights that were scheduled for UFC 233 have been moved. More on both in today’s MMA odds and ends. Jose Aldo vs. Renato Moicano, UFC on ESPN+ 2 The UFC has booked an important featherweight bout that could potentially determine the next…

December 13th, 2018
Adam Martin.

One of the UFC’s upcoming card has been indefinitely postponed, and I’ll give my thoughts on the situation in today’s MMA odds and ends. UFC 233 Postponed It seemed like it was destined to happen, and on Wednesday the UFC made it official as the promotion released a statement announcing the postponement of UFC 233,…

November 7th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The UFC’s newest free agent signing has his first fight in the Octagon booked, plus a couple of other notable new matchups to announce in today’s MMA odds and ends. Sodiq Yusuff vs. Suman Mokhtarian, UFC Fight Night 142 A featherweight fight featuring Sodiq Yusuff and Suman Mokhtarian is the latest addition to UFC Fight…

December 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After crowning Lando Vannata with our KO of the Year, and Mackenzie Dern with Submission of the Year, now it’s time to switch gears and look at the best fight of 2016. Conor McGregor’s massive drawing power made 2016 one of the most lucrative in UFC history, and he provided some big money fights with…

October 24th, 2016
Matty

Last week, I wrote my thoughts on Georges St-Pierre potentially leaving the UFC due to an ongoing contract dispute. This week, I was not too surprised to read that the man who ultimately replaced GSP as the welterweight champion — Johny Hendricks — also come out recently and say he plans to retire if he loses his next fight against Neil Magny…

September 12th, 2016
James Lynch

Luke Rockhold vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza rematch set for UFC Fight Night 101 Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will rematch Ronaldo Souza at UFC Fight Night 101 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on November 26th. UFC Australia twitter account revealed the news on Sunday evening. Rockhold (15-3) heads into this matchup after losing his middleweight title to Michael…

September 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Ray Borg off Saturday’s UFC 203 event due to an illness  UFC flyweight Ray Borg has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 203 matchup this Saturday with Ian McCall due to an illness according FloCombat.com’s Jim Edwards. No details were released as to what illness is keeping Borg out of action. McCall will be re-booked for another card…

July 29th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 201 welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley. I spoke to the following fighters. John “Doomsday” Howard – WSOF welterweight – 00:00:09 Mike “Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight – 00:00:42 Chris Camozzi – UFC…

July 28th, 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 at the main event of UFC 201 as Robbie Lawler defends his welterweight title against Tyron Woodley.   Robbie Lawler (Record: 27-10, -200 Favorite, Fighter Grade: A) The welterweight…

July 28th, 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 201 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to…

July 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The gang is back together! Shockingly, Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean are all here for this week’s UFC 201 preview. It’s a good thing too, because on paper UFC 201 is one of the weaker pay-per-view events the organization has put on in 2016, so any extra entertainment is welcome. Listen Here: Consensus Bet: Parlay:…

July 25th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 201 has already seen five fights altered due to injury, and while that has cut down on the depth of the event, you’d have a hard time convincing me any card headlined by Robbie Lawler isn’t worth the price of admission. Lawler will be making the third defense of his welterweight title against Tyron…

June 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Today at 5Dimes Sportsbook, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened lines for a dozen upcoming UFC bouts. The earliest of the fights is on July 7th, as heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Roy Nelson square off on the Thursday leading up to UFC 200. A pair of bouts on the UFC’s blockbuster July 9th card were opened…

May 5th, 2016
James Lynch

RIP Jordan Parsons (1990-2016)  Tragic news in the MMA world Wednesday, Bellator fighter Jordan Parsons passed away following a hit-and-run incident Sunday. He was only 25 years old. Parsons (11-2)  went 2-1 under the Bellator banner with stoppage victories over Tim Bazer and Julio Cesar Neves. He was scheduled to take on Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 154 next Friday. Bellator president Scott…

January 23rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks about the recent UFC 195 Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit welterweight title fight, his managerial situation and more: /iframe>

January 6th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis is back to kickoff 2016 by reviewing UFC 195 and Robbie Lawler’s controversial win to retain the Welterweight Title. The guys also discuss Conor McGregor’s dual Title possibilities and a bunch of other random questions sent in by Twitter. Listen here: Consensus Bet Record (2016): 1-1 Consensus Bet Record (Overall): 23-22-1 Tracked…

January 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 137 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by UFC featherweight Charles Rosa who has a big fight coming up Jan. 17 against Jimmy Hetes at UFC Fight Night 81. Then we’re joined by TSN Talent Relations Producer Aaron Bronsteter where once again we give our 2016 predictions…

January 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 195 took place tonight (Saturday, January 2nd, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and was headlined by Robbie Lawler defending his welterweight title against Carlos Condit. Overall from a betting perspective, Lawler/Condit closed at even money while seven favorites won along four underdogs coming through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

December 31st, 2015
James Lynch

UFC vet Bobby Voelker (27-12) discusses his main event fight with Kyle Kurtz (5-1) at Shamrock FC: Assault on Jan. 16th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Bobby also discusses his Christmas holidays, his work as a parametric, a potential jump back to the UFC and he gives a prediction for Condit vs….

December 31st, 2015
James Lynch

Welterweight Sheldon Westcott (8-3-1) discusses his upcoming fight with Edgar Garcia (14-4) at UFC 195 on Jan. 2nd during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Sheldon also discusses about a variety of other topics including – His experience on TUF Nations – Which members of that cast he still keeps in touch with – Training at…

December 31st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The final MMA Analysis of 2015 is here, as Jay, Brad, Shaun, and former co-host Andrew Nixon look at UFC 195, headlined by a phenomenal Welterweight Title bout between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit. The crew also has a pair of consensus bets to ring in the new year with. Listen here: Consensus Bets: Diego…

December 30th, 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 195 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

December 29th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 195 Date: January 2, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) is back in Las Vegas yet again on January 2nd to kick off the 2016 calendar year with UFC 195: Lawler vs Condit. The stacked 12-fight card is set to kick off with Fight Pass…

December 27th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of UFC 195 is a fantastic contest between reigning UFC Welterweight Champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and former UFC Interim Welterweight Champion Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit. Lawler was last seen in July when he defeated Rory MacDonald by technical knockout in one of the greatest fights in UFC history. Condit, meanwhile,…

December 20th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 136 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by UFC welterweight Stephen”Wonderboy” Thompson who has a big fight coming up Feb. 6th against Johny Hendricks. Then Canadian welterweight Sheldon Westcott discusses his upcoming fight with Edgar Garcia at UFC 195 on Jan 2nd.   The…

September 13th, 2015
James Lynch

Strikeforce veteran Bobby Voelker looks for his third straight win since his UFC release when he meets Mike Estus in the main event of Shamrock FC: Clash on September 26th. Voelker (26-12) spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics.   Controversial loss to Patrick Cote at UFC 158  “Patrick’s been around…

September 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 194 was already a fantastic card with three of the best, most intriguing bouts the organization could put together at the top of the event. The main event sees Jose Aldo defending his featherweight title against #1 contender Conor McGregor in perhaps the most hotly anticipated bout of the year. Joining that title fight…

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…

July 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the UFC 189 prop bets that cashed big for bettors. To bet on props like these in the future, go to the ‘Props’ section under ‘Fighting’ at 5Dimes Sportsbook.   Robbie Lawler wins in round 5 (+3000) In the co-main event, Robbie Lawler stopped Rory MacDonald in the fifth round…

July 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 189. The Surprises Robbie Lawler — Every time Lawler is counted out, he seems to come through with flying colors. Lawler and Rory MacDonald went all-out for four full rounds of bloody MMA for the welterweight title, but in the fifth Lawler…

July 12th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

It was a slow start for Ireland on Saturday night, but Conor McGregor sent all of the travelling fans home happy after dispatching Chad Mendes in the second round of their interim featherweight title bout, and capped off one of the greatest UFC cards in recent memory. McGregor has been calling himself a future champion…

July 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 189 was stacked on paper, and not surprisingly the card was absolutely fantastic in play, especially the pay-per-view portion of the card, which featured five finishes in five fights. Let’s start out with the Fight Pass prelims. Both of the fights, a lightweight bout between Yosdenis Cedeno and Cody Pfister and a flyweight bout…

July 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 189 took place Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and overall it was one of the best cards of the year as it featured a main card that included five finishes in five fights as well as a solid preliminary card. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites and…

July 11th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 189. 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. With the stacked card coming up on Saturday, it almost seems pointless to put this…

July 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The busiest week of the year for the UFC results in a busy week for the MMA Analysis, but somehow your hosts manage to cram 20 fight breakdowns into just over an hour and a half. There was still plenty of time left over to talk about show favorites Neil Magny and Khabib Nurmagomedov too….

July 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 189 is a five-round title fight between UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Rory MacDonald. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, MacDonald is a -190 favorite (bet $190 to win $100) while Lawler is a +165 underdog (bet $100 to win $165). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

June 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Although it seemed as late as Wednesday night that the featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor was in jeopardy, the show will go on, and the interest in UFC 189 has never been higher. There is so much that has already been said about this fight, and it will continue to garner…

June 17th, 2015
James Lynch

On this extra edition of The Parting Shot Podcast brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, I (@LynchOnSports) spoke with former UFC fighter Nick Osipczak, who returns to to action on June 27th against Kyle Redfearn in the main event of Macto Championships. Osipczak talked about a variety of topics in this 10 minute interview – His return…

March 7th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor Date: July 11, 2015 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler Robbie Lawler (25-10, 1 NC) is one of the last of the old guard as a Miletich Fighting System pupil, born out of the Matt Hughes, Jens Pulver and Tim Sylvia fighting school…

December 8th, 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 181. Surprises Robbie Lawler — The list of surprises at UFC 181 wouldn’t be complete without Robbie Lawler, who…

December 8th, 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 181 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Robbie Lawler wins by decision (+560)/Lawler wins by split decision (+1155) In…

December 8th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics   In a fight that many expected to be close, Hendricks and Lawler put in another highly competitive contest in a rematch of their first title fight at UFC 171 last March. But this time at UFC 181, it was Lawler who earned the decision. But not without some controversy. It was the…

December 7th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 82 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Michael Stets, journalist for MMA Mania to recap UFC 181. Then Canadian lightweight/welterweight fighter Ryan Dickson joins us to talk about his career and why a call up from the UFC might not be that far off.   1)    How did…

December 7th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

12 years, 6 months, and 27 days. That was the amount of time between Robbie Lawler making his UFC debut (a decision victory over Aaron Riley on May 10th, 2002) and finally capturing UFC gold. Lawler winning a belt was something that up until a year ago nobody had seriously considered. He was a fashionable…

December 7th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 181 took place tonight at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the card top-to-bottom was one of the best the UFC has put on to date as it featured a number of brutal finishes and a huge upset in the main event. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites and three…

December 6th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight title bout: Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks (-210) vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (+190) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 181 will see Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks make his first UFC welterweight title defense against the man he defeated to…

December 6th, 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 analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 181 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

December 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 181. 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. 1: Johny Hendricks vs. Carlos Condit – UFC 158 Upcoming Bout: Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie…

December 3rd, 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 181 card. And for the first time ever, the 1st place prize for our FREEROLL is $50! If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try…

December 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 181 is a five-round title fight between UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and No. 1 contender Gilbert Melendez. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Pettis is a -250 favorite (bet $250 to win $100) while Melendez is a +210 underdog (bet $100 to win $210). MMA oddsmaker…

December 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 181 is a five-round title fight between UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Hendricks is a -220 favorite (bet $-220 to win $100) while Lawler is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker…